Monday, August 4, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.

Here’s some news flowing across the transom from the week of August 28, 2014. In case you missed it!

U.S. Gross Domestic product climbs 4.0% in Q2

The second quarter initial reading on U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) came in at a healthy 4.0%.

But a big chunk of that gain was in inventory buildup.

We’ll see what the revised numbers look like.

Unemployment rate climbs to 6.2%

The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.2% with just over 200,000 created in July.

The rate climb was due to a drop in people actively seeking work.

Derry for Redlands City Council?

Facebook chatter has former San Bernadino City Council Member and County Supervisor Neil Derry mulling over a run for the Redlands City Council.

It is an interesting idea for discussion down the road.