During these days of Covid19 these local businesses are open for business.

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Affordable RV Repairs & Rentals- 9994 Hillview Road Newcastle, CA 530-889-8174
Looking for parts or service for your RV? Our certified and experienced service team is available Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. & Sat 10-3.
. Right off I-80 and State Hwy. 193 in Newcastle. 530-889-8174


Sierra Rizing Cafe 7310 Hwy 49, Lotus CA 95651
Thursday – Sunday 9:00 – 2:30
530-642-1308 call in your order and we will have it for you at our pick up window.


Gorilla Rock Tacos
We have a new website and have created an online ordering system. We want to encourage people to place orders over the phone OR online. Call 530-334-3514 or to pre-order online click HERE


Sierra Benefit Solutions –  Are you in need of Health Insurance? We manage group accounts nationally and are licensed in various states. We attribute our success to our strong service philosophy, offering group medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short and long-term disability, and voluntary plans. We also work with individuals on medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, disability, Medicare, travel and pet insurance policies. This includes coverage options for individuals/legal residents in California through the exchange called Covered California.


BarmHaus Brewing Co. – 3782 Winding Creek Ln. Garden Valley CA Open Thursday – Sunday 2pm-7pm Beer to-go orders and GROWLER fills. On-site to drink orders while maintaining outdoor 6ft social distancing. Please practice recommended CDC orders. Belgian & German style beers.


California Watersport Collective: Online Kayak Coaching Series

Introducing a new Online Coaching Serieshosted by California Watersport Collective. With an all-star cast of world-class kayakerscovering a wide range of topics, there’s sure to be something for everyone! And the best part is these are interactive webinars that feature a lecture on a topic followed by a moderated Q&A session. That means you get to ask questions and get real-time feedback from some of the top coaches in the world. You’ll even be able to join breakout rooms to chat with other paddlers participating in the webinar.

Whether you want to dial down your forward stroke, troubleshoot your roll, learn how to throw a loop, or stomp down that boof – there is definitely something for every paddler! The instructors will also discuss things like how to develop your mental game and manage fear, how to get ready for that big hike-in and what yoga poses will help prevent injury and keep your body strong.

The series begins April 19, 2020 and registration online.   

You can check out the roster of extraordinary women who will be sharing their time, talents and years of experience on the Cali Collective visit our blog              

Gift Cards and merchandise available on our website 

Annette Gregg, Keller Williams Realty
Servicing the Cool, Georgetown Divide and the Coloma Lotus area
Open daily including Saturday & Sunday 10-5pm
Offering Market Assements for your home value, List of Available homes in the area. We offer help in finding rentals if needed due to the market situation.


Bookshelf Wines- We are open, call/text or email your orders to 530-400-7564 bookshelfwines2@gmail.com. Get our Stay At Home specials, $21.00/bottle for Bookshelf Wines just mention this listing.  We also have limited offerings of our Storytime Cellars label which is our craft, low-intervention, natural wines. Check our website for all our offerings including curbside pick up or delivery.



California Canoe & Kayak– 7221 Hwy 49, Lotus CA 95651
Our Lotus shop is currently closed at this time, however our website is up and ready for you to place your orders online. And we look forward to providing you with rentals and classes once opened.


David Girard Vineyards- 741 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville CA 95667
We are open by appointment only and offer “curbside” service during Shelter-in-Place in half-hour increments to help ensure social distancing to the degree we are able. To arrange a visit, guests should call our business phone at 530-295-1833. Hours of operation are from 11 am until 4:30 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. During Shelter-in-Place, we have added hours on Monday and Thursday during which we are open from 1 to 4 pm. We remain closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
All of our wines are available for sale including:
Coda Blanc (white blend) – $28/bottle
Viognier-Roussanne (white blend) – $43/bottle,
Rose (Grenache/Mourvedre blend) – $33/bottle,
Coda Rouge (red blend) – $30/bottle,
Grenache – $45/bottle,
GSM (premium Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre blend) – $66/bottle
Mourvedre – $44/bottle, and
Syrah – $55/bottle


First Choice Signs & Graphics– 530-450-5769
Monday – Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
All offset and other printing, all signs, banners, A-Frames, posters and more. We offer companies any type of Coronavirus social distancing signage for your businesses. We can take orders remotely and can be available via phone, email or web meetings. We deliver and drop off orders.

Gold Hill Vineyard– 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville
Please call in your order at 530-626-6522.
You will be able to pick up at the cellar door.
Need Beer? We can fill growlers for you or if you need a refill on a growler we can do
that too as long as you bring clean growlers!!Curb side pick ups and delivery available. We also have
2014 Malbec
2014Petite Syrah
2014 Syrah
2015 Mourvedre
2015 Zinfandel
2017 Chardonnay
NV White Wine
All of these are $100 a case.
We have Cabernet Sauvignon for $150 a case.


Cool Beerwerks- 5020 Ellinghouse Dr. #H, Cool CA
Located next to Holiday market in Cool CA. We are open 7 days a week 12-8pm with curbside pickup
Come grab some of our delicious offerings: Sushi, sandwiches, burgers, Beer and cocktails togo


The River Store-   530.626.3435
We are closed to the public at this time in support of the stay at home order and efforts to keep our community safe. We are answering emails all week, phone calls on Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm and facilitating no-contact curbside pick up of online orders by weekend appointment only. Our online store is up for you to order from  https://theriverstoreonline.square.site/

Stay safe and be well!
– Dan, Colleen, Kristin and TRS staff

Mother Lode Church– 870 Beach Ct, Lotus, CA
We have someone in the office every day, but our Sunday services are suspended temporarily due to COVID-19. Great online services on Vimeo and YouTube now that we’re not able to meet in person. 🙂 Check it out at HERE

Spot On Signs & Graphics – 6166 Enterprise Dr Ste G Diamond Springs, CA
9am-5pm Mon-Fri  (530) 295-8285
Signs, banners, posters, a-frames, floor graphics…. Just a few ideas to promote your business AND encourage social distancing. Stay safe everyone!

Lewis Mechanical – 530-677-6472 and 916-683-5661
We operate out of Shingle Springs. We service all of our surrounding counties.
Our hours of operations remain the same of 8am-5pm.
We install, maintenance, and service heating and cooling units. We also install Solar. We are General Contractors so we also work on home remodels, projects, and whole home energy efficiency upgrades. With the current quarantine guidelines, we are focusing mainly on heating, cooling, and home emergencies.
Coloma Feed – 530-626-6300
Open 7 days a week, Propane, Pet Supplies, Hardware, Plumbing, RV Supplies, Horse/Livestock feed and supplies.
Capital Aire Systems – 530-626-0948
We’re here for you! We wanted to let you know that during this unprecedented time, CAS is here to help you with your emergency HVAC needs. The current California directive classifies our business as an essential service and we will continue to service our valued customers.


Mad Dog Mesa – 530-642-8017
We wanted to let you know that we, at Mad Dog Mesa, Are open by appointment for Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) pickup.
We ask customers to wear masks and we will bring the EVOO to their car. At the request of CDPH, sampling has been suspended.

Fog Dog Farm – 530-218-0788
Our farm is taking online orders for fresh organic produce at www.fogdogfarm.com for pick-up from Wednesday to Saturday. We’re on Cold Springs Rd. If you need any other info we’re happy to give it.


Brainwork – 530-295-3488
We offer tutoring and training support for students and professionals: academics, study skills, and management of time and tasks. We also coach in communication skills: telecommuting, writing, and public speaking. Talk to us about performing your writing, editing, and research projects. BrainworkTutoring.com – brainwork@mindspring.com. Owner: Sara Schwartz Kendall
Brainwork tutoring and training

Crystal Center, Becker Nelson Center & James, Attorneys at Law. 530-295-6400
Crystal Center is civil attorney based in the Coloma-Lotus valley. In addition to general civil litigation, she advises businesses, handles contracts, residential and commercial leases, landlord-tenant and neighbor disputes, purchase/sale agreements, and complex property and business deals. Crystal is a partner at the firm Becker Nelson Center & James in Placerville where the firm’s practice areas include family law, estate planning, employment law, personal injury, misdemeanor criminal law and bankruptcy.

Becker Nelson Center & James is open remotely during time to serve the public. We are providing free updates and information on our website on legal issues around COVID-19 and other current local issues. Visit our website at www.bncj-law.com