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Pole dancing, pot, Paesanos and Parent Place

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May 20, 2011 |

A pole-dancing studio opened late last month at 213 E St., Suite E, in the alley spot that was last occupied by Suite E, a dress-rental shop.

Davis Pole Dance Studio is targeted as a fitness studio to teach women the techniques. It charges a monthly membership fee, with steep discounts to attract college students.

According to a May 9 story in the California Aggie, it offers pole dance, lap dance and burlesque classes, as well as private lessons and bachelorette parties. The owner is Lisa Hellmann, who recently closed a Vacaville studio. There’s also a studio in Natomas.

For information, call (530) 601-6664 or go to http://www.sacramentopoledancestudio.com/

Pole dancing is not the only controversial business to open its doors recently. Nearby, a medical marijuana consultation clinic opened last week.

420 Relief, at 231 E St., Suite 3, issues medical marijuana cards, but is not a dispensary, according to Tuesday’s story in The Enterprise. A city ordinance makes marijuana dispensaries illegal.

It’s a consultation clinic, company president Steve Maki told reporter Crystal Lee. Patients must be adults ­– or between 16 and 18 years old and accompanied by a parent or legal caregiver.

Maki owns three other clinics in the Sacramento area and said he is expanding his business to other California cities.

It’s official: The Italian restaurant Paesanos will open in late summer at 139 G St., the former Fuzio’s spot.

Business partners Dave Virga and Mark Scribner, who own Uncle Vito’s Slice of New York pizza at Second and F streets, own two other Paesanos — in midtown Sacramento and Elk Grove.

The larger midtown restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with gourmet Italian pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, salads and Italian appetizers.

The owner of the Blockbuster building at Third and F streets is in advanced lease negotiations with a national restaurant chain for a large portion of that building. If the lease is signed, there will be 2,000 square feet remaining on the corner for another tenant.

The Parent Place, a new community parent resource, opened its doors on Tuesday at 907 Third St. The nonprofit aims to increase parenting skills by providing information and coordinated access to resources.

“Supported by parent volunteers, community organizations, and the Yolo Family Resource Center, The Parent Place strives to build confident parents through offering parenting support and knowledge on a wide spectrum of parenting issues,” a news release said.

It offers a free lending library, including a broad range of parenting books and DVDs, peer support, online parenting resources, and a listing of area professionals specializing in children and parenting. Upcoming services will include parenting classes, presentations, book clubs, support groups and more, according to council member and volunteer Carin Sloane.

Office hours for May are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays.

“The Parent Place is a grassroots organization that is entirely volunteer-run.  We welcome volunteers with knowledge and passion about parenting issues,” the news release said.

For more information, call (530) 723.6563.  A website is being developed at http://www.yoloparentplace.com/

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Veterinarian Lettie Neuhauser-MacLachlan has opened a new on-call practice specializing in physical rehabilitation for dogs: Canine Rehabilitation Unleashed Inc.

“I travel to the dog’s home to provide therapy for various conditions, such as inter-vertebral disc disease, arthritis, obesity and post-surgical reconditioning,” she said. “I use a number of different modalities, including neuromuscular electrical stimulation, low-level laser, acupuncture, therapeutic exercises and manual therapies.”

She said the dogs she treats are referred for therapy by another veterinarian. The pets return to their regular veterinarian for all non-rehabilitation needs.

Besides being a DVM, Neuhauser-MacLachlan is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist and a certified veterinary acupuncturist.

For more information, call (530) 902-0865,

go to http://www.k9rehab.biz or email [email protected]

— Wendy Weitzel is a Davis resident. Her column runs occasionally on Sundays, but her Comings & Goings blog at www.davisenterprise.com has more frequent updates. It’s also on Facebook. If you know about a business coming or going in the area, contact her at [email protected]

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Wendy Weitzel

Wendy Weitzel

Wendy Weitzel is a longtime journalist and Davis resident. She is a former managing editor of The Davis Enterprise, working there from 1998-2008. She has written her Comings & Goings business column since 2001. Today, she does freelance writing, editing, marketing and design.
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