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CA manufacturing rises — a little

California’s hard-hit manufacturing sector is coming back, although not as much as the rest of the country. The Great Recession sliced off 18.5 percent of state manufacturing jobs. After that, from 2011 to 2014, “manufacturing employment has hovered around 12.5 million,”

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Miracle: Sacramento MSM laments California’s mass poverty 12

For months, Cal Watchdog, U-T San Diego columnist Steven Greenhut and the U-T editorial page have drawn attention to the fact that under a new measure of poverty introduced by the Census Bureau in November 2012, California has the worst

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State media, Jerry Brown ignore CA’s worst-in-nation poverty rate

If you were a resident in the state with the nation’s highest poverty rate, wouldn’t you think you’d be aware of that fact? That a higher percentage of your family, friends, neighbors and others in your community struggled to make

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If CA a template for U.S. on income inequality, U.S. is doomed

Exaltation of Gov. Jerry Brown — normally more an East Coast media thing than a California thing — has found a home in the Los Angeles Times. The paper carried a news analysis piece with this headline: “Gov. Brown sees

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