A new $18.1 million state grant to the San Diego and Imperial counties region will be used to better prepare high school and college students for the workplace and offer paid internships that lead to high- paying careers. With companies around the region struggling to find skilled workers, the project aims to build a diverse pipeline of qualified workers to fill labor shortages now and in the future.
OCEANSIDE, CA – Frontwave Credit Union was honored by the U.S. Department of the Navy with the Distinguished Small Credit Union Service Award for 2021. The award was presented at the Defense Credit Union Council Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX, on August 2, 2022.
Implant allows shift from reconstruction to minimally invasive restoration of torn ACLs
SAN DIEGO – Patients with tears of their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) now have a new treatment option that can replace the need for ACL reconstruction surgery, as Scripps Clinic today became the first in San Diego County to perform surgery using a new implantable device that enables the body to heal its own torn ligament.
Public encouraged to nominate local conservation heroes through August 31.
SAN DIEGO (August 23, 2022) – Cox Enterprises has opened the nomination process for the Cox Conserves Heroes program. The program serves to honor those who are making meaningful progress within three areas of environmental change: reducing carbon, energy and water use, and minimizing waste sent to landfills. Between Aug. 17-31, nominate a sustainability superstar and give them the chance to win up to $30,000 for the environmental nonprofit of their choice.
Pure Water Oceanside is the first operating potable reuse project in San Diego County
The Secretary of the Interior announced they are recommending a $9.9 million grant award for construction of the Pure Water Oceanside project. The funding will be awarded via the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART: Title XVI WIIN Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects funding opportunity. Oceanside is one of twenty-five applicants being named in the Federal appropriations process for this funding.
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 .
The summer heat is rising and your energy bill may follow along with it. Make sure your business is prepared and learn about SDG&E’s programs and pricing plans to help save.
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.