A UCLA Anderson School economic forecast released Wednesday projects that California’s unemployment will continue to fall, continuing a trend seen over the past year. CBSLA.com reports Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg says the growing number of employed workers has taken the state to new employment heights and will put it closer to “full employment” status ithis year. The trend is expected to continue into 2017 as the economist projects the state’s unemployment rate would hit 4.9 percent by the close of 2016.

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