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The city of Long Beach will begin vaccinating essential workers outside of the healthcare field on Tuesday. Advocates from various industries say their workers should be next.
A long awaited second round of federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans is being rolled out this week. In total, the Small Business Administration is set to give out $284.5 billion in loans to businesses.
The Southern California Food Allergy Institute relies on large sets of data and applied mathematics to treat strong food allergies.
Chianina Steakhouse on Second Street will close its doors for good. Michael's on Naples will be closing temporarily until outdoor dining is allowed to resume.
After forming a nonprofit to represent marginalized entrepreneurs looking to enter the cannabis industry, Cruz and his business partner developed an ambitious plan to provide them with business development support.
“Nobody can tell me that shutting down my small business, my barber shop, is going to stop COVID,” said Gabe Torres, owner of Precise Barber Shop and Precise Barber College.
The streets of Downtown are empty and businesses are struggling. Many storefronts still bear reminders of this summer's protests over police brutality. Through it all, the DLBA reflects.
A new program under the leadership of the recently founded Accountability PAC wants to provide direct assistance to restaurant workers who have lost their income as a result of the current restrictions on restaurants.
Big-name restaurateurs in Long Beach had tried for years to form a collective to advocate on behalf of local eateries. But it took a pandemic, and restrictions on dining that threaten to put many restaurants out of business, for the effort to find success.