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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • California exchange signs up 12 insurers, loses Ventura County plan

    California exchange signs up 12 insurers, loses Ventura County plan
    California signed contracts with 12 health insurers for its new state-run marketplace, but the Ventura County Health Care Plan unexpectedly dropped out. Covered California, which is implementing the federal healthcare law in the state, said it supported...
  • Commentary: It's time revive small retailers

    The Newport Beach and Corona del Mar landscape keeps transforming, but into what? The Mayans always assumed that everything happened in circles, and their calendar reflected that assumption, that what happened before will happen again. I am starting to...
  • Office Depot's new points rewards program aimed at building loyalty

    Office Depot recently launched a new "points" rewards program that it hopes will keep customers coming back to its office-supply stores. The program began in July so there are no significant metrics, but early results are encouraging, said Steven Rado,...
  • Outside audits for all state departments

    Outside audits for all state departments
    It is time for our state to have independent audits of all departments and agencies. The appalling misuse of federal education funding discovered earlier this year is already well known. Baltimore City and Prince George's County schools wasted over...
  • Obamacare likely to have a rocky start, panel says

    Small business owners and consumers who are scheduled to begin shopping for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges in less than two months better buckle up for a bumpy ride, a panel of benefits experts said at an employer roundtable Friday in...
  • Rosansky named chamber president

    The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce has newly appointed leadership and soon will have new office space. Steve Rosansky was permanently named president and chief executive of the chamber on July 29. Rosansky, a former Newport Beach mayor and city...
  • Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far

    Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far
    WASHINGTON — B. Braun Medical and other makers of medical devices cried foul over a 2.3 percent tax imposed on their industry by Obamacare, saying it could force them to cut jobs, move overseas and stop growth. Seven months since its...
  • Don't fear The (Greene) Turtle

    Don't fear The (Greene) Turtle
    It is not every day that a state senator objects to a business in his district receiving a state-subsidized loan to renovate or revitalize a building. Sen. James Brochin's opposition to a proposed $240,000 loan to The Greene Turtle in Towson rests on...
  • Starting school after Labor Day has serious benefits

    As I read The Sun's editorial, "One week and counting" (Aug. 19), I was disappointed with how disconnected it seemed with the conversations I've had with countless families and small business owners about a post-Labor Day start to the public school...
  • Congressman Bobby Scott offers details of changes under Obamacare

    Congressman Bobby Scott offers details of changes under Obamacare
    A diverse standing-room only crowd packed Norfolk City Council chambers for an information session on the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act, known as Obamacare, on Monday night. In his third presentation in a week, U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby"...
  • Yelp gets an earful from L.A. business owners

    Yelp gets an earful from L.A. business owners
    Yelp Inc. was hoping to debunk misconceptions and ease business owners' concerns about the popular review website. Instead, many small-business owners at the company's town hall meeting in Hollywood on Tuesday slammed the site, venting their frustration...