Layoffs

The Exploratorium at Pier 15 (CBS)

San Francisco Exploratorium Cuts Staff Amid Poor Attendance

San Francisco’s Exploratorium is laying off 18 percent of its staff because fewer people than expected are visiting its new waterfront location.

08/16/2013

symantec

Mountain View-Based Symantec Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

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.

06/14/2013

William McDonald (CBS)

San Jose Fire Chief McDonald Leaving For Las Vegas

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.

06/14/2013

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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

Contra Costa County seal

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

San Francisco City College (CBS)

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

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

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

PayPal

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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