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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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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.

Region Loses 5,400 Retail Jobs In January

March 4, 2016 | Steve Milne

The Sacramento area unemployment rate in January was 5.5 percent, unchanged from December and down from 6.7 percent a year ago. State data show the seasonal reduction in retail led month-over-month declines.

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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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CAL FIRE Chief Testifies About Promotion Scandal

February 4, 2016 | Ben Bradford

CAL FIRE promoted employees to captain without considering other candidates, demoted them when that was revealed, only to promote them again a month later.

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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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Survey: No Single Budget Priority For Sacramento Residents

January 7, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

How can the City of Sacramento improve services? A recent survey of residents returned no single answer.

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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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