Day: August 10, 2017

Cardinals offer a statement regarding the #rallycat

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 10, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals issued the following statement today regarding the #RallyCat from last night’s game. As everyone observed during last night’s game, Lucas Hackmann, a member of our grounds crew, secured the stray cat in the outfield and exited the playing surface at the left field gate and walked up towards the main concourse at Gate 3.  He then let the cat down outside of Gate 3 […]

Techstars boosting startups with Kansas City accelerator program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The new startup accelerator program in Kansas City could have a quick and significant impact on the region. Techstars Kansas City in July welcomed 10 companies as part of their three-month start-up based in WeWork Corrigan Station, and has started working with the entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals. Techstars was first created in Boulder, Col. in an effort to build a startup ecosystem in the area to help promote […]

Office of Administration Announces Workforce Diversity Initiative

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, the Office of Administration announced that the Office of Equal Opportunity will begin leading an initiative along with the Workforce Diversity Council to review current policies, procedures, training and educational resources to ensure the state is promoting an inclusive work environment. The Workforce Diversity Council is comprised of representatives from each executive department. “It is important that our executive branch departments work to develop and maintain an inclusive atmosphere and […]

Courts could see flurry of anti-discrimination suits before new law takes hold

Missouri courts could start seeing an influx of employment discrimination suits as a new law reversing portions of the Missouri Human Rights Act is about to go into effect. Currently, employers under the act are liable for discriminatory practices. Senate Bill 43 changes that standard when the law goes into effect Aug. 28. It is not retroactive, so all suits filed before that date must be decided under what the current law stipulates. That has […]

PotBelly Sandwiches about to tighten the belt

The Potbelly Sandwich Shop might be looking to sell the franchise after second-quarter earnings show sales have been stagnant. In the company’s corporate report from the second fiscal quarter, it lists same-store sales at the company-operated outlets fell 4.9 percent. Mike Coyne, chief financial officer of Potbelly, said changes to the company’s business strategy were on the horizon. “We are testing a number of targeted initiatives to further building our brand and improve our traffic […]

Roberts partners with Firefighters, unions in organizing school supply drive

By Benjamin Peters ST. LOUIS – Education and the state’s youth have long been a top priority for Rep. Steven Roberts, D-St. Louis, and his latest endeavor is just another example of how he intends to change some of the issues affecting his constituents. While speaking at the graduation ceremonies at Pamoja Preparatory Academy and Yeatman-Liddell Preparatory Middle School earlier this summer, parents and teachers told Roberts of the struggle many students have in getting […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Clayton ‘Parties in The Park’

“It’s all about community and networking, you can let loose and have fun,” said Megan Just, who works at Carey, Danis & Low law firm. “It’s also a great place to meet people. Coworker Jill Wood says Clayton is a city, but with a small town feel, and that’s why it’s fun to mingle with residents and people who work downtown as a block of Central Ave. is closed to traffic and people can enjoy […]

Missouri Department of Conservation co-hosts Monarch Madness event Sept. 9 in St. Charles

ST. CHARLES, Mo.—Using mysterious powers rivaling a GPS, they navigate a landscape more vast than the span of the continental United States.  With instinct alone as their guide and in perfect sync, thousands journey through the air each autumn to one particular mountain range in Mexico. It’s a specific roosting site custom-made for their needs. They’re not birds, but Monarch butterflies. The showy, familiar orange and black Monarch butterflies are the only insects that make […]

Newest edition of Clayton Times released

Newest release of Clayton Times was published this week, featuring stories about the recent Clayton Times poll, a sit-down interview with St. Louis County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, and an in-depth feature about Netflix’s newest show Ozark. Be sure to grab your copy from various locations within Clayton, and you can take a sneak peek in the gallery below.

St. Louis County Blog — 2 p.m. Local politicians fare well in poll, World Elephant Day celebrations at the zoo, Hawley’s U.S. Senate questions

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, 2 p.m. Clayton Times: Newest edition of Clayton Times released Newest release of Clayton Times was published this week, featuring stories about the recent Clayton Times poll, a sit-down interview with St. Louis County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, and an in-depth feature about Netflix’s newest show Ozark. Clayton Times: Five things to do this weekend in St. Louis County Saturday, Aug. 12, join Laumeier’s Master Gardener to learn tips and tricks to keep your […]