New state portal allows employers to search for local, industry-specific health orders and guidelines

The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency has created a searchable database of local and industry-specific guidelines for businesses.

Long Beach-based company develops app to help mom-and-pop landlords and their tenants

Together with his best friend from college, Justin Morgan developed an app to help improve communication between small-property landlords and tenants.

In its neighborhoods and businesses, southeast LA finds itself pounded by the pandemic

Whether in its packed workplaces or crowded residential neighborhoods, the 27 cities and nine unincorporated areas of the Gateway region of southeastern LA are being hit hard by coronavirus cases.

Port executives predict lasting change in retail, trade at annual address

Officials highlighted many of the Port of Long Beach's achievements during the coronavirus pandemic—from rebounding cargo volumes that ended up breaking historic records, to massive infrastructure projects like the completion of the Gerald Desmond Replacement bridge—during the annual State of the Port address Thursday morning.

A new Long Beach-based digital media company promises more buzz around business women of...

Digital media agency Hunnibuzz has the mission to make branding and web design services more accessible, especially to women of color.

Meet the 10-year-old CEO who nailed her business plan in the middle of a...

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.

Small Cafe in Naples opens for outdoor dining after remodel

The diner still requires a few finishing touches, but owner Melanie Overett said it is open for outdoor dining starting today.

As vaccinations progress, more industries fight to move their workers to the front of...

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.
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Here’s what you need to know about the second round of PPP loans

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.

Bringing math to medicine: Long Beach allergy institute plans to add sites, build new...

The Southern California Food Allergy Institute relies on large sets of data and applied mathematics to treat strong food allergies.

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