The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics has released it's employment situation summary for the month of July. Unemployment is generally down. Specifically, employment is up retail trade, food services, financial activities and wholesale trade.
Santa Clarita was recently recognized by the 2013 California Retail Survey, which ranked the city no. 38 among the “Top 50 California Billion Dollar Retail Markets.” The city saw a 7.2 percent increase in sales tax revenue between 2011 and 2012.