The Commanding General, Marine Corps Installations West-Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, is hosting the 26th Annual Military Retiree Expo on 7 September 2019 from 0730 to 1300 at the Pacific Views Event Center, building 202850. Military retirees use this opportunity to keep abreast of the Department of Defense’s future plans, policies, programs, and pending legislation that might affect them and their families. Additionally, the Expo will provide information of a personal service nature. This event is open to all military retirees and their family members.
San Diego – Beginning Sunday, Sept. 1, a new fare structure for the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and the North County Transit District (NCTD) will go into effect.
SACRAMENTO – In the wake of the tragic bluff collapse in Encinitas earlier this month that took the lives of three people, Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that she supports the efforts of U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, and U.S. Representative Mike Levin, to request the White House budget office approve funding that would help stabilize local bluffs. In a separate letter, Senator Bates also asks the California Coastal Commission to take steps that will help stabilize California’s bluffs and save lives.
Award-winning actor and community activist Edward James Olmos, poet and bestselling author Erika Sanchez, and local hero Erica Alfaro will be the keynote speakers when MiraCosta College hosts the Latino Book & Family Festival at its Oceanside Campus on September 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is free.
SAN DIEGO, CA (August 27, 2019) –The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce today announced its official endorsement of the Better Choice measure, recognizing the measure’s creation of much-needed housing for San Diego County workers and their families. Overall, 62 percent of the 2,135 homes that are proposed under the measure will be affordably-priced for working families.
IRS, Security Summit partners remind practitioners that all ‘professional tax preparers’ must create a written data security plan to protect clients
WASHINGTON — The IRS, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry today reminded all “professional tax preparers” that federal law requires them to create a written information security plan to protect their clients’ data.
MiraCosta College Community Education is offering the following hobbies and skills, not-for-credit, courses this fall:
We are excited to be hosting our ribbon cutting for Orfila Vineyards & Winery’s Oceanside location September 7th! We are open from 12-9 and will be celebrating throughout the day - come early stay late! We will have bubbly and food to pass during the ceremony for people to enjoy, and all of our premium wines will be available for purchase by glasses, tastings or bottles.
Fully equip your toolbox for the upcoming fall and holiday seasons to be proactive with an active lifestyle. This includes staying on track when it comes to kids, work, social events and more.
MiraCosta College’s fall 2019 late-start classes begin September 3, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects that conclude at the same time as “regular” courses. Late-start classes are offered days, evenings, weekends, and online. Now is the time to work toward a degree or certificate, get started in the workplace, transfer to a four-year university, enroll for personal enrichment, professional growth, or to gain a new skill.
The Oceanside Fall 2019 Recreation Guide is here and bringing you all the best programs and events! The “Family Focus” page gives you an overview of upcoming concerts, festivals and more. Just because summer is ending doesn’t mean aquatic programs have to end. Oceanside Parks and Recreation is offering Fall Learn to Swim Lessons for children and adults; register soon, these classes fill up quickly.
SACRAMENTO – Governor Newsom will soon decide the fate of Senate Bill 141 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would improve the safety of California’s communities by requiring all inmates convicted of a sexually violent offense to be administered a comprehensive risk assessment before their parole hearing. The State Senate approved the bill today while the State Assembly approved it with minor amendments on August 12th.
Scripps Health Launches Region’s First Specialty Critical Care Transportation Team for Adult Patients
SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health has become the first health system in San Diego County to launch a specialty care transport program for adults that is focused on the continuum of care of some of the sickest patients at Scripps hospitals.
MiraCosta College’s latest construction project comes complete with a green roof and vertical garden adorned with succulents and solar panels producing energy stored in a row of batteries to illuminate the structure at night. Built by students in the Materials and Construction course and based on plans developed by the Architectural Design class, the Sustainable Design Structure sits along a pathway between the Theatre and Administration Building at the Oceanside Campus and serves as a model of environmentally sensitive engineering.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Receives Grant from McCarthy Family Foundation for STREAMing Ahead program
Oceanside, CA (August 2019) –Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) received $15,000 in grant funding from McCarthy Family Foundation to enhance their STREAMing (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Math) Ahead program.
Orfila’s annual Grape Stomp is Saturday August 24th, from 4PM to 8PM at the Vineyard in Escondido. Tickets are still on sale, you can purchase them online, or in the tasting rooms. Join us for an afternoon of wine, grape stomping, tractor rides, lawn games, food, and live music! For entertainment we have NuVintage playing multiple genres of music while you sip eat and stomp. Our special guest appearance is from Avian Behavior International that will include a falcon run as well as a few other feathered guests! Catering this year will be done by Crown Point Catering and you can find the menu below. We hope to see you here!
The Library will be offering a thirteen-week Citizenship Class, in order for eligible students to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Naturalization Test. Classes will be held at the Civic Center Library in the second-floor Foundation Room on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., beginning September 4. In this class, students will learn about U.S. history and government and prepare for the citizenship interview. Classes will be taught by volunteer teachers who have classroom experience and training specific to the topic.
The Frontwave Credit Union O’side Turkey Trot and the Move Your Feet Before You Eat® Foundation are proud to announce the kick off of their Miles of Smiles program at the OUSD. 8 Schools are participating this year. Students who participate in the Miles of Smiles program receive Certificates of Recognition for the Miles they run and a pair of custom Miles of Smiles shoelaces for every 50 Miles they run in a year.
Safety isn’t just something we should think about at home. Wildfires, earthquakes and flooding all pose serious risks to our community and you never know where you will be when something happens. Though we can’t eliminate the threat of these emergency situations entirely, here are 3 quick actions to help you and your employees be prepared:
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