economy

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 ...

Noon Hour Update: Reinventing yourself in a down economy; empty places and spaces and city council emails

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

What a mess to leave the grandkids

I have ventured ? this many summers in a sea of glory, but far beyond my depth ? These lines preface a book, ?Sea of Glory,? by Nathaniel Philbrick. To me, they speak of a young, i ...

Rising gas prices don’t signal upturn

In response to Thursday’s front-page article, “Auburn sales tax projections looking up”: Is (City of Auburn Administrative Services director) Andy Heath from an a ...