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Hollywood Report: Industry employment hits a new low

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Actress Kayla Carrera and Director Jeff Reyes check the footage between takes on the set of "Can't Get Enough," a video for a song by Peter Jackson. Grant Slater/KPCC

We learned last week that unemployment in California fell to 9.6 percent. That's still two points above the national average, but it's the lowest rate seen in the Golden State since 2008.

Leading the way in providing new jobs:  technology, tourism and construction. Not helping out: Hollywood. Employment in the industry has fallen to the lowest level in more than a decade.

Here with more on that and other Hollywood news, Rebecca Keegan of the LA Times. 

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