economy

Not perfect, but things getting better

As the economic, DoD, and political climates change, some things are abundantly clear. The economy, while jobless issues are still a concern, has clearly turned the corner, with th ...

Battered economy moving forward on slow rebound in 2012, some experts say

AUBURN CA - Signs point to a slow recovery for the economy, some Placer County financial experts are saying as 2012 gets off to a promising start. That could bode well for the loc ...

Borrowing not the solution

The European financial crisis is in full swing and shows no signs of stopping. In the worst scenario, the economies of Greece and Italy will crash and cause a wide bank run which w ...

Leaders need to listen

Re: (Call to Readers, Journal, Nov. 28): If I were to be elected as a leader whether it be local, state or federal, the first thing I would do would be to ask “We the People.” ...

It is time to take care of our own

The American public is finally waking up! The (Wall Street) “occupiers” are a good start. They don’t have a platform as of today, but may I suggest they look at what has ha ...

Put America’s welfare first

It’s no wonder we have no jobs or economic vitality. We didn’t invest in our own economic structure. We failed to protect the interests of the American people. We’ve bankrupt ...

The chickens are thankful

Bad new for the consumer is good news for some. Recently, Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” discussed the economy. They suggested that, “recession signals in the world ...

Neighborhood not mentioned

A young lady who identified herself as a reporter from the L.A. Times approached me in front of my shop. She told me that she was here to do a story about the economic condition ...

Embrace the local Wal-Mart

I just wanted to write to say I am a current resident of Auburn, my husband and I were both born here and have always lived here. We have now had our own children here and plan on ...

GDP doesn’t measure health

This weekend marks the eighth anniversary of the U.S. war in Iraq. Who have these wars benefited? The American, Iraqi, Afghan and Libyan peoples? Or is it the much smaller group ...