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Business

Business Journal: Driverless Car Service Talks, El Dorado Hills Town Center, New Downtown Commons Restaurants

May 25, 2018 | Steve Milne

A driverless vehicle service may be in the works for Sacramento. The city is in talks with Phantom Auto, a Mountain View-based startup. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has that story, plus news about new apartments in El Dorado Hills.

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Business

California, Sacramento Unemployment Rates Hit Record Lows

May 18, 2018 | Steve Milne | Chris Nichols

The latest jobless numbers are out, showing unemployment in California and the Sacramento region at the lowest rates in decades.

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Business

Business Journal: Lady Bird Home, Kimpton Sawyer Condos, The Falls Event Center Elk Grove

May 18, 2018 | Steve Milne

One of the homes seen in the film Lady Bird is for sale in East Sacramento for $3.895 million. And there was another expensive property in the news this week - a $4.1 million condo downtown. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich reports.

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State Government

Measure To Eliminate California’s ‘Moving Penalty’ Qualifies For November Ballot

May 17, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Supporters say the initiative would give homeowners 55 and up a property tax discount when they buy a pricier home. That, in turn, could ease the state’s housing crunch by freeing up inventory for younger buyers.

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Business

Business Journal: Bandera Closing, Cinemark To Replace Sears Site, Work Starts On VillaSport Site

May 11, 2018 | Steve Milne

Bandera is closing. The restaurant at The UV shopping center in Sacramento says it faced a possible rental increase. The landlord says the rent was fair. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story and more business news.

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Business

Business Journal: Work Begins On Crocker Village; Indoor Pot Grows Demand Energy; Bonobos Comes To Midtown

May 4, 2018 | Steve Milne

SMUD says electricity use will likely spike now that recreational pot is legal and more people will presumably cultivate indoor marijuana grows. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story, plus news about Crocker Village.

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Business

Business Journal: Downtown Venues; Round One Entertainment; Layoffs At The Bee

April 27, 2018 | Steve Milne

The city of Sacramento has decided against contracting with Live Nation — the world's largest concert promotion company — to manage three city-owned downtown venues. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story and more business news.

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Business

Business Journal: Sears Closures, Malls Adapting

April 20, 2018 | Steve Milne

As Sears and other big retailers close more stores, shopping mall operators are trying to figure out what to do with the empty retail space, including uses that go beyond traditional shopping. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich reports.

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Business

Business Journal: Former Greyhound Station, Ettore's, Magnolia House Casino

April 13, 2018 | Steve Milne

The old Greyhound bus station in downtown Sacramento has sat mostly vacant for the past seven years. But the property owners are finalizing plans for an apartment and retail project. Sonya Sorich from the Sacramento Business Journal has the details.

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Business

Business Journal: University Station, Jimboy's, Hot Italian

April 6, 2018 | Steve Milne

Plans for new student housing have prompted developers to revamp a retail center near Sacramento State — including adding a new grocery store. The Sacramento Business Journal's Digital Editor Sonya Sorich reports on changes at University Station.

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Food and Sustainability

If China Strikes Back On Tariffs, California Tree Nut Exports Could Take A Hit

March 27, 2018 | Julia Mitric

Following President Trump's move to slap tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum exports, China may retaliate by levying $2 billion in tariffs on U.S. agricultural exports.

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Business

Business Journal: Capitol Mall, Centene, The Boulder Field

March 23, 2018 | Steve Milne

Think Sacramento's Capitol Mall needs a new look? A city official wants to make the strip more functional by improving traffic flow and creating more green space. Sonya Sorich from The Sacramento Business Journal has the story and more business news.

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Business

Business Journal: Broadway, McGeorge School Of Law, Hewlett Packard

March 16, 2018 | Steve Milne

Construction crews will start work on a new building at 16th and Broadway in Sacramento. Right now, it's a parking lot for Willie's Burgers. Sonya Sorich from the Sacramento Business Journal has the story, plus news about McGeorge School of Law.

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