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Local Area Tidbits

09/30/2008 05:00PM ● By Super Admin
This issue marks the fourth anniversary of our Readers’ Choice Awards – inside you’ll find your top picks for community businesses, figures and organizations.

Look out for piano retailer Sherman Clay, new to Roseville as of September, and Sonoma County eatery Johnny Garlic’s, opening in Roseville this month…

There’s twice the reason to head out to The Greenhouse restaurant in Roseville for great brew. Not only is it one of the few organic microbreweries in the nation, but the Brewmaster is one of only 23 Supreme Master Brew judges in the world! …

How well do you know your community athletes? The Sierra College Wolverine Athletic Association is holding a “Search for Elusive Wolverines” contest until October 15th. Entrants must submit photo or video evidence of a “Wolverine Sighting”– a glimpse of a Sierra College athletic alumnus, the name of the alumnus and the sport he or she played at Sierra College, to compete. The contestant who sends in the most sightings will receive a $100 cash prize and two passes for all sporting events for the upcoming year. For more information or to submit an entry, e-mail Susanne Michaels at

Have you been to Old Town Roseville lately? The words “cool” and “urban” may not have been associated with this part of town in the past, but stop by Basic Urban Kitchen and see one of the resasons Old Town is helping to put “urban” back into suburban.…

Congratulations to novelist Jennifer Martin, who was awarded the Moondance International Film Festival’s Columbine award for her screenplay, The Hunatics Club. The award is presented to an author whose work promotes non-violence and alternatives to violent conflict resolution…

The philanthropic spirit of the Rotary Club of Roseville doesn’t just serve our own community – it extends beyond our nation’s borders! The Rotary Club recently donated an ambulance to the Mexican Red Cross…

Nominees for the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance’s Elly Awards were announced – the Theatre at Granite Bay received two nominations, Woodcreek High School, Whitney High School, and Auburn’s Music and More Arts Academy and Theatre each received six, Oakmont High School received seven, and Roseville’s Magic Circle Theatre received 20. Bravo! Check out the results at

It’s October and time to break out the jack-o-lanterns, scarecrows and mountains of candy corn! Parents can bring kids aged 12 and under to Sunset Center Main Hall in Rocklin for a safe alternative to trick-or-treating. Kids will enjoy prizes, games, bounce houses and goody bags. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 916-625-5200 or visit

In the “oops, we’re-only-human” department, we must note that the photo for Granito’s A Garlic Experience Chef Daniel Seifried in our July issue’s Dish was incorrect. Take a look in the October issue for the correct photograph, and stop by Granito’s to taste Chef Daniel’s delights.

That’s all for now, but check in next month as we ring in the holiday season with our annual Thanksgiving issue!

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