Amid the growing urgency to address climate change and its impacts, San Diego Gas & Electric released a comprehensive sustainability strategy with aspirational goals in the areas of environmental stewardship, clean transportation, grid modernization, community engagement and company operations to support California’s clean energy ambitions
Fall planting season is underway and a great time to take advantage of rebates for replacing your lawn.
“Fall is like a second spring for planting in our region and it’s also a great opportunity for residents to take advantage of some outdoor incentives as they replace grass with climate appropriate plants,” said Joni German, water resources specialist at the San Diego County Water Authority.
Hello and Happy almost Thanksgiving! To say we are grateful for you is an understatement. Our business is 90% referral based and we sure appreciate your referrals and your support for the past several years! 2020 has been a year for the record books, but also a fantastic opportunity for us to slow down and really reflect on our purpose in life. Covid-19 has taught us that our health is the most important thing and our health can change in an instant.
Special holiday fundraiser benefits animal shelters and rescues in Southern California.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (November 12, 2020)-- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of California’s largest credit unions, is collecting “Presents for Paws,” a special holiday fundraising campaign benefiting animal shelters and rescues in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties. This will be SDCCU’s ninth consecutive holiday season supporting the “Presents for Paws” campaign
The veterans of World War II were welcomed home as heroes. The veterans of the Korean War received a warm homecoming. The veterans of the Vietnam War returned to a cold shoulder and a country on the verge of tearing itself apart.
The City of Oceanside was notified of a preliminary grant award of $175,000 from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation’s Coastal Resiliency Fund. The award will fund the final design of the City’s Loma Alta Slough Wetlands Enhancement Project. The project will restore and enhance approximately six acres of coastal wetland and upland habitat near Buccaneer Beach in South Oceanside. Features include over 1,500 feet of new nature trails with educational signage and planned connections to nearby facilities. Key design benefits include improvements to wetland water quality, storm flow protection and wildlife habitat expansion. The project is currently in the preliminary design phase and has incorporated community input through a robust public outreach process.
Thanksgiving Travelers Reminded of Enhanced Cleaning and Travel Protocols
Oceanside, CA – In an effort to allow travelers to plan accordingly for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the public is advised of the following North County Transit District (NCTD) holiday service schedule changes:
Does your business need to upgrade its HVAC? SDG&E offers rebates on many types of energy-efficient equipment for businesses – which can help save energy and lower bills. Now, there are more ways you can save energy and earn rebates on your HVAC unit. Upgrading your HVAC components can help lower your monthly energy bill and save energy.
CalSavers is California’s retirement savings program designed for the millions of Californians who don't have a way to save for retirement at their job. CalSavers was created by legislation passing in 2016 requiring California employers who do not sponsor a retirement plan and have 5 or more employees to participate in CalSavers - an automatic enrollment individual retirement account (IRA) with no employer fees or fiduciary liability.
Rep. Mike Levin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Solar Jobs Through the Investment Tax Credit
San Juan Capistrano, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced the Solar Jobs Preservation Act with Rep. Dave Schweikert (R-AZ) to protect jobs in the solar industry by strengthening the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC). Since the ITC was created in 2006, it has helped create hundreds of thousands of jobs and generate billions of dollars in investment. However, the tax credit has become more difficult to use due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is also facing a phase down. The bill is also cosponsored by Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Paul Cook (R-CA).
Funds to be used for breast cancer, cardiovascular and neurocognitive care.
SAN DIEGO – United States District Judge John A. Houston has approved $22.1 million in funding to Scripps Health for a variety of initiatives to support patient care, research and health equity in the areas of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurocognitive conditions.
Oceanside, CA (November13, 2020) - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $10,000 grant from the Rest Haven Children’s Health Fund for our Food and Snack Program. As school closures continue, this much needed program provides nutritious lunches and snacks to youth attending BGCO’s Back2School Program.
Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) for their annual winter break camp. Get ready for loads of winter fun, festive Holiday activities and memories made with friends! Lunch and snack provided each day.
Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) for their annual Thanksgiving camp. Get in the spirit of the holiday season and join us for Thanksgiving fun! Throughout the week youth, ages 5-18 will participate in Thanksgiving crafts, STEM activities and a Thanksgiving celebration on Wednesday. Lunch and snack provided each day.
The City of Oceanside’s Water Utilities Department received a Certificate of Recognition from the Water Environment Federation as part of the Utility of the Future Today (UotFT) Program. This national recognition program celebrates the achievements of water utilities that transform from a traditional wastewater treatment system to a resource recovery center and leader in the overall sustainability and resilience of the communities they serve. Oceanside was recognized in the performance area of Water Reuse, for innovative and forward-thinking practices that are providing sustainable, efficient, and value-added services to the community.
The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award.
Benefitting the VCC COVID-19 Recovery Fund for community access to care.
Vista Community Clinic (VCC) is happy to announce another year for its annual Holiday Homes Tour. This year will mark 34 years since the beloved North County tradition began, and as with other events this year, the clinic has decided to make the experience virtual. As the event shifts to an online venue, viewers of all ages and locations will now be able to participate. The tour will run for a week from December 13-December 20, and all proceeds will benefit the clinic’s COVID-19 Recovery Fund, securing community access to quality health and wellness care at a time when it’s needed most.
City of Oceanside and Waste Management Celebrate America Recycles Day by Teaching the Community to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Right Through Online Learning Modules
Ahead of the holiday season and before you receive bundles of cardboard deliveries, the City of Oceanside and Waste Management invite the community to learn how to "Recycle Right"
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has announced that the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has awarded Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) grants to the cities of Encinitas ($300,000) and Oceanside ($500,000) to help create more housing supply
A Lively Conversation for Parents and Teens in Support of Our Youth
Wednesday, November 18th, 5pm to 7pm Pacific
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Facilitated by Steve Farber, International Speaker, Consultant, and Best Selling Author and Neva Recla, Teenage Entrepreneur and Podcast Host
The last several months have been stressful for all of us. Adults and our youth everywhere have been faced with many unusual challenges.
It can be difficult to reduce your business’s monthly energy bill, but did you know incorporating smart thermostats in your building can help save both energy and money? Smart thermostats allow businesses to have greater control over energy use because temperatures can be controlled remotely. Businesses can run energy-efficient schedules and optimize their system performance, leading to a more predictable monthly bill
Senator Patricia Bates Announces $4 Million in New Housing Funding for Orange and San Diego Counties
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has announced that the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has awarded more than $4 million to local governments in Orange and San Diego Counties to fund housing-related projects.
Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch is hosting a webinar titled "The Upside of Downsizing" on Wednesday, November 18th ay 10 AM. Learn downsizing tips and strategies and the current real estate environment. To register, please call (760) 813 - 5568.
Oceanside, CA. – November 5th, 2020- Lamvin, a manufacturer of premium acoustical products, is excited to announce the launch of Hushtone™, a complete line of polyester products for walls and ceilings.
Impacts heavily concentrated in hospitality and retail sectors
The San Diego North Economic Development Council released a report outlining economic impacts of COVID-19 on the SR 78 Corridor. The council estimates that compared to 1 year ago, employment has fallen in the five SR 78 cities (Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Escondido) by an estimated 36,343 jobs.