Business

Transportation Poll: Placer County sales-tax hike vote would fall short

Placer County voters can’t drive 66.66. That’s the two-thirds vote the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency would need to capture at the ballot box to put it o ...

Rocklin’s craft beer scene, all under one roof

Boneshaker. Out of Bounds. Dragas. Roseville Brewing. Loomis Basin. The list of breweries in and around Placer County grows every year, but to sample them all, one would need a lo ...

Placer County roads ready for half-cent sales tax funding infusion?

A laser focus on developing financial resources for 30 years of transportation infrastructure projects will yield some estimates on public support at today’s Placer County Tr ...

Rocklin Vice Mayor Janda drops first fish at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops General Manager Dan Dugger and Rocklin Vice Mayor Greg Janda greeted city officials and the media Tuesday morning to inaugurate the 16,000-gallon freshwater aquarium ...

Lodging, eatery jobs give Placer, region a July boost

Placer County’s job totals got a month-over-month boost in July from the leisure and hospitality industry. But the increase of 1,900 jobs in the region failed to keep the un ...

New-home sales cool off in July

A downward blip in the new-home marketplace in July has failed to flag industry optimism in the Placer County area. The North State Building Industry Association reported 194 sale ...

Roseville to host Tri-County Job Fair

Job seekers in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado counties are invited to a free job fair Aug. 21 in Roseville, according to a news release Monday. A collaboration between those thr ...

Star of ‘The Bachelor’ to open vintage boutique in Rocklin

How does one follow up appearing in a reality TV series, authoring a book and turning a whirlwind romance into a successful wedding? For Shawntel Newton Poidmore, the answer involv ...

Rocklin biz leads the way on water conservation

In an era when cities across California are asking businesses to do anything they can to help combat the drought, Five Star Auto Care in Rocklin has surprised local and county offi ...

Bass Pro Shops offers glimpse, announces opening as Sept. 9

After more than a year of construction at Crossings Drive, Bass Pro Shops announced this week that it will unveil its Rocklin store in a grand opening event at 6 p.m. Sept. 9, free ...

Barbecuing season as popular as ever in South Placer

From the most cutting-edge grills on the market, to the newest barbecuing gadgets and trends, the Press Tribune explores how home grill masters can end August with a bang. Barbecu ...

Cosmetology school to open in Rocklin

A cosmetology school, Selah Beauty Academy, is planned to open this fall at 4750 Grove Street in Rocklin, just north of Midas Avenue and east of Pacific Street. Rocklin City Counc ...

Loomis Basin Brewing Company makes its mark on region

The Loomis Basin Brewing Company is a family-owned and operated microbrewery with a local cult following. Father and son brew masters Jim and Kenny Gowan, who have nearly 40 years ...

Hawaiian restaurant chain to open in Rocklin

Coconut’s Fish Café, a Maui-based Hawaiian restaurant chain, has announced its intention to open a store in Rocklin this year. The chain belongs to Sacramento native ...

Rocklin Bass Pro Shops announces manager

The soon-to-be-opened Bass Pro Shops in Rocklin announced last week that Dan Dugger has been named as the head manager for the location – a man with longtime connections to t ...