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The new Crepes & Burgers restaurant in Citrus Heights was recently featured on Good Day Sacramento, along with another business. // CH Sentinel

Three Citrus Heights businesses featured in recent ‘Good Day’ TV spots

Three recently opened businesses in Citrus Heights were featured on Good Day Sacramento over the past two weeks, with owners and representatives showing off local food, music, and a look inside a large memory care facility that opened in the city last November.

Kicking off the month on March 1, Good Day featured a several-minute TV spot inside the new Crepes & Burgers cafe on Auburn Boulevard. Chef’s showed off the large menu for cameras, focusing in on a Nutella dessert crepe and a…

by · March 11, 2017 · Business, Community
A rendering of the proposed new ARCO in Citrus Heights, as seen from Sunrise Boulevard. // Image courtesy, Barghausen Consulting

Take a Look: see 3 aerial, side views of proposed ARCO on Sunrise Blvd

The Sentinel has obtained these three renderings of the proposed new ARCO gas station and car wash at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Sungarden Drive. Images were provided by Barghausen Consulting, which is listed as the applicant for the project…

by · March 11, 2017 · Business
An architectural rendering shows the layout of a proposed ARCO gas station and car wash at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Sungarden Drive. // Image courtesy, Barghausen Consulting

Images of proposed Citrus Heights ARCO released; opposition continues

Artistic renderings of the proposed 24-hour ARCO on Sunrise Boulevard were presented to a group of residents and business owners Wednesday night, drawing some positive comments — but mostly objections from nearby residents.

In a meeting that was somewhat tense at times, Architect Dan Goalwin of Barghausen Consulting gave a short overview of the project, focusing on the layout being designed to be “very sympathetic to the neighborhood.” Knowing the audience was largely opposed to the proposal, he noted that the layout sought to address noise concerns by placing the car wash and dryer “as far away as possible” from homes located across the street on Sungarden Drive…

by · March 10, 2017 · Business
PizzaRev plans to open a new 'flame-fired' pizza franchise in Citrus Heights later this year. // Courtesy, PizzaRev

These 6 restaurants and businesses plan to open in Citrus Heights this year

Yogurt. Coffee. Pizza. Southwestern food. What do all of these have in common? They’re all menu options at new restaurants slated to open in Citrus Heights by the end of 2017.

Restaurants and businesses already opened this year include Tres Hermanos Taqueria on Greenback Lane, Black Bear Diner at the corner of Madison Avenue and Sunrise Boulevard, Crepes & Burgers at 8000 Auburn Blvd., and a new raw pet food store near the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Old Auburn Road.

Here are six more on tap to open this year…

The annual Spring Carnival has set up in the Sunrise Mall parking lot for the past 10 years and will return in 2017. // Image courtesy, Brass Ring Amusements

2017 Spring Carnival to bring rides, attractions to Sunrise Mall

Promising to bring 10 days of rides and amusement to Citrus Heights, the annual Spring Carnival is scheduled to once again set up in the Sunrise Mall parking lot from March 10 through 19.

Harry Mason, CEO of Brass Ring Amusements, said the carnival will feature a variety of rides, including a carousel, ferris wheel, and a “Drop Zone” tower. Various game booths will also be featured…

by · March 4, 2017 · Business, Community
Black Bear Diner will open in Citrus Heights on Feb. 13 // CH Sentinel

Opening date finally set for Black Bear Diner in Citrus Heights

The long-awaited opening date of Black Bear Diner near the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue has finally been announced.

Jerry Mercer, a vice president of Black Bear Diner, told The Sentinel in an email on Thursday that the new Citrus Heights restaurant will open for the first time on Feb. 13. He said the diner will be open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, with hours extended to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays…

by · February 4, 2017 · Business
Crepes & Burgers is scheduled to open on Jan. 30 on Auburn Boulevard. // CH Sentinel

Opening date finally set for new Crepes & Burgers restaurant

The long-awaited Crepes & Burgers restaurant on Auburn Boulevard will finally be opening its doors for business at the end of this month.

“We are super excited because we are finally ready to open this Jan. 30, 2017,” a post on the restaurant’s Facebook page announced Monday. The new eatery will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with menu options including…

by · January 28, 2017 · Business
An architectural rendering of what the renovated strip mall adjacent to Nation's restaurant on Sunrise Boulevard will look like. // Credit: skwarchitects.com

Outdated strip mall on Sunrise Blvd undergoing major face-lift

Updated Jan. 26, 8:54 a.m.–
Construction is currently underway to renovate a strip mall at the corner of Alta Sunrise Drive and Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights, preparing the way for several new restaurants and retail shops.

The project’s architect, Mark Marvelli of Stafford King Wiese Architects, said the building is being “significantly remodeled” and will take approximately five to six months to complete the project…

A group of about 40 residents and business owners gathered at city hall Wednesday night to discuss strategy for opposing a proposed ARCO gas station at Sunrise Blvd. and Sungarden Dr. // CH Sentinel

Residents organize, gather signatures to oppose new ARCO on Sunrise Blvd

About 40 residents and business owners gathered in the community room at city hall Wednesday night to discuss strategy for opposing a proposal to build an ARCO gas station and convenience store at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Sungarden Drive in Citrus Heights.

The proposal was submitted by Barghausen Consulting three months ago and resulted in enough vocal opposition and questions that the mayor previously called a special community meeting in…

by · January 21, 2017 · Business, Community
A boarded up door and front window are still left as indicators of a break-in at Once Upon a Child in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

Windows smashed at kids used clothing store; gumball machine stolen

Owners of Once Upon a Child in Citrus Heights received an unwanted visit last week when their store’s front windows were shattered and a gumball machine filled with change was stolen.

Maxa Roe, who owns the children’s used toy and clothing store in the Citrus Town Center along with her husband Mike, told The Sentinel in a phone interview that her store was broken into before dawn on Jan. 10…

by · January 21, 2017 · Business, Police
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