Oceanside

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.

Oceanside band behind the annual Ocean Commotion festival

Oceanside band behind the annual Ocean Commotion festival

REGION — The Oceanside-based The Barnwell Shift band has a deep respect for the ocean. Band members grew up in North County and have been surfing local surf breaks for decades.

Oceanside beaches get access and lighting upgrades

Oceanside beaches get access and lighting upgrades

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside beaches are being spruced up with new sets of stairs and energy-efficient LED lighting.

Oceanside adopts a five year public housing plan

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside City Council approved a five-year public housing plan that includes a focus on housing veterans and chronic homeless individuals on April 1.

Oceanside selects two new planning commissioners

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside City Council appointed two new planning commissioners at its meeting Wednesday.