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LA County Moving Forward with COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program

To help small businesses throughout Los Angeles County weather the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the County, in concert with private sector partners and foundations, is moving forward to launch a small business assistance program to provide deferred loans to cover operating expenses and prepare for their re-opening once the crisis abates. This program, […]

April 2020

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Los Angeles Times: Outreach to the Homeless Amid Coronavirus

In Coronavirus Fight, Workers in Ski Masks are Holding L.A.’s Social Safety Net Together By DOUG SMITH, Senior Writer They were looking for a man named Wayne who was old and frail and probably hadn’t eaten in a while, putting him in the most vulnerable category for contracting the novel coronavirus. Homeless outreach workers Christian […]

Get Out the Count

Saying coronavirus should not prevent people from being counted, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas urged Los Angeles County residents to participate in the 2020 Census. “L.A. County leadership and our community partners remain committed to the census and encourage our residents to do the same,” he said. “COVID-19 has demonstrated firsthand how crucial the census is to […]

COVID-19 and the April 10 Property Tax Deadline

Many property tax payers within Los Angeles County have suffered directly or indirectly as a result of COVID-19.    Los Angeles County property owners affected by the COVID-19 virus may have late penalties cancelled if they are unable to pay their property taxes by the April 10 deadline. While state law does not provide the […]