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Oceanside, CA – The North County Transit District (NCTD) invites the public, city officials, and other interested parties to attend the November 21, 2019 Special Meeting of the Board of Directors that will begin at 1:00 p.m. The Special Meeting will provide key updates regarding the status of zero-emission bus (ZEB) technologies and NCTD’s specific implementation plans, as well as presentations from NCTD’s ZEB implementation consultant STV, Inc., regarding the state of ZEB technology and NCTD’s implementation plan. Additionally, the Special Meeting will include a presentation from the Chief Executive Officer of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), Michael Hursh, regarding their Hydrogen Bus Program. An electric bus from the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and a hydrogen fuel cell bus from the SunLine Transit Agency will be on display from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the NCTD General Administration Office located at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside.
Sandra L. Kerl Appointed General Manager of the San Diego County Water Authority
Board of Directors approves contract after nationwide search, starts new era
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved a contract with Sandra L. Kerl to be the new general manager of the region’s wholesale water agency, following a months-long national search. The Board approved the contract in open session during its regular monthly meeting at Water Authority headquarters.
MiraCosta College Music Line Up
MiraCosta College is offering the following music concerts. All concerts will be held in the Concert Hall, Bldg. 2400, on the Oceanside Campus, 1 Barnard Drive. Ticket pricing is general admission $10 and seniors, staff, and students $8. Buy tickets online or call the box office at 760.795.6815.
City of oceanside and o'side kitchen collaborative to host "Holiday cheft'overs" event on nov. 23
Free Workshop Sponsored by the City of Oceanside will Teach Participants How to Turn Leftovers into a Tasty Redo, Reduce Holiday Waste and Incorporate Sustainability into the Season
Oceanside Theatre Company Collaborates with Boys and Girls Club of Oceanside to Bring Theatre Arts to Local At-Risk Youth
First-time collaboration culminates in presentation of Seussical Jr. Nov. 22-24 at Brooks Theater
(Oceanside, CA) November 12, 2019—Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC), the resident professional theater company at the Historic Brooks Theater, has collaborated with Boys and Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) for the first time to bring the benefits of theater arts to local youth. This free 9-week OTC Youth Outreach program for Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside members, ages 5-17, culminates in four performances for family, friends and the general public at the Brooks Theater, home to the Oceanside Theatre Company.
The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a “Gifts Galore Books & More” Sale fundraiser on Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the Civic Center Library Community Room at 330 North Coast Highway.
Oceanside GSFE/Nafe December Meeting will be a Holiday Event and Gift Exchange plus feature some great and talented Entertainers
Robbie Motter GSFE Founder/President and nafe director invites you to join members and guests at the Oceanside nafe network Monday December 9th, 5:30pm Holiday fun event at the Jolly Roger in Oceanside Harbor
Critically Acclaimed Documentary Seadrift, Co-Produced by MiraCosta College Professor, to Screen at the Oceanside Campus Concert Hall November 15
They’re taking our jobs. They’re changing our community. They’re importing their diseases. They don’t speak English. Sound familiar?
Welcome to Seadrift, Texas, a Gulf Coast fishing town where tensions between a burgeoning Vietnamese refugee population clashed violently in a white-dominated community suffering with a struggling economy. On November 15, a new critically-acclaimed documentary aptly titled Seadrift, which was co-produced by MiraCosta College sociology Professor Thao Ha, will be screened at the Oceanside Campus Concert Hall. Ha will discuss the backdrop of what happened in Seadrift before the 68-minute film is shown, and a question-and-answer session will follow.
Thanksgiving Art Camp at studio ace
Come and create with us at Thanksgiving Art Camp! Join instructor Corinna Stocker and get ready for the Thanksgiving holiday with drawing, painting, printmaking, and even some music making!
Each month the Chamber highlights exciting and informative events, ranging from business mixers to ribbon cuttings; and while all of these events are important, nothing is as important as taking care of our health.
Caltrans Begins Environmental Review Phase of the South County Traffic Relief Effort
Caltrans, in coordination with the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA), is initiating the formal environmental review phase for the South County Traffic Relief Effort (SCTRE).
Stater Bros. Markets, in conjunction with its charitable arm, Stater Bros. Charities, is inspiring the spirit of “Harvesting Hope” in its local communities by offering convenient ways for customers and employees to further local hunger relief efforts.
Oceanside, CA – The North County Transit District’s (NCTD) COASTER Holiday Express is coming back to town and, this year, it’ll be for TWO weekends! This popular annual event is a holiday tradition for many families offering a magical 65-minute round-trip train ride from Oceanside to Solana Beach where children of all ages are invited to visit with Santa Claus and his merry friends.
Groundbreaking Program Secures MiraCosta College Students Work-based Learning Opportunity with Northrop Grumman
MiraCosta College student Matthew Sheehan is making history. Sheehan, a 26-year-old Marine Corps veteran, is among the first cohort of students taking part in a groundbreaking Northrop Grumman Corporation-led program offering community college students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with paid, work-based learning opportunities and a pathway to qualification for careers in the aerospace and defense industries.
The MiraCosta College Theatre Department presents The Importance of Being Earnest written by Oscar Wilde. The play opens on Thursday, November 14, at the MiraCosta College Theatre (Bldg. 2200), located at 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Tracy Williams will direct.
Winter Pricing is Back
SDG&E’s winter electricity prices are in effect from November 1 – May 31 each year. What does this mean for you and your business? Well, this means you still have an opportunity to maximize savings on your energy bill by understanding your business’s pricing plan and when energy is the least expensive.
MiraCosta College has secured $1.5 million in state funding to help equip and furnish a new Veterans Center being planned for the Oceanside Campus. A ceremonial check presentation from state Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath, who was instrumental in procuring the $1.5 million, is set for Thursday, November 7, at 1 p.m. on the Oceanside Campus.
Holiday Bazaar at Studio ACE!
The Holiday Bazaar at Studio ACE will be the place to buy one of a kind gifts from local artists this holiday season. Bazaar will be inside, so it will be held rain or shine! Cider, holiday treats, and music will be provided to cheer you on. Bring all your friends and get your holiday shopping done early. The Bazaar will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm!
new alerts from supervisor desmond
I am always looking for ways to support our military, veterans, and their families. At our Board meeting on Tuesday, I put forth a letter that supports military spouses who work for the County by helping them maintain certain benefits if they have a gap in employment due to their spouses’ military orders. A County employee, Diane Alvarez-Harder, who is also a military spouse, brought this change in policy to our attention!
NOMINATIONS REQUESTED FOR OCEANSIDE’S 2020 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SERVICE AWARD
The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. This annual award honors residents of the City who have made a significant contribution of time and energy to improve community life, promote positive community development, and enhance the lives of individuals and neighborhoods in the City. The award especially recognizes volunteer work and activity done outside of a work setting and over a long period of time. The award is named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in recognition of the contribution that he and others made to promote positive relationships between people, groups, and cultures.