Kevin Smith, Redlands Daily Facts

Kevin Smith

Redlands Daily Facts

Southern California, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Kevin:

Forecast: Southern California to see uneven recovery through 2022

Southern California has reclaimed 70% of the jobs it lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the region’s ongoing recovery will be fraught with labor shortages, supply chain disruptions, equit… → Read More

LA County Assessor’s Office offers jobs training program

The Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office has partnered with two local community colleges to create a job-training program aimed at funneling students into good paying county jobs. The Real Estate A… → Read More

Elon Musk’s California exit can save him $2 billion in taxes

“I am selling almost all physical possessions. Will own no house.” By Elon Musk’s standards, his May 2020 tweet wasn’t all that weird. “Possessions kind of weigh you down,” he said on a podcast a f… → Read More

China’s rising cost of business is prompting some companies to leave

A new data protection law is changing the calculus for doing business in China, with foreign and domestic firms scrambling to comply, and some companies including LinkedIn and Yahoo choosing to lea… → Read More

Union seeks details on LA’s hiring, housing plans for 2028 Olympics

The 2028 Olympics and Paralympics will once again place Los Angeles on the world stage, but a local union wants to ensure the events create decent paying hospitality jobs, promote the hiring of Bla… → Read More

Biden to keep Powell as Fed chair, Brainard gets vice chair

President Joe Biden said Monday he is nominating Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair, endorsing his stewardship of the economy through a brutal pandemic recession in … → Read More

West Anaheim Medical Center workers picket over understaffing

Nurses, respiratory therapists and other workers at West Anaheim Medical Center picketed the facility Monday, claiming patient care and employee health are suffering because they are severely under… → Read More

New at Amazon Fresh: What’s ‘Just Walk Out’ shopping like?

Anyone tempted to just walk out without paying, however, should consider the many cameras and sensors watching your every move. → Read More

VinFast announces US headquarters in Los Angeles

Lured by a $20.5 million state tax credit, Vietnamese automaker VinFast has announced its U.S. headquarters will be located in Los Angeles — a move that builds on the company’s initial … → Read More

Epirus, maker of electromagnetic pulse defense system, moves HQ to Torrance

The 3-year-old company has moved into part of the former Toyota headquarters. → Read More

Amazon Fresh to unveil ‘Just Walk Out’ technology in Cerritos

Looking for a quick and easy way to go grocery shopping? Amazon Fresh has your number. On Thursday, Nov. 18, the company will open its first California market to feature Just Walk Out technology. G… → Read More

Kaiser, unions reach tentative agreement, averting Monday strike

The negotiations have come up with a four-year contract, covering nearly 50,000 Kaiser employees in 22 local unions. → Read More

Kaiser braces for strike that could see 100,000 workers walk off job

Kaiser plans to keep hospitals and emergency and urgent care departments open throughout the duration of any union activity. → Read More

800 laundry workers file charges against Kaiser contractor Emerald Textiles

Emerald Textiles bought several Angelica plants but won’t confirm whether the current employees will stay on. → Read More

Airport workers, area residents rally against LAX modernization plan

Los Angeles World Airports’ Board of Airport Commissioners approved the Airfield and Terminal Modernization Project’s environmental impact report on Oct. 7. → Read More

Fast-food workers to strike in LA and statewide over alleged unsafe work conditions

Fast-food workers across Los Angeles will join hundreds of others statewide Tuesday, Nov. 9 in a strike to protest alleged unsafe work conditions and to rally support for a bill that would improve … → Read More

UNFI to host Riverside job fair to fill 150 distribution center jobs

The jobs include drivers, mechanics, warehouse selectors and facility supervisors and managers. → Read More

Yaamava Resort & Casino to host veterans hiring event – San Bernardino Sun

Yaamava Resort & Casino at San Manuel in Highland will host a hiring event for U.S. military veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at the San Manuel Recruitment Center at the Ontario Mills mall. The e… → Read More

Hiring underway for thousands of temporary Super Bowl LVI jobs

The positions pay $19 to $30, depending on specific job assignments. → Read More

More than 30,000 Kaiser healthcare workers prepare to strike

Union leaders representing more than 30,000 Kaiser Permanente workers, including nearly 27,000 in Southern California, have given management a 10-day notice of their intent to strike beginning Mond… → Read More