Small Business

Opponents in LGBT case agree: It's not about wedding cake

Dec 1, 2017

Opposing sides in LGBT case coming before Supreme Court agree: It's not about wedding cake

San Francisco's love of neighborhood input slowed legal pot

Nov 30, 2017

San Francisco officials adopted recreational marijuana rules favored by pot advocates, but not without heated discussions over neighborhood control in a tightly packed city where neighborhoods differ wildly in politics and character

APNewsBreak: Doctor: Lack of drugs led to new execution plan

Nov 29, 2017

Nevada's former top doctor is defending an untried combination of execution drugs he developed ahead of the state's first execution in more than 11 years

Doorbuster discounts unlikely at small retailers this season

Nov 29, 2017

Shoppers are unlikely to see big discounts at small and independent retailers this holiday season

Rich San Francisco homeowners get sold-off street back

Nov 29, 2017

Residents of an exclusive San Francisco neighborhood who failed to pay taxes on their private, gated street for two decades got the street back Tuesday after supervisors voted to rescind the sale of the tax-defaulted property

The Latest: GOP still fighting for tax bill votes in Senate

Nov 28, 2017

Senate Republicans are indicating they still have a way to go to secure the votes for their tax overhaul

Report: Many clients claim sex abuse at Massage Envy spas

Nov 28, 2017

A news investigation has found that more than 180 people have filed sexual misconduct complaints against Massage Envy spas, their employees and the national company

California farmworker union wins battle to ensure contracts

Nov 27, 2017

The California Supreme Court handed a victory to organized farm labor Monday in a lawsuit that pitted the union launched by iconic labor leader Cesar Chavez against one of the largest U.S. fruit farms

Death and taxes _ all about the estate tax debate

Nov 27, 2017

Understanding the estate tax _ a potentially big deal for a very small (and wealthy) number of Americans

S African company pulling out of natural gas to liquid fuels

Nov 24, 2017

A South African energy and chemical company says it's dropping plans for a $11 billion to $14 billion U.S. plant to convert natural gas to liquid fuels, and is pulling out of Canadian shale