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Blueprint for a safer economy - California's site that lists restrictions based on the COVID-19 tier for the county

My Turn California - Pilot site to find out if it's your turn to get vaccinated and schedule vaccination appointments. If it isn't your turn yet, you can register to be notified when you become eligible. 

COVID-19 testing sites by day

Sandbag locations throughout San Diego County

Sharp Chula Vista E.R. hospitalized with COVID-19-Danny Plata

Ocean Beach Noodle House

Chula Vista vaccine superstation info

Inauguration Day 2021: Schedule of key events, ceremonies, and celebrations

San Diego Humane Society: Behavior and Training Programs

Biden's pathway to citizenship plan

COVID-19 vaccine study for adolescents

California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation: Donate to provide assistance for restaurants trying to survive

The San Diego Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a community-based group of local medical and health workers who can serve as volunteers during a local health emergency.

Tips on how to get your EDD unemployment benefits

Get Fit Challenge: The San Diego Regional Chamber’s annual Get Fit 30-Day Challenge is back and begins January 11, 2021.

RELATED: Chula Vista teenager making 2021 sweeter and warmer for those in need

San Diego County super vaccination sites

Friends of Big Bear Valley live bald eagle camera

San Diego County: COVID-19 Vaccine Phases 

Love In Your Park | YouTube: Put A Little Love in Your Park

Facing the pandemic in 2021: Lessons learned and tips for the year ahead // Enfrentando la pandemia en el 2021: Lecciones aprendidas y consejos para este año 

Stimulus Bill: Get My Payment Tool

IRS: Economic Impact Payments

California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

SportMix pet food sold nationwide recalled after at least 28 dogs die, 8 sickened

Adopt a potbelly pig from https://potbellyrescue.org/adopt or donate to their cause here.

Other COVID-19-related tax relief can be found here

Check the status of your stimulus payment

California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

San Diego Non-Profit Food Assistance

The annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program begins Dec. 26, through Jan. 23, and features 17 drop-off locations available to City residents. 

Father Joe's Villages: Helping San Diego Homeless Shelters

The Salvation Army: Virtual Red Kettle San Diego County

Vaccine Tool:  Find your place in the vaccine line 

Going It Alone: Here are mental health services available for those struggling

National Eating Disorders Association

RELATED: Deadline at hand for wildfire relief grants, loans

San Diego Hunger Coalition

California Health Corps

Report unexpected fees for coronavirus testing and treatment through our media partner, inewsource's survey.

RELATED: San Diego County Tax Collector Office accepting tax penalty cancellation requests

RELATED: Competition youth sports in California might return as early as Jan. 25, health officials say.

USPS Operation Santa: Now you can read letters from Santa’s mailroom and answer the ones he can’t. Adopt one today and make a holiday wish come true.

HOW TO: Here’s how the CA Notify app works

Finest City Improv Theatre

The 2020-2021 secured tax bills are now available. You may now search for and pay secured, unsecured, defaulted, supplemental, and escape tax bills.

Job Webinar: Jumpstart Your Job Search During the Holidays

STORY: Father Joe's Villages announces hiring surge to help with homelessness

STORY: Time running out for Valley Fire survivors to apply for FEMA assistance

Helpings kids mentally during this stay-at-home order


Annual BOMA Give From Your Heart Toy Drive for Promises2Kids

Feeding San Diego: Ending Hunger through Food Rescue

San Diego County Safe Reopening Compliance Team

The City of La Mesa is currently recruiting for its new Chief of Police. To participate, please complete the survey by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The survey is open to La Mesa residents and business owners only.

'Irreplaceable' | Crown Point neighbors remember beloved mailman

'Fox Rescue' filled with conservation, fun and mischief in East San Diego

What will be open, closed during California's new stay-at-home order

Shop My PorchConnects neighborhoods and helps small businesses

Helping the hungry virtually: Helping the Hungry Virtually is a group of teenagers from around the nation that sends grocery gift cards to families in need of food assistance during COVID-19.

Alzheimer's San Diego: Helping families today, finding a cure for tomorrow

Join the Living with Alzheimer's Facebook group

SDCCU Stadium: Online Auction Featuring Select Assets From SDCCU Stadium 

County of San Diego COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program - Applications can be submitted starting December 1, 2020. The County will continue to take applications until funds are depleted. 

Art program at the San Diego Convention Center 

San Diego Parks and Recreation Green Friday

SDG&E power outage warnings in East County 

San Diego County small business assistance aid - San Diego County supervisors approved $20 million in aid. 

Thanksgiving 2020 to go - San Diego Regional Office The Salvation Army San Diego Regional Office providing assistance to those in need throughout San Diego. 

Toys for Tots Toy Drive for Wounded Warrior Homes Inc: Toy wish list

COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool: This map shows the risk level of attending an event, given the event size and location

Predicted COVID-19 case rate spread interactive map based on Facebook research

California COVID Assessment Tool: Modeling COVID-19 to inform state and local response

The 15th annual Globe Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony too place virtually on Sunday, November 22.

San Diego County COVID-19 Testing - FInd testing locations, hours and make an appointment at sites across the county

RELATED: Fire investigation underway at brewery and pub in South Park

RELATED: Verify: Does the "virus shut out" necklace protect you from COVID-19

RELATED: Scrape on the knee leads to a little Arizona boy’s double amputation

RELATED: National City mayor takes part in COVID-19 vaccine trial to gain trust of community

The San Diego Food Bank’s food distribution programs will continue to serve those in need throughout the duration of the Coronavirus crisis. Here's a list of food distributions scheduled for the month of November 2020.

RELATED: Serving hopeful meals to those in need during the holidays

The San Diego State University Alumni Association will host "Home Away From Homecoming,'' a virtual celebration before the Aztecs take on Hawaii. The Zoom event will be held Saturday Nov. 14, 2020 at noon.

The San Diego Society for Human Resource Management's fifth annual Career Day will be held via Zoom Friday Nov. 13, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. 

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San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund - Support San Diego nonprofit organizations supporting low-income workers, families and vulnerable people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Event-planning map calculates risk of contracting COVID-19 - Researchers at Georgia Tech have released a geographic COVID-19 risk calculator for events in different counties in the United States, including in San Diego County.  

AAA travel restrictions interactive map - Search specific state and county COVID-19 related restrictions along your travel route. More AAA travel information is here.

RELATED: New data from non-profit shows veterans may have harder time finding civilian jobs

San Diego Workforce Partnership - Workforce development is much more than finding the next job.  

RELATED: Guidelines for safely celebrating the holidays amid COVID-19

RELATED: COVID-19 testing site opens in Vista; sites open on Veterans Day

RELATED: Food benefits made available for households impacted by Valley Fire

Up2SD - It's Up to Us San DiegoThe It’s Up to Us campaign is designed to empower San Diegans to talk openly about mental illness, recognize symptoms, utilize local resources and seek help.

San Diego County free COVID-19 testing sites - Health plans are required to cover COVID-19 tests at no cost to the enrollee. It is recommended that you first contact your healthcare provider for a COVID-19 test. 

RELATED: Here's where to get tested for COVID-19 in San Diego County

RELATED: First cold rains on the way; free sandbags for unincorporated residents

Storm Preparedness: Getting prepared for a storm is a team effort. City crews are working hard to prepare storm drains, roadways and City facilities for what may become a very wet winter.

BBB tips for smart shopping online - As this year's holiday season approaches, online shopping is going to be huge. BBB offers these tips for safe online shopping.

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RELATED: Discounts and freebies to enjoy on Election Day 2020

RELATED: "They're my children. They're my life." | Owner of Lions, Tigers, and Bears describes the heartbreak after tiger's death

RELATED: When a San Diego Sheriff's helicopter is looking for someone in your area, can you hear what they're saying?

City of San Diego scares up Halloween festivities at local recreation centers -Grab and Go candy distribution will be provided at 27 recreation centers across all nine council districts.

COVID-19 Day of the Dead Altar - The deadline to submit your picture is October 29, 2020, at 3 p.m.

RELATED: San Diego County announces internet funding for 19 school districts, charter schools

Donate to San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House 

RELATED: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Safely dispose of medications

RELATED: The Celebration of Heroes Blood Drive was a huge success!