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Would an L.A. minimum wage hike push businesses to nearby cities?
Would an L.A. minimum wage hike push businesses to nearby cities?

In less than four years, Tony Yanow has boosted Golden Road Brewing's production nearly sixfold, making beers from the Atwater Village brewery a mainstay in supermarkets across California. He employs 300 workers in Los Angeles at the brewery and his Mohawk Bend restaurant in Echo Park. As part of a planned expansion, he expects to hire at least 100 more — but most of them may not be in the city. As lawmakers consider potential minimum wage increases to as high as $15.25 an hour by 2019, Yanow is planning to expand into Orange County and is considering a new project in Glendale. "I love L.A., but that doesn't mean it's my best bet," he said. "Do you...

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