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July 2014
  • 7.8%
    CA Unemployment
  • 0.5%
    One Month Change
  • -1.6%
    Year Over Year
  • 6.5%
    US Unemployment

Sept. 11, 2014
Preliminary statistics from the BLS show that employment in those two industries has dropped to 298,000 in August — marking the first time in the past decade that the number has dropped below 300,000, and representing an 8% decline from 324,600 jobs in August 2013, and a 19% slide from 366,300 jobs in August 2012.
Sept. 11, 2014
California earns a below average grade preparing its students to compete in a global economy, with only 23% of students proficient in reading and math compared with an international standard.
Sept. 11, 2014
California drivers pay a staggering $44 billion a year in extra car costs because of traffic jams that seemingly grow worse by the day, spreading potholes and outdated roads and bridges, according to a national highway advocacy group.
Sept. 11, 2014
The third-quarter report, released Thursday, predicts that the state unemployment rate will sink to 5.7% by the end of 2016 from 7.4% now. That would continue to top the national rate, which UCLA economists expect will fall to 5.3% from its current 6.1%.
Sept. 5, 2014
NV Energy is now offering a pilot program that provides a discount on electric rates for new businesses that locate in the state of Nevada.  The program, created by legislation and approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, provides for a total of 50 MW of power to be allocated to new business statewide.