Oceanside

O’side takes steps to reduce water use

OCEANSIDE — City water reduction efforts, that range from low flow sinks in city buildings to providing recycled water for irrigation, were shared at the City Council meeting on May 6.

Water reductions will affect  farmers, consumers this summer

Water reductions will affect farmers, consumers this summer

OCEANSIDE — Almost half of Oceanside farmers will be allocated 15 percent less water come July.

Oceanside gets preview of SANDAG transportation plan

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside got a preview of the SANDAG regional transportation plan on Wednesday that will be discussed at a series of workshops in the weeks ahead.

City extends ban on public smoking to deter vagrants

OCEANSIDE — City Council action to extend the no smoking ordinance will do more than stop smoking.

Oceanside is gearing up for Operation Appreciation

Oceanside is gearing up for Operation Appreciation

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside is readying for the annual Operation Appreciation celebration to honor active duty military and their families.

Crafting North County: Sharing our economic future

Recently, the five cities intersecting the 78 Highway (Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos, Escondido) announced a new partnership to foster economic collaboration. Whether North County will realize its own economic destiny may hinge partly on the success or failure of their efforts.

Oceanside dusts off its greywater permit process

Oceanside dusts off its greywater permit process

OCEANSIDE — To help reach the 25 percent state mandated water cutbacks, Councilman Chuck Lowery asked city staff to dust off the greywater permit process at Wednesday’s city council meeting.

North County 25 Cities Project meets many goals

REGION — The San Diego North County 25 Cities Project to end veteran and chronic homelessness reached its first 100 days on May 4 and met most of its goals.

NCTD enforcing trespassing on tracks

NCTD enforcing trespassing on tracks

REGION — Law enforcement officers from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department recently began stepping up enforcement efforts for trespassing on North County railroad tracks.

Coastal parking workshop airs a mix of concerns

Coastal parking workshop airs a mix of concerns

OCEANSIDE — Community comments at the Coastal Zone Parking Standards Workshop touched on a range of concerns in addition to parking on April 23.