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State unemployment drops below five percent

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California’s unemployment rate dropped below five percent in March, the first time in more than 10 years it has reached that benchmark, according to data released Friday. The state added 19,300 non-agricultural jobs during the third month of the year, causing the unemployment rate to fall to 4.9 percent, the …

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Inland Empire post solid job gains

The Inland Empire posted some of the largest job gains in the United States from 2014 to 2105, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Riverside County’s employment rate rose 4.9% during that time to a total of 540,169 workers, according to the bureau’s annual County Business Patterns …

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U.S. job growth slows

Temecula Adds Jobs

U.S. economy added 98,000 jobs March, well below the 200,000 that were added in January and again in February, according to data released Friday. At the same time, the national jobless rate fell to 4.5 percent, its lowest point in nearly 10 years, while wages continued to grow, the U.S. …

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Local manufacturing back on track

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The Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector is growing again. The region’s purchasing managers index for March was 62.4, up from 58.6 in February and the third consecutive month that number as been above 50, according to data released Monday by the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal State …

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State adds jobs

California’s unemployment rate dropped to five percent in February, according to data released Friday. That marked eight consecutive months of job growth and was the lowest unemployment rate in the state since February 2007, the state Employment Development Department reported. The state also added 22,900 jobs in February, building on …

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Administration could help Inland Empire

That’s the opinion of one local economist, but another says California, under the new administration, could pay for being too Democratic. Meanwhile, one commercial real estate broker is pleased a true businessman is in the Oval Office.  How will the Inland Empire fare under the Trump Administration? That depends on …

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