Business

Asher and Flaherty join Landmark Construction as project managers

Tracy Asher and Marty Flaherty have joined Landmark Construction as project managers. Based in Loomis, Landmark Construction builds and modernizes schools and colleges and other g ...

Crispin Cider plant stays in Colfax with Jerry Brown’s help

Crispin Cider in Colfax is drinking in the sweet taste of success after an infusion of $1 million in state funding provided a fix for an Interstate 80 overcrossing  issue. Th ...

Smart & Final Extra opens in North Auburn

Smart & Final Extra is in Auburn & open. The growing corporation, headquartered in Los Angeles, held a preview day Tuesday for businesses and charitable organizations to c ...

Martis Valley plan has major open space vision

The final piece of a conservation puzzle linking 50,000 acres of open space is moving forward in the heart of the Martis Valley, near Truckee. A group that includes Sierra Pacific ...

Flower Farm holds holiday Del Oro sports fundraiser

Del Oro High School’s track and cross country teams will receive 20 percent of net Christmas tree sales at The Flower Farm tree lot through Dec. 24. The tree lot is open fro ...

Signs of retail Christmas magic in Thanksgiving weekend air

Yuletide inspiration struck Elli Norris of Davis in the form of a decorative Christmas tree she couldn’t pass up. Visiting Auburn on Friday, Norris was attracted to the Wild ...

Walk through mandarins to help fight breast cancer during Orchard Days

  Now in its fourth year, the Mountain Mandarin Growers Association’s Orchard Days celebration of Placer County’s marquee crop will also help fight brea ...

Placer jobless rate below 5 percent

Placer County’s unemployment rate has ticked upward to 4.8 percent, new state Economic Development Department show. The jobless rate was 4.4 percent in September and the ris ...

Final guilty plea in $17M construction fraud targeting Auburn tribe

Darrell Hinz was the trusted construction manager hired by the United Auburn Indian Community to complete its Indian Hills Road office project. Instead, Hinz became enmeshed in a ...

Getaway car drags Auburn supermarket employee

The crime escalated quickly from shoplifting to robbery when a woman tried to escape from an Auburn supermarket parking lot in a car dragging a terrified Raley’s employee. A ...

Rocklin reverses decision on apartments

After three public hearings and a lawsuit, the construction of a controversial new apartment complex at the corner of Rocklin Road and Sierra College Boulevard is on ice once again ...

Placer County supes to tackle panhandling, alcohol issues

The conversation over aggressive panhandling, open alcohol containers and people relieving themselves in public will reach the Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Gathe ...

Kelly Miller offers broad coverage, local service

With nearly four decades in the insurance business, Kelly Miller moved his offices from Sacramento to Loomis four years ago. As a local resident, Miller said the move to Loomis m ...

Guilty plea in United Auburn Indian Community fraud case

A Newcastle man – 48-year-old Gregory Scott Baker – pleaded guilty today to conspiring to launder money and commit mail fraud in a multi-million-dollar theft from the U ...

Placer supes give Bowman hotel a boost

Stuck on the drawing board since initial Placer County approvals in 2008, Bowman’s Hill Top Hotel project is getting a boost from the Board of Supervisors. The project, loca ...