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NEWS UPDATE: April 6, 2020 ~ Governor Newsom announced new help for small businesses and workers displaced by COVID-19. The state is allocating $50 million to the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) for loan guarantees to small businesses to help eliminate barriers to capital for individuals who do not qualify for federal funds, including low wealth and undocumented immigrant communities. The state is also allowing small businesses to defer payment of sales and use taxes of up to $50,000, for up to 12 months. Read more here.

NEWS UPDATE: April 1, 2020 ~ The US Small Business Administration department has streamlined their loan process, making a $10,000 immediate advance available to applicants while their disaster loan is in process. See the link below with all the new information. The local Small Business Development Center at Delta College is available to assist in applying to this loan at no charge, you can contact them at (209) 954-5089 or

NEWS UPDATE: March 30, 2020 ~ The Stockton City Council is holding a virtual town hall meeting tomorrow morning, March 31st at 11:00am about the city’s response to the COVID-19 virus. Press release with more info is available here.

NEWS UPDATE: March 24, 2020 ~ The Stockton City Council held its first virtual online meeting and have provided the press release below. It addresses many items including a plan to allocate the $1,235,000 Emergency Coronavirus Response Fund that was approved at the March 17, 2020, Council Meeting. The City Manager also announced that he has extended the payment due date for City of Stockton Business Licenses to June 15, 2020.

NEWS UPDATE: March 20, 2020 ~ Stay At Home Order Issued by the San Joaquin County Public Health Officer and Director of Emergency Services. The stay at home order became effective at 11:59 pm on Saturday, March 21, 2020. See information below for more details.

NEWS UPDATE: March 19, 2020 ~ Executive order from Governor Gavin Newsome. 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, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors, critical government services, schools, childcare, and construction, including housing construction.  See this website for latest news and updates:

Executive Order

Includes information about 60 day extension of filing/paying sales tax, stay at home order and additional resources available to individuals & businesses.

Stay At Home Proclamation

Stay At Home FAQ

Press Release After First Virtual Council Meeting March 24, 2020

Guide: Are You Essential?

Newsletter From State Treasurer

Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development

New Streamlined Disaster Loan Process Launched, Online Application

CARES Act Emergency Loan

Employer Quick Links

ABC Regulatory Relief


If you have an ABC License please see above for the Notice of Regulatory Relief information & FAQs from the Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Restaurant List, Online Classes & Gift Card Sales

Comprehensive list of all Miracle Mile restaurants that are currently open for take out/delivery orders and restaurants that are closed for the time being due to the COVID-19 virus.

Miracle Mile Restaurants

Comprehensive list of all Miracle Mile restaurants that are currently open for take out/delivery orders and restaurants that are closed for the time being due to the COVID-19 virus.

Miracle Mile Online Fitness Classes

Missing your yoga or karate class? Several Miracle Mile merchants are offering online classes during this “Stay at Home” order.

Dine Stockton

Local website listing all restaurants that are open and offering takeout and/or delivery services. If your restaurant isn’t listed please contact me and I’ll get your information submitted for addition.

Support Stockton 2020

Please fill out your information in the form linked above to be included in coordinated city-wide initiatives promoting retail & service oriented businesses.

Help Main Street

National website offering online purchase of gift cards during this crisis. If you don’t currently sell gift cards on your business website then it provides opportunities to set that up. If you would like to be added to this site please contact me and I can assist.

Helpful Links


City of Stockton run website with various resources for individuals and businesses within the city.

City Resources

The City has gathered a list of assistance programs and other resources from local, state, and federal agencies:

The Small Business Development Center can help small business owners submit their loan application and/or help develop plans to survive.  Call (209-954-5089) or email for assistance ( 

State Assembly Resources

California State Assembly links to assist small businesses, entrepreneurs, workers, and economic and workforce development professionals in responding to COVID-19 challenges. 

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