Business

Placer High lockdown leads to drive for emergency kits

When a suspect in the shooting deaths of two peace officers led law enforcement on a manhunt Oct. 24 to a neighborhood near Placer High School, the campus was locked down for the s ...

New trails being blazed through North Auburn oak woodland

A new 3-mile section of trail is being blazed in North Auburn’s Taylor Ranch Preserve as part of a Placer Land Trust effort to ultimately link the Bear River to the north wit ...

Auburn, U.S. gas prices plummet some more but for how long?

How long will gas prices continue to drop? It’s the question on everyone’s lips as drivers find filling up isn’t as painful as it was even a week before and pump ...

64-unit affordable apartment complex to open in Bowman in 2016

A Roseville developer is close to finalizing plans to start construction this spring on a 64-unit affordable apartment plan for Bowman. The Quartz Ridge Family Apartments developm ...

Paris, High Hand receive Vision Award

Contributions to the local community, economy and environmental practices at High Hand Nursery have earned Scott Paris a Sierra Vision Award from the Sierra Business Council. ...

Michaels craft store on schedule for Nov. 16 North Auburn opening

Michaels, North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, is poised to open a new store in North Auburn. The grand opening date will be Nov. 16, with a ribbon-cu ...

Auburn's Wild Bird Station marks 20 years of retail, advice and swapping stories

For two decades Roger and Carol Strahle’s Wild Bird Station has been the local spot for birders to purchase seed and browse for nesting boxes, books and gifts. Often those vi ...

Auburn getting pumped up over plummeting gas prices

Auburn-area motorists continue to enjoy a drop in gas prices. AAA Northern California’s monthly gas survey is formalizing what motorists have been seeing over the past week ...

Bumper grape harvest celebrated during PlacerGrown week

It was great to be a grapevine in Placer County in 2014. Placer County’s grape harvest and growing wine industry has been one of the few agricultural entities apparently ben ...

Auburn’s State Theatre installs seats with Hollywood star power

As final preparations are made for its reopening, Auburn’s expanded State Theatre is upgrading its seating with ornate chairs that most recently played a small but integral r ...