May your holidays be bright, and your computer screen go dark this weekend. But first, queue up that out-of-office message, step into some fuzzy slippers, and catch up on your Capital Region news. Here’s the latest content we published this week:
The season of light shines again in a photo essay documenting the return of holiday events to the Capital Region; our latest Eco Report explores the quest for energy justice on behalf of disadvantaged communities; California’s electric companies rocket to the forefront of the mobility and building sectors as the electrification technology space continues to innovate; CalMatters explores the complexities behind California’s high unemployment rate; and experts sound off on California’s new requirement for unemployment recipients to retroactively prove their work history.
As our week winds down, we’re doing a dance at our desks to celebrate finalizing our upcoming January issue, which explores the new remote reality: all the various ways the Capital Region is working from home. Don’t miss it — subscribe to the magazine, and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for daily stories and extras.
After a pause in 2020’s holiday festivities, Sacramento’s holiday season returns looking as bright as ever.
As the clean energy movement gains momentum, issues about the
accessibility and affordability of clean energy technology —
particularly among disadvantaged communities — are
taking center stage.
As energy use advances, utilities ecosystems are looking to
build the appropriate infrastructure to respond in real
California is requiring unemployment recipients to retroactively prove their work history, but experts say low-income recipients could be forced to repay money they don’t have.
California has the highest unemployment rate in the country. Several factors are contributing, including the state’s slow-to-rebound leisure and hospitality sectors. But the state has a lot of job openings, and high quit rates suggest workers are optimistic they can find better positions.
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