Business

Village at Loomis: improved through community input

I would like to personally thank the community for your involvement and input in the review of the Village at Loomis plan over the last nearly four-and-a-half years. After 14 publ ...

New reporter joins Gold Country Media

Gold Country Media welcomed a new member to its local team last week. Kathryn Palmer has joined the editorial staff as a full-time staff reporter. Palmer’s home office wil ...

Placer jobless rate drops some more

Placer County’s unemployment rate reached 3 percent in November, remaining the lowest in the region and one of the lowest in California. According to state Employment Develo ...

Giving thanks this week

We're especially reminded how precious and fragile life is this Thanksgiving season. All we have to do is look at our smoky Placer County skies and think about the thousands t ...

Loomis is waiting for its missing pieces

I moved to Loomis 20 years ago, yet I’m still waiting for the town to fill in its missing pieces – walkable, residential, mixed use, commercial and civic areas to energ ...

Shop Placer County’s small businesses this holiday season

Small businesses are the backbone of our local communities. Now that the  holiday shopping season is in full swing, I would like to share how our communities benefit from your ...

900 volunteers needed for annual shopping spree

Placer County nonprofit Tommy Apostolos Fund is seeking 900 volunteers to accompany nearly 600 local, underserved children on a holiday shopping spree for new clothes, shoes and wi ...

Placer jobless rate slips out of state’s Top 10

Placer County’s stay in the state’s Top 10 jobless rate rankings is over for now. The county notched a 3 percent unemployment rate in September, according to the state ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...