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Public must comply with face mask mandate or suffer crippling economic lockdown

DALY CITY – San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa made the following statement today after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution urging face covering compliance and directing staff to develop a community outreach plan. Violations of the order can currently be charged as a misdemeanor with associated fines, according to the state Dept. of Public Health and …

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Business owners encouraged to submit reports of damage by civil unrest by July 17

Individuals and businesses that faced damage or other losses due to looting, property damage and violence during the protests in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police have until July 17 to submit reports of those losses. Businesses in King County that suffered property damage or other losses since May 25, 2020 may be eligible for …

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SBA and Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program

WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020.  In addition to revising the full forgiveness application, SBA also published a new EZ version of the forgiveness …

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SBA Rolls Out Dedicated Tool for Small Businesses to Connect with CDFIs, Small Asset Lenders Participating in PPP

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced the launch of a dedicated online tool for small businesses and non-profits to be matched with Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), Certified Development Companies (CDCs), Farm Credit System lenders, Microlenders, as well as traditional smaller asset size lenders in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).   SBA’s Lender Match is an additional …

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Anthem Blue Cross Rolls Out Digital Kiosks to Help Californians Achieve Better Health Outcomes

New technology empowers clinicians and Medi-Cal members by providing access to interpretation services for non-English speaking Californians. Anthem Blue Cross has deployed hundreds of digital solutions kiosks in health centers across the state to provide real-time video interpretation services and access to telehealth. The kiosks help clinicians overcome communication barriers and improve service to the growing number of non-English speaking …

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PG&E Opens Program for STEM Scholarships of up to $10,000

Qualified Applicants Encouraged to Apply by July 10, 2020 Deadline SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (The Foundation) are inviting applications to the Better Together STEM Scholarship Program. The Foundation will provide funding for a total of $250,000 to students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) disciplines. …

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