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Calif. Unemployment Dips, 30K Jobs Lost In January

California’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January despite the loss of 31,000 jobs statewide, according to figures released Friday.

03/07/2014

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LAPD Highlights Drop In Crime Rates For 11th Straight Year

Crime rates are down across the city of Los Angeles and murders citywide are at their lowest level since 1966, Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced Monday.

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Grads Sue Southwestern Law School Over Employment Rate Claims

A group of former Southwestern Law School students are taking their alma mater to court over its claims of a 98 percent employment rate after graduation.

10/16/2013

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With ‘Suicide By Train’ Up, LA Metro Appeals For Help

Alarmed by an increase in suicides on its rail tracks, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is making a rare appeal for the public’s help.

09/23/2013

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Poverty Rate Rises In LA Metro Area In Wake Of ’08 Recession

More Southland residents were living in poverty this past year in the wake of the 2008 recession, according to government data released Thursday.

09/19/2013

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More LA County Workers Jobless In July

The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County rose to 9.9 percent in July, up from 9.7 percent in the previous month, state officials said Friday.

08/16/2013

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Mayor, LAPD Chief Hail ‘Dramatic Decline’ In Crime

Outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa hailed a “continued, steady and dramatic decline” of crime in the city of Los Angeles after mid-year crime rates were released Friday.

06/28/2013

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Disneyland Hikes Daily Admission Rate To $92

Disney said in a statement that starting Sunday, a one-day adult ticket to one park will cost $92, a $5 increase. Kids’ tickets also jumped $5, to $87.

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Students and district officials alike say Principal Linda Calvo has created a nurturing environment at Arleta High School. (courtesy LAUSD)

Retiring Principal Credited For Bringing Top LAUSD Grad Rate To Arleta

After opening just seven years ago, Arleta High School boasts a 92 percent graduation rate, with nearly all of the school’s 400 students preparing to go on to college.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2013

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Calif. Unemployment Rate Drops To 9.4 Percent

California’s jobless rate decreased to 9.4 percent in March, continuing a steady decline as the state pulls itself out of recession.

04/19/2013

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‘Everything On The Table’ After Proposed Sales Tax Hike Defeated

The defeat of a proposed half-cent sales tax increase sent officials at City Hall scrambling Wednesday to determine the next step in trimming the city’s $200 million deficit.

03/06/2013

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California Jobless Rate Steady At 9.8 Percent

State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/18/2013

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State Insurance Commissioner Calls Anthem Blue Cross’ Rate Hikes ‘Unreasonable’

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is accusing Anthem Blue Cross of placing an “unreasonable” rate increase on small businesses.

CBS Los Angeles–01/09/2013

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Mayor Credits LAPD Hiring Push For Drop In Crime Rate

Property and violent crime in the city of Los Angeles were down for the 10th consecutive year in 2012, the city’s mayor and police chief said Monday.

01/07/2013

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Calif. Jobless Rate Dips Below Double-Digits; 1st Time Since ’09

For the first time since 2009, the unemployment rate in California has fallen below 10 percent.

12/21/2012

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