Public Relations

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

Chimneys and a real estate for sale sign remain after a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in a San Bruno. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

PG&E Public Relations Response Amid Felony Charges In San Bruno Explosion Is To Cut Out Journalists

While PG&E has been claiming it is being accountable for the San Bruno pipeline accident that killed eight people and resulted in federal felony charges being filed against the corporation Monday, the company’s executives have yet to face the media, instead choosing to distribute “video news releases” of edited sound bites for the media to use, in addition to purchasing television advertising.

04/02/2014

The new sign at the redesignated Pinnacle National Park. (CBS)

National Park Spurs Soledad To Re-brand Itself ‘Gateway To The Pinnacles’

Soledad has hired a San Jose public relations firm to help re-brand the town as the “Gateway to the Pinnacles.”

02/17/2013

CA high speed rail

California High Speed Rail Consultant Fees Questioned

The California High Speed Rail Authority has spent over $12 million in consultant fees since 2009.

12/04/2011

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Facebook-Google Rivalry Intensifies With PR Fiasco

Facebook’s attempt to plant stories harshly criticizing Google’s privacy practices has backfired.

CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

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