The Sacramento store, the Mission Viejo store, and the Rancho Cucamonga store all closed. I hope it is indeed just property issues as suggested in the news stories and not signs of a broader decline, though the fact that they also removed all the franchising information from the website suggests that more is going on.
I had lunch at the Sacramento store when I was in the area to give a seminar at UC-Davis. I had a great time but it did not seem like the most auspicious location. I had also been to the Rancho Cucamonga store.
Hat tip on the first two closures: Chuck MacDonald (who was an assistant manager at Farrell's Southcenter in Seattle when I was working there)
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