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San Jose Tech Industry Helps Create New Jobs In Other Industries

While demand for tech jobs in San Jose remain high, Silicon Valley has helped spur the economy by creating new jobs and businesses in other industries.


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Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.


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SF Mayor Lee’s Initiative Designed To Add 2,500 Jobs in 5 Years

Mayor Ed Lee announced Tuesday the launch of a citywide initiative designed to train and place 2,500 people in high-tech jobs over the next five years.


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Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is Questionable

Obviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.


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Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And Spins

The blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.


The NUMMI Factory

Labor Department Provides Additional $6M Grant To Ex-NUMMI Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday a $6 million grant to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800 workers directly affected by the closure of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. auto plant in Fremont two years ago.


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Chuck E. Cheese Fined For Child Labor Violations In Bay Area

Chuck E. Cheese aims to be friendly towards young kids. But the restaurant has been fined by the Department of Labor for violating child labor laws.



California Gets Over $800 Million In Unemployment Funds

Federal officials announced Wednesday that California will receive more than $800 million in funding to help the unemployed as the state struggles to deal with the economy and a huge budget hole.

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

Money Awarded for Green Job Training

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Two Bay Area job training organizations are getting a financial shot in the arm from Uncle Sam.