San Diego County resident Kathryn Muñoz has had her hands in a lot of service organizations: the women’s philanthropy group Las Patronas, and the mother-daughter philanthropy group National Charity League, to name a few. She is continuing her community service in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting area restaurants and frontline workers through a program called Feed the Fight SD, through which she raises funds to purchase meals from local eateries and deliver them to local medical facilities.
Note: All Souls’ Episcopal Church is temporarily not holding any in-person gatherings due to coronavirus concerns, but offering online worship services through live-streaming via Zoom video at allsoulspointloma.org As All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Point Loma (1475 Catalina Blvd.) is enjoying another year of its respected music program; its reputation for excellence draws congregants, audiences and participants from all over San Diego County.
La Jolla resident Scott Flavell was grappling with his own coronavirus-caused problem: laying off workers in his Kearny Mesa factory. It manufactured postural correction products for the chiropractic industry — not exactly an essential business. As Flavell left a local market and seeing grocery employees working closely with others, a simultaneous solution to both problems suddenly dawned on him. His factory would switch to manufacturing face masks and donate them to grocery stores. He shifted production and made 10,000 masks at an initial cost of $3,000, but offering them for free.
Even with coronavirus upheaval, San Diego housing analysts have been bullish on the market because of low loan rates
Here’s how to file for unemployment benefits in California if you’ve lost work because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read this explainer for eligibility requirements and how the program works.