“Skip” Cooper

State Privacy Agency Running Out the Clock on New Privacy Rules 

      Small and minority business owners and operators have been sounding the alarm for months over the California Privacy Protection Agency’s (CPPA) process to adopt privacy regulations, which has systematically ignored how these rules will adversely impact our livelihoods. The result? An atmosphere of deep distrust and many unanswered questions.    The CPPA is racing headlong to finalize and enforce new regulations, seemingly determined not to let the concerns of small business owners like me stand in its way.    After missing a July 1, 2022, deadline to complete the rulemaking, the agency is now far behind schedule.

BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner

The Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California commemorated Black History Month or African American Heritage Month, during its Salute to Black History Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 27, at the California African American Museum CAAM.