For Southern California residents, preparing and protecting your home or business in the event of a wildfire is a daily reality.
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.
Genentech Donates $50,000 to North County Cares in Support of Local Families and Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19
OCEANSIDE, CA – Genentech is helping North County families and restaurants with a generous donation of $50,000 to the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce Foundation in support of North County Cares. This donation amount will serve an estimated 1,650 local families and will benefit 30 - 35 restaurants in Oceanside and Vista.
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.
Cox Communications Extends Coronavirus Response Offer for Connect2Compete with Free Service for Students until July 15 Nationwide
Increased speeds, free service and remote support extension plus discounted laptops through partnerships help students finish out the school year strong
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – April 17, 2020 – Recognizing that students will remain home to finish out the school year, Cox has extended free Connect2Compete service, the company’s low-cost internet offer for families with a K-12 student at home until July 15. Remote service support is also extended to ensure ease of implementation while students continue to learn at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. Customers that sign up between March 13 and May 15 are eligible for this offer and will receive free service until July 15.
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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – April 8, 2020 – To help San Diego restaurants reach customers as they’ve shifted to delivery and takeout services during the coronavirus pandemic, Cox Media, the advertising sales division of Cox Communications, offers free television advertising to bring public awareness to those restaurants that remain open and ready to serve.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (April 3, 2020) – As families search for fun, educational activities for their kids to do during their time at home due to the Coronavirus, LEGOLAND® California Resort has created an online site that is filled with instructional videos and activities that promote learning, creating and play. Through the Resort’s website, kids and families can access the new fun-filled site called “LEGOLAND Building Challenge”.
Dear Pride by the Beach Supporter,
I am reaching out to you today with a personal note and important updates on our June 13 Pride Festival. On behalf of the North County LGBTQ Center and Pride by the Beach committee we hope that you find yourself well and safe during the recent COVID-19 Pandemic
We assure you that the vital, life saving services of the North County LGBTQ Center are still in operation and will continue long after the restrictions on social gatherings are lifted.
FASTSIGNS Vista is offering resources to help protect your business, customers and employees. Contact us today for Coronavirus prevention posters.
There’s no doubt these are stressful and uncertain times. And with all that’s going on, worrying about teen alcohol and drug use may not have even crossed your mind. There is a strong network of community-based prevention organizations here in San Diego County that hope to provide you tips and resources to help you and your family build strong connections, and not turn to alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or other drugs to cope with stress and anxiety.
San Diego County Supervisors Jim Desmond and Kristin Gaspar, along with Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister have reached out to Governor Gavin Newsom to seek protection for residents and businesses that are unable to pay their property tax bill by the April 10th deadline.
SAN DIEGO, CA (March 22, 2020) — Children’s Paradise Preschool & Infant Centers remain open to care for infants and preschool age children up to five years old and school age children six to twelve in its aftercare setting during the COVID-19 crisis. The schools are currently accepting new children so that families can continue to work. Children’s Paradise has many financial assistance programs to cover child care costs. The Centers have implemented stringent health and safety standard based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and Community Care Licensing. Even before the COVID-19 crisis, Children’s Paradise Centers received some of the highest scores for cleanliness, quality and programs. Childcare is considered an essential service as it enables our community to continue to run the vital services and operations that will get people through this situation. The centers are also providing families with resource connections to food, supplies, diapers and housing. For more information on child care please visit Children's Paradise website or call one of the centers below.
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.
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.
As the Coronavirus situation continues to evolve, it is important for all employers to monitor the outbreak and implement strategies to protect their workforce while ensuring continuity of operations. To help educate employers and employees on how they can prepare for and address the impacts of the virus, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) have provided resources that we hope you will use and share with your members.
Oceanside High's baseball program is looking for a handful of local business sponsors and would love to have you on board! This will be a great way to show your support for the kids and circulate your information to thousands of fans. If you have any questions or are ready to get started, feel free to get in touch with Quentin McCray by email or phone at (530) 574-1135.
This time of year, many folks take time to give back to those who may be less fortunate. Some volunteer for a food pantry or mentor at an elementary school. Others donate to charities that target the causes they really care about. Nobody chooses to get scammed. But tricksters have figured out how to impersonate real charities to swindle money from caring people. In recent years, scammers have been caught impersonating charities online, calling people pretending to work for reputable charities, and even knocking on people’s doors in a big effort to con people out of money.
Oceanside, CA (DECEMBER, 2019) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) received $1,000 from The Union Bank Foundation to grow and expand the STREAMing Ahead Program.
I am always looking for ways to support our military, veterans, and their families. At our Board meeting on Tuesday, I put forth a letter that supports military spouses who work for the County by helping them maintain certain benefits if they have a gap in employment due to their spouses’ military orders. A County employee, Diane Alvarez-Harder, who is also a military spouse, brought this change in policy to our attention!
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