David Snyder

SEDCorp launches regional broadband initiative

At the Sierra Economic Development Corporation in Auburn, CEO Brent Smith is on a mission. He’d like to see broadband available to every household in his four-and-a-half county ...

Conference to provide look into franchising

Franchising expert Cari Lyn Vinci walks her clients through the process from personality assessment to obtaining financing and choosing the right business. Now she’s looking forw ...

Grant encourages low-income families to purchase more locally grown produce

Grant funding will soon give low- income families greater access and incentive to purchase locally grown produce. Carol Arnold, general manager of the Foothill Farmers Market Asso ...

Forum puts manufacturing in spotlight

Last year, a forum brought together area manufacturers with elected officials and experts to discuss the challenges and successes of manufacturing in Placer County. It received suc ...

Business walks offer pathway to improvement

Visibility and flexibility are themes that resonate across the county as officials review the results of business walks over the past year. “There’s a recognition for represen ...

Forum looks at manufacturing in Placer County

How to nurture and grow manufacturing in Placer County took the spotlight during a recent all-day forum in Roseville. Among the conclusions: Fewer regulations and less taxation, ...

Chamber of Commerce: Teams in step with outreach initiative

Local businesses will get a chance to have their say this week. On Thursday, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, along with city and county officials, will hit the streets for a two-h ...

$300 million Ritz-Carlton Highlands opens today

One of the most luxurious and expensive private commercial projects in Placer County history is being unveiled today with the opening of the five-star Ritz-Carlton Highlands Hotel ...

Picture the ’18 Winter Olympics in, drumroll, Reno-Tahoe

Skimming through the notebook while hoping newspapers never become extinct. It’s too hard reading from a computer screen in the bathroom, especially when using a laptop. ... A ...