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Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Placer County unemployment up for January

While several local industries are showing gains in employment, the end of the holiday shopping season has spurred an increase in Placer County’s jobless rate. According to ...

Leisure and hospitality leads Placer County region job growth

  Leisure and hospitality industry jobs took an expected drop in October with the end of the summer tourism season but growth in that sector in the Placer County region is st ...

Placer County’s jobless picture brightens

Placer County’s unemployment rate turned downward again in August – after a two-month rise. State Employment Development Department statistics released Friday show&nbs ...

Placer County unemployment rate rises

  Placer County’s unemployment rate is up for a second consecutive month, state Employment Development Department statistics released Friday indicate. The county joble ...

New Black Bear Diner jobs reflect upswing in eatery employment

Black Bear Diner is open in Auburn, providing work for more than 80 people in an economy still hungry for jobs. The opening last Monday comes at a time when a recovery in overall ...

We need to start trading to help our economy

I’ll just say it; we are in trouble. Our economy is in such a horrific state that financial experts do not see an end in the foreseeable future. Unemployment rates are still cli ...