| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
It has been accurately observed that a single sentence in a terse ruling issued last week by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has the potential to bring U.S. labor law into sync with the 21st century.
The ruling involves at...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The most surprising bit of news this week was a ruling out from the National Labor Relations Board, saying that McDonald's Corp. functions as a joint employer with its franchisees and can therefore be held liable for their employment decisions. The...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar presence at City Hall, died of complications from heart disease Sunday morning at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 71.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As a local small-business owner, I'm invested in the well-being of our community. My company, Armando y Jorge's Orlandoñan Hot Sauce, even boasts of Orlando in the name.
What's not so hot? Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer's thinly veiled attack...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
HAMPTON — Teachers, parents and elected officials gathered for an emotional and at times boisterous meeting to discuss controversial pay raises received by school administrators.
The forum, held at City Hall and hosted by the Hampton PTA,...
| May 20, 2014
An Easton small business will be the subject of an upcoming MSNBC "Your Business" when the television show visits Mercantile Home this week. MSNBC will profile local business owners Ken Jones Jr. and Ron Morris and film them as they......
| May 16, 2014
New cars are expensive these days, there's just no getting around it. If you have a family to feed and a budget to keep, affording a new people mover to cart around your brood can be increasingly difficult. Ford thinks......
| Feb 22, 2014
In the fall of 2012, Broward County became an official "Six Pillars" community, setting out a growth strategy for the next two decades as the county's population of 1.8 million is expected to grow further.
On Friday, Broward leaders reported the...
| Oct 5, 2013
Numerous readers have written The Times to criticize President Obama and congressional Democrats for championing an unpopular healthcare reform law while, the writers say, exempting themselves from it. For example, Daniel A. Cowell of Monrovia wrote:...
| Oct 6, 2013
Re "Yosemite closure a blow to U.S. image," Oct. 3
Although I appreciate the words by my congressman, Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove), on the House floor last week about the importance of Yosemite National Park to our local economy, words are not enough....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Nathan Fielder has come out as the prankster behind Dumb Starbucks, the parody coffee shop in Los Feliz that saw enthusiastic crowds for its off-label coffee and Vons pastries.
[Updated, 6:14 p.m. PST Feb. 10: The Los Angeles County Health Department...