Home Authors Posts by Alena Maschke
Digital media agency Hunnibuzz has the mission to make branding and web design services more accessible, especially to women of color.
Khiley Braxton founded Sissy B Nails with her mother, Krystle Braxton, who helped her start the company as a birthday present. Since then, the company has sold over 5,000 bottles of nail polish.
The diner still requires a few finishing touches, but owner Melanie Overett said it is open for outdoor dining starting today.
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.