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UNITE HERE Local 11 Asks Federal Agency to Ensure Chateau Marmont Complies with Loan Law

Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 6:58pm

b"Former Chateau Marmont workers asked the U.S. Small Business Administration (\xe2\x80\x9cSBA\xe2\x80\x9d) to ensure that Chateau Marmont comply with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan requirements.\nAccording to public records, the hotel was approved for a $1.95 million PPP loan on February 5, 2021 , and as of April 13 the loan had been disbursed but not paid in full or charged off, according to the SBA.

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  • b"Former Chateau Marmont workers asked the U.S. Small Business Administration (\xe2\x80\x9cSBA\xe2\x80\x9d) to ensure that Chateau Marmont comply with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan requirements.\nAccording to public records, the hotel was approved for a $1.95 million PPP loan on February 5, 2021 , and as of April 13 the loan had been disbursed but not paid in full or charged off, according to the SBA.
  • While the PPP program was intended to keep workers on payroll, only a small fraction of laid-off Chateau workers have been returned to their jobs.\n\xe2\x80\x9cI gave 40 years of my life to Chateau Marmont and have been struggling as a part time pizza delivery driver while my hotel is being approved for a nearly $2 Million dollar loan.
  • The workers, who are supported by UNITE HERE Local 11, assembled yesterday to distribute boxes of groceries to each other and their families.
  • Yet large companies like Chateau Marmont have used a loophole in the law to apply for these limited funds.

 Get It While It’s Smokin’ Hot! Eaze Releases NFT Featuring NBA Champion Matt Barnes to Fund National Expungement Week And Celebrate 4/20’s 50th Anniversary

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 8:51pm

Today, Eaze launches its first non-fungible token (NFT) to put its signature moonman image in the hands of the - ahem - highest bidder in celebration of 4/20\xe2\x80\x99s golden anniversary.

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  • Today, Eaze launches its first non-fungible token (NFT) to put its signature moonman image in the hands of the - ahem - highest bidder in celebration of 4/20\xe2\x80\x99s golden anniversary.
  • The NFT, which features NBA champion and nationally-recognized cannabis advocate Matt Barnes, is for sale on OpenSea .
  • All proceeds from the sale will go to National Expungement Week (N.E.W.
  • ), a POC-powered organization that provides access to relief, equity, and opportunity in communities affected by the War on Drugs.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Fans Have Spoken: EstrellaTV’s Primetime Talk Show “Tu-Night con Omar Chaparro” Comes Back for the Spring With a Sizzling Season Three

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:13pm

b'Estrella Media, a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company, announced today that its EstrellaTV network is uncorking a special spring edition of critically acclaimed primetime talk show Tu-Night con Omar Chaparro .

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  • b'Estrella Media, a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company, announced today that its EstrellaTV network is uncorking a special spring edition of critically acclaimed primetime talk show Tu-Night con Omar Chaparro .
  • \xe2\x80\x9cI\xe2\x80\x99ve had so much fun making this show that when we ended season two, we immediately started thinking of when we could come back to the set.
  • The series continues to be a fan favorite on social channels with over 40M video views on YouTube.
  • Follow us on Twitter @Estrellamedia_, Facebook @Estrellamediainc, and LinkedIn @Estrella Media, Inc.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005885/en/\n'

Bounty Paper Towels Reveals Potential Spots for Bacteria in the Home

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'P&G\xe2\x80\x99s Bounty Paper Towels is setting out to uncover potential hidden bacteria in the home and has recruited key scientists and influencers to unveil where microbes can be present, and offer their expert tips to get the level of clean people want in their homes.

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  • b'P&G\xe2\x80\x99s Bounty Paper Towels is setting out to uncover potential hidden bacteria in the home and has recruited key scientists and influencers to unveil where microbes can be present, and offer their expert tips to get the level of clean people want in their homes.
  • Partners include science educator and media personality Bill Nye, neuroscientist and actress Mayim Bialik, YouTube content creator Nick Uhas, as well as microbiologists Kennen Hutchison and Jessica Malaty Rivera.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005235/en/\nA used dishcloth can be a haven for bacteria, especially when wet.
  • Using the same cloth to wipe up spills or messes without washing or replacing it could cross contaminate surfaces in your home.

Alton Jones Wins MLF General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:15am

viewers why he has long been considered one of the top sight-fishing anglers in the game.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThis feels so, so good.

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  • viewers why he has long been considered one of the top sight-fishing anglers in the game.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThis feels so, so good.
  • And now, on Championship Day, to catch the big bass and win 100 grand and finish second overall, this has just been a stellar week.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe top 10 pros from the General Tire Heavy Hitters event in Raleigh, North Carolina, finished:\nOverall, there were 57 bass weighing 211 pounds, 10 ounces, caught by the final 10 pros on Wednesday, which included two 5-pounders, 13 4-pounders, and 42 3-pounders caught from Shearon Harris Reservoir.\nThe MLF General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops was hosted by the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance.\nTelevision coverage of the General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops will be showcased across six two-hour episodes, premiering at 7 a.m.
  • A one-hour special episode of MLF Inside Heavy Hitters will also air on CBS in late 2021.
  • Each two-hour long reality-based episode goes in-depth to break down each day of competition.\nFor complete details and updated information on General Tire Heavy Hitters, visit MajorLeagueFishing.com .

Emiliano Cyrus Youngest Champion Singer on CCRTV Golden Chart

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:00am

b'Singapore-born-Chinese-Portuguese, Emiliano Cyrus aged 12 is not only an international child celebrity cum a champion kart racer and a champion gymnast, but also a certified golden chart champion singer, this young almighty heartthrob fondly known as Wonder Boy, so far achieved 4 Champions on Global Chinese Golden Chart with his 2 songs, his 10th single "Sweet Fragrance" first crowned champion last December and his 11th single "Long Sword" also triple crowned champion on \xe2\x80\x9cGlobal Chinese Golden Chart\xe2\x80\x9d in China continuously in 3 weeks in March.

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  • b'Singapore-born-Chinese-Portuguese, Emiliano Cyrus aged 12 is not only an international child celebrity cum a champion kart racer and a champion gymnast, but also a certified golden chart champion singer, this young almighty heartthrob fondly known as Wonder Boy, so far achieved 4 Champions on Global Chinese Golden Chart with his 2 songs, his 10th single "Sweet Fragrance" first crowned champion last December and his 11th single "Long Sword" also triple crowned champion on \xe2\x80\x9cGlobal Chinese Golden Chart\xe2\x80\x9d in China continuously in 3 weeks in March.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210414005955/en/\nEmiliano Cyrus Youngest Champion Singer on CCRTV Golden Chart (Photo: Business Wire)\nIt is an impact phenomenon that Emiliano Cyrus became the youngest artist ever in history who crowned the title of golden champion, certified by China Central Radio and Television\xe2\x80\x99s (\xe2\x80\x9cCCRTV\xe2\x80\x9d, a holding parent company of CTV, China Television Media ).
  • "Global Chinese Golden Chart" is the most important stage for Chinese music.
  • It combines the resources of global Chinese radio stations and popular music platforms jointly create an Indicative and Authoritative global Chinese pop music.

Tanya Ramos-Puig Joins the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® as Its New Leader

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation\xc2\xae, the philanthropic arm of The Latin Recording Academy\xc2\xae, has appointed Tanya Ramos-Puig as President of the organization, effective immediately.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation\xc2\xae, the philanthropic arm of The Latin Recording Academy\xc2\xae, has appointed Tanya Ramos-Puig as President of the organization, effective immediately.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210414005464/en/\n"Six years ago, the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation was launched with the dream of fostering future generations of Latin music creators and professionals.
  • "\n"I am honored to take on the leadership of the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation, an organization with tremendous credibility and an unparalleled commitment to shaping the future of the next generation of talented young musicians, from around the globe, who share a special passion for Latin music," said Tanya Ramos-Puig.
  • Together we will be able to uphold the promise of preserving and promoting Latin music for years to come!

UNITE HERE Local 11 Urges Hollywood Award Circuit to Boycott Chateau Marmont

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:19pm

Other prominent actors who have pledged to boycott the Chateau Marmont include Edie Falco, Lena Headey, Constance Zimmer, Nikki Bilderback, Thomas Sadoski, and Alison Pill.

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  • Other prominent actors who have pledged to boycott the Chateau Marmont include Edie Falco, Lena Headey, Constance Zimmer, Nikki Bilderback, Thomas Sadoski, and Alison Pill.
  • Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello, tweeted his support of the workers late last week.
  • A growing number of Hollywood and community leaders have also voiced their support for the Chateau workers and their campaign for justice and accountability.
  • Since then, many of the hotel\xe2\x80\x99s workers have spoken out about their experiences working at \xe2\x80\x9cHollywood\xe2\x80\x99s Playground,\xe2\x80\x9d prompting concern from community leaders and the call for a boycott.

Fox News Channel’s Gutfeld! Debut Week Crushes NBC’s Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon and Nearly Ties ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Total Viewers

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 7:06pm

(weekdays, 11PM-12AM/ET) topped broadcast program NBC\xe2\x80\x99s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (1,378,000 P2+) and nearly tied ABC\xe2\x80\x99s Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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  • (weekdays, 11PM-12AM/ET) topped broadcast program NBC\xe2\x80\x99s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (1,378,000 P2+) and nearly tied ABC\xe2\x80\x99s Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • * in total viewers (1,580,000 P2+) while outpacing Comedy Central\xe2\x80\x99s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (524,000 P2+; 205,000 A25-54) and TBS\xe2\x80\x99 Conan (250,000 P2+; 134,000 A25-54) in total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49, according to Nielsen Media Research.
  • averaged 1,570,000 viewers, 307,000 in A25-54 and 185,000 with A18-49, dominating the 11PM/ET cable news timeslot across the board in all categories.
  • on Saturday at 10PM/ET delivered 1,208,000 viewers, topping all CNN and MSNBC Saturday programs in total viewers.

First National ‘Mental Health Action Day’ to Drive People to Take a First Mental Health Action for Themselves or Others

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 6:21pm

More on Mental Health Action Day and initial partners can be found at www.MentalHealthActionDay.org and follow along at #MentalHealthAction.\nMental Health Action Day is an open-source movement of brands, organizations and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.

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  • More on Mental Health Action Day and initial partners can be found at www.MentalHealthActionDay.org and follow along at #MentalHealthAction.\nMental Health Action Day is an open-source movement of brands, organizations and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.
  • MTV\xe2\x80\x99s Mental Health Action Day is the most significant step yet; Moving from Mental Health Awareness to Mental Health ACTION!
  • On Mental Health Action Day, let\xe2\x80\x99s not only encourage the mental health conversation, but also the urgent need for mental health research.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cMental illness is like AIR.
  • We look forward to continuing that work with MTV and the partners on Mental Health Action Day to drive mental health awareness for better outcomes.\xe2\x80\x9d\nMark Hedstrom, US Executive Director of Movember:\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe\xe2\x80\x99re honored to be a part of MTV\xe2\x80\x99s Mental Health Action Day and applaud their efforts in continuing to raise awareness about mental health.