Sierra Economic Development Corporation

Conference will address nitty-gritty of farming today

Social media, loan programs and finding land to farm will be among the topics at this year’s PlacerGrown Food and Farm Conference on Feb. 4. This is the 17th year for the day-lon ...

Group hoping to bring ‘Internet world’ to all residents

A local organization is hoping to work with business and community representatives to bring residents in five counties into the Internet world. A local resident said he is eager fo ...

Behind the Scenes: City, police, fire at a contentious standstill

Marching through the notebook while wondering why every protest by students and faculty always happens during school hours. You’d think with all of the holidays the educational c ...

Stimulus package means cash for you

The recently enacted $787 billion economic stimulus plan appears to have something for nearly everyone, including Auburn, Placer County and you. The funding will put people back t ...

Loans offered to build existing businesses, establish new ones

There are loans available for startups and established businesses that can generate jobs. That’s the message from the Sierra Economic Development Corporation — known as SED-Co ...