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1,000 walk, run, stroll in the March of Dimes 5K

1,000 walk, run, stroll in the March of Dimes 5K

OCEANSIDE — More than 1,000 walkers and runners took part in the March of Dimes 5K on April 12.

Arts proponents speak up during city budget review

Arts proponents speak up during city budget review

Oceanside – A half dozen speakers addressed City Council at the April 2 council meeting to request that city arts receive funding in the upcoming fiscal budget, and benefit from the city’s increased prosperity.

Poets of all ages take to Oceanside stages

Poets of all ages take to Oceanside stages

OCEANSIDE — It is National Poetry Month and two days of spoken word poetry brought dozens of locals to the stages of the Civic Center and Mission Branch Library on April 5 and April 6.

North County arts leaders meet to form regional council

North County arts leaders meet to form regional council

OCEANSIDE — Arts leaders from six North County cities met to discuss efforts to enhance and promote regional arts.

Wood and Horn face off in county supervisor debate

Wood and Horn face off in county supervisor debate

OCEANSIDE — Incumbent Fifth District Supervisor Bill Horn and his opponent, Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood, faced off in their first face-to-face debate at MiraCosta College on April 3.

Community supports Goat Hill golf course

Community supports Goat Hill golf course

OCEANSIDE — Negotiations to turn the Goat Hill golf course into a private soccer academy came quickly and ended abruptly.

O’side joins list of cities to put restrictions on e-cigarettes

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside joined the ranks of like-minded cities, and initiated restrictions on electronic smoking devices on April 2.

Filling up the empty bowls

Filling up the empty bowls

High school takes part in nationwide effort to rid hunger

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

SAN MARCOS — The sight of the flashing lights of emergency vehicles and firefighters scaling a five-story ladder to reach the Sprinter light rail on March 27 was only a practice drill. In the event a true emergency occurs, firefighters and NCTD (North County Transit District) will have this practice under their belts.

North County Works gives jobseekers head-to-toe professional look

North County Works gives jobseekers head-to-toe professional look

OCEANSIDE — Community Resource Center Thrift Stores in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas and San Marcos are wrapping up their business clothing drive April 1 for the upcoming North County Works “A Fresh New Look” event in May.