Marty Ruthman

Construction causing business loss

Recent construction in the Auburn Rock Creek Plaza shopping complex has some employees and owners fuming over a loss of business. Placer County is managing the construction, which ...

Ice cream fundraiser benefits toddler with leukemia

Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream locations in Auburn put scoops to work for a special cause Wednesday — raising funds for Emily Tate, an Auburn 3-year-old who was diagnosed with acute ly ...

Race generates enthusiasm, more sales for some businesses than others

Area merchants say they’re thrilled the Tour of California came through Auburn. But the race generated more business for some than for others. In Downtown Auburn, Tango frozen ...

New owner expands cake choices at Baskin-Robbins

From motorcycles to ice cream has been a huge career change for the new owner of Auburn’s two Baskin-Robbins stores. But former Harley-Davidson mechanic Marty Ruthman is relishi ...