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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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  • Federal shutdown taking big toll on small businesses

    Federal shutdown taking big toll on small businesses
    The mild weather and cool temperatures of October make it one of the busiest months for rock climbing guides Seth Zaharias and his wife, Sabra Purdy. This time of year they're usually leading climbers up massive boulders and sheer canyons in Joshua Tree...
  • Glendale live/work development gets preliminary approval from council

    Glendale live/work development gets preliminary approval from council
    Glendale may be getting its first major live/work complex, as the city granted preliminary approval to a four-building development on Central Avenue that would contain more than 530 units this week. The City Council granted initial conceptual approval to...
  • The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors

    The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors
    In a city where government contracts make up a multi-billion dollar industry, it is surprising that with the exception of a couple of articles that received moderate attention, the mainstream media has largely ignored the impact of the shutdown on federal...
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  • Mayor defends bottle tax, suspends grocery program after Santoni's closing announcement

    Mayor defends bottle tax, suspends grocery program after Santoni's closing announcement
    Facing criticism from a struggling local business, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended the city's bottle tax Tuesday as essential to rebuilding Baltimore's schools. But the mayor acknowledged she would have to suspend a program that delivers fresh...
  • Small firms discover buying beats renting

    Small firms discover buying beats renting
    Some small businesses in South Florida are finding it's better to buy than to rent. Entrepreneurs, law firms and marketing companies are becoming their own landlords, locking in occupancy costs before expected increases in mortgage and rental rates,...
  • A woman's fight to save Wyoming's first — and last — drive-in theater

    A woman's fight to save Wyoming's first — and last — drive-in theater
    POWELL, Wyo. — The autumn moon has taken its seat low in the evening sky as the cars arrive at Wyoming's last drive-in theater. Pokey Heny stands ready to indulge in another night of small-town sociability. At 52, the owner of the American Dream...
  • Breakfast seminar focuses on small business contracting

    The NCMA [National Contract Management Association] Free State Chapter, located in Laurel, is holding a breakfast seminar Wednesday, Oct. 23, with registration and breakfast buffet at 7:30 and program from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics...
  • China's lopsided, slowing economy

    There are few things the good people of Shanghai love more than shopping. And there were few shopping centers as luxurious as the city's Jinjiang Dickson Center. When it opened in 1994, the Jinjiang was China's first luxury retail mall, well situated...
  • After The Shouting, It's Time To Fix Obamacare

    After The Shouting, It's Time To Fix Obamacare
    Now the Republican effort to defund or repeal Obamacare has crashed and burned, that doesn't mean the law should not be modified. Somehow the GOP forgot the ancient wisdom that you can't fight something with nothing. Repealing Obamacare without offering...
  • Health insurance: What you need to know about open enrollment season

    Health insurance: What you need to know about open enrollment season
    Most consumers who have access to employer-backed health care will be making choices about their health plans in October and November, and the landscape isn't getting any easier to navigate. For many, premiums continue to climb. "We'll be even less...