CalFresh Emergency Allotments

(FORMERLY KNOWN AS FOOD STAMPS) COVID -19 ISSUANCE OF CALFRESH EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS  California has been approved to provide emergency allotments to eligible households for two months, March and April 2020. Emergency allotments will raise each household’s regular monthly CalFresh allotment to the maximum allowable benefits based on their CalFresh household size. CalFresh households already receivingContinue reading “CalFresh Emergency Allotments”

Virtual City Council Meeting on April 6

On March 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20 (found here). The Order mainly deals with Medi-Cal, CalFresh, and CalWorks programs…but, it also waived many provisions regulating public meetings specific to teleconferencing. Here are the changes:     Waived – that each teleconference location must be identified in a public meeting notice or agenda     WaivedContinue reading “Virtual City Council Meeting on April 6”

Stay-at-Home Order Extended to May 3 with New Restrictions

Coronavirus Update Post Date: 03/31/2020 4:00 PM Please see the Press Release below from the Bay Area Health Officers regarding the updated Stay-at-Home Order with new restrictions that last through May 3, 2020.   Please visit the City of Pittsburg’s webpage (, Facebook (@CityOfPittsburgCa), and Twitter (@CityPittsburgCa) for the latest information. Garrett Evans City Manager

Pittsburg Schools Closure Extended Through May 1

March 25, 2020: Message from PUSD, School Dismissal Extended Through May 1, 2020 Dear PUSD Parents, The below press release was shared with us this morning from the Contra Costa County Office of Education. We will be remaining closed through May 1st, per the recommendation of County Health and County Education Departments across 7 Bay Area Counties. MoreContinue reading “Pittsburg Schools Closure Extended Through May 1”

Coronavirus Update 3/19/2020

Coronavirus Update Post Date: 03/19/2020 10:00 PM Today, Governor Gavin Newsom held a press conference via Facebook.  During this conference, he announced the California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence. Continue reading “Coronavirus Update 3/19/2020”

Coronavirus Update 3/18/2020

Post Date: 03/18/2020 1:30 PM On March 16, 2020, the City of Pittsburg held a special City Council meeting at 7:01 pm where the City Council voted unanimously to adopt a Resolution proclaiming a local emergency in response to COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of the week, the City of Pittsburg has taken the followingContinue reading “Coronavirus Update 3/18/2020”

Pittsburg City Offices Closed, Essential Services Remain In Operation 03/16/2020

Post Date: 03/16/2020 6:00 PM To address the COVID-19 situation, the City of Pittsburg has cancelled its regular City Council meeting scheduled for March 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  However, it will continue to hold a special meeting tonight at 7:01 pm to declare a local emergency in the City of Pittsburg. As a result, City OfficesContinue reading “Pittsburg City Offices Closed, Essential Services Remain In Operation 03/16/2020”

Information for the Residents of Pittsburg 03/12/2020

Information for the Residents of Pittsburg Based on new social distancing recommendations issued by Contra Costa Health Services on March 10, 2020, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the City of Pittsburg has taken the following actions regarding City facilities effective March 13, 2020 through March 31, 2020. The City of PittsburgContinue reading “Information for the Residents of Pittsburg 03/12/2020”