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  • Beyond Uber and Airbnb: The future of the 'sharing economy'

    Beyond Uber and Airbnb: The future of the 'sharing economy'
    I was watching from inside my shiny tower in London’s financial district the day that Lehman Bros. collapsed. Bankers were walking out the revolving doors clutching files and family photos, economic refugees in well-cut suits. The party was over. Of...
  • A local approach to bigger paychecks

    Many cities are pricey places to live. Acknowledging that reality, a growing number of cities have adopted higher minimum-wage standards than those set by the federal and state governments. San Francisco is on that list, as are San Jose, Seattle (where...
  • Plans for business health exchange change direction

    Plans for business health exchange change direction
    The state has scrapped plans to build a new online health exchange for small businesses and will instead build on a system it already has in place for employers. The board that makes decisions on how the exchange will operate voted on the change in...
  • On the gulf oil spill, BP has an 0-for-2 day in court

    BP, the giant oil company that was responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, has been moving mountains to persuade the public that it's being rooked by a lot of small businessmen filing claims related to the disaster. Adding to the irony, the...
  • The effort to reform Proposition 13 advances, by a very tiny step

    It's not always politics that makes strange bedfellows, but urgency. That's what's driving the sudden popularity of an effort to reform Proposition 13 by eliminating what has long been one of its most flagrant loopholes for commercial property owners. ...
  • Online sales tax loophole hurts local communities [Letter]

    Online sales tax loophole hurts local communities [Letter]
    Congress needs to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) so there is real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. America was built on promoting economic growth and business in a fashion that ensures fair competition for all. Today,...
  • Why Festivals Should be Giving Film Funders Awards

    The Cannes Film Festival will be dispensing awards to filmmakers this week, but they don't give awards to dealmakers. Yet as international co-financing pacts grow ever more complex and ubiquitous, the negotiators, not just the cineastes, occupy...
  • Chinese tourism and investment in Southern California surges

    Chinese tourism and investment in Southern California surges
    The number of Chinese travelers passing through the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel has swelled 15% since the property was purchased in November by a Chinese real estate developer. The new owner, a subsidiary of Shenzen Hazens Real Estate Group,...
  • Verdugo Views: H.S. Webb and his store grew with Glendale

    Verdugo Views: H.S. Webb and his store grew with Glendale
    Harry S. Webb founded Webb’s Department Store in 1917 with a loan from his mother. Webb had operated a dry-goods business for about 10 years back in his hometown of Chicago. But the story is that his wife embezzled $100,000 from the business and...
  • Plan for parking in Glencoe falls through, but need remains

    Plan for parking in Glencoe falls through, but need remains
    After an unsuccessful attempt by the village of Glencoe to buy a $1.1 million house officials hoped to tear down to make way for more parking in the village's downtown, officials said this month that the setback provides an opportunity to hear from...
  • Proposed rules on vaping spark debate

     Proposed rules on vaping spark debate
    A new federal proposal to regulate electronic cigarettes has Patrick Sanchez pondering the future of the fledgling industry. Sanchez is the owner of Vapegoat, a Highland Park e-cigarette shop that doubles as an art gallery. On a normal night,...