economy

Rocklin’s economy improving

Rocklin’s unemployment rate is down and sales tax is up amid the city’s stimulus measures. “Things are going good,” said Nicole Felix, a Rocklin busines ...

Changing the game

With spring in the air and golf clubs struggling to stay afloat in this sluggish economy, there is an effort going on to save the game and its magnificent courses. When Tiger Woods ...

Hunting for sport – and food

I inquired of George deVilbiss as to a book written on the values that are passed down from father to son and daughter that come from learning to hunt and fish. Learning to deal wi ...

Our View: Rein in city manager pay

During these tough economic times, government boards — including city councils, the board of supervisors, boards of education, and more — need to scrutinize manager pay and pu ...

Businesses say good service key to success

Sometimes it’s luck, but more likely it’s other factors that keep “we’re open” signs on businesses. Rocklin is no stranger to the hard hits from the e ...

Local chambers seek ways to increase membership

It’s no surprise that when business is slow, everyone feels it. For many local area Chamber of Commerce organizations, the slow economy has brought a decline in membership due t ...

Skin to Adohr keeps on pampering, even in an economic slump

With the economic slump, you’d think facials and peels would be one of the first expenditures to be cut from a budget. Although Rhoda Keith, owner of Skin to Adohr, saw a sligh ...

Watch for positive changes in the investment climate

If you look at the performance of the stock market in recent weeks, you’ll see some good days and even good weeks – followed by not-so-good days and rough weeks. But if you loo ...

Reserve will help ease Rocklin through economic slowdown

These days it seems no matter where you go, the topic of the recession and troubles of the economy dominate the news and everyday conversation. But at the annual Rocklin Chamber o ...

Times tough, but many choose to weather storm

The message from Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que on Lonetree Boulevard in Rocklin is, “yes, we’re open. Please, try the ribs.” “Daily, we’re getting calls that we’re ...