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Sacramento Third Quarter Hiring Expected To Rise Slightly

July 11, 2018 | Steve Milne

Sixty-six percent of Sacramento area employers say they intend to hire between now and September - up about one-percent from the previous quarter. That's according to a new poll of the region's top companies.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

State Government

Sacramento Region, California Post Job Gains In August

September 16, 2016 | Ben Adler | Steve Milne

The unemployment rate in the four-county Sacramento area is back down after a slight increase in July. Meanwhile, California added more than 60-thousand jobs in August – a strong showing particularly when compared to the rest of the nation.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

Business

Report: Construction Leads Annual Job Growth In Region

August 19, 2016 | Steve Milne | Ben Bradford

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.

Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP

Sacramento Unemployment Rate At Nine Year Low

June 17, 2016 | Steve Milne | Ben Bradford

The jobless rate in the Sacramento region was 4.7 percent in May, according to officials. The last time it was close to that would've been in May of 2007 when it was 4.8 percent. The jobless rate in California also ticked down to 5.2 percent.

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Environment

California Among Top States In LEED Rankings

January 27, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Green Building Council says California ranked seventh in the country for LEED building.

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