Archive for December 31st, 2014

SacBee: Opinion: California’s economy a mixed bag

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
12/30/2014 10:43 PM

California is ending the year on an economic high note, having recovered all of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession and seeing employment continuing to expand.

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CapitolWeekly: 2014: A look back at key stories

Year in Review - 2014

Posted 12.30.2014

Californians started 2014 the way they ended the previous year – parched by drought, hoping for an improved economy, outraged at Capitol corruption scandals and, finally, looking for relief at the fuel pump.

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In-N-Out Burger was listed higher on a recent job site’s top 50 places to work list, above Facebook, Southwest and Apple.

By Jenn Harris
December 30, 2014

The powers of an In-N-Out Double Double burger are strong. According to a survey by the job community website Glassdoor, In-N-Out is a better place to at work than Apple, and even Facebook.

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NationalJournal: Barack Obama Had a Really Terrible Year

Barack Obama

ISIS, Ferguson, the Senate, Ukraine, Ebola, border kids. Really, this was a pretty awful sixth year for the president. Not that he’s acting like it.

By James Oliphant
December 30, 2014

You can make a compelling case that 2014 was the worst year for President Obama since, well, the year before. And, in fact, the president spent much of this year trying to recover from some body blows he took in the final months of 2013, when, in short order, Congress rebuffed him on Syria and the federal health care exchange imploded.

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