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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

Firefly Restaurant in San Francisco. (Firefly Restaurant)

Cooks Being Snatched Up In San Francisco’s Booming Restaurant Industry

San Francisco’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in six years, but for those in the restaurant industry, the booming economy is making it hard for some small businesses to fill job openings.

05/28/2014

Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders watches on from the sidelines during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Allen Reportedly Returning For 3rd Season With Raiders

Despite back-to-back 4-12 seasons and speculation that he could be fired, Dennis Allen will return as the Raiders coach in 2014, reports Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports.

01/08/2014

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About The Bay: A Generation Working Longer Than Any Before

This is hardly a case of “the same old story.” Americans are living longer than ever before, and have to work longer, too. And it’s anything but easy for many of them.

02/25/2013

Jason Tarver seen during his time as a 49ers assistant (Getty Images)

Raiders Hire Stanford’s Tarver To Lead Defense

The Oakland Raiders didn’t look far to find a defensive coordinator, hiring Stanford’s Jason Tarver to take over the same position for the NFL team across San Francisco Bay.

02/06/2012