David Lazo, 5, center, with his father, Francisco, right, raises a dollar bill as workers await the Los Angeles City Council’s vote in June to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. The pay gap is growing between most California workers and high-wage earners.
David Lazo, 5, center, with his father, Francisco, right, raises a dollar bill as workers await the Los Angeles City Council’s vote in June to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. The pay gap is growing between most California workers and high-wage earners. Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press
David Lazo, 5, center, with his father, Francisco, right, raises a dollar bill as workers await the Los Angeles City Council’s vote in June to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. The pay gap is growing between most California workers and high-wage earners. Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press
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The Numbers Crunch: Most Californians’ paychecks are falling further behind

August 28, 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.