'PowerPlant Park' Could Make Richmond The Cannabis Capital Of Contra Costa CountyThe city of Richmond could see hundreds of new jobs and millions of dollars in additional tax revenue thanks to a recently approved marijuana production complex.
Tri-Valley Area Becoming An Attractive Destination For Tech CompaniesLook out, Silicon Valley. The Tri-Valley is a new tech hot spot, home to over 450 tech companies and backed by $4 billion in investments.
America’s Cup Report Cuts Projected Bay Area Economic Benefits Nearly In HalfA new report has cut the Bay Area's economic benefits from the America's Cup Race this summer in San Francisco from $1.4 billion down to $780 million.
KCBS In Depth: SF Mayor Ed Lee Pledges To Keep Focus On Job CreationHe could perhaps best be described as a career public servant who has held many jobs within the City of San Francisco, as far back as 1989. Now Mayor Ed Lee, he is committing to job creation in the City.
Bay Area Companies Selected For Construction Of SMART SystemThe project is expected to create a thousand local jobs.
California’s New Job Czar Talks About Improving Business In San FranciscoThe talk was jobs at an economic conference hosted by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Wednesday in Mission Bay, where the state's new job czar shared some ideas for making the state friendlier for business.
Silicon Valley Leaders Offer White House Advice On Job CreationEncouraging innovation and job creation were just two of the topics as the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness gathered in Silicon Valley on Tuesday.
Report Claims Cleaner Cars Will Fuel Economic Growth In CaliforniaImproving fuel efficiency in California vehicles by four to six percent could create hundreds of thousands of new jobs in the state, according to a nonprofit policy research organization.
Bay Area’s Most Prominent Mayors Team Up To Lure BusinessDespite recent headlines about Oakland's mayor going after San Francisco tech jobs, the mayors of the Bay Area's three largest cities got together to push for a regional approach to attracting jobs.
Pelosi: Port Investment Will Create Bay Area JobsHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is using a weekend return to San Francisco to call for more investments in the nation's ports and other infrastructure as a way to create jobs.
SoCal Lawmaker Introduces Bills To Localize Rail Project Jobs Legislation has been introduced to ensure that jobs created from California's high-speed rail project will go to local employees.
Silicon Valley Giants To Join Obama Small Business InitiativeThree of the nation’s biggest technology companies are committing hundreds of millions of dollars to an initiative backed by President Barack Obama to encourage job creation and economic growth by supporting small businesses.
Huge New Whole Foods Store Opens In San JoseThe 50,000 square foot Whole Foods store at Blossom Hill and Almaden Expressway is expected to give the city a much needed economic boost.