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August 2015
  • 6.1%
    CA Unemployment
  • -0.4%
    One Month Change
  • -1.5%
    Year Over Year
  • 5.2%
    US Unemployment

Oct. 2, 2015
"The Labor Department reported on Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased a seasonally adjusted 142,000 in September, far below the trend over the past 18 months."
Oct. 1, 2015
"Squeezing additional emissions cuts from factories, power plants and vehicles will be difficult because of population growth, development and increases in driving miles, air quality officials say. But state officials plan to fight smog with some of the same regulations they are relying on to address climate change, including cleaner fuel requirements, renewable electricity mandates and emissions standards to require cleaner trucks and more electric vehicles."
Sept. 28, 2015
"California jobs will grow at a healthy rate this year, but at a slower pace over the next two years, according to a new forecast by UCLA’s Anderson School of Management."
Sept. 26, 2015
"Taken together, the voluminous data dumps reveal that those on the upper rungs of the economic ladder, and the communities in which they cluster, particularly in the Bay Area, are doing well. However, very large portions of the state, both geographically and sociologically, are struggling."
Sept. 25, 2015
"The technology-heavy San Francisco Bay Area almost single-handedly propped up California’s otherwise lethargic economic performance in 2014, a new report from the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis indicates."



Oct. 2, 2015 / JOSH MITCHELL

Oct. 1, 2015 / TONY BARBOZA