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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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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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