Job training

Men participate in the apprenticeship program through the Cypress Mandela Training Center. (CBS)

East Bay Apprenticeship Program Turns 90% Of Enrolled Gang Members Into Employed Ex-Gang Members

A program in Richmond and Oakland worked so well, people in Union City called to ask for the same treatment.

05/25/2015

Photo Credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

Biden Praises PG&E Job Training Program During Oakland Appearance

Vice President Joe Biden praised PG&E Friday for their work creating job training programs.

04/10/2015

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Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On 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.

09/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

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.

08/20/2014

Camea Davis

SF Department Of Environment Trains Hard-to-Hire Workers For Green Jobs

San Francisco is hiring for 6 ‘green’ jobs this summer as part of a program called Environment Now.

06/08/2014

Workers with SolarCity install solar panels on the roof of a home. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: San Mateo Solar Firm Looking To Hire Hundreds

A Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter.

SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company

02/20/2013

(CBS)

East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training Grant

The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.

09/21/2012

(CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Program Offers Career Path For SF’s Housing Authority Residents

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.

07/13/2012

Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco. (US Navy)

Hunters Point Developer Contributes Millions For Job Training, Affordable Housing

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.

05/04/2012

San Francisco City College (CBS)

Bay Area Community Colleges Would Benefit From Obama Training Partnership Plan

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.

02/13/2012

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