A new report has cut the Bay Area’s economic benefits from the America’s Cup Race this summer in San Francisco from $1.4 billion down to $780 million.
He could perhaps best be described as a career public servant who has held many jobs within the City of San Francisco, as far back as 1989. Now Mayor Ed Lee, he is committing to job creation in the City.
The project is expected to create a thousand local jobs.
The talk was jobs at an economic conference hosted by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Wednesday in Mission Bay, where the state’s new job czar shared some ideas for making the state friendlier for business.
Encouraging innovation and job creation were just two of the topics as the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness gathered in Silicon Valley on Tuesday.
Improving fuel efficiency in California vehicles by four to six percent could create hundreds of thousands of new jobs in the state, according to a nonprofit policy research organization.
Despite recent headlines about Oakland’s mayor going after San Francisco tech jobs, the mayors of the Bay Area’s three largest cities got together to push for a regional approach to attracting jobs.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is using a weekend return to San Francisco to call for more investments in the nation’s ports and other infrastructure as a way to create jobs.
Legislation has been introduced to ensure that jobs created from California’s high-speed rail project will go to local employees.
Three of the nation’s biggest technology companies are committing hundreds of millions of dollars to an initiative backed by President Barack Obama to encourage job creation and economic growth by supporting small businesses.