Assembly Committee Approves Sen. Bates’ Effort to Protect Emergency Preparedness at San Onofre Nuclear Plant
SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Governmental Organization Committee has approved Senate Bill 465 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would ensure local governments continue to receive funding for offsite emergency response planning, training, and exercises related to the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The bill will head next to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for its consideration.
The City of Oceanside is pleased to announce the release of its 2018 Water Quality Report. This report shows that the City system continues to meet or exceed all state and federal drinking water standards. City staff collects water quality samples to test for over 90 different substances throughout the year to ensure that the City’s drinking water meets the highest standards for quality and safety. Samples from drinking water plants and in the City’s distribution system were analyzed and reported in the 2018 Water Quality Report. “Oceanside’s drinking water is closely monitored to ensure the highest quality of water is delivered to our customers,” said Water Utilities Director Cari Dale. “Our highest priority is delivering safe and reliable water.”
The City of Oceanside is pleased to announce that it will receive $1.5 Million in funding from the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant, subject to Federal appropriations. The funding will be used to construct Phase 1 of a new Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) network, including retrofitting 21,689 existing meters and integrating the AMI system with the existing customer interface platform. Once the project is complete, 49% of the City’s meters will be connected to the AMI network. The AMI system will provide real-time information to customers about leaks, breaks, and other unusual consumption patterns.
City of Oceanside unveils Innovative fOOD RECOVERY AND PRESERVATION KITCHEN TO REDUCE WASTE AND FEED THE COMMUNITY
On June 22, the City of Oceanside opened the doors to its Green Oceanside Kitchen—a state-of-the-art food recovery and preservation facility at the El Corazon Senior Center, providing innovative solutions to food waste, hunger and environmental and culinary education in North San Diego County.
Landscape of Janet and Conrad Beck, homeowners on Laguna Street
Janet and Conrad Beck are the City of Oceanside’s 2019 winners of the WaterSmart Landscape Contest, an annual competition recognizing exceptional water-wise landscapes in San Diego County based on overall attractiveness, design, appropriate plant selection, and water efficient irrigation.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Granted $10,000 by Cox Communications Inc. to Transform their Teen Center into an Innovation Lab
Oceanside, CA (JUNE, 2019) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has been selected by Boys & Girls Clubs of America to receive a $10,000 grant from Cox Communications Inc. for a Cox Technology Center/Innovation Lab.
Orange County’s Toll Roads Send New Free Sticker Transponders
to 700,000+ FasTrak Account holders
Beginning this month, The Toll Roads of Orange County are mailing 15,000 new sticker transponders per weekday to FasTrak® accountholders to replace the hard-case transponders currently in use. The new transparent, bandage-size transponder is free and adheres to the inside of a windshield to collect tolls.
Oceanside, CA (May, 2019) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) received $5,250 in grant funding from David C. Copley Foundation to support enriching programming in their new Center for Innovation.
Pictured from left to right: Jodi Diamond, CEO, Jennifer Kreml, Board Member, Robert Botkin, Board Chair and Representative Mike Levin
Oceanside, CA (April, 2019) U.S. Representative of the 49th District, Mike Levin, toured Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) on April 17th, just after he held an official opening for his district office in Oceanside. Levin and Kyle Krahel, Deputy District Director, met with Jodi Diamond, CEO, and Board members Jennifer Kreml, Robert Botkin, Tom Garcia and Tori Fishinger to discuss ways they can work together to help youth in Oceanside succeed.
On Saturday, April 13, 2019, representatives from state and local agencies as well a California State Senate office joined representatives and staff from the North County Transit District (NCTD) for an event highlighting the need for funding to stabilize the Del Mar bluffs (Bluffs and/or DMB). Invited guests met at the Powerhouse Park Community Center in Del Mar where they heard from NCTD Board Chair Tony Kranz and viewed a presentation by the San Diego Association of Governments’ (SANDAG) Principal Engineer Bruce Smith.
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.
Cox Charities is celebrating 20 years of giving in California with 20 acts of kindness in San Diego and other California communities served by Cox. The acts of kindness will include funding even more high school scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations this year, and some surprise donations that support local youth and families.
For baseball fans and those wishing to spend later hours in Downtown San Diego this baseball season, the North County Transit District (NCTD) will be hitting a home run by providing additional service after most* Padres games to bring people home.
The Build NCC team has put together an E-Toolkit to help inform motorists traveling along the Build NCC construction corridor – between Manchester Avenue in the City of Encinitas and Palomar Airport Road in the City of Carlsbad – that speed limit has been reduced to 55 miles per hour.
Oceanside, CA--The North County Transit District (NCTD) operates 30 BREEZE bus routes and four FLEX deviated fixed-routes collectively serving Carlsbad, Camp Pendleton, Encinitas, Escondido, Oceanside, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista, and rural San Diego County. Average weekday ridership between October and December 2018 was over 21,000 for BREEZE and about 100 for FLEX.
NCPC’s annual 420 Remix Arts and Video contest for middle and high school students in San Diego County has launched! Incorporate the theme – “Just because it’s legal, doesn’t mean it’s safe!” Win up to $250. Deadline is April 1. Download your forms here!
It should be an easy thing to do, maintaining a home, right? Well, if you're not careful, minor maintenance and repairs could turn into huge problems. In this blog post, HOCOA will provide you with an up to date guide that will help you maintain your home throughout 2019! It's not an "all-inclusive guide," but should cover most of the items in your home and let you see or uncover areas that you may not have looked at before!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Invites Local Restaurants to Participate in 4th Annual Cuisine for Kids Event
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) is looking for local restaurants to participate in our 4th Annual Cuisine for Kids fundraising celebration on Thursday, March 7th, 2019. This event is our official kick-off for our Annual Giving Campaign. We will offer the best food, wine and beer North County has to offer.
MainStreet Oceanside and the City of Oceanside Economic Development Division has collaborated with 760 Marketing to highlight downtown’s growth and construction projects and keep the community informed as we are improving our infrastructure to attract new retailers and residents to Downtown Oceanside.
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.
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