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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

(AP)

Resume Writing, Barista Training Proposed For San Mateo County Inmates

Changes designed to prepare inmates for jobs in the real world are coming to the San Mateo County Jail.

10/12/2011

(AP)

Several Bay Area Businesses Awarded Millions To Retrain The Unemployed

California awarded contracts Friday to 24 businesses across the state willing to offer on the job skills upgrades to new hires.

09/23/2011

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American Legion Leader Claims San Francisco Unfriendly To Vets

A top American Legion official has accused the San Francisco Board of Trustees of being “veteran unfriendly” for rejecting a proposed veterans job center.

CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

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Treasure Island Youth Jobs Program Lauded For Its Success

Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.

02/04/2011

Community Colleges Gain Recognition

Community Colleges Gain Recognition

Leaders of Bay Area community colleges said it is about time that the White House recognizes the growing importance of the schools.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/06/2010

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