business

Our View: Auburn must pedal its best foot forward for Amgen race day

With the economic recovery starting to find its footing in Auburn, it’s not the right time to fine Auburn businesses for temporary banners and sandwich boards that might be the o ...

Support, don’t squash, local business

So … the city doesn’t want businesses to put out signs where shoppers can find them to buy stuff (Journal, April 5). If shoppers can’t find the stores in Old Town or Downtow ...

A business lesson in evolve or perish

When did we throw in the towel and seek protection from economic competition? Such seems to be the mindset of folks unhappy with Wal-Mart coming to town. Wal-Mart is a “threat” ...

Wal-Mart as town-wrecker

Back in the late 1990s, I was taking my mom to a two-day religious observance at the tiny Christian church she belonged to, whose nearest congregation was in Gilroy. After dropping ...

Theater opens with box office boon

Area residents packed into the new Rocklin theater, Blue Oaks Cinema 16, at the corner of Lonetree and Blue Oaks boulevards for its opening weekend. Fifteen family members from Ro ...

Active economy boosts revenues

Why is it so difficult for some people to understand why lower taxes for all create jobs and will actually raise tax revenues? If people have more money in their pockets they wil ...

Candidate brings lengthy business background

Trevor Sanders, 40, is running for the Area 2 seat of the Placer County Board of Education. Sanders, who is the incumbent for the seat, is running against Lorene Euerle and Suzanne ...

Downtown businesses deserve boost

Congratulations! Sunday’s Our View editorial, “Cruise Nite deserves a little rev,” was very astute. Being in the jewelry business makes me realize that the “Endurance” ...

Wal-Mart simply ‘doesn’t fit’

The proposed Bohemia building is 155,000 square-feet. The average Wal-Mart is 108,000 square-feet. Now go online to Google maps and look at the Wal-Mart Supercenter Store No. 1988 ...

Taking the pulse of the business community

On Thursday Auburn chamber representatives found most local business owners to be pretty positive, however some said business is “horrible.” The Auburn Chamber of Commerce org ...

Shopping for memories

Back in the 1950s and ’60s, Downtown Auburn was the center of commerce, and Dick Kiger remembers it well. “Back in those days every need you had was filled right here in Downt ...

Obama, Pelosi on wrong track to solve problems

As a business owner I know that when we become greedy we become blind and insensible. We must live with our own mistakes and not blame others, or try to convince business owners or ...
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