08/04/2021

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European Industry Flocks To U.S. To Take Advantage Of Cheaper Gas

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany — The sprawling chemical plant in this city along the Rhine River has been a jewel of Germany’s manufacturing-led economy for more than a century. But the plunging price of natural gas in the United States has European companies setting sail across the Atlantic to stay competitive.

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Expanded Use of Drones Can Benefit California

California has the most to gain in terms of jobs and economic development when unmanned aircraft are allowed to operate in U.S. airspace, speakers at a symposium on the commercialization of drones said on Wednesday. The growth trajectory of innovation favors the state as military spending on drones decreases and commercial applications, such as firefighting and police uses, increases and universities incorporate creating new technology and uses for drones into their curricula.

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Beer Industry Adds $34.2 Billion To California Economy Annually

A new study says the beer industry contributes as much as $34.2 billion each year to California’s economy and creates 241,640 local jobs. The study by the National Beer Wholesalers Association and the Beer Institute said those jobs represent about $11.1 billion in wages and benefits.

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Drug Maker Affymax to Cut 230 Workers, Look at Sale, Bankruptcy

Company: AffymaxCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -230Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Palo Alto, CA

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As Cash Dwindles, Bionovo Lays Off 90% of Staff, Plans Stock Sale

Company: Bionovo IncCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -45Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Emeryville, CA

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Dumpling Factory Underway in Fullerton

Company: CJ Foods, IncCA Net Job Gain/Loss: 50Reason: ExpandCity/Region Gaining Jobs: Fullerton, CA

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Northrop Closes Dominquez Hills Site

Company: NorthropCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -768Reason: ClosureCity/Region Losing Jobs: Carson, CA

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California Dairy Operators Lured By Other States

TULARE — Faced with continued low milk prices and high feed costs, California dairy operators are increasingly being wooed by states offering cheaper costs and expanding markets.

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Where is Manufacturing Making a Comeback?

After years of losing jobs to lower-cost, overseas operations, several Rust Belt states are seeing a resurgence of manufacturing, led surprisingly by Michigan.

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Manufacturing Stages US comeback, But Not in California

Manufacturing is staging a big comeback in the United States, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report, but a new state employment report indicates that manufacturing is continuing its years-long slide in California.

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California Manufacturing Jobs Fall Through The Cracks

The shutdown of a 102-year-old California manufacturing company points to a major flaw in California’s industrial development policy:

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GlobalFoundries to Build R&D Facility, add 1000 Jobs in NY

Company: GlobalFoundriesCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -1000Reason: Invest Elsewhere, Out of StateCity/Region Losing Jobs: Milpitas, CACity/Region Gaining Jobs: New York, NY

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Nestle USA Division Lays Off 103 Chatsworth Employees

Company: Bank of AmericaCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -103Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Chatsworth, CA

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Chevron to Move 800 Bay Area Jobs to Texas

Company: ChevronCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -800Reason: Layoff, Move Out of StateCity/Region Losing Jobs: San Ramon, CACity/Region Gaining Jobs: Houston, TX

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Herbalife to Expand in North Carolina

Company: HerbalifeCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -500Reason: Invest Elsewhere, Out of StateCity/Region Losing Jobs: Los Angeles, CACity/Region Gaining Jobs: Winston Salem, NC

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