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  • Franchise bill would send the wrong message to California businesses

    Judging from the rhetoric, you might think state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) was proposing to radically shift the balance of power in the world of franchised restaurants, stores and hotels. Instead, SB 610, the bill Jackson guided through...
  • Weaker corporate tax receipts worsen U.S. budget picture

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget picture will likely worsen this year as companies wait to see what actions Congress will take on taxes in coming months, a report from the Congressional Budget Office showed on Wednesday. The U.S. budget deficit for...
  • In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organizations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from...
  • Workday raises revenue forecast as software subscriptions jump

    (Reuters) - Workday Inc reported a better-than-expected 74 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to strong growth in subscriptions for its Web-based human resources and financial management software, and the company raised its full-year revenue forecast....
  • Joanne Sinchuk, founder, manager and former owner of Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore

    Joanne Sinchuk, founder, manager and former owner of Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore
      Q: You have been in business since 1996 (though the store was sold in 2009 to Booksmart Industries). What do you have that other booksellers don't? What we have is what most small businesses have over the chains: Personalized customer service,...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is circulating a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour over three years, followed by annual boosts keyed to inflation, according to business representatives and City Hall officials. The action is...
  • Mount Dora water safe to drink again

    Drink up, Mount Dora. The water is safe to drink again, a city spokeswoman said today. The city lifted its precautionary boil alert about 3 p.m. after 3,000 customers were affected for nearly three days. City leaders issued the advisory Sunday after...
  • Businesses slow to move to Fort Monroe

    Businesses slow to move to Fort Monroe
    HAMPTON — Across the street from Fort Monroe's iconic beaches are a row of brick-facade buildings. Some teem with activity while others sit vacant. A slow drip of business activity is beginning to repopulate Fort Monroe as the decommissioned...
  • Traffic concerns growing over Minto West development plan

    Traffic concerns growing over Minto West development plan
    Palm Beach County officials fear that local roads can't handle the influx of traffic expected if developers get their wish to build a host of new neighborhoods and shopping centers on Loxahatchee area farmland. Proposed developments could bring nearly...
  • 08/25: Business events

    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • Calls for end of 'Amish Mafia'

    LANCASTER, Pa. For a year, Lark and Michael McCarley simmered silently over the arrival of "Amish Mafia" in their community. The couple own Lovelace Manor, a bed-and-breakfast on the outskirts of town, and found the reality show that depicts black-...