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Business

Business Journal: SMF Hotel, The WorkShop, TaskRabbit, Bennigan's

May 26, 2017 | Steve Milne

Sacramento International Airport may soon be looking for a new developer to build an airport hotel. That's after a deal with a Southern California company fell through. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the details.

Environment

California To Get Another $66 Million In Volkswagen Emissions Settlement

May 17, 2017

The funds, which will be used to help reduce pollution and expand the electric vehicle market, are part of a second settlement reached Wednesday related to the company's emissions cheating scandal.

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State Government

Governor Brown Eyes Chance At Renewing Cap-And-Trade Program As Climate Change Solution

May 11, 2017 | Ben Bradford

Gov. Brown is likely to want to continue the state’s signature climate change-fighting program — cap-and-trade — past 2020, when it’s set to expire. He faces opposition from lawmakers but sees some support from business groups.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Where Politics Differ, Businesses Connect Between Sacramento And D.C. With Capitol-To-Capitol Event

May 10, 2017

A delegation of 300 Sacramento region business leaders across industries traveled to Washington D.C. last week for the annual Cap to Cap visit. CEO of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Peter Tateshi and West Sacramento City Councilwoman Beverley Sandeen d

Business

Demand For California Wine Hit An All-Time High In 2016

May 8, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

California wines sales worldwide hit a new record in 2016 with 285 million cases. Millennials are helping drive that growth.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Tourism And Its Relationship With California

May 3, 2017

As part of California Travel and Tourism Month, we take a look at what role it plays in the state while observing the 25th anniversary of Visit California.

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Food and Sustainability

Rookie Farmers Get A Boost From West Sacramento Farm Incubator

April 27, 2017 | Julia Mitric

New farmers looking to launch their own business face hurdles like access to land and markets. West Sacramento Urban Farms is helping rookie growers jump-start their own farms.

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Business

City Of Stockton Kicks Off Social Media Campaign To Raise Its Image

April 24, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Stockton has released about a half dozen videos so far, all featuring locals telling their own stories of why "Stockton is Home."

Food and Sustainability

Asparagus Season Brings Choices For California Shoppers

April 21, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Asparagus is grown in the Delta, the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Coast. California grows over 70 percent of the asparagus consumed in the U.S. but the state's asparagus production has declined 15 to percent annually since 2000.

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Business

Nebraska-Based Company Wins Bid For Oroville Spillway Repair Project

April 18, 2017 | Randol White

Kiewit Infrastructure West, a Nebraska-based construction company, won the contract for the spillway repair project at Lake Oroville with a bid of roughly $275 million.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Insight Technology Special: Sacramento's Growth, Agricultural Tech, Science Fiction

April 12, 2017

The 21st century has already produced dozens of disruptive technologies that have dramatically changed society. Online communication, genetic modification and even drones have changed major industries and our day-to-day lives.

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