‘It feels like we just opened a new place’: Ike’s Quarter Cafe reopens, with changes

‘It feels like we just opened a new place’: Ike’s Quarter Cafe reopens, with changes

Originally published in The Union A reality for many businesses, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a wave of change — and in the case of Ike’s Quarter Cafe and local designer Eileen Kennedy, a new beginning has followed. In March, Ike’s Quarter Cafe owner Ike Frazee began working in the meat department at…

TechTonic Tuesday Goes Behind the Scenes with Diagnostic Imaging at SNMH

TechTonic Tuesday Goes Behind the Scenes with Diagnostic Imaging at SNMH

Ever wonder why it’s REALLY important to take off all of your jewelry before an MRI? Why there is a 10-foot thick cement wall around one special room in the hospital? How about what is safer as far as radiation exposure – driving over Donner Summit or getting a chest x-ray? Or what that x-ray…

Small Business and Non-Profit COVID-19 Relief Fund Round 3 Grant Application Deadline extended to 8/28

Small Business and Non-Profit COVID-19 Relief Fund Round 3 Grant Application Deadline extended to 8/28

Our neighbors need our help. The Wildfire Relief and Recovery campaign will provide immediate assistance to evacuees impacted by the Jones Fire- providing short-term assistance to fill immediate needs such as temporary accommodations, groceries, gas, etc. or make repairs necessary to help get people rehoused, and assessing recovery needs. Requests will be vetted by County caseworkers. Please select…

TechTonic Tuesday TV – Telemedicine

TechTonic Tuesday TV – Telemedicine

The Tech Connection is proud to present the first TechTonic Tuesday TV in a series on our local Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. David Carroll sat down (virtually) with Kimberly Parker, executive director of the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation for an illuminating conversation about telemedicine, how COVID-19 has changed the day-to-day flow of the hospital…

County Supervisors Allocate $250,000 to the Nevada County Relief Fund for Third Round of Grants to Small Businesses and “Safety-net” Nonprofits

County Supervisors Allocate $250,000 to the Nevada County Relief Fund for Third Round of Grants to Small Businesses and “Safety-net” Nonprofits

Round 3 Grant Applications due August 21st; Apply online at https://www.nevcorelief.org/apply/ Nevada City, CA – In mid-July, the Board of Supervisors allocated $250,000 in State Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to the Nevada County Relief Fund, part of the $3 Million total set aside to support small businesses and nonprofits hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic….

The 4 Pieces of Content That Can Make or Break a Retail Website
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The 4 Pieces of Content That Can Make or Break a Retail Website

Small businesses are scrambling to launch e-commerce websites to make up for a lack of foot traffic in their brick and mortar stores during the pandemic. I recently wrote about an artist who reaped some unexpected benefits from this transition. In their haste to get websites up, retailers might be tempted to launch with the bare minimum….

Writer’s Resources – How to Self Publish
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Writer’s Resources – How to Self Publish

Curious how to turn your voluminous novels into a money-making book that anyone can buy—without going through a publisher (and extra aggravation)? Our Writer’s Resources meetup last week hosted self-publishing gurus Catharine Bramkamp, writing coach and author of a dozen books, and Mila Johansen, public speaker and author of twenty-two plays and two books, for…

Small Business Mask & Sanitizer Distribution Succeeds Thanks to Generous Nevada County Spirit
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Small Business Mask & Sanitizer Distribution Succeeds Thanks to Generous Nevada County Spirit

In just 6 days, approximately 1,300 gallons of hand sanitizer and 314,000 surgical masks were given to more than 1,000 small businesses from Truckee to Penn Valley. The Nevada County spirit was on full display as volunteers from civic organizations, athletic clubs, service groups, chambers of commerce, special districts and local agencies banded together to…

TechTonic Tuesday TV – Lars Ortegren and Solar Power
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TechTonic Tuesday TV – Lars Ortegren and Solar Power

Back in February we had the pleasure of having Lars Ortegren of California Solar Electric Company speak to us about solar power backup systems. The video is now up on our YouTube channel, subscribe and check out what else we have for you to enjoy!