News Archive
Concert and Movie in the Park
July 30, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the Friends of Oceanside Parks are excited to announce the Concert in the Park on Friday, August 15 at Mance Buchanon Park, 425 College Boulevard in Oceanside.

City of Oceanside Afterschool Programs
July 30, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will offer afterschool programs for school-aged students and teens at two locations for the 2014-15 school year.

OFD receives AHA’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award
July 28, 2014 

The oceanside fire department was presented the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award.


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Arrest for Possession of Counterfeit Bills
July 28, 2014  On July 24, 2014 Oceanside Police Officer Erik Ellgard took a report of a person attempting to pass counterfeit one hundred dollar bills at a business in the 2100 block of Oceanside Boulevard.

Book Club in a Bag at the Library
July 24, 2014  Oceanside Public Library assists community book clubs and their members through a service called Book Club in a Bag.

Documentary and Discussion Series
July 24, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library is proud to host a series of PBS Point of View (POV) Documentaries as part of a new series, Citizen of the World.

Disabled Surfboard Robbery
July 24, 2014  On Monday, 7/21/2014, at approximately 9:00 pm, an Oceanside business owner observed two unknown white males attempting to remove three surfboards from the roof rack of his vehicle.



Literature Comes to Life
July 22, 2014  Literature comes to life with gorgeous costumes and an exciting, interactive storytime on August 8, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

Roll-Over Vehicle Collision
July 20, 2014  On Sunday July 20, 2014, at 1645 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a roll-over vehicle collision in the intersection of College Blvd and Oceanside Blvd.

Bookfair to Benefit Library Teen Zone
July 18, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library will be having a Batman-themed bookfair to benefit its Teen Zone, at the Oceanside Barnes & Noble bookstore on Vista Way, on Wednesday, July 23 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Fall and Winter Recreation Programming
July 18, 2014  The Parks and Recreation Fall/Winter Activity Guide will be available online early August.

Free Family Movie at the Library
July 15, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites children ages 0-12 and their families to a free showing of an awesome animated film from 2014, in which an ordinary construction worker is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the universe into eternal stasis.

Introducing Free City Mobile App
July 10, 2014  On July 14, 2014, the City of Oceanside unveils the “My Oceanside City App,” a free application which will allow citizens to report issues and request services via their mobile device.

Free Bicycle Traffic Skills Courses
July 10, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course once per month in 2014.

July is National Recreation and Parks Month
July 7, 2014  July is National Recreation and Parks month with the theme “Out is In”.

Heritage Park Summer Concerts
July 7, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the “Friends of Oceanside Parks” kicked off the annual “Sunday Concerts at Heritage Park” series on July 6. Concerts will run weekly for six weeks throughout the summer, each Sunday afternoon from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Heritage Park, located at 220 Peyri Road (behind the Mission San Luis Rey).

Free Movie at the Pier - Step Into Liquid
July 7, 2014  Parks and Recreation presents “Step into Liquid” Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater located south of the Beach Recreation Center and Oceanside Pier.

Celtic Music Performance at Concert in the Park
July 7, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the Friends of Oceanside Parks are excited to announce that David Lally & Patric Peatrice, a popular Irish music band, will perform on Friday, July 18 at Rancho Del Oro Park, 4701 Mesa Drive (next to the YMCA).

Request for Proposals for Library Checkout/Payment System
July 7, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library, a department of the City of Oceanside, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP), seeking qualified vendors to supply and install a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-based suite of hardware and software to facilitate checkout and check-in of materials in both self-service and full-service scenarios, including systems for accepting payment and RFID tag conversion.

Sunset Strummers to Perform at Mission Branch Library
June 26, 2014  The Sunset Strummers will bring their Ukulele Band to the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue in Oceanside, on Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m.

Learn to Draw Cartoons at the Library
June 26, 2014  Have you always wanted to learn how to draw cartoons? Do you love reading Captain Underpants? If you answered yes, come learn to draw the funny characters in Captain Underpants books with professional cartoonist Dave Boatman.

Oceanside PD Seeks Public Assistance
June 26, 2014  On June 25, 2014 officers responded to the 4900 block of Concho Place regarding a missing juvenile. The mother last saw her son in their house on June 24 at 10:00 p.m.

Fourth of July in Oceanside
June 25, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department wishes a happy, safe and sane Fourth of July to everyone. As in years past, members of the Oceanside Police Department will be out in full force throughout the city and particularly in the Harbor and at the beach for the entire day.

Oceanside Fireworks July 3
June 25, 2014  The public is invited to the City of Oceanside Fireworks Show on July 3, 2014, starting at 8:00 p.m. with the El Camino and Oceanside High School Bands performing until 9:00 p.m. when the fireworks display begins.

Serious Injury Traffic Collision
June 24, 2014  On June 23, 2014 at 5:20 p.m. officers responded to a call of a traffic collision in the 4200 block of Oceanside Boulevard.

Oceanside Business Awarded California Competes Tax Credit
June 23, 2014  Sparsha USA, a new Oceanside company who manufactures transdermal patches, received an award from the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development for the “California Competes” tax credits.

Operation Cross Country
June 23, 2014  June 19th and 20th members of the Special enforcement Section of the Oceanside Police Department in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation have participated in Operation Cross Country.

Robbery Suspect Arrested
June 23, 2014  On June 23, 2014 at 2:45 a.m. officers responded to a call of a robbery in a public parking lot near Pierview and Pacific.

Summer Fun in the Sun
June 23, 2014  It's that time of year again. Everyone wants to go to the beach to enjoy the sun, sand and surf. It's one of the biggest benefits to living in San Diego County. The Oceanside Police Department wants everyone to enjoy their time at any of the beaches in our county. We want to take this opportunity to remind everyone what they can do to have a safe day at the beach, and protect their personal belongings.


The OFD Presents Firefighter for a Day for Veterans
June 18, 2014  On Friday, June 27th from 0800 to 1400 Fire Chief Darryl Hebert and the Oceanside Fire Department is proud to teamed with the North County Leadership Forum in presenting a "Firefighter for a Day" event for US military veterans. 
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DUI Checkpoint After Action Report
June 11, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, June 6, 2014 between the hours of 9:30pm and 1:30am at Oceanside Blvd and Vine Street in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint
June 4, 2014  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 6, 2014, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

2014 Scholarship Award Winners Announced
June 2, 2014  Seventeen graduating high school students were awarded $46,500 from the City of Oceanside's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund on May 23, 2014, at a Garden Reception attended by over 280 people.
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Read The Oceanside Tide - June 2014 Issue
June 2, 2014  Read the June 2014 Oceanside Tide e-newsletter today.  You'll stay "in the know" on City events, projects, and news.

Tagging Arrest
June 2, 2014  On May 29, 2014, Oceanside Police officers conducted a fourth waiver (probation) check at a residence in the 5100 block of Barry Street. The officers were conducting a follow up investigation related to a series of graffiti/vandalism incidents.

Public Assistance Requested
May 29, 2014  On May 17, 2014 an unknown person driving a vehicle similar to the one in the photograph below, tried to run down victim Victor Macias on Santa Barbara Street in the City of Oceanside

Full Circle with Authors Ruth and Buddy Ellison
May 28, 2014  Ruth and Buddy Ellison, authors of Full Circle, A 12 Year Journey Sailing Around The World, will visit the Oceanside Public Library’s Civic Center Library Foundation Room, at 330 North Coast Highway, on Saturday, June 7 at 1:00 p.m.., with a program about their expedition around the world on the sailboat Annapurna.

Fun with Science at the Library
May 28, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites families to have fun with science as part of the annual children’s summer reading program, titled “Fizz, Boom, READ!”

Family Movie and Hungry Caterpillar at the Library
May 28, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library will show a family movie, A Bug’s Life, on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Room, 330 North Coast Highway.

Georgette Baker Performs for Children
May 28, 2014  Join the fun at Oceanside Public Library where you’ll enjoy “Silly Songs and Goofy Stories” with Georgette Baker on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue.

Register Now for Summer Camps
May 28, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division’s 2014 Summer Camp season is just around the corner. Summer Camps run for ten weeks and begin the week of June 9.

Free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course
May 28, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course once per month in 2014.

Daddy - Daughter Dance June 13
May 28, 2014  Oceanside Parks and Recreation presents the Second Annual Daddy-Daughter Dance Friday, June 13, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the El Corazon Senior Center located at 3302 Senior Center Drive.

Heritage Park Summer Concerts Start July 6
May 28, 2014  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 July 6.

Friday Night Concerts in the Park
May 28, 2014  Oceanside Parks and Recreation presents its “Friday Nights in the Park” Summer Concert Series. Concerts are the third Friday of each month in June, July and August from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Oceanside High School All Class Reunion
May 28, 2014  Mr. George “Buddy” Watson, OHS Class of 1947, and classmates will be hosting an Oceanside High School “All Class Reunion” at Heritage Park, located at 220 Peyri Road (behind the Mission San Luis Rey), on Sunday, June 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

DUI Checkpoint After Action Report
May 28, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, May 23, 2014 between the hours of 9:45pm and 2:30am at College Blvd and Adams Street in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Water Facility Honored as Plant of the Year
May 27, 2014  The Oceanside Water Utilities Department’s San Luis Rey Water Reclamation Facility was recently honored by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA).

Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol
May 22, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits along with special DUI Roving Saturation Patrols during the holiday weekend.

Friends of Library Big Book Sale Saturday May 24
May 21, 2014  The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a book sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., behind the Civic Center Library at 602 Civic Center Drive in Oceanside.

13th Annual Oceanside Filipino Cultural Celebration
May 21, 2014  The Filipino-American Cultural Organization, along with the Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Library, invite you to enjoy a festive day of music, dance, food and much more at the 13th Annual Filipino Cultural Celebration on Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Oceanside Civic Center Library and Plaza at 330 North Coast Highway.

Click It or Ticket
May 21, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department wants to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. In order to enforce this reminder, beginning Monday, May 19th, officers will be joining in the 2014 national seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted.

Fatal Hit and Run
May 21, 2014  On Friday May 16, 2014, at 2340 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a serious injury collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Buena Street and Santa Barbara Street.

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Library
May 19, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites families to kick off the annual children’s summer reading program with two special events: On Thursday, June 5, at 2:00 p.m., Mad Science will present “Wild About Science” at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway. On Friday, June 6, at 11:00 AM, Bubble Mania & Company will present an interactive bubble show at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fires – Update 7
May 16, 2014  The Oceanside River Fire is contained. Fire personnel are still on scene looking for any hotspots and monitoring the area.

City of Oceanside Fire Update
May 16, 2014  Currently, there are no fires within the City of Oceanside city boundary.

The Las Pulgas Fire on Camp Pendleton is what residents are seeing to the north of Oceanside. The Oceanside Fire Chief is in continuous communication with Camp Pendleton Fire. There is no immediate threat to Oceanside residents. The Las Pulgas Fire is several miles north of Oceanside and is north of Vandegrift Blvd on base.

City of Oceanside Fire Update
May 16, 2014  Currently, there are no fires within the City of Oceanside city boundary. The River Fire is 100 percent contained and it poses no threat to structures. A containment line has been established and the few remaining hot spots are being addressed by Oceanside Fire Department units. All mutual aid companies have been released.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 4
May 15, 2014  The Oceanside Fire has burned approximately 100 acres and is currently at a moderate rate of spread. The fire is currently confined to the riverbed with fire personnel on scene. There are currently no imminent structure threats.
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Oceanside - Motel Fire
May 15, 2014  A motel fire occurred this morning at 888 N. Coast Highway in Oceanside. Response to the fire included Oceanside Fire, Oceanside Police Department and Camp Pendleton Fire. The fire displaced 87 adults and 22 children, mostly evacuees from other area fires. The evacuees are temporarily relocated while it is determined whether the motel guests can return to the rooms. At least one wing of the motel will not have access.
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Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 5
May 15, 2014  The Oceanside River Fire remains confined to the riverbed with no evacuations or imminent threat to structures in Oceanside. The fire has burned 100 acres and is estimated to be contained by late afternoon. 
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Oceanside Urges Residents to be Cautious
May 15, 2014  The City of Oceanside urges residents to be extra cautious during the extreme weather conditions.  There is currently a Red Flag warning issued by the National Weather Service which requires residents to refrain from open fires.  Oceanside urges residents to be extra cautious and also refrain from use of barbecues or anything that could potentially cause a spark.  There is an extremely high fire danger continuing for the next few days.
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Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 6
May 15, 2014  The Oceanside River Fire is nearly contained and has remained confined to the riverbed.  There are no imminent threats to structures.

EVACUATION DUE TO FIRE
May 14, 2014  Today at 1:30 pm a brush fire broke out in the San Luis Rey River riverbed east of College Boulevard. Units from Oceanside Fire and Oceanside Police responded to the area. The brush fire spread quickly.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire
May 14, 2014  The City of Oceanside activated its EOC at 2:30 pm today due to a fire in the San Luis Rey Riverbed. The fire is currently burning on both the north and south sides of the river, east of College Boulevard.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire - Update
May 14, 2014  The Oceanside Fire has burned approximately 40 acres, primarily contained to the riverbed. Infrastructure damage remains to be one partial structure.


Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 3
May 14, 2014  The Oceanside Fire has burned approximately 50 acres, primarily confined to the riverbed. The fire is 20 percent contained. All evacuations are currently lifted in the City of Oceanside.

Police Checkpoint - After Action Report
May 13, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, May 2, 2014 between the hours of 9:45pm and 2:30am at Mission Ave and Butler St. in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Free Computer Classes at the Library
May 12, 2014  Free Basic Computer classes and a Job Search Series will be held in May and June, 2014.

Sponsor a Youth at a Padres Game
May 12, 2014  The “Friends of Oceanside Parks” seeks local Oceanside businesses to become sponsors in an effort to send 100 Oceanside youth to “Oceanside Day” at Petco Park, on July 20 as the Padres take on the Mets at 1:10 p.m.

Heritage Park Festival Fundraiser
May 7, 2014  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 in Oceanside on Saturday, May 10 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Yoga for Kids at the Library
May 6, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library invites you to “Yoga for Kids and Parents” with Catherine the yogic storyteller on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
April 30, 2014  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, May 2, 2014, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Drop Off Unused Prescription Drugs April 26
April 24, 2014  Looking to get rid of unwanted and expired prescription drugs? The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, Oceanside and Carlsbad Police Departments will collect and dispose of prescription medicines during the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) eighth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Community Baby Shower and Resource Fair
April 22, 2014  The Oceanside Public Library is celebrating mothers with its first Community Baby Shower and Resource Fair on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

Earth Festival May 27 - Downtown Oceanside
April 21, 2014  The largest Earth Festival in North County will be held Sunday, April 27, 2014, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in downtown Oceanside at Pier View Way and Tremont Street.

Green Oceanside Mobile App
April 21, 2014  As part of Earth Month celebrations, the City of Oceanside has launched its new Green Oceanside mobile app. This new tool will help keep people informed of environmental news and events and provide opportunities to learn more about sustainability and conservation.

Egg Hunt Saturday April 19
April 17, 2014  The annual City of Oceanside Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Buddy Todd Park, located at Mesa Drive and Parnassus Circle, on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Summer Camps 2014
April 17, 2014  The 2014 Summer Camp listings are now available to view online at www.oceansiderec.com.

Free Bicycle Traffic Skills Courses
April 17, 2014  The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course once per month in 2014.

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.

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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