Beer Dogs restaurant signs have already popped up at Sylvan Corners, advertising the soon-to-open new eatery in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

Beer Dogs: new eatery to feature gourmet hotdogs, craft beer

A new gourmet hotdog and craft beer restaurant is scheduled to open in Citrus Heights as early as next month, with plans to quickly expand to other locations in the region as well.

Located between JB Liquors and a Bearpaw shoes store at Sylvan Corners, Beer Dogs spokesman and senior partner Zachary Swithenbank said the new “quick-service” restaurant will offer menu selections ranging from tater tots and kids meals to a choice of 10 different hotdog options…

by · August 3, 2016 · Business
File photo, Sports Authority in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel.

Sports Authority in Citrus Heights to permanently close on July 27

The Citrus Heights Sports Authority store will permanently close its doors to the public on July 27, a manager confirmed via phone Friday.

The manager, who requested her name not be published, said less than half the items are left in the store. She said current sales prices are listed at 60 to 80 percent off, with mostly apparel items and cleats remaining…

by · July 23, 2016 · Business
The 28.7-acre Montage Apartments in Citrus Heights is located on Fair Oaks Boulevard. // Image credit: Google.

Citrus Heights apartment community sells for $74 million

The 28-acre Montage Apartment community in Citrus Heights has been sold to a southern California-based investor group for $74 million.

According to a news release this week from the investment sales group Marcus & Millichap, the sale was arranged by its Investment Property Advisors division. The sales price for the 636-unit property averages to just over $116,000 per…

by · July 9, 2016 · Business
File photo, a new Jimmy John's sandwich franchise opened in Roseville last December. Another location is set to open mid-September in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

New Jimmy John’s to bring sandwich delivery to Citrus Heights

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches is planning to open a new Citrus Heights location this year, promising “freaky fast” sandwich preparation and local delivery.

Franchisee Phil Hornstra told The Sentinel via email this week that the new location is scheduled to open in mid-September, joining the recently opened Smart & Final Extra store in the new shopping center under construction at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue…

by · June 15, 2016 · Business
A photo of food trucks at a prior event in Rusch Park. Credit: Sunrise Recreation and Park District

Monthly Food Truck Mania event hits Rusch Park thru Sept

Looking for some food truck flavor in Citrus Heights? Every second Wednesday through September, Food Truck Mania is on schedule to take over part of Rusch Park with a diverse selection of mobile street food offerings.

The monthly event is hosted by SactoMoFo, a group organizing food truck events in the region, and the Sunrise Recreation and Park District. The local event series kicked off last summer at Rusch Park and is continuing this year as well, with food and music on tap each time from 5 to 8 p.m…

by · June 8, 2016 · Business, Community
A new crepes and burger cafe is scheduled to open later this year on Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights.

New ‘Crepes & Burgers’ cafe to open in Citrus Heights

A pair of chefs 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.

Jose Garcia and his business partner, Martin Garcia, met 12 years ago when Jose was a manager at Sacramento’s popular Crepeville restaurant and hired Martin as a cook. Several years later, the two Garcias (no relation) went into business together, taking over an East Sacramento crepe restaurant and naming it…

by · June 1, 2016 · Business
PizzaRev plans to open a new 'flame-fired' pizza franchise in Citrus Heights later this year. // Courtesy, PizzaRev

PizzaRev to bring ‘3-minute’ pizza franchise to Citrus Heights

A new Southern California-based pizza franchise is planning to open two Sacramento-area locations later this year, including one on Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights.

Entering an already crowded pizza market in 2012, the relatively new PizzaRev restaurant chain has sought to distinguish itself with a “craft your own” pizza assembly process, with diners traveling along an open counter and selecting toppings from a wide array of choices in front of…

by · May 11, 2016 · Business
The Aeropostale clothing store in Citrus Heights is slated for closure within the next six month, according to a May 4 company announcement.

Sunrise Mall Aeropostale store slated for closure amid bankruptcy

Updated May 7, 8:39 p.m.–
The Aeropostale clothing store in Citrus Heights is among 113 stores across the country slated to close within the next six months, as the company undergoes Chapter 11 bankruptcy and significant transformation.

On May 4, the company posted a complete list of locations slated for closure, with the Citrus Heights store listed along with four other Aeropostale stores in California. In a news release on Wednesday, the company said store closing sales will begin this weekend, starting May 7…

by · May 4, 2016 · Business
A new Smart & Final Extra store will open at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue on May 4, 2016.

New Smart & Final to open May 4 in Citrus Heights

On Wednesday, Citrus Heights will welcome the grand opening of a new 28,000-square-feet grocery store at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue.

“We are excited to join the community and looking forward to meeting our new friends & neighbors,” the Southern California-based Smart & Final company announced on its Facebook page earlier…

by · April 30, 2016 · Business, Community
Alvin Nguyen, future Pho ABC manager in Citrus Heights, cleans up some old shelving outside the former Waffle House on Greenback Lane.

Popular Vietnamese ‘pho’ restaurant expanding to Citrus Heights

“Pho ABC” in Folsom plans to expand to Citrus Heights by opening a second restaurant in the old Waffle Square building on Greenback Lane.

The new location’s future manager, Alvin Nguyen, said the restaurant is expected to open next month in May, offering diners a selection of Vietnamese-Chinese menu items. The restaurant’s current location on East Bidwell Street has earned a 4-out-of-5 star overall rating from more than 200 reviewers on…

by · April 27, 2016 · Business