Oceanside, CA – U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) will tour Frazier Farms on Monday and hold a press conference to discuss his Stop Child Hunger Act, legislation that would provide families who have children eligible for free and reduced-price school meals with an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card when school is not in session. Yesterday, the House Education and Labor Committee added a provision in its portion of the Build Back Better Act that makes similar investments to those outlined in Rep. Levin’s legislation. Rep. Levin will be joined at Frazier Farms by San Diego Hunger Coalition President and CEO Anahid Brakke, Oceanside Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Julie Vitale, and others.
Oceanside, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced the Studying Outcomes and Benchmarks for Effective Recovery (SOBER) Homes Act. The bill requires a federal study on the quality and effectiveness of recovery housing, including the availability of high-quality recovery housing, and state, tribal, and local regulation and oversight of recovery housing. The bill directs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enter an arrangement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to conduct the study.
SCE Releases Strategic Plan for Relocation of San Onofre’s Spent Nuclear Fuel; New Coalition Launched to Catalyze Solutions
ROSEMEAD, Calif., March 15, 2021 — Southern California Edison distributed a three-volume set of plans supporting the offsite relocation of the spent nuclear fuel currently stored at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The strategies are outlined in the Action Plan, Strategic Plan and Conceptual Transportation Plan.To further build momentum toward commercially reasonable offsite storage or disposal solutions, and to urge the federal government to meet its legal obligations, SCE and the counties of Orange and San Diego announced the formation of a stakeholder coalition, Action for Spent Fuel Solutions Now.
WHAT: Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) presents an exciting, limited-space Drive-In Movie screening of Grease at MiraCosta College to kick-off our 70th Year Anniversary Celebration. We will be observing all County, State and CDC guidelines for COVID-19 safety. Join us for a fun, socially distanced evening!
October 21st is Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day! We value each and every one of our members, and invite you to celebrate what we have accomplished together! Here are some ways to get involved:
IF YOU ARE UNDER A DECLARED DISASTER WARNING, FIND SAFE SHELTER RIGHT AWAY. IF TOLD TO EVACUATE, DO SO IMMEDIATELY.
We are committed to keeping our customers connected – even in the wake of unpredictable, catastrophic events. Our Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program is one of the largest, and most advanced of its kind. Its sole purpose – to rapidly restore communications to areas affected by disasters. We prepare our people and our network to ensure we can maintain vital communications for our customers and public safety before, during and after an event.
Oceanside, Carlsbad and Vista Chambers Present California's 49th congressional district Candidate Forum
September 21, 2020
The Oceanside, Carlsbad and Vista Chambers of Commerce are partnering with the League of Women Voters North County San Diego (LWVNCSD) to host a virtual pre-recorded forum for the upcoming US Congressional 49th District election. The forum will be moderated by the League of Women Voters North County San Diego. The Forum for the 49th District candidates will be recorded on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 using the Zoom Webinar platform
a Message from Jim Madaffer, Board Chair San Diego County Water Authority - Threat emerges to reduce water supply reliability, fracture region
Thank you for your support over the past two years. It’s been an honor to serve as the chair of the Water Authority’s Board of Directors. While some may not realize it, this 36-member Board plays a critical role in sustaining San Diego County’s quality of life and economy.
Energy Upgrade California, the state's educational initiative around energy efficiency, is seeking your feedback for the future of our campaign! Let us know how COVID-19 has affected your operations in this quick 5-7 minute survey. All answers are kept strictly confidential and will help us shape programming for 2021, including our energy efficiency grants and future video series.
For Immediate Release
August 18, 2020
Contact Information: Scott Ashton, Chief Executive Officer
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
(Oceanside, CA) - The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsements for the 2020 City of Oceanside Elections. The Chamber Board of Directors voted to support Ryan Keim for District 3 and Peter Weiss for District 4.
Every year, Buffalo Wild Wings and the Buffalo Wild Wings Foundation raise funds in an effort to support youth sports. The company's annual Community day donates 10% of sales and guest donations to a local partner who both encourages and supports an emphasis on the necessity for youth sports. To date, the BWW Foundation has raised over $22 million and has provided over 1 million kids an opportunity to play sports. The initiative, which is traditionally held in April, was postponed due to COVID-19. This year, Community Day will help celebrate and support the return of youth sports. On August 19th, 10% of sales will benefit our local Boys and Girls Clubs of Oceanside! Please visit your local Buffalo Wild Wings at 2685 Vista Way, Oceanside CA 92054, or call them at (760) 966-2605.
The referendum seeks to overturn approved zoning that allows 585 homes to help ease the City of Oceanside’s and the State of California’s severe housing crisis
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (August 4, 2020) – As California’s housing crisis deepens, perpetuating the state’s nearly last place ranking for producing housing, a new farm-based community known as “North River Farms” in Oceanside, California is being challenged by a referendum. The community, planned around workforce housing with 50 percent priced for FHA financability, is being challenged by a referendum which directly conflicts with state housing law. Instead of putting families in homes this November, opponents seek to have voters use ballot box planning to overturn the zoning change already approved by the City of Oceanside.
Rep. Mike Levin Honors Community Activist and Oceanside HS Football Coach as his Constituent of the Month
Oceanside High School football coach Darnell “DeeJay” Johnson is Rep. Levin’s Constituent of the Month.
San Juan Capistrano, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that community leader and Oceanside High School football coach Darnell “DeeJay” Johnson is the Constituent of the Month. A resident of Vista in California’s 49th Congressional District, DeeJay is a passionate youth advocate and racial justice activist. Coach DeeJay recently organized a Black Lives Matter protest in North County San Diego and helped ensure that the demonstration remained peaceful.
Mayor Peter Weiss is joining mayors across the country in the 2020 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, taking place August 1-31. This friendly competition is a campaign to see which cities in the United States are the most “water-wise.” The city that gets the most residents to take the pledge wins the Challenge! Last year, Oceanside finished in 3rd place, a tremendous effort, but we know that we’ve got what it takes to win
For Southern California residents, preparing and protecting your home or business in the event of a wildfire is a daily reality.
As AT&T prepares for this year’s wildfire season, they are working to help communities across California have the right resources to stay connected, including preparations for Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), initiated by energy companies.
Genentech Donates $50,000 to North County Cares in Support of Local Families and Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19
OCEANSIDE, CA – Genentech is helping North County families and restaurants with a generous donation of $50,000 to the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce Foundation in support of North County Cares. This donation amount will serve an estimated 1,650 local families and will benefit 30 - 35 restaurants in Oceanside and Vista.
Cox Communications Extends Coronavirus Response Offer for Connect2Compete with Free Service for Students until July 15 Nationwide
Increased speeds, free service and remote support extension plus discounted laptops through partnerships help students finish out the school year strong
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – April 17, 2020 – Recognizing that students will remain home to finish out the school year, Cox has extended free Connect2Compete service, the company’s low-cost internet offer for families with a K-12 student at home until July 15. Remote service support is also extended to ensure ease of implementation while students continue to learn at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. Customers that sign up between March 13 and May 15 are eligible for this offer and will receive free service until July 15.
Our friends over at Coomber Craft Wines!
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – April 8, 2020 – To help San Diego restaurants reach customers as they’ve shifted to delivery and takeout services during the coronavirus pandemic, Cox Media, the advertising sales division of Cox Communications, offers free television advertising to bring public awareness to those restaurants that remain open and ready to serve.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (April 3, 2020) – As families search for fun, educational activities for their kids to do during their time at home due to the Coronavirus, LEGOLAND® California Resort has created an online site that is filled with instructional videos and activities that promote learning, creating and play. Through the Resort’s website, kids and families can access the new fun-filled site called “LEGOLAND Building Challenge”.
Dear Pride by the Beach Supporter,
I am reaching out to you today with a personal note and important updates on our June 13 Pride Festival. On behalf of the North County LGBTQ Center and Pride by the Beach committee we hope that you find yourself well and safe during the recent COVID-19 Pandemic
We assure you that the vital, life saving services of the North County LGBTQ Center are still in operation and will continue long after the restrictions on social gatherings are lifted.