Topic: Economy
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June 10, 2015
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Monday for the 21st consecutive day and the 22nd time in 23 days, decreasing a half-cent to $3.756.
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June 10, 2015
The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday retreated from new, more rigorous graduation standards out of concern that huge numbers of students would fail to earn diplomas.
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June 9, 2015
"There's no well-defined tech sector," said Jerry Nickelsburg, an economics professor at UCLA. "There's clearly a large and vibrant technology sector that runs across many traditional sectors in Los Angeles β€” that is clear. What that translates to in terms of employment and income β€” that's a little less clear."
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June 9, 2015
The incidence of involuntary part-time work surged during the Great Recession and has stayed unusually high during the recovery. This may reflect more labor market slack than is captured by the unemployment rate alone. Analysis across states and over time indicates that a substantial part of the increase is related to the business cycle. However, structural factors such as changes in industry composition, population demographics, and labor costs have also contributed. This suggests that involuntary part-time work may remain significantly above its pre-recession level as the labor market continues to recover.
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June 9, 2015
When China was booming, scrap dealers focused heavily on that market. Ships that carried furniture and other household goods from China to California returned stuffed with old metal and boxes ready to be converted into new products. That traffic has slowed.
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