A mash-up of Priceline and Groupon, Requested is a free app created by Sonny Mayugba, co-owner of The Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar, and a team of software developers, who spent 12 weeks in San Francisco as part of a start-up incubator project.
The Philadelphia university said it will begin closing down its 6-year-old Sacramento campus. The campus will continue operating until current students complete their degree programs but will stop accepting new students.
President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration will allow people who’ve been working in the country without documents to retroactively file tax returns for the past three years and collectively get about $1.7 billion in refundable tax credits over 10 years.
McDonald's USA said Wednesday it will start using chicken raised without certain antibiotics and sell milk from cows not treated with an artificial growth hormone, its latest changes to appeal to more health-conscious customers.
Real estate website Zillow said homes near a Starbucks coffee shop appreciate more in value than houses farther away. The firm’s advice: Home buyers should watch where Starbucks opens and purchase a house nearby.
The outdoor concert venue has become Toyota Amphitheatre under an agreement with Northern California car dealers. Sleep Train is under new ownership and is getting out of the amphitheater-naming business. But its name will remain on the current home of the Sacramento Kings.
Gas prices in the Sacramento area and throughout California are in full launch mode. The average retail price of gasoline in the Sacramento area spiked 40.5 cents over the past week to $3.18 a gallon, according to the weekly report issued Monday by national gas price tracker GasBuddy.com, which does a daily survey of more than 700 gas outlets in the area.
Stressing service, specialty foods and visually appealing stores, Woodland-based Nugget Markets survives and prospers in a land of grocery-selling giants that includes Raley’s, Safeway, Costco, Walmart and others. Later this year, Nugget will expand into Marin County with three new stores.
The rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week had been retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law requires, according to railroad officials.