What: Good Food Jobs Fair
When: September 13th, 8am-12pm and 4pm-7pm
Where: Food Craft Institute, Jack London Square, 65 Webster St, Oakland.
The rundown: Feel like you have the passion and drive to make a difference in the world of food? Then print up a crisp new resume and bring it to t ... More >>
Today is the last day of school for San Francisco's minors. Time to let loose and welcome the summer and maybe, if you're old enough, earn some extra cash. In fact, your chances of scoring a summer job are higher than ever thanks to the new Summer Jobs Plus initiative, which seeks to connect th ... More >>
â€‹This being election season means it's also jobs season. Jobs are on the lips of every politician worth his or her soft money -- from Barack Obama's jobs plan to Mayor Ed Lee's own Wilsonesque 17-point jobs plan (in some ways eerily similar to the 17-point jobs plan offered in June by mayoral oppo ... More >>
Ellen Burleighâ€‹Anyone who was in Northern California during the late 1970s remembers the paralyzing fear many had when the notorious I-5 strangler was on the loose. The serial killer was known for kidnapping, raping, and murdering women. One of his many victims was 21-year-old Ellen Burleigh, whos ... More >>
striatic/Flickr"Did I really just post that?"If Anthony Weiner's sordid debacle taught us anything, it's that your social networking can have serious consequences on your real life. It's not hard to think of friends who have revealed a bit too much on Facebook. Speaking from experience, we ca ... More >>
After five glorious years as our chief theater critic, Chloe Veltman is moving on to a bigger stage. She's now writing a weekly arts column for the new Bay Area section of the New York Times. (Her column debuted yesterday.) We're sad to see her go, but happy to see such a prestigious publication rec ... More >>
We've written in the last week about two different convoluted lotto scams going down on the San Francisco streets. Well, they also come by phone, in a variation on the Nigerian scam.A victim in Visitacion Valley was contacted on her landline and told she'd just won the lottery. The only thing betwee ... More >>
The much-loved Web site is taking millions from Bay Area newspapers and causing layoffs that adversely affect coverage. And its founder's well-intentioned support of citizen journalism has a slim chance of fixing the problem.
San Francisco is spending $5 million on a flag-waving, candy-bar-giving, feel-good course called Express to Success, hoping it will move welfare recipients into jobs. But no one is measuring the success -- or failure -- of the program itself.