The Growth Lounge

We are a Digital Marketing Agency located in the heart of the Bay Area, as well as the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We’re totally obsessed with growth and completely driven by analytics. Full Service Marketing Agency including Web and Logo Design, as well as Social Media Management.

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Calaveras First Publishing

The Calaveras Enterprise is a locally owned newspaper with roots in central California’s Mother Lode region that extend back to 1851. The print edition is published on Tuesday and Friday mornings. As Calaveras County’s official newspaper of record in the county, the Enterprise publishes Calaveras County’s legal ads and public notices in addition to all community news and sports.

Directions to our office.

Gateway Press

Gateway Press is a commercial screen printing company that was established by Walt Markus in 1981. We have in house Graphic Artists and all the printing facilities to do Bumper Sticker, Signs, Decals, Metals and other substrates. Along with our “Flat Bed” printing equipment we also do Textile printing and Offset paper stock printing. We have in house Full Digital Format capabilities with our 54″ Cam Jet and our 54″ Echo-Sol Jet printer.

We occupy a 9000 square foot facility and employ 10 people. We are located in the little town of Murphys, California in the Sierra Nevada foothills, and one hour east of Stockton. We ship from the West Coast to the East Coast and Hawaii. We even ship to OUTER SPACE (via Astronaut Kalpana Chawla a custom flag she took with her on the Space Shuttle Mission Sts-87 in 1996.)

It’s extremely important to us that our clients know whom they’re doing business with. Once you take the time to find out what we’re all about, we’re confident you’ll like what you see.


SierraSentry is a mountain home watch company that provides a wide range of personalized services for home owners from Forest Meadows to Camp Connell in Calaveras County, CA.

•  Concierge Services
•  Turning on the water, heat and lights before your arrival.
•  Closing down and winterizing after your departure.
•  Meeting contractors, service and repair people.
•  Receiving deliveries.
•  Picking up and forwarding your mail.
•  Providing a photo or video history of work being performed on your mountain home.
•  Shoveling or blowing decks and walkways.
•  Checking on your driveway and berm height .
•  Being a contact person for your alarm company.
•  Thoroughly inspecting your home’s exterior and interior on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
•  Doing a one-time check for any problems.
•  Acting as your “feet on the ground” and being here when you cannot.

SierraSentry will undertake any reasonable task to make your mountain home ownership worry-free.

Proudly living and serving Murphys, Arnold and Big Trees since 2005.

Sandi Pearce

Foothill Printing & Graphics

We combine reliable technology with the tradition of customer service and support.

We serve every customer as a trusted ally by providing them with the traditional loyalty of a business partner and the efficiencies of a service supplier.

We ensure that our customers have the graphic communications they need to market their business and inform their clients as distinctly as possible, and with maximum reliability.

Our commitment is to deliver jobs on time, on budget and looking great!

Laura Bowly Design

Laura Bowly has built her business with one goal; to help small business owners create websites that truly reflect what is special and unique about their businesses, at a price they can afford.

Having owned a retail business in Sonora and Arnold (Sierra Nevada Adventure Co.) for many years prior to starting Laura Bowly Design, Laura understands first-hand the challenges that face small business owners. “Owning and growing a small business comes with it’s share of challenges.” Laura explains, “Marketing can be expensive and overwhelming, and it’s difficult to know where to invest your valuable advertising budget where it will make the most difference. My experience having navigated those challenges as a partner at SNAC, gives me a unique insight that helps me now in developing successful designs for other businesses.”

“In this day and age, having a strong, professional online presence is essential — and that is not out of reach for small businesses. The internet provides everyone, large and small, an equal platform.”

Laura Bowly Design would love to help you achieve your online goals. Please contact us for a free estimate of your website.