MiraCosta College Raises $10.6 Million and Releases Economic Impact Report at the Community Leaders Breakfast
MiraCosta College today announced that it raised $10.6 million as part of its This Changes Everything campaign. This five-year fundraising initiative will help thousands of students accomplish their dreams. In addition, the school released the latest Economic Impact Report (access full report), which revealed that MiraCosta College had a $648 million impact in the region during the fiscal year between 2021 and 2022, equivalent to hosting the World Series 100 times.
A few years ago, Daphne Demarchi was an educator teaching full-time in Asia with minimal knowledge of computer technology. Today, she is working with advanced artificial intelligence models and combating cyber threats at one of the world’s leading cybersecurity providers. Her story is a compelling testament to the transformative power of community college education
Frontwave Credit Union Launches Frontwave Foundation, Making Inaugural $10,500 Donation to Rady Children's Hospital
OCEANSIDE, CA (November 3, 2023) – Frontwave Credit Union announced today the launch of the Frontwave Foundation, its non-profit charitable foundation that strives to be a force for good and leave a lasting impact on the community.
50% of area college students are experiencing food insecurity.
SAN DIEGO – November 1, 2023 – According to recent research, 50% of college students in San Diego face food insecurity, which means they do not have reliable, consistent access to food. This obstacle increases the likelihood that students will miss classes or drop out of school.
SAN DIEGO, CA (June 14, 2023) – NewMark Merrill Companies, Inc. is proud to announce that two of its shopping centers in San Diego County won top 2023 Global MAXI Marketing Awards at the prestigious International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Conference in Las Vegas. The annual Global MAXI Awards, with thousands of U.S. and international entries, are presented to the best retail and marketplace industry programs.
Local Twins to Graduate Together at MiraCosta College Ceremony Nearly 50 Years After Dropping Out of High School
MiraCosta College today announced that its latest Adult High School graduating class includes a set of twin sisters, Carol Baker and Carolyn Baker-Lowery, who will walk across the stage together on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 6 p.m. Carol and Carolyn decided to return to school years ago and have studied side-by-side so that they could receive their diplomas together, nearly 50 years since they left high school as teenagers.
Benefitting TrueCare’s Behavioral Health and Raising Mental Health Awareness
Grab your friends and family members and come on out for the annual Goat for Joe Golf Classic & Mental Health Fair on Saturday, May 20. This annual event is an opportunity to raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention and benefits TrueCare’s™ behavioral health division.
OCEANSIDE, CA (May 1, 2023) -- People of any age – children and adults – can nominate their fathers to be honored at the Father’s Day lunch at Mission Marketplace in June. Mission Marketplace is located at 471 College Boulevard in Oceanside.
Oceanside, CA– On Saturday, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) announced that Pacific Ridge School student Ethan Heck, with his piece titled “Churn”, is the winner of the 2023 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 49th Congressional District.
Customers who open a new checking account at a SDCCU branch will receive a free LEGOLAND ticket
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (April 7, 2023) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is proud to partner with LEGOLAND California Resort to offer free tickets and discounts for members to enjoy the Southern California theme park, while supplies last. As part of our partnership with LEGOLAND, customers who open a new FREE Checking with eStatements account at any SDCCU branch location will receive a free LEGOLAND California Resort ticket. Additionally, SDCCU members can receive a special Buy-One, Get-One Free (BOGO) ticket through 2023.
People of any age – children and adults – can nominate their mothers to be honored at the Mother’s Day luncheon at Mission Marketplace in May. Twenty (20) Moms will be selected to each receive $50 gift card to shop at Mission Marketplace and enjoy complimentary lunch with their nominators at Mission Marketplace on Saturday, May 6, 2023!
LOS ANGELES and SAN DIEGO and IRVINE, Calif. and OCEANSIDE, Calif., April 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate this nine-year milestone, it has just launched a new and complementary set of do-it-yourself resources and/or one-on-one advisory services for owners and managers of startups, emerging, and small businesses. These resources help them assess their current business performance, learn new strategies, then create action plans for profitable growth.
BGCA CEO & President, Jim Clark with Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside CEO, Jodi Diamond and BGCO Board Members
Oceanside, California (April 5, 2023) – The President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Jim Clark, visited Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside on Tuesday this week for an official visit and tour of the Club.
SAN DIEGO – March 29, 2023 – The Cal Coast Cares Foundation has announced that over $185,000 in student scholarships will be awarded this year to support college-bound high school seniors, current or former foster students and current college students in San Diego or Riverside Counties. The application period is now open, and the submission deadline is April 30.
World Water Day promotes care for most precious resource
While rain and snowstorms across California this winter have recharged water supplies, one wet year is not enough to reverse the impacts of an increasingly hot and dry climate in the Southwest. That’s why it’s so important to mark World Water Day on March 22 and "Be the Change” by taking action to use water carefully. Thankfully, the San Diego region has invested wisely in water supplies, storage, and infrastructure, but there are still more steps we can all take to be “water smart.” The San Diego County Water Authority and its 24 member agencies offer rebates and other resources to help businesses save money while saving water at WaterSmartSD.org:
We hope you can join District Attorney Summer Stephan and Health and Human Services Agency Director Nick Macchione for an important community forum on Substance Use and Overdose Prevention to be held on March 29th, from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
TrueCare and the San Marcos City Chamber celebrated the opening of their newest location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for TrueCare’s West San Marcos QuickCare on Grand Avenue.
In November, Chamber-endorsed City Council candidate, Rick Robinson won the race for the City’s District 2 Council seat. In addition to his endorsement from the Chamber, Robinson was supported by the Oceanside Police Officers’ Association, the Oceanside Firefighters Association, and numerous civic and elected leaders.
TrueCare Rolls Out Newest Mobile Wellness Unit, Expanding Medical and Dental Services in North San Diego and South Riverside Counties
TrueCare’s Growing Mobile Fleet to Provide Broader Access to Quality, Compassionate Health Care for Those Most in Need
SAN MARCOS, Calif. (November 8, 2022) — TrueCare, a community-based health center serving North San Diego and South Riverside counties for over 50 years, rolled out a new mobile wellness unit today. The additional unit expands the nonprofit’s ability to provide medical and dental services to anyone in need.
Saturday, November 5th - Join Bungalow 102 in celebrating their new store filled with home and garden decor, gifts, apparel, accessories and more!
OCEANSIDE, Calif,: Congratulations to October’s Rising Stars: Thomas Carramusa from Surfside Educational Academy, Elizabeth Danielson from Oceanside High School, Alejandra Santos from El Camino High School
TrueCare Special Event to Address the Youth Behavioral Health Crisis and Introduce New Programs to the Community on Wednesday, October 19 at 8:00 a.m.
Dr. Benjamin Maxwell, Rady's Children’s Hospital To Keynote the Event
The focus of this special community event, held on the heels of October 10 World Mental Health Day, will be a discussion about the crisis and presentations of the services and programs TrueCare and its community partners are initiating to address this critical area of need for our young adults, especially in underserved communities with limited access to behavioral health services.
San Diego Business Journal and San Diego County & Imperial County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have recognized these leaders for their dedication to healthcare for the Hispanic community
San Marcos, Calif., October 12, 2022 --- TrueCare’s Dr. Jorge Otañez and Moises Moreida have been honored as Top 50 Latino Leaders of Influence for 2022 by the San Diego Business Journal and San Diego County & Imperial County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Grand Opening of Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream takes place on Saturday, October 8th from 11:30am to 4:30 pm. Entertainment, prizes and drawings, face painting, balloon artists and VIP guest presenters will all be part of the celebration. The store will be open for regular store hours.
The community is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the new Chemistry and Biotechnology Building at MiraCosta’s Oceanside Campus.