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SAN RAFAEL, CA - MAY 17:  Real estate agents arrive at a brokers tour showing a house for sale with a list price of $1.3 million May 17, 2007 in San Rafael, California. The San Francisco Bay Area has seen the median price for existing single family homes surge 6.6% to $720,000 while the national median home price dropped 0.9% to $215,300 in March. Marin County led the Bay Area surge with the median home price reaching a record high of $1,010,000, the first county in the state of California to surpass the million dollar mark.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

What Does A Career In Real Estate Involve?

The housing market is crazy here in the Bay Area, so a career in real estate may be a good fit. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger on the new hot job. (3/25/15)

03/25/2015

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Carpenter Fired For Freeing Wild Raccoon At San Francisco Construction Site

A carpenter was let go from his job after saving a wild raccoon at the San Francisco construction site where he worked.

03/09/2015

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Social Worker Jobs Among Nation’s Fastest Growing

Social work is one of the fastest growing industries. But a good education and experience aren’t always enough to break into this field. Jill Schlesinger has more on the personality traits employers look for in social workers.

03/04/2015

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New Yorker Fed Up With Cold Weather Convinces Employer To Let Her Work Remotely From San Francisco

A New Yorker fed up with frigid weather convinced her boss to let her work remotely out of the company’s San Francisco office.

02/25/2015

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San Francisco Museum Employees Protest Use Of Thumbprints To Clock In-And-Out Of Work

San Francisco city employees working at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums rallied at City Hall Tuesday to protest use of their thumbprints in biometric authorization, voicing concerns that a cyber hack could irretrievably comprise their personal information.

02/24/2015

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Should Your Office Have Flu Etiquette? How One Silicon Valley Tech Company Is Keeping Its Workers Healthy

With flu season at epidemic levels in California, many companies are adopting a flu etiquette that includes no shaking hands and having sanitary face masks available.

01/28/2015

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San Francisco Unemployment Hits Record Low Of 3.8 Percent; State Jobless Rate Drops

The Employment Development Department released updated figures Friday showing that unemployment is down statewide and at a record low in the City of San Francisco.

01/23/2015

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Cargo Pilots Say Fatigue Leading To Big Danger Below

Dozens of huge cargo jets fly over Bay Area neighborhoods daily, and the pilots flying them say lack of rest is creating a big danger below.

11/16/2014

A map shows newly-installed steel plates on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge caused speeds to slow significantly. (CBS)

Caltrans Suspends Bay Bridge Construction Project After Metal Plates Cause Commute Chaos

Caltrans officials have decided to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates used to secure the area caused major traffic issues on the span last week.

10/19/2014

Trash near a freeway ramp in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Councilman Suggests Hiring Homeless To Clean Blighted Freeway Ramps

San Jose is trying to figure out who will clean up the trash at a freeway off ramp being called an embarrassment, and the answer may be homeless people.

10/05/2014

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