Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean-energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, barely one-tenth of the promised jobs have been created, and the state has no comprehensive list to show how much work has been done or how much energy has been saved.
Jill Schlesinger has tips on working in the environmental field.
The EPA’s head of water paid a visit to the EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park in the Bayview District and is seeing the potential for green jobs.
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Wednesday that Silicon Valley is a good example of how a clean energy revolution is helping put Americans back to work.
A bi-partisan group that helped defeat Proposition 23 last November is once again coming together to ensure that California’s global warming laws are working.
President Obama plans to visit the Bay Area Thursday to drum up support for his just released budget and to talk about creating green jobs.
Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.
Sen. Barbara Boxer got a lift Monday from fellow Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein—regarded as California’s most popular politician—as Boxer began the final week of a tough campaign to retain the seat she has held for nearly two decades.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- President Obama’s top environmental advisor took a whirlwind tour of Silicon Valley’s solar power companies. The Congresswoman checked out Nanosolar to make sure millions of federal tax dollars are being used […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Two Bay Area job training organizations are getting a financial shot in the arm from Uncle Sam.