Business

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 ...

April home sales blow through roof. Best since 2006

Solid sales numbers in April for a region that takes in Placer County is buoying hopes in the home-building industry that eight-year growth streak will remain on course. The Rosev ...

Placer family opens beloved local lavender farm

When it comes to community engagement and entrepreneurial spirit, one Placer County couple  is known for an abundance of both.  Dan and Liz Bunz’s entrepreneurial s ...

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 ...

Sprouts grand opening draws large crowd at 7 a.m. Wednesday

A crowd began forming early Wednesday morning at the Lincoln Crossing Marketplace for the grand opening of Lincoln’s newest grocery store, Sprouts Farmers Market. More than ...

Prominent stores locating here an asset to the city

While not everyone considers shopping fun, Lincoln residents will appreciate that Sprouts Farmers Market and Ulta Beauty have opened at the Lincoln Crossing Marketplace.  The ...