Merchants in Old Sacramento are running ragged after two weeks of “Pokemon Go" mania. The neighborhood has become a magnet for players of the augmented reality game, which launched earlier this month. The crowds are translating into profits.
The Golden 1 Center will provide hundreds of part-time jobs when it opens in downtown Sacramento later this year. A job fair Thursday at Sleep Train Arena starts the hiring process with "speed-dating" style interviews.
California had the world's sixth largest GDP in 2015, according to the World Bank. California moved ahead of Brazil and France last year.
Most Sacramento area companies plan to add workers in the next three months, according to a quarterly employment trends survey released today.
Sacramento is reportedly on the short list for an electric car factory that could create 1,300 jobs.