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California Governor Gavin Newsom Says Disneyland, Other Parks Not Opening Soon As He Reveals Disagreement With Disney Chief Bob Iger

California Governor Gavin Newsom Says Disneyland, Other Parks Not Opening Soon As He Reveals Disagreement With Disney Chief Bob Iger

By Tom Tapp “We don’t anticipate in the immediate term any of these larger parks opening until we see more stability in terms of the data.” Those were the long-awaited words of California Governor Gavin Newsom on the fate of the state’s still-closed amusement parks. “We feel there’s no hurry to put out guidelines and we continue to work with […]

Judicial Watch Sues California to Prevent Enforcement of Race, Ethnicity, Sexual Preference and Transgender Status Quotas for Corporate Boards of Directors

Judicial Watch Sues California to Prevent Enforcement of Race, Ethnicity, Sexual Preference and Transgender Status Quotas for Corporate Boards of Directors

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of the State of California County of Los Angeles on behalf of three California taxpayers to prevent California from enforcing Assembly Bill 979 (AB 979), which Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law September 30, 2020. The bill requires that boards of directors of […]

Businesses Reopening in Ventura County

Businesses Reopening in Ventura County

The Governor’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy describes the process for reducing COVID-19 in the state with revised criteria for loosening and tightening restrictions on activities. Ventura County was recently in the Purple Tier, which meant many businesses activities remained closed or were limited to operating outdoors. Our County has just moved into the Red […]

Port Customers Shine Earning Blue Skies, Blue Whales Awards

Port Customers Shine Earning Blue Skies, Blue Whales Awards

PORT OF HUENEME, October 5, 2020 – Protecting the whales and our local air quality is not only a top priority for the Port, but also its ocean carriers. Maersk, GLOVIS, K Line, and NYK Line all earned recognition for participating in this voluntary program. This vessel speed reduction initiative aims to cut air pollution and […]

US Economy Adds 661,000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Falls Below 8 Percent

US Economy Adds 661,000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Falls Below 8 Percent

BY TOM OZIMEK The U.S. economy added 661,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate fell from 8.4 percent in August to 7.9 percent last month, the Labor Department said in a release Friday. The agency’s last monthly employment report ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election shows labor market recovery continues from the lockdown-driven lows of March and April, although […]

Enroll Now, APICS Certification Courses and Principles Classes

Enroll Now, APICS Certification Courses and Principles Classes

  Newsletter APICS Certification Classes! Enroll in Certification and Principles classes today! Check our Fall-Winter Classes! The world is relying in the Supply Chain to support the New Normal and to design the Next Normal. Will you be prepared to take one of the jobs that will be in high demand? CPIM and CSCP are […]

October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) Fundraiser Highlights Local Business Women Empowerment is Priceless, October 15   Featured clients at WEV’s 2020 Empowerment is Priceless fundraiser include (left to right): Elizabeth Gray Bayne, Gray Bayne Film and Media, LLC; Erica Morris, The Eco Store; Juliana Ramirez, JR Bookkeeping; Jennifer Walsh, Mesa Produce & Chuy […]

US Private Hiring Exceeds Expectations in September

US Private Hiring Exceeds Expectations in September

BY TOM OZIMEK Private employers added 749,000 jobs; economists surveyed by Refinitiv predicted 650,000 Private employers in the United States hired more workers in September than economists predicted, with the ADP National Employment Report on Sept. 30 showing 749,000 new jobs. Economists surveyed by Refinitiv anticipated a figure of 650,000, with the better-than-expected jobs number a […]

US Economy Plunges At Record Rate, Rebound Likely Next Quarter, Economists Say

US Economy Plunges At Record Rate, Rebound Likely Next Quarter, Economists Say

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR The U.S. economy plunged by 31.4% in the second quarter of 2020, a record drop caused by government measures to combat the spread of coronavirus. The Department of Commerce figure released Wednesday reflects the rate of decline in U.S. gross domestic product during the second quarter, from April to June, according to the Associated […]

CA Rules For Reopening Disneyland, Universal Studios, Other Parks Must Be “Thoughtful” And “Responsible,” Says State’s Top Health Official – Updated

CA Rules For Reopening Disneyland, Universal Studios, Other Parks Must Be “Thoughtful” And “Responsible,” Says State’s Top Health Official – Updated

By Tom Tapp UPDATED with latest: After a group of 18 California senators and assemblymembers issued a letter on Monday asking Governor Gavin Newsom to issue guidelines for theme parks to reopen, the state’s top health official addressed the matter. Asked when guidance for theme parks would be released, Dr. Mark Ghaly said, “We’re working hard to get that […]