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*The 2020 Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival has been cancelled
*Key points from Gov. Newsom’s plan to institute Phase 2 of reopening California (per CNBC):
- California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said some of the state’s retail businesses could begin reopening with modifications by the end of this week if certain criteria are met.
- Newsom said state officials will issue further guidance Thursday on the state’s next phase of reopening, which will include specific guidelines that low-risk businesses must meet in order to reopen with modifications as soon as Friday.
- He said retailers of such items as clothing, books, music, toys and sporting goods, as well as florists, would be allowed to offer curbside pickup services if they institute state guidelines.
- This does not include offices, restaurants for seated dining, or shopping malls
- See More Here
*The Sonoma County Fair has been cancelled for this year. Read the statement here
*Sonoma County eases restrictions on park use. Read for more details on acceptable usage
Beerfest The Good One has been canceled for this year
*Finally they suspend the 10 cent plastic bag charge at grocery stores
*Lysol warns against ingesting or injecting their products into your body after President Trump comments
*Warner Music is doing a three-day VIRTUAL music festival this weekend, with archival live performances from over 65 artists, including Panic! at the Disco, Ed Sheeran, Green Day, Coldplay, Twenty One Pilots, Weezer, Paramore, and more. Check out the PlayOn Fest this Friday-Sunday 9am-9pm
*It’s been a month, why aren’t the stores fully stocked still? In a nutshell, the Press Democrat says “The answer is more complicated than just panic buying or hoarding. With most people stuck at home, shopping habits have changed dramatically. And that’s put a strain on a food supply chain ill-equipped to handle rapid fluctuations in demand of homebound consumers and a store workforce on the front lines of the area outbreak.” Read the full story here
*Ticketmaster: Will they or won’t they issue a refund for concert tickets? Here’s the latest
*The Mystic Theatre is reaching out in hopes of your support during this challenging time. They are rolling out a gift card program with 20% off, and 10% of all sales to venue staff. Gift cards are redeemable for any show and do not expire!
*The Live at Juilliard Park 2020 series has been cancelled
*In a statement from California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced that “California, Oregon, and Washington have agreed to work together on a shared approach for reopening our economies – one that identifies clear indicators for communities to restart public life and business.” Read the statement Tomorrow Governor Newsom will lay out the plan to the public
*Face masks required in public as of 4/17/20. Read the statement here for details when and where you should wear your mask or face covering.
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Listen up, Santa Rosa! SRPD continues to see some community members who are not complying with the Public Health Officer’s orders. If this continues, SRPD may have to take enforcement action to protect our vulnerable populations and essential front-line workers. pic.twitter.com/OpFJtxsObe
— Santa Rosa Police (@SantaRosaPolice) April 8, 2020
*As cases are expected to surge, Sonoma State University Campus is preparing to serve as a makeshift care unit for patients awaiting test results and positive testing patients with mild Covid-19 symptoms. Read the story here
*Take less trips to the grocery store by preserving your groceries longer with these tips!
Here’s how and why to clean your phone
More tests coming (and they’re quicker)
In need of a job? Local companies hiring!!
Santa Rosa City Schools Superintendant issues statement about the extension of distance learning through May 1, 2020
White House, Senate reach deal on $2 trillion coronavirus spending bill. See how it will affect you
Applause for these landlords who are helping their tenants with rent
Soccer players across the nation team up to PASS THE MESSAGE
Santa Rosa City Schools announce they are providing meals for kids/teens and more resources starting Monday, March 23 – Click HERE for more
REFB has a “food finder” for produce, groceries, senior baskets, hot meals more near you. Find it HERE
Here is a list of essential businesses OPEN at Montgomery Village who need your support
If you are co-quarantined or forced to stay in place with someone who is abusing you and/or your loved ones, there are resources available to help you. If you would like to speak to a member in the Behavioral Health department please call (707) 521-4550. Get more information here: Guidance_COVID19_abuse
For those of you that feel the overwhelming need to help, here’s a great list from the Press Democrat
Special Take-out menu with family options from Victory House
Here is a list of Virtual School Activities. A collection of sites to live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun academic sites.
2:40pm – BottleRock Napa Valley issued the following statement:
NY Pie open for takeout and delivery. Call (707) 526-9743 or visit the website