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Reader Input: Seek out energy independence

California is quickly becoming a state of the dependent class. More and more people are living on government handouts, not because they are unwilling to work but because there are ...

Judge: Ruling due next week in Stockton bankruptcy

  SACRAMENTO (AP) — A judge said Wednesday he would not issue a ruling in the Stockton bankruptcy case until next week.   The announcement came as closi ...

Trial under way in Stockton bankruptcy case

  SACRAMENTO (AP) — Lawyers for the California city of Stockton said Monday it has cut its budget and services to the bone and has no choice about becoming the most ...

Get real about state pensions

Without real reform to our state, county and city pensions and health benefits we are doomed as a state. It’s like rolling down a hill into the abyss of bankruptcy and the govern ...

Education funds misspent

After seeing the front-page photo of the office of education remodel today (Journal, Oct. 4), I had to put my two cents in. With California near bankruptcy, teachers facing layof ...

America being bankrupted

What? A $600 billion price tag for health insurance and that money to pay for it is coming from where? Oh wait ... I just bought a $1 million home but I have no money and no idea h ...

Out-of-pocket health costs skyrocketing

Our health care crisis isn’t solely about the 50 million Americans without health insurance. More and more of us with health insurance can’t afford the out-of-pocket costs we a ...

Gottschalks gradually selling inventory to ready for store closure

The Auburn Gottschalks likely will close July 15. The department store chain announced in a press release in early spring that inventory liquidation was expected to conclude on th ...

Magnussen's Dodge stays off Chrysler closure list

Chrysler LLC sent out 789 notices via United Parcel Service to dealers Thursday, saying their doors were to close. However, Auburn’s Magnussen’s Dodge Chrysler Jeep had an empt ...

Gottschalks stores slated for liquidation

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Gottschalks — which has a store in Auburn — says it won't be able to avoid liquidation and will sell merchandise and other items at its retail stores an ...