City Hall is closed to the public as of Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. This step is in line with other local, state, and federal agencies containment strategy and efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
City staff will remain available by telephone and email. Essential City operations will not be disrupted. For a list of City staff and their respective contact information, visit the staff directory
, or call 310-377-1577 to be directed to the appropriate department.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will be increasing law enforcement presence in all communities throughout the County, primarily by redeploying personnel from detective and court divisions.
Reported Local Exposure:
The Palos Verdes Golf Club has confirmed that two of its members tested positive for COVID-19.
Please consider checking on your older neighbors or those with underlying health conditions. There are ways to let people know you care while keeping a safe distance (e.g., a phone call, a text, a note under their door to make sure they have everything they need). Self-isolation doesn't need to mean loneliness. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Lomita Station are available to p
rovide a “welfare check” for seniors. Residents are encouraged to call the Station's non-emergency number at 310-539-1661 if they are aware of seniors who are at risk or may need attention.
We are all in this together.
Pavilions in the Peninsula Shopping Center is now offering “Senior Only” shopping hours every day from 7:00 am – 8:00 am. They also have online grocery delivery.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at
. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email
for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. The deadline to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is December 16, 2020.
Houses of Worship
Houses of worship are urged in the strongest terms to limit large gatherings on their premises and to explore and implement ways to practice their respective faiths while observing social distancing practices.
There is no expected disruption to utilities. Utility companies serving the Palos Verdes Peninsula remain open and of service to the public. The City has been informed that the utility companies will not discontinue service during this time and will work with customers on alternative payment plans if needed.
Southern California Edison has suspended much of their infrastructure upgrades and planned power outages, and will only be focusing on critical upgrades, that may have limited power outages. Public notification of limited planned power outages will be sent to affected customers in advance.
California Water Service (Cal Water) has reminded customers that
the drinking water supplied by Cal Water is safe and can be used as normal. They remain fully operational with water systems running normally.