Business

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 ...

Slurpalooza for the brain freeze set

The king-size brain freezes were free. And the deal on Slurpees at 7-Elevens like the Auburn Ravine Road store in Auburn was a sweet one on Friday and Saturday. To mark the 50th ...

Placer County unemployment rate at 4.6 percent

Placer County was the regional leader in employment in February. The county’s 4.6 percent jobless rate was the lowest among a region that also includes Sacramento County (5. ...

$2.1 million contract for Placer County Government Center master plan update

Williams + Paddon, a Roseville firm of architects and planners, is on track to win approval Tuesday for a $2.15 million contract to develop a planning blueprint for the Placer Coun ...

Popies Wines wins international award

Michael Duarte, a fourth-generation grower originally from Napa Valley, knows that wineries from that area have a great reputation. Duarte also knows that wineries from Placer Cou ...

High Hand hosts “Wings and Wine” fundraiser Saturday

The High Hand Café and Nursery’s “Wings and Wine” fundraiser Saturday will benefit the Wildlife Care Association. The event will feature a presentation wi ...