Business

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 ...

New owner takes helm at Visions Salon in Auburn

Downtown Auburn’s Visions Salon’s new owner is putting her own stamp on the business. Since she purchased it earlier this year, Vicki Chapman has been busy repainting ...

Auburn Parade of Lights: ‘Not a bad seat’ in parade

For something so big on the Auburn community calendar around Christmas, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade has kept its small-town feel. Since first arriving on the Decemb ...

Talking books for blind find a helping hand in Auburn

Good works are taking place in a small outbuilding tucked into the shadows of AT&T’s Downtown Auburn offices. Members of Pioneers, a group of retired telephone workers k ...