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East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training Grant

The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.

09/21/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

An office worker sit at her desk cubicle, computer, jobs, unemployment, employment

Silicon Valley CEO Questions Strength Of Current Boom

Although Google, Facebook, Zynga and many other tech companies have been on hiring sprees lately, at least one executive has questioned how strong Silicon Valley’s latest boom cycle really is.

09/13/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.

06/27/2012

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Closer Look: ‘Reshoring’ Jobs Back To America

To the more than two million Californians who are out of work, the disappearance of jobs is discouraging. But, for the first time in fourteen years, manufacturing in the United States has added jobs.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011

An assembly line inside a Ford manufacturing plant.

California Manufacturers Ready To Hire, But Are Applicants Ready To Work?

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – One trend keeping unemployment high two years after the official end of the recession is American companies’ willingness to invest in technology and labor saving equipment to avoid the often costly […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/10/2011

Intel

Intel To Invest $8B In Chip-Making Technology, US Manufacturing

Intel Corp. will spend $6 billion to $8 billion on new chip manufacturing technology in its U.S. factories and will build a new development plant in Oregon.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

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