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The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

California Adds 90,000 Jobs In November; SF Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.4 Percent

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from the state’s Employment Development Department.


Job seekers look at job postings that are displayed on a bulletin board in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Unemployment Falls To 8.7 Percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in September and was unchanged in October, snapping a two-month streak of increases, the state Employment Development Department said Friday.


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Bay Area, California Unemployment Up Slightly As U.S Jobless Rate Falls

Unemployment rates rose in July in the Bay Area and statewide, even as the national unemployment rate declined, state officials said Friday.


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California Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.5 Percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in June as the state continues to close the gap on the national jobless rate, the state Employment Development Department announced Thursday.


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California Jobless Rate Remains Steady At 9.8 Percent

State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.


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California Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly

California’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in August to 10.6 percent, down from 10.7 percent the previous month.



Campbell Culinary School Offers Returning Vets Job Placement Skills

The International Culinary Center California campus in Campbell is doing its part in changing the dreadful number of unemployed returning veterans between the ages of 18 and 24.


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California Unemployment Rate Dips In April

California’s unemployment rate dipped by a tenth of a percentage point in April to 10.9 percent as a federal survey showed 20,000 new jobs were created.



California Jobless Rate Rises After 2 Months Of Decline

The rate released Friday was up just one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month but was the first time since December that California’s jobless rate hit or exceeded 11 percent.


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California Unemployment Rate Down Slightly In September

California’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in September, but remains above the national rate. Bay Area counties were all below the state average.