General Business

Extra restaurant jobs and the stimulus package deal foreshadow the business’s coming restoration

Restaurants and bars gained 286,000 workers in February After several months of job losses, the latest sign is that the industry is recovering from a long, cold winter. Freezing temperatures, combined with a resurgence of new Covid-19 cases, hurt restaurants in late 2020 and into the new year. “As of now in 2021, I’d say […]


S.F. Board of Supervisors creates Music and Leisure Venue Restoration Fund

Lynn Schwarz, co-owner of Bottom of the Hill, poses for a portrait at Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco’s venue, which has been closed since March 2020. Schwarz recently spoke publicly at a meeting of the regulators’ budget and finance committee calling on them to support the San Francisco Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund. […]