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Mayor Predicts Economic Bounceback After Virus

Grass Valley’s mayor thinks this area is better equipped than some others in the state to bounce back economically once the coronavirus pandemic is over. Lisa Swarthout is also Executive Committee Chair of the Nevada County Economic Resource Council and on Nevada County’s Business Task Force. She says she’s been on in several video conferences with other counties, and listening to presentations by several economic officials…

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Swarthout says this area also isn’t as dependent on tourism as other rural counties, and has some large businesses…

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As it is with other counties, thousands of dollars of small business loans are also being made available. Swarthout says local businesses interested in applying for those should contact the Sierra Business Council.

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