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Fresno County Unemployment Rate Hits Historic Low of 5.3%

The California economy keeps humming along, and Valley communities are hopping aboard the jobs train. Officials said Friday that California's unemployment rate fell to a record low of 4% in September. It also was a record-setting month for Fresno (5.3%),...
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California Legislature Declares May 4 ‘Star Wars Day’

SACRAMENTO — May the fourth officially be with you. The California Legislature voted Thursday to declare May 4 "Star Wars Day" in recognition of a Disneyland theme park slated to open later this month. It's a play on the Star Wars' phrase "may the force ...