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COVID-19: San Diego Avoids Purple Tier, Barely... Again

Many continue to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic still looming, taking a toll on businesses and people’s everyday lives. The teeter-totter thinking of “will we go back to the most restrictive tier?” or “when are we going to reopen more businesses?” continues, as t... — Updated 10/28/2020


San Diego County Avoids Purple Tier

In the latest assessment by the state on Oct. 20, San Diego County narrowly misses moving back into the purple tier, which is the most restrictive for yet another week and remains in the red tier. The county's case rate per 100,000 residents rose to 7.0. New metric was added:... — Updated 10/22/2020


COVID-19: Tier Change?

The coronavirus pandemic continues to loom, as many are trying to find normality once again. However, with certain restrictions, and no sign of a tier change just yet, many wonder, how long will this go on? San Diego County remains in the red tier, and there has not been an... — Updated 10/14/2020


COVID-19: San Diego County Remains in Red Tier...Barely

It has been a whirlwind of emotions for many, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to loom over the country. Most of California is still in the purple tier, which has the most restrictions, as many are slowly trying to move forward. Businesses are trying their best to make up... — Updated 10/2/2020


COVID-19: San Diego County Remains in Tier 2, For Now

We are continuing the long fight against the coronavirus pandemic, and it seems there is no end. Back-and-forth businesses go, to open or to not open, and for most, “When can I go back to work?” or “Is it safe yet?” While the answers to these questions are up in the air,... — Updated 10/2/2020


COVID-19 Still Looming

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to loom upon us, as the uncertainty of how long it will last grows. It seems that many things have not really changed in the coming days in regards to modifications or restrictions, as many remain in place for most of California.... — Updated 8/7/2020


COVID-19 Closures Continue

The road ahead continues to be a difficult one... After the loosening of restrictions and the recent developments being put into place, it seemed that many were returning to their daily scheduled activities and socializing. However, more and more parts of the state continued to... — Updated 7/30/2020


COVID-19: Additional Closures Added, Battle Continues

The battle with the coronavirus pandemic continues, and each day is bringing something new. After loosening restrictions and taking steps toward recovery, things went backwards with the number of cases skyrocketing, initiating... — Updated 7/24/2020


COVID-19: The Way We Were

Here we go again, back to the drawing board… As restrictions were being loosened and the path to recovery was beginning, cases continued to rise in a very dramatic fashion, forcing a set back into re-opening. It seems that is back to square one in figuring out a better process... — Updated 7/13/2020


COVID-19: Cases Rise, County Back to the Beginning

The uncertainty continues to grow because of the coronavirus pandemic. Each day has brought many changes, and just when many thought it was time to begin recovering, it seems the battle has barely begun. The United States continues to feel the backlash of COVID-19, as many states... — Updated 7/8/2020


COVID-19: A Slight Hiccup

It is an understatement to say things are quite challenging as orders continue to change and the uncertainty of what is to come sweep the nation because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In San Diego County, the process of reopening has now being re-evaluated due to the recent eight... — Updated 6/30/2020


COVID-19: Easing Into Reopening, Masks Now Mandatory

The road to recovering from all that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought is a long one, and we all continue to find a new routine. However, with things continuing to change everyday, the uncertainty remains. The United States has reached 2,386,184 cases, and the death toll rises to... — Updated 6/25/2020


COVID-19 Testing Locator

A new website has been launched to help San Diego County residents locate free COVID-19 testing locations. These locations are free and available to anyone, despite not showing any symptoms. Visit — Updated 6/17/2020


COVID-19: Cases Rise, Moving Forward to Phase 3

With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing change to the world in just a matter of months, we can only think of how long it will possibly take to recover and be able to return back to normal. The United States has reached 2,023,797 cases, 113,002 deaths, and 770,583 recoveries,... — Updated 6/10/2020


COVID-19: Counties Move Forward at Own Pace

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought so much uncertainty and changes over the last couple of months. However, the world begins to make necessary changes in hopes of reopening. The United States now has reached 1,634,743 cases and 97,182 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.... — Updated 6/4/2020


COVID-19: Restrictions Begin to Ease

The COVID-19 pandemic has come a long way, and continues to bring everyone down with uncertainty of when we will be able to return to a normal schedule. However, with recent developments and easing restrictions, California entered Phase 2, hoping to get within spitting distance of... — Updated 5/22/2020



This lengthy lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic is a never ending thought process of when things will end or even get better. As we all struggle to grasp some sort of normalcy in reality, we can’t help but think if we will ever be safe. We continue o work to control and... — Updated 5/22/2020


Modified Stay-At-Home Order

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a modified Stay-at-Home order on May 12 to allow more businesses to reopen with strict guidelines. In order to open for sit-down or dine-in service, restaurants must: - Have disposable menus or post menus online so diners can view them on their own... — Updated 5/13/2020


State Moves to Phase Two, May 8

As the state continues to progress in the fight against the coronavirus, many are wondering how long it will be next until we reach another phase in Governor Gavin Newsom’s projected plan to re-open California. Newsom laid out the four phases on April 28 to gradually re-opening... — Updated 5/13/2020


COVID-19: Orders Modified, Restrictions Eased

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken over the world by storm, leaving many to wonder if or when will things get back to normal. The United States now has reached 1,004,942 cases and 56,527 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. In California, there are over 40,000 cases, with... — Updated 5/13/2020


Order of the Health Officer, Emergency Regulations

San Diego County and California public health officials have issued orders to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. The following is the latest county order in effect, as of May 8. 1. All persons are to remain in their homes or at their place of residence, except for employees or... — Updated 5/8/2020


The Battle Begins

The reality of the virus is now upon us... The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread across the globe, officially declared as a pandemic on March 11, by the World Health Organization. “We are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming... — Updated 4/27/2020


Borrego Task Force

A COVID-19 Task Force in Borrego Springs has been formed, with the goal of setting up a reliable information collection and distribution channel to provide Borrego Springs residents with information (in English and Spanish) from credible sources, so they can protect themselves... — Updated 4/10/2020


Amended Public Health Order, CDC Recommendation

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that Americans cover their faces when leaving their home, especially around other people. ------------------------------------------------- Effective April 4, employees of essential businesses who come in contact with... — Updated 4/3/2020


Timeline of COVID-19 Events

COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, which has spread across the world in a matter of days, infecting thousands, officially being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11. A few days later on March 13, President Donald Trump addressed the... — Updated 4/3/2020


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