Oceanside, CA – To comply with the County of San Diego public health order related to COVID-19, the North County Transit District (NCTD) will require all passengers to wear face coverings while using the transit system beginning Friday, May 1, 2020. This requirement will be in effect for all passengers riding buses and trains, while on transit property, or in transit facilities.
The following rules will be in effect beginning May 1:
Aid from Cox to support San Diego County families with food during Coronavirus pandemic
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – April 30, 2020 – Cox Communications is helping feed families in San Diego County through Feeding San Diego with a $25,000 donation from The James M. Cox Foundation. The grant will support local families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNION BANK TAKES OCEANSIDE THEATRE COMPANY CAMPAIGN GOAL OVER THE TOP WITH $5,000 GRANT
The MUFG Union Bank Foundation, through its Corporate Social Responsibility Program, recently awarded $5,000 to support the mission of The Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) and the ‘OTC First Responder’ campaign which was launched immediately after the COVID-19 shutdown to bridge an immediate funding gap.
As you may know, the Oceanside Chamber is part of the Save Small Business Coalition (SSBC), which includes over 90 organizations nationwide, to find a solution to get money into the hands of all businesses as soon as possible.
Give your input: California Recovery Roadmap Survey - Coronavirus COVID-19 Response
California is building a roadmap for modifying the statewide stay at home order while maintaining community health and resiliency. We need Californians to give input on the best way to reopen different sectors of our economy. More details.
Mark Your Calendars You're Invited to Attend: Business Property Statement 571-L Webinar
ESCONDIDO, CA – More than 3 million people live in San Diego County, and more than 5,000 farmers call it home and make their living on 250,000 acres. The nation's complicated and essential food system continues to adjust to the sharp, sudden shift in demand spurred by stay-athome orders and food-service shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic. For farmers and others in the food supply chain, the immediate and long-term future remains uncertain as peak harvest season nears for many commodities.
Cox Reaffirms Commitment to FCC’s Keep America Connected Initiative, Extends Additional Support Offerings for Customers in Need
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – April 28, 2020 – Cox has announced its continued support for the FCC’s Keep America Connected initiative, along with extensions to existing offerings to provide support for customers and communities in greatest need as part of the company’s ongoing coronavirus response efforts.
As the current COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect people worldwide, SDG&E wants to make sure that customers know how to protect themselves against scammers. It’s not uncommon for scams to increase during a crisis and, while they may occur year-round, the risk is much higher right now. If you receive suspicious emails, texts or calls about Federal stimulus checks, your SDG&E bill or personal information, be cautious. It may be a scam. If you’d like to learn how to spot scams and how to protect yourself, visit SDG&E's scam webpage.
San Juan Capistrano, CA – U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) will host a Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday with San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and Dr. Karl Steinberg, a nursing facility and hospice medical director in North County San Diego. They will answer questions regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), aid for local small businesses, and more.
Hiscox has pledged $2 million to support small businesses now, when it is most needed. The support is made through the Hiscox Foundation USA, a non-profit corporation which supports social and humanitarian initiatives, and will go to established organizations that are providing support to businesses in the wake of COVID-19.
Frontwave Credit Union Gains SBA Approval to Accept Applications for Paycheck Protection Program
OCEANSIDE, CA – As part of its commitment to fighting for its Members and the communities it serves, Frontwave Credit Union announced today that it has been approved by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to accept applications for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Three MiraCosta College Students Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships
Three MiraCosta College students have been selected to receive the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship that pays up to $40,000 for tuition, books, and housing annually for up to three years, while they secure their bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university.
Cox Communications Uses Virtual Assistance to Support Customers While Social Distancing during Coronavirus Crisis
Cox Uses Augmented Reality and Video Chat, Troubleshooting for Customers Outside of their Home.
Strategic steps to address emerging fiscal realities, a message from Jim Madaffer, Water Authority Board Chair
"I hope this email finds you safe and healthy. Across the country, public agencies are scrambling to fill holes created by the pandemic – financial holes and, worse yet, holes in the workforce. It is safe to assume, until a vaccine is developed or an antibody treatment is found, we are living the new normal...."
Scripps Becomes First in San Diego County to Treat COVID-19 Patients with Experimental Convalescent Plasma Therapy
Recovered COVID-19 patient Robert Riordan recently donated his plasma containing antibodies at Scripps Green Hospital for use as a therapy for a current coronavirus patient in the hospital's intensive care unit.
SAN DIEGO (April 24, 2020) -- Scripps Health recently became the first health care provider in San Diego County to use an experimental therapy as a possible treatment for COVID-19 patients. The treatment involves taking plasma donated by someone who has recovered from COVID-19 and transfusing it into a hospitalized patient currently battling a serious COVID-19 infection.
The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce is partnering with numerous North County business organizations to advocate for a path for more small business owners and their employees to get back to work. In a letter sent to CA State Senate and Assemblymembers, the Chambers noted "It is time to work toward reopening our economy and providing a path for more small business owners and their employees to get back to work. We believe that there is an opportunity to allow a greater number of businesses to open under the existing health and safety protocols." Read Letter.
April 23, 2020 (Oceanside, Calif.) – In appreciation of the those facing the front lines to keep us safe, Integral Communities partnered with Oceanside flower grower Mellano & Company to deliver 1,500 bouquets to more than a dozen essential service providers, local businesses and community groups including Oceanside Police and Fire departments, Scripps Encinitas, Palomar Health Hospital and the USO at Camp Pendleton. The cheerful gifts were a way to thank first responders and essential businesses, brighten the days of those keeping our communities going, and support the farming community who has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
At its April 22, 2020 meeting, the Oceanside City Council approved a $1.18 million allocation for a Business Loan Program that provides gap-funding to local small businesses whose operations have been negatively impacted by COVID-19-related health orders. Funding for the program comes from the City’s General Fund interest earnings.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside to Provide Lunch and Snack to Youth Under 18 During COVID-19 Crisi
Oceanside, CA (April 22, 2020) - Beginning on Monday, May 4th, Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) will offer free, fresh-made lunches and snacks to youth under the age of 18, while the Club is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to Make Your Products Sell Online Better: Optimize images, descriptions, and marketing angles
How you describe your products and what visuals you use can make or break a sale.
On this training, we review a live online store to show what works, what can be done better, and how to improve sales.
MiraCosta College Paid Internships to Grow Through New Department of Education Program
MiraCosta College students will see an expanded offering of paid, off-campus internship opportunities through a new Federal Work Study (FWS) experiment that could launch as early as this fall.