MiraCosta College’s fall 2020 late-start classes begin the weeks of September 7 and October 19, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects that conclude at the same time as “regular” courses. Late-start classes are offered with a primarily online course schedule. 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. Discover all of the open sections by visiting miracosta.edu/late.
Prop 22 on California’s November ballot is needed to save hundreds of thousands of jobs for app-based drivers, and app-based food delivery and rideshare services that millions now rely on. That’s because drastic legislation passed by Sacramento politicians puts these services at risk of shut down.
OCEANSIDE, CA – Frontwave Credit Union was recently honored with six MAC Awards for excellence in marketing from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions, which recognizes outstanding marketing achievements in the credit union industry.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Receive Oceanside Charitable Foundation Grant for Culinary Arts Equipment
Oceanside, CA (August 25, 2020)-Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $5,000 grant from the Oceanside Charitable Foundation to purchase a commercial freezer for their Culinary Arts Teaching Kitchen. The freezer will increase food storage capacity for the Culinary Arts Program, which is especially important as the Club continues to provide an Emergency Food Program for youth.
Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our weekly COVID-19 Business telebriefing. A special thank you to our telebriefing guests, Gary S. Johnston, Chief Resilience Officer / Agency Representative, San Diego Office of Emergency Services, Dr. Thomas R. Coleman, Medical Director, Maternal, Child and Family Health, Health and Human Services Agency, and Dr. Sayone Thihalolipavan, Medical Consultant, County of San Diego, for joining us to help inform and answer questions for the community about important COVID-19 topics.
40-Hour Tuition Free mini-MBA program accepting applications
(San Diego, CA) - Kaiser Permanente San Diego is partnering with the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to support small businesses, with the goal of increasing highquality jobs and improving community health in underserved communities.
Vista, CA – A virtual "Magical Mystery Tour," a take on the Beatles' classic album, will kick off an online, fun-packed fundraiser from 6:30-7 pm on September 26th to benefit Vista Community Clinic (VCC). Established in 1972, VCC has evolved over the years to become a federally-designated Community Healthcare Center serving Southern California.
The Oceanside, Carlsbad and Vista Chambers of Commerce have partnered to take their business advocacy work to the next level by purchasing subscriptions to OneClick Advocacy, the flagship advocacy software platform of OneClickPolitics. The platform includes innovative communications tools such as photo and video messaging, integrated text messaging, direct social media posts to legislators’ profiles, rotating email messages and auto-population of advocate data into our webforms among other features.
The Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab, is proud to present Yōkoso: An Online Celebration of Japanese Culture. The Library Innovation Lab empowers and enables libraries to design and implement new public humanities projects that engage underserved immigrant groups in California. From Monday, September 14 to Friday, September 18, 2020, the Oceanside Public Library will implement a week-long Japanese cultural program series called, Yōkoso, or “Welcome!” in Japanese. Each day the Library will host a Japanese storytime and all-ages special events on Zoom, Instagram, or YouTube.
On August 31, 2020, from 12-1:30pm, join the City of Oceanside and Waste Management for a FREE virtual workshop to learn more about the Food Recycling Program, cost savings opportunities, food recovery and donation information, and how to set your business up for zero waste success. Please click this link to register!
The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will begin holding drive-through book sales starting on August 25. The sales will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., behind the Civic Center Library at 602 Civic Center Drive.
Three San Diego County Community Colleges Selected for FAA Training Program:MiraCosta College’s Technology Career Institute, Palomar College, and Southwestern College
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced 26 schools nationally have been chosen, so far, to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI); three of these colleges are MiraCosta College, Palomar College, and Southwestern College. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected MiraCosta College’s Technology Career Institute (TCI) Unmanned Systems 500-hour program.
What do you do at home to save water and live sustainability? Share your sustainable actions with us and you’ll have the chance to win a Green Oceanside sustainability kit full of great items including a bamboo water bottle, reusable food containers, soil moisture sensor, and more! See steps below.
Are you a first-time home buyer or thinking about moving up with your growing family? Let us hook you up with the knowledge and resources you’ll need to make the best decisions in the home buying process. In this free virtual workshop, Frontwave Home Loan Consultant Autumn Roose and Coldwell Banker Realtor Jesselyn Gulla will provide home buying tips. Autumn Roose will walk you through the steps it takes to become a homeowner, as well as your options for financing your new digs. Autumn has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry and is passionate about helping people make their dreams of homeownership come true. Jesselyn Gulla will provide a realtors perspective to the home buying process/experience.
Oceanside, CA (August 18, 2020) - Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $4,000 grant from the David C. Copley Foundation for its Culinary Arts Teaching Kitchen. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Culinary Arts Teaching Kitchen has pivoted to include an Emergency Food Program, which provides curbside pickup of meals to at-risk community youth affected by food insecurity.
SBDC ADVISORS HELPING THOUSANDS OF SMALL BUSINESSES NAVIGATE COVID-19, PIVOT, ADAPT AND ACCESS $96M IN DISASTER CAPITAL AND GRANTS
Billions of Dollars Are Still Available from the CARES ACT Disaster Assistance APPLY Now
The Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) Provides FREE Business Advising and Training
The Economic Injury Disaster Loan is Low Interest No Payments for One Year https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options
San Diego County Small Business Stimulus Grant Program Is Taking Applications
SDNEDC Escondido Business Grants
Encinitas Small Business Grants
For Immediate Release
August 18, 2020
Contact Information: Scott Ashton, Chief Executive Officer
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
(Oceanside, CA) - The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsements for the 2020 City of Oceanside Elections. The Chamber Board of Directors voted to support Ryan Keim for District 3 and Peter Weiss for District 4.
Tri-City Hospital Foundation Launches “Wigs For Hope” Fundraiser to Support Program Providing Wigs for Cancer Patients
Tri-City Medical Center’s program provides free custom wigs to women undergoing chemotherapy
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (August 18, 2020) — Tri-City Hospital Foundation today has called on community support to continue funding a program providing wigs – and hope – to patients battling cancer at Tri-City Medical Center. The Wigs For Hope program provides free custom-fitted wigs to women undergoing chemotherapy, but the program’s funding has unfortunately ended due to circumstances out of the Foundation or Medical Center’s control. To keep this life-changing program going, Tri-City Hospital Foundation launched a Facebook Fundraiser to crowdfund donations with a very attainable goal of $8,500. Every dollar raised will go directly to continuing the Wigs For Hope program.
As you may have already seen on the news all weekend and this morning, due to a prolonged heat wave driving up electricity demand, the California Independent System Operator (ISO), which manages the state’s electric power grid, issued a Flex Alert August 16th - August 19th. Grid conditions are expected to be very challenging throughout the course of the week. The Flex Alert is in effect each day from 3 PM - 10 PM. SDG&E has provided a few tips to help you reduce your energy use.
To support San Diego County childcare providers offering essential services to local families during the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of San Diego, The San Diego Foundation, YMCA of San Diego County and Child Development Associates have launched the San Diego County Childcare Provider Grant Program.