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Marcus Board, a grounds painter at Oakland Unified School District received a top employee of the year award. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Oakland School District Painter Keeps Learning On Track With Over 2,000 Colors; Recognized For Job Well Done

Has anyone ever told you, you are the best at what you do? An Oakland Unified School District employee has received that compliment and was honored from non-teaching positions by the California Department of Education.

07/29/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Female Executive Sued By Ex-Employee For Sexual Harassment

Yahoo and a high-level female executive are being sued by a woman who claims sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

07/14/2014

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Walgreens To Pay $180K To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit Filed By South San Francisco Woman

Drugstore Walgreens has agreed to pay $180,000 to a long-time South San Francisco employee to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday.

07/02/2014

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Former Richmond Police Records Specialist Claims She Was Fired Over Her Religious Views

A records specialist at the Richmond Police Department alleges that some of the department’s top brass discriminated against her due to her religious views and wrongfully terminated her, in part because she allegedly discriminated against a lesbian police volunteer.

06/12/2014

Google published a breakdown of their workforce, showing a lack of diversity in the technology sector. (Source: Google)

Google Workforce Breakdown Shows White Males Dominate In Tech

Google released a breakdown of the demographics of its workforce for the first time Wednesday, showing its employees are predominantly white males.

05/28/2014

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Richmond Sears Employee Pepper-Sprayed In $25K Jewelry Heist

Police in Richmond are attempting to find a man who pepper-sprayed a Sears employee and stole more than $25,000 in jewelry from the store, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.

05/08/2014

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Fast Food Worker Attacked After Suspect Jumps Through Drive-Thru Window In SF’s Bayview

An employee working at a drive-thru window at a fast-food restaurant in San Francisco’s Bayview District was attacked over the weekend, according to police.

04/23/2014

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Quick-Thinking Bank Employee Thwarts Rockridge Robbery Attempt

Two masked men who tried to rob a bank in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood Wednesday morning were foiled by a quick-thinking employee who locked them out, police said.

04/16/2014

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Tips To Get Your Website To The Top Of A Google Search

Increasing the digital presence of your business may be easier than you think. A strong digital presence can increase revenue, even for businesses that rely on walk-in traffic.

04/07/2014

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Schwag: Top 5 Promotional Gift Ideas

If you are trying to get more recognition for your business, promotional items are an effective tool. But all schwag is not created equally.

04/07/2014

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