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I had the extreme pleasure of speaking on Blog Talk Radio tonight with my friend and former Co:worker Donna Sam about my and my friend's compassion of crafting, and how it exemplifies the made in the U.S., small business and the American dream. I feel very strongly about trying to get everyone to make things, buy things hand made and get a resurgence of those values.…Continue
The California EDD (Employment Development Department) is apparently having a glitch of some sort and unemployment benefit checks have been delayed. Not exactly what the unemployed need! Some have been delayed as much as 8 weeks. Also, not sure if this is all US EDD divisions or just California.
According to the California EDD website, they are upgrading their software. And due to "Federal budget cuts", they are "short staffed". The EDD comment was dated September (FRIDAY) the 13th.…Continue
Ports O' Call is being re-developed. What about current tenants? Most will be allowed to stay until the end of 2014.
Is it OK for a non-profit to also remain, for now, under an agreement set years ago, and previously honored?
I attended yesterday's Harbor Commission meeting, and while the SPAA was not the only tenant speaking up, here's a tidbit about what's going on with their discussion with port officials, from the Daily Breeze.…Continue
AltaSea Marine Research Center. The project will take a few years to finish, but sounds exciting! Per our current mayor: "This public-private partnership will create jobs, draw new industries to the city, provide tremendous educational opportunities, and enhance the overall quality of life in Los Angeles." ... Thank you Daily Breeze for the attached report.…Continue