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Award-Winning San Francisco Teacher Inspires Kids To Full Potential

Jessica Uy, a Stanford University graduate and award-winning high school teacher at Fremont High School in Sunnyvale, shares advice to people interested in becoming an educator.

07/28/2014

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San Francisco VP Focuses On Four Areas For Career Advancement

Yo Delmar, vice president of GRC Solutions at Silicon Valley-based MetricStream, shares four core areas for a successful career in technology.

07/28/2014

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SF-Based Charles Schwab To Create 1,200 Jobs In Texas After Getting Incentive Package

Gov. Rick Perry announced Thursday that the financial services company’s Austin expansion will create 823 jobs and should generate $210 million in capital investment over the next decade.

07/24/2014

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Obama Signs Order To Protect Gay, Transgender Workers

President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”

07/21/2014

The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Bay Area Unemployment Slightly Higher As California Jobless Rate Hits 6-Year Low

The state Employment Development Department said Friday that California gained 24,200 jobs during the month. It’s the lowest rate in six years. The last time the unemployment rate fell below 7.4 percent was in July 2008.

07/18/2014

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San Jose Tech Industry Helps Create New Jobs In Other Industries

While demand for tech jobs in San Jose remain high, Silicon Valley has helped spur the economy by creating new jobs and businesses in other industries.

07/18/2014

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San Jose Consultant Shares Expert Advice For New Small Business Owners

Debbie Lamb of Lamb Consulting believes small businesses must have an online presence, including online advertising.

07/18/2014

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California State Senator Visits Texas To Recruit Companies For Move West

California State Senator Ted Gaines visited the Austin Monday, hoping to keep California in the running fro a massive Tesla Motors battery plant that could be headed to the Lone Star State.

06/30/2014

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State Board Awards $29 Million In Tax Credits To Keep Jobs In California

A newly created state board awarded nearly $29 million in income tax credits on Thursday for companies that have agreed to expand and retain jobs in California.

06/19/2014

Google's Android And Chrome Chief Sundar Pichai Holds News Event

Massages, Nap Pods, Dance Classes Among Sweet Perks For Silicon Valley Interns

Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world are assigned big-time responsibility at firms such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter.

06/08/2014

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