retail

Placer County jobless rate up marginally

A round of pre-Christmas hiring by retailers has bolstered Placer County’s employment picture but not enough to prevent a marginal dip in the jobless percentage. Statistics ...

Reader Input: County duty-bound to uphold safety

Since 2010, the Alliance for Protection of the Auburn Community Environment (APACE) has challenged the Bohemia retail/Walmart project for several reasons, including environmental h ...

Businesses complain without helping

I can’t help but read in amazement at the dialogue ongoing about Old Town and Downtown Business Improvement Districts association activities (or lack thereof) and how this issue ...

Treat-seekers, gather ’round

I am writing to tell the community what a treat they have to look forward to! McCaulou’s department store will be opening shortly and I assure you that the community has somethi ...

Shoppers pulling for Gottschalks

Gottschalks Inc. appears in danger of going out of business, but Auburn area shoppers are hoping the store will stay open. Paperwork filed in November with the Securities and Exch ...