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Assistance for Businesses & THEIR employees

We are continuing to collect resources for our local businesses. Below is a list of links for individuals and businesses looking for assistance at this time:  



Visit for more information. Grant opens May 13th until May 14 at Noon.

Safer At Home Updates

  • Alcoholic Beverage Control the State has released new guidance as it relates to Alcohol Beverage restrictions and suspending enforcement of specific legal prohibitions for businesses that are currently permitted to sell alcohol. These provisions allow on-sale retailers to sell for off-site consumption, sales of alcoholic beverages to go, and permit drive-thru service. For more information on the new State guidelines visit

State Tax Assistance

Federal Tax Assistance

Work Sharing Unemployment Insurance Program

US Department of Labor

  • The Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
Small Business Assistance

You can also visit the LA County Supervisor page on the city site for updates on resources for businesses and employees.
Linked here is a list of Resources for California Businesses


  1. Summary of CA state benefits for impacted workers: 
  1. State Employment Development Department FAQs on coronavirus

  2. CRA: Offers emergency assistance to California restaurant workers facing an unanticipated hardship -

  3. USBG National Charity Foundation, supporting bartenders and servers who qualify experiencing emergency hardship -