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Our View: Economic summit should set goals, spark change

Auburn Mayor Mike Holmes’ call for an economic development “summit” this Tuesday is an appropriate response to the ongoing recession. It’s an opportunity that shouldn’t b ...

Looking behind the scenes: Local buck worn to a frazzle

Promising to deposit something into the notebook while wondering if we’ll be allowed to use IOUs to pay our state income tax ... Make no mistake, the ongoing budget dilemma has ...

Proposed law on unions would be bad for business

As a small business owner and taxpayer, I wanted to make sure that people know about a very dangerous bill being proposed in Congress — the so-called Employee Free Choice Act. T ...

Mattress seller tucked into new center

A statewide mattress retailer now has a location in Auburn. Sleep Train opened in early August in the Plaza Shopping Center on Grass Valley Highway at Luther Road. Store manager J ...

Kodak in Auburn: City’s bigger picture shouldn’t be taken for granted

The multinational Kodak corporation’s choice of Auburn over 80 other communities for one of its software project development satellites demonstrates that this area has plenty to ...

New car repair shop is owner's longtime dream

For Bryan McGinnis, who has been tinkering with cars since he was a teen, opening his own shop in Auburn in early June was a dream come true. “I always enjoyed building models as ...

Buonarroti Ristorante to add microbrewery, expand bar

It looks like historic downtown Lincoln will once again be home to a microbrewer, but this time the beer will actually be brewed on site. On Tuesday, Lincoln’s City Council agre ...

City pushes creek-cleaning pledge

Auburn businesses can pitch in this Earth Day by making a pledge that will leave a lasting impression on the environment for years to come. As part of the Healthy Auburn Waters ca ...

Titanic ambitions for manufacturer

Titan Gilroy is aggressive. And while his days as a professional boxer may have something to do with it, his aggression these days is all business. I'm so aggressive that I d ...