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Oculus Rift Heads to California Public Libraries
Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift Heads to California Public Libraries

Don't expect to check one out for free, though. They're intended to generate interest in VR through educational experiences.
California Strikes Back: Proposed Law Bans Locals from Working with Feds on Pot Crackdown
Cannabis

California Strikes Back: Proposed Law Bans Locals from Working with Feds on Pot Crackdown

If the feds enforce marijuana laws in the Golden State, legislators there want them to receive no help from local cops.
dispensaries.com
California Paves the Way for Cars With Empty Driver's Seats
Cars

California Paves the Way for Cars With Empty Driver's Seats

Proposed regulations would let companies test self-driving cars on public roads without a human driver present.
Los Angeles Referendum Set for New Marijuana Regulations
Cannabis

Los Angeles Referendum Set for New Marijuana Regulations

LA voters consider how to transition from prohibition and mass incarceration to shared prosperity and respect for adult personal choice.
dispensaries.com
In About-Face, Uber Will Apply for California Self-Driving Car Permit
Uber

In About-Face, Uber Will Apply for California Self-Driving Car Permit

The ride-hailing app previously argued that it didn't need the $150 permit since humans were present in its autonomous Volvo XC90 SUVs at all times.
Hasta la Vista, Baby! What Happens if California Leaves the Union?
calexit

Hasta la Vista, Baby! What Happens if California Leaves the Union?

Among "Calexit"'s many outcomes, the prices of fruits and vegetables would rise, and we would have to say goodbye to Mickey . . . sort of.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
Californians Are Calling for a 'Calexit' from the U.S. -- Here's How a Secession Could Work
Politics

Californians Are Calling for a 'Calexit' from the U.S. -- Here's How a Secession Could Work

Far-fetched as it may sound, the plan started gathering steam after Tuesday night's surprising vote.
Melia Robinson
Fourth-Generation Mondavis Are Happily Making Wine Together
Wines

Fourth-Generation Mondavis Are Happily Making Wine Together

The internal family feud is long gone, and the fourth generation is collaborating under their new label, Fourth Leaf Wines.
Tracy Byrnes
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
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