Stories about Jobs

‘American Factory’ a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese

Obamas project for Netflix yields an eye-opening doc that shows how one innovative solution to a factory closing went awry.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

A tale of 10,000 Maniacs

The folk-rock favorites return, with more jamming and their signature dreamy (and wide-ranging) sound.

Mayor Lee’s ‘jobs agenda’ made life worse for many San Franciscans

New study shows that attracting high-skilled tech jobs to cities in the name of creating jobs has a net negative impact on the working-class population.

China trade war not going well for Trump

Examining the real reasons behind this misguided US policy.

‘Art of Peace’ transforms guns into beauty

YBCA exhibit displays power of gun buyback and education programs of United Playaz and Robby Poblete Foundation.

At Creativity Explored, Isaac Haney-Owens curates a vibrant ‘Cityscape’

From a replica of a newsstand to his own painted reproductions of iconic signs, the artist presents a vision of San Francisco.

New measure would link jobs and housing in SF

No more office space until there are affordable places for the new workers to live -- that's the goal of a March 2020 ballot initiative.

Responding to the ICE raids

Trump is trying to create terror -- but the Bay Area is prepared to fight back. Here are the key resources.

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.