California http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/california The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on California en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:03:00 GMT California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law The legislation, which would require smartphone makers to include a preinstalled 'kill switch' on all smartphones sold in the state, has passed in the State Senate and now awaits the governor's signature. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236440 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236440 Laura Entis Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul? The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235916 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235916 Geoff Weiss Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging California Customers Think Whole Foods is too expensive? The city attorneys of Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Francisco are of a similar mind. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235164 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235164 Geoff Weiss The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233126 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233126 Laura Entis The (Wrong) Price of Hooking Up: Viral Dating App Tinder Isn't Valued at $5 Billion After All Swipe right for mega money. Or not. Tinder almost just hit the hottie jackpot. Or so everyone thought, until... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233015 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233015 Kim Lachance Shandrow Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance' With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:11:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232974 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232974 Geoff Weiss Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232686 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232686 Geoff Weiss The 10 Best Cities for Buying or Selling a Home According to real-estate firm Zillow, sellers on the West Coast have the upper hand, while out East, the equation is reversed. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232368 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232368 Laura Entis Gold Diggers: California Couple Finds $10 Million in Rare Coins During a dog-walk on their rural San Francisco property, a couple unearthed six metal canisters containing 1,427 gold coins from the 1800s. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231796 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231796 Geoff Weiss Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets The Seattle Seahawks' policy limits ticket sales to six U.S. states; California, home of the San Francisco 49ers, didn't make the list. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230861 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230861 Laura Entis In Google Glass Case, Laws Again Lag Innovations A California woman was issued a summons for driving while wearing Google Glass. Is it really akin to a television strapped to your head? Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:58:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229727 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229727 Ray Hennessey Say What? Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Buys a Funeral Home The young Yahoo CEO has purchased the property that houses Palo Alto's oldest funeral parlor, according to reports. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229690 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229690 Catherine Clifford J. Lohr Educates and Pleases Wine Lovers J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines gives devotees of California wine a chance to learn more about it -- and, of course, to savor plenty of it. Wed, 09 May 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223658 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223658 Touring and Tasting