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Coit Tower

Coit Tower Reopens To Public After Six-Month Restoration

Coit Tower, San Francisco’s landmark atop Telegraph Hill, reopened to the public Wednesday after a six-month restoration.

05/14/2014

(CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Long-Term Unemployed Dumbing-Down Resumes To Find Work

While unemployed job seekers in their 20s find if difficult to find work, those in their 50s are finding it nearly impossible. Research by the Federal Reserve in San Francisco finds that older workers, who are in the ranks of the long-term unemployed, have almost no chance of getting hired.

03/03/2014

East Bay Library Program Taps Into Hidden Job Market

At 13 percent, Oakland’s unemployment rate is far above the state and national average but, a series of classes at Oakland and Berkeley’s public libraries is helping those looking for work tap into the hidden job market.

03/06/2013

(CBS)

About The Bay: A Generation Working Longer Than Any Before

This is hardly a case of “the same old story.” Americans are living longer than ever before, and have to work longer, too. And it’s anything but easy for many of them.

02/25/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Company Using Social Gaming To Help Job Seekers

A free educational platform that uses social gaming to teach job seekers the basics of how to use the Internet to land employment will soon be available at libraries in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.

07/05/2012

(Photo by Dave Kennedy/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Helping Battle Unemployment Among National Guard

By some estimates, the unemployment rate of returning National Guard men and women is 5 – 10% higher than the state average. In some units, half of all returning soldiers cannot find work.

04/02/2012

A roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom near Vallejo (sixflags.com)

Hiring Bump At Vallejo’s Six Flags

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo is expected to hire more people this year than last. Hundreds are expected to find work at an upcoming job fair.

02/07/2012

San Francisco Military Job Fair Timed For Fleet Week

Just in time for San Francisco’s Fleet Week celebrations, more than 250 members of the military attended the first ever job fair hosted by the nation’s largest nonprofit organization for veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

10/07/2011

(AP)

About The Bay: The Unemployed In The Bay Area On Labor Day

In his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman looks at the unemployed in the Bay Area on this Labor Day holiday.

09/05/2011

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California Jobless Rate Rises Back Above 12 Percent

The unemployment rate in California is climbing again, hitting 12 percent in July as the state added just 4,500 payroll jobs for the month.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/19/2011

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