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Showing Articles Tagged With: economy

  • Yuba County

    Home Rehabilitation Program Eligibility Expanded

    Monday, April 07, 2014

    Too few foreclosures? A federal program that had been limited to funding the purchase, rehabilitation, and re-sale of foreclosed homes has expanded to include vacant or substandard homes. Local agencies say foreclosed homes have been hard to find.

  • Auditor: EDD Inaction Cost California $516 Million

    Thursday, March 13, 2014

    A new report from the state auditor finds the California Employment Development Department failed to take part in a federal program that could have brought hundreds of millions of dollars to the state.

  • Keith Srakocic / AP

    State, Regional Unemployment Numbers Released

    Friday, March 07, 2014

    Unemployment in the four-county Sacramento region increased in January by almost a full percentage point. The jobless rate was 8.3 percent. That was up from 7.5 percent in December, but down from 10 percent a year ago.

  • New Data Shows A Steady Drop In Regional Jobless Rates

    Friday, February 21, 2014

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported lower jobless rates in the Sacramento Region than in the past two years. The highest jobless rate was reported in Sutter County, while Placer County has the lowest unemployment rate. (Infographic)

  • What's The Plan To Improve Access to Unemployment Insurance?

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014

    Long waits and a busy signal are currently commonplace when trying to contact the California Employment Development Department. But officials say things will change once it starts spending money on more staff and new technology.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Slow Economic Growth Projected For Calif.

    Thursday, January 30, 2014

    The University of the Pacific Business Center has forecast a continuing slow growth for California. The drought is expected to have only a limited impact.

  • State And Regional Employment Numbers

    Friday, January 24, 2014

    Unemployment is down in the four-county Sacramento area, however California added fewer than 14,000 jobs in December, ending a year of disappointing job growth.

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