June Jobs Numbers, Non-Farm Payroll Up 195,000. Percent with Full Time Jobs Drops to 47%

June Jobs Numbers, Non-Farm Payroll Up 195,000.  Percent with Full Time Jobs Drops to 47%

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 195,000 in June, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, retail trade, health care, and financial activities. Household Survey Data The number of unemployed persons, at 11.8 million, […]

Weekly Address: Celebrating Independence Day

Weekly Address: Celebrating Independence Day

Washington, DC…Hi everybody.  I hope you all had a safe and happy Fourth of July, filled with parades, cookouts, fireworks and family reunions. We celebrated at the White House with a few hundred members of the military and their families. And we took a moment amid the festivities to remember what our Independence Day is […]

Boeing 777 jet crashes in San Francisco during landing

San Francisco, CA…An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 flying from Seoul crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport.  It appears that the plane came in short and the tail section hit first and short of the runway.  Most of the passenger areas remained intact long enough for the emergency shutes to deploy and for many […]

Remembering 19 of America’s Elite Firefighting Crew

Remembering 19 of America’s Elite Firefighting Crew

Sacramento, CA… Unfortunate realization of our growing wildfire season. Assembly member Bob Wieckowski and the California Forestry Association (Calforests) were saddened to hear the news of the 19 hotshot firefighters who lost their lives fighting a wildfire that has now consumed 50 structure and over 8,400 acres in Arizona. There have been 43 firefighter fatalities […]

Great Weather on Tap For Holiday Weekend

Great Weather on Tap For Holiday Weekend

Santa Cruz, CA….Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light southwest wind.  Independence Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south southwest after […]