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IE manufacturing is slipping, but there’s no reason for concern … yet

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Region’s March purchasing managers index is below 50, for the first time in seven months, but experts say the drop is temporary. The next two months will be critical. Is it time to start worrying about manufacturing in the Inland Empire? Not according to several local experts, but the last …

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Anderson Forecast: state, nation should experience job growth

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California will experience modest job growth during the next three years, a study released Wednesday stated. In all sectors, employment in the state should grow 1.8 percent this year, 2.2 percent next year and 2.1 percent in 2016, according to a forecast by the UCLA Anderson School of Management. State …

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Toro joins foundation in major water conservation project

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The Toro Co. in Riverside has partnered with a non-profit foundation that is conducting a nationwide water conservation program. My Water Pledge is a competition between cities across the United States that is being held during the month of April, said Steve Creech, executive director of the Wyland Foundation, an …

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March job data is solid

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U.S. employers added 192,000 jobs in March, a solid number that indicates the economy probably is coming out of its winter slowdown. The national unemployment rate was unchanged between February and March, but the economy added about 37,000 more jobs in February than originally believed, according to data released Friday …

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Retailer to pay for illegal handling of hazardous material

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A major home improvement store chain has agreed to settle a lawsuit that charged the company with improperly handling and disposing toxic waste at some of its California stores. Lowe’s will pay $18.1 million to settle the matter, which was investigated by the Los Angeles County Districts Attorney’s Office and …

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UFCW calls for more negotiations

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Officials with the United Food & Commercial Workers Union say more talks are needed to settle the dispute between the union and three of Southern California’s major supermarket chains. Talks began in early February, and since then no more than two talks a week have taken place, and some weeks …

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