Oceanside

Tattoo shop not allowed in downtown redevelopment zone

OCEANSIDE — Despite the support of the Downtown Advisory Committee, MainStreet Oceanside and Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, City Council denied a conditional use permit and location waiver to allow Oceanside Tattoo and Museum to open in downtown Artists Alley on April 22.

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.

Agritourism is taking root in Oceanside

Agritourism is taking root in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE — City and businesses efforts are coming together to launch agritourism efforts in Oceanside that will provide tactile farm experiences to visitors and locals.

View obstruction an issue with proposed beachfront development

OCEANSIDE — Discussion about the coastal stringline setback, which tells developers how far they can build out homes toward the ocean, caused frustration for residents, developers and planning commissioners April 20.

City braces for 20 percent state mandated water cutbacks

OCEANSIDE – Oceanside is making plans to cutback on city water use by an expected 20 percent mandate. Ordered water cutbacks are scheduled to be adopted by the State Water Resource Control Board in May in response to California’s level II drought.

Police HOT team efforts give city homeless a hand up

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside police have initiated a Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) to connect individuals with resources to help them get back on their feet and end the cycle of homelessness.

Oceanside Earth Fest hailed as biggest in North County

Oceanside Earth Fest hailed as biggest in North County

Oceanside – The seventh annual Oceanside Earth Festival filled four downtown blocks with eco-friendly home and business tips, interactive kids activities, environmental nonprofits, and vintage and repurposed retail April 19.

Donate First Day kicks off Earth Day events

Donate First Day kicks off Earth Day events

OCEANSIDE — Donate First Day collected items for reuse, prior to them being recycled or thrown away. The city of Oceanside partnered with Goodwill Industries to set up a daylong collection station at Oceanside High School on April 11.

Days of Art rolls out in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation invites art lovers to the Oceanside Days of Art (ODA) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 18 and April 19 to the corner of Coast Highway 101 and Pier View Way.

FedEx groundbreaking hailed as good for the region

FedEx groundbreaking hailed as good for the region

OCEANSIDE — The April 10 groundbreaking for the 306,054-square-foot FedEx Ground distribution facility drew state and city officials, who hailed the business as good for the region.