jobs

Retain incentives for state’s flagship movie industry

When California sees $3 billion and 90,000 jobs lost in one of its flagship industries because incentives in other states and countries are aggressively luring them elsewhere, it&r ...

Tough economic times leads to big changes for the unemployed

When Charles Davidson got a layoff notice from his job in education, he didn't look at it as a door closing, but rather a chance to reinvent himself. Davidson, of Sacramento, was l ...

President learning value of capitalism

Quoth the president, “You can’t drill your way out of the oil crisis.” No, but you can generate jobs, fill the void created by slow-growing replacement energy alternatives, a ...

Jobs coming soon at Auburn Home Depot

Seasonal hires are slated to be brought on board at the Auburn Home Depot soon. Leonard Schafer, Assistant Manger of the Auburn Home Depot, said how many positions are available ...

Post office killing jobs

I think that the U.S. Postal Service should not go through with its plan to cut costs by slowing down its first-class mail delivery time and killing 28,000 jobs. The economy is alr ...

New Nella Oil purchase signals jobs, tax revenue for Auburn

Auburn-based Nella Oil Company’s acquisition of a Southern California fuel business brings with it the promise of local job creation and increased sales-tax revenue for the city. ...

May the overhaul begin, and soon

The anti-government hyperbole fostered by extremists has led to a gridlock condition that is not only paralyzing, but is a national disgrace that has led to a credit downgrade, whi ...

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 ...

Create jobs to repair infrastructure

First: I get a chuckle every time I read something from Ted Gaines. Ted, you flunked economics. The dollar value of the national debt has absolutely nothing to do with the level of ...

Residents hopeful about possible department store positions

With a large amount of interest in the new McCaulou’s department store opening at the former Gottschalks location in Auburn, residents are talking about the difficulties of findi ...

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 ...

Emphasize the practical

We don’t need any more signs or development in the Auburn area (Journal, Jan. 25). Once again, we need to focus on jobs (permanent) and help for the needy. We need to focus on h ...

Stop online bill pay, save a job

We all know how bad the economy is right now. We have heard the stories of the postal service going to a five-day delivery week. Well, I have an idea that could help both the USPS ...

Stimulus funds to boost senior jobs program

A $120 million infusion of federal funds to help seniors find jobs will bring about $90,000 to the Placer County Experience Works program. The money is part of the American Recove ...

Home Depot set to hire 165

Journal Staff Writer Auburn’s new Home Depot store is ahead of schedule for stocking shelves and getting ready for the grand opening on Feb. 19. Andy Passman, a new store merch ...