Business

Smart & Final to open North Auburn store

It’s going to be a Smart & Final store. That’s the word from Best Properties on the anchor tenant for the under-construction Will Creek Shopping Center in North Au ...

Health coach helps clients find the power of wellness

For certified health and wellness coach Lynell Ross, small changes can make a big impact. “I have found through my research that we all have the power to be healthy and hap ...

Media Life: Of a Hitchcock blonde, great nails, Vietnam and Placer County

The BBC featured it. The New York Times wrote about it. And a well-received short film “Happy Hands” gave it the human element. The story that has emerged in recent ye ...

New home sales soar in Placer County, regionally

May was hot – for the Placer County and regional homebuilding industry. The North State Building Industry Association tallied 287 new-home sales for the month, including 128 ...

Longtime Downtown frame shop moves to Meadow Vista

For 19 years Kelli Fortenbaugh Lopopolo framed photos and mementos for customers at her High Street Gallery in Downtown Auburn. This spring she relocated the business to Meadow Vis ...

Business brief: SEDCorp workshop in Auburn on June 23

SEDCorp (Sierra Economic Development Corporation) will offer a free Small Business Accelerator Workshop from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, at City Hall Council Chambers, 12 ...

Auburn Coffee Company takes over Old Town site

Linda Lareau has returned to the site of her former coffee shop, across from Auburn’s Historic Courthouse. Lareau, the original owner of Courthouse Coffee, opened Auburn  ...

People in business: Michael Reitzell named president of CSIA

The California Ski Industry Association board of directors has named Michael Reitzell, an experienced attorney representing the ski and outdoor recreation industries, as the new pr ...

People in business: Connie Watson of Echo Valley Ranch receives honor

An Auburn resident is one of four Northern California women, who have been selected to receive the 2015 Common Threads North Award for service to agriculture and their communities. ...

People in business: Robert Litchfield receives client distinction award

Auburn Attorney Robert Litchfield has been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell “Client Distinction Award” for the second time. Martindale-Hubbell is the national registry of ...

People in business: Kent R. Suemnicht receives Qualified Kingdom Advisor designation

Financial consultant Kent R. Suemnicht with The Sierra Foothills offices of Thrivent Financial in Auburn, has received the Qualified Kingdom Advisor designation from Atlanta-based ...

People in business: Arthur G. Woodward joins Reynolds Maddux LLP

Arthur G. Woodward has joined the Auburn law firm of Reynolds Maddux LLP as a partner. Upon Woodward’s arrival, the firm changed its name to Reynolds Maddux Woodward, LLP. W ...

People in business: Preston Marx, III with CunninghamLegal

Preston Marx III has joined CunninghamLegal in Auburn as an associate attorney. CunninghamLegal is an estate planning law firm with an office near the Historic Courthouse. Marx ha ...

People in business: Eric Post - Lake of the Pines Association operations manager

Eric W. Post, operations manager for the Lake of the Pines Association, has earned the Certified Community Association Manager designation from the California Association of Commun ...

Café owners relocate to larger site at Downtown’s Central Square

After five years running Courthouse Coffee, Mike and Jacki Zuvella have moved their business to a larger location on Central Square in Downtown Auburn. Their new Baked and Brewed ...