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  • Marijuana boom spawns ancillary businesses

    Marijuana boom spawns ancillary businesses
    Ben Wu took a six-figure pay cut when he left a career in private equity for a shot at the marijuana boom. Trained to spot small businesses with big potential, he started this year as chief executive of Kush Bottles, a Santa Ana company that sells...
  • Getting to the heart of why social media works

    Why do online social networking sites exist? This is not a rhetorical question. Why were they not just a quickly passing fad? Two decades after the concept came to prominence, why are more than 500 million people still flocking to sites such as...
  • Naperville tightens pawnshop regulations

     Naperville tightens pawnshop regulations
    Pawnshops in Naperville will have to photograph jewelry and log it in an online database with the seller's ID under new regulations approved Tuesday. The rules, which will affect five businesses, are aimed at helping police recover stolen items. "The...
  • Carwash's demise not a good sign

    Development in our urban centers has pushed out many essential businesses such as dry cleaners, locksmiths, upholsterers etc. needed by urban dwellers. These businesses add texture and a much-needed human scale to shiny, anonymous high-rises. ("Downtown...
  • Mundelein may purchase downtown parking lot

    Mundelein may purchase downtown parking lot
    Two Mundelein trustees oppose a plan to buy a parking lot in the downtown area, a move some officials said would allow the village to continue offering free public parking. Board members Robin Meier and Holly Kim voted against offering $150,000 for...
  • Ehrlich's small business rhetoric rings hollow [Letter]

    Ehrlich's small business rhetoric rings hollow [Letter]
    I always have to laugh when I read Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column in your paper. He's always pitching his fantasy of the Republican party as the champion of "small business," when in fact we all know the Republican party is the champion of big,...
  • San Jacinto bans sale of synthetic drugs bath salts, 'Spice'

    San Jacinto bans sale of synthetic drugs bath salts, 'Spice'
    The city of San Jacinto has banned the sale and distribution of synthetic drugs such as bath salts and "Spice" in an effort to curb its use among teens, officials said. Anyone caught selling or possessing synthetic drugs including bath salts and Spice...
  • Small-business profile: Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars

    Small-business profile: Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars
    Name: Dean Zelinsky Age: 57 Hometown: Highland Park, IL Name of business: Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars Describe what you do/sell/serve: Manufacture and market high quality guitars What sets you apart from similar businesses? We sell...
  • Two Assembly Democrats announce plan to close Proposition 13 loophole

    Two Assembly Democrats announce plan to close Proposition 13 loophole
    An unlikely duo of Democratic Assembly members -- one a business-friendly moderate, the other a stalwart of the far left -- will unveil a proposal Tuesday to close one of most notorious, and legal, tax loopholes associated with Proposition 13. And they'...
  • Soaring home prices spur a resurgence near USC

    Priced out of much of Los Angeles, young professionals are zeroing on several neighborhoods around USC and to the west, as the expanding Expo light rail line delivers new residents to the area. Communities such as Jefferson Park, Leimert Park and West...
  • 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,...