The Crocker Art Museum’s 2021 annual Art Auction Season is online and in-person, with more than 300 works from the region’s most prominent established and emerging artists open for bidding.
When they opened Capital Confections, a small business
specializing in handcrafted chocolates, more than 24 years
ago, husband-and-wife partners Teresa and Craig Higgins knew to
expect the unexpected.
The Western Depot in Yuba City has carved out a niche in the model railroad industry for 44 years with its impressive inventory, knowledgeable staff and timeless train decor.
Comstock’s executive editor predicts the recovery of the wine and travel industries.
“For 95 years, Grebitus Jewelers has served the greater Sacramento region as a trusted jewelry and gift house, offering not only fine jewelry, watches and specialty gift items, but also providing valuable related services,” says owner Ted Grebitus. “As a true jewelry and gift house, we offer so much under one roof.”
Card shops have been declining in number the past 20 years, but
there’s a gold rush in the industry today.
Elyse Tolles is a one-woman show — a designer of artful jewelry
and a former flutist.
Small businesses continue to open, and some longtimers — like Tess’ Kitchen & Culinary — have found ways to thrive under new owners.
Miranda Culp and Laurelin Gilmore are accustomed to the look of
wonder on the faces of the people who stumble into their
independent bookshop, Amatoria Fine Art Books.
In the heart of historic downtown Winters, Al Calderone
builds guitars, teaches the craft of guitar and ukulele making,
and gives lessons.