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Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Original post made on Oct 19, 2012

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below 6 percent, according to a report released Friday by state employment officials.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 19, 2012, 11:36 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Republican Ron, a resident of Barron Park
on Oct 19, 2012 at 2:09 pm

SHHH! ixnay on the ooodgay umbersnay! We're trying to fool people into thinking things are getting worse. We can do that if you tell the truth.


Posted by resident, a resident of Mountain View
on Oct 19, 2012 at 2:12 pm

No surprise given the way home prices and freeway traffic have been soaring in recent months.


Posted by Jan H., a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:29 pm

I would rather have freeway traffic than massive unemployment again.

Some people do think the numbers are being fudged, though.


Posted by 10% is Good?, a resident of Menlo Park
on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm

Relect the current guy....four years to 10.2% is outstanding. Add in the people that just gave up and those thousands that are trying to file for disability....


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