Bill Would End Tax Increases For Companies Researching DiseaseNow that the state has a projected one-time surplus of $15 billion this year, influential Democratic lawmakers want to rescind tax hikes — but only for life sciences companies that research and develop treatments for COVID-19 and other diseases.
General Motors Settles With California For $5.75M Over Faulty Ignition SwitchesGeneral Motors Co. has agreed to a $5.75 million settlement with California regarding false statements the company made to investors about problems with its deadly ignition switches, Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday.
California Lawmaker Seeks To Ban NDAs That Prevent Workers From Speaking Up about Discrimination And AbuseA California state legislator has introduced a bill aimed at empowering more workers to speak up about alleged discrimination and abuse by banning certain provisions in confidentiality agreements.
Woodland Restaurant Closing After 45 Years, Owner Blames Virus RestrictionsThe pandemic is being blamed for driving another popular restaurant out of business.
After Painful Loss, Davis Restaurant Gets $150K GoFundMe Boost From Customers To ReopenThe family lost its wife and mother to cancer and was forced to close Sam's Mediterranean Cuisine to help with her caretaking during COVID-19.
Stimulus Check: Will GOP Counteroffer Affect Biden's $1.9 Trillion Relief Package?Bipartisanship is a goal of the Biden administration, but not at the expense of pandemic assistance.
Longtime Sacramento Barbecue Owner Feeling Burned By County PlannersA decades-old Sacramento barbecue business could go belly up, after the county claims it ‘erroneously’ approved it's business permit years ago.
Sears At Arden Fair Mall Closing After 50 YearsAfter 50 years, the Sears store at the Arden Fair Mall is closing.
Stimulus Check Latest: Will The $1,400 Payment Survive Negotiations On The American Rescue Plan?As the pandemic leaves a trail of suffering and economic destruction, a third stimulus check and a broader economic relief package can't come fast enough.
Does GameStop's Soaring Stock Indicate A Possible Market Bubble?The stock market has enjoyed unprecedented gains during the pandemic, with the strange, meteoric rise of GameStop among the highlights.
Blue Shield Of California And Kaiser Tapped To Speed Up State VaccinesHealth insurance giant Blue Shield of California will be the outside administrator tasked with ramping up coronavirus vaccinations, which to date has been slow, stilted and plagued by confusion, the state health agency said in a statement Wednesday.
Storm Hits Businesses Already Struggling To Weather Pandemic The winter storm could not have come at a worse time for local businesses already struggling to stay afloat given the pandemic.
Longtime Lodi Restaurant Owner Remembered After Passing From COVID-19The Lodi community is mourning the loss of a restaurant owner who was dedicated to helping others.
Ex-PG&E Employee Gets Prison For California Fraud SchemeA former Pacific Gas & Electric employee was sentenced Monday to nearly two years in prison for his role in a kickback scheme to secure PG&E contracts for his cousin's Stockton transportation company, federal prosecutors said.
San Joaquin County Businesses Call For Data Behind Stay-At-Home DecisionLifting the stay-at-home order is bittersweet news to small business owners who woke up to this with no warning from the state.