Eric Martinez, standing at the Sacramento Job Corps Center in January, is one of 70 apprentices chosen from low-income neighborhoods to help build the new downtown arena. The region lost many middle-class construction jobs during the recession.
Eric Martinez, standing at the Sacramento Job Corps Center in January, is one of 70 apprentices chosen from low-income neighborhoods to help build the new downtown arena. The region lost many middle-class construction jobs during the recession. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Eric Martinez, standing at the Sacramento Job Corps Center in January, is one of 70 apprentices chosen from low-income neighborhoods to help build the new downtown arena. The region lost many middle-class construction jobs during the recession. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
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The Numbers Crunch: Sacramento’s jobs record is in between L.A. and S.F.

May 22, 2015 5:00 PM

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.