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Solana Beach’s Ali Bonar has created the world’s first spreadable granola with Kween Granola Butter.
Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, community organizations are trying to provide necessary services, brace for the long-term economic impacts and boost morale among local residents.
After purchasing four houses near 17th and Market streets, Rancho Santa Fe residents Paul and Elaine Newkirk had to remove homeless individuals from the properties.
The Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, which recently announced its temporary closure — March 22-April 22 — due to the impacts of the coranvirus outbreak, said in a news release that it is “committed to continuing to care for the wellbeing and livelihood of its employees during these unprecedented times with amazing support,” including: Rancho Valencia is caring and paying its full-time and salary employees during this full one-month closure (this includes full-time servers, cooks, housekeepers, front desk agents, and more) During this 30-day closure, eligible employees do not have to use their sick time or PTO All perishable food such as milk, eggs, juices, produce, etc. at the property is being distributed to hourly employees Management training courses and credit will be given for all managers that complete course work while working remotely such as The Voice of Leadership, Time Management, and Creating a Positive Attitude, to name a few Rancho Valencia is launching a canned food drive and organizing a partnership with San Diego nonprofit ProduceGood, to provide excess fruits and produce from local farmers and residents for employees and families in need of additional support once “shelter in place” orders are lifted Employee hotlines are available for consistent communication and support for team members Providing a “tele-doc” through the property’s insurance carrier so employees can have access to medical services without leaving their home to fully support and encourage social distancing Weekly employee raffle gifting gas cards, grocery cards, and more, to a lucky winner each week Rancho Valencia General Manager Coni Thornburg made the following statement in a news release on these initiatives: “Our employees are the heart and soul of our resort, and we are committed to keeping them healthy and safe.
To help neighbors affected by the COVID-19 crisis, one Carmel Valley Little Free Library has converted to a partial Little Free Pantry.
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Ever since her daughter was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease, Sycamore Ridge first-grade teacher Julie Cunningham has been an advocate for finding treatments to help those who have been diagnosed with rare diseases.
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