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Biz Buzz: Jack's Urban Eats eyes Roseville

By: ToLewis
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The popular Sacramento-based food chain, Jack’s Urban Eats, will be making its way to Roseville later this year. The restaurant specializes in California Hoffbrau cuisine, made-to-order sandwiches, carved meats and made-to-order salads. It will be located in the old Applebee’s building at the Renaissance Creek shopping center on the corner of Sierra College and Douglas boulevard’s. The restaurant should be opening by early summer, according to co-owner Trevor Sanders. Get more information at www.jacksurbaneats.com. … Paul Martin’s American Bistro joins forces with Ignite for a networking and social mixer on April 1. The restaurant will be serving up appetizers and cocktails for young professionals between the ages of 21 and 40 who are looking to get more out of Roseville professionally and socially. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1455 Eureka Road, Suite 100, between N. Sunrise and Rocky Ridge. Cost is $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members. … Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR), a leading provider of wireless broadband services and operator of the first 4G network in the country, has recently improved service to its customers in the greater Sacramento area by adding additional capacity and expanding its network. The service area has grown by more than 33 square miles and now provides coverage for an additional 93,000 people, bringing the total number of people covered to more than 1.3 million. Enhanced capacity and expanded coverage can be experienced in Roseville on Main Street and Foothills Boulevard. A detailed coverage map of CLEAR 4G service is available at www.clear.com/coverage. … The Fountains at Roseville is adding Yard House to its row of restaurants, with an expected debut this summer. The 13,000-square-foot building will feature basic American fare with pizza, seafood and a gluten-free menu. It also will have 130 beers on tap and a guest capacity of 475 people. The Roseville location is part of the Long Beach-based chain’s expansion into Northern California. Get more information at www.yardhouse.com. … The unemployment rate in the Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area was 12.9 percent in Jan. 2011, up from a revised 12.6 percent in Dec. 2010 and below the year-ago estimate of 13.0 percent, according to the State of California Employment Development Department. This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 12.7 percent for California and 9.8 percent for the nation during the same period. The unemployment rate was 11.6 percent in Placer County. Between Dec. 2010 and Jan. 2011, the total number of jobs located in the counties of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo decreased by 12,600 to total 797,800 jobs. Trade, transportation and utilities fell 4,300 jobs, construction receded by 2,200 jobs and government employment decreased by 1,100 jobs. Between Jan. 2010 and Jan. 2011, total wage and salary employment in the region dropped by 13,600 jobs or 1.68 percent. Four industries increased job totals, including total farm (up 900 jobs), professional and business services (up 800 jobs), private education and health services (up 300 jobs), and manufacturing (up 200 jobs). … Just Between Friends, the nation’s largest maternity and children’s consignment sales event, is reaching out to more than 260,000 American families through the Internet in an effort to help budget-savvy parents save and make money on their family’s outgrown and unused items. “We offer moms the opportunity to recycle their items and get a fair return on the value they have invested in their items, all from the comfort of their homes,” said Jill Mitchell, coordinator of the JBF of Folsom spring sale. The greater Sacramento Area has four Just Between Friends sales planned for the spring: Sacramento’s sale is scheduled March 11 to 13 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Roseville’s sale is April 16 and 17 at the Placer County Fairgrounds. For more details, visit www.jbfsale.com. Got Biz Buzz? Pass it along at tobyl@goldcountrymedia.com.