A program in Richmond and Oakland worked so well, people in Union City called to ask for the same treatment.
Vice President Joe Biden praised PG&E Friday for their work creating job training programs.
More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It’s a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that’s turned into a Bay Area success story.
San Francisco is hiring for 6 ‘green’ jobs this summer as part of a program called Environment Now.
A Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter.
SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company
The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.
The Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Housing Authority are teaming up to offer on-the-job training for some residents of public housing. The goal of the pre-apprentice program underway at Potrero Terrace is to offer a pathway for the resident participants – think of it as their chance to make some money and a difference.
The contribution marks the first installment of $37.5 million dedicated for those purposes, and Mayor Ed Lee, who spoke at a ceremony at City Hall Thursday morning celebrating the donation, said he intends to ensure that promise is met.
The president’s $8 billion plan would link community college students with local businesses, a plan that was based in part on research done by a working group that included Foothill College President Judy Miner.