With Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA, some employers are looking to tie employment to vaccination requirements. However, things can get tricky with certain exemptions.
August 15, 2021
California businesses are responding to a labor shortage with social media pleas, hiring incentives, bonuses and new benefits. So far, workers, particularly in the service industry, are seeing wages rise.
July 30, 2021 | Sarah Mizes-Tan
The alt-weekly's 19,000 square foot space on Del Paso Boulevard will soon become a library and community hub for the North Sacramento community.
July 25, 2021 | Ed Fletcher
Fueled by concern about rising cases of the delta variant, some Sacramento business owners are adopting their own COVID-19 protocol, such as requiring masks or proof of vaccination.
Common household items and other goods have seemed to become more expensive over the past few months. Why? Well, inflation is at the highest it’s been in 13 years. Five Star Bank President James Beckwith explains what this means for Californians.
June 17, 2021 | Chris Hagan
Workers will no longer need to wear masks or physically distance themselves at work if they are fully vaccinated except in certain situations or if there is an outbreak. The move comes two days after the state reopened its economy.
June 3, 2021
Even as the state prepares to lift coronavirus restrictions on June 15, some changes such as outdoor dining and to-go drinks will likely remain in many California cities. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced pandemic extensions through Dec. 31.
May 27, 2021
Chamba, a Spanish term for jobs, is a free employment search tool launched during the pandemic to help workers connect to employers. It’s available in English and Spanish nationwide.
May 21, 2021 | Sarah Mizes-Tan
Surveys show that younger African Americans are much more likely to be invested in stocks than older generations, in part due to greater accessibility.
April 5, 2021
The state’s unemployment agency has signed $236 million in private contracts as jobless workers await benefits. EDD says it needs the outside help.
This is the first time Sacramento has been out of the most-restrictive purple tier under the state's regional stay-at-home order since Nov. 10. San Joaquin and Yuba counties were also expected to move into the red tier, but did not.
Cheesecake, Persistence, And How A Black Small Business Owner Took To Sacramento City Council Meetings For Help
March 11, 2021 | Sarah Mizes-Tan
Government meetings always have their regulars. At City Hall, the owner of a local cheesecake business uses public comments as advertisement — and an opportunity to weigh-in on the big issues.
Business Journal: Despite Pandemic, Large Sports Bar Plans To Open In Sacramento’s Downtown Commons This Fall
February 27, 2021 | Mike Hagerty
It marks a sign of optimism for downtown Sacramento after a year of pandemic-related challenges.
February 12, 2021 | Mike Hagerty
As the coronavirus pandemic has kept people indoors, many have turned to shopping online as a way to stay safe. According to the Sacramento Business Journal, the industrial sector is booming in Sacramento.