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Spare The Air Days Cause Drop In Business For Firewood Business

The wood burning ban prompted by consecutive Spare The Air days in the Bay Area caused a drop in business for at least one firewood business along the Peninsula.

01/04/2015

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Oakland Affordability Becoming A Growing Concern

In Oakland, unemployment is down, but still high. Homicides are down, but home invasions spiked. Now, questions about affordability are creeping into the conversations about Oakland.

01/04/2015

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Customer Service Skills Could Lead To Higher Earning Sales Representative Positions

Customer service jobs are expected to increase nearly 13 percent over the next eight years.

12/24/2014

The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

California Adds 90,000 Jobs In November; SF Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.4 Percent

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from the state’s Employment Development Department.

12/20/2014

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Perfect Gift Ideas For Job Seekers This Holiday Season

From inspiring books to resume writers, here are some unique holiday gift ideas for job seekers.

12/19/2014

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Apple ‘Deeply Offended’ By BBC Investigation Claiming Poor Working Conditions In Chinese Factories

Apple is under fire again over working conditions for people who make its products, following a BBC investigation that alleges poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories.

12/19/2014

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Uber’s Value Doubles To $40 Billion In 6 Months

Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.

12/05/2014

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Human Skull Found In Business Near Oakland Airport; 2nd Found In Bay Area In A Week

A human skull was found in a business near the Oakland International Airport, police said Wednesday, the second human skull found in less than a week in the Bay Area.

12/03/2014

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San Francisco Creates New Plan To Keep Manufacturing Jobs In The City

San Francisco’s manufacturing sector is getting some love from the city in an attempt to keep jobs in the area.

11/30/2014

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Retail Profiling Lawsuits: Businesses Would Rather Lose Merchandise Than Detain Potential Shoplifters

Retailers lose $45 billion dollars annually to theft, about $10 billion of that to shoplifting. Yet the last thing stores may want to do is catch a thief.

11/26/2014

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