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What's Up In December 2023: Notable happenings in our local communities.

Boutique fitness franchise Yogasix ( is opening a brick and mortar at 1006 White Rock Road, Suite 110, in El Dorado Hills. The aptly named studio offers six types of energizing, empowering, and fun classes—both heated and non-heated—including slow flow, strength and flexibility building, and cardio.



Uncle Sharkii (, an affordable poke bar whose mission is to provide busy families with a convenient, healthy, and streamlined dining option, opened inside Roseville’s Walmart at 900 Pleasant Grove Boulevard. In addition to poke bowls with simple, high-quality toppings, they also serve boba teas and Dole soft serve.

Uncle Sharkii


Redding-based restaurant chain Casa Ramos (—which serves homemade Mexican food in festive, family-friendly environs—is opening an outpost in Roseville at 1563 Eureka Road. In addition to a fun kids’ menu and traditional favorites (burritos, tacos, nachos, etc.), they also serve burgers and lighter, heart-healthy dishes.

Popular drive-thru coffee company Dutch Bros (—known for their creative hot and cold beverages, commitment to serving the community, and upbeat customer service—is opening a new, larger location with both indoor and outdoor seating at 4610 Sierra College Boulevard in Rocklin.

Dutch Bros


Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant Jayna Gyro (, whose menu focuses on Greek and Turkish cuisine (house-made lavash wraps, beef and lamb pitas, bowls, gyros, salads, dips, desserts, and more) is opening an approximately 2,600-square-foot space at 1132 Galleria Boulevard, Suite 100, in Roseville.

Jayna Gyro


Two Michelin-recognized chefs, Brad Cecchi of Canon ( and Patricio Wise of Nixtaco (, are partnering to open Cantina Pedregal ( at 185 Placerville Road, Suite 150, in Folsom. The “gathering place,” scheduled to open in early 2024, will serve an elevated menu with dishes, cocktails, and flavors heavily influenced by Northern Mexico’s Monterrey region—think fire-roasted ribeye, chicken, octopus, and vegetables served in a shareable format with house-made tortillas, plus small plates (botanas), crudos, and more. For updates, follow @cantinapedregal on Instagram.

Brad Cecchi and Patricio Wise


Extreme-value retailer Grocery Outlet (, which brings customers traditional big brands at low prices, opened its newest local location at 3040 Green Valley Road in Cameron Park. In addition to ample organic offerings, the store also sells a large, high-quality selection of dairy, meat, and wine.

Grocery Outlet


Blend, a café serving protein shakes, açaí bowls, specialty teas, coffee, and other protein-based snacks, is opening in the El Dorado Hills Town Center at 4357 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 112. Come nighttime, the business will transition into a kava bar.

Head to Folsom’s newly opened Pasta Crush ( at 1300 East Bidwell Street, Suite 145, to build-your-own bowl with whatever noodles (including a gluten-free option), scratch-made sauce, protein, and toppings your palate desires. The fast-casual eatery also serves signature pasta entrées, including beef stroganoff, meatball marinara, garlic shrimp, and pesto mushroom.

Boutique fitness chain Club Pilates (—which welcomes all ages and levels of fitness—opened a studio at 4311 Post Street, Suite 420-A, in El Dorado Hills. In addition to reformers, the space also features other apparatus (TRX, Exo-Chair, Bosu balls, mats, rollers, etc.) and offers classes like “Cardio Sculpt,” “Restore,” and “Center + Balance.”

Club Pilates


Congrats to Kara Sather for being appointed as the new relationship manager at Marshall Foundation for Community Health (, the philanthropic arm of Marshall Medical Center ( Sather, known for her distinguished career in community development and strategic leadership, brings a wealth of experience and passion for creating a lasting impact within the El Dorado County community.

Kara Sather


The Placer County Association of REALTORS' (PCAR) Masters Club Committee hosted their annual Cheers for Charity event at La Provence in Roseville. With over 60 members in attendance, the group raised more than $1,790 for the PCAR Foundation (, which offers charitable support to Placer County nonprofits that provide food, clothing, shelter, and/or mental health services, in addition to educational scholarships for local students.

Placer County Association


Learn how to cook classic Italian dishes, including parmigiana di melanzane (baked eggplant parmesan) on December 3 and lasagne al forno (beef lasagna) on December 16, at an Italian Cooking Class. Both hands-on courses are hosted at the Murer House in Folsom from 2-4 p.m. To register and for more info, visit

Red Bus Brewing Co. (—a small-batch production brewery and taproom at 802 Reading Street, Suite A, in Folsom—is planning to add a permanent patio area and accessory prep kitchen. Slated to open in Spring 2024, they’ll serve wood-fired pizzas along with gourmet pretzels and salads.

Red Bus Brewing Co.


The El Dorado Hills Certified Farmers’ Market—sited at the El Dorado Hills Town Center behind Nibblers Popcorn and Trek Bicycle—is now open year-round, rain or shine (major storm cancels). From 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays, discover a cornucopia of delights from area farms and explore stalls brimming with homemade treasures.

El Dorado Hills Farmers' Market


Head to Wakamatsu Farm (941 Cold Springs Road) in Placerville every Wednesday this month (December 6, 13, 20, and 27) for Wakamatsu Wednesdays—farm workdays centered around small site improvement projects that may include weeding, native plant cultivation, orchard care, trail maintenance, and upkeep tasks. All ages are welcome, but an adult must accompany children under 16. Workdays are from 9:30/10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; pre-registration is required. To sign up, visit

Wakamatsu Farm


Congrats to Valley View Elementary, Russell Ranch Elementary, Rocklin Academy Meyers, and Rocklin Academy Turnstone for securing a spot as one of the top 10 “Best Public Elementary Schools” in the Sacramento area. The ranking from was based on factors including academics, diversity, student-teacher ratio, and student and parent evaluations.

City of Roseville residents are invited to download the myRSVL app for free (available on the Apple and Google Play stores) to easily report and track concerns on a wide range of local, non-emergency issues (graffiti removal, pothole repair, irrigation and/or, drainage issues, park maintenance, public nuisances, etc.). For more info, visit

Brad Cecchi and Patricio Wise photo by Taylor Allred ©stylemediagroup. Club Pilates photo courtesy of Club Pilates. EDH Farmers' Market photo by Angela Cardena Photography. Wakamatsu Farm photoby Melissa Lobach. Other photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.