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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA
Solano County Ranked For Livability

Solano County Ranked For Livability

The real estate rankings don't just look at home prices and rents, but other indicators of livability.
First Bank Embarks On September Community Food Drive

First Bank Embarks On September Community Food Drive

Mission SOLANO, Balfour Beatty communities join First Bank in fight against hunger
California to Recover $300 Million for Pension Funds in Bank of America Settlement

California to Recover $300 Million for Pension Funds in Bank of America Settlement

CA Attorney General: “Bank of America profited by misleading investors about the risky nature of the mortgage-backed securities it sold.”
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Would You Eat a Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean?

Would You Eat a Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean?

The Fairfield-based candy company unveiled what may be the world's first beer-flavored jelly bean that took three years in the making
Who's Hiring: Sears, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods

Who's Hiring: Sears, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods

Looking for a new career? Check out who's accepting applications in the North Bay this week.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

Children can become trapped in the chests when the lid closes automatically locking with no way of opening from the inside.
Who's Hiring: Wells Fargo, Levis, George Allen

Who's Hiring: Wells Fargo, Levis, George Allen

Looking for a new career? Check out who's accepting applications in the North Bay this week.
Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Neiman Marcus customer information also hacked.
Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

A breakdown of factors contributing to the looming doctor shortage in the United States.