Oceanside

MCC horticulture students dig in for early Arbor Day planting

MCC horticulture students dig in for early Arbor Day planting

OCEANSIDE — MiraCosta College horticulture students took advantage of resources coming together in February and planted a citrus grove in early celebration of Arbor Day.

O’side finalizes permit requirements for beach use

O’side finalizes permit requirements for beach use

OCEANSIDE — There’s no more free rides for surf camps and fitness groups using Oceanside parks and beaches. City Council gave final approval to require a special operations permit and $1 million liability insurance for commercial use of outdoor recreation areas on Feb 18.

Planning Commission weighs in on coastal parking

OCEANSIDE — The Planning Commission did not see eye to eye with the City Council direction on coastal parking.

Tri City Medical Center moves forward with phase I redevelopment

OCEANSIDE — Tri City Medical Center took a big step forward in its goal to redevelop its campus. The board of directors approved hiring an architect to design a new emergency department, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, obstetrics department, and parking structure Feb. 5.

City looks at agri-tourism for Morro Hills

OCEANSIDE — City Council voted to omit the geotechnical study of South Morro Hills from the Wastewater Master Plan, and directed staff to look into hiring a consultant to ensure economic viability for the farmland on Feb. 18.

Oceanside’s senior volunteer police seeking more applicants

Oceanside’s senior volunteer police seeking more applicants

OCEANSIDE — It definitely made for a unique day during one of the recent YANA (You Are Not Alone) patrols for partners Melodie Burch and Francesca Johnson.

Oceanside moves forward with smoking ordinance

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside joined fellow North County coastal cities, and gave its city attorney direction to draft an outdoor dining smoking ban on Feb. 18.

February marks five Opening Days for ball leagues

February marks five Opening Days for ball leagues

OCEANSIDE — Feb. 14 through Feb. 28 marks five Opening Days for Oceanside ball leagues.

Oceanside city manager resigns

Oceanside city manager resigns

OCEANSIDE — City Manager Steve Jepsen resigned from his position during closed session on Wednesday. He was not present at the City Council meeting following his resignation.

Homicide thought to be a vicious attack

Homicide thought to be a vicious attack

OCEANSIDE — The victim of a suspected vicious attack was found dead at Buddy Todd Park on Monday morning. The body of Mustafa Gordon, 24, was spotted just before 6 a.m. in the north end of the park and police responded to the scene.