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How California Cities are Spreading the News

Published on: March 21, 2020


As interesting as the way the coronvirus scare is playing out in California is how local governments are handling it. We visited a handful of city websites (including the state’s biggest cities) and thought we’d share excerpts of what they are saying as of this posting…

California Cities COVID-19 Postings

ANAHEIM: At the direction of Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu, the City Council will consider a measure to address impacted renters, business tenants and residential and commercial landlords at its teleconference meeting.

AUBURN: The Auburn City Manager proclaimed a local state of emergency on March 19, 2020, in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis. This directive ends midnight April 10, unless otherwise modified.

BIG BEAR LAKE: Visit Big Bear encourages visitors to postpone their trip to Big Bear Lake until the COVID-19  crisis has abated, asking anyone who is not a resident or property-owner of Big Bear Lake or providing essential services to our residents to POSTPONE your immediate visit to Big Bear Lake for the time being.

EUREKA: We are following Federal, State  and County guidelines to provide the latest news regarding COVID-19.

FRESNO: In order to clarify any confusion over the State of California order, the City of Fresno is merely CALLING FOR residents to shelter in place. We  are not ordering them to stay in place. We are asking them to comply voluntarily for the benefit of their health and the health of everyone in the community. It
is not MANDATORY. It is not a SHUT DOWN. We are simply calling on our residents to shelter in place for the benefit of everyone in the community.

LONG BEACH: Health Officer Order to control the spread of the Novel Coronavirus restricts and limits the gathering of persons and require the closure of  malls, shopping centers, children’s playgrounds, and nonessential retail businesses in an effort to stem or slow the spread of COVID-19 within the City beginning at 11:59 p.m. on March 19, 2020 and continues through April 19, 2020

LOS ANGELES: Mayor Garcetti Issues Emergency ‘Safer at Home’ Order, Stops Non-essential Activities Outside of Residences in Response to COVID-19

NAPA: In the interest of curbing the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community, the Napa County Public Health Official issued a Shelter-at-Home Order for all of Napa County beginning at 12:01 AM, March 20, 2020.

OAKLAND: Sought After Services Still Available to the Public – Planning & Building and Housing & Community Development Departments offer alternatives.

PALM SPRINGS: The DMV has changed  policy to allow customers to avoid coming to a DMV office for 60 days. They have alerted law enforcement that some Californians may have delayed renewals for expired licenses and registration.

RIVERSIDE: City of Riverside Encourages Residents to Heed Governor’s Order, Stay Home

SACRAMENTO: The County of Sacramento on March 19, 2020 issued an order directing all individuals living in the county to stay at their place of residence except for essential activities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. City of Sacramento public counters are no longer conducting in-person business until further notice.

SAN BERNARDINO: The City is actively monitoring the situation involving COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Taking into consideration the well-being and safety of our community, we will continue to provide essential and emergency response services.

SAN DIEGO: Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer issued an executive order limiting gatherings, closing bars and restaurant dining, and implementing other emergency rules within the City of San Diego in effect from 11:59 p.m. March 16, 2020, and continue until March 31, 2020 at 12 p.m. unless otherwise extended.

SAN FRANCISCO CITY AND COUNTY: Stay home except for essential needs.

SAN JOSE: Mayor Sam Liccardo and San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia provide clarity on the County and State orders to shelter in place.

SANTA ANA: City Council unanimously proclaimed a local emergency to fight the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and protect the public. The City has suspended street sweeping citations  and late fees and enacted a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for residential and commercial properties.

SANTA BARBARA: To protect the safety and wellbeing of the community and our employees, the City of Santa Barbara is taking steps to continue providing  services to the public. City offices are staffed and continue to operate but some public counters will be modified to limit interaction and ensure social distancing.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-28-20, the local emergency proclamation also includes a moratorium on some residential evictions until the end of the local emergency or May 31, 2020, whichever is earlier.

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