Business

Old Town's Bistro 103 offers fresh take on classics

Old Town Auburn’s newest restaurant is bringing local flavors while preserving the past. Owners Patty and John Dooley opened Bistro 103 in the former Tsuda Grocery building ...

Sierra camping trip yields inspiration, invention

The inspiration came on a Sierra camping trip. And the result – a small part that makes using one of the world’s most popular handguns easier to use – is a paten ...

New North Auburn Senior Center plans hit turbulence

The Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center in North Auburn is again looking at relocation options after a deal to move to a nearby commercial space fell through. Senior Center Board Pr ...

Auburn may get innovative Tahoe water quality link

Downtown Auburn’s tourist stop has Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery’s support as one of three locations for an innovative interactive display highlighting up-to-the-minut ...

Q&A: Top Auburn Union School District educator continues to learn

Superintendent of the Auburn Union School District for almost a year, Laura Grassmann oversees operations for about 2,100 students over four elementary schools – Rock Creek, ...

Rustic, high tech mesh in new KVMR radio station building

A radio station in Nevada City, with a loyal following in the Auburn area, KVMR has moved into new, distinctive digs that are funky on the outside – in keeping with its Nevad ...

Wilderness expert adds tracking course to Earthwalker lineup

Wilderness survival expert Jeff Adorador teaches the fundamentals and priorities of survival. His courses offered through his company, Earthwalker, include setting up minimum-impac ...

Assured flows keep American River whitewater rafting afloat in drought

Assured flows from upstream reservoirs are providing the promise of an active rafting season for American River whitewater outfitters – even in the face of a fourth year of d ...

New North Auburn shopping center close to breaking ground

Six months after gaining Placer County approvals to develop a new North Auburn shopping center, its developer is close to gaining OKs necessary to break ground. The Willow Creek S ...

Winery growth issues fermenting in Placer County

There will be plenty of time and opportunities for vintners and grassroots groups to weigh in on winery rule changes that could be coming to Placer County this year. And the Place ...