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Top Ten Stories for January 2021 include expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations and extension of unemployment benefits. The Top Ten Stories for January 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of November 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): County Health Officer opens COVID-19 vaccine …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Senator Andreas Borgeas for District 08 (R-Fresno) during COVID-19

The momentum generated by Senate Bill 74 (Borgeas-Caballero), otherwise known as the Keep California Working Act, has successfully pushed Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leadership to include an additional $2.1 billion in economic relief for small businesses and nonprofits, to achieve the $2.6 billion requested in SB 74. “In order …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced a $9.6BB economic recovery package, including immediate actions to substantially increase aid for California small businesses & nonprofits who have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a terrific result. The momentum generated …continue reading

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Small businesses are receiving a helping hand as portions of the legislative measure authored by Republican Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) are incorporated into the state budget. Senator Borgeas and members of the California State Senate Republican Caucus, who are coauthors of this bipartisan measure, have been pushing the Governor and …continue reading

More than 50 English and Spanish speaking California State University, Long Beach accounting students, who are Internal Revenue Service certified, are providing free tax preparation assistance to families who make $57,000 or less, disabled people, the elderly, students, non-residents and individuals with limited English proficiency. The free service is part …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Senator Andreas Borgeas for District 08 (R-Fresno) during COVID-19

The Keep California Working Act (SB74 Borgeas-Caballero) has recently attracted an even stronger coalition of statewide legislative support. As of today, 63 out of 120 California legislators, more than half the Legislature, have signed on to the bill, which would invest $2.6 billion of California’s unanticipated revenue in one-time grants …continue reading

featured graphic for 2nd and PCH in Long Beach during COVID-19

2ND & PCH, Long Beach’s premier coastal retail, dining, and lifestyle center welcomes the community back safely to stay, shop, dine, and relax. The open-air center offers a diverse selection of retailers, dining, boutique fitness, lifestyle services and outdoor promenade experiences. “We are thrilled to invite the community back for …continue reading

With Presidents’ Day approaching and with COVID-19 causing drastic changes in people’s driving habits and personal finances, WalletHub today released a new report on the States with the Cheapest & Most Expensive Car Insurance, along with a review of California’s Best Cheap Car Insurance Companies (plus accompanying videos and audio …continue reading