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Bay Area Teams Shut Out From ESPN’s ‘Highest Paid Athlete’ List

ESPN the Magazine’s list of the 25 best-paid athletes in sports lists no Barry Zito, Barry Bonds or even a Buster Posey. As in previous years, many of the highly-compensated don’t even play one of the four major American sports. Eight of the top 25 income earners come from the worlds of boxing, soccer or Formula One.

04/16/2014

Food Generic (CBS)

Narsai David: Is San Francisco Too Expensive For Cooks?

Many are having to move to other rising culinary markets to work on their craft, due to the high cost-of-living and low pay here in the Bay Area.

12/26/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Hundreds Of San Francisco City Workers Make More Than Governor

More than 500 San Francisco city workers made more than Governor Jerry Brown last year and almost 200 of them made in excess of $200,000.

02/20/2013

Educators seen forming a picket line at CSU East Bay during a November 2011 strike. . (CBS)

Faculty Association Authorizes Strike Vote For CSU

For the second time in four months, California State University faculty are being asked to vote on a possible statewide strike.

02/22/2012

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. headquarters in Cupertino. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Product Manufacturer Agrees to Raise Wages

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group says it has raised wages by up to 25 percent for its Chinese workers who assemble electronic gadgets for Apple Inc. and other global brands.

02/20/2012

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Phil Matier: Bill To Cap Cal State University Salaries Taps Popular Anger

A state senator has proposed capping the pay of California State University campus presidents and holding their salary negotiations in public.

01/05/2012

San Francisco Muni Metro light rail train car at Folsom Street station (AP)

San Francisco Muni, Drivers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Muni operators will be voting next week on a tentative agreement that is expected to save the financially-strapped agency millions annually.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/31/2011

San Francisco Muni

SF Muni Union Defends Right To Strike If Necessary

Leaders of San Francisco Muni’s transit operators’ union on Tuesday defended their right to strike if labor negotiations break down with the agency.

KPIX 5–04/19/2011

Muni Bus

San Francisco Muni Drivers Threatening Illegal Strike

The union representing San Francisco’s bus drivers and train operators is threatening to strike, even though their existing contract prohibits it.

KPIX 5–04/18/2011

California Controller Wants Increased Transparency After Bell Scandal

More than a dozen state agencies paid some of their top executives more than $300,000 in 2009. That information comes as part of an ambitious effort by the state controller to make government employee compensation public after last year’s scandal in Bell.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2011

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