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Crepes & Burgers, a new restaurant on Auburn Bouleveard, has been delayed again in opening. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights News Briefs: SJHS theft, Crepes & Burgers, stolen truck recovered

Latest local news briefs include an update on the new Crepes & Burgers restaurant on Auburn Boulevard, a $30,000 Christmas Eve theft at San Juan High School, technology aiding in the recovery of a local stolen vehicle, and latest news on Beer Dogs’ plans for expansion.

Up to $30k in equipment stolen from San Juan High School on Christmas Eve–
San Juan High School received an unexpected visit on Christmas Eve, when thousands of dollars of equipment were stolen from the school’s auto shop…

by · December 31, 2016 · Business, Community
Two employees place a lunch order on opening day at the new Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches shop in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

New sandwich shop opens in Citrus Heights; promises ‘freaky fast’ orders

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches opened a new franchise location in Citrus Heights on Tuesday, taking up one of the remaining spots in the new shopping center at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue.

The restaurant chain is known for its speedy ordering and delivery, fresh-baked bread that’s made every four hours, and preservative-free meats with no artificial ingredients. Menu selections include the 8-inch “Hunter’s Club,” which…

by · December 14, 2016 · Business
Louise Hansen-Cordray, owner of Java Cherry in Citrus Heights, chats with a customer after serving up a cup of coffee.

Java Cherry: neighborhood coffee house offers unique appeal in Citrus Heights

It’s a cozy location, backset just far enough from a busy intersection in Citrus Heights that many people still don’t notice it while driving by. But this year, Java Cherry celebrated four years in business, having gained a growing and intensely loyal following of local coffee drinkers…

by · December 10, 2016 · Business
Mayor Jeannie Bruins addresses a standing-room-only audience of residents concerned about a new ARCO proposed on Sunrise Boulevard. // CH Sentinel

Residents pack out meeting to oppose new ARCO on Sunrise Blvd

A standing-room-only audience of concerned Citrus Heights residents filed into a small room at the new Citrus Heights city hall Monday night, eager to make their voice heard about a controversial proposal to build a new ARCO gas station and car wash at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Sungarden Drive.

The proposal was submitted by Barghausen Consulting last month and includes plans to demolish the existing multi-story office building and construct a 3,000-square-feet AM/PM convenience store, a 42-feet-by-110-feet covered area for eight gas pumps, and a small car wash…

by · November 30, 2016 · Business, Community
A proposal construct a new gas station at the old Wells Fargo office location on Sunrise Boulevard and Sungarden Drive is under review by the City of Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

Demolition proposal to build new Citrus Heights gas station sparks opposition

A developer’s proposal to demolish the old Wells Fargo office building at Sunrise Boulevard and Sungarden Drive in order to build a new ARCO gas station has generated enough emails to city leaders that the mayor of Citrus Heights has called for a community meeting on Monday night at city hall.

According to online planning department records and a public notice posted at the development location, the proposal was submitted by Barghausen Consulting last month and includes plans for a 3,000-square-feet AM/PM convenience store, a…

by · November 26, 2016 · Business
A new restaurant called Crepes and Burgers is now slated to open by December, owners said. // CH Sentinel

Crepes & Burgers eatery in Citrus Heights to open by December

Construction-related issues have delayed the opening of a new “Crepes & Burgers” restaurant on Auburn Boulevard, but owners now say the new eatery will open by December of this year.

As previously reported on The Sentinel, 30-year-old Martin Garcia and his business partner Jose Garcia, no relation, are turning the old Charlie’s Cafe building on Auburn Boulevard into what they describe will be a cafe-style atmosphere with crepes, burgers, beer and more…

by · November 5, 2016 · Business
Black Bear Diner hopes to open next year in this new 5,000 square foot building in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

When is Black Bear Diner going to open in Citrus Heights?

A 5,000-square-foot building in the new shopping center at Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue is now complete and slated to become a Black Bear Diner, but a company executive confirmed last week that the Diner’s opening has been delayed again.

Although previously targeting an opening date as early as July 2016, and then September, and then November, the location likely won’t open until next…

by · October 19, 2016 · Business
Moe's Southwest Grill will open on Oct. 20 at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue. // CH Sentinel

MOE’S: New southwest grill to open Oct. 20 in Citrus Heights

A new southwest fast-casual restaurant will open on Thursday in the new Capital Nursery Plaza at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue in Citrus Heights, according to a company director.

Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants feature Subway-style meal creation, with orders custom made at a counter in front of the patron. Meal selections range from quesadilla’s to tacos and salads, with grass-fed steak and organic tofu options advertised on the menu. Free chips and salsa come with every order as well…

by · October 15, 2016 · Business
Hometown Buffet on Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights closed its doors for the final time last week. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights News Briefs: Hometown Buffet closes, Tingle retires, veterans event

Latest local news briefs include the closure of Hometown Buffet on Sunrise Boulevard, hundreds attending a community center event to bid Henry Tingle farewell as the city’s manager, and a veterans event at the Rusch Home raising over $10,000.

Hometown Buffet closes doors in Citrus Heights; auctions off equipment, furniture–
Although the restaurant’s logo remained lit this week, The Hometown Buffet on Sunrise Boulevard closed its doors for the final time last week, quickly holding an auction for equipment and other salvageable interior items over the weekend…

by · October 5, 2016 · Business, Community
The Human Bean drive-thru, pictured here in Rocklin. // CH Sentinel

Human Bean: coffee drive-thru seeks to open new Citrus Heights location

For those looking for a new way to get their morning caffeine fix, plans are underway to bring a new coffee drive-thru to Citrus Heights at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Old Auburn Road.

Human Bean franchise owner Amie Wallace told The Sentinel via email last week she is hoping to open her new Citrus Heights location early next year. She said plans have been submitted to the City and are currently in the design review stage, with planning commission approval and…

by · September 21, 2016 · Business
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