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COVID Vaccinations in Oceanside

San Diego County is opening a COVID-19 vaccination location in Oceanside at the North Coastal Live Well Center in Ocean Ranch.


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Railroad Quiet Zone Update

The City of Oceanside has been working through the lengthy process of constructing railroad crossing improvements to meet Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requirements to establish a Quiet Zone along the North County Transit District coastal corridor through Oceanside.


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Oceanside COVID-19 Non-Profit Organization Grant Program

On January 6, 2021, the Oceanside City Council approved additional COVID-19-related grant funds in the amount of $200,000 to assist non-profit organizations operating programs in Oceanside’s lower-income communities or serving qualified presumed benefit populations to apply for funding.


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Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance Program

On January 6, 2021, the Oceanside City Council approved additional grant funds in the amount of $300,000 to assist Oceanside residents financially impacted by the Coronavirus.


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Small Business Grant Program for Oceanside Businesses to Launch Jan. 11

On January 6, 2021, the Oceanside City Council approved a grant program to provide financial assistance to local businesses impacted by COVID-19. The program will be funded with $750,000 in unused funds from the COVID-19 business loan program that launched in April 2020.


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City News: The Oceanside Tide - Jan. 2021

Happy New Year! Review The Oceanside Tide newsletter to stay "in the know" on City programs, projects, and news.


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Applications Accepted for City Council, District 1 Seat

As a result of the November election, the Oceanside City Council declared the District One City Council seat vacant at its December 16, 2020 meeting, and directed the City Clerk’s Office to accept applications to fill the vacancy.


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Oceanside Community Resources

There are many resources in our community to assist Oceanside residents experiencing hardships due to COVID-19 regulations.


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Write On, Oceanside! Literary Festival Goes Online

Write On, Oceanside! is an annual literary festival to celebrate and inspire local authors hosted by Oceanside Public Library and the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF). This year's celebration will be online and will take place on January 14, 2021 at 11 a.m.


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Citizenship Class Offered by the Library

The Library will be offering a Citizenship Class, in order for eligible students to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Naturalization Test.


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Coursera Provides Free Online Learning for Job Skills in 2021

Would you like to get a job in a new field? Get a better job in the same field? Coursera will help unemployed, furloughed or employed part-time workers gain a competitive edge by providing courses or certificate programs, in which participants can learn in-demand skills and discover paths to new jobs or career advancement.


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Food Scraps Recycling Webinar for Oceanside Businesses

The City of Oceanside, in partnership with Waste Management, launched its Food Scraps Recycling Program in early 2020 to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, meet state mandated recycling requirements, assist the City in meeting its zero waste goals, and provide customers with excellent services and opportunities for cost savings through recycling.


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Friends of Library Celebrate 50th Anniversary with New Business Memberships

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library turn 50 in 2021. As part of the year’s celebrations and fundraising efforts, the organization has instituted new membership opportunities for Oceanside businesses.


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Captain Fred Armijo Named Interim Police Chief

City Manager Deanna Lorson announced today that Oceanside Police Captain Manuel (Fred) Armijo will serve as Interim Police Chief after Chief Frank McCoy retires on December 28, 2020.


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Swearing-in of Elected Officials - Dec. 15

The swearing-in ceremony for newly elected Oceanside City Council, City Clerk, and City Treasurer will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.


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$6 Million Grant Awarded for Pure Water Oceanside Project

The Secretary of the Interior will be recommending a $6 million grant award for construction of the Pure Water Oceanside project.


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The Oceanside Tide - City News

Learn about City projects, programs, services & more in The Oceanside Tide, December edition.


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Water Service Line Protection Available for Homeowners

The City of Oceanside has partnered with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer protection to City homeowners for the water and sewer service lines that connect their homes to the city’s systems. The coverage is voluntary and available at affordable monthly prices.


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'Tis the Season to Shop Local

The City of Oceanside Economic Development Division joined forces with Mainstreet Oceanside and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce to develop collaborative programs in an effort to support Oceanside businesses during the pandemic.


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Grant Awarded for Loma Alta Wetlands Enhancement Project

The City of Oceanside was notified of a preliminary grant award of $175,000 from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation’s Coastal Resiliency Fund. The award will fund the final design of the City’s Loma Alta Slough Wetlands Enhancement Project.


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County COVID Restrictions Tighten

San Diego County’s COVID-19 case rates have increased, and now the County falls in the Purple Tier (widespread transmission). Beginning Saturday, November 14, more stringent business restrictions will be in place throughout the County. The restrictions will be in place for at least three weeks.


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City Recognized as 'Utility of the Future Today'

The City of Oceanside’s Water Utilities Department received a Certificate of Recognition from the Water Environment Federation as part of the Utility of the Future Today (UotFT) Program. This national recognition program celebrates the achievements of water utilities that transform from a traditional wastewater treatment system to a resource recovery center and leader in the overall sustainability and resilience of the communities they serve.


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The Oceanside Tide - Nov. 2020

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Oceanside Police Chief Survey Results

After 36 years in law enforcement, Oceanside Police Chief McCoy announced that he plans to retire.




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Programming for Seniors with MiraCosta LIFE

The Oceanside Public Library is excited to partner with MiraCosta LIFE (Learning is For Everyone) to promote a free series of online lectures for Older Adults in North County San Diego, on Fridays at 1:00 p.m.


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Regional Stay at Home Order Extended

A Regional Stay at Home Order was announced by state officials due to the ICU bed capacity in the Southern California region dropping below 15%.


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The Rising Co. New Oceanside Co-Op

What makes The Rising Co. unique is that everybody involved (and even the majority of our customers) are looking for more than just a place to shop and sell. It attracts seemingly like-minded people who wantto have a connection.


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Message from the Mayor

San Diego County’s COVID numbers are on the rise, as are the country’s. As a result, the County has dropped into the most restrictive Purple Tier. San Diego County will remain Purple at least an extra three weeks.


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Election 2020

For information on Oceanside polling places, ballot drop off spots, and election results, please visit the City Clerk's webpage.


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Native American Heritage Online Programs

In honor of Native American Heritage and the original peoples of this land, the public is invited to two online programs this November.


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Oceanside Donation Weeks Nov. 2-13

Just in time for Veteran’s Day and America Recycles Day, the City of Oceanside and Waste Management invite residents to donate reusable items curbside, preventing perfectly good materials from going to the landfill, all while benefiting the Oceanside Disabled American Veteran's Thrift Store.


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Oceanside Earns Second Place in National Mayor's Challenge

From August 1 to 30, Oceanside residents pledged to save water and protect the environment as part of the Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation.


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Commercial & Industrial Property Owner Forums

The City of Oceanside will host virtual forums with owners of commercial & industrial property within the study area of the Smart & Sustainable Corridors Plan (SSCSP), a Caltrans-supported long-range planning document that seeks to facilitate housing and employment growth within the City’s major commercial corridors.


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Small Business Grants Awarded

Over 90 Oceanside small businesses were awarded COVID-related small business grants over the past several months through a City of Oceanside Economic Development Small Business Grant Program, administered by partners MainStreet Oceanside and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.


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Quiet Zone Update

The City of Oceanside has been working through the lengthy process of constructing railroad crossing improvements to meet Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requirements to establish a Quiet Zone along the North County Transit District coastal corridor (San Diego Subdivision) through Oceanside.


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Coastal Rail Trail Webinar

Join us for a community webinar to hear about the Coastal Rail Trail project -- the segment between Oceanside Blvd. and Morse St.


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Oceanside Community Resources

There are many resources available in our community during these extraordinary times.


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The Oceanside Tide - City News

Learn about City projects, programs, and events in The Oceanside Tide.


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Get the City App - Report Issues You See

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Download the free "My Oceanside" City app to instantly report issues you see around town. Your effort to report graffiti, potholes, abandoned carts, and code violations helps keep Oceanside clean, safe, and efficient.


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Waste Less, Enjoy More: A Free Virtual Workshop

Within San Diego County, 500,000 tons of food end up in the landfill every year, while one pound of food creates the same emissions as 20% of the energy used daily in an average household. This waste of edible food represents loss of water, energy, and labor resources used to grow and transport this needed food.


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