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.
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.
Unlike the restaurant-to-store conversions that happened in March, restaurateurs are now focusing on specialty items like fresh pasta and imported treats.
The adult male body was seen floating in the water at 1600 Harbor Scenic Drive, near the Pier J fishing spot.
An 18-year-old man was shot in the 1100 block of Via Wanda Wednesday night.