unemployment

Unemployment spoils the dream

The American Dream is slipping away, and my generation will be the first to have a lower standard of living than our parents had. I have listened to my friends whose older brothers ...

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 ...

Teens at work in Auburn despite state unemployment rate

A recent study says unemployment for teenagers is at 34.1 percent in California, but some local teens are still finding work. The Employment Policies Institute recently released a ...

Do your part, buy American

Well, you heard the numbers, folks, unemployment in America is up to 9.8 percent. It was all over the national news tonight. Everyone knows we need more jobs but no one seems to r ...

McClintock can bring the buns

Not surprisingly, our congressman, Tom McClintock, voted no on H.R. 5618 to extend unemployment benefits for 12 million Americans who still find themselves out of work. The unempl ...

Our View: Three words for Placer County: Stop the insanity

Insanity, as Albert Einstein once said, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Most people would agree with the famous physicist. Sanity, as define ...

Another View: Legislature must make job creation a top priority in 2010

Every day, families in our communities are feeling the pain of California’s economic meltdown and lack of job opportunities. Unemployment in the Sacramento region has grown to 1 ...

Tom McClintock nixed benefits

Tom McClintock was one of 12 who voted against extending unemployment benefits to millions of Americans still unemployed in this terrible recession. Unemployment benefits do not ...

Immigration should be cut

Over the past four years, the United States has allowed well over a million people to immigrate legally to the United States each year. With the current economic situation and hu ...

Waste, thy name is government

Peering into the mythical notebook while realizing that even Cher’s Farewell Tour took less time than it does for Gottschalks to wind up its going-out-of-business sale ... Some ...