"We recently spent some time in Oceanside, CA to chat with Lance Hartley about his family-owned screen printing shop, PJ Graphics, Oceanside. Special shoutout to S&S Activewear for their solid distributor relationship with PJ Graphics." - Fruit of the Loom Activewear for Garment Decorating
Local artist Kelly Marie (@messyeverafter) will lead an Instagram for Artists Workshop on Thursday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room, located at 330 North Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside. Kelly Marie’s celestial abstract paintings will be displayed at the Civic Center Library during the month of February. Workshop participants are welcome to the exhibit’s closing reception immediately following the workshop.
The Oceanside Public Library invites families to enjoy international folktales with Michael D. McCarty at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway. Michael D. McCarty is a multicultural storyteller of African, African-American, and International folktales.
MainStreet Oceanside and the City of Oceanside Economic Development Division has collaborated with 760 Marketing to highlight downtown’s growth and construction projects and keep the community informed as we are improving our infrastructure to attract new retailers and residents to Downtown Oceanside.
For only $19.99 per person, Mimi’s is ready to host a celebration for friends and sweethearts alike
Frontwave Credit Union (Frontwave) has received the “Award for Workplace Excellence” by Peter Barron Stark Companies (PBS) based on the results of their 2018 employee opinion survey. This is the sixth time that Frontwave has won this award for Workplace Excellence. The survey, conducted at the end of 2018, measured employee engagement and job satisfaction. Frontwave’s 2018 survey had an overall satisfaction score of 89.0, a significant increase of 4.4 percentage points from the 2016 survey, and 4.1 percentage points ahead of PBS’ 2018 Best of the Best PBS Benchmark.
IRS employees returned to work on January 28, 2019 and resumed activities. Upon their return to the office, they will begin to review mail, voice messages, and their audit and collection files as well as completing administrative tasks to reopen operations.
Twentynine Palms, CA: Frontwave Credit Union staff raised $500 for the Twentynine Palms Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society through Frontwave’s annual Holiday Ugly Sweater Contest. On December 10th the Frontwave crew dressed up in their ugliest holiday sweaters to win votes & the grand prize of a $500 donation to a local charity. The photos were posted on Frontwave’s Facebook and Instagram along with each group’s charity of choice. On National Ugly Sweater day, December 21st, the winner was announced! Frontwave’s Twentynine Palms Branch received the most votes/likes on Facebook winning their charity, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, $500!
MiraCosta College’s spring 2019 late-start classes begin, Monday, February 4, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects, and end at the same time as “regular” courses. Late-start classes are offered days, evenings, weekends, and online. Now is the time to work toward a degree or certificate, get started in the workplace, transfer to a four-year university, enroll for personal enrichment, professional growth or to gain a new skill.
Students, teachers and community members! Please join us to learn what human trafficking is, what it looks like, and how we can work together to combat Human Trafficking.
OBR’s site preparation activities will officially kick-off on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Official groundbreaking and construction start will be February 6, 2019. Construction will be ongoing through the summer of 2020. As a good neighbor, our team will work methodically to minimize
disruption to local residents and businesses. We thank you for your support and patience.
The City of Oceanside Housing Commission Homelessness Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers, located at 300 N. Coast Highway, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Longtime Community College Administrator Tim Flood Is New MiraCosta CollegeVice President, Administrative Services
Tim Flood, a community college leader who has held several top administrative posts in San Diego County, is the new vice president, administrative services at the MiraCosta Community College District.
In support of the City’s Local Coastal Program (LCP) Update, the Oceanside Planning Division held a community workshop on November 8, 2018 to introduce residents and other stakeholders to the recently completed Coastal Hazards Vulnerability Assessment (VA), which identifies coastal resources at risk of flooding and wave run-up associated with projected sea level rise. The VA reveals that a wide range of public and private assets on the City’s coastline are vulnerable to sea level rise, including the Oceanside Small Craft Harbor, public amenities in proximity to Oceanside Municipal Pier, The Strand, public parking facilities, and beachfront residential properties. The VA provides the basis for the preparation of a Coastal Hazards Adaptation Plan (AP), which will outline specific strategies for enhancing the resiliency of the City’s coastline. Workshop materials, along with a summary of the workshop, have been posted to the project webpage.
The new year is bringing a new look and feel to the MiraCosta Community College District's San Elijo campus. A major renovation and modernization of the Building 600—one of the main instructional buildings at San Elijo Campus—is opening for the spring 2019 semester. It is the first facility on the campus to be modernized under the district’s $455 million Measure MM bond, approved by voters in November 2016.
MiraCosta College Leader Cynthia Rice Honored with City of Oceanside’sDr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award
Cynthia Rice, who serves as MiraCosta College’s Vice President of Institutional Advancement, has been honored by the City of Oceanside with its 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award.
Oceanside Public Library invites families to a free, engaging and educational presentation featuring “Feathered Friends” with The Raptor Institute on Saturday, January 26 at 11:00 a.m., at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway. Children and their caregivers will get to meet live raptors, or birds of prey, and learn about their conservation, biology, and natural history. Families will learn about where these raptors live, what they eat, and how important they are in the environment we live in.
On October 17, 2018, the Oceanside City Council voted unanimously to declare a Shelter Crisis. This declaration was necessary to establish eligibility to seek an allocation of funds through the State of California’s Homeless Emergency Aid Program. In response to the City Council’s declaration, and consistent with its mission and bylaws, on November 27, 2018, the Oceanside Housing Commission created an ad-hoc committee to examine the causes of homelessness and develop and recommend sustainable solutions to address homelessness in our community.
International award recognizes Richard Schatz’s groundbreaking work on heart stents.
The Oceanside Public Library invites the public to a special performance entitled “Jazz and the African American Vocal Artist” on Saturday, February 9, at 3:30 p.m., in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 North Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside. The performance by Michael Paul Smith and friends will include a vocal jazz concert with narrative. The concert will highlight pillars of the vocal jazz world and their significance in the African American experience and socially unifying efforts.
Megan Hamreus, D.O., to lead 1,100-member physician staff.