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Feb 19, 2019
In 2018, U.S. venture capital investment surpassed the 2000 dot-com peak for the first time. According to the financial data company PitchBook, investors put some $130 billion into thousands of U.S. companies. Many of these businesses will not make it,…
Nov 19, 2018
"We have to adapt every single thing we do," one eatery owner says.
Feb 27, 2018
The economically depressed city of Stockton, California is experimenting with Universal Basic Income.
Jan 18, 2018
Some small farms that participate in community-supported agriculture say that meal kit companies are cutting into their profits.
Jan 10, 2018
In the restaurant industry, people of color are more likely to hold lower-paying, back-of-house jobs, but some restaurants are trying to change that.
With increased wildfires, utilities in California are trying to pass on the cost of damages to customers
Jan 2, 2018
Lawmakers in California have introduced a bill to make it harder for state utilities to have customers cover the cost of fire damage.
Jul 10, 2017
Gay rights advocates say questions about sexual orientation and gender identity would connect the LGBTQ community to all the rich data of the census.
May 3, 2017
Almost half of the country's privately-owned businesses are owned by Baby Boomers. What happens when they retire?