Bill to Help Restaurants Passes State Legislature A bill to help restaurants recover from pandemic losses is on its way to the governor's desk.
Gov. Newsom Promotes COVID Relief for Small Businesses with Oakland VisitGovernor Gavin Newsom on Thursday visited small businesses in Oakland as he continued to promote the financial support the state has made available to business owners hit hard by the pandemic.
Wells Fargo Provides $13M in COVID Aid to Bay Area Minority Small BusinessesBay Area minority small business owners can get capital and advice to stay afloat following a tough year of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wells Fargo officials announced Wednesday.
COVID Relief: Applications for San Francisco Music and Entertainment Venue Grants Set to OpenCity officials announced Monday that the San Francisco Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund will start accepting applications for grants starting this week.
COVID: Contra Costa County Provides Debt Relief For Renters and LandlordsContra Costa County is throwing a $75 million lifeline to renters and landlords with a new relief program funded by federal funds provided to the state.
COVID: Pandemic-Related Questions Arise a Month Ahead of Tax DayWith the IRS filing deadline now a month away, many Bay Area taxpayers are navigating some of the most unusual circumstances for tax preparation in recent memory.
COVID Relief: Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act Into LawPresident Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act into law on Thursday, finalizing an early policy victory that will send much-needed aid to millions of Americans still struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic.
House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package; Bill Heads To President Biden's DeskThe House approved the final version of President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday, handing the new president a significant legislative victory as he works to stabilize an economy still struggling to rebound from the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Relief: San Francisco Unveils $62M Plan To Help Small Businesses, Eyes Mass Vaccination SitesSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday announced a new $62 million plan to provide small businesses with some help amid the COVID-19 pandemic while providing an update on the city's response to the latest surge in cases.
COVID Relief: Our Children Will Pay For These Trillion Dollar Stimulus PackagesSo far this year, the federal government has spent more than $3.5 trillion on COVID-19 relief and that’s before this latest stimulus package was approved. So where is all that money coming from? The answer is: our children.
COVID Stimulus: Newly Passed Relief Bill Too Late To Help Some Bay Area BusinessesThe second stimulus bill was signed into law over the weekend, offering cash for many Americans hit by the pandemic, extended unemployment benefits and a quarter-trillion dollar Paycheck Protection Program.
COVID Relief: House Passes Bill To Increase Stimulus Checks to $2,000The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to pass a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks to $2,000, with 275 members voting for the bill and 134 voting against it.
COVID Relief Bill Signed but Local Business Owners Say More Is NeededSunday night the president signed legislation for $900 billion in coronavirus economic aid but small business owners in the Bay Area say it's far from what's needed.
Congressional Leaders Reach Agreement on COVID Economic Relief PackageCongressional leaders on Sunday reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package that includes $600 direct payments to Americans and $300 in enhanced unemployment for the next 10 weeks.
Pelosi Meets With Congressional Leaders On New COVID-19 Aid PackageTalks on a long-delayed COVID-19 aid package intensified Tuesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi summoned other top congressional leaders for a potentially critical meeting.