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Q&A: Restaurant Workers Movement is Just Beginning

Hundreds of fast food workers from about 60 cities nationwide struck work Aug. 29 demanding a minimum wage of $15-an-hour and union privileges. Oakland, Calif. resident... Read more »

Making the Home Office Deduction Easier

If you are like many of the people who work from home these days, you are probably already familiar with the home office tax deduction, and how difficult it is to... Read more »

Villaraigosa to Consult With Community Bank

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been hired by a community bank and given the job of advising its chief executive officer “how to build the best... Read more »

Walmart Announces Second Year of ‘Get on the Shelf’ Competition

Walmart has kicked off its second year of the ‘Get on the Shelf’ contest that uses social media and crowd sourcing to give entrepreneurs a chance to get their... Read more »

Union Bank Earns Praise for Move to Serve ‘Unbanked Customers’

Some low- to moderate-income consumers who don’t use conventional bank accounts because they are “too expensive or too confusing,” could find a new account... Read more »

L.A. Toughens Bank Foreclosure Registry Requirement

The Los Angeles City Council approved measures Wednesday that could put some teeth in a 2010 ordinance that requires banks to register vacant, foreclosed properties... Read more »

Vernon Takes Step to Reduce Council Pay

The two-tier pay schedule for members of the Vernon City Council could come up for review at the council’s next meeting, following the council’s approval Tuesday... Read more »

LBC-GLA Elects New Board Chairman

The managing partner of a prominent Los Angeles CPA firm has been elected chairman of the board for the Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, LBC-GLA. Gilbert... Read more »

Brown’s Budget Pokes Holes in Safety Net, Say Health Care Advocates

With just about two weeks left for Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil the state budget, Alameda County officials and health care advocates are scrambling to get him to reconsider... Read more »

Bell Gardens Businesses Prepare for Summer Youth Hiring

With the school year coming to an end, high school students will be knocking on the doors of local businesses in search of a summer job. Some businesses in Bell... Read more »

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