SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Less than a month after edging out Brazil, California has slipped back to its ranking as the eighth-largest economy in the world based off an update of global economic data released Wednesday.
According to the World Bank, Brazil's gross domestic product now stands at more than $2.3 trillion, running slightly higher than California's. The state's output was pegged at $2.3 trillion by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis last month.
That pulls California's unofficial economic ranking down from seventh place in June.
California bottomed out at ninth in 2010 after a harsh drop in economic output following the 2008 financial crisis. It last claimed the No. 6 spot in 2002.
The state last year enjoyed economic growth on multiple fronts, particularly in professional and technical services, which includes jobs spanning from IT consulting to construction-related engineering and architecture, as well as manufacturing. The agricultural sector also grew in 2014 despite an ongoing drought.
California's strong growth this year means the state eventually could retake the seventh position, said Steve Levy, director for the Palo Alto-based Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy.
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Warm weather is expected to return to San Diego this week peaking around the mid-week point. Temps should cool again by next weekend.
Two San Diego police officers were shot and wounded in a standoff at a College Area condominium that left the suspect dead late Saturday night.
Investigators were trying to reconstruct an accident scene in Encinitas on Sunday after a man riding a motorcycle was killed in a collision.
A man was found dead under suspicious circumstances in a Vista apartment early Sunday, and homicide detectives were investigating, sheriff's deputies said.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.
A crash on an Oceanside freeway Saturday morning left two cars on their roofs and sent one person to a hospital, a fire official
A stretch of road in National City was shut down briefly after a large crowd took to the streets to celebrate the Mexico national soccer team's 2-1 victory over South Korea today in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.