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Property Owners are Responsible for Clearing Weeds

We all see them -- those knee-high patches of weeds that diminish a neighborhood’s beauty and contribute to fire hazards. They took off with the recent rains and are now left to brown in the spring and summer.


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Free Comic Book Day Activities May 4

Free Comic Book Day activities, and FREE COMIC BOOKS for all ages, are coming to the Oceanside Public Library and PANELS Comic Book Coffee Bar on Saturday, May 4, 2019!


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Portrait of a Woman Veteran May 3

Join Oceanside Public Library for an unveiling of the exhibit “Portrait of a Woman Veteran” on Friday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, at 330 North Coast Highway, during ArtWalk.


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Heritage Park Day May 4

Join us for the annual Heritage Park Day event at 220 Peyri Road, Oceanside on Saturday, May 4 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.


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Travel Strategies Presentation May 8

Please join us for a presentation with Barbara Smith, Community College instructor and world traveler on Wednesday, May 8, at 1:00 p.m. at the Mission Branch Library Community Room, 3861 Mission Avenue, and learn how to plan an exciting, affordable vacation.


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Mental Health Resource Fair May 9

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, the Oceanside Public Library will host a Mental Health Resource Fair May 9, with the purpose of raising awareness of local mental health organizations and destigmatizing mental illness.


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Free Resume Workshop April 29

Please join us on Monday, April 29, at 1:00 p.m. in the Foundation Room of the Oceanside Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Highway, for a hands–on resume workshop with Diane Record.


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Progress on Quiet Zone Project

The City of Oceanside Quiet Zone project installs new pedestrian crossing gates at five road crossings: Cassidy Street, Oceanside Boulevard, Wisconsin Street, Mission Avenue, and Surfrider Way.


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Library Hosts American Girl Tea Parties

The Oceanside Public Library would like to invite children ages 6 to 12 and their caregivers to the annual American Girl Tea Party.


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Oceanside Library Now Offers Materials From Other Libraries

The Oceanside Public Library is excited to announce a single, online searchable catalog, called Link+, from which available material from other libraries statewide can be requested and delivered to your local Oceanside library location.


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The Oceanside Tide - April 2019

Learn about City news, programs and events!


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Simply Succulent Event May 18

The Friends of the Oceanside Public library, with the support of the Library and local business and community groups, will host a “Simply Succulent” event at the El Corazon Senior Center, 3302 Senior Drive, Oceanside, CA, on Saturday, May 18, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.


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World of Water Celebration a Success

More than 500 people visited the City of Oceanside’s World of Water event on Saturday, March 23, to celebrate water and learn how the City of Oceanside provides its customers the world’s most precious resource – water!


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Poetry Workshop with Karla Cordero at Library

Please join the Oceanside Public Library to welcome poet Karla Cordero for two special events. On Friday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m., she will facilitate a workshop at the Mission Branch Library at 3861 Mission Blvd. On Saturday, April 27, at 11:00 a.m., she will share her poetry and read from her recent book, How to Pull Apart the Earth, at the Civic Center Library at 330 North Coast Highway.


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Citizenship Class at the Library

The Oceanside Public Library will be offering a thirteen-week Citizenship Class for eligible students to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Naturalization Test.


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Workshops on Financial Planning for College

College is expensive. Do you want to learn about the best way to pay for it? Find out the cost? Oceanside Public Library wants to help you prepare for financial independence. Financial Planner Greg Schmitt will provide two workshops describing opportunities available to pay for college, and outline steps you can take today to get the ball rolling toward a brighter future.


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Local Coastal Program Survey

The City of Oceanside has initiated an update of its Local Coastal Program (LCP). In support of this effort, the City is seeking input from residents and other stakeholders.



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Library Awarded Grant for Autism-Friendly Programs & Materials

The “Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More” Grant Committee announced the Oceanside Public Library was one of two grant recipients this year.


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Senior Center Hosts Ballroom Dance Party April 14

Oceanside's Country Club Senior Center is pleased to present The Music Station, a San Diego based ensemble on Sunday, April 14, 2019, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


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Parks & Recreation Spring Activity Guide Available

The Oceanside Parks and Recreation Spring 2019 Activity Guide is available to view.


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North River Farms Project

The North River Farms project was advertised for a public hearing on March 13, 2019. Prior to the printing of the Council agenda, the applicant advised the City that it will be presenting project modifications not previously considered by the Planning Division staff and the Planning Commission. The applicant has requested that the March 13, 2019, Council hearing be vacated so the revisions to the project can be reviewed by City staff and a new public hearing conducted before the Planning Commission. Staff is not in receipt of the revisions at this time. A new public hearing will be scheduled before the Planning Commission after staff reviews the changes.


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Oceanside Water to Receive $2.623 Million in Funding

The City of Oceanside was notified this week that it will receive $2.623 Million in funding from the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART's Desalination Construction Projects under the WIIN Act, subject to Federal appropriations.


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The Oceanside Tide - Feb. 2019

Read the City newsletter, The Oceanside Tide, for information on programs, projects, and events!


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Writing Workshops at Library

The Oceanside Public Library will be hosting The Glassless Minds Community Writing Workshop on the fourth Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. beginning February 28.


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Homelessness Ad-Hoc Committee Mtg Jan 30

The City of Oceanside Housing Commission Homelessness Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers, located at 300 N. Coast Highway, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.


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2019 Community Service Award Recipient Announced

Ms. Cynthia Rice was named the 2019 recipient of the City of Oceanside Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award at the annual commemoration celebration hosted by the North San Diego County Branch of the NAACP and the City of Oceanside.


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Citizenship Class in Spanish

The Library will be offering a eight-week Citizenship Class completely in Spanish, in order for eligible students to prepare for the U.S. naturalization test. En Espanol



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Learn to Download eBooks at Oceanside Public Library

Did you receive an eReader for the holidays this year? Learn how to access our collection of digital eBooks and eAudiobooks on your eReader, tablet, smartphone, or computer.


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Creative Art Making Classes at Library

Join us for a 12-week series taught by local artist, Todd Gomes Aviv. The class will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m., beginning January 9 in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room, located at 330 North Coast Highway in Oceanside.


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City Council/City Treasurer Swearing In Ceremony

The swearing-in ceremony for newly elected Oceanside City Council and City Treasurer will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 300 N. Coast Highway, second floor, City Hall North.


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Prepare Ahead for Winter Rain Storms

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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Alzheimer's San Diego Presents "Memory Loss 101"

The public is invited to “Memory Loss 101,” presented by Dementia Care Consultant Jean Alton from Alzheimer's San Diego on Wednesday, November 28, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Mission Branch of the Oceanside Public Library, located at 3861-B Mission Ave.


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Ballot Drop Off Locations in Oceanside

Oceanside Civic Center Library - 330 N. Coast Highway

Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Oceanside Mission Branch Library - 3861-B Mission Avenue

Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Fri. - Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Sun. 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

To find your polling place, please click here: Polling Place Locator


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High School Homework Help at the Library

Oceanside Public Library has begun offering tutoring to High School students at its Civic Center location, 330 N. Coast Highway.


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Senior Citizen of the Year Announced

The Oceanside City Council, the Parks & Recreation Division, Parks & RecreationCommission and the Senior Citizen Standing Committee announced twelve nominees for the Senior of the Year Award in Oceanside at the October 11, 2018 Senior Expo.


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Writers' Groups at the Library

The Oceanside Public Library currently hosts two Writers’ Groups, both of which are open to the public.


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Oceanside Receives Beacon Spotlight Award

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The City of Oceanside was honored yesterday with a Beacon Spotlight Award at the League of California Cities annual conference in Long Beach. Oceanside received a Platinum Level award for Sustainability Best Practices from the Institute of Local Government in collaboration with the League of California Cities.


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Comic Book Panel at Oceanside Library to Honor 'One Book, One San Diego'

This year, “One Book, One San Diego” made an unprecedented choice: a comic book. The award-winning March: Book One is a graphic memoir about the Civil Rights Movement by U.S. Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell.


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Oceanside Invites You on a Tour of the City

Take a look at the new video featured on Oceanside’s Economic Development webpage: Oceanside, An Original At Work!


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Oceanside Celebrates 20 Years of Highway 101's Historic Designation

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It has been 20 years since Oceanside helped lead the efforts to designate California’s Highway 101 a historic route. This notable anniversary coincides with a renaissance in Oceanside that has witnessed its three-mile stretch of 101 roadway blossom into a treasure trove for visitors seeking a modern-day getaway with a taste of yesteryear.



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