Executive Order Prohibiting Price Gouging:
Yesterday Governor Newsom signed an Executive Order that extends a previous Executive Order which contained prohibitions against price gouging. The new order, extends the previous provisions through March 4, 2021.
The protections in the Executive Order generally prohibit sellers of any kind from increasing prices on food, consumer goods, medical or emergency supplies, and certain other items by more than 10 percent.
To read the order, please Click
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Food Distribution: Vulnerable residents can drive through for a Grab and Go lunch Monday-Thursday starting promptly at 11:00 a.m. until supplies last. This distribution takes place in the east parking lot of the Carson Community Center, located at 801 E. Carson Street, and is sponsored by the Lighthouse.
Carson Essentials To Go: Residents can order groceries safely from their homes over the telephone, and city employees will deliver the package of their choice within 3-5 business days. Please call (310) 952-1765 Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for more information, or to place your order.
Meal Delivery: Task Force members are also helping the YMCA expand their Meals on Wheels program for seniors age 60 and up. To learn more, please call (310) 602-4909.