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  • Gov. Brown signs bill giving cities control over massage businesses

    Gov. Brown signs bill giving cities control over massage businesses
    Cities will have more authority to crack down on illicit massage parlors under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday. Local government officials have complained that under current law, it is too difficult to regulate massage businesses or shut...
  • How Much Television Can the TV Biz -- and Viewers -- Handle?

    As a new television season begins this month, even the most devoted couch potatoes may be overwhelmed by the deluge of new and returning series premieres that will unspool over the next year. And they're not the only ones. Industry executives are quietly...
  • Jon B. Singer, House of Hope founder

    Jon B. Singer, House of Hope founder
    Jon B. Singer, a successful Baltimore businessman who was active in Jewish philanthropic causes that ranged from helping those suffering from drug abuse to mentoring young men and women starting businesses, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 31 at his...
  • Business payment technology fuels rapid growth at ViewPost

    Business payment technology fuels rapid growth at ViewPost
    I talked with Max Eliscu recently about his company’s plans to add 262 new jobs in Maitland. The company provides an online platform for payment and tracking of business invoices. As Eliscu explained, it’s also a communication network for...
  • Liquor commission may oversee tobacco and massage businesses in St. Charles

    Liquor commission may oversee tobacco and massage businesses in St. Charles
    An advisory commission charged with regulating liquor licensees in St. Charles also may soon oversee licensing for tobacco and massage establishments. At a meeting on Monday, the Liquor Control Commission voted in favor of expanding its role to regulate...
  • Europe’s startups get bootcamp booster

    Europe’s startups get bootcamp booster
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - In the two years that Rockstart Accelerator - a private bootcamp for tech firms - has been going, it says the 20 startups it has backed have raised 15 million euros ($19 million) and created nearly 150 permanent jobs. "It's cool to...
  • Retail businesses open, expand in Hinsdale

    Retail businesses open, expand in Hinsdale
    New and expanding businesses are altering the landscape a bit in Hinsdale's downtown business district. Deyan Missbrenner and his father, Damir Missbrenner, recently opened Solaris Jewelry, 9 E. First St. Hinsdale already has several jewelry stores,...
  • Warner Bros. Expected to Cut as Many as 1,000 Jobs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Entertainment is expected to cut as many as 900 to 1,000 jobs worldwide as part of a studio-wide cost-cutting move, according to people familiar with the company's plans. The estimated reductions would amount to...
  • French PM says helping business is 'strategic choice'

    PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls sounded a pro-business tone on Tuesday ahead of a confidence vote in parliament, telling deputies it was a "strategic choice" for the French government to help support its businesses. "We must be at...
  • Lawsuit postpones Cook County 'puppy mill' ban

    Lawsuit postpones Cook County 'puppy mill' ban
    A federal judge ordered a delay Thursday in Cook County's new law targeting so-called puppy mills that is being challenged in federal court and suburban town halls. "I think people can rest assured that people can get their Christmas puppies and their...
  • High stakes for tribal casinos in court fight over labor rights

    MOUNT PLEASANT Mich. (Reuters) - After the Saginaw Chippewa fired a housekeeper at the Soaring Eagle casino in 2010, the Michigan tribe found itself at the center of a national legal battle over the reach of U.S. labor law and the sovereign rights of...