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by TP staff
Oct 21, 2010 | 2949 views | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Casa Nachos to close

After 5½ years of serving up rave-worthy chips, salsa and soup at Carmen’s Casa Nachos, Carmen Fraser is closing shop.

She said the last day of business at the restaurant at 350 W. Grant Line Road will be Oct. 31. The eatery has operated in Tracy under different owners for about 25 years, Fraser said.

Fraser said that for the past year, she has been running promotions to try to drum up business, and a reduction in rent a couple of years back helped her stay in business. But she said construction on Grant Line Road, which she said negatively affected business, and a failure to negotiate a lowered rent made the decision to close necessary.

The city construction to replace utilities under Grant Line, she said, “has just about killed it.”

Fans of her chips, soup and salsa, however, need not despair. Fraser said she received so many complaints that her specialties would no longer be available that she decided to continue catering those items.

Those interested in Fraser’s specialties should call 833-0807, even after Casa Nachos closes.



Dow Chemicals sells southern Tracy manufacturing plant Dow Chemical announced it sold its 159,040 square foot, 26-acre manufacturing plant on 400 Gandy Dancer Drive in southern Tracy.

Tracy-based trucking company AEJ Properties bought the facility and plans to move there from its current location on East Grant Line Road.

Financial services firm Jones Lang LaSalle represented Dow Chemical in the sale.



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TracyGirl@<3
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October 22, 2010
Honestly, I use to love Casa Nachos... the last few times I've been there, the service was so bad that I finally decided to never go back. The young waitress coulndt be bothered with a question, a refil on a drink or anything. Sad because this use to be such a wonderful place to have lunch.
ConcernedNeighbor
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October 22, 2010
The city could have compensated for Carmen Fraser's loss of business during the time of City's Improvement? Any improvements that would reduce the foot traffic or traffic, flow of customers that they were used to having could have an adverse effect on the establishment. Compensation would be the right thing to do? No?

Perhaps a business insurance might be a good idea.. to work with the city?

CN


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