Donate to benefit local animal shelters and rescues in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (January 6, 2021) - San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, has collected over $7,380 so far to help the local animal shelters and rescues in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties through its “Presents for Paws” fundraising campaign. This is SDCCU’s tenth consecutive holiday season supporting the “Presents for Paws” campaign. The fundraiser kicked off December 1, but due to the ongoing financial strain the COVID-19 pandemic has put on our local shelters and rescues, they need our help even more. This is why the campaign has been extended through January 31 in an effort to meet the goal of raising $10,000.
OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Military spouses and women were disproportionately impacted by the Pandemic, with many forced out of the workplace. Many women desire to make a career pivot. The National Veterans Chamber of Commerce, SCORE Mentors, and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce have responded to this call to action by hosting the second cohort of its free business incubator program.
Have an entry-level role you're trying to fill? Our partner Vista High School offers chamber members a seat at the table...their job fair table, monthly. Their next free hiring event is during the student lunch time on Jan. 21st. Chairs... and tables included.
The MiraCosta College Board of Trustees elected a new President and Vice President during the regularly scheduled board meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Anna Pedroza will assume the role of president and Frank Merchat as vice president. Board President Pedroza will preside over the Board meetings beginning January 27, 2022.
SOCAL initiative connects industry and education partners to bridge the gap between job explorers and their future careers
OCEANSIDE, Calif. – The San Diego North Economic Development Council (SDNEDC) today announced the launch of the Student Opportunities for Career Awareness and Learning (SOCAL) initiative, a long-term workforce development effort designed to provide students and career explorers with direct access to information and first-hand experiences regarding potential occupations and career opportunities in North County. The direct access and transparency fostered through this initiative are intended to help cultivate the workforce for middle-wage jobs that require less than a four-year college degree.
CARLSBAD & OCEANSIDE, Calif. – Señor Grubby’s Carlsbad & Oceanside to host their annual Community Christmas Party to support ‘Got Your Back San Diego’. With the support of the Carlsbad Fire Department and The Flowerbooth Co.; the holiday festivities will be in full swing.
Learn how to write & publish your first book from a bestselling author at the Oceanside Public Library
The Oceanside Public Library will be hosting a free workshop at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 8 in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 N. Coast Highway. Statistics show that more than 80% of people say they want to write a book, but only 1% ever do.
On March 11, 2021, the American Recue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law, allocating $32.3 million of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to the City of Oceanside. As part of its ARPA spending plan, the Oceanside City Council approved $1 million to be used for grants to local nonprofit organizations negatively impacted by COVID-19.
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Sockers are excited and proud to welcome Frontwave Credit Union as the Official Credit Union of the Sockers, and a primary sponsor for the club during the 2021-22 Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) season. Making their first appearance associated with a MASL club, Frontwave joins Kaiser Permanente, Olympus Movement Performance, and LA Fitness as logoed kit sponsors on the Sockers’ 2021-22 defending Ron Newman Cup champion kits.
Water Technology Day 2021 Celebrates Regional and International Infrastructure Innovation, Leadership and Teamwork
The City of Oceanside welcomed Minister for the Environment of Denmark Lea Wermelin and her accompanying water technology experts on Nov. 30 to witness and celebrate the signing of the California-Denmark agreement for water sector collaboration on Water Technology Day 2021. The memorandum of understanding is between the Danish Water Technology Alliance and the San Diego Regional Water Tech Alliance.
OCEANSIDE, CA – Frontwave Credit Union is proud to announce President/CEO Bill Birnie has been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s SD500, an annual list of the most influential leaders in San Diego.
Did you know that SDG&E provides webinars for business owners and trade professionals, 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. Some of November’s topics include:
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.