Business News

County to create relief fund for small businesses

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted April 14 to create a public-private relief fund for small businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and then quickly announced capital commitments of more than $28 million. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended combining county dollars with support from philanthropic organizations and financial institutions that serve small Read More…

Local News

County hires consultant to examine voting problems

LOS ANGELES — Reacting to hours-long waits and a host of other challenges to voting during the primary election, the county Board of Supervisors voted March 10 to hire an independent consultant to help troubleshoot. Supervisor Janice Hahn initiated the motion calling for a review of the county’s revamped voting system. “We have to figure Read More…