Small businesses are the heart of the Richmond District.
While being open or closed is a moving target for restaurants, many of outdoor dining spaces had become an attraction to residents and visitors who enjoy going out to eat and crave a sense of community.
To slow the spread of small business failures during the pandemic, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has expanded and extended a moratorium on evicting commercial tenants who cannot pay rent because of COVID-19.
The Hockey Haven has operated continuously for more than 70 years, up until the past few months of shelter in place. They are one of the many small businesses in the Richmond District that have been impacted by the pandemic.
Gui Oliveira profiles an old family-run business in the Richmond, Gus’ Discount Tackle.
Small Businesses in the Richmond are reeling from shelter-in-place orders that have left non-essential businesses struggling to survive.
As shelter-in-place orders are extended a number of small business owners struggle to stay open.
Prepare Now for PPP Round 2
Earlier this month, $349 billion in federal Payroll Protection Programfunding became available for small businesses and nonprofits as a bridge for COVID-19 related economic impacts.
Pandemic Prompts Shelter-in-Place Order: Businesses Struggle to Survive
San Francisco Mayor London Breed celebrated San Francisco’s Small Business Week (May 6-11) where local businesses, entrepreneurs and workers are being recognized and celebrated for their contribution to the local economy of their neighborhoods.
Since 2013, California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared the month of May as California Small Business Month to recognize how important our state’s nearly four million small businesses are to our local economies and neighborhood character.