OCEANSIDE – A new school is opening in Oceanside Unified School District, designed to offer personalized learning. Parents and students who are looking for more online learning opportunities and a customized learning experience now can enroll at Surfside Educational Academy (SEA), a K-12 school that offers distance, blended or direct classroom instruction based upon student needs, alongside programs such as career technical instruction, on-site childcare, and an overall commitment to building positive relationships.
Effective 12:00 a.m. on June 4, 2020, the County of San Diego Public Health Order includes the following changes for reopened businesses and childcare and daycare services:
Reopened businesses stated in section 21f may open under the following conditions:
Schools offering necessary childcare or daycare services may hold classes or school activities provided they conform to the requirements of section 5.
MiraCosta College has been awarded a $510,000 grant renewal from the U.S. Small Business Administration to expand operations of the SoCal Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) located at the college’s Technology Career Institute in Carlsbad.
Reps. Mike Levin and Gus Bilirakis Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Expand VA Services for Homeless Veterans
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Levin (D-CA) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Chair and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to expand and strengthen Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) services for homeless veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is also cosponsored by House Committee of Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA) and Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe (R-TN).
The Senate cleared a bill Wednesday evening that would modify the forgivable loan program for small businesses affected by COVID-19.
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SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), issued the following statement regarding the events over the past week in the U.S. regarding George Floyd’s death:
San Diego County Credit Union Presented a Free Webinar on Cyber Security, Including Coronavirus Scams and Threats
Security expert Jim Stickley presented seminar as part of SDCCU’s Financial Wellness Wednesdays
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (June 1, 2020) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, presented a free educational webinar with security expert Jim Stickley on Wednesday, April 22. The webinar enabled the community to join the presentation online from the safety of their own homes to learn more about common scams and threats in the current environment.
Wireless devices can reduce contact, PPE use with COVID-19 patients with diabetes
SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health has launched an innovative program that uses remote continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) on COVID-19 patients at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego who require regular management of diabetes or other blood-sugar conditions.
We understand that it can be difficult to reduce your business’ monthly energy bill, but did you know incorporating smart thermostats in your business can help save both energy and money? Smart thermostats allow businesses to have greater control over energy use because temperatures can be controlled remotely. Businesses can run energy-efficient schedules and optimize their system performance, leading to a more predictable monthly bill.
The Oceanside Chamber is working in collaboration with other North County chambers to advocate for our tourism and hospitality sector. Recent restrictions regarding hotel regulations have a huge impact on Oceanside's business climate as many rely on the benefits of yearly summer tourism. The Oceanside Chamber sent a letter to Governor Newsom urging him to allow lodging establishments in San Diego County to resume modified operations for tourists and leisure travelers as soon as possible but absolutely no later than June 15, 2020.
As AT&T prepares for this year’s wildfire season, they are working to help communities across California have the right resources to stay connected, including preparations for Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), initiated by energy companies.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside to Open for Summer Camp June 15th, With Safety and Social Distancing Measures in Place
Oceanside, CA (May 31, 2020) - Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) is excited to announce that they will open for summer camp on Monday, June 15th. Safety of BGCO youth and staff is the number one priority and BGCO will open in accordance with all CDC, State of California, and San Diego County reopening requirements. It is due to this abundance of caution that BGCO is setting a maximum occupancy of 77 members at this time.
Now that restaurants are able to open for inside service, the new OSHA COVID-19 guidelines require dishwashers to use full face coverings. MiraCosta College is offering restaurants the opportunity to acquire face shields for a donation of $7 per shield. All funds generated for these shields will go directly to the purchase of supplies and equipment for the students in our Engineering Tech program.
The Oceanside Chamber Joins More Than 100 Business Organizations to Launch America's Recovery Fund Coalition
Group Comprised of 30 Business Sectors, Employing 58 Million American Workers, Will Advocate for Federal Direct Assistance Fund to Power an American Recovery
May 28, 2020 – The Oceanside Chamber today announced it has joined America’s Recovery Fund Coalition, an alliance of more than 100 trade associations and business organizations, including the Save Small Business Coalition (SSBC), advocating for a grant-based federal assistance program to power the resilience of American enterprise. Together, the Coalition’s members span 30 business sectors and employ 45 percent of the nation’s workforce – more than 58 million workers.
Assessor Dronenburg: Due To COVID-19 Business Property Statements Filing Deadline Extended to June 1
SAN DIEGO – San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk, Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. reminds business owners that file the form 571-L Business Personal Property Statement that the deadline extended due to the pandemic is coming Monday June 1. The Assessor's office is on hand to help business owners file timely and avoid the state mandated 10% late filing penalty.
As our communities are reopening, Scripps Health has created some helpful infographics that illustrate the 4 proven principles to follow in order to protect against the spread of COVID-19. The infographics are for use with businesses, customers and the community. There are two versions - one for businesses and the other for customers.
Infographic for Businesses
Infographic for Customers
PRYOR PRODUCTS PARTNERS WITH GENERAL MOTORS AND MARTINREA TO MEET DEMAND FOR VENTILATOR ROLLING CART UNITS
Oceanside, Calif. – Pryor Products, a leading global supplier of ventilator rolling carts today announced that the Company recently expanded its operations in order to meet the increased demand of ventilator carts due to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. The Company’s Oceanside, Calif. factory has added round-the-clock shifts to accommodate heightened demand. In addition, Pryor Products has partnered with General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), Ventec Life Systems and Martinrea to help meet the projected global demand for ventilators which is is expected to increase by 2000 percent by the end of 2020.
Wage incentive extension recognizes workers’ extraordinary efforts
San Bernardino, California (May 22, 2020) – Stater Bros. Markets is dedicated to providing essential services to our local communities and nowhere has this been more evident than in the extraordinary efforts our Stater Bros. Family has displayed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In recognition of their efforts, we are pleased to once again extend the $2/hr. wage incentive for all hours worked for all of the company’s hourly employees that work in the stores, distribution, transportation, corporate offices, and construction through Sunday, June 14, 2020.
Robert Fox, Senior Vice President SDCCU Investment Services presents free webinar as part of SDCCU’s Financial Wellness Wednesdays
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (May 26, 2020) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, and SDCCU Investment Services will present a free educational webinar on Investing During Uncertainty on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (PT). The webinar will be presented by Robert Fox, SDCCU senior vice president of investment services. The webinar format allows the community to join the presentation online from the safety of their own homes. This free webinar is open to the public, but space is limited. For webinar details, please visit https://www.sdccu.com/events/2020/may/investment-webinar/.
Computers 2 Kids, San Diego receives $250,000 donation from Cox Communications to help connect low-income families to technology
Donation comes as more students are in need of computers and internet for distance learning amid COVID-19 pandemic
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 26, 2020 – Cox Communications has awarded $250,000 to Computers 2 Kids, San Diego to help the nonprofit refurbish and distribute 20,000 devices this year to low-income students and families. Computers 2 Kids, San Diego, which offers low-cost refurbished computers, laptops and tablets for families in need, has received more than 9,200 technology requests since March as the COVID-19 pandemic has moved employees and students to work and learn from home.
In a typical office building – lighting, heating and cooling represent nearly 70% of total energy use making those systems the best targets for energy savings. During these uncertain times, every dollar counts. Here are some ways your business can cut its energy use and bills.
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The Board of Trustees of the MiraCosta Community College District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on a committee of community leaders, who will operate as the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC) for the implementation of the District’s Measure MM college facilities bond program.
Dear San Diego Community Friends:
For almost 24 years, Body & Brain Yoga and Health Centers have been sharing yoga, taichi-qigong, breathing and meditation at over 100 centers, and at non-profit Body & Brain Foundation 501(c)3 outreach locations across the United States. Like many businesses during the pandemic, we quickly transitioned to 100% online, and created new Virtual Training Rooms for our members. In addition to caring for our members, we’re fully committed to community outreach for public health and wellbeing.
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