recession

Good dog, hard choice: Downturn puts pressure on Placer County pet owners

Economic hard times have put the squeeze on many pet owners. And while the idea of paying off a four-figure bill for a pet procedure or even putting food in the dog dish when a do ...

Creeks could help recession

Did you know that the Dry Creek salmon crashed from a high of 772 fish in 2005 to 5 fish in 2009? That’s a devastating decline, and many of the factors affecting that decline are ...

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 ...