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High and Mighty Report: U.S. Cannabis Retail Sales Exceeded $37.5 Million on 4/20
Marijuana

High and Mighty Report: U.S. Cannabis Retail Sales Exceeded $37.5 Million on 4/20

Marijuana-related sales were on fire on the legendary stoner holiday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Teen Retailer Pacific Sunwear Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Bankruptcy

Teen Retailer Pacific Sunwear Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's shares fell as much 42 percent to a record low of 5 cents in early morning trading.
New York and California Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Laws
Minimum Wage

New York and California Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Laws

'This new economy is not a fair economy for the middle class and the working families of this country,' Andrew Cuomo said.
California Restaurant Industry Vet Finds a New Persona at Cutting-Edge Pizza Place
Franchise Players

California Restaurant Industry Vet Finds a New Persona at Cutting-Edge Pizza Place

Nick Ulrich says he loves the mom-and-pop feel of the build-it-yourself Persona Pizza franchise, which he runs with his brothers in his hometown of Santa Rosa.
Erin Schultz
California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk
Minimum Wage

California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk

With a $15-an-hour wage, lawmakers in the Golden State tell business owners, 'Go east, young man.'
Ray Hennessey
Lifelong Health Advocate Finds a Natural Fit With Jamba Juice
Franchise Players

Lifelong Health Advocate Finds a Natural Fit With Jamba Juice

Panos Joulios, a career-entrepreneur in the restaurant industry, loves promoting healthy living at his several juice joints across Arizona and California.
Erin Schultz
California: Self-Driving Cars Can't Be on Roads Without Drivers
Self-Driving Cars

California: Self-Driving Cars Can't Be on Roads Without Drivers

The rules, which will face a period of public comment before being finalized, set out a path to take the industry from the current stage of vehicle testing to actually rolling them out to consumers.
Ford Gets Approval From California to Test Self-Driving Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Ford Gets Approval From California to Test Self-Driving Cars

The car company joins Tesla and Google in the autonomous automobile space.
Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers
Legal

Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers

Drivers are seeking reimbursement for expenses including vehicle maintenance and the cost of gas, which the company does not currently pay for.
Tesla's Sweet Model X Ride for the Whole Family Is Finally Here
Tesla

Tesla's Sweet Model X Ride for the Whole Family Is Finally Here

Take that, dorky gas-guzzling minivans everywhere.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Luxury Bus Company Leap Declares Bankruptcy, Auctions Buses for $5
Bankruptcy

Luxury Bus Company Leap Declares Bankruptcy, Auctions Buses for $5

The San Francisco-based company used to serve fresh-pressed juice to commuters.
Biz Carson
Chipotle Faces Food Poisoning Lawsuits in California and Minnesota
Chipotle

Chipotle Faces Food Poisoning Lawsuits in California and Minnesota

The chain is dealing with the aftermath of separate outbreaks of norovirus and salmonella.
Kate Taylor
Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in California Lawsuit
Uber

Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in California Lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks to designate drivers as employees, not independent contractors.
California Prosecutors Say Convicted Criminals Passed Uber's Background Checks
Uber

California Prosecutors Say Convicted Criminals Passed Uber's Background Checks

The ridesharing service is accused of having brought on drivers who have previously been convicted of murder and sex crimes.