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  • California Gubernatorial Recall Election Opens on Monday, August 16

    California Gubernatorial Recall Election Opens on Monday, August 16

    Beginning August 16, the Voting Center in City Hall will be open as follows to all local voters who wish to register to vote or vote in person, use accessible voting equipment, receive personal assistance, or return their mailed ballots: ·         Every weekday (except Labor Day, September 6), from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ·        

  • Mission Neighborhood Centers Inc. Receives $1 Million Grant

    Mission Neighborhood Centers Inc. Receives $1 Million Grant

    by Business Wire   SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A $1 million grant from Jack Dorsey’s philanthropic initiative, #StartSmall, has been awarded to San Francisco’s premier Latino Community non-profit agency: Mission Neighborhood Centers (MNC), for Vital Community Services. “MNC’s board of directors and staff are most grateful to #StartSmall and Jack Dorsey for a visionary and generous investment

  • New Funding Rounds Announced for the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

    New Funding Rounds Announced for the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

    New Funding Rounds Announced for the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program Funding will support small businesses and non-profits that have struggled due to the COVID-19 pandemic     compartida por la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de California   We are excited to announce two NEW rounds—Rounds 3 and 4—of the California Relief Grant.

  • If you own a business, you’ve only got days left to apply for a Paycheck Protection loan

    If you own a business, you’ve only got days left to apply for a Paycheck Protection loan

    by Jennifer Roberts, CEO, Chase Business Banking and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Founder, Our Fair Share, entrepreneur and media mogul   In just four months last year, more than 5 million U.S. businesses received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. That helped them pay their workers, their mortgage or rent, and their utility bills. Unfortunately, many

  • COVID’s real-life ‘Romeo and Juliet’ engaged after falling in love from their balconies

    COVID’s real-life ‘Romeo and Juliet’ engaged after falling in love from their balconies

    by Elise Solé Shared from Yahoo!   Sep 25th 2020 – An Italian couple nicknamed “Romeo and Juliet” who fell in love from their balconies during the coronavirus lockdown is engaged. In March, neighbors Michele D’Alpaos and Paola Agnelli, created social media buzz for crushing on each other during lockdown from their respective balconies in Verona, Italy

  • SF – ANNOUNCEMENTS  Next Phase of Reopening to Begin on Monday, September 14

    SF – ANNOUNCEMENTS Next Phase of Reopening to Begin on Monday, September 14

    (Photo shared from Radio.com website) Mayor London Breed, Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of Health, and Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu, co-Chair of the City’s Economic Recovery Task Force, announced that San Francisco is moving forward with additional reopening on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. In addition to the previously announced businesses and activities planned for mid-September, indoor personal

  • BREAKING: Uber and Lyft Suffer Another Legal Blow Over Misclassification 

    BREAKING: Uber and Lyft Suffer Another Legal Blow Over Misclassification 

    by wire services Just weeks after Attorney General declared the companies’ misclassification illegal, PUC’s decision is another massive blow to gig corporations’ effort to buy their own law on November ballot Sacramento — The California Public Utilities Commission ruled today that Uber and Lyft drivers are employees under California law, adding even more pressure on

  • San Francisco Supervisors approve permanent eviction protections for tenants who can’t pay rent during pandemic

    San Francisco Supervisors approve permanent eviction protections for tenants who can’t pay rent during pandemic

    by the El Reportero wire services   June 9, 2020 – SAN FRANCISCO — With a near-unanimous (10-1) vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed legislation to provide permanent eviction protections for tenants unable to pay rent during this state of emergency. Proposed by Supervisor Dean Preston, a longtime tenant attorney, the

  • Coronavirus Aid to Small Businesses for coronavirus crisis

    Coronavirus Aid to Small Businesses for coronavirus crisis

    Here’s how to get a small business loan under the $349 billion coronavirus aid bill By Aaron Gregg March 30, 2020 The Washington Post The $2 trillion coronavirus relief package signed last week, officially known as the CARES Act, includes nearly $350 billion for a federal small business loan program called the Paycheck Protection Program.