News Archive

'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.


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


Nominees Requested for 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award

The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award.


More...


Oceanside Police Chief Survey Results

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




More...


The Oceanside Tide - Nov. 2020

Read the latest City news today!


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


Election 2020

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


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


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.


More...


Oceanside Community Resources

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


More...


The Oceanside Tide - City News

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


More...


Get the City App - Report Issues You See

News Image

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.


More...


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.


More...


"Chat with a Local" with Oceanside Public Library

Learn more about members of your Oceanside community every Wednesday on Instagram Live with your Oceanside Public Library. Visit us at noon on Instagram @OceansideLibrary, and click on the “OceansideLibrary Live” icon, on the top left of the screen, and you will be able to listen in on a conversational interview between an Oceanside Librarian and a different changemaker in Oceanside every week.


More...


Online Panel Discussion for 'One Book, One San Diego'

The Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego (JAHSSD), will present an online panel discussion about this year’s selection of They Called Us Enemy, a graphic novel by George Takei for “One Book, One San Diego,” with the purpose of bringing community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book.


More...


City Awarded $69 Million WIFIA Loan from EPA for Pure Water Project

Today, the City of Oceanside was awarded a $69 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help finance the City’s Pure Water Oceanside project.


More...


National Voter Registration Day Activities

Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of North County San Diego, invites you to participate in this year’s National Voter Registration Day activities.


More...


Oceanside Public Library to Reopen for Grab and Go Service

The Oceanside Public Library is pleased to announce it will be reopening its buildings on Monday, September 14, 2020 for limited in-person service.


More...


Oceanside Cool Zone Site - Country Club Senior Center

The National Weather Service has forecasted very warm conditions for the county on both Saturday and Sunday.


More...


The Oceanside Tide - September 2020

Get the latest City news on programs and projects!


More...


More Indoor Businesses to Re-Open August 31

Today, the Governor announced a new blueprint for reducing COVID-19 in the state with revised criteria.


More...


Virtual Public Workshop - Sand Replenishment/Retention

The City of Oceanside Public Works Department will host a virtual public information session to share preliminary options to be considered within a beach sand replenishment and retention feasibility study.


More...


Oceanside Fire Department Awarded Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award

The Oceanside Fire Department received the Lifeline EMS Gold Plus award from the American Heart Association.


More...


Yokoso: An Online Celebration of Japanese Culture

The Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab, is proud to present Yokoso: An Online Celebration of Japanese Culture.


More...


Small Business Grant Funding Available

The Oceanside City Council approved a spending plan for COVID-19-related CARES funding, which includes $100,000 for grants to Oceanside small businesses.


More...


NEW! Buy-the-Box Book Sales

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will begin holding drive-through book sales starting on August 25. The sales will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., behind the Civic Center Library at 602 Civic Center Drive.


More...


Community Resources for Oceanside Residents

Some Oceanside residents are still experiencing work furloughs, unemployment, or reduced work hours. There are many resources in our community to help.


More...


City Recognized for Pure Water and Green Oceanside Kitchen Projects

The City of Oceanside was awarded two EPIC awards (Excellence in Public Information and Communications) and a Best-in-Show award from the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO).


More...


Flags at Half Mast in Honor of Marines

It's with deep sadness that the City of Oceanside recognizes the Marines who lost their lives in last week's tragic accident.


More...


Take the Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

Oceanside Mayor Peter Weiss joins Mayors across the country in the 2020 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, taking place August 1-31.


More...


Oceanside, CA meets Oceanside, NY

Celebrate the end of the 2020 Adult Summer Reading Program by joining the Oceanside Public Library online via Zoom on Saturday, August 8 at 11:00 am (PST) for a meet and greet with our namesake; Oceanside, New York!


More...


Police Chief Announces Retirement

After 36 years in law enforcement, Oceanside Police Chief Frank McCoy announced earlier this month that he plans to retire in October, 2020. McCoy has served as Oceanside’s Police Chief since January, 2006 and is the longest serving Police Chief in the history of the department.


More...


Archives...