The COVID-19 crisis has shone a spotlight on just how quickly people can find themselves without food. Applications for meal delivery from Seniors First, Placer County’s only senior-focused service organization and provider of Meals on Wheels, have more than doubled in recent weeks.
Over 400 clients are served in Placer County per day through Meals on Wheels. Many of Seniors First’s volunteer delivery drivers, some seniors themselves, have been sidelined due to COVID restrictions which has dramatically increased the need for additional volunteers.
It’s the final week of Mental Health Awareness Month, and the City of Rocklin wraps up by sharing tips from the organization Mental Health America to connect with others, virtually.
People help to enrich our lives and get us through tough times. Sometimes they know exactly how to support us, and other times, the next best step doesn’t come naturally. Here are some ways to connect with others and help those struggling with tough times.
Urgency Ordinance to Extend Land Use Entitlements
COVID-19 has presented major challenges to all aspects of business, and land development is no exception. On May 26, City Council unanimously approved an ordinance granting a one year time extension for certain land use entitlements.
The extension provides a layer of protection to landowners, developers, and the local economy in general, from additional potential losses by preserving development opportunities.