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US Economy Adds 201,000 Jobs in August | Outpaces Expectations

US Economy Adds 201,000 Jobs in August | Outpaces Expectations

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter The U.S. economy added 201,000 jobs in August, outpacing experts expectations by 9,000, according to Friday’s jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate remained stable at 3.9 percent. Experts expected the rate to drop to 3.8 percent or farther. July’s jobs numbers were revised downward from 157,000 to 147,000. “What’s […]

California is not creating jobs fast enough to support tax increases for pensions

California is not creating jobs fast enough to support tax increases for pensions

.. . . by Jon Coupal . On a superficial level, things look pretty good in California. Sure, we have big problems with wildfires and other periodic disasters, but the state’s finances have made a strong recovery since the depths of the recession. Indeed, Gov. Brown has repeatedly touted the multi-billion-dollar surplus and the state’s balanced […]

GOOGLE Announces New Tools to Help Veterans Transition into Civilian Jobs

GOOGLE Announces New Tools to Help Veterans Transition into Civilian Jobs

KYLE PERISIC | Contributor Google announced Monday multiple new tools to help veterans transition into civilian jobs as part of Google’s “Grow with Google” American economic program. Service members will be able to use three new tools Google developed that include a specialized job search, a unique tag on veteran-ran businesses in search results, and […]

Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

By Michael Powers, Ventura County CEO VENTURA COUNTY – “The state of the county is strong as we continue to respond to the impact of the Thomas Fire, balance social safety, and health services” said Michael Powers, CEO for Ventura County, at his July 19th joint presentation to the Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura Chambers of Commerce […]

Citizens Journal Business Section Has Arrived!

Citizens Journal Business Section Has Arrived!

      Editor’s note: Citizens Journal is inaugurating a dedicated business section, to be edited by local businessman Alex Burum. It will cover new business, news about existing businesses, business climate and related  government involvement/regulation, chambers of commerce, tourism, economic/jobs outlook. Businesses are encouraged to send business related items to alex.burum@gmail.com. Access Citizens Journal […]

Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Think Lower Unemployment, More Jobs is a Good Thing

Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Think Lower Unemployment, More Jobs is a Good Thing

Robert Donachie | Capitol Hill and Health Care Reporter House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi doesn’t think Friday’s stellar jobs report is a good thing, because it happened under Republican control of the White House and Congress. “May’s jobs report shows that strong employment numbers mean little to the families hit with soaring new costs under […]

Black Unemployment Plunges to Record Low, Gap Between White, Black Unemployment Smallest in History

Black Unemployment Plunges to Record Low, Gap Between White, Black Unemployment Smallest in History

By BENNY JOHNSON, Reporter At Large Friday’s economic numbers were very good for America. The numbers reveal that the U.S. economy is booming and many key indicators of economic health are trending in the right direction. According to the Labor Department, the unemployment rate is 3.8 percent, the lowest in nearly two decades. 223,000 jobs […]

State Treasurer Gives L.A. Business Leaders First Look at New, Robust Online Business Development Gateway Designed to Spur Job Creation and Economic Expansion

State Treasurer Gives L.A. Business Leaders First Look at New, Robust Online Business Development Gateway Designed to Spur Job Creation and Economic Expansion

 California State Treasurer John Chiang                                          California Business Incentive Gateway (cbig.ca.gov) matches businesses with economic development opportunities by category, incentive type, location and more SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer John Chiang today introduced Los Angeles business leaders toCBIG.ca.gov, […]

Free job and career workshops in April

Free job and career workshops in April

America’s Job Center, Oxnard April 2018 Career Shops Location: West County America’s Job Center 2901 N. Ventura Rd., 3rd Floor, Oxnard 805-204-5171 April 6 & 20 – Résumés that Sell, 8:00 a.m. – noon – Get hands-on assistance in completing your résumé, cover and thank-you letters. Upon completion of this Career Shop, you will walk […]

The Transformer of Autonomous Farmbots Can Do 100 Jobs on Its Own

The Transformer of Autonomous Farmbots Can Do 100 Jobs on Its Own

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views In less than five years, hundreds of thousands of self driving cars will be on the California streets and roads. In the same time, hundreds, if not thousands of food joints will be using kiosks and robots instead of human. Pittsburgh and Phoenix already have self […]

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