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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

State Senator Ted Gaines visits Austin, Texas. (CBS SF)

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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LinkedIn Finds Bay Area Is 8th Most Common Landing Spot For New Grads

Networking giant LinkedIn has charted the movements of recent college grads and found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the Bay Area is among the most popular landing spot for job-seekers and new hires.

06/05/2014

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Amazon To Operate Distribution Center Out Of Newark Warehouse, Bringing 400 Jobs

Amazon is bringing hundreds of jobs to the Bay Area.

05/14/2014

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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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