Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Los Angeles-area small businesses are now able to apply for Facebook’s Small Business Grants Program. This initiative is part of Facebook’s pledge to offer $100M in small business grants worldwide. To be eligible to apply, you must: Be a for-profit … Read More

City of Long Beach COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 BUSINESS AND WORKER RESOURCES Business Hotline And Call Center City staff are available to answer COVID-19 business and worker-related questions through the Business Hotline and Call Center. For immediate assistance, contact the Business Hotline and Call Center at 562-570-4BIZ (4249). … Read More

Urgent: Small Business Owners Can Apply for $15 Million Loan Fund Today at 1 p.m.

We are pleased to announce that yesterday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted a motion to establish the LA County COVID-19 Relief Fund which directs the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) to develop and implement a … Read More

Governor Newsom Announces New Help for Small Businesses & Workers Displaced by COVID-19

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 … Read More

SCE Responds to COVID-19 Emergency

SCE Responds to COVID-19 Emergency Suspends Service Disconnections. Announces additional initiatives to support customers, communities and employees. Click Here to Read Announcement

Important Announcement from the City of Signal Hill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hannah Shin-Heydorn, City Manager Thursday, March 19, 2020 562-989-7300 City of Signal Hill Declares Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19 SIGNAL HILL – City Manager Hannah Shin-Heydorn, in her authority as Director of Emergency Services, issued … Read More

Special Announcement from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

SAFER AT HOME ORDER FOR CONTROL OF COVID-19 Temporary Prohibition of Events and Gatherings of 10 Persons or More Closure of Non-Essential Businesses and Areas Date Ordered Issued: March 19, 2020 Click here to read announcement

SBA disaster loans are NOW BEING PROCESSED!

SBA disaster loans are NOW BEING PROCESSED! The application link is now open for any California business wishing to apply for a disaster loan related to economic damage from the COVID-19 health crisis. LINK: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela A word from Bill Allen, … Read More

Request for Relief from CDTFA (Sales Tax)

Any business required to collect sales tax and send the monthly pre-payments and quarterly returns to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) can request a “Relief from Penalty and Interest due to a Disaster” if they are … Read More

Special Announcement from Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC)   On March 9, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) will be accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC).  There are over $70 million in tax credits available during this … Read More

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