Business

Auburn’s Flyers buys into Texas, Florida markets

Auburn’s Flyers Energy has made another major business purchase — buying 49 automated fueling cardlocks in Texas, Wisconsin, Florida, Georgia and 11 other states. The ...

Auburn’s newest deli offers fresh, handcrafted sandwiches

By Tessa Marguerite Of the Auburn Journal Carrying a name synonymous with the best that Auburn has to offer, Jake and Christmas Somers intend for North Fork Deli to embo ...

From hot to hotter: Placer jobless count drops

Placer County’s unemployment rate dropped even further in May — down to 2.8 percent. The Employment Development Department figure, released this past week with regiona ...

Winery planned for Newcastle’s Indian Hill Road

A winery and housing development is being proposed for a 37.9-acre parcel on Indian Hill Road south of Auburn. Located about a mile east of the Newcastle Road-Interstate 80 exit, ...

A family that crafts together, stays together

Sometimes small towns contain the most remarkable things — Colfax is one of those towns, and Lumenaris is one of those remarkable things. Lumenaris recently became another b ...

Searches from hot California home markets have Placer on radar

Priced out of California’s hottest home markets, prospective buyers are turning their searches toward comparable bargains in Placer County. And Nevada. And Arizona. And Id ...

Locksmith shop owner cites service and expertise as keys to success

After six years running a mobile service, locksmith Patrick McGinnis has opened a storefront. McGinnis recently purchased the former Auburn Safe and Lock on Palm Avenue and has ...

Business brief: Lyon Real Estate gives $5,000 grant

The Lyon Cares Foundation has donated a $5,000 grant to the  Forest-                              ...

New board member joins team at Placer Land Trust

Placer Land Trust is has announced the addition of Christine Pieper to the board of directors. Pieper grew up as a farmer’s daughter in Maryland with parents who were alwa ...

Auburn's new Metal Arts Academy seeks to preserve jewelry craftsmanship

After more than three decades as a jewelry designer and manufacturer, the owner of a new business in downtown Auburn wants to pass on those skills to others. Michael and Reb ...

Fiddling for fun and funds

DUTCH FLAT — It’s about helping out a friend.  As the Dutch Flat Trading Post celebrates its 20th anniversary, Colfax business owners Rob and Christine Bonn ...

Auburn Honda to have drive for food closet

Auburn Honda will be collecting food donations for Meals on Wheels and host a fundraiser for Gold Country Wildlife Rescue as part of Honda’s third annual Week of Service J ...

Auburn service center celebrates 10 years

As Autovantage Service Center owners Bryan and Becki McGinnis prepare to celebrate 10 years in business, they credit hard work and building trust in the community. “It ...

Key Placer County job count drops to 19-year low

Placer County’s unemployment rate is down to 2.9 percent. — a level not seen, and only fleetingly, during the height of the soon-to-burst dotcom bubble of 1999. Statis ...

April home sales blow through roof. Best since 2006

Solid sales numbers in April for a region that takes in Placer County is buoying hopes in the home-building industry that eight-year growth streak will remain on course. The Rosev ...