Emeryville’s Pixar Animation Studios is laying off up to 5% of its employees…
Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs and shutting four Sunnyvale buildings as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.
Spokesman Alfredo Padillo said Thursday that the San Francisco-based bank is cutting jobs in the mortgage department because fewer people than it expected are refinancing their mortgages. The jobs are in locations across the country.
Security guards for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are voicing displeasure over what they have called discrimination against them for trying to unionize.
Wells Fargo is laying off workers from its mortgage unit, the latest sign that the mortgage refinancing boom has cooled.
San Francisco’s Exploratorium is laying off 18 percent of its staff because fewer people than expected are visiting its new waterfront location.
The security solutions provider is cutting roughly 8 percent of its global work force in two phases, with about 1,000 positions going first, this month, and another 700 people receiving pink slips in July, AllThingsD reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources.
Fire Chief William McDonald announced on Thursday that he will leave San Jose after three years of service, amid a contentious relationship with City Hall and layoffs, to become the chief in Las Vegas.
California unemployment claims were down in May due to fewer layoffs in the service industry.
Contra Costa supervisors are expected to adopt a new county budget next month and the county administrator is optimistic about it despite rising-pension costs.