What's Up In September 2022: The Newest Awards, Events, and Announcements from El Dorado County to Roseville
Fig Tree Coffee, Art & Music Lounge has relocated from 222 Vernon Street to 217 Vernon Street in Roseville. The revamped space features the same high-quality craft coffee, live music, and friendly baristas, but now has an expanded menu full of breakfast and lunch entrées and a large assortment of gluten-free pastries. For more info, including details on becoming a Fig Tree member, visit figtreecoffee.com/replanting.
Toll Brothers (tollbrothers.com), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, announced the opening of 15 model homes at Regency at Folsom Ranch (regencyatfolsom.com), an exclusive gated 55+ master-planned community featuring an array of luxury designs with access to premium resort-style amenities, dog parks, and miles of outdoor trails and biking paths. Potential homebuyers are invited to get inspired as they browse a variety of exquisite home designs and floor plan options.
Folsom-based Foodom (myfoodom.com)—a private chef services marketplace that offers personalized, healthy meals prepared weekly by private chefs in your own kitchen at an affordable price point—has partnered with Davis-based Pair Anything (pairanything.com), a food and beverage tech company, to elevate dine-at-home experiences with wine pairings from Scott Harvey Wines (scottharveywines.com). All three businesses feature female founders and business owners: Reneta Jenik, Christy Serrato, and Jana Harvey.
Over Labor Day weekend (September 3-5) from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., traffic signals on both eastbound and westbound U.S. 50 in Placerville will be set to stay green so that traffic may flow freely. Trip to Green is intended to be a low-cost simulation of how potential infrastructure improvements could improve traffic flow through the city. Detours will be available; for maps, routes, and more info, visit bit.ly/TripToGreen.
Congrats to Roseville for being ranked 21st overall and the highest in California as the “Best City to Live in the U.S.” by livability.com. Locations were examined on various criteria, including economic stability, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics, social and civic capital, and health care. Read more at livability.com/best-places/2022-top-100-best-places-to-live-in-the-us.
ACCEL Access El Dorado launched a 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (accesseldorado.org/988lifeline) to increase awareness of mental health resources both nationally and locally. The 988 dialing code is available to everyone; when people call, text, or chat “988,” they’re connected to trained counselors who will listen, provide support, and provide further resources if necessary.
The owners of Folsom Bike and Folsom Grind, Wilson and Erin Gorrell, have sold their beloved businesses to Trek Retail Corporation. Beginning this month, Trek Bicycle of Folsom and Trek Bicycle of El Dorado Hills will continue providing superb service and selling top-quality bikes and gear to the region’s cycling community.
The Roseville Grants Advisory Commission presented 21 local nonprofits with $279,681 in competitive grant funding from the City’s Citizens’ Benefit Fund and Roseville Employees Annual Charitable Hearts (REACH) Fund. This year’s recipients included Placer Food Bank ($26,083), Stand Up Placer ($30,000), and Roseville Police Activities League ($10,500).
by MEGAN WISKUSCity of Roseville photo by Holly Klein. Photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.