The California unemployment rate has hit a ten-year low. Federal data shows the rate fell to 5 percent in February. That’s down from 5.2 percent in January and the lowest point since February of 2007.
As meal kits gain market share, craft cocktail subscription boxes have followed. The kits allow tipplers to explore new drinks and small brands without splashing out for a big bottle of booze.
State data released today show total jobs in the Sacramento region increased by 17,700, or nearly two percent from July 2015 to July 2016. The state Employment Development Department says construction led year-over growth.
Sacramento is the fourth "most hipster" city in the U.S., according to a new ranking that looked at the presence of hipster-friendly businesses in town, like record stores, locally-owned coffee shops and microbreweries.
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.