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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–     530-642-1308
Welcome back to our new and improved lobby. Now you can come on in and say howdy! We are thrilled to announce that we are once again serving breakfast & lunch as well as our usual pastries, blended drinks & coffee! The patio is open for seating and all orders are made to go. Please come in or call ahead to place your order.
New Hours: 7am – 2pm, Wednesday to Sunday

Sierra Rizing Cafe Coffeehouse Bakery Catering

The Gold Rush Mercantile 530-622-6198
Located next to the museum at  Marshall Gold SHP has reopened! We are currently open Wednesday – Sunday from 10:00 – 4:00. Starting on June 17th we will be open 7 days a week 10:00am – 4:00 pm.


Gorilla Rock Tacos 530-334-3514
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 – 530-745-0531
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
California Watersport Collective is open for kayak and rafting on the South Fork American River! We offer instruction and guided trips in whitewater kayaking, as well as inflatable kayak day trips and rafting single and multi day excursions. All ages and skill levels welcome! Check out our offerings on our website at or email us at

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 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.


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


Beyond Limits Adventures – 800-234-7238
We are currently running upper Chili Bar trips only. The trips meet at our camp at 9:00AM and we are putting family groups together in order to keep the groups sizes small. At this time we are not offering meals but the Chili Bar trip is a good option for people trying to raft in June.

RIYO Frozen Yogurt – 7310 Hwy 49, Lotus CA
Opening June 12th, 2020 outdoor seating available


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

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.

River Shack – 530-626-1334


Take A Bite Deli – 7215 Hwy 49, Lotus CA 530-642-8482
Open Monday – Friday 10-3pm

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. – Owner: Sara Schwartz Kendall
Brainwork tutoring and training

Argonaut – 331 Hwy 49, Coloma CA 530-626-7345
Open for take out only Friday – Sunday 8am – 4pm.Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe
Squallys Pizza On The River 530-457-4992
Open Friday – Sunday 4pm – 9 pm
At this time we are offering take-out only. Please call in to place your order at 530-457-4992

Lotus Pub – 530-642-2114

Coloma Cottages -530-334-3479
We are open! Private riverfront vacation cottages. Accepting individual and group reservations for 2020 & 2021.Coloma Cottages

Blue Lotus 530 7170 Hwy 49, Lotus CA 916-206-1920
You will be impressed by our 25+ members offering homemade gifts. Stop by the store today for that one of a kind unique gift.
Cool Beerwerks  – 530-885-5866
A unique fusion of Hawaiian and Japanese cuisine, cocktails and craft beer brewed on site. Everything handcrafted from the best ingredients.

Cool Florist & Gifts – 530-885-2750
Providing the freshest flowers around- Guaranteeing fresh, beautiful and quality floral arrangements that everyone is sure to enjoy. Our goal is to exceed your expectations with quality and uniqueness

American River Pizza & Grill – 530-887-1969
Family friendly dining, Patio-Pet Friendly-seating. Always fresh salad bar. Original Cool Deli menu “Baked Goods”. Longtime popular destination for hungry visitors. Hours: Sunday  –  Saturday 11am-8pm

Flowers On Main – 530-622-1121
Located in beautiful downtown Placerville on Main Street we are a full service florist with 20+ years experience. We source California locally grown flowers. American River Conservancy (ARC)  530-621-1224
While ARC’s Nature Center and bookstore are currently closed to the public, there are many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with ARC. Enjoy hikes, natural history programs, and other outdoor adventures led by local experts. Group sizes are limited to 10 people or less, so make sure to sign up in advance to save your spot. ARC also operates Chili Bar River Park, which is open to the public for day use and boating access.  Purchase passes online in advance of your visit to streamline your check-in process click Chili Bar Marcos Cafe-
Marcos Cafe will be open for takeout and curbside pickup from 4pm to 8pm.
We have been working hard to come into compliance with all the new rules and regulations and to provide a safe and secure dining option to our local community. We will start the season off with limited hours and menu options from Thursday through Sunday from 4pm to 8pm and will begin to open for outside dining hopefully this weekend. New this year we have added on 14 inch whole pies, which are perfect for your togo orders.
Thank you for your continued support. We hope to see you soon.
We have a new phone # for orders. (530)-863-8505Coloma Shuttle  530-303-2404
We will be starting up our 2020 shuttle season on Thursday, July 2nd. Check out our website to see what we are doing to protect you the rider & our drivers from Covid-19. Ponderosa RV Resort
Ponderosa Resort is open up to Thousand Trails members and retail customers for overnight camping in our RV and tent sites, and rental cabins. Go to for details.po
Now open for rafting day trips or overnight adventures, we specialize in outdoor adventure trips for families and Church youth groups. Our Christian staff will take you rafting, rock climbing and hiking on 1 to 5 day fully customizable adventures. Additional Covid-19 preventative measures are in place, and masks are required while shuttling. 800-738-0555