businesses

Our View: Businesses need to unify on tourism plan

A group of Auburn leaders and business owners are on the right track when it comes to wanting to promote the city as a tourist destination – especially to a growing number of ...

Sheriff's Office offering alcohol education training classes for businesses

  The Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced that it's offering free educational training to businesses that have licenses to sell alcohol.   As p ...

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 ...

Looking behind the scenes: Officials mull solutions for dealing with proliferation of panhandlers

There’s a new problem for Auburn merchants fighting the never-ending battle of trying to make a living. On top of being the prime target of any governmental agency possessing th ...

Western States race makes registers ring

$1.5 million is a lot of money. That’s the estimated dollar amount the Western States Endurance Run brings to the Placer County economy, according to the Western States board. ...

Not much after-hours attraction

At this point, with the exception of the bars and restaurants, there is very little to attract people to Downtown after hours. For the bars and restaurants to thrive, there needs t ...

Food safety act will smother small businesses

I strongly oppose H.R.875 and S.425, supposed Food Safety Modernization Act 2009. This is a blatant attempt by food lobbies to crush the farmers markets, and by no means is it desi ...