Entries for June 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: Wearing Face Coverings is Good for Business

  • 06/27/2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: Wearing Face Coverings is Good for Business The first week of summer is in full swing. People are out enjoying Encinitas beaches, restaurants, businesses, and public spaces. While our City reopens and it feels like life is returning to normal, we must remember that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a presence in our community. The County of San Diego, has seen an increase in confirmed COV...

New Street-side Dining and Outdoor Retail Coming to Downtown Encinitas!

  • 06/25/2020
Come join us as we partake in the new fresh air restaurant seating and retail display space on South Coast Highway 101. The Encinitas City Council has authorized converting one traffic lane in each direction to restaurant seating and retail display space to allow restaurants and stores to provide safe dining and shopping experiences for their patrons as they comply with COVID-19 requirements. The City’s new Downtown Shar...

Small Business Relief Grant Offered to Businesses with 25 or less Employees

  • 06/25/2020
Small businesses provide some of the defining characteristics of the Encinitas community and have been hit hard during the recent global pandemic. The City of Encinitas received a portion of the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) allocation from the County of San Diego which is part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These funds have been provided to the City of Encinitas specifically to prov...

There is no place for racism and injustice in Encinitas

  • 06/19/2020
As we work to process the racism and injustice currently gripping our nation, the City of Encinitas stands firm in its commitment to being part of the solutions that will ultimately affect real change on this front. We know that words alone will not do anything. We must dig deep to honestly reflect on and challenge deeply held notions, as well as move tangible efforts forward, that will uproot systemic racism that has long ...

Safely Dining in Restaurants - COVID-19 Update

  • 06/18/2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: Safely Dining at Restaurants Restaurants across Encinitas have re-opened for in-person dining, and as of Friday, June 12 bars are also open. We are all excited to support our local businesses. Restaurants have been working diligently to follow the County’s reopening guidelines, coming up with new seating arrangements and service options to ensure patrons can safely dine-in. We can...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: City Recreation Areas Open

  • 06/09/2020
Where to Get Outside and Stay Healthy As the weather warms up and it feels like summer has arrived in Encinitas, we all want to be outside. The City of Encinitas is working to open up recreational spaces and encourages residents to stay safe and healthy. The following City recreational facilities are OPEN: All beaches.  Families and members of a household, can sit, lie down, and participate in active sports. A...