California unemployment rate steady at 4.2 percent in August

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s unemployment rate remained at 4.2 percent in August.

The state Employment Development Department says Friday the rate has held steady for five months.

The department says California adds 44,800 nonfarm payroll jobs in August, for a total gain of more than 3 million jobs since economic expansion began in February 2010.

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