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.
REGION — Cities along state Route 78 have agreed to collaborate in a joint marketing campaign to attract businesses nationwide to North County.
OCEANSIDE — Councilmen Jerry Kern and Gary Felien sent an open letter to San Diego businesses on Jan. 14 urging them to consider relocating to Oceanside and emphasizing that Oceanside does not have a commercial linkage fee.
OCEANSIDE — City Manager Steve Jepsen began the search for a new police chief Dec. 16.
OCEANSIDE — City Council and staff said a formal farewell to City Manager Peter Weiss at the Nov. 6 City Council meeting.
OCEANSIDE — The fourth Walmart is set to open in Oceanside after the first of the year.
OCEANSIDE — City Council members dug in their heels and stuck with their previously stated views regarding rehiring Steven Jepsen as city manager on Oct. 16. City Council voted 3-2 to hire Jepsen, with Mayor Jim Wood and Councilwoman Esther Sanchez casting no votes.
OCEANSIDE — City Council did not take action to brownout an ambulance in order to balance the Fire Department budget at Wednesday’s meeting.