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Report: Construction Leads Annual Job Growth In Region

August 19, 2016 | Ben Bradford | Steve Milne

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.

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Report: Sacramento Fourth Most Hipster U.S. City

July 29, 2016 | Steve Milne | Joanne Serrieh

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.

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‘Pokemon Go’ Draws Crowds And Profits Into Old Sacramento

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.

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Golden 1 Center Is Hiring

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.

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California Has 6th Largest Economy In World

July 5, 2016 | Ed Joyce

California had the world's sixth largest GDP in 2015, according to the World Bank. California moved ahead of Brazil and France last year.

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Survey: Most Companies Hiring In Q3

July 1, 2016 | Steve Milne

Most Sacramento area companies plan to add workers in the next three months, according to a quarterly employment trends survey released today.

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Report: Atieva Considering Sacramento For Possible Factory

June 17, 2016 | Steve Milne

Sacramento is reportedly on the short list for an electric car factory that could create 1,300 jobs.

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Bay Area Food Truck Event Expands To West Sacramento

June 10, 2016 | Steve Milne

Sacramento area food truck lovers already know about SactoMoFo. Now another company that puts on popular food truck events in the San Francisco Bay Area is expanding into the Sacramento region this weekend.

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Amazon May Be Eyeing Sacramento For New Warehouse

June 10, 2016 | Steve Milne

Multiple sources with first-hand knowledge have confirmed that Amazon is getting ready to build a huge warehouse between Natomas and Sacramento International Airport.

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