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The past 12 months of 2020 were filled with ups and downs in Citrus Heights and across the nation, with the city welcoming new businesses and also saying goodbye to some.
Below are 10 businesses that closed their doors in Citrus Heights in 2020.
Stein Mart. Starting off the year in January 2020, Stein Mart in the Birdcage Marketplace announced clearance sales of its merchandise, in preparation for the store’s closure. See prior article: Stein Mart to close store in Citrus Heights; clearance sales underway
Pier 1 Imports. Also announcing closure in January was the Pier 1 store at 6245 Sunrise Blvd., which closed along with several hundred other company stores nationwide.
Mom’s Floral Shop. A floral shop at 8252 Auburn Blvd. was forced to close in October after a longstanding dispute with the landlord who claimed the tenant failed to pay nearly 12 months in back rent. For more, see story: Citrus Heights floral shop forced to close amid landlord-tenant dispute
Cut it Up. A small barber shop across from the former Sylvan Middle School lot closed its doors in 2020, amid the pandemic. The shop has since reopened with new owners and a different name.
Silver Dragon. A popular Chinese restaurant in the Sunrise Village Shopping center closed its doors in January, in advance of extensive plans to renovate the aging shopping plaza. For more, see prior story: Popular Chinese restaurant in Citrus Heights closes; plans to relocate
Car Czar. The Car Czar auto repair shop at Greenback Lane and San Juan Avenue was transferred to a new owner and was renamed over the summer. For more, see story from August: End of an era for Citrus Heights auto shop
Costume Junction. The popular costume shop closed its Auburn Boulevard location in June, citing struggles due to the pandemic. The shop’s website says costume rentals are still available through phone orders and email orders. See prior story: Citrus Heights costume shop closes doors permanently after COVID-19 hardships
Burger King. The Burger King restaurant at 8030 Greenback Ln. closed in 2020, several months after announcing it was under new management. See prior article: Boarded-up Burger King to become new Popeyes chicken restaurant
Kentucky Fried Chicken. The KFC restaurant at 8034 Greenback Ln. abruptly closed its doors in December, for unconfirmed reasons. See more in prior article: Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant abruptly closes in Citrus Heights
PizzaRev. Closing out the year, PizzaRev at 5450 Sunrise Blvd. closed its doors. The business first opened in 2018, following a remodel of the retail center.
2020 also saw new businesses open in Citrus Heights. To read about seven businesses that opened their doors in town last year, see article: Citrus Heights still saw new business openings in 2020, despite pandemic
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