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Retail sales down

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National retail sales dropped two percent for the week that ended Saturday, and bad weather is being blamed for the decline. Although temperatures were only 1.3 degrees colder this year than they were during the same week one year ago, severe storms and flooding on much of the east coast …

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Study says tribal casinos are an economic boon

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Native American gaming is giving California a significant economic boost. Tribal-owned casinos pumped about $8 billion into the state’s economy during 2012, while non-gaming operations – hotels, spas, entertainment – generated another $2.3 billion, according to a study released Monday. The report was put together by Beacon Economic in Los …

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Office Depot to scale back

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Office Depot Inc., a global provider of office products, will close at least 400 U.S. stores between now and the end of 2016, a move that is expected to save the company at least $75 million. The company is looking to merge its operations in the aftermath of its merger …

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Don’t shrink yourself just so others won’t feel insecure

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In Lake Elsinore a memorial is being designed to honor fallen soldiers / heroes, and within the construct of the design there is the cross and Star of David. Even though this country was founded on Judeo-Christian values, a fact that seems to be lost on some people, a small …

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Retail center sold

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A two-building retail center in Fontana has been sold. The Shops at Sierra Lakes, which covers 21,615 square feet at 16943 and 16975 Sierra Lakes Parkway, sold for $7.8 million, according to Faris Lee Investments in Irvine, which helped negotiate the transaction. The sale was announced today. Tenants include 7-11 …

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Inland manufacturing roars back

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Sighs of relief accompanied the release of the most recent purchasing managers index for the Inland Empire. That’s because the index for April was 59.1, a jump of 10.1 points compared with March’s 49 index, according to the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal State San Bernardino. …

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