Business

Placer Top 10-ranked jobless rate drops some more

State statistics released Friday show a buoyant jobs market for Placer County residents continuing. Placer maintained its No. 10 ranking among California’s 58 counties for l ...

New Auburn Highway 49 ARCO gas station in works at strategic location

The triangular parcel at Nevada Street and Highway 49 started its business life in 1966 as an A&W drive-in restaurant. For several years it’s seen life as a car wash and ...

Auburn helicopter components company wins award

Vian Enterprises Inc. has been awarded the Silver Supplier of Safran Helicopter Engine in recognition of their excellence in quality and on-time delivery and the long-term strategi ...

Colfax Chamber mixer this Tuesday

The Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce September mixer will be hosted by Cynthia Costa (L'Orange Salon) and Amy Sibley (Mother Lode Realty). Music will be performed by Bill Day ...

Flyers has supported Auburn for decades

A company that has anchored its success in Auburn for nearly four decades is the Auburn Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year. Flyers Energy LLC will be recognized at t ...

Placer County squeaks into state’s Top 10 employment rank

Placer County’s jobless rate is holding onto its ranking as one of the lowest in the state, with a 3.3 percent rate that was good enough for 10th place in California, accordi ...

McDemolition Time: Teardown for Auburn McDonald’s building

McDemolition Time: Teardown for Auburn McDonald’s building

The demolition of an Auburn fast-food landmark began in earnest Wednesday morning. The 42-year-old McDonald’s on Lincoln Way at Bowman’s Foresthill exit had closed las ...

Placer’s Biggest? Bargains galore at giant garage sale

It’s said to be Placer County’s biggest garage sale of the year and the tons of bargains didn’t disappoint. Thousands turned out this past Saturday and Sunday to ...

Colfax’s new business, Sourdough Solutions, could be life-changing

Where’s the white bread? You won’t find any at Sourdough Solutions, but what you will find is an array of highly nutritious bread bursting with flavor, whole grains and ...

A thrift store with a purpose

The Colfax Community Gift and Thrift Store is now open and has been celebrating its grand opening throughout the month of July. The store’s purpose, in addition to providing ...

Two book sales this week

Summer is great time for reading. The Friends of the Library will host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at Jean Couzens Annex, 350 Nevada St., Auburn, left of Auburn Libra ...

Placer jobless percentage reverses course

Keeping pace with the region, Placer County’s jobless percentage rose in June. And while the unemployment rate for Placer rose from 2.8 percent to 3.5 percent, the county ke ...

InterMotive ups its game with new operations director

InterMotive Vehicle Controls of Auburn announced that Tracy Weatherfield has joined the company as director of operations. Weatherfield will provide infrastructure development and ...