Business

Construction boosts Placer County’s June job numbers

Placer County construction is percolating, aiding Placer County’s continuing employment picture. The Employment Development Department reported Friday that Placer County&rsq ...

Problem-solvers: Special Rocklin pharmacy tackles unusual challenges

Smiles are a side effect for patients of Advantage Pharmaceuticals, a little known but highly active Rocklin business that helps everything from cats with thyroid problems to human ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Icing on the Cupcake to host grand opening

The term Icing on the Cupcake may once again dominate Rocklin pastry discussions and party planning. A company bearing the same name as the once popular, temporarily defunct cupcak ...

Rocklin continues to reduce business license taxes to spur activity

Officials for the City of Rocklin say they have taken a pro-business stance to encourage more economic activity in their jurisdiction by lowering business license taxes. The Rockl ...

Rocklin biz gets help from Kings dancers for a cause

Mimi Saba and her family have been the proud owners of YSJ Trading Co. in Rocklin for exactly one year — and Saturday they rung in a anniversary celebration by supporting Pla ...

County enjoying job surge

Placer County was the leader in an April surge in the area for job finders. Figures released Friday by the state Office of Economic Development showed that Placer’s unemploy ...

Roseville attorney pushes mediation over headaches of court warfare

D.I.V.O.R.C.E. – these seven letters, when combined, strike fear in most married couples, and it’s easy to see why.  The term ‘divorce’ is defined as; ...

Placer County biz owners, Papa Roach’s Shaddix pay it forward via endurance run

A wise man once said, “Every single day, in every walk of life, ordinary people do extraordinary things.” It should also be noted that sometim ...

Placer Water: 10 percent water cut good but 20 percent better

Placer County Water Agency is appealing to the public to shoot for a voluntary 10 percent water-use reduction in the wake of projected lower water availability from Pacific Gas &am ...