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Meadow Vista pharmacist retires after 31 years

For three decades, Meadow Vista Pharmacy dispensed medicines, guided customers through the maze of drug instructions and side effects, and contributed to the small-town neighbor ...

Good food and good vibes at Homie Joe’s Tacos

COLFAX – When Joseph Rocha’s sixth-grade teacher asked him, “What do you want to do when you get older?” he said he wanted to own his own business. His 1 ...

Your Money: Planning for retirement when you don’t have kids

Clients all have different goals and we have found that being “kid-less” may come with its challenges. Couples who don’t have children tend to have more financ ...

Casino owners could chip in millions on new Highway 65-99 link

The Auburn based tribe that owns Thunder Valley Casino could step up with $24 million to financially energize construction of a new road between Highway 65 in Placer County and Hig ...

Another View: Getting to know investment lingo

Stop and stop limit orders are a common term often used by financial professionals although many retail investors (mom and pop on Main Street) may not have heard the terms let a ...

Weed, sanctuary state wrangles on Placer board's plate

The Placer County board will be asked Tuesday to OK a lien on a rural property near Auburn that’s at the center of a dispute over cannabis-growing regulations. Also on the a ...

Placer partners on Auburn affordable apartments

A stretch of undeveloped land with a raw water canal flowing along the side is being targeted by one of California’s leading affordable housing builders for a 79-unit develop ...

HSAs can help with health care expenses in retirement

Health care costs are a significant concern for many Americans, particularly for those approaching retirement. One increasingly popular way to manage medical expenses is to save ...

Another View: Smart Money - Preserving investment gains after market falls

By Marc Cuniberti / Guest Columnist How does an investor preserve gains they have made when markets fall? Knowing how to deal with market falls, fits and spurts is key to prese ...

Grand jury: Placer County affordable housing effort ‘inadequate’

A new report is critical of Placer County efforts to provide affordable housing. “There is an expectation that our government officials address this situation sooner rather ...

Auburn’s Flyers buys into Texas, Florida markets

Auburn’s Flyers Energy has made another major business purchase — buying 49 automated fueling cardlocks in Texas, Wisconsin, Florida, Georgia and 11 other states. The ...

From hot to hotter: Placer jobless count drops

Placer County’s unemployment rate dropped even further in May — down to 2.8 percent. The Employment Development Department figure, released this past week with regiona ...

Winery planned for Newcastle’s Indian Hill Road

A winery and housing development is being proposed for a 37.9-acre parcel on Indian Hill Road south of Auburn. Located about a mile east of the Newcastle Road-Interstate 80 exit, ...

A family that crafts together, stays together

Sometimes small towns contain the most remarkable things — Colfax is one of those towns, and Lumenaris is one of those remarkable things. Lumenaris recently became another b ...

Searches from hot California home markets have Placer on radar

Priced out of California’s hottest home markets, prospective buyers are turning their searches toward comparable bargains in Placer County. And Nevada. And Arizona. And Id ...