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  • Surveyed small businesses give California an F for friendliness

    Surveyed small businesses give California an F for friendliness
    California gets an F for friendliness to small businesses, one of the worst grades in the country, according to a survey of 12,632 businesses nationwide. The survey was conducted by Thumbtack.com – an online marketplace that connects service...
  • Mayor Garcetti hopes to pass $13.25 minimum wage in L.A. by early 2015

    Mayor Garcetti hopes to pass $13.25 minimum wage in L.A. by early 2015
    Mayor Eric Garcetti’s motivations for backing a $13.25 minimum wage in Los Angeles are manifold – other localities and President Obama are pushing similar measures, intense poverty levels are stressing city services and lack of spending...
  • East L.A.'s Pan American Bank gets $6-million bailout from other banks

    East L.A.'s Pan American Bank gets $6-million bailout from other banks
    Rescuing California's oldest Latino bank, 16 larger community and regional banks have chipped in $6.3 million to help keep 50-year-old Pan American Bank in East Los Angeles open. The deal is expected to bring change to the board of directors and...
  • Electricity usage on the decline in Orlando area homes

    Electricity usage on the decline in Orlando area homes
    Although the dog days of summer have air conditioners working extra hard, Central Florida homes are gobbling up less electricity than they did a few years ago. Proof came last week from Orlando's utility, which said the recent heat wave triggered record...
  • 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...
  • Businesses and residences planned for Ben Franklin site

     Businesses and residences planned for Ben Franklin site
    Amended plans for a mixed-use development in the former Ben Franklin store have been approved by the Palos Heights City Council. The council did not discuss the plans last week before voting, but Michael Coogan, owner of Brigid Capital Investments and...
  • Oral History Nights returning to College Park

    Oral History Nights returning to College Park
    Anyone who loves learning more about College Park’s history should mark Monday, Sept. 22 on their calendar. That’s when the Oral History Nights start up again. “It’s just going to be a great time,” said Bill Jennings....
  • 'Farm to fork' restaurant opening in Plainfield

    'Farm to fork' restaurant opening in Plainfield
    A new restaurant will be opening next month that will bring the "farm to fork" concept right into the heart of downtown Plainfield. Sovereign, at 24295 W. Lockport St., will serve food and craft beer with an emphasis on local ingredients. The owners...
  • Ice arena operator who donated $165K to Bolingbrook mayor gets break on rent

    Ice arena operator who donated $165K to Bolingbrook mayor gets break on rent
    At a Bolingbrook Village Board meeting in May, longtime Mayor Roger Claar lamented the high cost of hockey, not only for those who play it but for those who run ice arenas. The Village Board, a group that has supported Claar virtually without dissent...
  • Grants help Frankfort businesses expand

    Grants help Frankfort businesses expand
    Frankfort officials on Oct. 20 shelled out more than $65,000 to entice three business expansions — including a sprawling sports complex — and named a longtime employee utilities director. Xpress Solutions, a logistics firm, and Roma Sports...
  • Mokena touts Meijer as 'promise kept'

    Mokena touts Meijer as 'promise kept'
    The grand opening last weekend of a long-awaited Meijer store was cited Monday as an example of Mokena's ongoing plans for economic development. Trustee John Mazzorana said some people thought the economic downturn of the last few years would prevent...