Small Businesses

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San Jose Consultant Shares Expert Advice For New Small Business Owners

Debbie Lamb of Lamb Consulting believes small businesses must have an online presence, including online advertising.

07/18/2014

Inside look at co-working space Impact Hub Oakland (Impact Hub Oakland/Facebook)

Phil Matier: Oakland’s Identity Changing Amid Tech Boom

A new co-working space has opened in Oakland, as there are continued concerns about the crime rate and increasing rent costs throughout the city.

02/13/2014

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Oakland Lures Holiday Shoppers With Free Saturday Parking

Merchants and shoppers in the City of Oakland are receiving a holiday gift: free parking on Saturdays. It’s something of a gift for the merchants, too: business owners hope it will allow them to compete with the malls and big box stores during the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season.

11/26/2012

(CBS)

SJ Lawmakers, Businesses Look For Alternatives To Minimum Wage Hike

The City of San Jose released a list of alternatives Tuesday to the upcoming ballot measure that calls for an immediate minimum wage increase from $8 to $10 an hour, because some think small businesses may not be able to support the sudden change.

07/24/2012

(AP)

Feinstein Wants California Legislators To Curb Abusive Lawsuits Over ADA

The senator said she is concerned that some lawyers are taking advantage of small businesses by filing lawsuits under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

04/08/2012

(CBS)

Tech Report: Twitter Launching Advertising Program To Promote Small Businesses

Twitter is launching a new advertising program in conjunction with American Express aimed at amplifying the tweets of small businesses.

03/27/2012

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Outlines Extensive Jobs Plan

The plan focuses on creating a stronger network for small businesses in San Francisco.

10/04/2011

(AP)

Some Silicon Valley Businesses Call On Amazon To End Sales Tax Fight

Small business owners in Silicon Valley are calling on Amazon and other online retailers to end their campaign against California’s new sales tax law.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/17/2011

Glenview Hardware

More Small Businesses In East Bay Closing Down

KCBS reporter Doug Sovern tried to find a small, local shop to make a copy of his key. But the simple task proved harder than he originally thought it would be.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/08/2011

Eye On The Bay: Made In The Bay Area, Small Businesses

Eye On The Bay: Made In The Bay Area, Small Businesses – 6/20/11

Liam Mayclem and Thuy Vu explore business products that got their start right here in the Bay Area.  From a product that helps to save lives, to a man who helps to “create” lives. . […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/20/2011

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