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Placer jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2008

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s jobless rate is at 8.8 percent – the lowest it has been since December 2008, according to figures released by the state Employment Development Depar ...

Auburn chamber plans scaled-back Black & White Ball spinoff

AUBURN CA - Limiting numbers to 2,000 and requiring ties on all men, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is planning a scaled-down, more sedate spinoff of the Black & White Ball. A yea ...

Predatory ADA lawsuits fought on Auburn, federal fronts

Help may be on the way for businesses threatened or already stung by so-called drive-by ADA lawsuits initiated by predatory attorneys. With the realization that lawyers are wrestli ...

Star or stood up? Auburn poised for Amgen Tour of California bike-race answer

A year ago, Auburn was already a month into planning for its role as an Amgen Tour of California bike race stop in May. This year, the Auburn organizing team is still waiting for ...

Placer’s $100K supes-controlled fund for charity stays in budget for now

Auburn’s 4 th of July fireworks are in no danger of fizzling and there are no plans for the cowboy poets to steer their couplets away from the annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering in Lo ...

Auburn responds to Wal-Mart web presence in advance of Highway 49 store

Wal-Mart has announced its presence in Auburn with a new website that touts its soon-to-be role as a job creator and low-price leader. And it’s already creating a stir. A spo ...

Auburn “Bad Boys” calendar fundraiser aims for potentially risqué laughs

Auburn-area men are posing for a fund-raising calendar. And the mystery for now is how far will they go. The “Full Bounty of Placer County – The Bad Boys of Auburn” calenda ...

Could Lake Tahoe’s Amgen bike race bid wash Auburn’s away?

Lake Tahoe is making a bold move for both the first and second legs of next May’s Amgen Tour of California. And that puts a big question mark on whether Auburn will be along for ...

Auburn 49 fire fund seeking help in distributing $32,000 to victims

The Auburn Disaster Relief Fund contains $32,000 raised since the Aug. 30 to aid 49 Fire victims. Steve Galyardt, Community 1st Bank vice president and leader in the fundraising d ...