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Monday, April 06, 2020
LA County is giving $10,000 each to businesses as coronavirus hits bottom lines. Business owners should act fast, as applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis and closed once 150 applications are received. The application site will open Wednesday at 8 a.m. at https://workforce.lacounty.gov. About 25% of awards will be reserved for social enterprises that demonstrate a need ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article
Friday, April 03, 2020
Published: Apr 02, 2020 BEGINNING TOMORROW: Federal government offering first-come, first-serve loans of up to $10 million for small employers Governor Newsom announces $50 million in loan guarantees for small businesses that may not be eligible for federal relief Governor joins Bitwise Industries in announcing OnwardCa.org, a platform connecting COVID-19 displaced workers with over 70,000 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Political
Friday, April 03, 2020
Information from Assemblymember Autumn Burke's Office:  The Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.  ·  Fully ForgivenFunds are provided in the form of loans that will be fully forgiven when used for payroll costs, interest on mortgages, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The U.S. Chamber is working closely with the White House, U.S. government agencies, and foreign government officials to inform and equip businesses with the most important and up-to-date information to prevent the spread of the virus and prepare businesses for the near and long-term impact. Visit our live blog for the latest updates. Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus Federal Small ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
4/2/20Testing Sites, Health Orders& Incident Report The County of Los Angeles is regularly updating resources on COVID-19 and offers today's update in an effort to keep you and yours informed. Please share the following up-to-date information: LA County Testing Sites Going Live As the County of Los Angeles increases its testing capability, we have begun partnering with cities across the county ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Political
Friday, March 27, 2020
Latest updates: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/3/27/20: Health Officer Order - Addendum to Safer at Home Order for Control of COVID-19: Temporary Closure of Public Trails and Trailheads, Beaches, Piers, Beach Bike Paths and Beach Access Points.Download order here. 3/22/20: Download revised County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order, which amends and supersedes the Orders of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, March 27, 2020
4/2/20Grant Application Deadline Extended   Small businesses across the country are confronting extreme economic challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial support at this critical time can make the difference between staying in business or closing permanently, leading to lost income, jobs, and economic stability. Thanks to a $2.5 million investment from Verizon, LISC is ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, March 27, 2020
SAVE LOCAL RESTAURANTS!  11 million independent restaurant employees will lose their jobs if we don't act    MISSION The Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) was formed to save the local restaurants affected by COVID-19. IRC is founded on the simple belief that there is power to affect legislative change if we unite our voice.   This national movement is quickly growing and EVERYONE is ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, March 27, 2020
What Employers Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Relevant California Laws and Benefit Programs Available During theCOVID-19 Public Health Emergency In this rapidly changing landscape for employers and employees due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, federal and state governments have taken actions to try and alleviate the economic impact on employers and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, March 23, 2020
In response to the statewide public health emergency declaration as a result of the novel coronavirus in California, Attorney General Xavier Becerra has issued a consumer and price gouging alert across the state. Attorney General Becerra reminds all Californians to be mindful of any products or services that falsely claim to treat, diagnose, prevent, or cure COVID-19. According to the Centers for ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, General News Article
Monday, March 23, 2020
  UPDATED 4/3/20  Dear Neighbor,                                   On Wednesday, I hosted a telephone town hall with CA-33 constituents regarding the coronavirus crisis. We discussed the bipartisan stimulus law and how individuals and businesses can seek economic relief. If you didn’t get the chance to join the call, you can listen to the full audio here. During these difficult times, we ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, March 23, 2020
All, Please continue sending your alerts, information and updates to the Chamber and we will amplify and accelerate all the communications, support and resources available to our region’s small business community. As the region adjusts to tackle coronavirus (COVID-19), the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing the resources and information necessary to address the needs ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Monday, March 23, 2020
Venice Chamber of Commerce, Our sworn and civilian personnel are dedicated to our mission, the Department and the communities we serve. Pacific Area officers and detectives will continue to be highly visible in the community and available to respond to your law enforcement related calls for service without interruption. We remain focused on the prevention and reduction of crimes within the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Monday, March 23, 2020
Resources for Angelenos Economically Impacted by COVID-19 For those whose jobs have been impacted by COVID-19, this website enables unemployed or underemployed Angelenos to find and apply to job opportunities across all industries, so they can start working right NOW. We’re here to help.Angelenos are known for their resilience The City of Los Angeles is coordinating an economic response to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, March 20, 2020
4/2/20Whenever there is a new step we can take to protect our communities from the spread of COVID-19, I want to make sure you know about it as soon as possible.Los Angeles is a leader in responding to this global crisis, and that’s why I want to share the latest guidance from public health experts on how you can help protect yourself and those around you from infection. As we learn more about ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
Thursday, March 19, 2020
As our city responds to the spread of coronavirus, we will be providing periodic email bulletins, summarizing and sharing important news and information. Today's bulletin includes more information on testing now available for high-risk individuals, the Mayor's Safer at Home order, as well as a lot of resources available to seniors, students, renters, homeowners, and small businesses. Please let ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
2020 Small Business Resources - State Treasurer's Office  State Treasurer Fiona Ma’s office compiled a list of resources for small businesses. It will continue to be updated as more programs and info becomes available so you should check back regularly: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tYNAyRgzUfsAlLl7RJC0Ez_ClyyLXSsNWfB-1UPetQY/htmlview?urp=gmail_link#gid=0 Economic Injury Disaster ...read more
Categories: Community, Political, General News Article
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
updated as of 3:00pm (PDT) on 3/18/2020 this page will receive continuous updates as newer information becomes available   In light of the sweeping impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on our small business community, the City of Los Angeles has responded swiftly and decisively to support our local, community businesses. The newly established Small Business Emergency Microloan Program now ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Message from SBA to Business Owners 3/31/20:  We know you are facing challenging times in this current health crisis. The U.S. Small Business Administration is committed to help bring relief to small businesses and nonprofit organizations suffering because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the CARES Act, which provided additional ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing and evolving, we want to provide you with some resources on benefits, childcare, meals and more from the State and the County of Los Angeles during these difficult times. We will continue to send out updated information as it comes. Please be sure to continue practicing social distancing, good hygiene, and handwashing. Best Wishes, Senator Ben ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Monday, March 09, 2020
Updated 4/4/20: TESTING AVAILABLE IN LA COUNTYDrive-up mobile testing sites for COVID-19 are open across LA County and LA City.  Through a City-County partnership, we are working on expanding this network and increasing testing capacity as quickly as possible to meet the community's needs - which are growing every day.  You must book an appointment ahead of time online ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest