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California Unemployment Claims Down Due To Fewer Layoffs

California unemployment claims were down in May due to fewer layoffs in the service industry.

05/30/2013

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Pensions ‘Elephant In The Room’ As CoCo County Eyes New Budget

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.

04/24/2013

'Star Wars Galaxies' Will Soon Come To An End

Disney Shutting Down LucasArts, Cutting 150 Jobs

Multiple online outlets are reporting that Disney is shutting down the Bay video game division of LucasFilm and laying off a number of Bay Area employees.

04/03/2013

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Once Red-Hot Silicon Valley Job Market Shows Signs Of Cooling

Silicon Valley’s economic engine may still be humming along, but it does appear to be downshifting into a slightly slower gear.

03/05/2013

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City College Of SF To Lay Off Dozens Of Employees

The City College of San Francisco plans to lay off dozens of employees and reduce salaries as it fights to keep its accreditation and stay open.

12/19/2012

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San Jose’s Police Auditor Blames Officer Cuts For Rising Homicide Rate

The Independent Police Auditor in San Jose said she has little doubt that the city’s rising crime and homicide rate is because of a cut in police staffing.

12/12/2012

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Paypal Laying Off 325 Full-Time Employees

PayPal said it was cutting 325 full-time jobs in a move to streamline the business.

10/29/2012

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Sunnyvale’s AMD To Cut Nearly 1,800 Jobs

Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has said it will cut nearly 1,800 jobs, about 15 percent of its workforce, by the end of the year in order to reduce spending in the face of dwindling sales.

10/18/2012

PayPal

PayPal Reportedly Planning Layoffs

EBay’s PayPal unit is planning layoffs in the coming weeks as it tries to refocus and operate more like an agile startup than a large company, according to people familiar with the matter.

10/15/2012

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Cash-Strapped San Jose School District Shuffling Students, Cutting Teachers

Lower enrollment is forcing a 23-campus San Jose school district to eliminate 18 teaching positions.

10/03/2012

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