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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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Inland manufacturing slips

Inland manufacturing slips

Manufacturing in the Inland Empire took a fall last month. The region’s purchasing managers index fell to 46.6 in August, down from 54.3 in July, according to the Institute of Applied Research & Policy Analysis at Cal State San Bernardino, which released its monthly index on the Inland region’s marketing …

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Gas prices drop as holiday approaches

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Californians who are planning to get out of town this Labor Day weekend might catch a break at the gas pump. As of Tuesday, state motorists were paying an average of $3.38 cents for a gallon of regular gasoline, about 45 cents less than they were paying one year ago, …

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State adds jobs but jobless rate barely moves

Inland Empire Business News December 17th.002

California’s unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in July, essentially unchanged from June, the state reported Friday. State employers added 80,600 non-agricultural jobs last month. California has added more than two million jobs since the recovery began in February 2010, according the state Employment Development Department. Year-over-year, California’s unemployment rate …

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School shopping lags … again

IE School Shopping Down

School is just around the corner, but some people are apparently taking their time with their back-to-school shopping. Families with children in kindergarten through 12th grades on average report having completed only half of their shopping for the upcoming school year, according to data released Wednesday by the National Retail …

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