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.
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September 12, 2016
As to whether immigrants strengthen the economy or weaken it? Survey respondents were divided.
August 8, 2016 | Steve Milne
Research firm Clear Capital says Sacramento area home prices have increased by 9.5 percent from a year ago. An analyst says prices will likely soften due to supply and demand - fewer first-time home buyers can afford to buy now.
July 25, 2016 | Julia Mitric
UC Davis research finds local farmers and ranchers who sell directly to consumers have double the regional economic impact compared with food producers who don't participate in local marketing.
July 15, 2016 | Julia Mitric
California will receive $18 million in US Department of Agriculture Loans for affordable farm worker housing.
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 6, 2016 | Ed Joyce
The California Water Resources Control Board Wednesday says Californians cut water use by 28 percent in the final month of mandatory statewide conservation.
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.
April 26, 2016 | Ed Joyce
A bill that would take the profit out of lawsuits for certain violations of the ADA, or Americans with Disability Act, is headed to Governor Jerry Brown.