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.
July 22, 2016 | Melody Stone
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.
July 19, 2016
Does California really have more licensed gun dealers than McDonald’s? PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols decided to look into that statement and joins Insight today to talk about his discovery.
July 13, 2016 | Ed Joyce
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.
July 8, 2016
The food delivery service DoorDash entered the Sacramento market this week. While another - FoodJets - has stopped taking orders. Sonya Sorich from the Sacramento Business Journal has the story and more business news.
June 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton
If you want to learn more about the largest wildfire ever in the Sierra Nevada, the 2013 Rim Fire, the Stanislaus National Forest is providing an audio tour for your drive.
June 17, 2016 | Steve Milne
Sacramento is reportedly on the short list for an electric car factory that could create 1,300 jobs.
June 17, 2016
The controversial Yamanee project is moving forward in midtown. And Sacramento is reportedly on the short list for a futuristic factory. The Sacramento Business Journal's Christopher Arns has details on those stories and more business news.
June 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton
California lawmakers have approved a bill as part of the state budget package that would streamline a permitting process for marijuana growers. Republican lawmakers say it’s unfair to other farmers.
June 8, 2016 | Chris Nichols
Hillary Clinton recently said the nation's economy does better when a Democrat is in the White House. PolitiFact California found there are several caveats to that claim and rated it Half True.
June 3, 2016
Davis voters will consider a new innovation center on Primary Election Day Tuesday, June 7. The Sacramento Business Journal's Managing Editor of Digital News Christopher Arns tells us more about the proposed Nishi Gateway Center.