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America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

America’s Cup Report Cuts Projected Bay Area Economic Benefits Nearly In Half

A new report has cut the Bay Area’s economic benefits from the America’s Cup Race this summer in San Francisco from $1.4 billion down to $780 million.

03/12/2013

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Once Red-Hot Silicon Valley Job Market Shows Signs Of Cooling

Silicon Valley’s economic engine may still be humming along, but it does appear to be downshifting into a slightly slower gear.

03/05/2013

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Californians Gloomy Outlook On Economy, Job Market

A new poll shows that most Californians are downright gloomy about the state’s economy and very few voters think the job market will improve this year.

03/01/2013

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The Economy Is Coming Back, So Are Big Corporate Parties

Big parties are making a comeback in San Francisco, as big companies give up on recession chic and pull out the stops to entertain in style.

02/28/2013

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

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