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.
Stater Bros. Charities and Chobani Commit $75,000 to Support Local Military Families Through Operation Homefront
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA (May 20, 2020) – In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Stater Bros. Charities is partnering with Chobani to provide a joint contribution of $75,000 to Operation Homefront in support of military and veteran families in areas served by Stater Bros. Markets.
San Bernardino, California (May 21, 2020) – This Memorial Day, all 169 Stater Bros. Markets locations will participate in the National Moment of Remembrance to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.
Anxiety. Fear. Reunion. Alienation. Absence. Excitement. How does a veteran cope with returning home from deployment? What happens to their families? How has life changed? These were the questions MiraCosta College theatre director Tracy Williams was asking to prepare for the original production, Coming Home.
SAN DIEGO AND IMPERIAL SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS TO PROVIDESMALL BUSINESS TRAINING TO ADAPT TO COVID-19 ENVIRONMENT,IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SUPERVISOR NATHAN FLETCHER
SAN DIEGO (May 20, 2020) --Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, with funding by the US Small Business Administration (SBA) and the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz), have partnered to prepare small business owners to navigate required for reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SD County now at accelerated Stage 2 reopening: dine-in restaurants may reopen + permitting process for expanded outdoor dining
The State has approved San Diego County to move to accelerated Stage 2 reopening, which includes dine-in restaurants and in-store retail. If you have not already, please review the guidance (links are below), complete the protocol and post it at your business. Additionally, the County suggested you email the completed protocol to COVID19BusinessQuestions@sdcounty.ca.gov
Storm Chadwick discusses how businesses must adapt when things reopen with things like contactless payments, online ordering, and more.
Revised May 18, 2020
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has revised the COVID-19 County Variance Attestation Form.
If a county did not meet the criteria outlined in the prior attestation form and would like to complete the COVID-19 County Variance Form (revised May 18, 2020) in order to move more quickly through Stage 2, a county may do so by submitting the required documentation as specified in the new form.
The California Department of Water Resources has awarded a $275,800 grant to the City of Oceanside to design a comprehensive riparian habitat and streambank restoration project for a segment of Buena Vista Creek in southeast Oceanside. The planning work will identify a feasible restoration design, conduct community outreach, and complete preliminary environmental documentation for future restoration work. The City is partnering with the Buena Vista Audubon Society to lay groundwork for stream and habitat improvements while integrating the project with the surrounding community through trails, access and signage.
As the state and county allow for businesses to re-open the City wanted to provide information to Oceanside businesses to ensure that their private water lines remain safe for their employees and customers. The Center for Disease Control established national guidelines for businesses to ensure that their private water systems and devices remain safe as they re-open.
The Governor would not allow us to do our annual ceremony so we have come up with a wonderful alternative!
Oceanside Public Library invites children, teens, and adults to participate in Summer Reading by signing up on the Library webpage. Summer Reading is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library and this year’s theme is “Dig Deeper, Oceanside.”
Rep. Mike Levin Announces More Than $75 Million in Federal COVID-19 Relief Funds Delivered to Local Health Care Providers
San Juan Capistrano, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that more than $75 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds have been delivered to health care providers in North County San Diego and South Orange County to help cover costs incurred as a result of the pandemic.
San Juan Capistrano, CA – U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) will host a Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday with Dr. Cheryl Anderson, a Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Family and Public Health at University of California San Diego (UCSD), and Dr. Jamal K. Gwathney, a Family Physician, Fellow of the American Board of Family Medicine, and a Captain in the United States Public Health Service. They will answer constituents’ questions regarding the latest public health information, the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more.
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