Business

Job picture brighter for Placer County

A buoyant job market has dropped Placer County’s unemployment rate even lower. State Employment Development Department statistics released this week for Placer County show t ...

Placer County, regional new home sales stay solid in September

New home sales in and around Placer County had a solid month in September. It’s a sign for the chairman of the Roseville-based North State Building Industry Association that ...

Old Town’s portal into the past opens wide Sunday

Like the turn of color in Auburn’s autumn leafscape, another fall staple arrives with a burnished flourish in Old Town on Sunday. The streets of Old Town Auburn will resembl ...

North Auburn barbecue place burned by catering trailer theft

A North Auburn barbecue eatery has taken a direct financial hit from the theft of its catering trailer. The theft of the trailer from outside Bam Dazy BBQ, 12005 Shale Ridge Road, ...

Celebrate Placer County’s bounty

One of the great things I get to do as a Placer County supervisor is help to promote all of the great things our region has to offer. At our Oct. 6 Board of Supervisors meeting, m ...

Placer supes give Costco second chance at North Auburn site

Placer County is giving Costco a second opportunity at a North Auburn site. Costco was moving forward with a proposal that would have seen construction of a 155,000 square-foot st ...

Supes approve North Auburn homeless shelter funding

With plans to keep its homeless shelter open through at least March 31 in North Auburn, local non-profit organization Right Hand Auburn is now on the receiving end of a cash infusi ...

Costco seeks second chance at Placer County’s North Auburn site

Placer County and Costco could be back at the negotiating table soon for the same county-owned site the corporation backed away from nine months ago. Under a proposal to be consid ...

Award-winning culture brewing in Loomis

Placer High School grads Claire Dunlap and Sean Nash were tired of working for other people and they happened to be making what their friends said was the most delicious kombucha. ...

Undercover Auburn panhandling session yields food, insight

Walk a mile in a panhandler’s well-worn shoe rubber – in this case a pair of battered running shoes caked with the dust of the American River canyon. Or at least spend ...

Tiny houses promise big impact at Auburn Home Show

Tiny houses are invading the Gold Country Fairgrounds this weekend. The tiny homes were rolling onto the Auburn fairgrounds on Thursday in anticipation of some heated interest at ...

Wal-Mart poised to gain key OKs for North Auburn store

The wind is back in Wal-Mart’s sails as the Arkansas retailing giant moves ahead with plans to build in North Auburn. According to Placer County officials, Wal-Mart is expec ...

Media Life: Auburn pie place Ikeda’s awaits repeat TV fame

The Media Life spotlight on Auburn’s Ikeda’s Market appearance in nationally syndicated PBS documentary “A Few Good Pie Places” created an appetite for view ...

Home buyer interest on the rise in Placer County

Homebuyer interest spiked upward in Placer County in August after a July swoon. The North State Building Industry Association is reporting a mid-summer rebound in August after a d ...

Flower Farm invites visitors to unwind and relax

The Flower Farm, which includes a café, nursery, gift shop, event center, Casque Wines tasting room and bed and breakfast inn, is just 4 1/2 miles away from the busy Highway ...