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Thursday, September 24, 2020
TIME SENSITIVE Google & Hispanics in Philanthropy PowerUp Fund - through 10/14Application open until 10/14/20​Support to hundreds of Latino-owned small businesses across California, New York and Texas. Qualifying small businesses apply here: https://grants.ureeka.biz/powerup-programONGOINGCity of Los Angeles: LA Al FrescoThe City is offering streamlined, immediate approval for eligible ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Venice, CA. September 22, 2020 - On Saturday, September 19, National Clean Up Day, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am, the Venice Chamber of Commerce (VCC) Chamber in Chamber in Action Committee launched its first Pop-Up Crew to clean up litter on Ocean Front Walk. Organized and coordinated by VCC board member and committee chair Brennan Lindner, the group of eight volunteers worked along Ocean Front Walk ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Latinos are 1.5 times more likely than the general population to start a business, yet as COVID-19 continues to disrupt the US economy, the impact on the Latino small business community is glaring. A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that 32% of Latino-owned businesses have been forced to close in recent months, and even more Latino-owned small businesses remain ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Are you having any issues with mail service in your neighborhood? If so, I’d like to know so I can help push federal officials to fix the problem. While the United States Postal Service is a federal government, I have been getting reports from constituents in various neighborhoods about problems with mail delivery, and they have expressed significant concerns that it may impact their receipt of ...read more
Categories: Community, Political
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
The 'COVID-19 Safety Compliance Certification Program' & What It Can Mean for Your Business & Community Last week, we told you about the new COVID-19 Safety Compliance Certificate Program (CSCCP) LA County launched to help train businesses on the implementation of the Health Officer's Orders. Today, we want to show you what this no-cost online training course can mean for a business, and it's ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Political
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
AUGUST 2020 Download a PDF file of the VB BID Services in August 2020JULY 2020 Download a PDF file of the VB BID Services in July 2020Clean Team data is provided by Chrysalis. Safe Team data is provided by Allied Universal.1. The bags of trash are an estimated 45,333 lbs. 2. Two miscellaneous incidents were recorded that are not represented in the above infographic. 3. Includes noise complaints, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Meeting the Moment with Prop. HHH By overwhelmingly approving Prop. HHH in 2016, Los Angeles’ voters authorized City officials to issue up to $1.2 billion in general obligation bonds with the aim of reducing homelessness by building, buying, or remodeling supportive housing and other facilities, including interim housing. The measure provided for citizen oversight and a yearly financial audit by ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, September 10, 2020
YOUR VOICE MATTERSSend the message that "Business Makes LA Work"! Every year, we ask that you and your organization participate in BizFed's Annual Pulse Poll, where we ask relevant questions to gauge the temperature of the business community throughout LA County. Given our new reality as we navigate through COVID-19, it is now more important than ever that we hear from YOU!  Business concerns ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Hello! As a follow up to the July virtual webinars, the Westside Planning Team is exploring multiple ways of connecting with the public and will be holding virtual Office Hour sessions throughout the month of September. These Office Hours will provide you an opportunity to speak directly with the planners overseeing your area and discuss the draft land use ideas shared during last month’s Draft ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Political
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Today, Eaze formally launched our Social Equity Partners program, and massively expanded the social equity brands on our platform into the Los Angeles market, allowing Eaze customers to support even more equity licensees directly with their dollars.    Since Eaze launched its social equity menu in the Bay Area market, social equity brands have been well received by consumers with high and ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community
Friday, August 21, 2020
The deadline for people to respond to the 2020 Census is fast approaching (September 30, 2020). As of August 14, 2020, 63.5% of the nation’s households had responded -- meaning more than one-third of American households still need to respond within the coming weeks. The Census Bureau’s Non-Response Follow-up (NRFU) operation is now underway. This entails Census enumerators visiting households ...read more
Categories: Political, General News Article
Thursday, August 13, 2020
8/13/20 COVID-19 RENT RELIEF PROGRAM TOOLKIT & FAQsCOVID-19 Rent Relief Program: Multi-Lingual Toolkit & FAQs Earlier this week LA County announced the creation of a COVID-19 Rent Relief Program which aims to assist low-income renters and property owners who have struggled to pay their rent and/or who are behind on paying rent due to COVID-19. Today, we offer you a multi-lingual Toolkit and FAQs, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Political, General News Article