Foreclosed properties in Vallejo are now under target by city officials who claim that some of them have become eyesores in the neighborhood. Officials are now proposing stiff fines for owners who let their properties go.
A report released Thursday claimed it will take another two to three years for the Bay Area to regain all jobs that were lost in the recession. However, the report also suggested that the road to recovery runs right through Silicon Valley.
Several new stores, shops and restaurants have opened in downtown Walnut Creek, attracting bigger crowds to the area.
The recession isn’t the only reason there are fewer jobs out there today; technology is also changing the face of the job market.
It’s the best of times in San Francisco. And, the worst of times, too.
Increasing numbers of Americans are dropping cable and satellite television service, and the weak economy is to blame, according to the Associated Press.
A recent Wall St. selloff has some traders fearing a double-dip recession. That perception may scare off many would-be shoppers, but not those who can afford luxury goods.
In his travels About the Bay, KCBS reporter Mike Sugerman looks at the difficulties facing day laborers, who are struggling to find work in these tough economic times.
Leaders of the East Bay Municipal Utility District are considering a plan to raise water rates over the next two years.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom staged something of a bipartisan summit Thursday in Austin, where a delegation from the Golden State came to see how jobs are being created in the Lone Star State.