Niche Biz: Custom Jeans

Richard, one of the cofounders, always had the idea but never really got to actually doing till he saw a inspirational article that was done on 3×1.


Wine About To Get More Expensive

Silicon Valley Bank, which provides the wine industry with commercial banking services, predicts the fine wine business will see sales growth of 7 to 11 percent this year amid a looming grape shortage.


Gold Rush on For Meteorites!

People from all over the world are in the tiny town of Lotus in El Dorado County looking for something that’s out of this world, but leave it to a stay-at-home mom walking her dog to find a precious meteorite.


Niche Biz: Privatized DMV

Cartagz is licensed and bonded with the California Department of Motor Vehicle.


“Cool” Business: Snow Chain Installer

Here’s a chance for your own really cool business: installing tire chains on frozen mountain roads this winter in California!

Win a Business in Downtown Sacramento for a Year

For entrepreneurs who have always wanted to launch a retail shop, the Downtown Sacramento Partnership is running a contest gives the winner free rent for a year.

September Small Biz Sales Up

More small and mid-sized California businesses for sale found buyers last month than in any September over the past five years.


West Coast Franchise Show Oct 12-14, 2012

This weekend, October 12-14, the 2012 West Coast Franchise Show and its 180 exhibitors will descend on the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.