Business

Home Depot lends a hand at Auburn’s Gold Country Fair

With the Gold Country Fair in Auburn a week away, the fairgrounds was getting a volunteer boost Wednesday from Home Depot. The North Auburn store provided labor, materials and equ ...

Lake of the Pines garage-based furniture maker told to close doors – but keep on working

A wrangle over garage-based woodshop privileges between Lake of the Pines authorities and resident Dennis Kocher has been settled. Kocher was notified this weekend by the Lake of ...

Placer County supes poised to consider North Auburn animal shelter construction contractor

Placer County efforts to build a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn could clear a key hurdle today. The county’s Board of Supervisors are scheduled to meet to ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ou ...

Media Life: Penryn-made product brings Batman’s Gotham City to life

The entire cast of the Fox TV series “Gotham” enjoyed the ride. So did the mayor of San Diego. In a business suit. And a business tucked away in the Placer County bur ...

Placer County new-home sales continue to buoy region

Placer County communities continue to bolster new-home sales numbers, according to newly released statistics from the North State Building Industry Association. The Roseville-base ...

Placer County’s jobless count rises

  Placer County found itself part of a regional decline in jobs in July. According to the California Employment Development Department, Placer County’s jobless rate ju ...

Survey says: Auburn wants plays, music at State Theatre

The demand will already have been established for live theater and music when Auburn’s expanded State Theatre reopens in October. Early results of a survey being conducted b ...

New rail connection takes Auburn’s 49ers fans to Santa Clara stadium

A train ride from Auburn to Santa Clara in time for opening kickoff on a Sunday afternoon 49ers game is now a reality under new scheduling the Capitol Corridor rail service has put ...

Auburn business owner ready to try Tevis Cup for first time

Dawn Tebbs loves a challenge. The 46-year-old Auburn business owner is in for one when she tests the 100-mile Tevis Cup for the first time. “Being a mother of four boys isn ...