Monterey County Local News: Business, Economy & Jobs


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02/07/2024
A state tax agency wants to use generative AI to give business owners tax advice. The state of California calls it an opportunity. Risk assessments are forthcoming.

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02/06/2024
If educator candidates are paid a living wage and receive plenty of support, they are more likely to remain in the profession.

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02/06/2024
California voters this spring are considering a $6.4 billion bond to house people with serious mental health conditions. A similar 2018 ballot measure offers lessons about the obstacles that stand in the way of construction.

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02/06/2024
California’s utility regulators are exploring energy bill reforms that would structure charges based on household income. If done correctly, the change shift the cost for maintaining the grid to higher earners who can afford it.

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02/06/2024
The term “unsubsidized 100% affordable project” was once an oxymoron. Under Mayor Karen Bass, Los Angeles is now approving them by the hundreds.

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02/06/2024
History has a way of repeating itself. Not this time around. On the docks of Moss Landing, history has a real chance of reinventing itself.

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02/05/2024
States are plowing billions of dollars into a high-stakes health care experiment that’s exploding around the country: using scarce public health insurance money to provide housing for the poorest and sickest Americans.

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02/05/2024
Downtown Sacramento faces many challenges, but the growing number of small businesses, hotels, homes and other major developments signal its transformation, says the city’s mayor.

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01/31/2024
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“To the best of my knowledge, it’s the first time that China and the Salinas Valley have ever collaborated in any sort of agricultural exchange,” Salinas City Councilmember Steve McShane says.

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01/31/2024
About 20,000 student assistants at all 23 California State University campuses are coming together for a vote that would create the largest undergraduate student worker union in U.S. history.

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01/31/2024
The financial aid expansion is aimed at making good on a pledge last fall when trustees approve a tuition hike.

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01/30/2024
California is removing degree requirements from jobs, but state leaders differ about the right approach.

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01/30/2024
Five former California superintendents shared potential solutions for reducing the increasing turnover rate in their profession.

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01/30/2024
San Francisco is coping with a “doom loop” of declining employment and business activity in its downtown core, but a new study suggests Sacramento may be in worse shape.

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01/29/2024
State Sen. Scott Wiener wants to allow California cities and counties to designate “entertainment zones” where bars and restaurants could serve alcoholic drinks that people can consume on public streets and sidewalks.

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01/28/2024
A first-in-the-nation council will set work rules in the state’s fast food industry, but can labor and business agree?

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01/26/2024
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The Board of Supervisors narrowly voted to allow growers to double their canopy size and eliminate one requirement.

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01/26/2024
When California’s cannabis shops opened their doors six years ago this month, they inaugurated the world’s largest market for legalized recreational marijuana. What’s life like, after legalization?

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01/26/2024
Disneyland’s plan to reimagine the theme park into a more “immersive” experience may require up to $2.5 billion and a plan to privatize some Anaheim streets.

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01/25/2024
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The city of Soledad has hired three employees for its Community and Economic Development Department, including Kao Nou Yang as the new community and economic development director, taking over for Bryan Swanson.

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