Business

Dentist family tradition now in third generation

For most fledgling dentists, starting into a new career is like landing on a different world. Not only is dentistry a science but it’s also a healing art. They learned that ...

PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...

Q&A: Grassroots prosperity efforts moving ahead

PlacerSustain is a non-profit group in Placer County working to find economic answers in a sustainable way for the local area. President Jeff Bordelon, an Auburn attorney, said tha ...

Traffic delays expected today, Monday, Feb. 1 in Loomis on Circle Drive at Taylor Road

PG&E will begin testing our natural gas pipeline in Loomis neighborhood. Please read for more information. PGE Circle Drive Loomis Traffic impacts This wor ...

Grittier North Auburn homeless presence raises concerns

A grittier version of Auburn is emerging in recent months, with a hardened brand of homelessness creating concerns for residents and businesses. That’s the scenario that ope ...

Explosive oil-train issue on track for Auburn airing

Could foothills communities be on a collision course with danger from an oil-train explosion? Auburn residents will get an opportunity Thursday to learn about the possible impact ...

Ed Gilbert says Loomis is good for his business

Newcastle resident Ed Gilbert “found his calling” when he switched from working as a concrete contractor to owning a gun store. Gilbert opened EWG Guns Inc. in downto ...

Selecting the right trustee for your trust and why it might not be your kids!

A trustee is a legal term used in estate planning.  The trustee is the person or persons who manage the decisions and fulfill the purpose of a trust.  It is usually the ...

Placer County’s jobless rate stays low

Placer County’s unemployment rate dropped another notch in December, reflecting a continuing increase in jobs in the region. The region’s unemployment rate is the lowe ...

“It’s in the bag” Designer Purse fundraiser for Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin on Jan. 28

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin hosts the third annual “It’s in the Bag – the Ultimate Girl’s Night Out” on Jan. 28. The event sold out las ...

Loomis library to hold book-sale fundraiser Jan. 29 and 30

When the Loomis Library’s book sale comes up in two weeks, library patrons plan to support the fundraiser because they depend on their local library. Jeanne Schmidt has been ...

Old Town Auburn loses key business owner, leader

Ralph Osborne, a key leader and business owner in Old Town Auburn, will be remembered Jan. 16 with a memorial tribute. Osborne died Dec. 26 of cancer, his wife, Natalie Osborne, s ...

Loomis Basin Chamber hosts business-savvy events in January

The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce’s plans to help businesses in 2016 are already in full force, according to Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce executive director Jenny Knis ...

A review of the year's news in Loomis

January Chamber milestone – Schneider to be installed Jan. 15 Local businessman Henry Schneider is turning his service with the Loomis Basin Community service into a &ldquo ...

Old Town Auburn post office future cloudy

A living link to California’s Gold Rush past, Old Town Auburn’s Station A post office is moving into 2016 with an uncertain future. From the U.S. Postal Service perspe ...