This week, there is a lot that affects small businesses in the Golden State. Chipped credit cards become the mandatory standard in card processing. Micro-loans get identified as not only a necessity in the US, but also a growing availability. And it looks like there is some realization that minimum wage laws impact more than just the employees earning the new wage, and the "Most Liberal Chamber of Commerce in America" is even beginning to realize that. Here's what's happening this week.