Listen to The South Bay Show: Manhattan Beach Chamber 360!
Our guest this morning is Larry Johnson from the Small Business Development Center at El Camino College. The SBDC is available to answer your questions and concerns impacting your business. This includes applying for disaster loans, ensuring your employees are taken care of and managing uncertainty.
Listen to The South Bay Show: South Bay Spotlight!
The South Bay Show podcast will continue to keep the phones lines open for community members to share information and we encourage everyone to tune in for the latest local news and updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have information you’d like to share, call in to the show at 714-242-5288 every Thursday morning between 8 and 9 a.m. and we’ll get you on the air!
The Torrance Area Chamber of Chamber is a convener of communities, catalyst of action, and champion of business. With such difficult times sprung upon the Torrance area, and all businesses within it, the only way to react was with immediate action. We hope that you see how important each business is to us. You are all on our minds. Furthermore, we believe our actions have spoken even louder than these words. Read more...(291 words, estimated 1:10 mins reading time)
Redondo Beach Patch.com has a new page to let the community know which businesses are open.
Patch will publicize this list on an ongoing basis over the next several weeks, to let customers near you know the status of local businesses. Please feel free to share the link to this form to other business owners in town.
Local Patch readers who want to know what’s open in town can access the directory here.
(I haven’t been able to find this page on the other local Patch.com pages. If you have the links for them, please forward!) Read more...(107 words, estimated 26 secs reading time)
Palos Verdes Art Center has issued a Call for Videos.
The team at PVAC is expanding their online presence with virtual exhibitions and e-blasts to members and friends. Theys would like to involve you, too.
PVAC will periodically post videos on their website that they receive from members and the community at large. This is an open outlet for creativity, so let your artistic visions flow and submit videos of any length and genre, be it dance, spoken word, animation, etc.
Don’t have a video? PVAC staff will be glad to help you make one. Read more...(234 words, estimated 56 secs reading time)
• Safer at Home Directive Still in Effect: With warm weather forecasted or Los Angeles, please remember the Safer At Home directives are still in effect including the closure of all beaches, parks, and trails in Los Angeles County. Please be aware that “behavioral fatigue” may set in, especially when it’s tempting to go outside. Help stem the spread of COVID-19 by remaining in your homes, unless it is absolutely necessary to leave in order to perform an essential function. Read more...(347 words, estimated 1:23 mins reading time)
The City of Lomita has developed a stand alone website dedicated to COVID-19, which is continually updated as new information develops.
Covid-19 has been dominating the news cycle over the past several weeks. This is an unprecedented situation that is fluid and changing rapidly. We would like to assure our residents that we are monitoring it closely, and along with our partner agencies around us, adjusting as necessary.
Over the past several weeks, there has been an outpouring of altruism and support from #NeighborsHelpingNeighbors in the Beach Cities. Now more than ever is the time for us to come together and look out and care for one another, especially our vulnerable populations – older adults and those with underlying health conditions.
Governor Gavin Newsom urged Californians to check in on vulnerable neighbors with a call, text or physically-distanced door knock. One way to help our community is to drop off Kindness Cards to neighbors letting them know you’re here to help! Read more...(199 words, estimated 48 secs reading time)
1) If a person develops symptoms of COVID-19 and has reason to believe they may have been exposed, they should call their health care provider or local health department before seeking care. If you don’t have a provider, call 2-1-1 for help finding a clinician near you.
2) The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) has established testing sites across LA County. Tests through LA County are free and strictly limited to residents of LA County who are in the most high-risk categories and most vulnerable. Read more...(216 words, 1 image, estimated 52 secs reading time)