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Brown To Build Electric Car Charging Network

Posted May 17, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a $120 million dollar settlement with NRG Energy Inc. that will fund the construction of a statewide network of charging stations for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), including at least 200 public fast-charging stations and another 10,000 plug-in units at 1,000 locations across the state. The Governor also announced that he […]

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California in Recovery—Slowly But Surely

Posted May 17, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

California ended the quarter on a slightly upbeat note. The state added more than 18,000 non-farm jobs in March 2012, according to the Employment Development Department of California. While the unemployment rate rose one tenth to 11%, pundits believe this is part of a trend of more people coming back to the job market, so […]

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Who’s Buying Our Stuff?

Posted February 20, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

Outside of California, who buys the stuff that we make? Southern California Professional recently reviewed statistics from the Kryser Center for Economic Research in their 2011 International Trade Report. The leading export destination from the Los Angeles Customs District is China, which currently receives more California exports than the next two countries combined (Japan and […]

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Entertainment Employment Up, Box Office Down

Posted February 5, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

Employment in the entertainment industry is up by nearly ten percent in California over the past year, as reported by Reuters according to a report by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. More than 10,000 employees were hired as the amount of on-location filming in the state also increased. With the good comes some […]

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Frivolous Lawsuits Alive And Well In CA

Posted February 5, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

One Huntington Beach resident filed 47 lawsuits last year. One of these is a lawsuit against Tom Hanks, alleging he harassed her. Another OC resident has racked up 22 lawsuits in the past few years. And according to a recent piece in the Orange County Register (Tripping? Beach injury? Debate heated on frivolous lawsuits, Feb. […]

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