Country singer channels California 

West Coast meets country: Marie Wise-Hawkins is bringing the sound of home to the ears of Nashville — and beyond.  Raised in Santa Clarita, Wise-Hawkins

SCV aligns with state unemployment rate at 4.5% 

California’s current unemployment rate stands at 4.5%, according to Wallethub.com. From April to May, California experienced a 1.7% increase in unemployment.   California currently places as