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.
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.
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 survey by CareerBuilder put San Jose at the top of the list of metro areas with the most job growth from 2010 to 2012.
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.
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.
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.
A new study has found that green tech jobs grew three times faster than total employment in the state of California.
The sour economy has slowed job growth in the health sector.
Parts of the Silicon Valley job market have started to show signs of life despite a stagnant unemployment rate.