unemployment

Another View: Legislature must make job creation a top priority in 2010

Every day, families in our communities are feeling the pain of California’s economic meltdown and lack of job opportunities. Unemployment in the Sacramento region has grown to 1 ...

New life after layoff

California is on the front line of the country’s economic recession with one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. And one Rocklin resident has some advice for thos ...

County sees 10.3 percent jobless rate

The jobless rate in Placer County has climbed into the double digits, the highest it has been in at least 20 years. The 10.3 percent unemployment rate in February reflects an inc ...

Placer unemployment climbs

As unemployment edges up across the state and the nation, Placer County is feeling the reverberations, too. Statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor for the county refl ...

Help is out there for eager job seekers

Placer County’s unemployment rate was 6.9 percent for August and September, according to statistics from the California Employment Development Department. Statewide, unemployment ...