Business

Auburn dentist, Dr. Mark Abel, retiring after four decade career

When Mark Abel began his dental career in Auburn in 1974, he took on three dentistry jobs to support his growing family. He worked part-time for Dr. Jim Brown, part-time at Chapa-D ...

Annual Chamber of Commerce dinner installs new president

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting, Installation and Awards Dinner was held at The Ridge Golf Club Saturday night. Guest speaker was  U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock ...

Auburn Toyota welcomes new owner, drops Magnussen name

Tony Toohey had dreams of owning his own business at a young age, including his days where he worked as an accountant for a car dealership at the age of 25. He spent 10 years learn ...

Pier 210 Dental Group moves to new offices on Mikkelsen Drive

Pier 210's move to 635 Mikkelsen Drive  from  the Lincoln Way site gives the Auburn dental group more room for expansion. The new 18-room office suite features a uniq ...

New loos on the way: Bathroom and garden planned for Downtown

The grassy lot next to the Welcome Center at the corner of High and Lewis Streets in Downtown Auburn will soon become a garden area with an adjoining public restroom. City Council ...

New Auburn Chamber of Commerce chief banking on great 2016

A banker who first came to Auburn as a teen in 1982, Monique Hall is poised to take the reins as 2016 Auburn Chamber of Commerce president. Hall, manager of Umpqua Bank’s So ...

Placer County doctor appointed to state tobacco committee, warns of dangers of vaping

Lately, Dr. Robert Oldham has been thinking a lot about e-cigarettes. The health officer and public health director for Placer County didn’t realize how thoroughly the produc ...

Old Town Auburn loses key business owner, leader

Ralph Osborne, a key leader and business owner in Old Town Auburn, will be remembered Jan. 16 with a memorial tribute. Osborne died Dec. 26 of cancer, his wife, Natalie Osborne, s ...

Jen Benna to speak at Lifestyle Expo

  Ultra marathoner, Jen Benna, didn’t always run. In 2003 the farthest she’d pushed herself was 6 miles. She was in the Mojave Desert to watch her husband run a 3 ...

Auburn firm lands $6.5 million contract

Inside a set of buildings at the Auburn airport, workers make sure aircraft all over the world, from helicopters to airliners, fly safely. The company, TGH Aviation, overhauls vi ...

Still low, though ticking up

Nationally, gas prices are averaging about $1.99 per gallon for regular unleaded, the lowest price point gasoline has seen since 2009, according to a report by the American Automob ...

Old Town Auburn post office future cloudy

A living link to California’s Gold Rush past, Old Town Auburn’s Station A post office is moving into 2016 with an uncertain future. From the U.S. Postal Service perspe ...

North Auburn shelter works with businesses to curb panhandling

With demand for the limited number of beds at the Right Hand Auburn homeless shelter in North Auburn, a no panhandling policy has gained allies in the nearby business community. W ...

Placer County’s falling jobless rate now in state’s Top 10

Placer County’s unemployment rate has edged down a notch – to 4.7 percent, according to newly released Employment Development Department statistics. And that’s g ...

Auburn kid chef has Food Network recipe for success

Take Mason Partak out of the kitchen and he becomes just a regular Auburn kid. The E.V. Cain sixth grade student is apt to be talking about movies, immersing himself in Minecraft ...