Summer means water conservation across San Diego County
As extreme drought grips the Southwest, businesses across California are taking a variety of water-saving actions. In fact, the State of California has banned watering grass in commercial-industrial-institutional settings that is “solely ornamental” and not regularly used for recreational purposes or community events.
Extensive construction, renovation, and design activities are underway at MiraCosta College, part of the District’s comprehensive capital improvement program, providing major facility transformations, new construction, upgraded instructional technology, and safety and accessibility enhancements.
SDG&E recognizes that this can be a challenging time for many customers and may be able to help if you are having trouble paying your bill. You may be eligible for programs and services that can provide immediate financial assistance and help you avoid interruptions in your service. Flexible payment arrangements are available to help you pay down past due balances. Learn more here.
Did you know you can make a difference when it comes to rotating power outages? This summer, as temperatures rise and there is higher energy demand, you can help prevent rotating outages by conserving energy when a Flex Alert is called.
The Oceanside Chamber’s Advance Oceanside Political Action Committee (AOPAC) has spent much of the last 2 months interviewing and evaluating Candidates for Oceanside’s District 1 and District 2 City Council seats.
Last week AOPAC brought its recommendations to the Chamber Board for approval. As a result, the Chamber Board has endorsed Rick Robinson for the Oceanside City Council District 2 seat. Robinson, who has served as Oceanside’s Fire Chief since 2016 will officially retire from the position at the end of July. With a desire to continue actively serving the residents of Oceanside, Robinson decided to make a run at the Council seat in District 2, where he and his wife have lived for many years.
House Passes Rep. Mike Levin’s Desalination and Energy Legislation as Part of Major Drought and Wildfire Bill
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act, which includes several pieces of legislation Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) is leading to support desalination projects and strengthen the electric grid threatened by wildfires.
Full mainstage production of popular musical featuring local youth
(Oceanside, CA) – A culmination of its Youth Theater Camp, Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) presents Bye Bye Birdie (Young Performer Edition) at the historic Brooks Theater in downtown Oceanside from August 5-7, 2022. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and available online at www.oceansidetheatre.org or by calling the box office at 760-433-8900.
The 17th Annual O’side Turkey Trot is looking for Sponsors who want to increase their visibility and sell their products to services to primarily residents of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos. As a major sponsor you sponsorship could significantly impact the quality of life in North County. Visit Oceanside commissioned a study which showed the trot provided over $1 million dollars in economic stimulus to the City of Oceanside each year.
Did you know that SDG&E provides webinars for business owners and trade professionals, so you can learn new skills at your own pace? And most are at no cost. You or your employees can learn about the latest in green building practices, technology and energy-saving solutions from industry experts. Certifications and continuing education units are available for many classes. Check out the class listing here.
Oceanside Public Library is excited to highlight some of its new nature initiatives promoting community health and well-being, including a new Seed Library, California State Parks Passes and Check Out Nature Backpacks available to Library customers to borrow, and free take-home “The Great Outdoors” Busy Bag Kits for ages 0-5 and their caregivers.
TrueCare in San Marcos to Hold Annual Breast Milk Drive and Health Fair with Community Blood Drive on August 6
Breastfeeding Mothers Encouraged to Donate to Help Babies Thrive; Online Registration is Easy
SAN MARCOS, CA - July 21, 2022 — TrueCare’s annual Breast Milk Drive and Health Fair is on Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. TrueCare is hosting the breast milk drive, in partnership with the University of California Health Milk Bank, to provide safe, nutritious, pasteurized human donor milk to babies in need.
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) applauded Orange and San Diego Counties for securing housing funds to assist young adults in foster care find suitable housing. The California Department of Housing and Community Development oversees the Housing Navigators Program (HNP) which allocates approximately $5 million in grants to counties based on each county’s percentage of the total statewide number of young adults aged 18 through 21-year-old in foster care. Senator Bates issued the following statement:
Operation HOPE-North County is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaime (Jimmy) Figueroa as their new Executive Director.
Summer heat waves can drive up the temperature – and your business’s energy use. Now is the perfect time to set your business up for summer energy savings success.
We know for many, meeting everyday needs isn’t easy. If you have past-due bills and are a CARE or FERA customer, you may be eligible for debt forgiveness through our Arrearage Management Payment (AMP) plan. This plan offers eligible customers help with reducing their past due account balances. To see if you qualify, click here. For other bill assistance programs, click here.
SDCCU Stuff the Bus is Collecting Monetary Donations for Back-to-School Supplies for the More Than 18,000 Homeless Students in San Diego County
Throughout July, donate online or at any Ralphs or Food 4 Less grocery store location in San Diego County
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (July 5, 2022) — Kids face many hardships—school supplies should not be one of them. That’s why SDCCU Stuff the Bus is once again collecting monetary donations to purchase back-to-school supplies for students experiencing homelessness—to help set these students up for success in the coming school year. The annual Stuff the Bus campaign, now in its 8th year, was launched in partnership with San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), the San Diego County Office of Education and iHeartMedia radio stations in support of Live Well San Diego. A portion of donations will also assist San Diego Youth Services’ various food programs to provide meals for homeless youth. This year again, in addition to the online collection, the community can also make in-store monetary donations at any Ralphs or Food 4 Less grocery store location in San Diego County. Having a backpack and all of the needed back-to-school supplies is essential for success in the new school year. A small donation can make a big difference in the life of a student in need.
OCEANSIDE, CA — Oside Arena Management and Frontwave Credit Union are proud to announce a naming rights partnership for the new state-of-the-art community entertainment and sports arena being built in Oceanside, heretofore to be named Frontwave Arena. The 10-year partnership agreement will begin with the arena’s expected opening in the late summer/fall of 2023.
Help make California’s energy grid stronger, safer and more reliable for all Californians this summer – and get paid for it too! The Power Saver Rewards program rewards you for lowering your electricity use when energy is in high demand. This summer, it pays to be flexible.
TRUECARE ADMINISTERING NEW COVID-19 VACCINE FOR CHILDREN AGES SIX MONTHS AND OLDER IN NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Community Health Center Fulfilling its Role to Provide Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine for Underserved Communities
TrueCare™ is providing easy and equitable access to the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months and older through its community healthcare centers, especially for the diverse communities who are underserved in North San Diego County.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act, a comprehensive bill to address mental health care and substance use disorder. The bill includes Rep. Mike Levin’s (D-CA) legislation to improve sober living homes by authorizing a federal study on the quality and effectiveness of recovery housing and to identify recommendations to strengthen the quality of recovery housing. The provisions come from Rep. Levin’s Studying Outcomes and Benchmarks for Effective Recovery (SOBER) Homes Act.
Rep. Mike Levin Secures $50 Million in Federal Funding Legislation for Local Projects and Priorities
Investments Would Fund Road Improvements, Water Infrastructure, Public Safety, and More
Oceanside, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced he has secured $50 million in federal funding legislation to invest in 15 local projects and priorities. That total includes $7 million to help the North County Transit District (NCTD) improve SPRINTER service, $7 million to improve infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists on Lomas Santa Fe Drive, $4.48 million to enhance the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) program in San Diego County, $3.47 million to invest in the Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center (OCIAC), and more.
Event presented by American Motorhead, hosted by Prohibition Brewing Co.
VISTA, Calif. – The American Motorhead Motorcycle Art Show will be held Saturday, July 30 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Prohibition Brewing Co., located at 2004 East Vista Way in Vista, Calif., 92084. The show will be open to the public and proceeds will benefit equipment for Scripps Health’s perinatology program for women experiencing high-risk pregnancies.
The MiraCosta Community College District Board of Trustees on June 24, 2022, unanimously appointed Raye Clendening to a seat vacated by the resignation of Dr. David Broad. Clendening will represent Area 6, the northernmost portion of the MiraCosta College District, which includes north Oceanside.