California Economy Grows To 6th Largest In The WorldNew data from the World Bank show that California's economy was equivalent to the sixth largest in the world last year.
Economist Calls For A Bay Area 'Mega-Region'An influential economic think tank believes planning for Bay Area economic growth needs to be expanded from the current 9-county DMA to a ‘mega-region’ stretching from Sacramento to the Central Valley to Monterey.
Slumping Ping Pong, Foosball Table Sales Could Point To Silicon Valley SlowdownThe tables may be turning in Silicon Valley, as slumping sales of ping pong and foosball tables point to a slowdown, according to the San Jose man who provides them to much of the tech industry.
Bay Area's National Parks Pumping $1 Billion Into Local Economy, Report FindsThe Bay Area’s eleven National Parks sites are more popular than ever, and the result is more tourist dollars being directed into Bay Area communities and businesses.
Vallejo Rebounds From Recession And Realtors RejoiceThe city of Vallejo is bouncing back from recession and bankruptcy and local real estate prices show it.
State Minimum Wage Jumps To $15 An Hour By 2022Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Monday giving California the nation's highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2022.
Economist Says The World Should Operate On Single Time ZoneYou have to do math or have an app to figure out what time it is in other parts of the world, but an economist and his colleague think it would be much easier to have one universal time zone.
Study: Bay Area Can't Keep Up With Job, Income Growth In Silicon ValleyMore jobs and more money may sound like the formula for a successful economy, but in the case of Silicon Valley, there are so many jobs and so much money the Bay Area can't keep up.
California's Solar Industry Adds 20,000 Jobs In 2015The sun certainly shone on solar jobs last year, with California’s solar industry adding over 20,000 jobs in 2015, up 35 percent from the previous year.
Workers, Activists Meet With U.S. Labor Secretary Over 'Gig' Jobs That Offer No BenefitsThere is a new push to make sure that the thousands of people in the Bay Area working jobs that provide full-time work but no full-time benefits are not having their rights violated, which is why workers and activists met Tuesday with the US Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez.
Drought, Economy Force Closure Of Sunol Valley Golf CourseAfter nearly fifty years, Sunol Valley Golf Course plans to close in January.
California Unemployment Rate Drops; Bay Area Accounts For 40 Percent Of State's Job GainsThe number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll jobs increased, according to new data from the California Employment Development Department.