But in Richmond, which experienced a high foreclosure rate and a high unemployment rate during the Great Recession, recovery, even seven years later, remains slow.
It is just shortly after noon on a Saturday, and the sun stands high over the historic Atchison Village in Richmond. Not a single cloud is in the sky. In its northwestern corner, a small...
At 19 years old, Lela Turner found herself homeless, jobless and struggling. Two years earlier, the San Leandro High School graduate had tried working part-time at McDonald’s and attending Chabot Community College in Hayward. But...
Underdog candidate Harry Singh hopes to bring fresh ideas to city government.
She is strong, ambitious and looking to join the workforce.
Congress adjourned without funding a jobs program that paid $5 million in wages countywide.
With the city's unemployment rate hovering around 18 percent, one thing is clear—Richmond residents need jobs. RichmondWORKS, an employment and training center, offers clients classes, guidance and hope for a new paycheck.
Most Latino attendees during the last Richmond Council meeting were there to show support to the Point Molate project. They hope the building of the casino resort will bring them jobs.