San Diego County could also be headed into the state’s most restrictive reopening coloured tier. This follows Governor Gavin Newsom’s rejection of San Diego County’s request to have San Diego State College’s COVID-19 numbers faraway from the general case price complete.
Enterprise house owners removed from SDSU fear that companies already on the point of closures might lose all of it because of the college’s rising numbers.
“Each time we appear to open up, one thing occurs and we shut again down once more,” mentioned Juan Velasco.
Velasco and his spouse Anastasia personal Slight Edge hair salon they usually’re annoyed that including extra restrictions to their salon and shutting down different companies is the answer to the elevated case price. Velasco suggests SDSU order a quarantine for college kids.
“If you consider it, they might in all probability isolate greater than all people else,” mentioned Velasco.
Whereas the hair salon has been again open for a few weeks because the county was moved to the red-colored tier and below the purple tier hair salons are nonetheless allowed to function below stricter measures, they fear the state might change their thoughts.
“There is no warning, they alter choices such as you and I alter ideas, which is irritating and means we will not put together every thing,” mentioned Velasco.
On Roymar Street the proprietor of Faucet That Draft beer companies and taproom agrees the restrictions should not benefiting any trade.
“I imply we’re 30 miles from SDSU, so I do not see what the speed on campus at San Diego State has to do with us in Oceanside,” mentioned proprietor Travis Esquibel.
For the final six months, Esquibel’s taproom has been closed down.
“Both we attempt to survive with the little enterprise we will get or we fold and go below,” mentioned Esquibel.
He is counting on clients shopping for merchandise to go and workplace keg deliveries however, that is nonetheless not sufficient.
“We’re all taking precautions and making an attempt to do issues proper, however on the similar time we’re struggling, we want enterprise,” he mentioned. “I’ve youngsters at house, my workers have households as nicely and we’re all struggling and we simply want some type of steerage, some hope.”
Esquibel mentioned he simply desires a chance for pubs like his to reopen below strict steerage.
“I am optimistic this may flip round and we’ll have the ability to have a good time our eight-year anniversary subsequent 12 months,” mentioned Esquibel.
The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and the town are awarding grants to small companies in want.