Oceanside

Budget forecast shows some good news in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE — A budget forecast shared at the City Council meeting on Wednesday, included the good news that the city’s general fund is projected to see a $4.2 million increase due to higher property tax, sales tax, and other increased revenues.

Highway 101 walk collects input for improvements

OCEANSIDE — A group of 60 community members and interested parties took part in a guided walk along Coast Highway in order to give their input on plans for Coast Highway improvements.

Big Read ends with radio recreation of ‘The Maltese Falcon’

Big Read ends with radio recreation of ‘The Maltese Falcon’

OCEANSIDE — The monthlong community Big Read of “The Maltese Falcon” ended with a live radio recreation of the story.

Two pedestrian fatalities prompt police warnings

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Police Department released a formal reminder to be cautious on the roadways following two pedestrian fatalities that occurred within two days.

Perondi to retire in June

Perondi to retire in June

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Unified School District (OUSD) superintendent Larry Perondi announced on Feb. 26 that he would be retiring at the end of June.

OUSD dropout rate shrinks with better reporting

OUSD dropout rate shrinks with better reporting

OCEANSIDE — In recent years, the Oceanside Unified School District (OUSD) had a reputation that no one was proud of.

U.S. citizen facing federal charges for drug trafficking

U.S. citizen facing federal charges for drug trafficking

OCEANSIDE — A 48-year-old U.S. citizen and California resident is facing federal charges after U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine found more than 500 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a compartment of the man’s boat.

Alcohol restrictions considered for Oceanside fast food restaurants

OCEANSIDE — City Council directed staff to look into limiting alcohol sales at fast food restaurants at their Feb. 19 meeting, specifically restaurants with over the counter ordering and drive-thru services.

Tri-City foundation names executive director; still searching for CEO

OCEANSIDE — After a three-month nationwide search, Glen Newhart was selected as the Tri-City Hospital Foundation executive director and began the job on Jan. 15.

‘Top Gun’ house gets a noticeable makeover

‘Top Gun’ house gets a noticeable makeover

OCEANSIDE — A new coat of yellow paint, two murals, and an information sign are causing people to stop and look at the “Top Gun” house on Pacific Street.