Union to push for minimum wage in California health care | California

(Central Square) – A union representing more than 100,000 health care workers plans to push in the upcoming legislative session for a statewide health care minimum wage, arguing that higher wages are needed to increase retention among healthcare workers. The Service Employees International Union – United Health Workers of the West is seeking legislation to … Read more

Gateway Technical College will host its 14th annual Holiday Gift and Art Fair Saturday in Kenosha

More than 120 vendors will feature arts, crafts and specialty products perfect for holiday shoppers at Gateway Technical College’s annual Holiday Gift and Fundraising Art Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, on the college’s Kenosha campus , 3520 30th Ave. The event is free and open to the public. The show … Read more

The pros and cons of starting a business

The phrase “pulling yourself up” evolved to mean “trying to do something without outside help.” In business, bootstrapping is the practice of building a business without outside capital investment. Funded at the owner’s expense through internal sources, such as savings, credit cards, mortgages and loans, the start-up business model may be the best option for … Read more

The pros and cons of starting a business

The phrase “pulling yourself up” evolved to mean “trying to do something without outside help.” In business, bootstrapping is the practice of building a business without outside capital investment. Funded at the owner’s expense through internal sources, such as savings, credit cards, mortgages and loans, the start-up business model may be the best option for … Read more

Regulators approve granite countertop business in north Amherst

A special permit exception for a business selling granite countertops at an auto shop near the intersection of Virginia 151 and US 29 in northern Amherst County recently received approval from county officials to proceed. Inmer Estrada, the applicant who currently lives in West Virginia and who plans to move to the county, sought a … Read more

Tech firms and startup investing continue to grow strongly despite market turmoil

Despite global market turmoil in the first half of 2022, investor demand for tech startups shows no signs of abating. In the first half of 2022, USD 133 billion in venture capital funding was raised globally. Considering that the total amount raised in 2021 was US$209 billion, a record high since 2000, 2022 looks set … Read more

Flagstaff High seniors participate in the Financial Fitness in Action event

The Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) hosted a Financial Fitness in Action (FFA) event at Flagstaff High School (FHS) last week to help seniors better envision their financial future. During the two-hour event, 32 seniors studying economics at FHS spoke with various local professionals to create a budget for a potential life scenario. Each … Read more

Flagstaff High seniors participate in the Financial Fitness in Action event

The Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) hosted a Financial Fitness in Action (FFA) event at Flagstaff High School (FHS) last week to help seniors better envision their financial future. During the two-hour event, 32 seniors studying economics at FHS spoke with various local professionals to create a budget for a potential life scenario. Each … Read more

An exhibition at the art museum shows how Indian chintz changed the world

“The skill required to hand-dye these textiles, not just the clips, but also the wax resist to repel certain dyes, is absolutely incredible,” Kortinovis says. Artisans already had clips by the 13th century, Hu says, and for years Europeans tried and failed to replicate the fine Indian chintz. They lacked not only the subtropical plants … Read more