Thunder Valley Casino

Thunder Valley Casino interviewing for more than 600 jobs

Lincoln — With the hotel and casino expansion on track to open in July 2010, Thunder Valley Casino and Resort is now taking applications for more than 600 new jobs. Applicants ca ...

Looking back at 2007

The year 2007 brought Auburn a change in Placer High head football coaches, a King in trouble and a congressman under fire. Placer Vineyards, a new dog park and Best Buy were appro ...

$300 million Ritz-Carlton Highlands opens today

One of the most luxurious and expensive private commercial projects in Placer County history is being unveiled today with the opening of the five-star Ritz-Carlton Highlands Hotel ...

Life after winning a million dollars

After hitting a $1.6 million jackpot, there really is no place for Sue Nott like her new home. In August, the Auburn resident won big money playing a five-cent “Wizard of Oz” ...

Auburn woman wins $1.6 million at Thunder Valley

Today Glinda the Good Witch bestowed her blessings on Susan Nott, of Auburn, who won more than $1.6 million on a five-cent slot machine at Thunder Valley Casino. Nott was only pl ...

State Supreme Court declines review of Garcia case

The California Supreme Court has denied a petition by convicted murderer Mario Flavio Garcia to have his trial reviewed. Garcia filed the petition in April following a Feb. 25 dec ...

Thunder Valley hotel and spa construction back on schedule

LINCOLN – “What’s going on with construction?” It’s a question Richard St. Jean gets asked every day. The newly hired acting general manager of Thunder Valley Casino sai ...

New Auburn structure recalls the shape of things past

The United Auburn Indian Community’s traditional tribal home in South Auburn is getting a new private park that honors the past. The project includes a large gazebo, with lines ...

Scenic wildland on American River saved

A Yuba City logging company willing to sell and a United Auburn Indian Community able to step up with funding are key players in the purchase of 94 acres of scenic wildland straddl ...

Sheriffs’ helicopter gets all-clear

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department’s new helicopter is cleared for financial liftoff. With crime-fighting equipment still to be installed, actual patrols are targeted to s ...