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Century 21 Auburn Realty wins quality service award

The Century 21 Auburn Realty won the annual Quality Service Award. The award was given based on feedback from buyers and sellers upon the completion of their real estate transactio ...

Kracon gives aircrafts a new finish

How much does it cost to paint an airplane? The answer: Much, much more than a car. In fact, not only are airplanes in general pricey but a lot of expense is involved in painting ...

U-Haul Partners with Foothills Tow in Colfax

COLFAX — U-Haul Company of California has announced that Foothills Tow has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Colfax community. “Foothills Tow owne ...

Sierra Elm One Stop Liquors raises funds for local charities

Sierra Elm One Stop Liquors hosted a three-hour fundraiser March 24 for a nonprofit in Auburn.  They had free food and drinks, a raffle drawing, free shirts and hats at the st ...

Smart Money: 3 steps to handle market volatility as you approach retirement

When market volatility kicks in, as it has lately, our team tends to receive calls from clients who have recently or will soon be retiring. Swings in the stock market can cause ...

If inflation returns, are you ready?

We find that clients often are concerned about inflation and interest rates for numerous reasons. Inflation is the normal state of affairs in the U.S. economy. Most economis ...

Unplug and play - Tinkergarten program coming to Auburn

An Auburn resident wants to see children spend more time playing outdoors.   Theshia Geitz, mother of four, has signed on to bring the nationwide Tinkergarten prog ...

Post holiday doldrums strike employment market

State employment development experts are partly blaming a post-holiday-period downturn in retail activity for a jump in Placer County’s unemployment rate. After sticking at ...

Fresh from the farm

Fresh veggies and fruit. The whiff of hot kettle corn. Live music and ambient hustle and bustle. All things to expect in your neighborhood farmers’ market in warmer seasons. ...

Smart Money: Let dust settle before investing big in bitcoin and other crypto currencies

Has bitcoin and crypto currencies bit the dust? From its meteoric rise of close to 2,000 percent in 2017 to a roller coaster ride which lopped off half its value a week or t ...

Bear River grad joins River Valley Community Bank

River Valley Community Bancorp with its wholly owned subsidiary, River Valley Community Bank has announced that it has hired Luke Parnell as SVP, regional lending and credit off ...

Keeping the Auburn Drug Company fountain light glowing

For more than a century, one of the pleasures of life in Auburn was a visit to the Auburn Drug Company soda fountain. Perhaps it was preceded by a haircut at a local barber shop o ...

Auburn park could be closed to make way for 55+ affordable housing

The Auburn Recreation District board is poised to consider a conditional-sale agreement of 6-acre Mount Vernon Park to a Los Angeles nonprofit eyeing the land for an affordable hou ...

Your Money: Is your portfolio telling you to make a change?

 Recent stock market volatility certainly has made some investors nervous. It is a good practice to review your portfolio on a regular basis. The past nine years have b ...

Hotel rising: New Auburn hotel goes up on Placer County hilltop

The 128-room Springhill Suites by Marriott in Auburn is rising rapidly on a hilltop above Bowman Road. After delays caused by 2017’s storms and a round of rock removal, deve ...