Animated Short ‘Drawn Closer’ by Cox Gives Middle-School Students Performance of a Lifetime
Cox collaborates with Oscar-winning Director Patrick Osborne to reimagine a School Play for Students of Thurman White Academy of the Performing Arts.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – (March 30, 2021) – When the pandemic took away Thurman White Academy of the Performing Arts Middle School’s stage, Cox used technology to help bring it back. Today, Cox unveiled a sneak peek and behind the scenes look into the new animated film titled “Drawn Closer” created by real middle school drama students in Henderson, Nevada with Oscar-winning director Patrick Osborne. The full animated short hits screens this May.
Nominate San Diego County Credit Union for BEST Credit Union in The San Diego Union-Tribune Readers Poll
Also nominate SDCCU BEST Auto Loan Provider, Financial Planner, Mortgage Provider and Place to Work
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (March 29, 2021) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions is once again being nominated for San Diego’s BEST Awards in The San Diego Union-Tribune Readers Poll. In 2020, SDCCU was named San Diego’s BEST Credit Union for the 21st consecutive year by readers of The San Diego Union-Tribune. SDCCU was also voted San Diego’s BEST Financial Planner and BEST Mortgage Provider for the eleventh year in a row - and BEST Auto Loan Provider and BEST Place to Work for the seventh year.
Did you know that SDG&E provides webinars for business owners and trade professionals, 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 experts in the industry. Topics in March include:
TrueCare launches MyChart®, Free Patient Portal, for Patients to Better Manage Their Healthcare Information
First Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San Diego County to offer MyChart with Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR) System
San Marcos, Calif., March 29, 2021 — TrueCare, a nonprofit healthcare provider for the underserved in North San Diego and South Riverside Counties, officially launched its MyChart® patient portal today to help patients easily access and manage their health information, now at their fingertips, in one secure online website.
Studio ACE is excited to announce a new class for teens starting April 7th! Acrylics for Teens is led by student instructor, Jackie Aguirre. Our task will be to discover the beauty of the media with different projects each month. The end goal is for students to feel comfortable using this media, have fun, and master it!
Spring Art Shop at Studio ACE
Come by Studio ACE to purchase some creative Spring goodies! Including Easter themed art, art kits, jewelry, cards, treats, art supplies and MORE!
Advanced Metering and Distribution System Leak Detection
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation awarded the City of Oceanside $2 million for the City’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project and improvements to the distribution system leak detection program. The City received the award after applying for the WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant.
Rep. Mike Levin Announces Estimated $125 Million in Federal Relief for Local School Districts
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that local school districts in North County San Diego and South Orange County are estimated to receive a total of $125 million from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to reopen safely and help students catch up on lost learning during the pandemic. Earlier this week, the Department of Education announced that the State of California will receive more than $15 billion to support K-12 schools.
Scripps Del Mar Vaccination Super Station Closing Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Due to Vaccine Delivery Shortfall
SAN DIEGO – The Scripps Del Mar Fairgrounds Vaccination Super Station will be closed on Wednesday, March 17; Friday, March 19; and Saturday March 20 due to the low number of COVID-19 vaccine doses that were delivered to Scripps Health this week.
SCE Releases Strategic Plan for Relocation of San Onofre’s Spent Nuclear Fuel; New Coalition Launched to Catalyze Solutions
ROSEMEAD, Calif., March 15, 2021 — Southern California Edison distributed a three-volume set of plans supporting the offsite relocation of the spent nuclear fuel currently stored at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The strategies are outlined in the Action Plan, Strategic Plan and Conceptual Transportation Plan.To further build momentum toward commercially reasonable offsite storage or disposal solutions, and to urge the federal government to meet its legal obligations, SCE and the counties of Orange and San Diego announced the formation of a stakeholder coalition, Action for Spent Fuel Solutions Now.
WHAT: Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) presents an exciting, limited-space Drive-In Movie screening of Grease at MiraCosta College to kick-off our 70th Year Anniversary Celebration. We will be observing all County, State and CDC guidelines for COVID-19 safety. Join us for a fun, socially distanced evening!
As part of the most recent Federal COVID-19 relief legislation, there is a Restaurant Revitalization Fund of $28.6B. This program will be run directly through the SBA with funds coming from the Federal Government rather than through banks. When the application process opens up, priority access will be given to minority and women owned businesses.
Dear Business Community Member,
Students of the College of Business Administration at California State University, San Marcos have been working to create a Business Confidence Index to be published in the San Diego Business Journal.
Cox Enables Customers with Physical Disabilities to Control Contour Video Guide with Eyes
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – (March 11, 2021) – Cox today unveiled a new feature that empowers people with disabilities to control their TV with their eyes. The Accessible Web Remote for Contour gives those who have lost fine motor skills – whether from degenerative conditions or paralysis – the ability to browse the video guide with a glance.
The City of Oceanside is working every day to address this very complex issue. The issue of homelessness has and continues to be a top priority. Homelessness is multi-faceted with many contributing factors, including economic hardship, high housing costs, lack of job skills training, mental illness, substance use disorders, physical disabilities, limited support networks, life traumas, and more. The uniqueness of each homeless individual's situation requires a varied approach, and the more successful outcomes are built on a pattern of consistent engagement and building trust so the person will be in a position to accept the help that will lead to a lasting solution.
Businesses, transit agencies and school districts in the region that are considering making a switch to commercial electric vehicles are now able to take advantage of an innovative pricing plan that makes it possible to reap both financial and environmental benefits by powering their fleet with electricity. The optional subscription pricing plan, called the Electric Vehicle-High Power (EV-HP) rate, was recently approved unanimously by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Those who sign up for the plan can choose the level of power to subscribe to for their charging needs and pay for it with a fixed monthly subscription fee.
The Oceanside Technology Center located at 1140 South Tremont Street, Oceanside, CA 92054 will host its grand opening on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 3:30 pm. The celebration will include a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by office tours and appetizers.
Senator Patricia Bates Honors Oceanside’s Vallie Gilley as 36th Senate District Woman of the Year
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has honored Oceanside’s Vallie Gilley, a small business owner and non-profit leader, as the 36th Senate District’s 2021 Woman of the Year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no in-person ceremony this year to honor Gilley and the other women of the year chosen by state legislators.
Health RIGHT 360 needs your help jumpstarting their Serenity Village! Please join their Springin’ with Serenity fundraising campaign benefitting their transitional housing, to support replacing and/or repairing many needed items to help the women and children in their program have a safe haven and the resources needed to make a lasting positive change in their lives.
Planned weekend rail closure allows crews to perform rail line improvements, regular maintenance and emergency repairs.
Oceanside, CA – The North County Transit District (NCTD) will suspend all coastal rail line service between the Oceanside Transit Center and Santa Fe Depot during the weekends of March 13-14 and March 20-21, 2021, as part of a planned schedule of rail closures that support routine maintenance and rail infrastructure work.
April 13th, 2021 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM via Zoom
SDNEDC is proud to host the premier economic forecasting event in North County where we highlight national and state trends and how they will impact our region’s economy. Join us for our second virtual summit with economic forecasting presented by Wells Fargo.
Oceanside City Manager Deanna Lorson announced today that Oceanside Police Captain Fred Armijo will be the City of Oceanside’s 19th Police Chief.