Diners at an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, (Photo: The Image Party, via Shutterstock)
OPINION: The California Legislature is back in session after its annual summer recess, and over the course of this month, there will be hearings on hundreds of measures. Those include one that is a direct assault on the restaurant industry, as well as working families dealing with the dramatic rise in costs for the goods and services they rely on.
Customers order lunches at a bakery in the Napa Valley. (Photo: James Kirkikis, via Shutterstock)
OPINION: In the entrepreneurial world, California is a hub of innovation. The state is home to roughly four million small businesses which employ more than seven million workers.