economy

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 ...

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 ...