economy

Another View: California needs to address its lack of technical training

As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers. Workers with vocational training are currently in demand ...

Reader input: Don’t bring back failed policies

In response to Ron Lowe, I couldn’t agree more (Reader Input, June 11). Failed Republican policies, based on false premises got us into the mess we are in now. “Trick ...

Reader Input: TV ads ignore older Americans

Watching all the TV ads geared toward 18-to-49-year olds, one would think everyone over 50 somehow died off. In fact, only 5 percent of advertising is directed at older consumers. ...

Reader Input: Try substance in your argument

Wow! Ron Lowe and his MSNBC talking points (“Why vote for GOP again?,” Reader Input, April 19). He never uses facts or any substance. The GOP is not anti-gay. They ju ...

Reader Input: Restrict businesses, harm economy

My comments are two-fold, first to encourage the naysayers regarding the new Costco store, or the Wal-Mart store, or any other new establishment coming to Auburn. I have lived in ...

Reader Input: Seeing no justice under Obama

Equal treatment under the law? Not in Obama’s America. (I mean) Obama’s executive action that he says is for 5 million immigrants (it will be 4 millions more). Firs ...

Reader Input: Open Auburn to Airbnb

Auburn derives significant economic benefits from short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, and the travelers who occupy them. Numerous studies have shown that those renting via Airbnb ...

Reader Input: Airbnb impact will be positive

I am writing this letter to stress the importance of building our city and community as we become more of a destination spot where visitors can enjoy the history of Auburn and the ...

Reader Input: Exploit state’s oil resources

California citizens should benefit from state’s resources. We should be doing whatever possible to develop California’s economy and employment. So, I’m insist ...

Reader Input: California needs hydraulic fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing increases California’s energy independence and keeps jobs and revenue in the state. California has significant oil reserves. If it can be extracted saf ...

Reader Input: Try facts before blabbering

I keep wondering how it can be that prolific letter writer Ron Lowe can get it wrong on so many issues. I am referring to his most recent letter that appeared in the Journal on Sep ...

Reader Input: Do readers understand real economy?

I wonder — do the same Auburn Journal readers who fill up the “Reader Input” section with commentary about this country being the laughingstock of the world and i ...

Reader Input: Bring in Costco; keep funds local

As my husband and I head west on Interstate 80 to spend our $300-plus at Costco, I lament the fact that these dollars will not enhance our local economy. Not only does this biweekl ...

Reader Input: Homeless numbers swelled by AB 109

Subject: “Homeless count hints at up economy,” Journal, May 29. Anyone who has driven through North Auburn recently knows that the homeless population has exploded an ...

Economic report says California to benefit from rebound

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new economic report shows a rise in business investment and exports will help drive California's economy in the coming year, while unemplo ...