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July 16, 2014 - Job seeker and U.S. Air Force veteran Jesse Jefferson, Jr., right, talks to Arianna Alexander, of the Pompano Beach Veterans Center, at a Hiring Fair For Veterans in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Ranking US states by job creation in past 5 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, the U.S. economy has generated 7.8 million jobs. But the gains haven’t been spread evenly across the country. Some states have boomed. Others […]

07/18/2014

LAFD Recruit Academy Class Graduation Ceremony. (Photo Credit: LAFD)

LA City Fire to restart the hiring process

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles is again moving to hire firefighters after the process was suspended earlier this year amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement, it was reported today. To boost the number of […]

07/09/2014

In this Thursday, June 12, 2014 photo, Desirae Gooch, left, fills out an application for a nurse's assistant job, alongside other job seekers filling out applications at the Cleveland Career Fair in Independence, Ohio.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

US companies post most jobs in 7 years in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than in any month in the past seven years, a sign that this year’s strong hiring trend is likely to continue. More Americans also quit […]

07/08/2014

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Russell Girsh motions to his driller to turn the equipment on at an oil rig near Watford City, N.D. Oil and gas workers earned an average 11 percent more an hour in April than they did a year ago, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s more than five times the average gain across all industries. (AP Photo/Williston Herald, Jerry Burnes, File)

Pay raises go mainly to those in select industries

NEW YORK (AP) — If you hope to get a raise that finally feels like one, it helps to work in the right industry. Pay for all kinds of workers should be rising by this […]

06/13/2014

(Photo credit: FilmLA)

City Council to explore filming in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) –  A City Council committee today moved to explore ways filming in Los Angeles could be made easier, advancing recommendations that include issuing city permits quicker, protecting film crews from extortion attempts and […]

04/18/2014

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

LA 20/20 Commission makes recommendations for budget, jobs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Suffering from chronic budget shortfalls and dwindling numbers of jobs, Los Angeles city officials should take steps to improve accountability at City Hall and bolster economic development activity — including combining […]

04/10/2014

Money 101: It’s tax season. Landlords & tenants – listen up!

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Whether you’re the one who draws up the lease, or signs on the dotted line, […]

02/03/2014

A comparison of new year’s diet plans

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: A comparison of new year’s diet plans. The Beatles, the Beach Boys and the Stones: […]

01/08/2014

New year means new rules for landlords and tenants

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will feature many issues relating to landlords and tenants, including: The new year means new regulations for […]

01/06/2014

Money 101: Ways to save money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: You get more money from Social Security in the new year. Social Security guru Andy Landis […]

01/02/2014

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