Pittsburg is an industrial city in eastern Contra Costa County, California in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay
Area. The city has an extensive history of coal mining and industrial development since the late 1800s, with USS-POSCO
Industries (a joint venture between US Steel and POSCO of South Korea) and Dow Chemical Company maintaining substantial
plants in Pittsburg. Ramar International manufactures Magnolia Dairy Ice Cream, a Philippine specialty
brand, in Pittsburg.
Primary employers in Pittsburg include USS Posco Industries, Los Medranos College and the Dow Chemical Company.