Business

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 ...

Auburn’s State Theatre installs seats with Hollywood star power

As final preparations are made for its reopening, Auburn’s expanded State Theatre is upgrading its seating with ornate chairs that most recently played a small but integral r ...

Applegate Fire base camp fails to fizzle Fast Fridays finale

A small army of Applegate Fire personnel will share the Gold Country Fairgrounds tonight with Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway racing. Two years ago, Fast Fridays cancelled Friday ...

Business brief: Sutter Imaging offers free mammograms to uninsured women in the region

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 10 Sutter Imaging locations in the greater Sacramento region are offering free mammograms to uninsured women during October. Ea ...

Business brief: CalPERS adds two Sutter HMO plans

California Public Employees’ Retirement System members who live in Auburn and would like to choose Sutter Health are now able to do that. After a 10-year absence from CalPERS ...