Business

Big name sets up shop in Auburn

From the outside of the new Select Nutrition location in Auburn, it’s difficult to tell that you are standing in front of a state-of-the-art distribution center. The unassum ...

64-unit affordable apartment complex to open in Bowman in 2016

A Roseville developer is close to finalizing plans to start construction this spring on a 64-unit affordable apartment plan for Bowman. The Quartz Ridge Family Apartments developm ...

Auburn resident to showcase US manufacturing capabilities in reality series

Titan Engineering was an Auburn success story until the recession hit. Then the bottom fell out for owner Titan Gilroy. His company, which made titanium, fiberglass, plastic and a ...

Michaels craft store on schedule for Nov. 16 North Auburn opening

Michaels, North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, is poised to open a new store in North Auburn. The grand opening date will be Nov. 16, with a ribbon-cu ...

Auburn's Wild Bird Station marks 20 years of retail, advice and swapping stories

For two decades Roger and Carol Strahle’s Wild Bird Station has been the local spot for birders to purchase seed and browse for nesting boxes, books and gifts. Often those vi ...

Auburn getting pumped up over plummeting gas prices

Auburn-area motorists continue to enjoy a drop in gas prices. AAA Northern California’s monthly gas survey is formalizing what motorists have been seeing over the past week ...

Business brief: Sip Auburn to toast grand opening

Sip Auburn’s official grand opening will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25. The tasting room, at 337 Commercial St. in Old Town Auburn, features w ...

Telephone Pioneers respond to students’ need for backpacks

Thanks to a local service club, some local students are now equipped with new backpacks. Richard Huntley, a volunteer in the Rock Creek Elementary School garden and vice presiden ...

Auburn preschool focuses on hands-on learning

After many years of running an in-home day-care center, Colfax resident Michelle Zemlicka Stalder has opened a preschool in Auburn. Her Lily Pad Early Learning Center is for ages ...

Bumper grape harvest celebrated during PlacerGrown week

It was great to be a grapevine in Placer County in 2014. Placer County’s grape harvest and growing wine industry has been one of the few agricultural entities apparently ben ...