Business

Placer’s property value increase tops state

Placer County is tops in California in terms of assessed property value growth, according to the State Board of Equalization. New statistics comparing counties show Placer values ...

Cold weather warnings as winter moves into Placer County, Auburn

With cold weather and storm activity looming, safety warnings are being issued to Auburnites to be prepared on the roads and in the home. The temperature in Auburn was forecast by ...

Sierra snow signals business boost for Auburn

Like a river of cash and credit cards flowing back and forth through Auburn, Interstate 80 provides jobs and profits for businesses, many dependent on the steady fstream of Bay Are ...

Placer County supes hear heated debate on cannabis rules

From emotional to legal to financial, arguments spurred heated debate Tuesday before the Placer County Board of Supervisors over potential new medicinal marijuana growing and selli ...

Crispin Cider plant stays in Colfax with Jerry Brown’s help

Crispin Cider in Colfax is drinking in the sweet taste of success after an infusion of $1 million in state funding provided a fix for an Interstate 80 overcrossing  issue. Th ...

Vinyl vicissitude: Auburn record store memories rekindled by Tower film

Directed by Collin Hanks, starring larger-than-life mogul Russ Solomon and featuring a supporting cast that boasts Elton John and Bruce Springsteen, music business documentary &ldq ...

Smart & Final Extra opens in North Auburn

Smart & Final Extra is in Auburn & open. The growing corporation, headquartered in Los Angeles, held a preview day Tuesday for businesses and charitable organizations to c ...

Martis Valley plan has major open space vision

The final piece of a conservation puzzle linking 50,000 acres of open space is moving forward in the heart of the Martis Valley, near Truckee. A group that includes Sierra Pacific ...

Auburn-area homeowners face rising insurance bills, cancellations

Mike and Virginia Toney have owned the same two homes on 40- and 50-acre properties in Nevada County for 30 years, properties that, because of their defensible space and deep ponds ...

Signs of retail Christmas magic in Thanksgiving weekend air

Yuletide inspiration struck Elli Norris of Davis in the form of a decorative Christmas tree she couldn’t pass up. Visiting Auburn on Friday, Norris was attracted to the Wild ...

People in business: New York Life agent Thomas L. Cox receives honor

Thomas L. Cox has been named a member of the 2015 President’s Council of New York Life. Members of the President’s Council are among the top 5 percent of New York Life& ...

Placer jobless rate below 5 percent

Placer County’s unemployment rate has ticked upward to 4.8 percent, new state Economic Development Department show. The jobless rate was 4.4 percent in September and the ris ...

Final guilty plea in $17M construction fraud targeting Auburn tribe

Darrell Hinz was the trusted construction manager hired by the United Auburn Indian Community to complete its Indian Hills Road office project. Instead, Hinz became enmeshed in a ...

Getaway car drags Auburn supermarket employee

The crime escalated quickly from shoplifting to robbery when a woman tried to escape from an Auburn supermarket parking lot in a car dragging a terrified Raley’s employee. A ...

Lights, camera, takeoff

In response to a few incidents involving vehicles illegally entering the airport flight line, and, in once instance, damaging aircraft, the city will have nine security cameras ins ...