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EL CERRITO, CA - MARCH 08: A 'Help Wanted' sign is posted in the window of an automotive service shop on March 8, 2013 in El Cerrito, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California’s Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level In 6 Years

The unemployment rate in California dipped to 7.4 percent in June to the lowest figure in six years, officials reported Friday.

07/18/2014

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Bill Seeking To Limit CEO Pay Fails In State Senate

Bill tried to address the growing wealth gap by tying CEO pay to California’s corporate tax rate.

05/28/2014

Visitors to Yosemite will be encouraged to park in designated off-road areas while exploring the Tuolumne River. (Getty Images)

Yosemite National Park: No More Parking By The River

Plan prohibits visitors from leaving their cars on the roadside near the Tuolumne River.

03/14/2014

Authorities say some people are so desperate for money they are illegally cutting off parts of redwood trees to make and sell crafts. (Getty Images)

Redwood Park Closes Road To Deter Poachers

Unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the cutting of ancient redwood trees to make coffee tables and wall clocks.

03/05/2014

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Income Disparity Between Richest 1% And Rest Of US Biggest Since ’20s

The gulf between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America is the widest it’s been since the Roaring ’20s.

09/10/2013

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Average Price Of Gas Up Eight Cents Over Last Two Weeks

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped eight cents over the past two weeks.

07/28/2013

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US Farmers Worry About The Fate Of Immigration Bills

From Christmas tree growers in the Appalachians to Wisconsin dairy farmers and producers of California’s diverse abundance of fruits and vegetables, agricultural leaders are pleading with Congress for an immigration bill that includes more lenient and less complex rules for hiring farm workers.

07/08/2013

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Specialty Contracting Jobs Increased 13% Year Over Year In Sacramento

Building and contracting sector jobs showed significant gains year over year in Sacramento.

05/13/2013

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Sacramento Customer Rep Job Hiring On The Rise

“The economy is improving, sales are up,” says Terri Carpenter of the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency.

04/22/2013

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Californians Could Pay Highest Gas Tax In Nation This Summer

Californians could end up paying the highest gasoline taxes in the nation when a 3.5-cents-per-gallon increase kicks in this summer.

03/01/2013

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Picture Bright For Job Seekers With MBAs In Sacramento

The Sacramento area is ripe with opportunity for professionals with business degrees.

02/11/2013

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10 Jobs With A High Starting Salary

Sacramento’s higher education graduates in some fields do better than others. Find out who’s earning the most.

02/11/2013

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