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‘ChallengeHer’ Event At Central Library Connects Feds, Small Business Owners

Local businesswomen got their chance Wednesday to mingle and meet with small business owners and bid on contracts with the federal government at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles.

09/03/2014

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Mayor Garcetti, Businessman Eli Broad Defend Wage Plan: ‘This Is The Way Forward’

After Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his hopes of increasing LA’s minimum wage over the next three years, the plan was met with large amounts of both support and opposition.

09/02/2014

Rob Reiner is one of the big names spearheading Measure R. (credit: CBS)

Big Stars Band Together In Malibu To Try To Limit The Number Of Large Chain Stores

Rob Reiner believes the big chain stores are effectively killing the mom and pop stores that give a community its personality.

08/28/2014

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Business Leaders On Possible LA Minimum Wage Increase: ‘This Needs To Be Stopped Now’

Mayor Garcetti has reportedly told local business leaders that he wants to see the minimum wage increased over the next three years, and could make an official announcement by Labor Day.

08/26/2014

Swastika-marked leaflets similar to the ones left in Westwood (left) were reportedly found in North Hollywood and Valley Village in June. (CBS)

Only On CBS2: Anti-Semitic Flyers Surface At Jewish-Owned Business Near UCLA

Are events in the Middle East behind flyers with an anti-Jewish message that have surfaced near the UCLA campus?

08/14/2014

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Running On Empty: Business Impact

Dealing with the epic drought is a challenge on many levels.

07/31/2014

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Lawsuit Accuses Trader Joe’s Of Unethical Business Practices

Two Southland vendors are taking the specialty grocery store chain to court over alleged manipulative business practices, breaking contracts and intentionally interfering with vendor relationships.

07/11/2014

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Elephant Bar Parent Company Files For Bankruptcy, Cites ‘Challenging’ Economy

The Costa Mesa-based parent company of the Elephant Bar casual dining chain has filed for bankruptcy and is closing 16 restaurants nationwide, officials announced this week.

06/20/2014

Armed Robber Flees With $6K From Cypress Check-Cashing Business

Authorities Wednesday were searching for a man who robbed a “Check Into Cash” store in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–06/11/2014

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Police: Garden Grove Business Owner Busted For Buying, Selling Stolen Goods

An Orange County business owner has been arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property.

06/06/2014

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Police Investigating Report Of Man With A Gun In Palms

The LAPD Pacific Division was on the scene in the 3600 block of Overland Avenue after authorities received a call around noon on Thursday about a man pointing a gun at fellow employees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2014

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CEOs Rank Calif. Worst State For Business In New Survey

A new survey has ranked California the worst state in the country for business.

05/12/2014

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Businesses Near STAPLES Center Look To Cash In On NBA, NHL Playoffs

Businesses around Staples Center are bracing for a big weekend with four playoff games scheduled in as many days.

05/08/2014

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Business Owners Complain Of Sharp Revenue Drop During PCH Construction

Construction work along Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica is being blamed by some local businesses for a steep drop in revenue.

05/01/2014

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Bill Seeks To Address Widening Income Gap In California Between CEOs, Workers

CEOs of companies in Standard & Poor’s 500 index were paid an average of 354 times more than the median employee in 2012, according to the AFL-CIO.

04/24/2014

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