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Local manufacturing stays on slow-growth path

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Manufacturing in the Inland Empire held steady during January, as the two-county region continued to experience slow growth in that economic sector. The purchasing manager’s index for Riverside and San Bernardino counties last month was 51.9, a “slight decrease” from the 53.5 index recorded in December, according to Barbara Sirotnik, …

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Want To Learn To Fly… What Are You Doing Tomorrow at 10:00AM?

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How can a predicted Pilot Shortage, the lead guitarist from Hanson, and an Event January 25, 2014 at Cal Baptist University come together to benefit the local economy and bring good paying jobs to the Inland Empire… Well, although this sounds like the making of a blockbuster movie with multiple …

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Inland retail market perks up

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The Inland Empire retail market, all but dormant during the recession, is showing signs of life. Vacancy during the fourth quarter was 8.09 percent, down from 12.35 percent at the end of 2012, according to Voit Real Estate Services’ fourth quarter report on the two-county region. General retail had the …

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Holiday shopping reaches the finish line

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The Christmas shopping season ended with a whimper, not a bang, as frigid temperatures on the east coast and in the midwest brought retail activity in those parts of the country to a screeching halt. Sales dropped 5.4 percent for the week that ended Saturday compared with the previous week, …

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Holiday shopping finishes strong

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National retailers had reason to celebrate as the Christmas shopping season drew to a solid close, with the prospect of even more sales into early January. Sales were up one percent for the week ending Dec. 28 compared with the previous week, and up three percent compared with the same …

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