SF improves infrastructure with bonds

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today announced a package of nearly $325 million in money from bonds approved by city voters thatwill help the city continue to improve…

Givebacks to the community

Many non-profit organizations in the Bay Area begin accepting donations during this holiday seasons…

Holiday gifts shopping tips

Flat, hard packages will be welcome this year. Tablet computers are extremely popular, and electronic reading devices such as the Kindle have come down in price…

San Francisco’s lowest hourly pay increases to $10.24

San Francisco, CA-Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that the City’s minimum wage will be adjusted to $10.24 per hour from $9.92 per hour, reflecting a change of 3.2 percent, effective January 1, 2012…

Ski trip savings

Skiing and snowboarding becomes more popular every year. To save money, Consumer Action has tips…

Unemployment rate falls to lowest since March 2009

Unemployment rate down to 8.6 percent in November, the lowest in two and a half years…

Economy improving but job growth still weak

The U.S. economy is picking up. If only job growth would follow…

Asia pilot gap grows as airlines order new jets

Fast-growing Asian and Middle Eastern airlines that have signed orders for hundreds of new airplanes now must find enough pilots to fly them…

Justin Lin demystifying China’s economy

Justin Lin, chief economist and senior vice president at the World Bank, is very optimistic about China’s future….

Chinese solar companies reject US trade complaint

A group of China’s biggest solar energy companies on Tuesday rejected a US trade complaint…