City Council Approves Agreement
To address the growing homeless crisis in Oceanside and to mitigate community impacts, the Oceanside City Council took the next step at its meeting on November 17 to advance Oceanside's first year-round homeless shelter. They approved construction costs and an operating agreement with the San Diego Rescue Mission for the shelter at the centrally-located 3131 Oceanside Boulevard property.
Funding Secured by Rep. Mike Levin Advances Department of Energy Move Towards Addressing Nation’s Spent Nuclear Fuel Challenge
San Onofre and other spent fuel sites could benefit from restart of consent-based siting program
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a move towards addressing the nation’s spent nuclear fuel using funding secured by U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA), Co-Chair of the bipartisan Spent Nuclear Fuel Solutions Caucus. DOE issued a request for information to restart the consent-based siting process for locations that could store the spent fuel currently distributed across the country at nuclear plants like the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). Rep. Levin secured $20 million for this program in the government funding legislation signed into law at the end of 2020.
The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a Gifts Galore! Books and More! Sale on Saturday, December 11 in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 N. Coast Highway. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Friends Members, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the general public. Gifts Galore! offerings will include gift items, gently used books, artworks, puzzles and more, at great prices.
The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. This annual award recognizes and honors residents of the City who have made a significant contribution of time and energy through volunteer work to improve community life, promote positive community development, and enhance the lives of individuals and neighborhoods in the City. The award is named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in recognition of his contributions to civil rights, equal education, labor and voter rights, and to promote positive relationships between people, groups, and cultures.
‘Tis the Season to Help Our Furry Friends Have a Happy Holidays - Donate Online to SDCCU ‘Presents for Paws’
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (November 16, 2021) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is collecting monetary donations for “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 tenth consecutive holiday season supporting the “Presents for Paws” campaign.
Did you know that as the season changes and the sun sets earlier in the day, there may be less renewable energy on the grid? This can result in your business relying more on electricity which can lead to changes in your energy bill. If you’d like to stay in control of your energy use, SDG&E has a few timely tips that can help you start saving now.
MiraCosta College recognizes the dedication and sacrifices of the brave individuals who have answered the Constitution’s call to “provide for the common defense.” We salute you! Thank you for your service and sacrifice
The MiraCosta College 2020-21 Annual Report themed “Behind Every Mask is a Face of Resilience” is ready to view online.
ConnectAssist is the latest Cox offering to increase internet accessibility and enhance digital equity
SAN DIEGO – Nov. 16, 2021 – Cox Communications has broadened its affordability portfolio by expanding its low-cost internet tier, ConnectAssist. The newly expanded offering is one of Cox’s many efforts to create digital equity and is designed for low-income households who don’t qualify for Connect2Compete, which is designed for families with children in grades K-12 who are enrolled in government financial assistance programs.
Americas Publisher is reminding you to show support for the men and women who have died while serving our country through the purchase of a wreath to adorn a grave at a Military Cemetery. Miramar Military Cemetery will receive wreaths first, followed by Fort Rosecrans Military Cemetery. Miramar and Fort Rosecrans are the two military cemeteries for San Diego county. Purchase a wreath here.
Cox Communications Delivers Free Wi-Fi to Southeastern San Diego’s Joe & Vi Jacobs Center to Increase Community Broadband Connectivity
Cox Wi-Fi will power STEAM events, afterschool activities for students and job training programs, bringing greater access to technology in Promise Zone neighborhood through partnership with nonprofit Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Nov. 15, 2021 – Cox Communications is delivering indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi connectivity to Southeastern San Diego through a partnership with Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, , a nonprofit organization empowering the community through economic, educational and neighborhood-building work to keep the community thriving now and in the future.
In collaboration with MiraCosta College Outreach Department and International Office, the MiraCosta College Public Information Office (PIO) has launched a new virtual tour experience highlighting MiraCosta College Oceanside Campus' various services, academic departments, and a slice of student life.
OCEANSIDE, CA – Frontwave Credit Union has been named San Diego’s Best Credit in the 2021 San Diego Reader’s Best-Of Poll. Each year, the San Diego Reader invites San Diegans to nominate their favorite businesses, restaurants and activities to be named to the Best-Of list. The top 5 nominees in each category then go head-to-head in a month-long voting process. This year, hundreds of thousands of votes were cast and Frontwave was honored to be selected as the Best Credit Union in San Diego! In addition, Frontwave Credit Union was named runner-up in the Best Mortgage Company category.
The Aspen Institute has named MiraCosta College as one of the 150 entities eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, one of the nation’s highest awards honoring achievement and performance of America’s community colleges. The colleges selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having high and improving levels of student success, as well as equitable outcomes for Black and Hispanic students and those from lower-income backgrounds