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Jacob’s Journal — Weekly News Rewind: 05/25-05/29

COVID Relief: Newly Announced Rent-Assistance Program Could Help Up to 80,000 Los Angeles Families, Officials Say Thursday, May 28 (ABC 7) – Los Angeles city officials have announced a plan to allocate $100 million dollars to a COVID-19-related renters-relief assistance program, the largest such program in the nation. Funds from the $700 million awarded to the city in

May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Impact on Personal Injury and Auto Accident Cases

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Impact on Personal Injury and Auto Accident Cases Coronavirus could impact the timeline of your personal injury case, and potentially even its value. The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of life. Many courts are closed and the U.S. economy has taken a serious hit. But you can still take steps to maintain your auto

May 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal — Weekly News Rewind: 05/18-05/22

Apple’s and Google’s Coronavirus Tools Give Health Officials More Data Wednesday, May 20 (Los Angeles Times) – On Wednesday, Apple Inc. and Google released a system called Exposure Notification to help public health authorities gather information on who has been exposed to the coronavirus. It provides tools to develop apps that notify users if they’ve come in contact

May 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Los Angeles Roads More Dangerous for Cyclists

Los Angeles Roads More Dangerous for Cyclists Established in 1956 and promoted by the League of American Bicyclists, May kicks off ‘National Bike Month’. This is a time to raise awareness about cycling safety and about the health benefits that biking provides. More people making a conscious effort to use non-motorized vehicles as a way of transportation

May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Jackpot Giveaway Winner!

Jacob's Jackpot Giveaway Winner! The first week (05/11/2020 thru 05/15/2020) of Jacob’s Jackpot Giveaway Contest was a huge success! Thank you to all who participated and nominated local rideshare drivers. We value our local heroes and our excited to announce this week’s winner: Congratulations Razi Massoumi from Huntington Beach, CA I hope this $1,000 can bring some

May 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal — Weekly News Rewind: 05/11-05/15

Thunderbirds Flyover: Here’s the Los Angeles Schedule and Flight Path for the Aerial Show Honoring SoCal Frontline Workers Friday, May 15 (ABC 7) – The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have planned to fly over Southern California on Friday to solute health care workers, first responders, military, and other essential personnel. Six F-16-C/D Fighting Falcons are scheduled to fly,

May 15th, 2020|0 Comments

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month In 2018, 4,985 motorcyclists were killed in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Motorcyclists are about 28 times more likely to die in accidents than passenger car occupants.1 Being the victim of a motorcycle accident comes with many challenges, so it helps to have a top

May 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal — Weekly News Rewind: 05/04-05/08

California Moving Into Phase 2 Reopening; Here’s What That Means For Businesses Friday, May 8 (ABC 7) – As Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled more specific guidelines on loosening California’s state-at-home order on Thursday, the Department of Public Health issued new rules for retailers and manufacturer’s warehouses. Starting Friday, clothing stores, book stores, toy stores, and florists could reopen,

May 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Is It Safe to Bike During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Is It Safe to Bike During the Coronavirus Pandemic? May is National Bike Month. It has been observed since 1956; however, the coronavirus pandemic has left most of us to “shelter-in-place” and “stay-at-home” well into the spring. Yet, some officials have promoted exercise outdoors while practicing social distancing. Biking can help maintain your health, boost your immune

May 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal — Weekly News Rewind: 04/27-05/01

Newsom Orders All OC Beaches Closed After Seeing Large Crowds Thursday, April 30 (ABC 7) – On Thursday, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a “hard close” of all Orange County beaches as of May 1. The order comes after thousands of people flocked to the beaches last weekend during a heatwave. Newsom said that “mixing” with others in

May 1st, 2020|0 Comments