Day: September 26, 2020

COVID-19 infection rates become weekly ‘nail-biter’ for local businesses: Can they outlast pandemic?

As the county’s public health officer this week methodically reeled off the latest COVID-19 case rates, it quickly became clear that business owners’ greatest fears of yet another shutdown of indoor operations would not be realized.

“We made it through a nail-biter here today,” county Supervisor Jim Desmond said of the news that San Diego had escaped having to leave its red-tier reopening status for the state’s most restrictive purple tier. “It’s kind of a small victory.”

But was it? After six months of navigating the dips and surges of the novel coronavirus and nervously monitoring California’s ever-changing rules for what is and isn’t safe to reopen, local restaurants, bars and gyms are questioning how much longer — if at all — they and their employees can outlast the pandemic.

Since March, they’ve weathered a cycle of government-mandated closings and subsequent reopenings, as the state wrestles with the challenge of

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Owners of Silverton’s Palace Theatre retiring from business in October

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The Owners of Silverton’s Palace Theater have announced they will be stepping away from the business after their lease runs out on October 1.

Co-owners Stu Rasmussen and Roger Paulson have owned the theatre since 1974.

Rasmussen cited a lack of flexibility with landlord Marjorie Eng and the inability to open up due to the pandemic, forest fire smoke and a sewage leak. Eng couldn’t be reached for comment. 

The theatre has had its fair share of bad luck after having to close down for a short time in 2012 due to a fire. 

“The community has an investment in that space as a place for recreation,” Rasmussen said. “We were the heart and soul of that business, we built it up

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Global Paints and Varnishes Market Size, Global Trends, Business Profiles and Forecast to 2029

Pune, Maharashtra, India, August 31 2020 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd –: Latest Study Reports Paints and Varnishes Market risk, opportunity, and market summary and Predictions 2020-2029 has been Added on market.us.

The Paints and Varnishes Market report is given for the worldwide markets including growth, trends, competitive landscape study, and key regions development status (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa) 2020-2029. In-depth Analysis presents the possible segments including segmented according to producers, product type Decorative Paints, Performance Coatings, applications Construction, Industrial?Application, Transportation, Consumer Goods, and regions. The Paints and Varnishes Market report included key features like the current market requirements, the pace of growth, and CAGR in the forecast period.Paints and Varnishes Market investigating the current market situation, share, revenue, trade, volume, trend, overview, shares, and growth with the help of tables and figures, comprehensive report with figures, graphs, and table

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Meet the Socialists Keeping Alive Working-Class Politics in Melbourne

In March 2019, in the outer northern Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows, a crowd of residents gathered outside the Hume City Council meeting, chanting “poison air isn’t fair!”

The snap protest was called by the Victorian Socialists (VS) in response to a factory fire at Bradbury Industrial Service’s chemical handling facility. The fire burned for days, blanketing parts of Campbellfield in toxic smoke. A speaker addressed the crowd, asking: “How many times do the people of the north and the west in the industrial suburbs of Melbourne have to get blasted with toxic waste?”

Almost one year later, residents of the same area won an important victory, blocking a proposed waste incinerator. At a meeting called to celebrate, one local activist commented “when the socialists got involved, the council really started to take notice.”

These scenes of collective action are a far cry from what is usually viewed as the “small-p

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Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc. Named Agency of Record for Outlets at Tejon and Tejon Ranch Commerce Center

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc., central California’s premier strategic communications agency, proudly announces it has been named agency of record for Outlets at Tejon and Tejon Ranch Commerce Center. Both entities are part of Tejon Ranch Company (NYSE: TRC), a publicly traded, diversified real estate development and agribusiness company whose key asset is California’s historic Tejon Ranch. Outlets at Tejon is a specific joint venture between Tejon Ranch Company and The Rockefeller Group.

Providence excels at developing strategic public relations and communications campaigns for their diverse clientele. As the public relations agency representing both entities, Providence will provide a wide range of ongoing PR services to further aid these popular California based companies.

“Our team is excited to put our experience and expertise to work for both Outlets at Tejon and Tejon Ranch Commerce Center,” says Providence president and CEO, Tracy Leach. “We are extremely proud to

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Global Automotive Motor Market Size, Global Trends, Business Profiles and Forecast to 2029

Pune, Maharashtra, India, August 31 2020 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd –: Latest Study Reports Automotive Motor Market risk, opportunity, and market summary and Predictions 2020-2029 has been Added on market.us.

The Automotive Motor Market report is given for the worldwide markets including growth, trends, competitive landscape study, and key regions development status (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa) 2020-2029. In-depth Analysis presents the possible segments including segmented according to producers, product type Motor, Stater, Alternator, applications Body, Powertrain, Classis, and regions. The Automotive Motor Market report included key features like the current market requirements, the pace of growth, and CAGR in the forecast period.Automotive Motor Market investigating the current market situation, share, revenue, trade, volume, trend, overview, shares, and growth with the help of tables and figures, comprehensive report with figures, graphs, and table of contents to explain the circumstance of

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Virtual credit cards could help secure online shopping, BBB advises | Money

Let’s face it. Online shopping has become a hobby for many of us during the pandemic. E-commerce sales are predicted to bring in more than $709 billion in 2020 — that’s an 18% increase over last year.

Unfortunately, all that extra shopping has created more opportunities for fraudsters to access our financial information. Data breaches are no longer uncommon in the virtual marketplace, so it’s especially important to protect your financial information anytime you purchase a product or service online.

Virtual credit cards have become one of the most effective options for safeguarding those accounts. This service allows consumers to create temporary card numbers, expiration dates, and security codes for online and over-the-phone purchases.

Unique credit card numbers can be generated for each individual purchase or used over a longer period of time. Some virtual credit card users even set up a unique number for each vendor they do business

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Dallas SEO & PR Company KISS PR Celebrates National Small Business Week.Gives FREE Press Release to Small Business Owners Who Qualify

09/23/2020, Dallas, TX // KISSPR //

Dallas, TX , Sept. 23, 2020 (KISSPR) — Dallas, TX / Qamar Zaman, CEO of KISS PR, is giving away a KISS PR Brand Awareness press release to any American small business from September 22 to 26. 

This week and every day, we celebrate American small business owners for being the fuel behind the American economy.  We applaud your perseverance.  This year has been challenging, and we know this, as we are a small business, too. However, we are not alone.  Every single day we have been blessed.

Even during these tough times, we have received support from our fellow business owners who kept our lights on.  From the assistance we received from the SBA PPP program, we were able to keep our staff.  Not for a single day or month did we miss payroll or let our team go. 

When I started my

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Global cDNA Synthesis Market 2020 Up to date Business Strategies, Product Sales and Growth Rate, Assessment to 2029

Pune, Maharashtra, India, August 31 2020 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd –: Market.us published a new industry research report on “Positive And Negative Impact Of Coronavirus/Covid-19 on Global cDNA Synthesis Market with detailed information break-down data by product types, segmentation by application, 2020 leading key players scenario visible among the impact of COVID-19 such as QIAGEN, Bio-Rad Laboratories, TATAA Biocenter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bioline, New England Biolabs and Sigma-Aldrich. 

The cDNA Synthesis market has been pickup high-quality momentum in the latest years includes a thorough compilation of the quantitative analysis of the industry for a period of 10 years in order to assist players to grow in the market. A more extensive study of the product application and services conducted by subject matter experts assessing the cDNA Synthesis market displays data in a statistical format to offer a better understanding of the dynamics that will help product owners to make a

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What I Hope Substack Changes About Journalism: The Information’s Weekly Newsletter

We have a major tech news week coming up, with a possible Google antitrust lawsuit, who knows what developments around TikTok, the Palantir and Asana public stock market debuts and much more.

On Thursday, I’m excited to sit down to discuss the state of play with former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and entrepreneur and investor Alexa von Tobel. They are the founders of Inspired Capital, a relatively new venture firm, and we plan to cover a lot of ground, from the impact of the presidential election on tech to where venture capitalists are playing their next round of Covid-inspired bets. To join us, register here.

And while next week will be busy, this week was jam-packed as well. Jessica Toonkel published two important stories. The first was a story about a sexual misconduct investigation into the CEO of ViacomCBS, which cleared him. The second was a profile

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