I don't have enough space here to explain specifically why many of Goldman Sachs actions in the last few years were damaging to the economy, but there are about a hundred stories online documenting the company’s role in the downturn; so if you haven’t gotten to step one of genuinely despising the company and everyone in the upper levels of it, an hour of web-surfing should get you there.
The weather in Plumas County may have been spotty lately, but our cultural offerings have been sunny and bright. Every once in awhile, I am amazed anew at what all we can pull off when we want to. Over the last month, I have attended so many varied events that I have almost lost track. Bear with me as I recount a few.
Indian Valley Editor
Earlier this month, a feeling of selfish whininess overcame me before an evening meeting — a large departure from my “fabulous” self, as I’m known hereabouts.
It was a workshop for residents to attend and give their input for the general plan update, and I just knew it would be sparsely attended.
After languishing for six years, the Nakoma Resort and Golf Club at Gold Mountain has finally been bought out of bankruptcy. Michael Schoff, principal of the Schomac Group, Inc., which also owns the Feather River Inn, succeeded where others had failed.
A bill to simply require state agencies to weigh the impacts of new regulations on California jobs and post the information online was effectively killed by Democrats April 17, on a party-line vote in its first committee hearing.
"After meeting with countless business owners who have left California for other states, we know that costly state regulations are driving jobs away. We've essentially handed the power to impose crippling state regulations over to bureaucrats who have never run a business or created a job in their life," said Assemblyman Dan Logue (R - Linda).
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