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Caldera Tap House, 31 Water St., held its grand opening on Friday. The bar and restaurant is owned by Caldera Brewing Company, a 12-year-old Ashland company, and has replaced the Siskiyou Pub. The Tap House features 20 different beers on tap, including 11 Caldera ales and lagers. For more information, call 482-4677 or log on to

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The next Jefferson Grapevine event, a gathering of Southern Oregon businesspeople, investors and bankers, will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 at Edenvale Winery in Medford. The gathering is designed to promote entrepreneurship and provide networking opportunities. For more information, log on to

The Southern Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference, an annual event, will be held on Oct. 21 and 22 at the Smullin Center in Medford. The conference will outline the latest workplace safety and health information. The event is hosted by Oregon's Occupational Safety and Health Division, a division of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. The conference costs $120 or $80 for one day. For more information, call (503) 378-3272 and select option one, or log on to

— By Hannah Guzik

If you know of any Ashland businesses that have just opened or closed, contact staff writer Hannah Guzik at 482-3456 ext. 226 or

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