San Francisco’s new $7.9 billion budget sets aside funding to hire 300 more police officers and another 120 firefighters over the next two years.
A new study critical of a program to encourage investment that creates jobs in disadvantaged parts of California has found that regions such as San Francisco that are already prospering tend to benefit the most.
Apple expects to expand its Silicon Valley workforce by nearly 50 percent during the next three years, signaling the company’s faith in its ability to keep coming up with hit products like the iPhone and iPad.
The state’s Employment Development Department reported Friday that California’s jobless rate is at its lowest point since November 2008, nearly a year after the recession began.
California’s jobless rate decreased to 9.4 percent in March, continuing a steady decline as the state pulls itself out of recession.
Bay Valley Postal District is searching for 150 temporary mail carriers as a part of their cost-cutting measures.
Unemployment rates in parts of the Bay Area saw increases in January while the statewide rate went unchanged for the month, according to employment data released Friday.
Many executives are calling for more H-1B visas for tech workers and to issue green cards for foreign students who graduate in the U.S.
Silicon Valley’s economic engine may still be humming along, but it does appear to be downshifting into a slightly slower gear.
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.