Job growth

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

New Report Shows Oakland Employment On The Upswing

The average unemployment rate in Oakland dropped to 9.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014 compared with 11.4 percent in the third quarter of 2013.


A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California on Friday, March 11, 2011. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Shows Silicon Valley Leading U.S. Economic Recovery

The report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research shows the manufacturing sector in Silicon Valley has been a leading factor for economic growth in the region.


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.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose Tops List For Most Job Growth

The survey by CareerBuilder put San Jose at the top of the list of metro areas with the most job growth from 2010 to 2012.


A sign is posted in front of the construction site for the Channel Mission Bay housing development on March 23, 2012 in San Francisco. After years of being dormant, new apartment construction in the city of San Francisco is set to take off as the city's technology sector continues to grow. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Sees Growth In Internet, Biotech Jobs

While much of the state and the country grapples with joblessness, San Francisco is seeing growth in Internet and biotech jobs, according to new data released by San Francisco County Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting.



Silicon Valley Gaining Back Jobs Lost In Recession

A report released Thursday claimed it will take another two to three years for the Bay Area to regain all jobs that were lost in the recession. However, the report also suggested that the road to recovery runs right through Silicon Valley.



San Jose Job Growth Outpacing San Francisco

A study by the University of Pacific Business Forecasting Center shows that non-farm payroll is expected to increase by 1.5 percent this year in San Jose.


Solar Panels (AP)

Study Finds Bay Area Green Jobs Growing At Rapid Rate

A new study has found that green tech jobs grew three times faster than total employment in the state of California.



Job Growth Slowing For California Nurses

The sour economy has slowed job growth in the health sector.


Unemployment, job cuts, layoffs

Some Silicon Valley Sectors See Job Growth Despite Stalled Unemployment

Parts of the Silicon Valley job market have started to show signs of life despite a stagnant unemployment rate.