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Newaygo Brewing Company is a 100 seat full service restaurant and brewery opened by Eric, Nick, and Krista Looman in May 2015. When they initially found their location they self-financed the building and reached out to their local banker for building improvements, equipment, and working capital. Nick had spent many hours as front of the house staff in restaurants. Krista had been on the team of the 2nd largest caterer in Sacramento. After several years of home-based brewing, they decided to join forces with Nick’s brother and accountant, Eric, and open a brewery in Newaygo, an untapped mark...

Maria Harrington opened Casa de Español in downtown Sacramento in 2011 to pay homage to her Mexican heritage. The school, which offers Spanish classes to children and adults soon outgrew its original space. Harrington found a new location, which would allow her to add a Spanish immersion preschool, an after-school program, and a weekend center for children; a library with Spanish-language books; a new outdoor location for meetups; and continue to grow the school’s expanding enrollment.

She turned to ...