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July 2016
  • 5.9%
    CA Unemployment
  • 0.2%
    One Month Change
  • -0.6%
    Year Over Year
  • 5.1%
    US Unemployment

Aug. 26, 2016
Growth in overall health-care spending is slowing, but middle-class families’ share of the tab is getting larger, squeezing households already feeling stretched financially.
Aug. 26, 2016
Overall economic growth remained subdued in the spring. Gross domestic product, a broad measure of goods and services produced across the economy, expanded at an inflation-adjusted 1.1% seasonally adjusted annual rate in the second quarter, according to Friday’s report. That is down slightly from last month’s initial estimate of a 1.2% growth pace.
Aug. 26, 2016
Much of the uptick was due to civilian aircraft orders, but orders for core capital goods—the kind of business investment that has been conspicuously absent for the past few years——posted their largest gain since January, suggesting firms may finally feel comfortable making the large-scale investments that signal confidence in future demand.
Aug. 24, 2016
The state board declared in May that state bond funds for new school construction were no longer available, which allowed it for the first time to trigger the highest-level impact fees on homebuilders that the law allows. The building association slapped the State Allocation Board with a lawsuit the same day the panel voted to trigger the higher fees.
Aug. 24, 2016
Of the 127,225 California class of 2016 students who took the test, 37% passed benchmarks in all four subjects. . . Seventy-one percent of California’s white class of 2016 students met three or more benchmarks, compared with 24% of black students, 28% of Latino students, 45% of Pacific Islander students, 41% of American Indian students and 69% of Asian American students.