Entries for July 2020

Keeping Encinitas healthy and safe is our top priority.

  • 07/31/2020
We appreciate YOUR help as we work together to slow the spread of COVID-19.  The City is also focused on supporting our local businesses at a time when they need us the most. While public health orders are changing quickly, we want to make it as easy as possible to keep our businesses open and operating. We’re accepting applications for businesses who want to conduct commercial activity (like shopping or dini...

State of California Orders Closure of Certain Businesses

  • 07/14/2020
On July 13, 2020, California Governor Newsom ordered the closure of certain businesses within Counties that have been placed on a monitoring list effective July 15.  San Diego County is one of 29 counties placed on the monitoring list as of Tuesday, July 14, 2020, due to the upward trend in the percentage of positive test results for COVID-19.  Per the Governor’s order, the County of San Diego Department of Pub...

Law Enforcement Community Forum

  • 07/11/2020
On July 28 from 6 pm to 8 pm, the City of Encinitas and Encinitas Sheriff Captain, Herbert Taft will be hosting a community forum to discuss the operations of the North Coastal San Diego County Sheriff Station.  Captain Taft will provide a presentation on the station’s operations and will then take comments from the public. Due to the continued health concerns of COVID-19, this forum will be available to watch li...

San Diego County Providing Additional Grants to Small Businesses

  • 07/10/2020
Local small business and restaurant owners suffering financial losses due to COVID-19 can now apply for a grant from the County of San Diego.     For-profit and nonprofit businesses are eligible for a San Diego County Small Business Stimulus Grant if they can show losses are a direct result of the pandemic. To qualify businesses must have: 100 or fewer employees Headquarters in San Diego County A...

San Diego County Providing Additional Grants to Small Businesses

  • 07/10/2020
Local small business and restaurant owners suffering financial losses due to COVID-19 can now apply for a grant from the County of San Diego.     For-profit and nonprofit businesses are eligible for a San Diego County Small Business Stimulus Grant if they can show losses are a direct result of the pandemic. To qualify businesses must have: 100 or fewer employees Headquarters in San Diego County A...

Candidate Filing Period Opens Monday, July 13, 2020

  • 07/09/2020
Candidate Filing Period The candidate filing period for the Mayor and two (2) City Council Member seats (District 1 and District 2) begins Monday, July 13, 2020, and ends Friday, August 7, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.  All  candidates must be a registered voter of the City of Encinitas at the time nomination papers are issued. Council Member candidates must also reside in the district they are seeking to repres...

July 7, 2020 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: Restrictions to Indoor Activities

  • 07/07/2020
On Monday, July 6, 2020 the Governor added San Diego County and five other Counties to a watch list of local governments where the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has seen a spike in positive cases.  The metric for this list is a daily ratio of 100 new positive cases per 100,000 tests for six consecutive days.  Sunday, July 5th was the sixth consecutive day that San Diego County met that metric. The Governor announced yesterd...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: How to Safely Celebrate this 4th of July

  • 07/01/2020
State Beach Parking Lots Closing for 4th of July Weekend To reduce the density at California State Beaches, the State of California has closed all State beach parking lots in Southern California for the 4th of July weekend beginning Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. For Encinitas, this includes the San Elijo State Beach north day use lot, the Cardiff Seaside Beach, and Cardiff Reef parking lots. For more information, v...