General Motors

Another View: State policies take a toll on its commerce

California thinks of itself as leading the vanguard of the energy revolution. We’re fighting climate change, investing in clean power, and shaking our fossil-fuel habit. Bu ...

You can’t shrink to prosperity

Let’s see. General Motors has weighed in with record profits. People signing up for unemployment have dropped precipitously with the primary Republican candidates making stateme ...

Don’t label writer a racist

Mr. (Griffin) Quick (Reader Input, Dec. 5): You were in a hurry to label me a bigot reacting our of fear and ignorance. Let’s set the record straight. First, the story on General ...

Letter steeped in bigotry, ignorance, fear

Re: “Real lowdown on Obama,” (Bob Velon, Reader Input, Dec. 2): I can only hope that Bob and everyone else who subscribes to his psychotic/conspiracy theorist rants on (Barack) ...

Real lowdown on Obama

Bob and Ginny Mock, so you think (President) Obama is getting a bum rap (Reader Input, Dec. 1)? So little you know. If he is a Christian why did he cancel our National Day of Praye ...

Weidel on Wheels: Chevy's Cruze is cool

Accustomed to driving so many smartly designed and well-manufactured foreign vehicles, one tends to forget at times that American-made automobiles are making progress in an effort ...

Government stifles growth

This country’s greatness was founded on free markets. Mom and pop start-ups, a man in his garage inventing a product ... does Bill Gates or Steve Jobs sound familiar? There are ...

GM hasn’t learned all its lessons

Re: GM reinstates Gold Rush Chevrolet (Journal, April 18). Good for the Chevy dealer. Good for Auburn. GM seems unable to break out of the sclerosis. According to the caption, it ...

Gold Rush Chevrolet to stay open

It took three letters and a request for arbitration, but Gold Rush Chevrolet of Auburn finally got the answer it was looking for — its doors will stay open. Steve Snyder, own ...

Gold Rush Chevrolet dealership reinstated by General Motors

After more than a year of appealing to General Motors to keep the doors open to the only GM dealership from Auburn to Grass Valley, Gold Rush Chevrolet has been given new life toda ...

Looking behind the scenes: Don’t confuse county CEO with grim reaper

While bowing, the Notebook feels it would have been better television had Akio Toyoda cut off the last digit of his little finger — or even engage in a little seppuku — while t ...

Understanding freedom

Dear Larry Smith (Reader Input, Dec. 17): Yes, I would want my health care provided by Donald Trump or General Motors (no, wait, they are now a government agency) or AIG or Hallib ...

Congressman plays on fears

The recent town meeting with Tom McClintock was just another government-bashing rally with our congressman leading the attack. While lauding one of his staff originally from the ...

Supervisors a cadre of incompetents

After reading the article about the Board of Supervisors approving 5 percent raises for already grossly overpaid county executives, I understand why their meetings are referred to ...

Message from Detroit tough on Auburn

Checking the notebook while still chuckling over the suggestion that if President Obama really wanted to close Gitmo, all he has to do is make it a Pontiac dealership. Wish that w ...