Dave Snyder

Placer County joins regional surge in jobs

Another month and another drop in the region’s unemployment rate, with Placer County leading the way. Ranked 13th in the state in terms of jobless percentage, Placer County ...

Moves afoot to help rural Placer areas gain faster Internet

AUBURN CA - A partnership of regional stakeholders is working together in Placer and nearby counties to improve Internet availability. The Gold Country Broadband Consortium has be ...

Food and farm conference community track to focus on sustainability

PlacerGrown’s annual Food and Farm Conference is an information-packed resource for local farmers. But it also embraces community participation. This year’s four community-str ...

Placer County forum puts manufacturing in focus

A forum in October will look at ways to strengthen manufacturing in Placer County. Set for Oct. 14, it will bring together local manufacturers with state and local officials and ex ...

Power Breakfast unveils a desire for more marketing

While most local business owners who responded to a March 11 “walking survey” said business was OK, close to 20 percent said they are struggling. The feedback from more than 4 ...

Placer County studying economic development

A project that began in late April will develop a strategy for future economic development in Placer County. The study, commissioned by the Placer County Office of Economic Develo ...

Ranks of jobless grow in Placer Co.

Placer County’s jobless rate jumped a half of a percentage point to 8.1 in December, compared to 7.6 for November. Statewide, the numbers rose from 8.4 percent to 9.3 percent and ...