East Bay Apprenticeship Program Turns 90% Of Enrolled Gang Members Into Employed Ex-Gang MembersA program in Richmond and Oakland worked so well, people in Union City called to ask for the same treatment.
Biden Praises PG&E Job Training Program During Oakland AppearanceVice President Joe Biden praised PG&E Friday for their work creating job training programs.
Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training ProgramsMore than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In RichmondRichmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It's a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that's turned into a Bay Area success story.
SF Department Of Environment Trains Hard-to-Hire Workers For Green JobsSan Francisco is hiring for 6 'green' jobs this summer as part of a program called Environment Now.
ConsumerWatch: San Mateo Solar Firm Looking To Hire HundredsA Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter. SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company
East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training GrantThe nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.
KCBS Cover Story: Program Offers Career Path For SF's Housing Authority ResidentsThe Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Housing Authority are teaming up to offer on-the-job training for some residents of public housing. The goal of the pre-apprentice program underway at Potrero Terrace is to offer a pathway for the resident participants - think of it as their chance to make some money and a difference.
Hunters Point Developer Contributes Millions For Job Training, Affordable HousingThe contribution marks the first installment of $37.5 million dedicated for those purposes, and Mayor Ed Lee, who spoke at a ceremony at City Hall Thursday morning celebrating the donation, said he intends to ensure that promise is met.
Bay Area Community Colleges Would Benefit From Obama Training Partnership PlanThe president’s $8 billion plan would link community college students with local businesses, a plan that was based in part on research done by a working group that included Foothill College President Judy Miner.
Resume Writing, Barista Training Proposed For San Mateo County InmatesChanges designed to prepare inmates for jobs in the real world are coming to the San Mateo County Jail.
Several Bay Area Businesses Awarded Millions To Retrain The UnemployedCalifornia awarded contracts Friday to 24 businesses across the state willing to offer on the job skills upgrades to new hires.
American Legion Leader Claims San Francisco Unfriendly To VetsA top American Legion official has accused the San Francisco Board of Trustees of being "veteran unfriendly" for rejecting a proposed veterans job center.
Treasure Island Youth Jobs Program Lauded For Its SuccessTraining 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.
Community Colleges Gain RecognitionLeaders of Bay Area community colleges said it is about time that the White House recognizes the growing importance of the schools.