The Press-Enterprise: Newspapers critical to Inland Empire recovery efforts

By Paul Granillo

The recent job report for the Inland Empire was a harbinger of what’s in our near future.

Our region lost 4,100 jobs and the local unemployment rate rose from 4.0% to 5.1% in March. However, this data is based on job losses from February to March, at the very beginning of the pandemic and before stay-at-home mandates.  In fact, the Inland Empire’s unemployment rate is estimated to have reached 25%.

Read the entire editorial as featured in The Press-Enterprise here.