July 3, 2024
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Inflation, minimum wage hike lift California’s wage floor


Ashley Hayes outside of Asher Market, her store in Santa Barbara. (Brooke Holland photo) On a recent Monday morning in downtown Santa Barbara, Ashley Hayes is getting her store ready to open for shoppers. Asher Market, next to the Hotel Santa Barbara on State Street, is Hayes’ collection of alpaca-based home decor, personal accessories like…


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