Alex Maslansky

Stories Books & Cafe

Co-owner of Stories Books & Cafe in Echo Park.

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Government officials announced today that the small business relief fund — some $349 billion — is now out of money and won’t accept new applications.

LA businesses struggle as national program to help them dries up

Government officials announced today that the small business relief fund — some $349 billion — is now out of money and won’t accept new applications.

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