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Inland manufacturing continues to grow

Money Growth Chart

Inland Empire manufacturing grew for the 10th consecutive month in June, continuing a trend that dates to the worst days of the pandemic. The region’s purchasing managers index last month was 67.3, up 4.9 points from May and well above the 50 benchmark that determines growth or decline, according to …

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IE adds 134,000 non-farm jobs in May

The Inland Empire recorded a 7.2 percent unemployment rate in May, down slightly from April and well below the 14.9 percent predicted one year ago. Riverside County’s unemployment rate was 7.2 percent, San Bernardino County’s 7.3 percent, according to data released last week by the California Employment Development Department. One …

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California economy reopens

California’s economy officially reopened Tuesday, the result of increased vaccinations leading to a drop in COVID-19 cases. Fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear face coverings in most indoor and outdoor settings, but everyone must continue wearing a mask on airplanes, buses, trains, and at airports and transportation stations …

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Port of LA loads 10 million containers in one year

The Port of Los Angeles Thursday finished processing 10 million container units in the previous 12 months, the first port in the western hemisphere to accomplish that feat. Mayor Eric Garcetti, longshore labor leaders and port officials gathered at the Fenix Marine Services Container Terminal to watch the 10 millionth …

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