Consumer Confidence

Coast cities faring better with unemployment rates

COAST CITIES — Encinitas’ unemployment rate in November was 5.9 percent, the lowest since January 2009, according to the California Employment Development Department.

Sales tax report shows ‘good sign of consumer confidence’ in Encinitas

Sales tax report shows ‘good sign of consumer confidence’ in Encinitas

ENCINITAS — Gross sales tax receipts were 8.7 percent higher from April to June than the same period last year, according to a report released by the city last month.