Business

Café owners relocate to larger site at Downtown’s Central Square

After five years running Courthouse Coffee, Mike and Jacki Zuvella have moved their business to a larger location on Central Square in Downtown Auburn. Their new Baked and Brewed ...

Budweiser Clydesdales clomp-clomp into Auburn

Massive but mannerly, famous but oblivious to their celebrity, Budweiser’s famous Clydesdales have been stabled at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds this week. The 10- ...

Auburn production team capturing charity race on video

When a charity challenge with teams of philanthropists aged 25 to 104 went looking for a videographer to tell its story, it chose Auburn’s Ridgeline Entertainment. Ridgeline ...

Placer leading new home sales in region

Placer County is the leader as the home-building industry reports strong sales numbers regionally. The North State Building Industry Association reported 302 sales in April &ndash ...

Pumped up gas prices for how long?

How low or high will they go? It’s an eternal — and infernal – question for motorists who’ve watched gas prices ping ponging since the summer, when oil pri ...

Starbucks drops Placer County Ethos bottled water supplier, cites drought

UPDATE Embattled Starbucks is bowing to pressure and moving its Ethos water supply source out of Placer County and California in the name of water conservation. California is in a ...

Starbucks pulling Ethos water sourcing out of Placer, state

Embattled Starbucks is bowing to pressure and moving its Ethos water supply source out of Placer County and California in the name of water conservation. California is in a fourth ...

New Dutch Bros. Auburn location opens BIG

Thumping bass and coffee bargains greeted Auburn on Wednesday as Dutch Bros. Coffee opened its new location in a big way. The electronic sign was up Tuesday alerting motorists alo ...

Senior center moving to Downtown Auburn

The Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center is approaching July with a new vision of the future after signing a lease on Downtown Auburn office space. The senior center’s move end ...

Wait-and-see on Placer medicinal pot grows

With an election in 2016 that could result in legalization of recreational cannabis use in California, Placer County is taking a wait-and-see stance on regulating or even banning m ...

Cinco de Mayo to spice up Old Town Auburn for 25th year

The California Hispanic community’s traditions will fill the streets of Old Town Auburn with color and sound today. Cinco de Mayo is back in a big way with plenty to see and ...

Thousands of homeowner solutions at Auburn Home Show

The Auburn Home Show is attracting thousands to the Gold Country Fairgrounds this weekend, providing solutions and answers to homeowner questions. Throw in some nifty knickknack g ...

Nurses strike, Auburn hospital stays open

Part of a one-day strike by California Nurses Association union members at five Sutter Health hospitals, a demonstration Thursday on Highway 49 in North Auburn alerted passing moto ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

I-80 closure at Loomis needs one day, not two

There was no need for two days of detours off Interstate 80 onto Taylor Road after all. Caltrans had planned to detour traffic overnight Tuesday and Wednesday but with work to rai ...