Business

Placer deputies bust giant 20,000-plant Gold Run pot grow

A huge plantation of 20,000 marijuana plants in Gold Run is now history after discovery and eradication of its multi-million-dollar crop by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...

“Stellar” April for Placer, region new-home sales

New homes are hot. Just ask the head of the Roseville-based North State Building Industry Association about the sizzle that led to 470 sales regionally in April – up from 43 ...

State, federal officials to Placer: Ban all outdoor, indoor grows

Placer County supervisors faced down more opposition Tuesday to efforts that could result in taxing and regulating medical pot grows – this time from Congressman Doug LaMalfa ...

Dutch Bros. to donate Friday’s proceeds to Grad Night

On Friday, Dutch Bros. Granite Bay, located at 8663 Auburn Folsom Road, will donate proceeds from the day’s sales to support Grad Night at Del Oro High School. Del Oro&rsquo ...

Ready, steady, donate

The challenge is about to begin: 31 Auburn competitors have been preparing since last fall for this 24-hour race to the fundraising finish known as the Big Day of Giving.  It ...

Car Show and Chili Cook-off offers hot cars and chili tastings April 30

Local musician Doug Weiss enjoys performing at an event that helps the community.   As band leader, guitarist and lead vocalist for Lincoln Highway, Weiss has played at the ...

Roseville’s new indoor skydiving experience prepares to take flight

Roseville residents with the thrill-seeking instinct will finally have a new option in coming weeks: iFly, the international indoor skydiving venture, will start taking party and g ...

Local business supports “Bounty of Placer County” fundraiser

For the Colwells, the Loomis Community Preschool has evolved into a family tradition.   Rich and Nancy Colwell’s Thundering Herd Mandarin Ranch has been an active supp ...

New hirings as new Auburn concrete plant readies to open

In a clear sign of confidence the tide is turning on Placer County’s recession-pummeled construction industry, a long-closed concrete batch plant is poised to reopen. The 68 ...

Red-hot quarter for Placer, region new-home sales

New home sales in the Placer County region are off to a torrid start in 2016. Figures from the Roseville-based North State Building Industry Association indicate the best first&nb ...

Placer County jobless rate ranks 11th in state

Placer County’s employment rebound steadied in March, with the jobless rate remaining at 4.6 percent. The percentage represents no change from February, according to statist ...

South Placer development moves forward as county project

As a supervisor, I have the opportunity to support many projects that will have a positive and lasting impact on our county and our region. One such project, the proposed Placer R ...

Placer Sheriff says ‘no’ to open-container ban

Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner says no new open container regulations are needed. Bonner said that the Sheriff’s Office has reviewed the law and believes the current statut ...

Del Oro FFA open house fundraiser to feature barbecue, plant sales April 16

Del Oro High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) students have never attended the National FFA Convention but they are now trying to raise money to attend the October ev ...

Farewell to former Sierra team doctor

After working with numerous professional athletes throughout his career, including San Francisco’s Jerry Rice, Steve Young and Joe Montana, Roseville’s own Dr. Brack Da ...