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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

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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

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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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Gas prices still high, despite recent drop

Gas prices still high, despite recent drop

California motorists are finally getting some relief at the gas pump. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline fell two cents Tuesday to $3.56, the 15th consecutive day that price decreased, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report. California still has the highest average price per gallon in …

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Import numbers point to a good Christmas

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Import container volume in the United States is expected to increase 3.6 percent year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation. For the year, imports are expected to be up 4.2 compared to 2014. Since this is when overseas retailers begin importing goods for the holiday season, both of those numbers …

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