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Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

August 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

An earthquake damaged home sits on officers row on Mare Island, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Vallejo, Calif. Most of the historic row homes had fallen chimneys and were sealed off. The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley’s vineyards and quaint towns, but [&hellip...

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Feds: Backhoe nicked pipe before Wyoming oil spill

August 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 22, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, a 25,000-gallon oil spill burns in the Powder River Basin southeast of Buffalo, Wyo., after officials deliberately ignited the crude in what they say was their best cleanup option in...

More job training planned as 3 casinos to close

August 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 file photo, the Revel Casino Hotel, right, stands Trump Taj Mahal Casino, left, with its Chairman Tower, and the Showboat Casino Hotel, second right, are seen in Atlantic City, N.J. As Revel, Showboat and Trump...

Judge asked to cut off extra water for salmon

August 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 25, 2013, file photo, workers move irrigation pipes from a field in the Westlands Water District near Five Points, Calif. Westlands and another water district have asked a federal judge to stop emergency releases of water from a...

GE opens fuel cell facility in upstate New York

August 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Joanna Wellington, general manager of GE Fuel Cells, explains the use of fuel cell stacking ovens with Congressman Paul Tonko on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Schenectady, N.Y. Wellington announced on Tuesday that General Electric Co. is opening a new facility...

After Oktoberfest, liquor board reviews rules

August 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 24, 2008 file photo, Snowbird staffer Joe Waugh of Sandy, Utah, pours a beer during Oktoberfest in Snowbird, Utah. Utah’s liquor board is revising the way it grants permits for special events after an Oktoberfest celebration...

Los Angeles schools halt iPad deal amid criticism

August 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 27, 2013, file photo, Muhammad Nassar Jr. takes a picture of himself using an i-pad during Karen Finkel’s class at Broadcrest Elementary School in Carson, Calif. Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1...

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Transformational, Regenerative, Therapeutic Massage & Low Level Laser Therapy

August 27, 2014 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

ZERONA: The first non-invasive body contouring procedure to effectively remove stubborn fat. As seen on the Dr. Oz show, Rachel Ray, The Doctors, and Nightline. Zerona is the first FDA cleared non invasive body contouring treatment to effectively remove...

Asia stocks lackluster, US economic data awaited

August 26, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 11, 2007, file photo, a Wall Street sign is mounted near the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets were mostly higher Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, after top central bankers in Europe and Japan said support...

Assembly rejects statewide plastic bag ban bill

August 26, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, plastic single-use bags are carried past the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The state Assembly rejected legislation that would make California the first in the U.S. to impose a statewide ban on single-use...