News Archive
Create to Educate Performance Art Showcase
April 15, 2014  As part of Earth Month 2014, join Green Oceanside, Coastal Music Studios and Oceanside students on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the historic Star Theater in downtown Oceanside during the Create to Educate Performance Art Contest Showcase.

Homicide Investigation
April 9, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1400 block of Olive Street on April 8th.

Celebrate Earth Day at MainStreet Mixer
April 9, 2014  Join the City of Oceanside, MainStreet Oceanside, and other local organizations as they celebrate Earth Day at the April MainStreet Mixer on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at SpringHill Suites by Marriott at 110 North Myers Street in Oceanside.

Community Mural Contest
April 9, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites photographers of all ages to participate in the Growing the Oceanside Community photography contest.

Backflow Theft Prevention
April 8, 2014  Commercial irrigation and domestic water backflow preventers are being stolen for their brass and copper fittings throughout San Diego County.

Amnesty Week at the Library April 13-19
April 7, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library is celebrating National Library Week Sunday, April 13 - Saturday, April 19, 2014. During National Library Week, the Library will be offering an Amnesty Week for overdue items.

Read the Oceanside Tide City News Today
April 7, 2014  Read the April 2014 edition of the Oceanside Tide, the City's e-newsletter for residents and visitors alike. 
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Dia de los Ninos - Dia de los Libros
April 7, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites parents, caregivers and children, ages twelve years and under, to join us for a celebration of children, literacy, and Latino culture.

Officer Involved Shooting - Harbor
April 7, 2014  This morning at 9:10 hours Oceanside Police Department dispatchers received a call to check a sleeper in the 1300 block of Harbor Drive North. At the same time an Oceanside Police officer working in the Oceanside Harbor was flagged by a resident of the harbor area and asked to check on the same person.

In an Instant: Oceanside Via Instagram
April 4, 2014  Oceanside is an ever-changing diverse community with so many wonderful, fleeting moments and we want to freeze time to 2014 at the Oceanside Public Library.

Danny Green Trio Performs Free April 5
March 27, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to welcome the Danny Green Trio as part of the 2014 World Music Series. This free concert will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms located at 330 N. Coast Highway.

Model Train Museum to Open at Heritage Park
March 26, 2014  The North County Model Railroad Society (NCMRS) has partnered with the City of Oceanside’s Parks and Recreation Division to offer model train enthusiasts a place to view and operate NCMRS’ unique model train exhibit.

Donate First Day
March 25, 2014  To kick off North County Earth Month activities, the City of Oceanside and the Green Oceanside team invite residents to Donate First Day on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. at the El Corazon Senior Center, 3302 Senior Center Drive.

Library's Teen Zone Hosts Student Film Screening
March 24, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library’s Teen Zone is proud to host an artist reception and a screening of short film noir scenes created by students from Oceanside High School.

Egg Hunt and Storytime at the Library
March 24, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites parents, caregivers and children, ages seven years and under, to participate in springtime stories, songs, crafts and hunting for Easter eggs in the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue, on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. and in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

Author Beverly Cleary's Birthday Celebration
March 24, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites families and children of all ages to celebrate American author Beverly Cleary’s birthday Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway.

Officer Involved Shooting
March 23, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department is currently investigating an Officer Involved Shooting which occurred in the 1300 block of Moreno Way, Oceanside on March 22, 2014.

Family Movie at the Civic Center Library
March 20, 2014  It may officially be spring, but here at the Oceanside Public Library we are still celebrating all things wintery and frozen. Join us for a family movie appropriate for all ages on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the community rooms at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

Loom Craft for Tweens Offered at Library
March 20, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites tweens, ages eight to twelve, to get crafty and join the rubberband jewelry-making craze on Saturday, March 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

Wacky Wednesday Celebration at the Mission Branch Library
March 20, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites families and children of all ages to celebrate the reconfigured and refreshed children’s area at the Mission Branch Library at Wacky Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Mission Branch Library Children’s area and Community Room, 3861-B Mission Avenue.

Celebrate Spring with Equinox Photography Workshop
March 18, 2014  On Friday, March 21, the only day of the year when the amount of sunlight and darkness are equal, join Oceanside Public Library to welcome spring with a celebration of equals.

Shorts in March, Free Writers Workshop
March 17, 2014  Oceanside Public Library, in collaboration with Writers on Missions, is proud to present Shorts in March, a free writer's workshop on Saturday, March 29, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 N. Coast Highway.

Police DUI Checkpoint - After Action Report
March 14, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, March 14, 2014 between the hours of 9:30pm and 2:30am in the 900 block of N. Santa Fe Ave. in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
March 12, 2014  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, March 14, 2014, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m

Author Rebecca Leo to Speak at Library
March 10, 2014  Join the Oceanside Public Library on Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. to welcome local author Rebecca Leo speaking about her recent book The Flaws that Bind.

Recreation Centers Now Offer Free Wi-Fi
March 5, 2014  The Parks and Recreation Division has made free Wi-Fi available at three of its community recreation facilities.

Culture Through Literature Series
March 5, 2014  The public is invited to a special installment of the Culture Through Literature series featuring two authors, Laura De Anda and Sylvia Mendoza, at the Oceanside Public Library on Saturday, March 8, at 1:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library courtyard, 330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside.

Sponsorship Opportunities Luncheon
March 5, 2014  The Friends of Oceanside Parks will host a complimentary luncheon for local business owners on Friday, March 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pit Stop Restaurant, located at 3825 Mission Avenue in Oceanside.

Learn to Swim Lessons this Spring
March 5, 2014  Spring Learn to Swim classes are now open for enrollment at Brooks Street Swim Center.

Ireland's FullSet to Perform Free Concert
March 5, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to present a special performance by Ireland’s FullSet as part of the 2014 World Music Series.

OverDrive Digital Bookmobile to Visit Oceanside
March 3, 2014  The OverDrive Digital Bookmobile national tour (www.digitalbookmobile.com) will showcase the free eBook service from the Oceanside Public Library on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the City Hall complex in Oceanside.

Leprechaun Hunt and Storytime at the Library
March 3, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites families and children, ages seven and under, for a special storytime about leprechauns, rainbows, and the Irish on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

Teen Tech Week Celebration
February 28, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library’s Teen Zone will be hosting a video gaming event March 14 at 2:30 p.m. at the Civic Center Library to celebrate Teen Tech Week.

Traffic Safety Appeal
February 27, 2014  We are asking members of our community to use these tragic and unnecessary events as an opportunity to remind themselves and their loved ones of their obligations to be safe and cautious along our roadways.

Pedestrian Dies in Vehicle Collision
February 26, 2014  On Wednesday February 26, 2014, at 1842 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a serious injury collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Cassidy Street on the I-5 overpass.

Pedestrian Injured in Vehicle Collision
February 24, 2014  On Monday February 24, 2014, at 1811 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a serious injury collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian in the 1900 Block of Oceanside Blvd.

Live Re-Creation of The Maltese Falcon on Radio
February 24, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library will conclude its Big Read program series with a live re-creation of The Maltese Falcon on radio. This free program will take place on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, located at 330 N. Coast Highway.

Mission Branch Library to Close Temporarily
February 20, 2014  After 14 years and over a half a million visitors, the Mission Branch Library, located at 3861-B Mission Avenue, is getting new flooring/carpet!

Joseph Crone Noir Art Exhibition and Workshop
February 20, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library is pleased to announce a special exhibition of Noir Pencil Art by Joseph Crone at the Civic Center Library.

New Skate Class Offered at Alex Road Park
February 20, 2014  Oceanside Parks and Recreation will offer a new skateboarding class on Saturday morning at Alex Road Skatepark in Spring 2014.

New Tot Class Offered
February 20, 2014  Oceanside Parks and Recreation welcomes new toddler classes in Spring 2014 at Melba Bishop Recreation Center, located at 5306 North River Road in Oceanside.

Remarkable Women in Science
February 19, 2014  March is National Women’s History Month and the Oceanside Public Library invites children, ages 3-12, and their parents or caregivers, to celebrate with an interactive program on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

Todo Mundo to Perform Free Concert
February 19, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to present the Latin rhythms of local super group Todo Mundo as part of the 2014 World Music Series.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at Library
February 17, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites families and children of all ages to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday Monday, March 3, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway.

The Falcon in Film from Hammett to Huston
February 12, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library is proud to host Julie Rivett at a special free film screening of The Maltese Falcon at the Oceanside Museum of Art on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. as part of The Big Read in Oceanside.

Healthcare Application Assistance
February 10, 2014  Need help applying for Affordable Health Care before March 1? Join North County Health Services and the Oceanside Public Library for free application assistance.

Free Event for Homeowners in Distress
February 10, 2014  On Saturday, February 15 at 10:30 a.m., the Oceanside Public Library will host a free community event for homeowners who are at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure.

Film Noir Series Celebrates Big Read
February 5, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library continues its Big Read Celebration of The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett with a film noir series. Join us at the Oceanside Public Library to watch classic film noirs.

Parks and Recreation Spring Programming
February 5, 2014  The Parks and Recreation Spring Guide will be available online mid-February.

Free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course
February 5, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a FREE Bicycle Traffic Skills Course once per month in 2014.

Josiah the Musical Stoyteller - Workshop for Teens
February 5, 2014  Teens are invited to join Josiah, the Musical Storyteller, for an interactive workshop, where Josiah will explore the music of Bob Marley on February 13 at 4:00 p.m at the Civic Center Library Community Rooms.

Coast Highway Corridor Study Meeting Feb. 11
February 4, 2014  Building on the success of the Coast Highway Vision and Strategic Plan, the City of Oceanside has initiated the Coast Highway Corridor Study.

Voice of King Performance at Libraries
February 4, 2014  Join the Oceanside Public Library in welcoming Reverend Dennis Morgan Brown as he brings to life the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, February 10 and Tuesday February 11, at 5:30 p.m.

Learn to Access eBooks at the Library
February 4, 2014  Join the Oceanside Public Library for a series of classes designed to help you access the collection of digital eBooks on your eReader or Tablet.

Immigration Issues Past and Present
February 4, 2014  On Wednesday, February 12, at 5:30 p.m., join Oceanside Public Library’s “No Participation Required” monthly informational series in the 2nd floor Foundation Room.

Free Tax Preparation Event
February 4, 2014  For the third year, Oceanside Public Library is partnering with the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and the Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation to offer free tax preparation services to lower-income Oceanside residents on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, located at 330 North Coast Highway in Oceanside.

Writing Group Meets at the Library Twice Monthly
February 4, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library has an active Writing Group. The group meets twice monthly, the second and fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Robbery Suspect Taken Into Custody
February 3, 2014  On January 31st, 2014 the Oceanside Police Department Crimes of Violence Unit along with the United States Marshal's office arrested a robbery suspect at his home in Aguanga.

Friends of Library Annual Meeting
January 29, 2014  The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold their Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms located at 330 North Coast Highway.

Additional Parking Available in Mission Avenue Project Area
January 29, 2014  Saint Mary, Star of the Sea Parish, in partnership with Main Street Oceanside and the City of Oceanside has generously allowed use of their parking lot starting on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, which is located on the southwest corner of Pier View and Freeman Street.
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Concert of Film Noir Music Featured in Big Read
January 28, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library is proud to host an extraordinary musical performance showcasing the music of Film Noir on February 8, 2014, as part of The Big Read in Oceanside.

The Big Read Kick-Off
January 27, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library is proud to host the third Big Read program in Oceanside! The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), designed to restore reading to the center of American culture.
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Zimbeat Performs Free at the Library
January 23, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to present Zimbeat as part of the 2014 World Music Series.

Reduce Water Use in Drought Conditions
January 21, 2014  With 2013 being the driest year in California recorded history and an expectation of a third consecutive dry year in 2014, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has proclaimed a State of Emergency to focus Californians’ attention on the need to conserve water.

SD County Regional Airport Authority Special Meeting
January 13, 2014  Special meeting of the Mayors of the North County Coastal Cities


Join us at the Senior Dance January 12
January 6, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a Senior Dance on Sunday, January 12, 2014, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Country Club Senior Center, located at 455 Country Club Lane in Oceanside.

Grand Re-Opening of Bookmobile January 6
December 31, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library is pleased to announce the kick-off of the Seguimos Adelante/Moving Forward Project with a grand re-opening celebration of the Adelante Bookmobile on January 6, 2014, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Joe Balderrama Recreation Center, located at 709 San Diego Street in Oceanside.

Library Lecture: Conflict in South Sudan
December 30, 2013  On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., join Oceanside Public Library’s “No Participation Required” monthly informational series.

Mission Avenue Improvement Project Update
December 23, 2013  The Mission Avenue Improvement Project Downtown continues forward! On Monday morning, January 6, 2014, construction activities will move west to the two block area between Ditmar Street and Coast Highway.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
December 19, 2013  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, December 20, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. 

Brooks Street Pool Re-Opening
December 11, 2013  The Brooks Street Swim Center will re-open for all aquatic programming on Saturday, December 14, 2013, after being closed for termite and roof repair.

The Oceanside Tide - December 2013
December 3, 2013  Stay "in the know" on City news, events, and programs. 
 


City Completes Water Pump Station
November 18, 2013  The City of Oceanside recently completed work on the 511 Pump Station. This pump station will optimize the treatment capability of the Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility allowing full utilization of the City of Oceanside’s groundwater resources.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
November 8, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, November 8, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

OCEANSIDE POLICE TO COMBAT ROADWAY DEATHS AND INJURIES
November 6, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department has been awarded a new traffic safety grant for an anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on Oceanside roadways.

Mission Avenue Project Update
October 30, 2013  The Mission Avenue Improvement Project Downtown continues forward! On Tuesday morning, November 12, 2013, construction activities will begin to convert Mission Avenue to a one-way street westbound from Clementine Street to Coast Highway.
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No Participation Required Presents Issues in Syria
October 29, 2013  On Tuesday November 13, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., join Oceanside Public Library’s “No Participation Required” monthly informational series.

Mission Avenue Improvement Project Launches
October 24, 2013  As part of the Oceanside Downtown Renaissance, the City of Oceanside announces the start of a long-awaited community enhancement project, the "Mission Avenue Improvements Project Downtown."
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Request for Proposals
October 11, 2013  The City of Oceanside is seeking proposals from qualified professional firms and/or individuals to demonstrate qualifications, experiences, and proposed approach to provide professional planning consultant services located at the City of Oceanside Civic Center.

The Oceanside Tide City News - October 2013
October 8, 2013  You'll stay in the know with City news, projects, and events! 


Steve Jepsen Appointed City Manager
October 8, 2013  The Oceanside City Council has appointed Steve Jepsen as City Manager effective November
18, 2013.

One Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
September 16, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, September 13, 2013, on Oceanside Bl. west of Rancho Del Oro between the hours of 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 361 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested one driver for driving under the influence of alcohol. Eleven other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed, while two others had suspended drivers’ licenses. A total of 18 citations were issued, and nine vehicles were towed.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
September 11, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, September 13, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Three Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
September 3, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 30, 2013, on Coast Hwy. south of Eaton St. between the hours of 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 318 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested three drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol. Eight other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed. A total of 18 citations were issued.

125th Anniversary Photo History Finale
September 3, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with the Oceanside Historical Society, invites all current and former Oceanside residents to discover or revisit a part of local history.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
August 30, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 30, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Arbor Day and Environmental Resource Fair
August 29, 2013  The City of Oceanside will be hosting an Arbor Day Ceremony and Environmental Resource Fair on Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

Join Us For "Your Community Cultural Cookbook"
August 29, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library invites you to “Your Community Cultural Cookbook.”

The Bunnell Strings Perform at the Library
August 22, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to present The Bunnell Strings as part of the 2013 World Music Series. This free concert will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013, in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms located at 330 N. Coast Highway.

Health Screenings Through "Longevity"
August 16, 2013  Longevity, a company specializing in health screenings, will provide Early Detection Screenings for Oceanside residents, city employees and spouses, business owners, and anyone employed in Oceanside on Thursday, August 22, 2013, in the Oceanside Community Rooms, located at 300 North Coast Highway, next to the Main Branch Library.

Alex Road Skatepark Grand Opening
August 9, 2013  The newly built Alex Road Skatepark located on the corner of Foussat and Alex Road, just west of the drive-in movie theater, will officially open on Friday, August 30, 2013, with a grand opening event from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., refreshments will be provided.

Superior Court Grants City New Trial Vacating $1.5 Million Jury Verdict
August 8, 2013  The City of Oceanside is pleased to announce the Superior Court has granted the City's motion for a new trial in the case of Hirst v City of Oceanside. As a result of this decision, the $1.5 million dollar jury verdict in the case has been set aside.

The Oceanside Tide City News - August 2013
August 5, 2013  Read the August City e-news, The Oceanside Tide.

Two Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
August 5, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 2, 2013, on Mission Avenue at Clementine Street between the hours of 9:20 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 330 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested two drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol. 14 other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed, and three more drivers had suspended drivers’ licenses. A total of 23 citations were issued.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
August 1, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 2, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Open House Meeting for Master Plan of Airfield
July 25, 2013  The City of Oceanside is hosting an open house meeting on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 N. Coast Highway in Oceanside. The meeting will be held to provide information about the Master Plan for Bob Maxwell Memorial Airfield – Oceanside Municipal Airport.

City Gets Updated Water Credit Rating
July 3, 2013  Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, one of the world’s leading independent credit rating agencies, issued the City of Oceanside’s Water Revenue Refunding Bonds an 'AA+' with a stable outlook.

Library Expands Hours Beginning July 1, 2013
June 27, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library is pleased to announce new, expanded hours of operation beginning July 1, 2013.

Fireworks Display for City's 125th Anniversary
June 19, 2013  The public is invited to the City of Oceanside’s 125th Anniversary Fireworks Show on July 3, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Two Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
June 19, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 15, 2013, on College Bl. at Adams St. between the hours of 9:20 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 643 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested two drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol. Nine other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed, and one more driver had a suspended driver’s license. A total of 14 citations were issued.

Pizza Gardening Party at the Library
June 18, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library invites children, ages 6 – 12, to learn about healthy nutrition and gardening on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Courtyard, 330 North Coast Highway, and on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue.

Wild Wonders Animal Show
June 18, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library will host Wild Wonders, Inc. “What’s for dinner?” animal show on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

Heritage Park Summer Concert Series
June 14, 2013  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the Friends of Oceanside Parks will kick off the annual summer Sunday Concerts at Heritage Park series on June 23, 2013.

Yoga for Kids at the Library
June 14, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library invites you to “Yoga for Kids and Parents” with Catherine the yogic storyteller on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue.

125th Anniversary Fireworks Show July 3, 2013
June 14, 2013  The public is invited to the City of Oceanside’s 125th Anniversary Fireworks Show on July 3, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
June 13, 2013  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 14, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

"My Oceanside" Photo Contest Reception
June 11, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library invites you to view the winning photographs from the first annual My Oceanside Photography Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. The reception will be held on Friday, June 21st, at 4 p.m.

Official City Trees Selected
June 4, 2013  The Oceanside community was invited to participate in an online vote to select Official City Trees—one native/naturalized and one ornamental species. Garnering 42% of votes cast, the native/naturalized tree chosen is the Coast Live Oak, and the selected ornamental variety is the Gold Medallion Tree with 33% of votes cast.

The Oceanside Tide City News - June 2013
June 3, 2013  Welcome to the first edition of The Oceanside Tide! 

All Class Reunion at Heritage Park
June 3, 2013  Mr. George “Buddy” Watson, Oceanside High School Class of 1947, and classmates will be hosting an Oceanside High School “All Class Reunion” at Heritage Park, located at 220 Peyri Road, on Sunday, June 23, from 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Library Receives "Big Read" Grant from NEA
May 31, 2013  The Oceanside Public Library has received a $17,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host a third Big Read, a community-wide reading program, in the Oceanside area. The Library was one of only 77 organizations selected from a pool of applicants nationwide to receive this prestigious grant.

One Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
May 29, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, May 25, 2013, on Oceanside Blvd. at Vine St. between the hours of 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 462 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested one driver for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Vote for Official City Trees
May 21, 2013  The City of Oceanside requests your input on selecting two Official City Trees. One tree will be selected from a native/ naturalized nominated list and one from an ornamental list. Citizens of Oceanside can view the photos and descriptions of the tree nominees prior to casting their votes on the City’s website. CLICK HERE TO VOTE

Oceanside Police Department Community Meeting
May 20, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department invites you to attend a community meeting on May 28, 2013, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Chavez Middle School.

Gun Buy Back Event
May 16, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department is partnering with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department and other local law enforcement agencies in hosting a Guns for Gift Cards event in the North County. The event will be held at the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station, 182 Santar Place, San Marcos on Saturday, May 18th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Subscribe to New E-News, "The Oceanside Tide"
May 13, 2013  Stay in the know with The Oceanside Tide, a new City e-newsletter for residents and community members.

Curious George Visits the Library
May 3, 2013  Curious George will visit the Oceanside Public Library in honor of Children’s Book Week, May 13 – 19, 2013.

Heritage Park Festival and Camp Kick-Off
April 24, 2013  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the Friends of Oceanside Parks will host the annual Heritage Park Day Festival fundraising event at Heritage Park, located at 220 Peyri Road, Oceanside on Saturday, May 11, from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

3rd Annual Environmental Film Festival
April 17, 2013  As part of Green Week, the City of Oceanside and the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) will present the third annual Environmental Film Festival on Thursday, April 25 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Oceanside Museum of Art.

Standard and Poor's Sewer Credit Rating
April 12, 2013  Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, one of the world’s leading independent credit rating agencies, has raised its rating on the City of Oceanside’s Sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds from 'A+' to 'AA', a two-notch rating increase.

Oceanside Police Department Community Meeting
April 2, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department invites you to attend a community meeting on April 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Madison Middle School.

Author of Fairy Tales for Real Women at the Mission Branch Library
February 22, 2013  Join us at the Mission Branch Library Community Room at 3861-B Mission Avenue in Oceanside to meet local author Jessie Fielden, author of Fairy Tales for Real Women, on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 4:00 p.m.

Oceanside Strategic Planning Workshop
January 7, 2013  The Oceanside City Council will hold a workshop concerning its Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Strategic Plan and Budget Priorities on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at 2:00 p.m.

Library Calls for Historic Photos
December 27, 2012  The Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with the Oceanside Historical Society, invites all current and former Oceanside residents to become a part of local history as Oceanside celebrates its 125th Anniversary in 2013.

Oceanside Police Investigate Series of Three Attempted Carjackings
December 13, 2012  On December 13, 2012 an unidentified suspect attempted to carjack three different victims in the Target Store parking lot located in the 2200 block of El Camino Real.

Meet the Instruments at the Oceanside Library
November 30, 2012  The Oceanside Public Library presents, "Meet the Instruments: making music with fiddle girl Celia Lawley" on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway. 

Friends of the Oceanside Public Library Present a Holiday Boutique
November 21, 2012  The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will present a Holiday Boutique on Sunday, December 9, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, located at 330 N. Coast Highway in Oceanside. 

Public Hearing on Revised Inclusionary Housing Standards
November 20, 2012  The City of Oceanside will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, located at 300 North Coast Highway in Oceanside. 

Energy Efficient Home Tours in Oceanside
November 6, 2012  Oceanside residents can visit an energy-efficient home in Oceanside that demonstrates the benefits of installing home energy upgrades on Saturday, November 10, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 3196 Carr Drive.



Community Meetings To Be Held on FY 2013-2014 Budget Priorities
October 22, 2012  The City of Oceanside will be hosting six (6) community meetings regarding FY 2013-2014 budget priorities and citywide goal setting. 

Request for Proposals for Survey Services
October 9, 2012  The City of Oceanside, Engineering Division, is soliciting Proposals for surveying services to establish a survey control network for the City of Oceanside.

San Diego County Releases New Emergency Preparedness App
October 1, 2012  Disaster Preparedness Starts With You- Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to plan in advance: how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different disaster situations.
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New Sand is Coming to Oceanside Beaches!
September 27, 2012  The SANDAG Regional Beach Sand Replenishment project is scheduled to begin in early October near Oceanside Blvd.
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Local Governments Launch Ambitious Energy Efficiency Program
September 24, 2012   Under the auspices of California's largest statewide joint powers authority, 14 California counties and 126 cities, including the City of Oceanside, are launching the nation’s largest PACE program, an innovative financing tool to help commercial property owners reduce their buildings’ energy and water use.

Alert San Diego (Reverse 911) Information
September 19, 2012  The County of San Diego, in partnership with Twenty First Century Communications, Inc., has instituted a regional notification system that will be able to send telephone notifications to residents and businesses within San Diego County impacted by, or in danger of being impacted by, an emergency or disaster.
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The Great California ShakeOut Earthquake Preparedness Exercise Coming October 18th, 2012.
September 19, 2012 

You are invited to join millions of people who will Drop, Cover, and Hold On on October 18th at 10:18 a.m.* in the 2012 Great California ShakeOut!


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The President Declares September National Preparedness Month
September 6, 2012 
As thousands of our fellow Americans respond to and recover from the damage done by Hurricane Isaac, we are called to remember that throughout our history, emergencies and natural disasters have tested the fabric of our country.  During National Preparedness Month, we renew our commitment to promoting emergency preparedness in homes, businesses, and communities nationwide, and to building an America more ready and resilient than ever before.

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Ready, Set, Go! Campaign Gives Tips to Prepare for Wildfire Season
September 4, 2012 

Using three simple words, Ready, Set, Go! residents can prepare their own Wildfire Action Plan to apply when in threat of fire. • READY -- Prepare for the fire threat • SET -- Situational awareness when a fire starts • GO! -- Leave early


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Pre-Construction Haul Route Meeting for Springhill
August 30, 2012  The City of Oceanside is proud to announce that the Oceanside Marriott Springhill Suites Project will be breaking ground soon.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Party for the Tin Fish Restaurant
August 30, 2012  There will be a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Party on September 6, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. under the Oceanside pier for the Tin Fish Restaurant.

City of Oceanside Breaks Ground on New Solar Energy Facility
August 28, 2012  Join the City of Oceanside as it breaks ground on a new solar energy facility that will produce an alternative, green, renewable and uninterruptible source of energy for the San Luis Rey Water Reclamation Facility.

Police Schedule DUI Checkpoint
August 27, 2012  The Oceanside Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint on Friday August 31, 2012 between the hours of 8:00pm and 3:00am in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Project REACH: Youth Development Program in Oceanside
August 24, 2012  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division co-sponsors "The Oceanside REACH Program" at Joe Balderrama Recreation Center and Libby Lake Community Center.

Police News / Announcements - Police Schedule DUI Checkpoint
August 1, 2012  The Oceanside Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint on Friday August 10, 2012 between the hours of 8:00pm and 3:00am in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Police Schedule DUI Checkpoint
July 25, 2012  The Oceanside Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint on Friday July 27, 2012 between the hours of 8:00pm and 3:00am in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

2013-2020 Housing Element Update
July 19, 2012  The City of Oceanside has released its draft 2013-2020 Housing Element Update.

City's Fleet Management Division Named to "100 Best Fleets"
July 16, 2012  The City of Oceanside Fleet Management Division has once again made the list of "100 Best Fleets in North America" for the 2012 Government Fleet magazine.

July Fourth 2012 Information
June 28, 2012  During the 4th of July weekend, the City of Oceanside will host the annual Fourth of July Celebration.

Coastal Rail Trail Phase 2B Community Meeting
June 22, 2012  The Coastal Rail Trail is part of a connected 44-mile bike trail between the City of Oceanside and the City of San Diego.

City Issues RFP for Update of the Airport Master Plan
June 11, 2012  The City of Oceanside is issuing a Request for Proposals for a qualified airport planning firm to update the Airport Master Plan for Oceanside Municipal Airport.

Digital Message Billboard Request for Proposals Issued
June 5, 2012  The City of Oceanside has issued a Request for Proposals for the development, construction, and operation of no more than four (4) digital message billboard signs on City-owned real property located along freeways and major corridors within the City of Oceanside.

Names Release in OIS Case
May 21, 2012  The Law Enforcement Officer involved the shooting yesterday has been identified as San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Mike Astorga.

Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting
May 20, 2012  A San Diego County Sheriff's Deputy, responding to assist Oceanside Officers with an assault suspect demonstrating irrational behavior, subsequently shot the suspect during a confrontation with Police in the 4900 of Oceanside Blvd.

Police Investigate Apparent Suicide of Junior Seau
May 2, 2012  On May 2, 2012 at about 9:35 am, a female reporting to be the girlfriend of Junior Seau called the Police Department to report she had returned home to find Mr. Seau inside the residence, unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police Seek Public’s Assistance Identifying Possible Suspect in a Lewd Act Case
April 12, 2012  Police are asking for the public's assistance to identify a man who was reportedly committing a lewd act in the presence of children on April 4, 2012 at an apartment complex located at 330 Isthmus Way in Oceanside.
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Book Lovers, Come and Share Your Favorites at the Library
April 3, 2012  Join us here at the Library for Speed Book Sharing. It's like speed dating except that you’re talking about the book that you love most.

Homicide Suspect Arrested
April 2, 2012  On April 2, 2012, Oceanside Police arrested 28-year-old Oceanside resident Tyree Paschall for the murder of 47-year-old Oceanside resident Crain Conaway.

Oceanside Airport History Program at Library
March 29, 2012  The Oceanside Historical Society will be doing a presentation on the history of Oceanside's Airport on April 14 at 10:30 a.m.
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Request for Proposals for the Lease and Development of City-Owned Property
March 8, 2012   The City of Oceanside is interested in exploring alternatives for the use of its Center City Golf Course property

Oceanside Police Arrest Fugitive in 2002 Homicide
March 2, 2012  On March 1, 2012 Oceanside Police Detectives took custody of 40–year-old Fernando Herrera-Salas from U.S. Marshalls and booked him into the Vista Detention Facility for a 2002 Oceanside Homicide.

Meet Award-Winning Author at the Oceanside Public Library
February 17, 2012  The public is invited to meet author Cathy Worthington at the Oceanside Public Library

Lorax Party at the Oceanside Public Library
February 17, 2012  The Oceanside Public Library invites you to celebrate the National Education Association's (NEA) annual Read Across America Day

Spring Teen Trips
February 13, 2012  Are you tired of hearing your teenager say, "I'm bored"?

Lease of City-Owned Real Estate
January 26, 2012  The City of Oceanside is leasing a City-owned building at 602 Civic Center Drive, Oceanside, California ("Subject Property") for a commercial use at market rent.

RFP Issued for Use of City-owned Real Estate
January 17, 2012  The City of Oceanside is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for the lease of real property in the City of Oceanside off North River Road.

Revision of the City's Density Bonus Ordinance
January 4, 2012  The City of Oceanside will conduct a Planning Commission Public Hearing at 7 p.m. on January 9, 2012

RFP Issued for Use of City-Owned Real Estate on The Strand
December 30, 2011  The City of Oceanside has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the lease of real property and building space, located underneath the Oceanside Municipal Pier at 302 N. The Strand, in the City of Oceanside.

Oceanside Seeking Public’s Assistance Related to Recent Homicides
December 19, 2011  Recent developments in the Nonu and Hernandez homicide investigations have prompted police to again ask for the public's assistance in providing any witness information that could help police solve these tragic murders.

Put a Freeze on Winter Fires
November 29, 2011 

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are working together to remind everyone that home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires. Holiday decorations and winter storms that can interrupt electrical service and cause people to turn to alternative heating sources also contribute to the increased risk of fire in winter.

Winter fires can be prevented! The following fire safety tips can help you maintain a fire-safe home this winter season. Click here for more info.


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City-Owned Real Property Available for Lease
November 23, 2011  The City of Oceanside has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the lease of real property in the City of Oceanside off North River Road near College Boulevard.

City-Owned Surplus Property for Sale
November 23, 2011  The City of Oceanside has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase of surplus vacant real property in the City of Oceanside.

City of Oceanside Approved for Federal Grant
October 26, 2011  The City of Oceanside has been awarded approximately $236,000 in federal grant funds by the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") for airport improvement projects at Oceanside Municipal Airport (“Airport”). 



OFD Battalion Chief Bob Cotton Retires
June 24, 2011  Thursday, June 17th, 2010- After 47 years of city service Batallion Chief Bob Cotton retired from the OFD.
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Fire Chief Darryl Herbert Becomes Permanent
March 13, 2011  The City of Oceanside has selected Interim Fire Chief Darryl Hebert to lead the Oceanside Fire Department on a permanent basis.
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Check Out the OFD’s New Residential Occupancy Inspection Program
January 5, 2011  The City of Oceanside has adopted a program to improve our annual fire and life safety inspections at all properties...
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OFD Safe Haven Fire Station Receives 1-Day-Old Infant
November 6, 2010  At approximately 0900 this morning, Fire Engineer Rick Varey went to the door of Fire Station #5 at 4841 North River Road, Oceanside, CA to answer the door bell...
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O'side Firefighters Extinguish House Fire and Save Parrots
October 8, 2010  Oceanside- October 7, 2010. About 11:15 this morning, a resident of the two-story (approx. 2000 sq./ft.) discovered a fire in the garage of their rented home at 883 Niguel St. in Oceanside, CA homes.
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Oceanside FD History Book Release Event a Success!
October 6, 2010  On Monday, October 5th the Oceanside Firefighters Association, along with members of the department’s command and adminstrative staff, held a book release event at the Oceanside Museum of Art for Arcadia Publishings new release, Images of America- Oceanside Fire Department.
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SDSU Study Reveals Firefighter Staffing Affects Wildfire Control
August 12, 2010  (From Firehouse News)  A wildfire staffing study released by San Diego State University this week concluded that by increasing the number of firefighters on a hose lay, the efficiency and effectiveness and overall ability to control a wildland fire significantly increases.
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OFD Responds to Twin-Engine Plane Crash
July 28, 2010  With Fire Station 7 so close to the Oceanside Airport, firefighters are used to planes flying nearby.
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The Mack is Done!
July 6, 2010  The all-volunteer crew, made up primarily of OFD firefighters past and present, were able to complete restoration of the 1952 Mack firetruck known previously as “The White Whale” in time for Oceanside’s 4th of July parade.
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Restoration of 1952 OFD Mack “The White Whale” Almost Complete
June 9, 2010  The restoration of F4, the OFD’s 4th piece of motorized apparatus, is nearly complete.
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OFD Aids in School Bus Crash
June 9, 2010  On Wednesday, June 9 at approximately 11:19 am, the OFD was called ot the scene of an overturned school bus at N. El Camino Real and Douglas Dr.
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OFD Mourns the Loss of Michael Hoffman
May 19, 2010  The OFD mourns the loss of Michael Hoffman, the 18-year-old son of recently retired OFD Honor Guard Captain/Firefighter-Paramedic Bill Hoffman.
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Oceanside Lifeguards Join the OFD
May 17, 2010  April, 2010 marked the official transition of the Lifeguard Division from the Department of Harbor and Beaches to the Fire Department.
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Fire Chief Darryl Hebert Becomes Permanent
March 13, 2010  The City of Oceanside has selected Interim Fire Chief Darryl Hebert to lead the Oceanside Fire Department on a permanent basis.
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