Business News Archive - December 26, 2007

By Mike Taugher, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Dec. 26--Poring over the logs of hundreds of voyages he made into San Francisco and Suisun bays, tugboat captain Kevin Bartoo knew something was wrong. The numbers were just too low. He knew he had mined more sand than the logs showed.

JetBlue Airways has announced that it will offer new daily flights from Fort Lauderdale in Florida to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, beginning February 15, 2008.

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.