California’s Employment Development Department paid a record amount in unemployment benefits last year, as the Golden State’s high unemployment rate drove 1.7 million Californians to seek jobless benefits.
Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.
Monday, the National Arts Index was out, offering the first comprehensive look at how the arts fared during the recession thus far.
Hewlett-Packard Co.’s results showed Monday how lopsided the recovery in technology spending has been.
Mortgage default notices in California have edged up from last quarter for the first time since early last year but remain below their year-ago numbers.
Republican Senate challenger Carly Fiorina points to California’s 12.4 percent unemployment rate to make the case that the federal $814 billion economic stimulus package was a failure.
KCBS In Depth Interview with UC Berkeley Professor of Public Policy Robert Reich on the economy.
U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner said at a Palo Alto talk Monday that bank and government officials made catastrophic mistakes with the economy, but that it is slowly healing.
The economic downturn took an incredible toll on the country’s biggest charities. A new report showed the steepest decline in donations in two decades.
The state’s poverty rate in 2009 was the highest in 11 years, according to a nonpartisan public policy research group.