OCEANSIDE — The Oceanside husband and wife who enslaved their young niece for sex and housework were sentenced to 23 years to life and 20 years respectively in state prisons on May 20.
OCEANSIDE — Two big coastal cleanups took place at Oceanside Harbor and Pier on May 11.San Diego Coastkeeper volunteers cleaned up Oceanside Harbor beach.
OCEANSIDE — The Libby Lake Community Resource Fair was a bright spot for a community that had two neighborhood teens fatally shot and two injured at Libby Lake Park in March.
OCEANSIDE — Fire engulfed a San Luis Rey Mobile Home Park residence at 5:28 a.m. May 7.
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.