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Friends of Library Reopens its Amazon Bookstore

December 1, 2021 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library have reopened their Amazon Bookstore, offering book lovers an opportunity to purchase gently used books and help support the Library’s programs, special events for all ages, and acquisition of new books and other materials.

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Take a Winter Story Stroll December 13

November 29, 2021 

Oceanside Public Library invites you to a special Winter Story Stroll at the Adelante Bookmobile on Monday, December 13 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Joe Balderrama Park, located at 709 San Diego Street in Oceanside.

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Oceanside Homeless Shelter Update

November 23, 2021 

To address the growing homeless crisis in Oceanside and to mitigate community impacts, the Oceanside City Council took the next step at its meeting on November 17 to advance Oceanside's first year-round homeless shelter.

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Nominees Requested for 2022 MLK Service Award

November 23, 2021 

The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. The annual award recognizes and honors residents of the City who have made a significant contribution of time and energy through volunteer work to improve community life, promote positive community development, and enhance the lives of individuals and neighborhoods in the City.

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Alcoholic Beverage Control Underage Decoy Operation

November 23, 2021 

On November 18, 2021, Detectives from the Oceanside Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a minor decoy operation to check on compliance at off-sale alcohol retail establishments within the City of Oceanside. The Minor Decoy Program uses supervised individuals under the age of 20, who attempt to purchase alcohol at licensed premises.

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Community Needs Assessment Meetings

October 27, 2021 

Join us! As the City of Oceanside prepares to receive direct funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), City leaders recognize the importance of engaging directly with residents to assess needs and explore how the funding can best align with local priorities.

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Prepare Ahead for Storms

October 25, 2021 

Oceanside crews have been making storm preparations a priority. The clearing of storm drains is ongoing, and the City’s emergency responders have plans in place and will be monitoring flood-prone areas.

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Library to Host Documentary Screening

October 4, 2021 

The One Book, One San Diego adult selection for the 2021 region-wide read is “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist'' by Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner.

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Survey

September 28, 2021 

In keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the public, the City of Oceanside is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan and self-evaluation. The accessibility plan provides a comprehensive plan for accessibility for persons with disabilities to City facilities, programs, services, and events.

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City Wins WateReuse Award of Excellence

September 20, 2021 

The City of Oceanside received an Award of Excellence during the WateReuse conference in September 2021. Oceanside received the Recycled Water Outreach/Education Program Award for Pure Water Oceanside, which pays tribute to an agency that demonstrates a significant and wide-reaching community outreach and/or public education program that informs the community about the presence and benefits of water reuse.

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Oceanside to Host Job Fair Sept. 25

August 19, 2021 

The City of Oceanside, in partnership with the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and Visit Oceanside, will host a job fair on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza located at 300 North Coast Highway in Downtown Oceanside.

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Fire Station 1 Project to Receive $3.5 Million in Funding

August 18, 2021 

The Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC) announced yesterday that Oceanside has been invited to apply for Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP) funding for the Fire Station No. 1 relocation project. Only 13 projects nationwide and among US Territories received this invitation.

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San Diego County suspends burning on State responsibility lands

May 25, 2021 

El Cajon – As the state and region head towards summer and a return of critical burn conditions, CAL FIRE San Diego is suspending all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of San Diego and Imperial Counties. This suspension takes effect on May 24, 2021 and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and
leaves.

Oceanside has slightly different requirements, please reach out to Fire Prevention at 760-435-4101 for questions.

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