Business

Ben's Barketplace specializes in canine, feline nutrition

Brad Romero, a retired California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer, has a passion for helping dogs, cats and their owners learn about proper nutritional health. Romero’s busines ...

Lincoln resident expands wine bar, tapas restaurant

Lincoln resident Paul Jansen has successfully operated Citizen Vine, his wine bar and tapas restaurant at 825 Twelve Bridges Drive. Now Jansen is expanding Citizen Vine and openin ...

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 ...

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 ...

Trust: the foundation for what we say and do

Any book one might read about leadership, the first chapter is always about trust. In any organization, employees will only sacrifice for the good of the company when they see that ...

Placer Business Resource Center helps farmers succeed

Placer County has a long and rich history of farming and ranching, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. The dedication and hard work by our ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lincoln Boulevard improvements continue

BY STEVE ARCHER OF THE LINCOLN NEWS MESSENGER A second phase of the Lincoln Boulevard make-over from McBean Park Drive to First Street is expected to go on hiatus at the end of J ...

Crushed VLVT is committed to innovation and precision

Crushed VLVT is a full-service salon that specializes in all hair services and skincare regimes. Their staff stays up-to-date on styling techniques and by keeping current on newest ...

Emancipated from pretentious coffee

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are crea ...

Key Placer County job count drops to 19-year low

Placer County’s unemployment rate is down to 2.9 percent. — a level not seen, and only fleetingly, during the height of the soon-to-burst dotcom bubble of 1999. Statis ...