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Hardly a Tsunami

Here in the San Francisco Bay Area we get tsunamis all the time… fog tsunamis… With all the news about the economy doing so well you’d expect a wave of new employment, but not so fast. June 2018 employment stats … Continue reading

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A ray of sunshine

It’s been a real San Francisco summer. That means fog and overcast… almost ten days in a row finally broken by a little warmth and sunlight in my little neighborhood. The San Francisco Bay Area employment picture has also been … Continue reading

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Employment Oops

Trends suggest employment usually picks up in the spring-summer-fall triangle. We’re back to a typical foggy San Francisco summer this year. The employment data is in a fog, too. See June 2017 employment trends here.

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Danger!

No laser involved (see picture below)… just plain old employment data for the San Francisco Bay Area. The danger: Total current Bay Area employment is 70,400 below the recent peak figure of 4,036,900. Oh my! Lions and tigers and bears. … Continue reading

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A Gray Day… in California

Where’s the Sunshine? Well, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)… “Total nonfarm payroll employment (U.S.) increased by 235,000 in February (2017), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics … Continue reading

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Vintage Data

San Francisco Bay Area employment data for August 2016 is summarized here. It was vintage “high-tech rules” in August with Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco Counties showing employment gains along with a seasonal/harvest-time boost for Napa while the … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Early Bird

Sunrise? Are you kidding me? Sunrise and night owl do not compute. I have about 1000 sunset shots for every sunrise shot in my portfolio. So, there was this one day in 2013 that I woke up early and saw … Continue reading

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