General Motors

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 ...

Dealer appeals closure notice

Gold Rush Chevrolet owner Steve Snyder is fighting to keep GM new-car sales alive in Auburn. The Highway 49 dealership was one of 1,330 that General Motors is attempting to close. ...

Obama now CEO of GM

What a wonderful few months this has been. Obama is now the new CEO of GM. I am so looking forward to the new “Green Trabant”(like Russia used to do as a totalitarian state), w ...

Once-mighty General Motors bankrupt

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer “Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet.” Chevy owner John Knierim recalled the General Motors TV jingle while in the shadow Monday ...

‘The Beast’ gets the duty of carrying around the 44th president

When you’re the president of the United States, you get a pretty sweet ride, and the one General Motors gave to the country’s 44th president, Barack Obama, is no differ ...

A comprehensive solution to record energy costs

For years politicians have passed the buck on hard choices we’ve needed to make about our energy future — and today, we are all paying the price. They refused to raise fuel ec ...