Business

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

New North Auburn shopping center plans grocery store as anchor

No names are being mentioned but the owner of an empty North Auburn parcel near both Safeway and Bel Air supermarkets plans to bring another grocery business into the retail mix. ...

Pending Costco plans have North Auburn fitness club moving on relocation

The conceptual drawings are posted on the wall of North Auburn’s Courthouse Athletic Club as the 33-year-old fitness business prepares to move to make way for a new Costco on ...

New Downtown eatery aims for authenticity

Two longtime friends with family roots in Mexico are bringing their take on Mexican food to the foothills. Rodrigo Torres and Jose Valle opened La Herradura on Lincoln Way in ...

Well-known Auburn dining spots reemerging as new eateries

Some well-known restaurant locations are springing to life in the fall as new eateries. The Burney’s hot dog space on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn is undergoing a transfor ...

Longtime barber cuts out of Newcastle

For nearly four decades, Paul the Barber has had a shop in Downtown Newcastle, until he sold his home, closed his doors and pulled up stakes for Chico. Now, his single-chair Main ...

Drought tosses Auburn Home Show attendees, exhibitors new challenges

Drought across California is changing the focus of many of the contractors who do business at the Auburn Home Show. The fall version of the twice-a-year home show at the Gold Coun ...

Driver’s education combines teaching skills, gift of gab

Ironically, for someone who teaches new drivers how to avoid accidents, Auburn’s Sofia Hotlen got into the driver’s ed business by accident. A self-described perennial ...

Newcastle residents aim to stomp out new tobacco shop

A collection of Newcastle residents and business owners gathered Monday night in Newcastle to stop a new smoke shop from occupying a store front downtown. The new store, a seconda ...

Auburn community leader Virgil Traynor dead at 76

Virgil Traynor, a long-time Auburn veterinarian whose volunteer work on behalf of his community touched many lives, died Saturday at 76. Since arriving in Auburn from veterinary s ...