Recession

CalPERS

CalPERS Reports Dismal 1 Percent Return

The nation’s largest public pension fund reported a dismal 1 percent return on its investments, a figure far short of projections that will likely add pressure on California’s state and local governments to contribute more.

07/16/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Tracks Foreclosure’s Overlooked Impact On California Children

California is one of 10 states where home foreclosures have hit children harder than elsewhere in the nation, according to a study that documents the far reaching impact of the foreclosure crisis on the young.

04/26/2012

downtown San Jose skyline

Economic Report: Bay Area Economy Rebounds From Recession

The 2012 Economic Profile shows that the region has rebounded from the recession very well but still has some areas which it could improve upon.

03/18/2012

City Of Vallejo

Vallejo May Implement Fees For Blighted Foreclosure Cleanup

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.

03/13/2012

(CBS)

Silicon Valley Gaining Back Jobs Lost In Recession

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.

01/26/2012

(CBS)

Downtown Walnut Creek Experiencing Economic Boom

Several new stores, shops and restaurants have opened in downtown Walnut Creek, attracting bigger crowds to the area.

12/20/2011

technology, generic

About The Bay: Technology May Actually Decrease Available Jobs

The recession isn’t the only reason there are fewer jobs out there today; technology is also changing the face of the job market.

09/19/2011

About The Bay: SF Economy Going In Dueling Directions

It’s the best of times in San Francisco. And, the worst of times, too.

09/12/2011

A general view of the HDTV monitors at the Haier booth at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 7, 2010 in Las Vegas. (David Becker/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: More Americans Ditching Cable, Satellite TV

Increasing numbers of Americans are dropping cable and satellite television service, and the weak economy is to blame, according to the Associated Press.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011

(CBS)

Sales Of High-End Goods Soar Amid Economic Uncertainty

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

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