Brent Smith

SEDCorp launches regional broadband initiative

At the Sierra Economic Development Corporation in Auburn, CEO Brent Smith is on a mission. He’d like to see broadband available to every household in his four-and-a-half county ...

Group hoping to bring ‘Internet world’ to all residents

A local organization is hoping to work with business and community representatives to bring residents in five counties into the Internet world. A local resident said he is eager fo ...

Work on Boardman Canal expected to cause some disturbances

Work on the Boardman Canal is expected to cause disturbances along Pacific Avenue near Railhead Park. The Placer County Water Agency is working to relocate a section of its Boardm ...

Stimulus package means cash for you

The recently enacted $787 billion economic stimulus plan appears to have something for nearly everyone, including Auburn, Placer County and you. The funding will put people back t ...

Loans offered to build existing businesses, establish new ones

There are loans available for startups and established businesses that can generate jobs. That’s the message from the Sierra Economic Development Corporation — known as SED-Co ...