|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 16 Dec 2016 23:43:17 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Former Norton Air Force Base (CA) has nealry 11, 000 jobs|
Report: All jobs lost through San Bernardino base closure have been restored By Jim Steinberg and Ryan Hagen San Bernardino Sun (CA) December 14, 2016 SAN BERNARDINO - Twenty-two years after the closure of Norton Air Force Base, the agency responsible for redeveloping the former base announced Wednesday that for the first time it has more than restored all of the jobs and economic impact lost when the base closed. The Inland Valley Development Agency’s annual review found that the 14,000-acre area of the former base now employs 10,780 people and is responsible for an economic output of $1.89 billion, surpassing the totals lost when the base closed in 1994. “This was a goal when I started here, and it looked so far away,” said Mike Burrows, the agency’s executive director, in a telephone interview. Burrows started to work at the airport in 1997. The type of jobs is different: predominantly logistics, with Amazon’s 4,200 employees and Stater Bros. Markets’ 2,000 employees accounting for more than half of the total. ... For the entire article, see http://www.sbsun.com/business/20161214/report-all-jobs-lost-through-san-bernardino-base-closure-have-been-restored -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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