SAN FRANCISCO -- Looking for a career change, Ken Shimizu decided he wanted to be a software developer, but he didn't want to go back to college to study computer science.
Instead, he quit his job and spent his savings to enroll at Dev Bootcamp, a new San Francisco school that teaches students how to write... Read More »
When it comes to erotic images online, Gared Hansen's photographs of nude women portraying mermaids, vampires, nymphs and other mythical creatures might seem tame. But his hobby isn't one that his bosses at the San Francisco Police Department approve of, resulting in Hansen being suspended twice in the... Read More »
By Colleen Taylor
The visual evidence of boom times returning to San Francisco is all around the city: Apartments are nearly impossible to find, rents and home prices are shooting up, fancy new restaurants are popping up daily, and the transit system is packed.
Now, actual data is backing it up. Read More »
"Supply Of College Graduates Outstripped By Workforce Demand," reads a headline of the satirical newspaper The Onion. But for cities in the tech game, the joke isn't funny. Most cities today realize that tech is the future. So they're desperately trying to bring young, bright tech minds to town, and dreaming up... Read More »
By Dan Levine
SAN FRANCISCO -- A U.S. judge on Friday said he was "seriously concerned" about whether women led by a Pittsburgh resident who are suing Walmart Stores had enough evidence to move forward with their refiled gender discrimination lawsuit.
Plaintiffs alleging the world's largest retailer denied... Read More »
Men have always had the rap of being messier and dirtier than women. And according to new research, such a difference between them may not be confined to the home but shows up at the office too. Read More »
Holli Thomas had a simple request. She wanted to know if the Bettie Page store where she worked in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood could close an hour earlier than its normal 8 p.m. closing time. Thomas and other workers at the vintage clothing store -- named after the iconic 1950s pinup model --... Read More »
Lots of workers pour their hearts and souls into their work, but it's the rare employee who actually surrenders an organ to save a boss's life. But that's exactly what Debbie Stevens (pictured at left) did last year, and now the onetime secretary is challenging her former employer for firing her shortly after... Read More »
Members of the Sikh community in the San Francisco Bay area have told U.S. law enforcement officials that they face severe workplace discrimination and hate, and want the federal government to be more vigilant in pursuing such crimes.
Hundreds of Sikhs from the region met Sunday with U.S. Attorney Melinda... Read More »
A painful truth of the current employment situation in the U.S. is that they are plenty of jobs out there going unfilled because employers can't find workers with the right skills.
That's particularly true in manufacturing. Companies across the nation are looking to fill about 600,000 manufacturing jobs,... Read More »
By Alexei Oreskovic and Edwin Chan
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chairman Roy Bostock fired CEO Carol Bartz over the phone on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous tenure marked by stagnation and a rift with Chinese partner Alibaba.
Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse will step in as interim CEO, and the company will search... Read More »
Don't tell the kids in San Francisco, but at least one Santa won't be making the rounds this year -- and it isn't their fault.
Rather, it seems, it was just "time" for John Toomey, the Macy's Santa Claus who rose to fame last year after being fired from his Union Square store gig for telling an oft-told,... Read More »
San Francisco is the 4th largest city in California, and the 12th largest in the US. The city by the bay is home to some of the nations' top technology companies, a strong financial district, and major health care companies. Read More »