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    By Tanu Henry California Black Media Most small businesses in California are very small. A whopping 95 % of them are companies with less than 50 employees, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. Yet these businesses employ a majority of workers in the state – up to an estimated 75 % of the labor force. But, for most official purposes, California defines ...
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    By Quinci LeGardye California Black Media  Gov. Newsom says he wants to help small businesses. Combined, they are a major economic engine in the state. He wants them to get online quicker and expand their markets to reach new customers in cyberspace. This is as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hammer their bottom lines and ...
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    Applications must be received before June 19 The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved $45 million in grant funding to aid small businesses enduring hardships due to the coronavirus pandemic. The program is open to small businesses based in cities and unincorporated communities of Riverside County. These businesses must apply online by June 19. The ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Given the choice, most people wouldn’t want to chase after bad money, but it happens. Michelle Skiljan has heard about the worst that can happen when predatory lenders lure small business into high-interest loans. The merchant loan advance industry promises fast money for small businesses that have problems securing traditional loans, trapping ...