Business

Auburn-based Flyers acquires 2 firms

Auburn-based Flyers Energy LLC announced this week that it has acquired the assets and business operations of two California companies -- Poma Distributing Co. of Bloomington and R ...

Auburn Eye Care’s south Auburn office is third location

Auburn Eye Care Associates has expanded to a third office. The new location on Auburn Folsom Road is in addition to the main office at 3211 Fortune Court in North Auburn and a sate ...

Rural Placer County mandarin orchard preserved

Rural Placer County mandarin grower Rich Ferreira said he’s seen the land around him slowly gentrified over his lifetime. With deep roots in the soil that grows mandarins, l ...

Auburn New Year’s festivities spread 2015 joy

It’s not just all about the partying when New Year’s Eve rolls around each year. It’s also about the musicians up onstage providing the right atmosphere, the bar ...

Old Town’s Tsuda name gone but memories kept alive

A well-known Old Town Auburn building is undergoing major changes and is targeted for reopening in early 2015 as a bistro restaurant. Owners Patty and John Dooley have been workin ...

Placer County jobless rate up marginally

A round of pre-Christmas hiring by retailers has bolstered Placer County’s employment picture but not enough to prevent a marginal dip in the jobless percentage. Statistics ...

Auburn’s Rock Creek School students welcome exam with teeth in it

The class of Rock Creek Elementary School second graders is full of bright eyes and attentiveness as Dr. Dan Mertz arrives. “What is his job, boys and girls?” teacher ...

Sierra resorts boost snowmaking capability, increase terrain

This week’s strong storm gave a kickstart to ski season. And the resorts are ready with an array of upgrades and improvements for skiers and boarders. At Sugar Bowl Resort, ...

North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Small Business Saturday builds momentum locally

Small Business Saturday is holding its own in Auburn as part of the traditional kickoff shopping weekend to the holidays. This is the fifth year of the marketing campaign started b ...