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Economy

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

Leading Silicon Valley Economist Predicts Slow Economic Growth In 2013

Santa Clara University Economic Professor Mario Belotti’s annual economic forecast calls for a 2.5 percent growth this year.

02/14/2013

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

Texas Governor Ends California Business Recruiting Trip Empty-Handed

Gov. Rick Perry is wrapping up his high-profile recruiting trip to California without having convinced any businesses to relocate to his state—at least not yet.

02/13/2013

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday. (Getty Images)

Obama Vows Job Creation In State Of Union Speech Embraced By Calif. Delegation

President Barack Obama is urging a divided Congress to boost job creation and strengthen the middle class through a package of government-backed proposals – a move that drew support from members of California’s largely Democratic Congressional delegation.

02/12/2013

An aerial view shows the Silicon Valley location of Intel in Santa Clara. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Jobs, Income, IPOs Up In Silicon Valley; Not For Blacks, Hispanics

A new report says Silicon Valley bounced out of the recession last year, adding jobs, income and initial public offerings.

02/05/2013

Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor

SF Mayor Ed Lee Touts Jobs, Economy In State Of The City Address

Lee said it’s been a successful year for job creation, commercial construction and attracting tech companies to the city.

01/28/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

New Bay Area Congressmen Vow To Tackle Gun Control

The 113th Congress of the United States was sworn in Thursday, including two freshmen Representatives from the Bay Area, who both say they intend to pursue stricter gun control once the debt ceiling debate has been resolved.

01/03/2013

An office worker sit at her desk cubicle, computer, jobs, unemployment, employment

California Jobless Rate Dips Below 10 Percent; 1st Time In 4 Years

The unemployment rate in California dropped below 10 percent in November, while most Bay Area counties saw similar or slightly lowered unemployment figures from October, according to a state employment report released Friday.

12/21/2012

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Child Privacy Rules Slowing App Growth For Developers

The FTC’s chairman, Jon Leibowitz, defended the government’s approach. “When you are talking about children, you have to give the benefit of the doubt to privacy,” he said last week on Capitol Hill.

12/18/2012

U.S. Capitol

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Threatens California’s Recovery, Jobs

Officials are warning that California’s economic recovery could come to a halt if Congress and President Barack Obama are unable to avert the “fiscal cliff.”

12/07/2012

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

President Monitoring Port Strike Costing Los Angeles Economy Billions

The White House and the mayor of Los Angeles are urging a quick end to a strike that’s shut down much of the nation’s busiest port complex for eight days.

12/04/2012

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