Sierra Business Council

Reader Input: Janice Forbes’ legacy prevails

I was indeed sorry to learn there is to be no memorial service for Janice Forbes, who died on June 4, for if there ever was a person who needs to be memorialized and remembered ...

Light swap being switched on for Downtown Auburn retailers

Small-business merchants in Downtown Auburn are getting some help to upgrade their existing lighting to energy efficient LEDs. The Sierra Business Council is working with Pacific ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn Police to get new computers; discounts for changing light bulbs and bike racer returns to event 40 years later

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Kill-A-Watt meter presentations offered in Rocklin, Auburn, Granite Bay

The Sierra Business Council, in partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric Company, will host a series of Kill-A-Watt meter presentations throughout Placer County. Kill-A-Watt is ...

Restaurant seating in Old Town park will continue

An Auburn Old Town restaurant will keep its outdoor seating. The Auburn City Council voted unanimously Monday night to give Alexandra Hastings-Carnahan, owner of Tsuda’s Old Tow ...

Another View: Proposition 23 is a job killer

The Golden State is the runaway leader in the transition to the new clean tech economy. When we passed a law four years ago — AB 32 — with bi-partisan support from business, la ...

Geotourism project maps unique local sites

Auburn has its well-known sights like the Foresthill Bridge and the Historic Courthouse. Then there are the scenic byways and off-the-beaten-path family farms, eateries and shops. ...

California constitutional overhaul airs in Auburn

With the belief that California government is broken and needs to be fixed, a spokesman for a powerful Bay Area business organization told Auburn-area leaders Monday that the state ...

Seen & Heard: Killebrew attends training

PlacerArts Program Specialist Karen Killebrew recently attended the Sierra Leadership Institute, held at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. Offered for the 10th year in 2008 by the Si ...