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SD unemployment drops to 8 percent

Jonathan Horn, U-T SAN DIEGO

Friday, March 29, 2013

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Most of that gain came in the restaurant industry, which added 2,100 jobs.
“That is a good sign of increasing wealth since it is discretionary spending. And it is one of San Diego’s largest employment sectors,” said Kelly Cunningham, economist at the National University System Institute for Policy Research. “Only a portion of restaurant employment is due to visitors, most are actually local population serving.”