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Budget Watchdogs Urge California To Show Restraint As Tesla Gigafactory Competition Heats Up

Earlier this week, budget watchdogs wrote an open letter warning five states, including California, not to offer too many incentives to Tesla.

08/27/2014

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Barack Obama September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi Drops By SF Central Subway Project; Talks Up Middle Class Jumpstart Campaign

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) dropped by the Central Subway construction project at San Francisco’s Moscone Center Tuesday to campaign for the election of House Democrats in November.

08/12/2014

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California on Friday, March 11, 2011. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Shows Silicon Valley Leading U.S. Economic Recovery

The report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research shows the manufacturing sector in Silicon Valley has been a leading factor for economic growth in the region.

07/23/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

South Bay Labor Leaders Push For Higher Paying Jobs At 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

Labor leaders in the South Bay are pushing for more high-paying jobs at the 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara.

07/14/2014

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Breaks 17,000 For 1st Time Following Strong US Job Gains

The government said early Thursday that U.S. employers added 288,000 workers last month, far more than economists were expecting. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent.

07/03/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits California In Push For Tesla Battery Factory

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held up his own state as a model for responsible energy production and economic growth in California.

06/11/2014

Silicon Valley Location Of IBM In San Jose. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

06/02/2014

A sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Real Estate Expert Says China Cash Is Driving Soaring San Francisco House Prices

More and more, home buyers are bringing a once-rare tactic to the negotiation — all-cash offers. In San Francisco, a lot of those buyers are coming from China.

06/01/2014

Rows of new homes line a street in a housing development on December 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Noted California Economist Expects Economic Boom To Soon Hit East Bay

Chris Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, said businesses will eventually follow, as many people with jobs in San Francisco and Silicon Valley have already moved to the East Bay.

05/29/2014

Firefly Restaurant in San Francisco. (Firefly Restaurant)

Cooks Being Snatched Up In San Francisco’s Booming Restaurant Industry

San Francisco’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in six years, but for those in the restaurant industry, the booming economy is making it hard for some small businesses to fill job openings.

05/28/2014

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