Reyna Fausto working at Doña Esther's Restaurant in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason

Business / Economy

547 local businesses receive federal help from CARES Act

Paycheck Protection Program loans provide for over 8,270 local employees.

County Information Officer David Westrick (right), Supervisors Peter Hernandez (center) and Anthony Botelho (left) announced the plan to give $1.5 million in grants to small businesses. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

County to allocate $1.5 million in grants for small businesses

Funds will be managed by the Workforce Development Board and disbursed by Aug. 31.

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Business / Economy

EDC gives info on small business paycheck protection program

Could provide funds to pay up to eight weeks of payroll costs, including benefits, as well as interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.

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Government / Politics

CARES Act to provide assistance for individuals and businesses

$2 trillion aid package includes cash payments, unemployment benefits and business loans.