MAY

Placer’s employment number at all-time high

The number of people from Placer County holding down jobs is at an all-time high, according to the state Employment Development Department. While the figures reflect population gr ...

New home sales soar in Placer County, regionally

May was hot – for the Placer County and regional homebuilding industry. The North State Building Industry Association tallied 287 new-home sales for the month, including 128 ...

Bring on the bike braggadocio; Auburn bests Davis

Auburn has bested Davis for a second straight year in per-capita bike-riding mileage. Davis, its flat, wide, straight streets built for biking, is home to the U.S. Bicycling Hall ...

Construction lags behind Placer, regional job-creation trend in May

AUBURN CA - The Placer County area eked out a small increase in jobs in May, despite continued weakness in construction employment. Justin Wehner, labor market analyst with the st ...