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Restaurants, hotels lead Placer, regional job growth
Sunday Jul 19 2015
New jobs in the rapidly growing leisure and hospitality sectors kept Placer County and regional unemployment numbers buoyant in June. A report issued Friday by the state Employmen ...
Placer’s employment number at all-time high
Sunday Jun 21 2015
The number of people from Placer County holding down jobs is at an all-time high, according to the state Employment Development Department. While the figures reflect population gr ...
Jobs increase signals sizzling Placer construction
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
Another month, another drop in Placer County’s jobless rate. The local economic barometer, established monthly by the state Employment Development, shows the percentage of u ...
Placer County’s incredible shrinking jobless percentage
Tuesday Mar 24 2015
Placer County’s jobless rate’s downward trend is continuing, with the unemployment percentage dropping to 5.4 percent. The unemployment rate – which represents 9 ...
Placer County jobless rate takes deep December dip
Tuesday Jan 27 2015
Placer County’s unemployment rate has dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.2 percent in a month, new figures released by the state Economic Development Department say. The county r ...
Placer County jobless rate up marginally
Sunday Dec 21 2014
A round of pre-Christmas hiring by retailers has bolstered Placer County’s employment picture but not enough to prevent a marginal dip in the jobless percentage. Statistics ...
Placer County joins region in job gains
Tuesday Nov 25 2014
The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...
Placer County jobless rate dropping
Sunday Sep 21 2014
Placer County joined the region in recording August jobless numbers that were down from the month before. August hiring heated up, with California Economic Development Division fi ...
Placer County joins regional surge in jobs
Tuesday Apr 22 2014
Another month and another drop in the region’s unemployment rate, with Placer County leading the way. Ranked 13th in the state in terms of jobless percentage, Placer County ...
Placer County’s jobless picture brightens
Sunday Sep 22 2013
Placer County’s unemployment rate turned downward again in August – after a two-month rise. State Employment Development Department statistics released Friday show&nbs ...
Placer County unemployment rate rises
Sunday Aug 18 2013
Placer County’s unemployment rate is up for a second consecutive month, state Employment Development Department statistics released Friday indicate. The county joble ...
New Placer homeless count hints at economic recovery
Wednesday May 29 2013
Placer County’s homeless numbers are down as economic numbers show a promising upturn. The count - used to help establish Placer County’s share of federal Housing and ...
Collectively we will prevail
Friday Aug 12 2011
It’s pitiful when you have bullies in the government trying to balance the budget on the backs of the poor. They spent over a trillion dollars on war. Now they want to squeeze th ...
Thank you, kindly, unknown Auburnite
Wednesday Aug 03 2011
I received $50 cash inside an envelope addressed to “veteran” on Wednesday morning (July 27) in the parking lot of the Depoe Bay Coffee Shop in Auburn. Inside was a note: “ ...
Placer joining national jobless swoon
Friday Apr 04 2008
Placer County is joining the nation in a tightening job squeeze. On a nationwide scale, a triple whammy of housing, credit and financial crises is causing even Federal Reserve Cha ...
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