Charlotte Thomas honored for significant achievements
SAN DIEGO – The California Association for Nurse Practitioners has selected Charlotte Thomas, an intensive care unit nurse practitioner with Scripps Health, as the recipient of its 2023 Nurse Practitioner of Distinction Award. Thomas received the honor at CANP’s annual educational conference on March 16 in Monterey, Calif.
"Be the Change” to Save Water
World Water Day promotes care for most precious resource
While rain and snowstorms across California this winter have recharged water supplies, one wet year is not enough to reverse the impacts of an increasingly hot and dry climate in the Southwest. That’s why it’s so important to mark World Water Day on March 22 and "Be the Change” by taking action to use water carefully. Thankfully, the San Diego region has invested wisely in water supplies, storage, and infrastructure, but there are still more steps we can all take to be “water smart.” The San Diego County Water Authority and its 24 member agencies offer rebates and other resources to help businesses save money while saving water at WaterSmartSD.org:
There are a variety of ways to save money when it comes to your business’s energy use. Try these tips to help trim your winter energy bills.
San Marcos, Calif. - TrueCare Ramona earned the prestigious honor of 2022 Nonprofit of the Year from the Ramona Chamber of Commerce at their Community Awards Gala on January 29, 2023
We hope you can join District Attorney Summer Stephan and Health and Human Services Agency Director Nick Macchione for an important community forum on Substance Use and Overdose Prevention to be held on March 29th, from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Did you know SDG&E has a variety of resources available to support customers with Access and Functional Needs?
SDCCU Provides Free Educational Resources for National Consumer Protection Week, March 5-11
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (March 6, 2023) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is providing educational resources for the community in support of National Consumer Protection Week, March 5-11. On Wednesday, March 8, SDCCU will present two free webinars aimed at educating the community on how to keep themselves, their loved ones and their finances safe. Webinar topics include Current Scams and How to Protect Your Finances, and Elder Financial Abuse Prevention.
SDG&E’s My Account gives you the power to manage your SDG&E bills and account online. Convenient and secure, it’s all at your fingertips. Log in online or download the app today!
Rep. Mike Levin Honors MiraCosta College Educator As February Constituent of the Month
Dr. Wendy Stewart is Rep. Levin’s Constituent of the Month.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin announced that Dr. Wendy Stewart, Chief Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Officer at MiraCosta College and long-time educator, is the February Constituent of the Month.
SDCCU Invites the Community to Attend a Free Investment Presentation Titled “LPL Financial Outlook 2023: Finding Balance” on March 1, 2023
Webinar presented by Jeffrey Buchbinder of LPL Financial Research as part of SDCCU’s Financial Wellness Wednesdays
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (February 23, 2023) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, and LPL Financial will present a free educational webinar titled “LPL Financial Outlook 2023: Finding Balance” on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 from 12 – 1 p.m. (PT). The webinar will be hosted by Jeffrey Buchbinder, Vice President, and Equity Strategist for LPL Financial Research investment management committee. This free webinar is open to the public, but virtual seating is limited and reservations are required. For webinar details, click here.
MiraCosta College and Arizona State University Partner to Offer College Students Transfer Pathways with MyPath2ASUTM Collaboration
MiraCosta College is pleased to announce a new alliance with Arizona State University (ASU) to provide students a seamless transfer experience with the MyPath2ASUTM program. MyPath2ASUTM allows students to take the steps needed, at the start of their college experience, to successfully plan their transfer to ASU, ensuring a smooth transition process and student success.
Interfaith Community Services Presents Change Your MindFree Second Annual Mental Health and Wellness Festival
Changing the mental health conversation one mind, one life, at a time
Oceanside, California — Interfaith Community Services is proud to host our Second Annual Change Your Mind festival, in partnership with the City of Oceanside on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oceanside Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater.
This year is especially exciting for Visit Oceanside as we launch the process for Oceanside’s first Sustainable Tourism Master Plan; a 10-year action plan for stewarding tourism growth towards a sustainable future that benefits the economy, environment, and community. True to our innovative spirit, we are one of just two California destinations to develop a plan based on the best practices and criteria set forth by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, which aims to help tourism fulfill its potential as a vehicle for social, cultural, and economic good while removing and avoiding any negative impacts from its activities in terms of environmental and social impacts.
By District Attorney Summer Stephan
After the mass shooting in Half Moon Bay in January, the deplorable conditions in which farmworkers live, work and how they are paid came to national attention. One of the points that was highlighted in the subsequent media coverage was the low pay the mushroom farmworkers were receiving. In his trip to Half Moon Bay, California’s Governor saw firsthand the disgraceful working and living conditions of the farmworkers, noting that many were getting paid as little $9 an hour -- well below the state minimum wage of $15.50 an hour.
TrueCare™ Expands Health Services with Addition of Pediatric Dental for North San Diego Communities
Better access to children’s dental care in North County & convenient hours ensures quality, whole-body health care for all
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (February 15, 2023) -- TrueCare™ has opened a new pediatric dental clinic in Oceanside to serve the communities of North County. Located at the community health center’s Mission Mesa campus, Suite 100, at 2210 Mesa Drive, the pediatric dental site provides quality care to children of all ages in a kid-friendly environment.
Build and launch a rocket, view the surface of the sun, and discover how chemistry is better than magic! These are just a few of the more than 75 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage thousands of attendees at Super STEM Saturday, March 11 at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). This rain-or-shine science festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Children of all ages are invited to attend.
As soon as Jinhui Wang started her English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at MiraCosta College, she knew she was in the right place.
Need Help With Your Energy Bill?
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 at sdge.com/Payment-Arrangements.
Rep. Levin & MiraCosta College Officials Announce $1 Million for New Workforce Training Program
New Funding Will Create Hands-On Courses to Prepare Students for High-Demand, High-Skilled Jobs
Oceanside, CA – Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) hosted a press conference with MiraCosta College officials, students, and employers to announce new funding for the college’s Technology Career Institute’s (TCI) accelerated skills-based training programs.
SEALING IN SAVINGS AND COMFORT
Are there areas in your home that are too hot or too cold, no matter the thermostat setting? If the answer is yes, it could be conditioned air escaping through gaps in your home. Sealing those gaps is one of the cheapest and most effective ways to save your energy dollars and increase comfort.
Fundraising event on March 11 to help expand critical services for older adult health care
SAN MARCOS, Calif. (December 20, 2022) – TrueCare™ will host its “Havana Nights” Grand Gala on March 11 from 5:30-10:00 p.m. at The Seabird Resort in Oceanside. The event, themed as “a sizzling night in old Havana,” will support TrueCare’s expanding services for older adults and seniors with complex health needs, as well as the ongoing demand for telehealth visits and quality, affordable, healthcare.
Natural gas prices are at a historic high and winter bills could soar due to extraordinary market conditions nationally. SDG&E has programs and services to help mitigate these increases. Visit sdge.com/assistance or sdge.com/asistencia to find out if you qualify for debt forgiveness, one-time payments, monthly bill discounts and more. And, for more information, you can read this article on SDG&E’s NewsCenter page at sdgenews.com.
MiraCosta College Employee and Program Honored by the San Diego North Economic and Development Council
A MiraCosta College employee and program were recognized at the annual San Diego North Economic Development Council event in Oceanside. The event celebrates the economic development achievements throughout North San Diego County.
It’s that time of the year when many of us are decorating our home, business or office inside and out with festive strings of lights. Examples include lights over the fireplace, lights wrapped around trees and bushes and lights hanging along roof lines and eaves.