Kevin Hanley

Winery growth issues fermenting in Placer County

There will be plenty of time and opportunities for vintners and grassroots groups to weigh in on winery rule changes that could be coming to Placer County this year. And the Place ...

Auburn chamber toasts vintner stance on Placer County rule revamp

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is backing vintners in proposed rule changes attempting to balance a Placer County quest for a flourishing winemaking industry with ongoing concerns ...

Placer County jobless rate takes deep December dip

Placer County’s unemployment rate has dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.2 percent in a month, new figures released by the state Economic Development Department say. The county r ...

Auburn’s regional sewer vision grows murkier

Auburn’s potential partnership on a regional wastewater pipeline with Lincoln and Placer County is up against a Friday deadline. And while the Auburn City Council has voted ...

Media Life: Auburn blows by Davis for regional cycling bragging rights

You’d think Davis would be wearing the yellow jersey when it comes to naming the community in the region that has the most diligent bike peddlers. But you’d be wrong i ...

Auburn homeless shelter could share space with giant statues

The Auburn City Council has identified properties off Palm Avenue and Auburn Ravine Road, most prominently occupied by giant statues and a discount grocery store, that they believe ...