Oceanside, CA - On April 11, 2019, the North County Transit District (NCTD) will retire the current version of GoNCTD.com, and launch a new state-of-the-art website. The current website, which has been in place for more than five years, utilizes three different sites to make up GoNCTD.com – a desktop version, a limited access mobile version, and a news center for press releases. The redesigned site merges all of these into one contemporary website.
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.
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) is set to launch the “beta” or test version of a new website to support the future upgrade of the current GoNCTD.com site. Beginning on March 15, 2019, the public will be invited to visit the new website, browse the pages, and take a short survey documenting their experience.
Oceanside, CA (JANUARY, 2019) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) received $1,000 from The Union Bank Foundation to grow and expand the STREAMing Ahead Program.
Oceanside Adventures, a luxury Whale Watching company located in front of the historic Light House in Oceanside Harbor, encountered 2 gray whales last week on two different tours.
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.
The San Diego Superior Court is now seeking dedicated residents with sound judgment from throughout the county to serve on the 2019/2020 San Diego County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury investigates citizen complaints and performs its traditional function as a “watchdog” over government agencies. It does not conduct criminal investigations.
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.
Since 1950, Hobie has been in the business of shaping a unique lifestyle based around fun, water, and quality products. From their headquarters in California, Hobie Cat Company and its global subsidiaries produce an impressive collection of watercraft for worldwide distribution. In addition to the sailboats for which they are well-known, Hobie Cat also offers stand-up-paddle boards, kayaks, and boats for both recreation and fishing. Each product line is also complimented with a comprehensive array of parts and accessories.
On December 15, 2018, an Oceanside Adventures tour aboard with Captain Shane observed the first gray whale of the 2018-19 season! The whale was headed southbound to the warm waters of the secluded Baja lagoons for the winter. Thank you to Brandon Pease for the amazing Drone footage!
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA (December 11, 2018) – Stater Bros. is spreading cheer this holiday season by giving back to the loyal communities it serves. To brighten the holidays for those in need, Stater Bros. Charities donated over $850,000 to local non-profit organizations that benefit hunger relief and children’s well-being initiatives.
U.S. Pizza Team Places in Top 10 at the World Food Championships
Dominic’s Italian Restaurant Shows the World How to Make a Winning Bacon Pie
Orange Beach, AL, Nov. 11, 2018 – Forty competitors from all culinary backgrounds reported to the Kitchen Arena at the World Food Championships (WFC) in Orange Beach, Alabama, to compete in the Bacon World Championships (BWC). The WFC is a plethora of cooking and baking competitions held over a five-day period, ranging from Barbecue, Burgers and Chicken, to Seafood, Chili and Desserts. U.S. Pizza Team member Tore Trupiano, of Dominic’s Italian Restaurant in Oceanside, California, made the trip to test his culinary prowess. Trupiano placed 10th in the world overall for his beautiful bacon dishes.
San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, reported continued customer growth with the total number of members served in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties now exceeding 400,000.
This survey is being done by one of our strongest advocates in Sacramento who walked the educated legislators on the program and the state funding opportunity.
PACIFIC MARINE CREDIT UNION SET TO REBRAND AS FRONTWAVE CREDIT UNION
Oceanside, CA: Oceanside, California-based Pacific Marine Credit Union (PMCU) is changing its name and brand identity as part of a strategic initiative to differentiate and disrupt the Southern California financial services competitive landscape. PMCU will change its name to Frontwave Credit Union and begin its transformation in November 2018.
Each year, Vista Community Clinic (VCC) provides affordable, high quality pediatric care to more
than 20,000 children of all ages. The Holiday Homes Tour benefits the VCC Kare for Kids Fund which provides low or no cost health and dental care to children in need in our community and is also dedicated to transforming VCC's pediatric facilities into warm and welcoming spaces for children and families. The goal is to create pediatric waiting areas and exam rooms with comfortable seating, whimsical art, books and puzzles to engage young patients as they receive care at each VCC site.
A FESTIVE START TO YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON!
This year’s Holiday Homes Tour celebrates 32 years of spectacular holiday home design! Since its inception in 1986, the tour has featured beautiful private residences decorated for the holidays by professional designers. Visitors return year after year to discover trends in holiday décor and find ideas for their own homes. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the historic Rancho Buena Vista Adobe. Shop at the Holiday Gift Bazaar where local artisans display and sell one-of-a-kind creations. Enjoy breakfast and lunch from a gourmet food truck.
2018 North County Excellence in Economic Development Awards Luncheon
Join 300+ North County leaders to celebrate economic development in North County. This year we will recognize projects, business expansions, business relocations, infrastructure improvements and higher-ed investments from throughout North County that are creating a more vibrant economy for all of our residents. We are also excited to announce that a special lifetime achievement award will be given out to Supervisor Bill Horn in recognition of his three decades of service and stewardship in North county.
Stater Bros. Begins “Harvesting Hope” Holiday Campaign to Help Local Families Fight Hunger
San Bernardino, California (October 31, 2018) – Throughout the months of November and December, Stater Bros. Markets, in conjunction with its charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities will be “Harvesting Hope” in the valued communities Stater Bros. serves. All 171 Stater Bros. supermarket locations will provide convenient ways for customers and employees to help their friends and neighbors in need this holiday season. In addition, the Company’s newest location, opening in mid-November in the city of Pasadena will immediately join the charge by “Harvesting Hope” in the Pasadena community.
The PMCU O’side Turkey Trot is on Thanksgiving Day in Oceanside.
Come move your feet before you eat with family, friends, staff and their families.
Register and start a time online at osideturkeytrot.com
$100 333 Pacific gift certificates to the top 10 largest teams.
Choose a 10K, 5k, 15K or 1Mile for Senior or Youth
Proceeds benefit the Move Your Feet Before You Eat Foundation and 60 other charities/schools who serve Oceanside residents.
For more information visit Osideturkeytrot.com
Diane L. Harkey, Board of Equalization, Fourth District
Representing 9.5 million constituents in the counties of Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial, and the southernmost portion of San Bernardino County
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Proposed Property Tax Rule Changes
At the recent September 2018 Board of Equalization (BOE) public meeting, Board Member Diane Harkey and the other BOE Members voted unanimously to advance formal rule changes to bring noteworthy change to California’s long-standing property tax rules. The changes approved by the Board will benefit all taxpayers to ensure their right to a fair and timely appeals hearing continues to be protected.
CITY OF OCEANSIDE
DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT
OCEANSIDE TO HOST COMMUNITY WORKSHOP NOVEMBER 8
Local Coastal Program Update
When: Thursday, November 8
Where: Oceanside City Council Chambers
In conjunction with Oceanside’s Local Coastal Program (LCP) Update, the City’s Planning Division is assessing the City’s vulnerability to coastal hazards associated with sea level rise and exploring adaptation strategies that minimize the potential impacts of these hazards. The Coastal Hazards Vulnerability Assessment has been completed and is available for review on the LCP Update webpage.
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