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The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Bay Area Unemployment Slightly Higher As California Jobless Rate Hits 6-Year Low

The state Employment Development Department said Friday that California gained 24,200 jobs during the month. It’s the lowest rate in six years. The last time the unemployment rate fell below 7.4 percent was in July 2008.

07/18/2014

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San Jose Tech Industry Helps Create New Jobs In Other Industries

While demand for tech jobs in San Jose remain high, Silicon Valley has helped spur the economy by creating new jobs and businesses in other industries.

07/18/2014

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San Jose Consultant Shares Expert Advice For New Small Business Owners

Debbie Lamb of Lamb Consulting believes small businesses must have an online presence, including online advertising.

07/18/2014

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Health Care Expert From San Jose Expects A Continuing Need For Nurses

Rhonda Collins foresees a continued demand for new health care workers, especially nurses.

07/18/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during his last White House news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jay Carney was stepping down from his position as the White House Press Secretary. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Apple, Uber Rumored To Be Interested In Hiring Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

A former White House Press Secretary may be in line for public relations positions at a few of the Bay Area’s big tech companies.

07/15/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

South Bay Labor Leaders Push For Higher Paying Jobs At 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

Labor leaders in the South Bay are pushing for more high-paying jobs at the 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara.

07/14/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

Massive $6.5 Billion Santa Clara Development Approved Near New 49ers Stadium

The Santa Clara city council on Wednesday enthusiastically approved the next steps for a massive development project right next to Levi’s Stadium that could change the face of the city.

07/03/2014

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Breaks 17,000 For 1st Time Following Strong US Job Gains

The government said early Thursday that U.S. employers added 288,000 workers last month, far more than economists were expecting. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent.

07/03/2014

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Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through Recruiting

Silicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.

07/01/2014

State Senator Ted Gaines visits Austin, Texas. (CBS SF)

California State Senator Visits Texas To Recruit Companies For Move West

California State Senator Ted Gaines visited the Austin Monday, hoping to keep California in the running fro a massive Tesla Motors battery plant that could be headed to the Lone Star State.

06/30/2014

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