economy

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 ...

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 ...