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  • U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March, a signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that slowed growth.
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  • Governor Jerry Brown has moved to end a backlog of unemployment payments with one order.
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  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California's jobless rate rose for the second month in a row in August, even as the state added more than 29,000 jobs.
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  • People are seen working in this undated file photo.
  • For young people looking for work, jobs are few and far between. And the situation does not appear to be getting any better.
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  • People are seen working in this undated file photo.
  • For young people looking for work, jobs are few and far between. And the situation does not appear to be getting any better.
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  • The California unemployment rate rose to 8.7 percent in July, the first increase since the spring of 2011.
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  • The state budget deficit is finally zero, but the unemployment fund still has a negative balance.
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  • New numbers show California's jobless rate improved, but new numbers mean a change in the unemployment-benefits formula.
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  • Ten weeks of extended unemployment benefits will likely be chopped off next month, from maximum 73 weeks to 63.
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  • Job-seekers are seen at the El Monte Community Center where a job fair was held on Friday, June 21, 2013.
  • California's unemployment rate for May was 8.6 percent, the lowest level since November 2008, state officials said.
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  • Job-seekers are seen at the El Monte Community Center where a job fair was held on Friday, June 21, 2013.
  • California's unemployment rate for May was 8.6 percent, the lowest level since November 2008, state officials said.
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  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the states lowest since November 2008.
  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the state's lowest since November 2008.
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  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the states lowest since November 2008.
  • The state unemployment rate has sharply dropped to 9 percent, the state's lowest since November 2008.
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  • A Wal-Mart store is seen in this undated file photo.
  • California lawmakers are the first in the country to try to close a loophole in the new Affordable Care Act.
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  • A Wal-Mart store is seen in this undated file photo.
  • California lawmakers are the first in the country to try to close a loophole in the new Affordable Care Act.
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  • Congress fixed the air-traffic controller problem, but no such luck for the unemployed.
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  • The state unemployment rate fell to 9.6 percent in February, the state's lowest since December 2008.
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  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California has the nation's third highest unemployment rate at 9.8 percent, and it remained unchanged in December.
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  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California's unemployment rate dropped below 10 percent in November, the lowest it's been in almost four years.
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  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • Experts say California would take a big hit if President Barack Obama and Republicans can't strike a budget deal.
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  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • Experts say California would take a big hit if President Barack Obama and Republicans can't strike a budget deal.
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  • Economists are predicting the nations employment numbers and salaries to grow in the latest UCLA Anderson Forecast.
  • Economists are predicting the nation's employment numbers and salaries to grow in the latest UCLA Anderson Forecast.
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  • Hundreds of thousands of Californians will lose their federally extended unemployment benefits unless Congress acts.
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  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • California's unemployment rate continues to fall, falling to 10.1 in October. It's down from 10.2 percent a month earlier.
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  • Economists are predicting the nations employment numbers and salaries to grow in the latest UCLA Anderson Forecast.
  • The UCLA Anderson Forecast is out, and things are expected to improve when it comes to jobs in California.
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  • Christopher Boyd, 44, said he left New York a couple of years ago hoping to be closer to his daughter in Los Angeles.
  • A man who came West to be with family and find work has become homeless. That doesn't stop him from handing out his resume.
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jobs, unemployment, downtown, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • Christopher Boyd, 44, said he left New York a couple of years ago hoping to be closer to his daughter in Los Angeles.
  • A man who came West to be with family and find work has become homeless. That doesn't stop him from handing out his resume.
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  • The unemployment rate is declining, but there's still record demand for help at Riverside County Public Social Services.
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housing market, economy, unemployment, inland empire news, rob mcmillan
  • Mitt Romney is seen in this undated file photo.
  • On a day with huge economic news, Mitt Romney found himself being backed by unlikely campaign supporters.
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  • Mitt Romney is seen in this undated file photo.
  • On a day with huge economic news, Mitt Romney found himself being backed by unlikely campaign supporters.
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  • After San Bernardino became the third California city to file for bankruptcy, some wonder if LA could be next.
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  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • A new annual UCLA economic forecast says the state's jobless rate will go down, but it will take a while.
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  • Despite positive news, California still has the third-highest unemployment rate in the nation.
  • Despite positive news, California still has the third-highest unemployment rate in the nation.
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  • At least 93,000 Californians receiving long-term unemployment benefits will be cut off on Saturday, May 12.
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  • A growing number of employers will request your Facebook password so they can delve into your personal life.
  • A growing number of employers will request your Facebook password so they can delve into your personal life.
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  • The investigation continues into the death of a young girl, whose body was found hanging in a Westchester apartment.
  • The unemployment rate has been dropping both nationwide and in California.
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  • Mom Corps is a service that specializes in finding jobs for moms who are looking to get back into the workforce.
  • Mom Corps is a service that specializes in finding jobs for moms who are looking to get back into the workforce.
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jobs, unemployment, save money / consumer news, john gregory
  • Mom Corps is a service that specializes in finding jobs for moms who are looking to get back into the workforce.
  • Mom Corps is a service that specializes in finding jobs for moms who are looking to get back into the workforce.
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  • From inappropriate attire to being unprepared, there are a number of things interviewees can do to end their chance of getting the job.
  • If you're sitting across a potential boss in an interview, there are mistakes you can't afford to make. See interview tips.
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jobs, unemployment, save money / consumer news, leslie sykes
  • From inappropriate attire to being unprepared, there are a number of things interviewees can do to end their chance of getting the job.
  • If you're sitting across a potential boss in an interview, there are mistakes you can't afford to make. See interview tips.
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  • There is a nearly unanimous feeling that metropolitan areas have been abandoned by Congress at the Mayors Conference.
  • There is a nearly unanimous feeling that metropolitan areas have been abandoned by Congress at the Mayors Conference.
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antonio villaraigosa, president barack obama, congress, economy, unemployment, national news, john north
  • The traditional job fair is getting a modern makeover.
  • The traditional job fair is getting a modern makeover.
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  • The political showdown in Washington could prove disastrous for many unemployed Californians.
  • The political showdown in Washington could prove disastrous for many unemployed Californians.
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  • Must be currently employed:  Thats what many job ads are saying. One state lawmaker is trying to stop that practice.
  • 'Must be currently employed': That's what many job ads are saying. One state lawmaker is trying to stop that practice.
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  • Californias unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than two and a half years.
  • California's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than two and a half years.
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  • Fortune 500 companies dodging corporate taxes: Its not illegal, but not paying their share forces state budget cuts.
  • Fortune 500 companies dodging corporate taxes: It's not illegal, but not paying their share forces state budget cuts.
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  • Hundreds of thousands of unemployed Californians could lose their benefits unless Congress acts soon.
  • Hundreds of thousands of unemployed Californians could lose their benefits unless Congress acts soon.
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  • While many people are planning on shopping this holiday season others are hoping to get hired. See tips on how to stand out.
  • While many people are planning on shopping this holiday season, others are hoping to get hired. See tips on how to stand out.
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jobs, unemployment, holiday, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • While many people are planning on shopping this holiday season others are hoping to get hired. See tips on how to stand out.
  • While many people are planning on shopping this holiday season others are hoping to get hired. See tips on how to stand out.
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  • President Barack Obama signed a bill into law on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, that gives tax breaks to companies that hire unemployed veterans.
  • President Barack Obama signed a bill into law on Monday that gives tax breaks to companies that hire unemployed veterans.
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