CLARIFYING LIST FROM GOVERNOR
On March 19, 2020, Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order directing all to stay home, except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of essential critical sectors and to protect health and well-being of all Californians. The Governor’s Office released a list of job sectors with clarifying details. Essential businesses should also practice social distancing by keeping employees and customers at least six feet apart. Governor Video Update
The City Council, City Manager and staff at the City of Oceanside want you to know that we are here and working hard to provide services to the Oceanside community and to safeguard the health and safety of residents. The City's Emergency Operations Center is activated and meeting, reviewing and updating plans and preparations to anticipate and respond to developments in our community. First responders are fully staffed, trained, and protecting our community and responding to calls for emergency service. Oceanside’s water facilities are in full working order and ready to continue meeting the community's needs. Our water treatment processes include filtration and disinfection. This removes and kills viruses, including COVID-19, bacteria and other pathogens.
Natalie Leighton, Grassroots Coordinator with the California Chamber of Commerce provides some CalTrans resources, specifically aimed at small businesses for you to share with your members. Attached you will find several informational pamphlets about the ample programs which CalTrans offers. Feel free to share them as you see fit.
Oceanside, CA (March 19, 2020) – Selected among several outstanding youth in San Diego County, Hunter Meyer will compete against other Boys & Girls Club members for the California Youth of the Year title and a $5,000 college scholarship from Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). The California competition will take place “virtually” on April 15th. The winner was announced today by BGCA, as the San Diego Clubs had to cancel their annual Youth of the Year dinner last Thursday due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Oceanside, CA – Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the North County Transit District (NCTD) is experiencing significant declines in ridership and has determined that temporary service reductions will be implemented for COASTER commuter trains. The following temporary service reductions will be in effect beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 and will remain in place until further notice.
As your District Attorney, I’m committed to increasing communication and accessibility between the DA’s Office and you, the community. One way I am doing that that is through this monthly column, where I provide information and tips on how you can stay safe. I’ll also keep you updated on current trends and topics in the criminal justice system.
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As the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreads, there is more concern for our local restaurants to staying afloat. As everyone is quarantined in their homes, it’s important for restaurants to think outside of the box to communicate with their customers. We are sharing 3 ways to communicate with your customers that you are still OPEN during COVID-19.
Since our doors opened in 2016, we’ve been honored to work with non-profit organizations. From annual fundraising events to volunteer events to everyday operations, we’ve been inspired by the work of our local non-profit community. That’s why today we are excited to announce a new program that offers 20% off in all our printing, marketing, and signage services to all non-profits in San Diego.
The Oceanside City Council held a special meeting today to adopt a resolution to ratify the Proclamation of Local Emergency signed Monday, March 16, 2020, by the Director of Emergency Services. This step enables the City to take additional legal, operational, and recovery measures that may be needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting communities in San Diego County and across the nation.
The Oceanside Chamber is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation in order to provide our business community with the latest information and list of resources. Please stay in touch with us as to how we can best be of service to your business by emailing Scott Ashton or calling 760-722-1534 ext. 107.
TCA Ends Effort to Extend 241 Toll Road, Unanimously Supports Three-Project Solution to South Orange County Traffic Relief
Irvine, CA (March 12, 2020) – The Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (F/ETCA) Board of Directors approved a report today, which in cooperation with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), outlines three near-term projects that address South Orange County traffic relief.
The San Diego Food Bank urgently requests your continued support now more than ever. The needs of the populations we serve are growing. Our fellow San Diego seniors, children, working families and members of our military will face economic hardship as a result of layoffs, school closures and health issues. We are currently serving over 350,000 San Diegans per month. These numbers will rapidly increase over the next few weeks and months. Our distribution lines will become longer and our resources will be maxed.
ATLANTA - March 13, 2020 – Cox announced today its support for the FCC’s Keep America Connected initiative as part of the company’s ongoing coronavirus response efforts. As part of its commitment, Cox pledges for the next 60 days to: not terminate service to any residential or small business customer because of an inability to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic; waive any late fees that any residential or small business customer incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic; and will open Cox WiFi hotspots to help keep the public connected in this time of need.
In accordance with guidance from the County of San Diego and State of California, the Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division is responding to circumstances related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). As of today, Thursday, March 12, Oceanside Parks and Recreation has suspended all programs and operational hours at all Community and Senior Centers through the end of March. This includes all programs, facility rentals, athletic events, and services. Alternate arrangements will be made for essential services such as the Senior Nutrition Program. Public Lap swim hours will remain in effect as scheduled.
Outdoor patient cabanas also added to urgent care center
SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health has launched a COVID-19 nurse line, at 888-261-8431, that connects patients to a team of nurses dedicated to screening people with symptoms associated with the new coronavirus.
If you like saving money, then check out our Tool Lending Library. Located at SDG&E’s Energy Innovation Center, the library has hundreds of tools and “how to” books that are free to borrow. Whether you’re working on a task at home or a professional project, we might have the tool you need to get the job done. Search the library and make reservations online, then stop by to pick them up. Check out the current tool inventory or call 1-800-613-8970.
Oceanside Public Safety Officials and the County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency are working closely with federal and state partners to monitor the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and are mobilized to respond in our region.
The North County Food Bank invites you to join them for their annual Drive Out Hunger Golf Classic at the Shadowridge Golf Club in Vista on Monday, July 20, 2020! There are a range of ways to get involved. We have hole sponsorships for only $500 (includes company signage recognition at one of the 18 holes) and premium hole sponsorships for only $750 (includes company signage recognition, table/tent/chairs at one of the 18 holes). It’s a great and cost effective way for North County organizations to get involved in our community, network and gain visibility. Proceeds benefit the North County Food Bank’s vital hunger-relief programs!
Original student choreography is the focal point in this night of beautifully produced dance presented by the MiraCosta College Dance Department and Dave Massey, Artistic Director. Come support these young choreographers and be part of a joyful evening of success as Physical Frequencies bursts onto the stage!
SAN MARCOS, Calif.—The upcoming summer session at California State University San Marcos offers more than 170 accelerated courses that are open to CSUSM students as well as students from other universities and individuals in the community. Summer session dates are June 1 – Aug. 8, 2020.
Are you interested in getting a customized roadmap for energy-saving improvements? SDG&E’s Business Energy Solutions (BES) Program offers small to mid-size business customers an onsite, no-cost energy audit with a report on potential savings. The report shows you areas where your business can save energy, along with recommendations on energy efficiency upgrades. BES contractors install products at no cost; and products are offered at a discount or at no-cost. You'll work with one contractor from start to finish. For more information, call 1.800.644.6133 or email.