Job Creation

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

America’s Cup Report Cuts Projected Bay Area Economic Benefits Nearly In Half

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.


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor David Chiu (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: SF Mayor Ed Lee Pledges To Keep Focus On Job Creation

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 SMART Train would provide service between Larkspur and Cloverdale. (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit)

Bay Area Companies Selected For Construction Of SMART System

The project is expected to create a thousand local jobs.



California’s New Job Czar Talks About Improving Business In San Francisco

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.


(left to right) Steve Case, Chairmain of Revolution LLC and co-founder of America Online; Aneesh Chopra, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, White House; Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook.

Silicon Valley Leaders Offer White House Advice On Job Creation

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.


(Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Report Claims Cleaner Cars Will Fuel Economic Growth In California

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.


Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed

Bay Area’s Most Prominent Mayors Team Up To Lure Business

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.


Port Of Oakland

Pelosi: Port Investment Will Create Bay Area 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.

CBS San Francisco–03/05/2011

SoCal Lawmaker Introduces Bills To Localize Rail Project Jobs

Legislation has been introduced to ensure that jobs created from California’s high-speed rail project will go to local employees.



Silicon Valley Giants To Join Obama Small Business Initiative

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.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011