Business

California drought actions take heat at Nevada Irrigation District forum

GRASS VALLEY – Nevada Irrigation District officials are turning up the heat on state drought actions while praising their customers’ own water-saving efforts. Speaking ...

Construction boosts Placer County’s June job numbers

Placer County construction is percolating, aiding Placer County’s continuing employment picture. The Employment Development Department reported Friday that Placer County&rsq ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Barstool Outlet opens in Penryn

After 42 years in the same Sacramento location, Barstool Outlet owners Troy and Kathy Johnson came “home” in February to operate their business in Penryn. The showroom ...

Placer County biz owners, Papa Roach’s Shaddix pay it forward via endurance run

A wise man once said, “Every single day, in every walk of life, ordinary people do extraordinary things.” It should also be noted that sometim ...

Placer Water: 10 percent water cut good but 20 percent better

Placer County Water Agency is appealing to the public to shoot for a voluntary 10 percent water-use reduction in the wake of projected lower water availability from Pacific Gas &am ...

Grants bring native water-wise plants to Flower Farm nursery

Spring has brought an abundance of blossoms to Flower Farm  Nursery, just in time for the grand reopening Sunday of the nursery and gift shop under the new ownership of Mary E ...

PG&E: Storms help but snow still way below normal

CISCO GROVE – High in the Sierra, new storms are bringing a fresh round of hope to a parched state ready for some relief from prolonged drought concerns that have plagued Cal ...

North Auburn senior center taking look at offer of land to relocate

Flush with a pledge of more than $500,000 to help relocate to make way for a possible Costco in North Auburn, the Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center is also looking into an offer of ...

Auburn’s veteran radio voice retiring after 57 years

  A familiar voice to many Auburn radio listeners is signing off the air for the final time on Friday. Barry Stigers, whose Morning News show has been a staple on KAHI 950 r ...