The Encinitas City Council decided to reopen the beach during a special meeting Sunday. The beach reopened at 8 a.m. for walking, running and all water activities except boating, according to city spokesman Patrick Piatt. Per California Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement March 23, the state is closing all parking lots at state beaches to deter people from congregating and unintentionally spreading the novel coronavirus. Public gatherings are still prohibited, according to San Diego County's ongoing health order. For … For information or questions, contact Tom Bokosky, director of Human Resources at (760) 633-2631 or email@example.com. 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On Saturday, three people were arrested and cited at Moonlight Beach for violating the stay-at-home order and gathering on a closed beach, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. For the public's safety, Piatt said they will be marked with black-and-white checkered flags at the north and south ends. The order does not apply to state parks and beaches. ENCINITAS, CA — Officials reported 139 new cases of the coronavirus … If orders are violated, the beach may be re-closed, officials said. For additional information on the state parks COVID-19 response, visit the California Department of Parks and Recreation website. 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Organization enhances rental and food assistance programs and hosts a Week of Hope to help meet the growing need this season. "No stopping, standing, sitting or lying down and no chairs, blankets, coolers or anything stationary. North County households in need can find COVID-19 relief at Community Resource Center. The arrests happened during a protest rally against beach closures and the stay-at-home order. Leucadians oppose plan to fence off railroad tracks. "The cities did not get any warning regarding the announcement," officials said. See Your Coronavirus Exposure Risk Indoors In Encinitas - Encinitas, CA - A tool developed by researchers from several universities lets you see your risk of being exposed to the coronavirus indoors. All beach parking lots will be closed and parking on Coast Highway will be prohibited, according to the draft. In support of regional efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), effective at midnight March 23 and beginning on Tuesday, March 24, the City of Encinitas is closing all city beaches, access points to beaches, and parking lots adjacent to beaches until further notice. Coastal Roots Farm launches film to showcase the regenerative farming techniques of its farm. The county's order left the decision of beach closures to the cities. Some restrictions. San Diego County. 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Patch editor Kristina Houck and City News Service contributed to this report. No games or sports on the beach.". Per California Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement March 23, the state is closing all parking lots at state beaches … -- City news release. Drug deaths were already climbing at the beginning of 2020. A recent pool development study estimated that it would cost San Dieguito Union High School District $10.7 million to build a swimming pool on the La Costa Canyon High School campus.