Family business struggles in PG&E power shutoffs

US THE EFFECTS TO ONE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER IN YOLO COUNTY. BRANDI: BROWN LEAVES AND WITHERED PLANTS. THIS IS NOT HOW THESE FRUIT AND NUT TREES ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK.>>THIS SHOULDN’T BE HAPPENING. BRANDI: RHONDA PETRILLO’S FAMILY LOST POWER AND THUS WELL WATER FOR FIVE DAYS DURING THE MOST RECENT PG&E POWER SHUT OFF. NO POWER AND NO […]

Inside the College for Budding Weed Entrepreneurs

All right: you made it to week 14. How we doing? Congratulations! Good morning, Oak-sterdam! Alright. Fantastic. Remember: the plant — survives off glucoses and sugars… And so — we start to just… I like to work from the bottoms of the flowers… And then — work your way up, to reveal: what’s going on within the flower? […]

Business News: $400 million in refunds headed to e-book buyers

LET’S GET A CHECK ON MONEY NEWS NOW WITH KELLY BROTHERS. KELLY: STILL WAITING FOR THE BREXIT VOTE, WILL BRITAIN LEAVE OR STAY? THAT IS THE QUESTION, A POLL SHOWING IT HAS BEEN IN A DEAD HEAT BUT THE STATE CAMPAIGN — STAY CAMPAIGN IS GAINING SOME LEVERAGE. HERE ARE THE REAL-TIME NUMBERS THIS MORNING. THE DOW JONES […]

Marijuana has become big business. So why are small growers struggling to survive? | Marijuana

JUDY WOODRUFF: Now the latest in our series The Green Rush. As marijuana legalization has swept the country, investors are seeing green. In California, new companies are scaling up operations, while some smaller businesses are fighting for survival. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story, part of his regular reporting, Making Sense. PAUL HENDERSON, CEO, Grupo Flor: So, […]

PG&E power outage threatens future of small businesses

COMMENT AS SOON AS WE TURN THEM AROUND FOR YOU, DEPENDS HOW LONG HE TALKS. POWER OUT FOR A SECOND DAY IN CALIFORNIA. PG&E CUTTING POWER TO PREVENT WILDFIRES. A BANKRUPTCY RULING ALSO THREATENS SHAREHOLDERS. WILLIAM LA JEUNESSE LIVE IN MALIBU WITH THE LATEST ON THE SITUATION. WILLIAM. REPORTER: 600,000 PG&E CUSTOMERS WITHOUT POWER, 2 MILLION RESIDENTS. 126,000 […]

Valley Fever: The Mysterious Illness Affecting Farm Workers | NBC News

Many have heard of valley fever but they don’t know the details, they don’t know it’s increasing. They don’t know how bad it can become. Imelda is not alone. A potentially deadly virus known as valley fever is hitting california farm workers hard in the central valley. I see at least three to four patients with valley fever […]