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California adds 90,100 jobs in November
California adds 90,100 jobs in November

Capping off three years of strong job growth, California employers added another 90,100 positions in November — one of the largest monthly hiring spurts in two decades. The Golden State exited the Great Recession among the most wounded, as a wave of job losses led to double-digit unemployment. But since the national job market bottomed out in early 2010, California has rebounded faster than all but four states. Friday's jobs report, showing broad growth across low- and high-wage sectors, added to experts' confidence that California has turned a corner. "This is real; it's not a mirage," said Michael Bernick, a former director of the state's...

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