Major earthquakes can cause unprecedented catastrophes. With earthquakes as an inevitable part of our future, businesses should make plans and take actions to ensure that disasters do not become catastrophes. What we do now, will determine what our lives will be like afterwards. With this in mind, the Earthquake Country Alliance (www.earthquakecountry.org) created the Great California ShakeOut, an earthquake drill and preparedness activity in which everyone can participate, which has now spread to many other states and regions. To register as a participant for a ShakeOut drill in your area visit www.shakeout.org. Businesses of all sizes can also use the drill to get their employees, business partners, and even their clients and customers, involved and prepared for a big earthquake. Furthermore, the level of your staffs’ own personal and family preparedness will be key to their availability to support your company’s response and recovery efforts after a disaster.
An organ concert by popular lyric tenor David Troiano will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7 PM (doors open at 6:30) at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1450 South Melrose Drive in Oceanside. The free-will offering event will include American, Spanish and European music. For more information, please contact Theresa Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (760) 758-4100.
SACRAMENTO – The California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) has awarded Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) a perfect score (18-0) in its 2019 Vote Record. She is one of only nine state senators to have received a perfect score.
An estimated 25 percent of businesses don’t open again after a major disaster, according to the Institute for Business and Home Safety. Protect your business by identifying the risks relevant to your location, both natural and man-made. Then, keep your plan of action updated.
Contrary to what you might believe, homeownership in San Diego is not out of the realm of possibility. While San Diego remains one of the higher priced areas in the nation for housing, North County has continued to remain in the range where the average couple living and working in San Diego can make a mortgage payment for the median home price of $530,000.
MiraCosta College is launching a new, independently operated, study abroad program with an inaugural trip to Italy in July 2020 that administrators hope will be the first in a series of educational visits around the globe.
On Tuesday, Supervisors Jim Desmond and Kristin Gaspar hosted a veterans forum, with the focus being on military spouses and their families. Over 100 people attended the event at the North Inland Live Well Center in Escondido.
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The COASTER Holiday Express is coming to town and, this year, it’ll be for TWO weekends! This popular annual event is a holiday tradition for many families. So, to allow space for everyone to join, NCTD has extended this event to Saturdays and Sundays, December 7-8 and December 14-15 with trains at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. The COASTER Holiday Express departs from the Oceanside Transit Center and takes passengers on an approximately 65-minute non-stop round-trip journey down the coast and back. During the event, passengers will experience a decorated train complete with carolers and a visit from Santa Claus and his friends.
San Bernardino, California (October 23, 2019) Stater Bros. Markets is pleased to announce that Dennis McIntyre, current Executive Vice President - Marketing will assume the additional role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective November 4, 2019.
Join us to remember your loved ones at our Annual Dia De Los Muertos Celebration at Eternal Hills Memorial Park in Oceanside on Saturday, November 2nd, 11am-2pm. Blessings will be available throughout the event, with a special service beginning at 1:00pm. Performance by Rancho Buena Vista High School Folklorico dancers, Mariachi Serenata San Diego, complimentary refreshments, altar, face painting & raffle! For more information, please call 760-754-5370.
The City of Oceanside was invited by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to apply for two separate Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. Oceanside submitted letters of interest in early summer 2019 for the Pure Water Oceanside and Lower Recycled Water Distribution System Expansion Project as well as the Buccaneer Sewer Lift Station and Force Main Project. Oceanside’s letters of interest were among 51 others received by the EPA from both public and private entities in response to its 2019 WIFIA Notice of Funding Availability. After a robust review process, the WIFIA Selection Committee chose 38 prospective borrowers’ projects to submit applications for loans, including both projects submitted by the City of Oceanside.
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L2L WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO BE SPOTLIGHTED TO THE COMMUNITY IN AN EVENT THAT IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER EVENT IN THE COUNTY.
The City of Oceanside, in partnership with the ADU Coalition of San Diego and AARP California, will conduct a public workshop on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, in the City Council Chambers at 300 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Doors open at 5:30 PM.
Despite the relatively mild temperatures this summer and early fall, we have recently experienced hotter-than-normal days which can lead to higher bills and calls for energy conservation.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the City of Oceanside’s future aquatics center will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the site’s adjacent El Corazon Senior Center, located at 3302 Senior Center Drive in Oceanside. The event will mark the beginning of what will become the city’s largest aquatics facility in the heart of Oceanside: El Corazon Aquatics Center.
Two outstanding Oceanside residents were chosen as 2019 "Seniors of the Year." The honorees were announced by Deputy Mayor Jack Feller on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the annual Senior Expo hosted by the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce at Civic Center Plaza. Ms. Anita Romaine and Ms. Linda Walshaw were selected the winners for their scope of community involvement and volunteerism.
The Oceanside Fire Department celebrated the 90th anniversary of the installment of its first paid Fire Chief, Walter Johnson. Walter Johnson was selected to be the first paid Fire Chief on October 10, 1929. Johnson held that position until 1959. A commemorative ceremony was held in front of Oceanside’s Fire Station 1 which opened in 1929, the same year Johnson became Fire Chief.
Oceanside, CA – In order to facilitate infrastructure improvements along the coastal rail corridor, there will be no COASTER or Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service in San Diego County on the weekends of October 19-20 or 26-27, 2019.