AP | Fed up: California restaurants seek booze, health fee refund

Fed up: California restaurants seek booze, health fee refund By MICHAEL R. BLOOD LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s financially battered restaurants filed government claims Monday to recover more than $100 million in fees for liquor and health permits and tourism charges that they say were assessed even though their businesses

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Wildfire Insurance Tips for Homeowners

Written by Brian Kabateck Record-breaking temperatures hit the Southern California region during the Labor Day weekend, with the city of Woodland Hills setting a record temperature of 121 degrees, the “highest official temperature ever recorded in L.A. County,” according to the National Weather Service. The extreme heat fueled multiple wildfires

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Day Traders Sue E*TRADE for Huge Financial Losses in Oil Futures Fiasco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 18, 2020)—Three plaintiffs have filed a class-action lawsuit in U.S. District Court against brokerage giant E*TRADE, claiming a software glitch trapped traders into small-size contracts when oil prices went negative for the first time in history. The unprecedented crash happened in the crude oil futures market

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How Vandalized Businesses Can Rebound

By Brian S. Kabateck The COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses across the nation to close due to state-mandated orders, completely changing the way they handled business. And just as they were beginning to reopen, riots and looting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis left many businesses dealing with

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