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Optimistic businesses buck the odds

Against all odds, some bold entrepreneurs have opted to open or expand a local business in 2009. Maddison Bell, 24, opened Minx Salon and Spa in October. The beauty salon is locat ...

Loomis awards first-ever business loan

Town of Loomis officials have awarded their first-ever business loan to Black Bear Outdoors. The Loomis council approved the $50,000 loan at their Nov. 21 continued meeting. Accord ...

Black Bear Outdoors opens on Taylor Road

Black Bear Outdoors has opened at 3587 Taylor Road, across from the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis. The store provides kayak rentals and sales of white water and flatwater kayaks, ...