May 18, 2020
While Gov. Gavin Newsom loosened some of his orders last Monday to allow for curbside pick-up at retail shops, and the transportation and manufacturing that support it, businesses like dine-in restaurants are still closed.
On Friday evening, a local judge officially rejected Huntington Beach’s legal challenge against Governor Gavin Newsom’s beach closures, saying the beaches are now open for active use while also pointing to Supreme Court precedent that liberties are not absolute when a state is fighting an epidemic.
The Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program, set to launch this week, is aimed at helping Buena Park-based companies with 10 or fewer employees (including the owner) that generate tax revenue for the city.
Each box of food will hold about 20 pounds of just-harvested fresh produce: oranges, apples, potatoes, sweet potatoes, cabbage, onions and carrots. The USDA will continue the deliveries five days a week through December.
New safeguards in place include: Plexiglass shields installed at each public front counter to protect both sides from contamination, six-foot social distancing floor markers and, signage reinforcing public health and safety requirements.
In the revised budget published by the governor on Thursday, Newsom proposed taking back over $24 million in funds set aside for the cemetery to help replenish the state budget, which currently has a projected $54 billion deficit due to the coronavirus.
A bar, a brewery and a food hall akin to the Anaheim Packing House could be on the way around the soon-to-be-restored Fox Theatre in downtown Fullerton..
Labor 411: Billionaire Calls For ‘Trickle Up’ Economics: $2,000 Monthly Checks To Boost Consumer Demand
All 128m households could get a $1k check every 2 weeks for the next 2 months that MUST BE SPENT WITHIN 10 DAYS OF RECEIPT OR IT EXPIRES, says billionaire Mark Cuban. The expiration date is to ensure that the money is used to increase consumer demand, rather than end up in savings.
Publication Date: May 18, 2020