As drones migrate from the military space into the private sector, their potential uses reach far wider than the home delivery efforts that made headlines a year ago.
The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has upped the ante in its battle with the State Water Resources Control Board over a $1.1 million fine the district received for a sewer spill in 2010.
Sometimes something that starts out with good intention can turn bad. This seems to be what has happened with the Bank Secrecy Act of 1970.
Unless North American Oil & Gas Corp. can raise enough capital to cover its operating expenses by Dec. 31, the Ventura company could be forced to close down.
Fining institutions makes great headlines, but those billion-dollar penalties punish shareholders, not the wrongdoers, and won’t change the culture of banking.
Vendors at farmers markets all over the state will now pay a higher daily fee — $2 instead of the current 60 cents — and growers will face stricter inspections as part of a new state law going into effect Jan. 1, 2015.
An interesting conjecture shows some evidence that monetary policy changes can disturb the financial system.