Business

Family-made products are Apothecary 321's recipe for success

A new Downtown Auburn business owner has combined her flair for design with a little chemistry. Kelley Neff and her daughter, Tessa Walker, opened Apothecary 321 in December, spe ...

North Auburn senior center targets mid-year move

With more clarity from Placer County this week, the Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center is targeting mid-2015 to be in a new location, the organization’s board president said W ...

Costco pullout leaves North Auburn Senior Center plans uncertain

Costco’s about face on a North Auburn store has left the Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center’s moving plans up in the air. The Issaquah, Wash. retail corporation made th ...

Placer School for Adults' courses keep residents tech savvy

As technology expands  world-wide, here in Auburn Placer School for Adults continues to fine tune its course offerings to help residents take advantage of the innovations. &nb ...

State tax watchdog foresees 7.5-cent-a-gallon gas tax rollback

Auburn motorists could join drivers around California sharing in the benefit of a soon-to-be-enacted gas-tax decrease, the state Board of Equalization’s Auburn area represent ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart still a go as Costco falters

With Costco taking its plans for a site in North Auburn off the table, what now Wal-Mart? According to both the Arkansas corporate giant and Placer County, a 155,000-square-foot s ...

Mountain Mama’s closing after 40 years

After four decades in business, owner Judith Gordon-Lawson is shutting the doors of Mountain Mama clothing store in Auburn. “Although I have loved having this store, I am e ...

Costco terminates option on North Auburn store site

Costco has opted out of its option to develop a store on a North Auburn parcel owned by Placer County. The Issaquah, Wash.-based retail giant had been working for almost two years ...

Costco pulls out of Placer County, North Auburn store talks

Updated 10 a.m. Feb. 10.Costco has pulled out of negotiations to locate a warehouse store on a site owned by Placer County in North Auburn. In a brief statement, the county said: ...

New Auburn Chamber of Commerce president looking to rebuild membership

As he looks toward the coming year, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce’s new president is focusing on outreach. “My goal is to add 100 new members,” said David &ldq ...