Business

New home sales decline in September

The leader of the Placer County based North State Building Industry Association is expressing confidence in a healthy market despite a September drop in new home sales. “Whi ...

Placer pizza place ranked nationally

The steady climb up the national pizza-place Hot 100 chart continues for a Placer County pizzeria that started in Auburn and now includes same-named eateries in Roseville and Linco ...

Sunday’s Farm and Barn Tour kicks off PlacerGROWN Month in Placer County

The Farm and Barn tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday celebrates October’s PlacerGROWN month in Placer County. The self-guided tour includes farms, ranches and breweries in P ...

Placer County leads region in key growth category

A total of 396 new homes were sold in August over a region that takes in Placer County — the highest total over the past 10 years. The August total easily shot past 2016&rsq ...

River City Studios making its mark in Northern California film industry

  The Greater Sacramento area is nationally known as the new hotbed of independent film and movie talent, according to co-owner Nalesh Chandra of Roseville’s River City ...

Patients invited to celebrate 10th anniversary of Sutter Rehab Institute

Sutter Rehabilitation Institute, Placer County’s only acute rehab facility, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and is inviting its former patients – more tha ...

Home Show fills venue with inspiration

A village of tiny houses, a fall beer garden, outdoor living and landscaping center and ideas, ideas, ideas are filling the Gold Country Fairgrounds and Event Center starting Frida ...

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 ...

Patients invited to celebrate 10th anniversary of Sutter Rehab Institute

Sutter Rehabilitation Institute, Placer County’s only acute rehab facility, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and is inviting its former patients – more tha ...

Rocklin coffee proprietor roasting his own beans for two decades

For more than 20 years, Edwin Johnson has roasted coffee beans in a small strip mall on Sunset Boulevard in Rocklin. Johnson started working at the location, 2600 Sunset Blvd., in ...

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 ...

Agriculture still significant part of our community

Although many of us who didn’t grow up in Placer County might not realize it, agriculture has strong roots here. That many of us don’t remember the agricultural histor ...

Placer’s agriculture value shrinks

Placer County has a long and proud history of agricultural activity, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. From the rice fields in south Place ...

Catch some of the best softball players here this week

Sometimes we just have to brag about Placer County and this week is one of those times. About 2,000 senior softball players and about 2,000-plus spectators will be on Lincoln and ...

Anytime Fitness owners break ground on Penryn gym

Susan Arrabit and her husband, John; along with her twin sister, Sharon, and her husband, Donny; own three Anytime Fitness locations in Auburn, Grass Valley and Penryn. Penryn cust ...