California Jobless Claims Move Faster But Still Have Delays

The state agency that handles unemployment claims for millions of Californians says it has hired nearly 500 new employees to process claims since Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration ordered it last year to beef up customer service.


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Hundreds Of Companies Sign On For President’s Initiative To Help Unemployed

“There are a lot of talented people out there looking for jobs,” said one woman.


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Greg Sestero’s Best 5 L.A. Places For Artistic Inspiration

Greg Sestero, author of “The Disaster Artist” recommends the best Los Angeles 5 places for aspiring actors to hang out until they make it to the big screen.


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Unemployed Angelenos Still Love LA Despite High Jobless Rate

Even with a bleak job market, the City of Angels is still a haven for the unemployed, according to a new survey.


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Unemployed Woman Watches CBS2’s ‘Where The Jobs Are?’ And Lands Gig

Single mother Christian Balbuena had looked all over for a job.


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Police: Fashion Island Gunman Likely Jobless, Living In His Car

Investigators said Monday a Garden Grove man who is accused of firing his gun into the air at Fashion Island in Newport Beach may be unemployed and destitute.


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Kaiser Permanente Gives The Pink Slip To 530 Workers

Kaiser announced Saturday that at least 530 workers will no longer be Permanente.


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Unemployment Remains A Concern On Labor Day

While Labor Day was established as a day of celebration for the American worker, the unemployed in Huntington Beach weren’t exactly reveling in the holiday.

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Hundreds Of Veterans Turn Out For ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ Job Fair

Hundreds of veterans who just finished their tours or have been out of the military for years turned out in droves for a job fair held at Dodger Stadium Thursday.


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Study: Half Of Americans Feel Undervalued At Work, Will Look For New Jobs

Employees who have managed to keep their jobs during the recession may be looking for greener pastures over the next year.

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Author, Inspirational Speaker Gives You The Road Map To Happiness

Dr. Wendy Treynor always looks for the bright side.


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Jobless Avocado Thief Banned From Possession Of 10 Or More; Guacamole OK

A Southland man who admitted to stealing nearly a half-ton of avocados is a free man on Friday — but it comes at a very unusual price.

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Helping Our Military Heroes Find Work When They Come Home

The unemployment rate is high enough for those people who never put on a uniform.


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Unemployed Rancho Cucamonga Man Wins Free Steak For A Year

A jobless California father of three is eating steak after he won a national contest through Sizzler restaurants.


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City Deficit On Villaraigosa’s Mind During Prayer Breakfast

The unemployed, hungry and needy in Los Angeles are the focus during the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Saturday morning.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/05/2011