A bill to hike California's hourly minimum wage may have stalled in the legislature after Gov. Jerry Brown's finance department announced its opposition earlier this month. But a local effort to raise the wage from $9 to $15 is still alive.
A new survey of the Sacramento region's biggest 100 companies finds most of them will be hiring workers over the summer.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today said the average worker in the Sacramento area earns 10 percent above the U.S. average. BLS also says probation officers and correctional treatment specialists make more in Sacramento than other U.S. cities.
A court ruling Monday gives cities and counties broad authority to require affordable housing within new home developments.
A report shows new homes sales in the Sacramento region have reached another milestone in May.