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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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  • Vanity Salon gets start with grandmother's $100,000 gift to stylist

    Vanity Salon gets start with grandmother's $100,000 gift to stylist
    Everyone should be lucky enough to have a grandmother like Angela Fantauzzi. When her 22-year-old granddaughter wanted to open her own hair salon, Fantauzzi sold her home and gave the young woman money to get started. Fantauzzi sold her single-...
  • Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric

    Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric
    SACRAMENTO —Tim Donnelly arrived at the Assembly in late 2010 with big plans. First on his list: a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration. A plan to dismantle the state's air quality board was close behind. In a Capitol dominated by...
  • Hampton candidates talk about job creation

    Close to 60,500 people work in Hampton, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. City Council candidates want more businesses to locate within the city's confines, although their approach to doing just that appears to vary greatly.  While some candidates...
  • China's yuppies making waves in global auto design

    China's yuppies making waves in global auto design
    SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model. After nearly two decades of...
  • For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh

    For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh
    As the first bomb erupted on the sidewalk along Boylston Street at 2:49 p.m. last April, the concussion rippled through Phil Kent's chemotherapy-weakened body. Jennifer Hartman and Renee Opell dug their fingernails into his arms as they froze a half-...
  • New Wells Fargo chief to focus on small-business loans

    New Wells Fargo chief to focus on small-business loans
    The new South Florida regional president for Wells Fargo wants to loan more money to small businesses as the local economy continues to grow. "I see really great opportunities," said Jose "Joe" Atkinson, the new head of region that includes Boca Raton...
  • Spanish banks face tough rivalry in small companies bet

    MADRID (Reuters) - Across Spain, the message is hard to miss in office windows showcasing offers: banks want to lend to small companies again. After gorging on property lending in the run-up to a financial crisis, banks are looking to revive high-...
  • 04/21: Business events

    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento; Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • 74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

    74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum
    Working well in Sacramento and sending money back to Orange County were among the ideas marking the 2014 election season's first Feet to the Fire forum Thursday night. The roughly hourlong debate in the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center featured...
  • Hampton City Council candidates highlight Phoebus

    HAMPTON — Facing a couple dozen residents, business owners and a theater scattered with red plush chairs, City Council candidates were asked what they can do to help guide improvements in Phoebus. Their opinions differed greatly. "We could...
  • Illinois needs a fair tax

    The fight for a fair tax in Illinois is gaining momentum thanks to a groundswell of support from small business owners, service providers, people of faith, taxpayers and legislators. They know that cuts of $2 billion this fiscal year and $5 billion...