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LA’s New Transit System Provides Jobs, Stimulates Economy

As Los Angeles’ commuter rail service and new subway system continue to expand, job opportunities are projected to skyrocket.


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Calif. Jobless Rate Increases To 8.9 Percent

California’s unemployment rate rose for the second consecutive month in August, to 8.9 percent, even as the state added more than 29,000 jobs, the state Employment Development Department said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2013

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Forever 21 Denies Cutting Employees’ Hours Due To Obamacare

Los Angeles-based clothing retailer Forever 21 has denied cutting employees’ hours due to Obamacare.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2013

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Report: California Economy Is On Road To Recovery

A new report says California is on the road to economic recovery but should expect a long and bumpy ride, with double-digit unemployment likely to continue through 2012.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/22/2011