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The Dark Side Of California's Improving Economy

Los Angeles Daily News | Kevin Smith | Posted 09.18.2013 | Los Angeles

California's economy is on a steady rebound, with a rapidly improving housing market, more construction jobs and increased international trade. But i...

6.3 MILLION New Jobs

Ventura County Star | Stephanie Hoops | Posted 08.26.2013 | Los Angeles

The educational system will play a crucial role in the California job market in the next several years, according to a new study by Georgetown Univers...

When The Cat's Away...

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 06.09.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — California sends tomorrow's technology, Hollywood blockbusters and terrific pinot noir to the world. Now, the governors of Utah an...

Reducing Roadblocks for Business in California

John A. Perez | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business
John A. Perez

Ensuring California's economic recovery keeps moving forward is something Democrats, Republicans, business leaders and elected officials can all agree on.

Aaron Sankin

Guess Which State Has The Highest Unemployment Rate?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.19.2013 | San Francisco

In the month of January, California was tied with Rhode Island for having the highest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of any state in the nation...

Texas, California Battle Over Jobs

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry's latest sales pitch to California busines...

Eliminating Middle Class Jobs in the Shadow of the Election

Daniel Villao | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Daniel Villao

Worker standards help economic growth. As the country builds back from the recession, middle class careers are key to economic prosperity and growth. It's something we seem to agree upon across party lines -- yet the very existence of these jobs is at risk.

San Francisco Struggles In The Face Of California's Growing Economy

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.24.2012 | San Francisco

It's no secret the recession hit the Golden State harder than most. But recent good news on the jobs front shows California's economic recovery may be...

1.1 Million Californians Set To Lose Unemployment Benefits

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.22.2011 | Los Angeles

If Republicans and Democrats in Congress don't come to an agreement in the next 10 days, about 1.1 million out-of-work Californians won't get their un...

The Future of the Golden State

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 11.01.2011 | Latino Voices
Antonio Villaraigosa

Investing in jobs and education are the keys to securing prosperity and opportunity for Californians and for all Americans. Latinos are and will remain a core part of the plan to a brighter future.

Jerry Brown Unveils Brand-New Job Creation Plan For California

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | San Francisco

By JUDY LIN, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday offered a tax plan designed to promote job growth within Cali...

More Bad News For California's Economy

Posted 08.17.2011 | Los Angeles

California was hit with a dose of bad news on the jobs front this morning. The state's employers shed 29,200 jobs in May even as the state's unempl...

Report: California Added 200,000 Net Jobs Last Year

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies have added jobs for 12 straight months, giving some of the hardest hit states a lift. But the gains have been uneven...

California's Union Jobs Disappearing At Fastest Rate In Nation

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The recession is taking a toll on union jobs, which are disappearing in California at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country, according to a ...

Laura Bassett

Proposition 23, Anti-Environment 'California Jobs Initiative', Is Funded By Big Polluters In Texas And The Midwest

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Proposition 23, the so-called "California Jobs Initiative" threatening to suspend some of California's unprecedented clean air and renewable energy le...

California Unemployment Holds At 12.6 Percent

AP | ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's unemployment rate held steady last month at 12.6 percent, despite an increase in national unemployment, the st...

California Unemployment Rate Up To 12.4 Percent

latimes.com | Alana Semuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

California employers cut more workers from their staffs in December, capping a dismal year in which the state lost more than half a million jobs. ...

Unemployment In California Highest In Nearly 70 Years

New York Times | JENNIFER STEINHAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California's unemployment rate in August hit its highest point in nearly 70 years, starkly underscoring how the nation's incipient economic recovery c...

Schwarzenegger Threatens To Impose Third Unpaid Furlough Day

Los Angeles Times | Shane Goldmacher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Friday he would force state workers to take a third unpaid furlough day every month if lawmakers do not pass a balance...

250,000 Jobs Will Still be Lost Monthly

Neal Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Neal Rodriguez

Despite President Obama's signing of the $787 Billion recovery plan, Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's argued that 250,000 jobs will still be lost monthly.

California Prepares To Eliminate 10,000 Jobs Today

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California legislative leaders on Tuesday made what they hoped would be a last push for one more Republican to support thei...