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SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown is personally lobbying lawmakers, businesses and labor unions to round up enough votes to pass a major overhaul of California’s $ 17-billion workers’ compensation insurance program.
Friday’s national average for a gallon of gasoline was $ 3.829, beating the Labor Day record high set in 2008. Hurricane Isaac, Chevron refinery fire are factors.
As they hit the highway for that last road trip of summer, many drivers will pay more for a gallon of gasoline than during any previous Labor Day holiday weekend.
Kenneth H. Thomas’ suit says CBRE — which liquidates failed banks’ assets for the FDIC — let Stonegate Bank buy a branch for less than Thomas bid. CBRE and Stonegate dispute accusations of wrongdoing.
A well-known banking consultant has taken a dispute with CBRE Group Inc. to court, saying the Los Angeles real estate giant and Florida’s Stonegate Bank defrauded him by rigging the bidding for a bank branch in an upscale Miami suburb.
Stocks traded higher on Friday but couldn’t hang on to strong gains as investors tried to figure out what to make of comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Shoppers hit the malls for back-to-school shopping in August and handed retailers a healthy boost despite continued worries about the job market and a sluggish economy.
The Waze, Inrix Traffic and SigAlert apps can turn smartphones into potent weapons to fight back-to-work highway congestion.
Labor Day is almost here, and you know what that means: the end of summer and a whole lot more traffic.