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CHP Launches Recruiting Effort After Hiring Freeze Lifted

For the first time in three years, the California Highway Patrol is looking for a new class of recruits.



UCLA Forecast: Slow Job Growth, Unemployment To Linger Into 2013

A sluggish economic recovery, recession risks in the global economy, and the passage of Proposition 30 may keep the state unemployment rate from dropping next year.



Where The Jobs Are (Nov. 1)

People who liked CBSLA on Facebook are getting a sneak peek from CBS2 into the next Southern California company looking for new hires.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/01/2012


Lawsuit: In-N-Out Burger Discriminated Against 2 Prospective Employees Over Race, Age

A lawsuit filed on behalf of two black men in Oakland claims Southern California-based In-N-Out Burger didn’t hire them because of their race and age.


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Knott’s Scary Farm Holds Hiring Event

Knott’s Berry Farm is holding a hiring event Friday for its 40th Annual Halloween Haunt at Knott’s Scary Farm.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2012

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Overtime Costs Thaw Hiring Freeze At LAFD

Thousands of applicants are expected to compete for hundreds of positions at the Los Angeles Fire Department after a three-year hiring freeze.



LA County Jobless Rate Slips To 11.4 Percent In May

Employers in Los Angeles County were among the factors behind the highest increase in job growth in the country.


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LA To Hire Hundreds Of Parking Enforcement Personnel In Meter Crackdown

Next time you park your car anywhere in Los Angeles, make sure you carry some change to feed the meter or you could end up coughing up big bucks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/18/2012

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Jobless Rate In LA County Unchanged Through First 2 Months Of 2012

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 11.8 percent in February, the same rate as January.


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Calif. Jobless Rate Still Higher Than Rest Of US After Slight Dip In February

An uptick in hiring in February could provide some optimism for millions of workers still unemployed in the Southland.

CBS Los Angeles–03/09/2012


Costa Mesa CEO: Jump In OT Pay Cheaper Than Hiring More Police, Firefighters

As the city tries to reign in spending, new data shows the paychecks of police officers and firefighters ballooned in 2011.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/08/2012

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Need A Job? Starbucks, Other Big-Name Firms Step Up Hiring In SoCal

Will some of the biggest names in retail turn around the anemic jobs market in the Southland?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/02/2012

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Calif. Jobless Rate Dips To Lowest Level Since April 2009

The ranks of the unemployed are shrinking in California and state officials hope the trend could signal brighter days for the state’s sluggish economy.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/20/2012

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Baca Meets With White House Officials On ‘Violent Extremism’ Strategies

Sheriff Lee Baca met with Obama administration officials on strategies on how to fight what they call “violent extremism” in the U.S.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2012

San Bernardino Jobs

San Bernardino City Unified School District Hiring 400 Workers

San Bernardino City Unified School District plans to fill more than 400 jobs with willing applicants by the end of the school year. This is the first job opening the district’s Personnel Commission has processed in more than four years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2011