Press Democrat Business RSS Feed https://www.pressdemocrat.com Press Democrat RSS en-us Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:00:00 PST ted.appel@pressdemocrat.com (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/csp/mediapool/sites/PressDemocrat/assets/img/logo/pdlogo-sm.gif The Santa Rosa Press Democrat https://www.pressdemocrat.com/ 180 18 <![CDATA[ Wine Institute elects new board ]]> Wine Institute elects new boardThe Wine Institute, the state’s main lobbying trade group for the wine industry, has a new board and has elected John … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 00:01:01 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11039109-181/wine-institute-elects-new-board https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11039109-181/wine-institute-elects-new-board <![CDATA[ Personal care services resume business as county health officer urges caution ]]> The phone rang steadily Friday at The Hole Thing on Santa Rosa Avenue, as customers called to book times for tattoos and piercings, their yearning … ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 22:22:06 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11046210-181/sonoma-county-hits-new-round https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11046210-181/sonoma-county-hits-new-round <![CDATA[ Sonoma County wineries upgrade worker safety to keep virus away during harvest ]]> With about two months before the first wine grapes will be picked on the North Coast, wineries and vineyards are gearing up for an annual … ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 23:46:27 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11039107-181/sonoma-county-wineries-grapple-with https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11039107-181/sonoma-county-wineries-grapple-with <![CDATA[ County jobless rate improves in May, but slow recovery expected ]]> Thanks to businesses reopening, Sonoma County got a dose of good economic news on Friday with a May unemployment rate that sharply improved from the … ]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2020 10:38:57 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11039128-181/sonoma-county-jobless-rate-improves https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11039128-181/sonoma-county-jobless-rate-improves <![CDATA[ California jobless rate 16.3% in May, down a bit from April ]]> SACRAMENTO — California's unemployment rate in April was much higher than previously thought, state figures released Friday showed, representing a staggering job loss not seen … ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 12:36:13 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11047561-181/california-jobless-rate-163-in https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11047561-181/california-jobless-rate-163-in <![CDATA[ AMC Theaters will require masks after backlash ]]> LOS ANGELES — The nation’s largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on … ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 17:49:55 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11047309-181/amc-theaters-reverses-course-on https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11047309-181/amc-theaters-reverses-course-on <![CDATA[ Apple closes stores in 4 states, again, as coronavirus infections rise ]]> Apple's Friday decision to close stores in four states with surging coronavirus cases highlights a question that other businesses may soon face: Stay open or … ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 17:45:04 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11047542-181/apple-closes-stores-in-four https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11047542-181/apple-closes-stores-in-four <![CDATA[ PG&E fined $4 million in deaths of 84 people in Camp fire ]]> Pacific Gas & Electric on Thursday was fined $4 million for the deaths of 84 people killed in a nightmarish Northern California wildfire ignited by … ]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:21:30 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11044926-181/pge-fined-4-million-in https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11044926-181/pge-fined-4-million-in <![CDATA[ 1.5 million more laid-off workers seek US unemployment benefits ]]> WASHINGTON — About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and … ]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:09:00 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11044205-181/15-million-more-laid-off-workers https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11044205-181/15-million-more-laid-off-workers <![CDATA[ Mendocino County cafe owner fined $10,000 for defying health order ]]> Mendocino County officials have issued a $10,000 citation against the owner of a coastal restaurant for his persistent defiance of a countywide health order intended … ]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:53:29 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11041512-181/mendocino-county-fines-fiddleheads-cafe https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11041512-181/mendocino-county-fines-fiddleheads-cafe <![CDATA[ Graton casino set to reopen with temperature checks, visitor limits ]]> Graton Resort & Casino is set to resume business Thursday exactly three months after the local coronavirus shutdown, marking what is likely the single largest … ]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:00:05 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11036441-181/graton-resort-casino-set https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11036441-181/graton-resort-casino-set <![CDATA[ Former Bumble Bee CEO gets jail in price fixing conspiracy ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — A former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods has been sentenced to more than three years in jail for his role in a … ]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:37:00 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11041645-181/former-bumble-bee-ceo-gets https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/11041645-181/former-bumble-bee-ceo-gets