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The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

May 28, 2014 | 3:12 pm

The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

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Driven by salaries in the tech sector, pay in the South Bay is 54 percent higher than the U.S. average.

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California’s Monterey Shale: Bonanza or Bust? Nobody Really Knows

May 22, 2014 | 8:49 am

California’s Monterey Shale: Bonanza or Bust? Nobody Really Knows

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There’s more than meets the eye to the reported reassessment of the state’s next big oil play. …read more

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Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

May 21, 2014 | 2:30 pm

Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

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Moody’s Investors Service says even in agricultural counties the financial impact is limited so far.

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Medi-Cal Gets Spending Boost in Governor’s Revised Budget

May 14, 2014 | 7:00 am

Medi-Cal Gets Spending Boost in Governor’s Revised Budget

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Revised budget increases spending by $2 billion but governor is resisting calls to fully restore cuts.

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‘Underwater’ Homes: A Crisis Persists in Bay Area, Nationwide

May 8, 2014 | 11:18 am

‘Underwater’ Homes: A Crisis Persists in Bay Area, Nationwide

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Study from UC Berkeley think tank says local governments need to take action if lenders won’t help.

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SF City Attorney Sues Two Landlords Over Short-Term Rentals

April 24, 2014 | 1:28 pm

SF City Attorney Sues Two Landlords Over Short-Term Rentals

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Suit says conversion of residential units to tourist hotels significantly contributes to housing crisis.

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Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

April 24, 2014 | 11:29 am

Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

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In the proposal, East Bay cities would join together to gradually increase minimum wage to $12.25.

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Economic Recovery Continues as State Added Jobs Last Month

April 18, 2014 | 10:38 am

Economic Recovery Continues as State Added Jobs Last Month

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The unemployment rate in California is down nearly 12 percent from what it was in March last year.

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SF Supervisor’s Airbnb Proposal Would Legalize Some Short-Term Rentals

April 16, 2014 | 10:01 am

SF Supervisor’s Airbnb Proposal Would Legalize Some Short-Term Rentals

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Chiu’s legislation would impose stiff requirements and not override restrictions in lease agreements.

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Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

April 15, 2014 | 1:22 pm

Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

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The companies had been operating conditionally while their applications were being reviewed by the CPUC.

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