It’s time to do-si-do and do that good old Oceanside square dance where you put one step in and one step out: let’s move ahead while we also slip back.
Would you believe it if I told you that we have a world famous rock star buried in Oceanside?
If you ever felt guilty about not participating in your own city government, please let me humbly suggest that this Tuesday you can make up for all those missed city council meetings by showing up at the South Oceanside Elementary auditorium.
Oceanside and greater North County has gone for years without a live comedy venue.
OK, so we know civic employees can do bad things.
The city manager runs our city. While it is the elected city council that sets the policy, it’s their handpicked leader who carries out their policies and is supposed to do what’s best for his city.
Instead of predictions, please let me offer up some wishes for the new year.
If Oceanside ever had its own Walter Cronkite, that person would surely be Al Diedrich, the local news director for Oceanside radio station KUDE (AM 1320) in the ‘60s and ‘70s.
“In my 31 years at Vista High, I remember we had one suicide,” says Doug Knox, a now retired high school counselor about the time a student hung himself.