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    Elephant Bar Employees Gather Friday, Told Paychecks Would Be Mailed

    Elephant Bar employees gathered at the Valencia restaurant Friday to receive their final paychecks, only to be told they would get them in the mail, according to a former waitress. The WorkSource Center was on scene handing out job search information.

    Santa Clarita Valley Jobless Rate Reaches Pre-Recession Levels

    The jobless rate in the Santa Clarita Valley has finally reached pre-recession levels thanks to holiday hiring.

    Unemployment Rates Fall Slightly Across Nation

    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 Jobless Figure Sees Slight Rise In June

    Santa Clarita's jobless figure rose slightly in June, as countywide, the education sector was hard hit

    Santa Clarita's Unemployment Rate Falls 0.4 Percent For Month Of April

    Santa Clarita's unemployment rate fell 0.4 percent, from 6.1 to 5.7 percent, between March and April, according to the state Employment Development Department. City Manager Ken Striplin believes it is due to a more active local economy.

    Santa Clarita Valley Jobless Rate Falls To 6.1 Percent

    Thanks to the motion picture industry and tax preparation services, the jobless rate in the Santa Clarita Valley fell to 6.1 percent in March, a 0.2-percent improvement from February.

    Wilk Joins Committees Focusing On College, Jobs And Youth

    Assemblyman Scott Wilk (R, 38th District) has been appointed to serve on five select committees in the state Assembly. Speaker John A. Pérez has named Wilk to the select committees on Biotechnology; Community Colleges; Addressing Out of School, Unemployed Youth; Status of Boys and Men of Color in California; and Youth and California’s Future.

    Santa Clarita Valley Experts Weigh In On State Of Economy

    The Consumer Price Index, an important economic indicator and index for the cost of living, remained unchanged last month, according to statistics released by the federal government Wednesday.

    Locally, the picture reflects that stability, with an anticipated decline in gas prices contributing to an environment that’s harboring economic growth, said Jason Crawford, director of economic development for the city of Santa Clarita.