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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • Burbank adopts strict ban on retail sale of pets

    Burbank adopts strict ban on retail sale of pets
    Burbank this week joined the growing list of cities that have banned the retail sale of pets, but built in a six-month grace period for existing pet stores. Under the ban adopted by the City Council Tuesday, pet shops in Burbank can only obtain cats...
  • Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board

    Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board
    Leader backs Bric, Gabel-Luddy for Burbank City Council A down economy, ongoing police oversight issues, impacts of a new airport transit center and a behemoth Universal City development adjacent to Burbank, a possible high-speed rail corridor —...
  • Forum likely to precede June vote

    The Armenian National Committee has delayed a decision to endorse local candidates for the 43rd Assembly District and is instead planning to host a debate before taking a position on the two contenders in the special June 8 runoff election. The...
  • Candidates prepare for vote

    After months of campaigning and a contentious primary election, Democrat Mike Gatto and Republican Sunder Ramani will face off in a special election Tuesday for the 43rd Assembly District. The winner will serve the district, which represents Glendale,...
  • City Council candidate Gary Bric

    The lone incumbent in the Burbank City Council election, Gary Bric spent four years on the Traffic and Transportation Commission before he was elected to the council in 2007. The 50-year Burbank resident served as mayor from May 2009 until the following...
  • Barnes, Devine lead campaign fundraising

    The two candidates with the most campaign cash so far in the Glendale City Council race have accumulated less than contenders from the previous race despite lending themselves tens of thousands of dollars. Realtor Rick Barnes raised $43,910 between...
  • Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election

    Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election
    Election polls are set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m. with two Glendale-specific items on the ballot, along with the statewide primary races for California governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other state and Los Angeles...
  • Videos feature council hopefuls

    Videos feature council hopefuls
    Tired of the traditional format of candidate forums hosted at a church, community center or country club, members of one local group decided to take their questions for this year’s City Council candidates to a different community gathering space:...
  • Gatto's 'Shakedown' bill gets halfway home

    A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect businesses against "shakedown lawsuits" sailed through the state Assembly Friday on a unanimous vote. The bill was Gatto's attempt to remedy what small-business owners in his district...
  • Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown

    Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown
    The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed. The shutdown came about when...
  • Guest column: Bill would thwart certain shakedown lawsuits

    The Civil Justice Assn. of California congratulates California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto on his bill AB 227, which is currently on Gov. Brown's desk awaiting signature. This bill, if signed, will help to curb an area of abusive Proposition 65 lawsuits....
  • Glendale live/work development gets preliminary approval from council

    Glendale live/work development gets preliminary approval from council
    Glendale may be getting its first major live/work complex, as the city granted preliminary approval to a four-building development on Central Avenue that would contain more than 530 units this week. The City Council granted initial conceptual approval to...