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State loses 99,000-plus jobs

Large Job Gains Doesn’t Stop Unemployment Jump

California’s unemployment rate rose to 5.3 percent in March, a 1.4 percent month-over-month increase that marked the end of 120 consecutive months of job gains dating to the end of the Great Recession. As bad as those numbers are, they may tell only half the story of how much damage …

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Valle joins Menifee Police Department

Less than three months before it’s scheduled to launch, the Menifee Police Department has hired its third lieutenant. Abigail Valle, who has 16 years experience with the Huntington Park Police Department, joins Lieutenants Denise Keith and Heriberto “Eddie” Gutierrez, according to a statement on the city’s website. Valle’s background includes …

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Torres announces relief funding for IE students

Rep. Norma Torres, D- Ontario, has announced that more than $184.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education will benefit residents of her district as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.  The grant includes more than $43.5 million for institutions of higher learning, and more than …

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Esri helps federal agency battle COVID-19

ESRI Gets New Grant

Redlands-based Esri is providing its mapping and analytics technology to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help it in its battle against COVID-19.  The technology, which Esri is providing for free, is being distributed to FEMA partners and organizations nationwide, according to a statement. This collaboration is part of Esri’s  …

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SB County receives payment from PG&E

San Bernardino County has received $1.3 million from Pacific Gas & Electric Co, part of a $386 million payment in property tax and franchise fees the company made recently to areas in which it does business. On April 10, the company paid nearly $255 million in property taxes to the …

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ONT: passengers down, cargo up

The COVID-19 pandemic inflicted its first serious damage on Ontario International Airport in March, but only on one side of the ledger. First, the bad side: passenger traffic fell 46.4 percent compared with March 2019, a decline caused mostly by the stay-at-home orders issued by the state and counties, the …

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