Tag: coronavirus

Teachers Unions Vehemently Oppose Schools Opening Too Soon
Education

Teachers Unions Vehemently Oppose Schools Opening Too Soon

Many unanswered questions, lack of details as some districts rush to return By Terry Miller As school districts across California attempt to physically return to classrooms, a “woeful lack of planning for COVID-19 testing, tracing and prevention is putting educators, students and our communities at serious risk of contracting a virus that has already killed more than…

Final Round of L.A. Regional COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Begins Oct. 26
Business, News

Final Round of L.A. Regional COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Begins Oct. 26

Last chance for small businesses to apply for $5,000-$25,000 grants The sixth and final round of the $100 million L.A. Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund grant program commences Monday, Oct. 26, marking the last week that eligible Los Angeles County microentrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profits can apply for a $5,000-$25,000 grant. Since grant program opened in July, fund…

Newsom Says California Will Review F.D.A.-Approved COVID-19 Vaccine for Safety Before Distributing to the Public
News

Newsom Says California Will Review F.D.A.-Approved COVID-19 Vaccine for Safety Before Distributing to the Public

While there is no proven vaccine for COVID-19 yet, a group of scientists will review any vaccine that receives federal approval and verify its safety, before California makes a vaccine available to the public, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Monday. A group of California physicians and scientists with expertise in immunization and public health have been named…

Deadline for L.A. County’s Small Business Grant Program Extended
Business, News

Deadline for L.A. County’s Small Business Grant Program Extended

Applicants may submit through Oct. 19, 2020, 11:59 p.m. The application period for the county’s Small Business Revitalization Grant Program, which opened last week, has been extended to Oct. 19, 2020, 11:59 p.m. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has provided Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to create the Small Business…

California Reveals New Guidelines for Private Gatherings
News

California Reveals New Guidelines for Private Gatherings

Ahead of the holiday season, new guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) says private outdoor gatherings of people from three (or fewer) households are now compliant with state health orders. “We are entering into the holidays, but also we’re entering into the part of the year when things cool down and people…

Public Health Confirms 41st L.A. County Child Was Diagnosed with Rare COVID-related Syndrome
News

Public Health Confirms 41st L.A. County Child Was Diagnosed with Rare COVID-related Syndrome

C.D.C. identifies similar syndrome appearing in adults The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday that another child has been diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare but serious condition linked to COVID-19. All 41 children with MIS-C in L.A. County were hospitalized and 46% of the children were treated…

Career Corner: A Case for WFH
Business

Career Corner: A Case for WFH

By Angela Copeland The letters WFH used to be mainly used by the tech industry but as work from home is becoming more common, so is the use of this important acronym. In the last six months, working from home has gone from an exception to a norm. But if you’re like many employees, your…

L.A. County Businesses Eligible to Receive $30K Relief Grants
Business, News

L.A. County Businesses Eligible to Receive $30K Relief Grants

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors recently voted to use Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to create the Small Business Revitalization Grant Program. Eligible applicants will receive $30,000 to use for employee payroll, working capital to continue operations, payment of outstanding business expenses and adaptive business practices needed to remain open….

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