Closures for Cesar Chavez Day

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state capitol califSAN DIEGO — Most local government offices will be closed Monday in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.

In the City of San Diego, the closures will affect all administrative offices, along with city recreation centers, swimming pools and libraries. The Tecolote Nature Center will also be closed.

Parking meters, time parking restrictions and yellow zones within city limits will not be enforced today, but red, white and blue parking zones will, according to city officials.

Balboa Park will be open, and so will museums that usually operate on Mondays. Municipal golf courses and starter booths also will be open, with holiday rates in effect.

The Miramar landfill will operate during its normal hours, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 a.m., but the city’s “refuse/recyclables” container sales office on Miramar Place will be closed.

City officials said trash, yard and curbside recyclable collection service for customers of the Environmental Services Department would be delayed by one day.

In the County of San Diego, offices, libraries and animal shelters will be closed.

The Spring Valley Community Center will be closed for regular business, but will open for Monday Night Bingo at 4 p.m.

The 4S Ranch Sports Park office will be closed, but adult hockey activities, the gym and all fields will remain open.

The Lakeside Community Center will be closed, but the preschool will be open.

The Spring Valley REC Club/ Teen Club will also be closed.

County parks, campgrounds, neighborhood parks, the Fallbrook Community Center, the Spring Valley Gym and the Lakeside REC Club/ Teen Club will be open for normal business hours, county officials said.

In Chula Vista, city offices and most other facilities will be closed in observance of the holiday. The closures extend to recreation centers, pools and libraries.

Public works services including streets and sewer work will be available on an emergency basis, city officials said.

Trash removal services in Chula Vista will run on its regular schedule.


  • Guest

    Local Government is proving to the tax payers we really don't need 40 hour per week employees. They can easily do the job in 32 hours and we save money!

  • Cat

    okay, those of you who post nasty comments, no matter what.. Cesar Chavez Day has been a CA STATE holiday (and we aren't the only state.. even good old boy Texas has a state holiday. It's been nearly 20 years, so I guess you all missed the first dozen or so?

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