Up to 500 paid internships and jobs will be available this summer to at-risk and low-income youth in Santa Clara County, county officials said.
Getting San Francisco’s famous Anchor Steam beer to overseas markets is getting harder, and Europeans who prefer the hoppy Northern California ales may find the West Coast ports labor dispute literally sobering.
The report from Standard & Poor’s found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California’s economic recovery, and not higher revenues.
Falling gas prices have offered relief for consumers, but those costs could be heading back up again.
The Bay Area job boom is showing no signs of let up with the Bay Area’s three biggest cities alone adding more than 100,000 jobs over the last 12 months.
The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world’s wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland.
Once upon a time, you had to get on a waiting list just to test drive a Prius at the Toyota dealer, in Berkeley. Not so, anymore. If sales are the bottom line, it looks like the darling of the Bay Area’s hybrid crowd has lost its luster.
Cash rained down on startups in 2014 but with valuations so high, critics suggest some investors may be setting themselves up for a major fall.
The average unemployment rate in Oakland dropped to 9.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014 compared with 11.4 percent in the third quarter of 2013.
Putting Russia’s signature drink in the spotlight, President Vladimir Putin announced plans to cap the prices for vodka, as his country’s currency continues to plummet.