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Job Fair Targets People Already Working

February 8, 2016 | Steve Milne

About a dozen companies, including Verizon Wireless and Enterprise Rent-a-Car, will take part in a management specific career fair in Sacramento Tuesday. Organizers say they expect most of the job seekers attending will already be employed.

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Sacramento Retail, Restaurants Add Jobs In December

January 22, 2016 | Steve Milne

Sacramento area employment data released today show the jobless rate was 5.5 percent in December. That was unchanged from November. But it was down nearly one percent from December of 2014.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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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New California Laws 2016

California Leads The Country In Minimum Wage

December 21, 2015 | Lesley McClurg

California workers earning minimum wage will get an extra dollar an hour at the beginning of the year. The state raised the rate from $8 to $9 in July 2014. Soon it will be $10 an hour.

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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.

Sacramento City Council Approves Plan To Increase Minimum Wage

October 28, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Tensions were high during Tuesday night's Sacramento City Council meeting as hundreds turned out to protest a plan to increase the city's minimum wage. Two protesters were arrested for disturbing a public meeting. A modified proposal passed 6-3.

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Business

Costco Submits Plans For New Store In Elk Grove

October 26, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Elk Grove officials say Costco has submitted plans to build a new warehouse store in the city.

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Environment

Firefighters Wanted: Career Expo Saturday In Sacramento

September 18, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The number of wildfires in California and throughout the western U.S. this summer caused fire managers to call in help from Canada and other countries. Several fire agencies are recruiting firefighter candidates Saturday in Sacramento.

Nelsen: Record Fall Enrollment Of 30,023 At Sacramento State

August 27, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Sacramento State University President Robert S. Nelsen delivered his Fall Address Thursday, outlining his priorities and announcing a record fall enrollment for the school.

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