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About 76 percent of small businesses are being hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey put out Monday by the National Federation of Independent Business.
At least 38 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the San Fernando Valley area.
Because of the near seizure of the economy prompted by the coronavirus scare, the second quarter may see GDP shrink by 13 percent.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, two well-known San Fernando Valley fall events – the Arabian and Fernando awards – will not be held in person this year. It is possible the Fernando Award will become a virtual ceremony.
‘Our political leaders know about running an economy as much as those guys on “Tiger King” know about Verdi opera.’
Shocking plunges in the stock markets in recent weeks have prompted frantic calls from investors to their wealth managers.
‘We may look back on this moment as an opportunity that was lost.’
Shortly after the coronavirus pandemic hit nearly eight months ago, businesses started questioning whether they would need as much office space going forward.
‘Before you imperil thousands of businesses and crush a million dreams, shouldn’t you be pretty sure of what you’re doing?’
‘I feel like we are all captive actors in the absurdist play “Waiting for Godot.” We are illogically sitting around, waiting for a vaccine to arrive. But a vaccine may be months away or even longer, and there is no assurance that it will be quickly deployable or even very effective.’
You may have seen recent news accounts about how home sales have slowed nationwide.
Cheri Fleming, among the most accomplished business and civic leaders in the Valley area, died Monday evening after suffering a brain aneurism two weeks ago.
It’s dispiriting to see business improvement districts attacked by an academic group in league with a homeless advocate.
I’ve been looking over our Stockwatch page, and I couldn’t help but notice a couple of things.