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Unemployment spoils the dream
Thursday Oct 06 2011
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
Thursday Sep 01 2011
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
Wednesday Jun 15 2011
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
Monday Dec 20 2010
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
Friday Jul 09 2010
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
Friday Feb 12 2010
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
Wednesday Feb 03 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
Friday Dec 04 2009
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
Thursday Oct 22 2009
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
Friday Jul 17 2009
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 ...
County sees 10.3 percent jobless rate
Saturday Mar 28 2009
The jobless rate in Placer County has climbed into the double digits, the highest it has been in at least 20 years. The 10.3 percent unemployment rate in February reflects an inc ...
Placer unemployment climbs
Saturday Jan 10 2009
As unemployment edges up across the state and the nation, Placer County is feeling the reverberations, too. Statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor for the county refl ...
Help is out there for eager job seekers
Friday Nov 14 2008
Placer County’s unemployment rate was 6.9 percent for August and September, according to statistics from the California Employment Development Department. Statewide, unemployment ...
To the unemployed: Keep the faith, don't give up
Tuesday Apr 15 2008
I am writing in response to your recent article regarding unemployment (“Bad news in employment statistics,” Journal, April 7). To those of you like myself who find yourself ...
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