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Landmark SF restaurant on government land closes

October 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Empty tables overlooking Seal Rocks are shown inside the closed Cliff House Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in San Francisco. The 150-year-old oceanside icon has been ordered closed Wednesday by the National Park Service for the duration of the partial government shutdown, leaving most of the restaurant’s 170 employees without work. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)...

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Food stamp recipients fret as stimulus boost ends

October 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2013/20131009/19/6b67ddf30dd2bb223f0f6a7067003d0c.jpg In this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 photo, Jennifer Donald whose family receives money from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program also known as food stamps, eats...

Global PC shipments fall for 6th quarter in row

October 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, file photo, a woman walks past laptop computers running Microsoft Windows 8 operating system during its launching ceremony in Hong Kong. Worldwide shipments of personal computers fell during the third quarter of...

Investors keep faith in US in crisis after crisis

October 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist Vincent Surace, right, calls out prices during the IPO of QTS Realty Trust, from Overland Park, Kansas, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. A decline this week in the U.S. stock market paused as the White House...

Sands asks Nev. court to overturn documents ruling

October 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 5, 2013, file photo, Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson testifies in Clark County district court in Las Vegas. Former Sands executive Steven Jacobs filed a wrongful termination suit in 2010. Jacobs accused Sands and CEO...

New Calif. law limits worker comp for pro athletes

October 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE — In this April 15, 2013 file photo, former NFL linebacker Reggie Williams, seated, stretches his surgically repaired leg at a Capitol news conference where and other former professional athletes expressed their opposition to proposed legislation...

Govt health and safety efforts slowed or halted

October 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protestors demonstrate against the government shutdown outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Atlanta. About two dozen people protested outside the CDC on Tuesday afternoon, trying to cast a harsh spotlight on the...

Questionable design blamed for health website woes

October 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2013 file photo, Maureen Bardusk, 62, of Galena, Ill., poses for a photo in Chicago. A design decision to require that consumers create online accounts before they can browse available health plans under President Barack...

Spearfish center crushed by snow looks for home

October 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 photo shows the TMone building in Spearfish, S.D., which collapsed onto itself from the weight of snow and pounding winds brought on by this weekend’s blizzard. (AP Photo/Rapid City Journal, Kristina Barker) SPEARFISH, S.D....

Star Tribune names Sanchez editor, senior VP

October 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rene Sanchez poses for a photo Tuesday Oct. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. Sanchez was named Editor and Senior Vice President of the Star Tribune, effective Friday, Oct.11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Tom Sweeney) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT;...