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Inland job growth better than first thought

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Some good news on the employment front: an estimate 37,400 jobs were created last year in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. That’s almost three times as much as state officials first estimated, according to a report first published in The Press-Enterprise. The 3.1 percent job growth for 2013 came after …

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Inland manufacturing still up, but maybe not for long

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The February report on manufacturing in the Inland Empire is definitely mixed. First, the good news: the purchasing manager’s index for last month was 50.3, the sixth consecutive month that the index was above 50, according to the monthly report by the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at …

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Drought-relief plan approved

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The state legislature today overwhelmingly passed a $687 million drought-relief plan. The plan, which will now go to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, redirects money in the state budget and also draws funds from two previously approved bonds, according to a report originally published by Associated Press. Nearly $475 million in …

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Report: Inland recovery still has a long way to go

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The Inland Empire has regained about 40,000 of the estimated 147,000 jobs it lost during the economic downturn that started in 2007, including 14,000 jobs added last year, according to a report released Tuesday. But that study -the Los County Economic Development Corporation’s 2014-’15 Economic Forecast & Industry Outlook – …

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Three years later, the absence of redevelopment is only starting to be felt.

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Some California cities are still trying to determine what projects they can finish, while a harsh reality sinks in: nothing can replace redevelopment if a city’s goal is to replace blight. Sometime during the second half of this year, workers will begin widening the on-ramps and off-ramps at the Baseline-Interstate …

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