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  • Photo series focuses on local businesses

    Photo series focuses on local businesses
    Some subjects in Jen Serena's latest photography project took some extra convincing. The Burbank small business owners just couldn't believe they were being offered free photography. Others said "yes" perhaps a little too quickly. "I didn't even...
  • Source to Sea Clean-Up nets piles of trash

    For 18 years, the non-profit Connecticut River Watershed Council has sponsored an annual fall Source to Sea Clean-Up Day, which focuses on cleaning up the rivers, streams, and watershed areas of the Connecticut River. On Saturday, Sept. 27, local...
  • Commentary: Balboa Peninsula parking permits protect the residents

    The Newport Beach City Council has an opportunity to improve parking in the area west of the Balboa Fun Zone by granting final approval to the resident parking permit program currently under consideration. The program was initiated by residents nearly...
  • Netflix Orders King Kong Movie, Animated Series from Avi Arad

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix has set a 2016 debut for "Kong - King of the Apes," an original animated TV series and feature-length film for kids from executive producer Avi Arad. The SVOD leader has ordered a movie and 12 half-hour episodes from...
  • The reverse Robin Hood [Commentary]

    The reverse Robin Hood [Commentary]
    The Federal Reserve, the nation's central bank, was established by Congress to regulate the money supply — that is, the value of the dollar, credit and interest rates. And for years now, it has undertaken extraordinary and unprecedented actions to...
  • Flagler businesses say street beautification driving customers away

    A city program to make roads more attractive and more accessible for walkers and bicyclists has left some business owners saying, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Thirteen dentists, doctors, beauty salon owners and others in Old Pompano say that new...
  • PayPal spawn have advanced where PayPal stood still

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - PayPal's biggest threat as it prepares to split from eBay next year may come from former employees who back a crop of new businesses serving shoppers who increasingly prefer to pay with mobile phones rather than personal...
  • Six charged with bribery in grant U.S. National Guard contracts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six people have been charged in a bribery scheme to grant National Guard contracts improperly, prosecutors said on Wednesday, and three of them have pleaded guilty in federal court in Virginia. Executives from two businesses bribed...
  • Connecticut Gets Its First Benefit Corporations As New Law Takes Effect

    Connecticut Gets Its First Benefit Corporations As New Law Takes Effect
    HARTFORD — Bryan Nurnberger didn't wait long to register his coffee company, Simply Smiles Products Corp., as a "benefit corporation" under a new Connecticut law that took effect Oct. 1. His lawyer faxed in the paperwork at 12:17 a.m. In so doing,...
  • Businesses lining up to make money on pot

     Businesses lining up  to make money on pot
    Recent polls indicate Florida's Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana right on the cusp of the 60 percent it will need for passage next month. Yet, in anticipation of its approval, the jockeying has already begun among businesses seeking to profit...
  • Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event

    Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event
    MANCHESTER — The opening of a new center for entrepreneurs at MCC on Main is the highlight of Imagine Main Street's First Thursday event. The dedication of the Viscogliosi Entrepreneurship Center is set for Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event...