SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES
Scripps Ranch COVID-19 cases
Total cases of coronavirus reported in the Scripps Ranch 92131 ZIP Code area now stands at 218. That’s an increase of 11 cases in the past week.
The County of San Diego reported 627 total cases recorded in Mira Mesa and 373 total cases in Poway. San Diego County reports the cases, broken down by community residence listed for each patient.
These are the total tabulated cases in each ZIP Code area since the County began tracking cases in March. It does not reflect those who recovered, nor does it account for those who died from COVID-19 in Scripps Ranch. The County of San Diego does not provide those statistics at this point.
Minimum wage increases
Effective Jan. 1, 2021, employees who perform at least two hours of work in one or more calendar weeks of the year within the geographic boundaries of the City of San Diego will receive a minimum wage rate increase from $13 to $14 an hour. The change is in accordance with the City of San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance, approved in 2016.
The ordinance applies to all industries and businesses and there are no exceptions. Tips and gratuities do not count toward payment of minimum wage.
Updated notices for posting at the workplace are available on the City’s Minimum Wage Program webpage.
Boerner joins Just in Time for Foster Youth board
Scripps Ranch resident Gordon Boerner is one of nine new board members with Just in Time for Foster Youth, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing resources to foster youth to assist with their transition to adulthood. He has a special place in his heart for foster youth because he was placed in the foster care system as an infant and was adopted by a loving family.
Currently, he is the senior vice president, Western U.S. Regional Banking Manager at U.S. Bank. Boerner also serves in regional leadership roles as advisory board chair for the City of San Diego’s Economic Development Loan Fund, board chair of non-profit micro-lender ACCION, advisory co-chair of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s San Diego affiliate, and president of the San Diego Kiwanis Laurels for Leaders. Additionally, he has served on the City/County Reinvestment Task Force, Downtown San Diego Partnership Board, the Mayor’s Convention Center Expansion Task Force, and the UCSD Cancer Center Foundation Board.
Here is a little about the upcoming week; Oct. 25-31, 2020:
Sunday, Oct. 25 is National Greasy Food Day, Sourest Day, National Mother-in-Law Day and Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day.
Monday, Oct. 26 is National Financial Crime Fighter Day, National Day of the Deployed, National Mule Day, National Pumpkin Day and National Mincemeat Day.
Tuesday, Oct. 27 is National American Beer Day, Navy Day and National Black Cat Day.
Wednesday, Oct. 28 is National Internal Medicine Day, National Chocolate Day and National First Responders Day.
Thursday, Oct. 29 is National Cat Day, National Oatmeal Day, National Hermit Day and World Stroke Day.
Friday, Oct. 30 is National Publicist Day, National Candy Corn Day, National Pharmacy Buyer Day, National Frankenstein Friday and National Breadstick Day.
Saturday, Oct. 31 is Halloween, National Trick or Treat Day, National Doorbell Day, National Caramel Apple Day, National Knock-Knock Jokes Day, National Magic Day and Girl Scout Founder’s Day.