Tag Archive for Jobs

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 18)

As I traveled around town, I continued to be on the lookout for the regular people on the streets. A few weeks back, I ran into the “drifter”. He had been chased away by the Sheriff after the local property manager had lodged a complaint. He was back with his increasingly faded “Need Work” Sign occupying the usual corner right across from the beautiful Laguna Niguel City Hall. I worked up the courage to walk up to see how he was doing.

Real World: Corporate Takeover of Michigan

Upside Down Flag

In light of the efforts of the City of Costa Mesa to sell off our core government services piece by piece to the lowest bidder and cast off our dedicated public employees, I’ve got to wonder when people are going to wake up and see what these Robber Barons are trying to do to our country.

Loretta Sanchez Applauds Investment in High Speed Rail

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), along with members of the California Democratic delegation, have sent a letter to President Obama applauding the Administration’s commitment to investing $53 billion over the next six years to high speed rail, and urging the Administration to commit a significant portion of that funding to high speed rail projects in California.

Unemployment Rate Drops for January 2011

Rep. Loretta Sanchez - Supporting Orange County Small Business

The January 2011 Jobs Report was released on Friday indicating that the unemployment rate dropped down to 9 percent, which is four-tenths of a percent less than last month and the lowest level since April 2009. In addition, the economy added 36,000 private sector jobs.