Central Coast Restaurant Guide: Hours, menus and services offered by area restaurants and bars

Central Coast Restaurant Guide: Hours, menus and services offered by area restaurants and bars

From the March 20 recap: Solvang news you may have missed this week series
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We are putting together a list of area restaurants, bars and other businesses that have been impacted by the coronavirus restrictions — bans on all unnecessary gatherings; restaurants closed to dine-in patrons. If you are the owner or manager of such a business, please fill out our online form we'd like to share your information and what you're offering. Your business will be contacted for fact-checking before you are added to the guide.


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Along with declaring a local emergency, which made the city eligible for potential reimbursements from FEMA, the City Council voted unanimously to waive late fees and nonpayment shut-offs for utility customers, to close City Hall to the public beginning Wednesday, and to cancel all future committee and commission meetings — except for those of the City Council and Planning Commission — through April.

City of Lompoc officials reported that they are working with area agencies to protect the safety of homeless people and the general public amid the ongoing health crisis, while Good Samaritan Shelters has altered its policies in an effort to ensure that people in its Lompoc and Santa Maria shelters are kept safe and protected.

Multiple Lompoc dispensaries have reported increased business amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but the news hasn’t all been positive. Some shops have had to lay off employees and/or reduce staff hours, and some ancillary workers are losing out on opportunities due to the outbreak, but many of those within the industry have remained optimistic that the negative impacts won’t be long-term.

Principal Paul Bommersbach began work late last week on a mural on the southern wall of the Lompoc High gym that includes the names of the 360 members of this year’s senior class, as well as a couple messages of support for the class. That move is in addition to a large banner that the school has begun publicly displaying around the city to congratulate the class on its accomplishments, despite what turned out to be an abbreviated final year.

OUR NEIGHBORS Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sue Sharp had never made a cloth mask in her life. Once her Santa Maria business Aloha Cleaners and Alterations was hit by the economic impacts of the virus, however, Sharp found herself making hundreds of face coverings for individuals and businesses across the country. 

As Santa Maria businesses near the end of their seventh week navigating revenue loss and restricted service under the state's stay-at-home order, many are beginning to look ahead to the "new normal" once they can reopen. 

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