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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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  • Gatto launches crowd-sourced 'Wiki Bill'

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is giving the ordinary Joe — and Jane — an opportunity to help craft legislation without having to run for office. Gatto, whose district includes Glendale, Burbank, La Caņada Flintridge and Montrose, has...
  • Letter: Small businesses play a huge role statewide

    According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, California is home to more than 3.5 million small businesses, which employ more than 37% of all workers in the state. These hard-working and dedicated individuals are the backbone of our local economy,...
  • Greene Turtle in Towson unveils its rooftop addition

    Towson's Greene Turtle restaurant on Thursday unveiled its new rooftop "Turtle Shell" bar, an $890,000 addition, which caused a stir when proposed six months ago because of the public loans approved to help fund the project. "We're hoping not only to...
  • Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget

    Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget
    Tax credits for the film and cybersecurity industries could expand as part of the legislative session that starts Wednesday. Gov. Martin O'Malley is interested in adding money to the programs, said aides, who declined to provide details. The governor...
  • Raise minimum wage or cap top salaries [Letter]

    Raise minimum wage or cap top salaries [Letter]
    I find it hard to believe that we are still debating the need for an increase in the federal minimum wage ("Time to raise stagnant minimum wage," Jan. 6). How much more evidence do we need that minimum wage workers are barely able to support themselves,...
  • Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?

    Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?
    WINDSOR — The year 2003 must have seemed like a disaster for Stephen McKay at the time. First, the tent at SummerWind performing arts center, which he led, collapsed during a snowstorm in the off-season. The organization set up a dramatic and...
  • Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle

    Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle
    Consumers know Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for deals such as buy-one-get-two men's suits, but to residents of Hampstead, it's the good corporate citizen that spared the town as Black & Decker withered. Now the northern Carroll County town faces the prospect...
  • Leveling the legal playing field: Limit forced arbitration

     Leveling the legal playing field: Limit forced arbitration
    Imagine the Dodgers have just won the pennant and are going to play the Yankees in the World Series. But the rules have changed: All games will be played in Yankee Stadium. And there are new umpires, hired and paid by the Yankees. With rules like that,...
  • The Job Of Creating Jobs

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's economic development program is a valid topic for critical discussion, but not the way Tom Foley is doing it. In a Jan. 2 press release, the Republican gubernatorial hopeful blasted the state Department of Economic and...
  • 'Net neutrality' ruling could be costly for consumers, advocates say

    A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online. The decision Tuesday could allow...
  • Obama to name L.A.'s Maria Contreras-Sweet to top small-business post

    Obama to name L.A.'s Maria Contreras-Sweet to top small-business post
    President Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former state Cabinet secretary, to head the Small Business Administration. Contreras-Sweet, who is highly regarded in the L.A....