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  • L.A. small-business owners weigh both sides of a wage hike

    L.A. small-business owners weigh both sides of a wage hike
    Some weeks, Gaston Letelier forgoes his own pay so he can afford to keep running his Meltdown Comics & Collectibles store in Hollywood. Before the economy crashed, he paid for his employees' health insurance. But the downturn forced customers to save...
  • Instead of prohibiting bad reviews, firms should improve service

    Instead of prohibiting bad reviews, firms should improve service
    Nobody likes to be criticized — especially online, where negative opinions can proliferate like cockroaches. Some companies are trying to head off bad comments and reviews. They're placing provisions in their contracts that impose hefty...
  • Vassar Street traffic signal -- too slow? Should it go?

    Vassar Street traffic signal -- too slow? Should it go?
    What is it about that traffic signal at Vassar Street? Anyone who has driven to the intersection of Smith Street and Edgewater Drive, stopped at the signal there, and then turned right onto Edgewater .... is likely to have immediately hit a backup of...
  • Treasury takes steps to discourage offshore tax-shifting inversions

    Treasury takes steps to discourage offshore tax-shifting inversions
    The Obama administration on Monday announced long-awaited executive actions to try to discourage companies from reincorporating abroad to reduce their U.S. taxes. The steps -- technical revisions to the tax code -- will "meaningfully reduce the economic...
  • FAU to open new start-up business center Friday

    FAU to open new start-up business center Friday
    Tech Runway, billed as a new model for entrepreneurship in South Florida, will open Friday with five tenants at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The first tenants are a company that simplifies shopping and shipping outside the country, a...
  • Naval Research chief: Cyber security workforce is in Hampton Roads

    Naval Research chief: Cyber security workforce is in Hampton Roads
    The Department of Defense has had a "cyber awakening," according to Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, chief of Naval Research. The keynote speaker at the Hampton Roads Cyber Security Conference said military officials want to expand the manpower defending the...
  • Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause

    Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause
    The old phrase is that anyone who wants to have a great night on the town can “paint the town red.” Carol Wick, though, has a different color - and general concept - in mind. What she's hoping is that she can convince the entire community,...
  • Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds

    Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds
    Businesses in Southern California are increasingly optimistic, with most expecting better revenue this year and even higher sales in 2015, according to a new report. The vast majority expect to maintain or boost their investments in leases, contracts...
  • Restaurants wanted for upcoming Taste of South Lake event

    Restaurants wanted for upcoming Taste of South Lake event
    It’s almost time for the Taste. The South Lake Chamber of Commerce is now booking restaurants and businesses interested in being a part of the 4th Annual Taste of South Lake and Business Expo, which will be held on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5–...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...
  • Clients come first in beauty business

    Clients come first in beauty business
    Jen Z's Beauty Services in Highland Park will mark its seventh anniversary with an in-store celebration on Oct. 7. "Jen Z" (Jennifer Zanotti Ori), 32, has been a make-up artist and esthetician for 13 years. After working as a manager for a large...