Monthly Archives: May 2021

Iconic California hotel and attraction Queen Mary at risk of capsizing

May 24, 2021Update: May 25, 2021 at 9:55 a.m. The Queen Mary in 1989, under the ownership of Disney. George Rose / Getty Images One of Southern California’s most recognizable landmarks, the historic Queen Mary, an art deco luxury ship that has lived a second life as a hotel in Long Beach, is in danger […]

California restaurants and hotels lead job creation

California accounted for a disproportionate portion of the nation’s new jobs last month, although its path to economic recovery from the pandemic remains steep. “In April, California was the locomotive that drove the US economy forward,” said Sung Won Sohn, professor of finance and economics at Loyola Marymount University. The Golden State created 38% of […]

Nearly a third of California restaurants have closed permanently as the pandemic takes hold

Almost a third of California restaurants have closed permanently and two-thirds of workers at least temporarily lost their jobs as the pandemic set in more than a year ago and Governor Gavin Newsom imposed the first lockdown nationwide, a legislative committee reported Tuesday. Few industries have been more battered than the restaurant industry, which before […]

California restaurants expect a rebound that will take years

Nearly a third of California restaurants have closed permanently and two-thirds of workers at least temporarily lost their jobs as the pandemic set in more than a year ago and Governor Gavin Newsom imposed the first lockdown nationwide, a legislative committee reported Tuesday. Few industries have been more battered than the restaurant industry, which before […]

After industry battered by pandemic, California restaurants expect rebound to take years

Nearly a third of California restaurants have closed permanently and two-thirds of workers at least temporarily lost their jobs as the pandemic set in more than a year ago and Governor Gavin Newsom imposed the first lockdown nationwide, a legislative committee reported Tuesday. Few industries have been more battered than the restaurant industry, which before […]

Secure COVID-19 Stimulus Relief for California Restaurants and Workers

This morning, the Small Business Administration announced that $ 2.7 billion in grant assistance funds have been distributed to 21,000 restaurants nationwide since the Restaurant Revitalization Fund began accepting applications on May 3. specific groups including restaurants, bars, pop-ups, street vendors, wineries, distilleries and other food hospitality businesses to help offset losses suffered during the […]

318 California restaurants receive grant + expert help to build resilience

The California Restaurant Foundation’s Restaurant Resilience Fund has awarded grants of up to $ 3,500 to 318 restaurants across California. A resilience fund to boost family restaurants in eight counties Sacramento, California (RestaurantNews.com) The California Restaurant Association (CRAF) Foundation, a non-profit organization that invests in and empowers restaurants and the California workforce, has secured a […]