OCEANSIDE — Following some heartfelt community requests, City Council unanimously voted to spend $153,000 in one-time funds and $120,500 per year in annual funds to fill in gaps in youth and family services at its May 15 meeting.
OCEANSIDE — Volunteer Bill Ims is determined to help raise $100,000 to refurbish the historical Star Theatre’s landmark marquee in time for the city’s 125th birthday celebration in July.
OCEANSIDE — Alternative energy sources are adding up to big savings for the city.
OCEANSIDE — City Council took the first step to ban bar and restaurant patio smoking by directing the city attorney to draft a no smoking ordinance on May 1, which will be brought back to council for a final vote.
OCEANSIDE — Tim Lambesis, lead singer and co-founder for the heavy metal band, “As I Lay Dying”, was arrested without incident on May 7 in a retail business on Vista Way in Oceanside. Lambesis is charged with solicitation of another to commit murder.
Regardless of Robert Downey, Jr., “Iron Man 3” is a heap of unusable scrap metal — all because of too many underdeveloped plotlines, pacing fluctuations and misused actors/characters.
OCEANSIDE — Residents in the Rancho Del Oro neighborhood may soon be in the dark. Currently 160 of the neighborhood’s 640 deteriorative metal streetlights have fallen over or have been taken down because of corrosion.
OCEANSIDE — The Oceanside Police Department was awarded $272,000 in Citizens’ Option for Public Safety, or COPS, grant funds that City Council approved receiving April 17.
OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Theatre Company is bringing womens issues to center stage with “Parallel Lives,” a comedy by Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy. With its abundance of humor and quirky characters, the show is a far cry from the likes of “The Vagina Monologues” and “Menopause, the Musical”.