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Andrew Khouri

Andrew Khouri covers theCalifornia economyfor the Los Angeles Times. Before coming to The Times he wrote about commercial real estate for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in history.
California adds nearly 47,000 jobs in July; unemployment remains at a record low

California employers added 46,700 net jobs in July, a significant gain that came as the unemployment rate held at a record low of 4.2%, according to the state’s Employment Development Department. And June's disappointing job growth was revised upward. But wage growth lagged behind inflation.

L.A. County Supervisors approve temporary rent control ordinance for mobile homes

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday moved to impose temporary rent caps on mobile homes, an action that comes amid a broader, controversial push to expand rent control across California to help tenants suffering with the high cost of housing.

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