California

Reopening California: San Francisco salons, gyms, massage studios, tattoo parlors reopen for indoor services amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco relaxed its health order a bit on Monday, allowing nail and hair salons, gyms, massage studios and tattoo parlors to welcome a limited number of customers back indoors.

At MX3 Fitness, Kevin Mcspadden was one of the first clients Monday morning to workout indoors. He hasn’t been inside a gym since March.

“It feels good,” he said in between bench presses.

The owner of MX3 Fitness is thrilled to be able to welcome people inside again. He had set up an outdoor area for clients while waiting for

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California jobless rate falls with help of temporary jobs

California’s unemployment rate fell to 11.4% in August

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A raft of temporary government jobs for the U.S. Census boosted California’s economy in August as the state added 101,900 jobs as the unemployment rate fell below the high-water mark of the Great Recession for the first time since March.

But experts warned that other indicators — including new unemployment claims, feeble consumer spending and paltry job postings — still show the world’s fifth-largest economy has stalled with no quick recovery in sight.

California lost more than 2.6 million jobs in March and April as the government ordered businesses to close and people to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed more than 14,700 Californians.

California, home to nearly 40 million

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California Financing Law | The Department of Business Oversight

Responsible Small Dollar Loans Pilot Program

Senate Bill 318 (Chap. 467, Stats. 2013) was signed into law on October 1, 2013 and is operative January 1, 2014. The bill created the Pilot Program for Increased Access to Responsible Small Dollar Loans (RSDL) to increase the availability of responsible small dollar installment loans of at least $300 but less than $2,500. Finance lenders who are licensed underthe CFLL and approved by the Commissioner of Business Oversight (Commissioner) to participate in the program may charge specified alternative interest rates and charges, including an administrative fee and delinquency fees, on loans of at least $300 but less than $2,500, subject to certain requirements. Licensees participating in the program are also permitted to use the services of a finder as defined in Section 22371 of the Financial Code.

Licensees under the former pilot program for affordable credit-building opportunities:

Effective January 1, 2014, Senate Bill

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