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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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Food and Sustainability

Sacramento Food Bank Needs Are Year-Round

December 30, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The winter holidays are among the busiest times for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. But the nonprofit agency needs support year-round.

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Report: More Affordable To Rent Than Buy In Sacramento Area

December 23, 2015 | Steve Milne

A new housing report finds it's more affordable to rent than to own in Sacramento County. The data show if you're making the average weekly wage, it would take 35 percent of your income to rent a three-bedroom home in the county.

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State Government

California Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop, So Does Workforce

December 18, 2015 | Ben Bradford

While the unemployment rate in California dropped again in November, the state added just a few thousand jobs, and another troubling economic trend continued.

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Business

California Ranks Near Top In U.S. Job Creation

December 10, 2015 | Ed Joyce

A new report finds California ranks near the top in job creation, when compared to other states.

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Environment

Forest Service Seeks Comment On Heavenly Mountain Resort Improvements

December 8, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public comment on proposed improvements to the ski and snowboard terrain at Heavenly Mountain Resort in South Lake Tahoe.

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Environment

California Drought: Ski Areas Opening, Rain, Snow A Good Start

November 10, 2015 | Ed Joyce

With many Sierra ski resorts opening early and the third storm system in as many weeks on the way to California, November is starting to look more "typical" after four years of drought.

Business

California Farmers Backing TPP Trade Agreement

November 9, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

California farmers are urging Congress to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

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