December 2, 2020
News and Events
Gov. Newsom Considers New Stay-at-Home Orders in California as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase
On Monday, the governor said he is considering imposing more stay-at-home orders in California out of concern that hospitals could be overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases by Christmas. The orders would affect counties in the purple tier of the state's reopening plan under the strictest guidelines.
Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards – What Employers Need to Know
Cal/OSHA’s emergency regulations requiring employers to protect workers from hazards related to COVID-19 are in effect, following approval on November 30th by the Office of Administrative Law. These emergency workplace safety regulations require protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19 on the job. The 21-page standard strengthens existing Covid-19 public health guidance, requiring employers to follow the stringent new rules or face penalties.
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OC VIBE Submits Plans for $3 Billion Mixed-Use Development
OC Vibe, a proposed new entertainment development planned around the Honda Center, is on track toward opening its first phase in 2024. OC Vibe will offer a new concert venue, two hotels, a park and housing. This project will reinvigorate the Anaheim economy by creating new jobs and drawing tourism once gatherings can resume.
Business Resources
New Small Business Covid-19 Resources
As cases rise and restrictions on businesses tighten, CA Governor Newsom announced yesterday a new set of relief measures and emergency funds for small businesses and nonprofits, including sales tax deferrals, $25,000 grants, and public/private sector investment.
Apply Now For New California Small Business Credit
On December 1, the State began offering a $1000 tax credit per new hire for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 under the CA Small Business Hiring Credit.
California Rebuilding Fund Launches
New Loans For Small Businesses
The California Rebuilding Fund is a public-private partnership that drives capital from private, philanthropic, and public sector resources – including an anchor commitment of $25 million from IBank – to Community Development Financial Institutions. The lenders will offer a standardized loan product with affordable and flexible terms for small businesses with loan sizes of up to $100,000 with a fixed rate of 4.25%. 
Labor Laws Taking Effect January 1
Many new employment-related laws were signed into law at the end of the legislative session. Check out CalChamber’s guide to new labor laws which take effect on January 1, 2021.
Membership Spotlight
Anaheim Beautiful Recognizes
Art Installations Throughout Anaheim
Anaheim Beautiful recently announced its 2020 honorees for its Art in Public Places program. The honors were unveiled in a video presentation during an Anaheim City Council meeting. They are:

  • Julie Mayer Award - JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort
  • Impact Award - Muzeo Sculpture, City of Anaheim Community and Economic Development Department
  • Campus Beautiful Award - Loara High School Art Students, 1000 Butterflies Exhibit

Additional AIPP Awards:
  • North Net Training Center - Tower Mural Honoring 911 Heroes
  • “Vigilance” - Bronze K-9 Memorial Sculpture, Olive Hills Park
  • Love Mural - Vineyard Anaheim Church, downtown Anaheim parking structure
  • Honorable Mentions Awards:
  • 18 Folds Restaurant - Floating Heart Lantern Exhibit
  • STC Gardenwalk - Ceiling and Wall Murals
Buys Mark 1
Anaheim disaster recovery company American Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it acquired East Coast restorer Mark 1 Restoration Service Inc. in what is the first-ever acquisition for the 31-year-old company.
The Beach Boys at The City National Grove of Anaheim
The Beach Boys live at Grove of Anaheim on Sunday, December 13 is sure to be fun, fun, fun. The Beach Boys will pull into town to perform on December 13 at City National Grove of Anaheim’s Drive-In OC. Tickets are on sale now via One ticket per vehicle, five-passenger maximum.
Visit Anaheim
Things To Do On Buena Vista Street At Disneyland® Resort
The Disneyland® Resort has expanded its Downtown Disney® District into the Disney California Adventure® theme park. That’s right! You can enjoy additional outdoor dining and retail experiences within the park gates, while the theme park remains closed. From soaking up the magic of the season to stocking up on treats at the candy shop, check out fun things to do on Buena Vista Street.
Small Business Administration
Learn More About PPP Forgiveness
The SBA’s Orange County / Inland Empire District office, in collaboration with SCORE, invites you to join us to learn more about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and PPP Forgiveness. In this webinar, they will cover the latest forgiveness process, required forms and guidance, and conduct a Q&A session for attendees.
December 8: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PST
December 15: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PST
December 22: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PST
Click on the date above to register now.

Important Links
Simpler PPP Forgiveness Form For Loans Of $50K Or Less
The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application for loans of $50,000 or less. Form 3508S requires fewer calculations and less documentation for eligible borrowers.

  • Click here to view the simpler loan forgiveness application.
  • Click here to view the instructions for completing the simpler loan forgiveness application.
  • Click here to view the Interim Final Rule on the simpler forgiveness process for loans of $50,000 or less.
Member Discounts
Office Depot and OfficeMax

Our members can save up to 55% off every time they shop Office Depot. That means they get more of what they need and love, for a lot less! Make sure you're signed up to take advantage of this incredible program, too. Your Mobile Member Code is AnaheimCard OR text the code to 844-446-6358 to receive the card on your phone.
UPS Discounts

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring you valuable discounts on the products and services you need. Make the most out of your membership and take advantage of competitive rates on UPS shipping services. Plus, with the UPS one-driver advantage and more than 60,000 drop off points, there's no need to sort your air and ground shipments.