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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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Report: More Companies Hiring In Q2

April 1, 2016 | Steve Milne

A survey of the Sacramento area's top 100 employers finds six out of 10 plan to hire between April and June. That's up 9 percent from the previous quarter.

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Restaurants, Bars Lead February Job Gains

March 18, 2016 | Steve Milne

New data show the Sacramento area unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in February, down a tenth of a percent from January and a one percent drop from a year ago. The state Employment Development Department says leisure and hospitality led job gains.

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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.

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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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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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