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Small Business Spotlight | RepairSmith Expands Mobile Car Repair Service to Ventura

Small Business Spotlight | RepairSmith Expands Mobile Car Repair Service to Ventura

RepairSmith recently announced its mobile car repair and maintenance service is available to car owners in Thousand Oaks and Fresno California and Tucson in Arizona. RepairSmith is now operational in more than 325 cities and offers a complete convenient, mobile service for all diagnostic, repair and maintenance services that a vehicle may need.  Through RepairSmith’s ‘No-Contact Car Repair,’ certified technicians are […]

Downtown Berkeley Struggles as University Goes Distance Learning

Downtown Berkeley Struggles as University Goes Distance Learning

BY ILENE ENG   BERKELEY, Calif.—Right beside University of California, Berkeley, is Downtown Berkeley. Lined with small shops, cafes, and restaurants, Shattuck Avenue is normally bustling with people and vehicles; however, it has been quiet since March. UC Berkeley has announced that its summer sessions and fall semester will be remote learning due to COVID-19. With the absence […]

CEC Launches Solarize Santa Barbara with Webinar on Solar and Battery Storage

CEC Launches Solarize Santa Barbara with Webinar on Solar and Battery Storage

  CEC Launches Solarize Santa Barbara with Webinar on Solar and Battery Storage South Santa Barbara County homeowners invited to learn more and invest in affordable solar and battery storage options July 28, 2020 SANTA BARBARA, CA – The Community Environmental Council (CEC) announced the launch of this year’s Solarize Santa Barbara – a community-led, group […]

Salon owners push to reopen, battling high temperatures and working outside

Salon owners push to reopen, battling high temperatures and working outside

by Jenna Liston FRESNO, Calif. (FOX 26) — While hairstylists and barbers in Fresno are allowed to offer services outside, the limitations on what they can offer are challenging to some. Eileen Smith says she has been in the beauty business for more than 40 years now. After her rented booth at Hairitage was shut down for […]

Consumer Spending Rises as Incomes Fall, Giving Mixed Picture of Economic Recovery

Consumer Spending Rises as Incomes Fall, Giving Mixed Picture of Economic Recovery

BY TOM OZIMEK American consumers increased their spending by 5.6 percent in June while personal income fell by 1.1 percent, giving a mixed picture of a U.S. economy struggling to sustain recovery momentum amid a surge of reported COVID-19 cases and lackluster jobs data. Consumer spending is a major driver of the U.S. economy, accounting for around 70 percent of […]

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US GDP Suffers Record Collapse, Jobless Claims Point to Stalling Recovery

US GDP Suffers Record Collapse, Jobless Claims Point to Stalling Recovery

BY TOM OZIMEK The U.S. economy suffered a historic collapse in the second quarter of this year, with Commerce Department figures showing gross domestic product (GDP) plummeting by 32.9 percent in annualized terms as business activity ground to a halt due to the pandemic. CJ Editor’s note: GDP swings are typically reported at an annual rate […]

Small Businesses Picking Up the Pieces as Lockdowns Ease

Small Businesses Picking Up the Pieces as Lockdowns Ease

BY CHARLOTTE CUTHBERTSON Although grateful for any business right now, small businesses have a long road ahead to recoup losses What began as a two-week closure for many small businesses in March has turned into permanent shutter for some, while others are barely squeaking by with no end in sight. Coffee shop owner Christie Bruffy closed […]

California State Contract Violates New Gig Worker Law, Lawyer Says

California State Contract Violates New Gig Worker Law, Lawyer Says

BY JAMIE JOSEPH California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) has hired outside independent contractors to help process unemployment claims, a lawyer says—thus breaking the state’s own AB 5 law requiring them to be classified as employees. Los Angeles-based attorney Michael Alfera told The Epoch Times that the contractors are being funneled through consulting company Deloitte, then subcontracted to Tyme […]

Jobs Recovery Stalls in States Experiencing COVID-19 Surge: Report

Jobs Recovery Stalls in States Experiencing COVID-19 Surge: Report

BY TOM OZIMEK Small-business hiring has slowed in states experiencing a COVID-19 resurgence, according to high-frequency labor market data from a recent report by scheduling firm Homebase. The report found that after more than two months of steady labor market recovery across all states following a sharp plunge in April amid lockdowns, some states are showing a split. Those that […]