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State posts strong job growth, unemployment falls

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California’s unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent in August as the state added 36,300 new non-farm jobs during the month. Employers in California have added more than two million jobs since the recovery officially began in February 2010, according to data released Friday by the state’s Employment Development Department. The …

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UPS announces holiday hiring plans

UPS announces holiday hiring plans

UPS plans to hire between 90,000 and 95,000 seasonal workers across the country during the upcoming holiday shopping season, the company has announced. Package volume is expected to increase beginning in November and last through January 2016, according to a company statement released Tuesday. The company will hire full and …

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Good news at the gas pump

Good news at the gas pump

Gasoline prices continued to drop this week, both in California and the Inland Empire. Statewide, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline as this morning was $3.14, down from $3.26 one week ago and $3.59 last month, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report, an online breakdown of …

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Gas prices stay down

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At least for now, California motorists are enjoying a break at the gas pump. As of this morning, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline statewide was $3.26, down from $3.33 one week ago and $3.82 last year at this time, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report. …

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California leads in job growth

Inland Empire Business News December 17th.002

California added more jobs between July of 2014 and July of this year than any other state. The state, which has seen its unemployment rate drop six points since the worst part of the recession in February 2010, added 494,000 non-farm jobs during that period, according to the California Economic …

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Economic conference scheduled

Economic conference scheduled

Citizens Business Bank will present its sixth annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference Sept. 24 at Citizens Business Bank  Arena. The conference, which is scheduled to be held from 7 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., will be hosted by the Inland Empire Center for Economics and Public Policy at Claremont McKenna …

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