Business

Placer County’s jobless count rises

  Placer County found itself part of a regional decline in jobs in July. According to the California Employment Development Department, Placer County’s jobless rate ju ...

Survey says: Auburn wants plays, music at State Theatre

The demand will already have been established for live theater and music when Auburn’s expanded State Theatre reopens in October. Early results of a survey being conducted b ...

Questions surfacing on Lake Clementine hydro project

Questions are being raised by several Auburn-area residents about a proposal to build a hydroelectric generation facility at the North Fork Dam at Lake Clementine. Speakers at a p ...

New rail connection takes Auburn’s 49ers fans to Santa Clara stadium

A train ride from Auburn to Santa Clara in time for opening kickoff on a Sunday afternoon 49ers game is now a reality under new scheduling the Capitol Corridor rail service has put ...

Auburn business owner ready to try Tevis Cup for first time

Dawn Tebbs loves a challenge. The 46-year-old Auburn business owner is in for one when she tests the 100-mile Tevis Cup for the first time. “Being a mother of four boys isn ...

California drought actions take heat at Nevada Irrigation District forum

GRASS VALLEY – Nevada Irrigation District officials are turning up the heat on state drought actions while praising their customers’ own water-saving efforts. Speaking ...

Four vehicles shot at Colfax auto dealer

Four vehicles on the Winner Chevrolet lot in Colfax have been shot in three separate July incidents. The shootings remain a mystery and the owner of the dealership is offering a $ ...

Construction boosts Placer County’s June job numbers

Placer County construction is percolating, aiding Placer County’s continuing employment picture. The Employment Development Department reported Friday that Placer County&rsq ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Retired grocers leave legacy of service

With the recent ownership change of Sierra Market to Mar-Val’s Sierra Market, an era ended of sorts for both the retiring former owners of Colfax’s biggest food supplie ...