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.
Dozens of homeless families have been forced to bide their time on a waiting list at a peninsula shelter that’s seen unprecedented demand for services because of layoffs and foreclosures.
California’s Employment Development Department paid a record amount in unemployment benefits last year, as the Golden State’s high unemployment rate drove 1.7 million Californians to seek jobless benefits.
Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.
Monday, the National Arts Index was out, offering the first comprehensive look at how the arts fared during the recession thus far.
Hewlett-Packard Co.’s results showed Monday how lopsided the recovery in technology spending has been.
Mortgage default notices in California have edged up from last quarter for the first time since early last year but remain below their year-ago numbers.
Republican Senate challenger Carly Fiorina points to California’s 12.4 percent unemployment rate to make the case that the federal $814 billion economic stimulus package was a failure.