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California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

California state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a “job killer”.

06/02/2015

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Lab Director Advises Healthcare Students To Keep Options Open

Take advantage of the opportunities available to you by volunteering and attending seminars and conferences where you not only will learn about new advances in your field but also have the opportunity to meet people.

06/01/2015

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San Francisco VP Advises Business Students To Set The Bar High

Uris Dacosta is the VP of Design for Bay Area-based PayPal, one of the world’s largest online payments systems.

06/01/2015

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Silicon Valley Exodus Is Real, Even Techies Can’t Afford The Bay Area Anymore

After years of techies and start ups flocking to Silicon Valley, now they are flocking away, for better pay and more affordable places to live.

05/26/2015

State Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Oakland). (photo courtesy sd09.senate.ca.gov)

East Bay Politician Opposed To Richmond Jail Expansion; Would Rather Spend On Job Training

State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Oakland, believes the money for a planned expansion of a Richmond jail should be used for more job training programs that would reduce incarcerations.

05/26/2015

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

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Dean Advises Education, Psychology Students To Find Mentors

There are as many reasons San Francisco students might want to become a psychologist, as there are different careers one can enter.

05/25/2015

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CEO Encourages Information Security Students To Pursue An Internship In The Field

Rehan Jalil is the president of and CEO of Bay Area cloud access security broker and cloud apps security provider Elastica.

05/25/2015

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Director Of Adoption Agency Advises Sociology Students To Get Experience

From community and service professions to business management and education, a degree in sociology can be quite practical for a number of careers.

05/25/2015

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Leading CMO Encourages Students To Operate Outside Comfort Zone

Letha McLaren is the CMO of Icontrol, the most widely-distributed connected home platform in the industry.

05/25/2015

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