With less than two weeks before the operating authority of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) expires on Sept 30, the CalChamber and businesses across the nation are urging Congress to support legislation to reauthorize the bank.
(September 15, 2014) Numerous business priorities remain to be considered by Governor Brown once they pass enrollment, according to the CalChamber summary of the status of top priority bills for the business community.
Small Business Advocate of the Year Award: SF Entrepreneur Gets Involved to Promote Change in Community
(September 12, 2014) "When I was a young professional working in tech companies in Silicon Valley, it never occurred to me to get involved in local government," says Mark Dwight, founder and owner of Rickshaw Bagworks.
(September 11, 2014) Three California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will generate interest and enrollment in computer science education, an important growing sector of today’s economy, await action by the Governor.
(September 10, 2014) The California Chamber of Commerce is urging all businesses to send a letter to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. asking that he veto AB 1897, a “job killer” bill that imposes new liabilities on innocent businesses.
CalChamber in Court: Court Issues Employer Friendly Ruling on Sexual Harassment Franchisor Liability
The California Supreme Court recently ruled that a franchisor can’t be held vicariously liable for unlawful conduct by a franchisee’s employee, where the franchisor exercises no control over the franchisee’s relevant day-to-day operations.
(September 8, 2014) A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill to restore full funding to the California Competes Tax Credit program awaits action by the Governor after passing the Legislature in the closing hours of the session.
(September 5, 2014) Numerous proposals that make it more difficult and more expensive to do business in California passed the Legislature in the closing days of the legislative session.
(September 4, 2014) An economic incentive program to attract new aerospace jobs to California is now in place with the signing of two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills.
Teachers' requests were the tech company's command. Nearly $1 million were donated to cover specific projects.
CrossFit Training Yard is owned by seven-time CrossFit competitor Rebecca Voigt.
Officers got a call at 3:17 p.m. Sunday about a missing child in North Hollywood and subsequently found the youngster in the pool.
Ayrapet Kasabyan failed to maintain safe vehicles, alleges L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer. A 24-year-old fell onto the 101 last year.
The heat index rose to that level today and will return tomorrow, as a red flag warning remains in effect, denoting risk of wildfire.
Time Warner Cable will broadcast the final six games on KDOC, an independent station available on most cable and satellite providers.
Two drones, gifts from Seattle police, are in the custody of he Police Commission’s inspector general, who is awaiting new policies.
A man and woman were hospitalized with minor injuries.
The driver of a white pickup truck left a person with serious injuries.
The boy died after being transported to a local hospital.
The blackout has left 636 customers without electricity, according to the DWP.
Eighty-eight firefighters were dispatched to the building, which experienced some form of small structural collapse.
Daniele Watts said she and her husband, Brian James Lucas, were mistook by police for a prostitute and john after they showed public display
A chilled senior center, library or park facility is waiting for you.
Starting in the Valley, a mediator and volunteer panel made up of people from the community will decide how the crimes should be addressed.
Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though.
As they say, don't drink and drive.
Saturday will be worse and Sunday will be even worse than that.
The pedestrian did not survive. Police say it may be a suicide.
A union statement acknowledges the move is "highly unusual" but blames the city for a “lack of good faith bargaining.”