Business

Auburn’s I-80 McDonald’s is open again

Auburn’s I-80 McDonald’s is open again New building replaces original Auburn eatery   Don and Patricia Masters were back this week on familiar turf, sitting at ...

Alabama company in conservation deal with Placer

A Tuscaloosa, Ala. company is being paid $2.35 million by Placer County for a conservation easement over 300 acres of land it owns near Lincoln. The property includes areas that w ...

Auburn shopping center moves ahead

It’s “easy does it” for tree-cutting work at the North Auburn site of a new commercial center. Chainsaws and heavy equipment are staying clear of protected wetla ...

Booming economy boosts passenger rail

Capitol Corridor is crediting a booming Northern California economy as a key for ridership increases on its passenger trains in 2018. Released this past week, the Auburn-to-San Jo ...

Returning to their roots

Date nights were in the law-school library for Erin and Tim Riswold. All through their dual quests for law degrees at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento they were each other&rsq ...

PG&E offer assurances to Placer’s Pioneer

Pacific Gas & Electric is assuring Placer County’s Pioneer Community Energy that it doesn’t expect any impact to electric and natural gas service as a result of the ...

Fire threat ignites new subdivision's exit concerns

An Auburn Planning Commission recommendation to the City Council to approve a rezoning allowing a 65-home development to proceed  will move ahead with a proviso on fire safety ...

65-home plan up for Auburn vote

A 65-home development proposed for a 28-acre parcel across the street from Auburn Cemetery District property will be considered Tuesday by the Auburn Planning Commission. The prop ...

New-home sales outlook hopeful

Home builders are expressing hope as the new year turns in the Placer County region. November new-home  sales totals in the North State Building Industry Association’s ...

Coffee served with a mission

In a profit-driven world, Auburn’s Missions Coffee has a different answer — and a mission. The newly opened coffee shop pays its baristas but is also relying on volunt ...

FutureWatch Auburn 2019: Arts, water, business

What’s ahead for 2019? The Auburn Journal poses the question to local arts, water and business leaders to find out what’s on their minds as the year turns and the futu ...

Mandapalooza hits Placer restaurants

The tangy taste and bright hues of Placer County’s mandarin crop will be front and center at participating restaurants starting Friday during the inaugural “Placer Cele ...

Auburn Kmart closing

Financially crippled Sears is closing its Auburn Kmart in March, according to media reports. CNBC broke the news today that 80 Sears and Kmart stores will be shuttered. The move ...

Beer garden on tap for Auburn

An indoor restaurant and bar with a covered patio that leads to an outdoor beer garden in a vacant lot on Lincoln Way is on its way to opening in Downtown Auburn. The Station Publ ...

Placer jobless rate drops some more

Placer County’s unemployment rate reached 3 percent in November, remaining the lowest in the region and one of the lowest in California. According to state Employment Develo ...