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News from the SBDC An Important EDD Update The SBDC received a few recent updates from the Employment Development Department (EDD) about the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, which will help provide unemployment benefits to namely business owners, independent contractors, self-employed and those that do not typically qualify for unemployment benefits. Please be advised the […]Read More

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News from Beacon Economics An updated outlook from Founding Partner Christopher Thornberg makes the case that the U.S. economy’s path out of the COVID-19 crisis will look like a sharp V, with a huge decline in the second quarter, followed by a strong, rapid surge in the third. PDF of report available below. Covid_19_Outlook_Beacon_4_24_2020Read More

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News from the United States Chamber of Commerce Washington, DC:  As employers seek to protect their workers from exposure to Coronavirus, either while maintaining operations or in anticipation of resuming operations, what is expected of them by OSHA is one area of concern and uncertainty. OSHA has issued guidance to cover three of the main […]Read More

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News from the Money Protector La Quinta, CA:  We all need to find creative ways to grow and protect our wealth during the economic crisis. Here’s one you may not be aware of, and it’s a fantastic way to potentially put more money back in your pocket by taking advantage of the IRS tax code. […]Read More

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News from the United States Chamber of Commerce Washington, DC: The Senate on Tuesday passed a $484 billion coronavirus relief bill that would replenish a small business rescue program known as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), provide hospitals with another $75 billion and implement a nationwide virus testing program to facilitate reopening the economy. The […]Read More

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News from SoCalGas Utility and other stakeholders file agreement on the details of a new program that would give millions of Californians the option of getting part of their natural gas from renewable sources Los Angeles, CA: Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it and other important stakeholders have agreed on details of a […]Read More