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The Real LA Story Is Its Hot Tech Startups

Andre Bourque | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

Long a mecca for the hopeful, the entrepreneur, and the American dreamer who's willing to fight for fame and glory, LA now offers up some of the most promising startups in America.

Entrepreneur Series: Growing Up and Doing Business With... Kimberly Caccavo and Kate Nowlan of GRACEDBYGRIT

Marina Chetner | Posted 03.22.2015 | Small Business
Marina Chetner

In the legging-filled coast of California, it's actually tough to find a pair that fits well. Enter Graced by Grit. Makers of what I call "the spanks of tights," their Everyday Leggings lift and shape the body, and are versatile enough to squeeze in a round of sun salutations before running off to do the errands.

Business Groups Call Minimum Wage Hike 'Obscene'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 11.13.2013 | Los Angeles

One day after Gov. Jerry Brown backed a plan to raise California's minimum wage to $10 by 2016, a number of Los Angeles-area business groups criticize...

Don't Rush to Ease the State's Long-Term Debt

John A. Perez | Posted 10.21.2013 | Los Angeles
John A. Perez

Our economy is growing faster than those of 44 other states, and our revenues have rebounded better than those in all but one state. The budget deficit is gone. Surpluses are in sight. And our budgets are being passed on time -- three years in a row for the first time in 30 years.

Reducing Roadblocks for Business in California

John A. Perez | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business
John A. Perez

Ensuring California's economic recovery keeps moving forward is something Democrats, Republicans, business leaders and elected officials can all agree on.

PERRY TIME! Can The Texas Governor Sway California Businesses?

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 04.13.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Texas Gov. Rick Perry brought his brash pitch for jobs to California on Monday as he sought to lure businesses to his state...

Optimistic About California

Robert Hertzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robert Hertzberg

With more than two million Californians out of work, cities declaring bankruptcy and our state's budget in a perennial state of crisis, it feels like Rome is burning.