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‘We’re Open’ Business Feature: Tempo Studios

Tempo Studios is a Rocklin-based music studio founded in 2018 that offers lessons in vocals, music theory and a wide range of instruments from electric guitar to bagpipes. Their network of local instructors teach a variety of lesson plans virtually or in studio for any level of aspiring musician, beginner or experienced, young or adult.  

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‘We’re Open’ Business Feature: Bubble University

Craving a sweet treat? Stop by Rocklin’s newest boba shop, Bubble University, on Sunset Blvd., to try one of their boba teas, smoothies, or specialty drinks.

Bubble University’s first location is in Roseville, but due to their popularity and established customer base (many of which come from Rocklin), ownership decided to extend their services to a second location in Rocklin.

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‘We’re Open’ Business Feature: Zoom Classes with Genesis Yoga by Jessica

In a time of increased stress and weariness, local business owner Jessica White believes yoga can be a great way to slow down, breath, and practice some much-needed self-care.

Through Genesis Yoga by Jessica, her vision is to offer yoga and wellness services that bring a positive and guiding light to her students’ fitness journey. White is an experienced yoga instructor, and her classes incorporate a variety of restorative movements, breathing exercises, and guided meditation techniques.

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Hi-Tones Record Store
"Shop Placer" Business Feature

Hi-Tones Record Store

Shop Placer and show love for local by supporting Rocklin and other local businesses this holiday season. Check out this message from Rocklin’s own Hi-Tones Record Store. A few records might make a great gift! Visit their page for hours and contact info.

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California Organics in Rocklin offering curbside pickup

California Organics Rocklin Curbside Pickup

After 20 years of serving Nevada City area residents at their brick and mortar store, California Organics is now branching out to bring their high quality grocery products to Rocklin with a curbside pickup location at 4829 Granite Drive, off of Highway 80.

California Organics products are made from scratch using real, organic, GMO free, sustainably produced ingredients.

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Hi-Tones Record Store
"We're Open" Business Features

The City would like to welcome a new business to Rocklin: Hi-Tones Record Store sells new and used vinyl records, CDs, DVDs, comics, and collectible music memorabilia. The store celebrated its first open day in Rocklin last Thursday after making the move from Roseville.

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One of the owners, Kristi Torrington, stands with "Baby Bartender" James.

Impact Axe

Impact Axe, an indoor axe throwing and craft beer lounge, is the latest in recreation in Rocklin—and it’s entirely safe (yes, even with the alcohol). The business opened just under a month ago by three couples who wanted to create a space for people to spend time together and enjoy each other’s company. They have partnered with Wounded Warrior Project and were involved with the first day of Rocklin Police’s six week K-9 training! Kristi Torrington, one of the partners, said, “We want to make you feel at home when you walk in.

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Fast Freddie’s

Fast Freddie’s has a new home in Rocklin! The business, owned by Adan Lopez, reopened its doors in the Stanford Ranch Plaza three weeks ago after years of being located in Roseville. Lopez took over the shop from its original owner Freddie 16 years ago, and he kept the name—and most importantly, the brick ovens! The pizza place makes most everything from scratch—dough, sauce, lasagna—and emphasizes its relationship with the customer above all else. “Most people come in for the service,” Lopez said. “All our workers are friendly, and we make everyone feel like family.

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The Lamb & The Wolf

Rocklin’s newest Greek restaurant, characterized as a “food truck off the wheels,” is now open. In November, Chef Michael “Wolf” Athanasopoulos opened the brick and mortar version of his thriving Greek and Mediterranean food truck business that serves much of Northern California. “The whole vision of the restaurant is a casual eatery that still has the charm of a food truck,” Chef Wolf says.

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CycleLife

The first cycle studio in Rocklin, CycleLife promises to make every spin class a workout you won’t want to miss! Instead of focusing on the metrics, CycleLife emphasizes riding to the beat of the music. This makes the 45-minute sessions fly by.

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Blo Blow Dry Bar

“Wash, blo, and go” is the premise for Rocklin’s latest express hair service, Blo Blow Dry Bar! Co-owners Patty Fecanin and Christie Webb are a mother-daughter duo focused on operating a business by women, for women. The goal of the shop is to make sure that all women feel fabulous, and one of the best ways to do that is to give them a beautiful hairstyle that lasts for days. This spa-like location features 10 blow-out stations, along with a makeup bar.

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Dogtopia

Dogtopia, the newest doggie daycare center in Rocklin, had its grand opening August 24 and is already thriving. The daycare’s number one emphasis is on safety so that your dog is entertained and well-cared for the entire day. This is all evident in the initial evaluation with every dog and required standard vaccines before being accepted, playrooms that separate dogs by temperament and size, and rooms and crates that are deep-cleaned twice daily.

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Jon and Bon’s Yogurt Shoppe

Jon and Bon’s Yogurt Shoppe is the newest addition to the Crossing Shopping Center in Rocklin. The family-owned business started in Chico, and it has since expanded to five locations across Northern California. Typically, the shoppe is open late to encourage community.

The company has frozen yogurt and sugar-free varieties, along with ice cream, smoothies, and shaved ice. Also available are mouth-watering toppings (including homemade granola!). Stop by to cool off or enjoy a sweet treat. Welcome to the neighborhood!

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The Curry Leaves

The Curry Leaves is a family-style restaurant offering authentic South/North Indian and Chinese cuisine at 6502 Lonetree Blvd. You can either dine-in, take-out, or cater your choice of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

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University of Beer

University of Beer (UoB) is not your average bar or restaurant. This is UoB’s fourth location, and the small chain features 48 taps with every kind of craft beer imaginable. Owner Nate Yungvanitsait says that “the goal of the restaurant is to teach our customers about beer instead of just serving it to them.” Employees are well-trained in the art of beer and routinely offer samples to ensure that customers find something they will like. UoB’s wide variety of IPAs, lights, sours, Belgians, and stouts is sure to please.

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Hard Exercise Works

It’s a concept most people believe, but one that many may not have tested. The Hard Exercise Works website promises new members will “Flip truck tires, climb ropes, and get your first pull up, all in 5 weeks.” Each exercise is class is scaled to your level of fitness, and flexible scheduling ensures you won’t have to rearrange your life to fit in a workout.

The gym is the first HEW location in California.

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Tea Republic

Rocklin’s newest milk tea option, Tea Republic, opened in January at 4810 Granite Drive, Suite A6, in the Sierra Meadows Plaza.

Tea republic serves traditional milk teas, as well as fruit tea drinks and ice blended smoothies and slushes. The cafe style establishment also offers filling food options, including poke bowls, sandwiches and other small bites. Support local business and pay them a visit.

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Roseville Motorsports

Interested in a new or pre-owned ATV, motorcycle, dirt bike, scooter, UTV or watercraft? Roseville Motorsports, now located in Rocklin at 6005 Pacific Street, may have just what you’re looking for.

Owner Sean Cope founded the business in 2002 with great customer service and a world-class shopping experience in mind. Today, the business is one of the largest Yamaha dealers in northern California, and also specializes in Kawasaki, Polaris®, Star Motorcycles or Ural Sidecar Motorcycles. 

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HomeGoods Logo

HomeGoods

The Crossings Shopping Center continues to grow with the opening of HomeGoods on June 3 adding 21,000 square-feet of retail space.

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The Pastrami Shop

The Pastrami Shop

Curiosity about The Pastrami Shop at 3101 Sunset Boulevard has been high in Rocklin as the shop’s business sign has been up for the past few months but the doors not open.