College is expensive. Do you want to learn about the best way to pay for it? Find out the cost? Oceanside Public Library wants to help you prepare for financial independence. Financial Planner Greg Schmitt will provide two workshops describing opportunities available to pay for college, and outline steps you can take today to get the ball rolling toward a brighter future.
The Oceanside Public Library will be offering a thirteen-week Citizenship Class for eligible students to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Naturalization Test. Classes will be held at the Civic Center Library in the second-floor Foundation Room on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., beginning on April 3. In this class, students will learn about U.S. history and government, and prepare for the citizenship interview. Classes will be taught by volunteer teachers who have classroom experience and training specific to the topic.
The Oceanside Public Library invites families to its annual Egg Hunt & Storytime. Egg Hunt & Storytime will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in English and 11:30 a.m. in Spanish, at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue, and on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.
Please join the Oceanside Public Library to welcome poet Karla Cordero for two special events. On Friday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m., she will facilitate a workshop at the Mission Branch Library at 3861 Mission Blvd. On Saturday, April 27, at 11:00 a.m., she will share her poetry and read from her recent book, How to Pull Apart the Earth, at the Civic Center Library at 330 North Coast Highway. See more of her work at www.karlacordero.com and follow her on Instagram (@karlaflaka13).
The “Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More” Grant Committee announced the Oceanside Public Library was one of two grant recipients this year. The Oceanside Public Library will receive $4,000 to support the “Autism-Friendly Lending Library and Family Events” program.
Oceanside's Country Club Senior Center is pleased to present The Music Station, a San Diego based ensemble on Sunday, April 14, 2019, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. The Music Station “covers all styles of music and promises to keep guests on their feet!”
The Oceanside Parks and Recreation Spring 2019 Activity Guide is available to view at www.oceansiderec.com. To register for classes, camps, activities and programs, please visit the website and create a free account. Contractual classes start the week of April 1, 2019, and run until June 22, 2019. For easy enrollment, click on the activity number located next to the class name in the Activity Guide.
In 2009, the City of Oceanside adopted the Coast Highway Vision and Strategic Plan. This plan serves as a blueprint for the revitalization and enhancement of the Coast Highway corridor between Harbor Drive in the north and Buena Vista Lagoon in the south. The Vision and Strategic Plan includes several recommendations to transform Coast Highway from an auto-oriented thoroughfare into a "complete street" that serves all modes of transportation from automobiles to pedestrians to bicyclists and transit vehicles.
Join the Oceanside Public Library and the City of Oceanside Neighborhood Services Department, Housing Division for a Rental Property Owners’ Seminar on Tuesday, March 19, 8:00 -11:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers, 300 North Coast Highway. The program will include informative presentations by knowledgeable representatives from Interfaith Community Services, Law Offices of Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP, Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc., Oceanside Housing Authority and the Oceanside Police Department’s Crime Prevention Team.
Join the City of Oceanside on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to experience Oceanside’s World of Water. This FREE, fun-filled, water-themed event will take place at the San Luis Rey Water Reclamation Facility, 3950 North River Road in Oceanside.
The City of Oceanside was notified this week that it will receive $2.623 Million in funding from the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART's Desalination Construction Projects under the WIIN Act, subject to Federal appropriations. The funding will be used to construct two extraction wells within the Mission Basin as well as brine minimization treatment components. The project will increase the supply of locally-sourced water as well as reduce the volume of brine discharged to the Pacific Ocean via the Oceanside Ocean Outfall.
OBR’s site preparation activities will officially kick-off on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Official groundbreaking and construction start will be February 6, 2019. Construction will be ongoing through the summer of 2020. As a good neighbor, our team will work methodically to minimize
disruption to local residents and businesses. We thank you for your support and patience.
The City of Oceanside Housing Commission Homelessness Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers, located at 300 N. Coast Highway, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
In support of the City’s Local Coastal Program (LCP) Update, the Oceanside Planning Division held a community workshop on November 8, 2018 to introduce residents and other stakeholders to the recently completed Coastal Hazards Vulnerability Assessment (VA), which identifies coastal resources at risk of flooding and wave run-up associated with projected sea level rise. The VA reveals that a wide range of public and private assets on the City’s coastline are vulnerable to sea level rise, including the Oceanside Small Craft Harbor, public amenities in proximity to Oceanside Municipal Pier, The Strand, public parking facilities, and beachfront residential properties. The VA provides the basis for the preparation of a Coastal Hazards Adaptation Plan (AP), which will outline specific strategies for enhancing the resiliency of the City’s coastline. Workshop materials, along with a summary of the workshop, have been posted to the project webpage.
On October 17, 2018, the Oceanside City Council voted unanimously to declare a Shelter Crisis. This declaration was necessary to establish eligibility to seek an allocation of funds through the State of California’s Homeless Emergency Aid Program. In response to the City Council’s declaration, and consistent with its mission and bylaws, on November 27, 2018, the Oceanside Housing Commission created an ad-hoc committee to examine the causes of homelessness and develop and recommend sustainable solutions to address homelessness in our community.
The Oceanside City Council is seeking applicants to fill the vacant City Clerk position. The person appointed will hold office until the expiration of the term (December 2020). Applications may be found on the City of Oceanside website and are due to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on January 23, 2019.
PSA: There will be a second Neighborhood Meeting regarding the Beachfront resort.
DPR San Diego is at the forefront of helping deliver The City of Oceanside’s vision for the Nine Blocks at the intersection of Mission Avenue and Pacific Street and S.D. Malkin Properties’ plans for the two blocks that will transform into a state-of-the-art resort. The project includes two new Hotels for Oceanside with restaurants, bars, retail and complete renovation and relocation of the Graves House, also known as the “Top Gun House”.
Oceanside, CA--North County Transit District (NCTD) has achieved full implementation of the federally-mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system for 58.5 miles of track it controls within the San Diego County portion of the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor (LOSSAN). NCTD is one of only four agencies across the country that has completed PTC implementation by the federally-mandated deadline of December 31, 2018.
The City of Oceanside’s El Corazon Senior Center, "A Center for Your Lifestyle," proudly hosts a Motown Line Dance Party from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 13, 2019. The El Corazon Senior Center is located at 3302 Senior Center Drive in Oceanside. This event will feature Ms. Pam Jackson of StepNicely Dance as instructor. Ms. Jackson specializes in hosting Soul Line Dance classes and events in North San Diego County.
Kick start your art making practice at the Oceanside Public Library this year. Join us for a 12-week series taught by local artist, Todd Gomes Aviv. The class will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m., beginning January 9 in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room, located at 330 North Coast Highway in Oceanside.
Join the Oceanside Public Library in welcoming artists Eileen Sprague and Elizabeth Custer. Their work will be on display at the Civic Center Library from January 2 through January 31, with an opening reception on Saturday, January 5 at 4:00 p.m. The Civic Center Library is located at 330 North Coast Highway.
Need a morning coffee before the big dinner? Running low on cranberry sauce? Don't really feel like cooking? Whatever your Thanksgiving Day pre-plans, last minute plans, or unplanned mishaps are, these Oceanside businesses have got you covered! Check out Mainstreet Oceanside's Thanksgiving Day Dining Guide for a full list of open restaurants, markets and more!
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