The City of Oceanside Emergency Operations Center is closely monitoring the impacts of the oil spill that occurred Saturday, October 2, 2021, off the coast of Huntington Beach roughly 50 miles to the north.
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.
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has honored Oceanside’s Vallie Gilley, a small business owner and non-profit leader, as the 36th Senate District’s 2021 Woman of the Year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no in-person ceremony this year to honor Gilley and the other women of the year chosen by state legislators.
On Time Sports (OTS) is working on the game day t-shirts for Oceanside High School for the Fall Season. They gather sponsors/advertisers to feature on the back of the t-shirts. The featured advertisers are helping in a few ways. They help by providing the school their t-shirts and raising funds for the Athletic programs. The school can also sell t-shirts to make additional funds if they choose too.
The T-Shirts go out to a wide variety of people, they go out to Athletes, faculty, and out to spectators at the Home games/events. When you do an ad you're reaching out to Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Coaches, etc.
Below is the price list. There are discounts available for multiple seasons if you choose to sponsor more than one season.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Receive LA84 Grant for Scholarships and for Families In-Need due to COVID19
Oceanside, CA (FEBRUARY, 2021) - Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $30,000 grant from the LA84 Foundation to support member scholarships for low-income youth as well as increased operational costs due to COVID19. LA84 Foundation funding will help ensure financial support for low-income youth who greatly need the safe environment, academic support and sports and fitness opportunities that the Club offers.
Visit Oceanside is working in collaboration with the CA Coalition of Endurance Sports, Spectrum Sports and Ironman to safely reopen endurance sports. The demonstration below shows media representatives and government leaders how endurance events can run safely with coronavirus protocols in place.
Oceanside, CA (January 2021) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) is excited to announce the kick off their year-long 70th year anniversary campaign to celebrate seven decades of youth development in the Oceanside community.
El Corazon is a City-owned parcel of 465 contiguous acres located in the center of Oceanside, bounded by Rancho Del Oro Drive on the east, Oceanside Boulevard on the south, El Camino Real on the west, and Mesa Drive on the north. An ongoing planning process begun in 2003 will eventually develop the site to contain a mixture of land uses: parks and recreation amenities, habitat, civic services, commercial, and hotel.
The Green Oceanside City Team and Waste Management are hosting a free Food Scraps 101 Webinar on Monday, January 25, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM PST via Zoom. The Food Scraps Recycling Program will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, help our City meet its zero waste goals, and provide customers with excellent services and opportunities for cost savings through recycling.
As you may know, San Luis Rey and Garrison Elementary Schools were combined during the 2019/2020 school year. During that process, it was determined that the two communities would remain together and undergo a rename and rebrand to unite as one. We have organized a formal citizens advisory committee to navigate this rebranding process, and we are seeking name suggestions from the Oceanside community at large.
Pure Water Oceanside is installing new pipelines and drilling wells as the recycled water project continues on track for completion in 2022. The advanced water purification project and expansion of the City of Oceanside’s existing recycled water system will deliver a new, local source of high-quality drinking water supplying more than 30% of the city’s water supply when completed.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
NATIONAL SURVEY RANKS CITIES BASED ON AMENITIES
By Ray Huard
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Oceanside has been tagged by a recent national survey as the best little suburb with an urban feel in San Diego County.
Oscarin Ortega is Rep. Levin’s Constituent of the Month.
San Juan Capistrano, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that Oscarin Ortega, Founder and Executive Director of Lived Experiences, is the Constituent of the Month. A born and raised resident of Oceanside in California’s 49th Congressional District, Oscarin Ortega created Lived Experiences to provide support and guidance to underrepresented youth whose challenges he understood firsthand.
For Immediate Release
October 3, 2020
I am pleased to announce the support and endorsement of former Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood. Mayor Wood was a dedicated public servant who served our city for more than four decades as police officer, detective, council member and mayor. Mayor Wood left a lasting legacy of prioritizing public safety, fighting crime, and protecting our seniors. His leadership has helped propel Oceanside into one of the most unique and livable beach communities in California. Getting through the health pandemic safely is critical to ensure we continue on our trajectory.
Dear Friends –
As my two-year term as the Water Authority Board chair winds down, it’s my pleasure to update you on two important efforts that are underway for the betterment of the San Diego region.
Prop 22 on California’s November ballot is needed to save hundreds of thousands of jobs for app-based drivers, and app-based food delivery and rideshare services that millions now rely on. That’s because drastic legislation passed by Sacramento politicians puts these services at risk of shut down.
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.
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.
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
After 36 years in law enforcement, Oceanside Police Chief Frank McCoy announced earlier this month that he plans to retire in October 2020. McCoy has served as Oceanside’s Police Chief since January 2006 and is the longest serving Police Chief in the history of the department.
Vista Community Clinic (VCC) announced the opening of a new dental clinic at 1910 Mission Ave., near downtown Oceanside, on July 6th. This will be the organization’s 4th clinic in Oceanside, and 9th overall location.
Please join our efforts to oppose SB 1383, legislation that would require any employer with only 5 employees to provide 12-weeks of protected leave each year and threatening them with litigation for any unintentional mistake. It will also impact large employers by providing the opportunity for a 6 month mandatory leave of absence.