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Measure X - Sales Tax

The City conducted a Revenue Measure Feasibility Study Summary Report in November 2017. The City Council voted on June 6, 2018, to place a measure on the November 6, 2018, ballot. Staff Report. The Registrar of Voters assigned the Measure letter X. Measure X would raise the sales tax in...
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Digital Equity & Inclusion Workshop March 3 at 6:00 p.m.

The City of Oceanside is developing a Digital Equity Plan, aimed at understanding and addressing the digital divide in our community. To build a deeper understanding of the digital divide in Oceanside, the City is conducting a data analysis and engaging community stakeholders to gain insights into the unique challenges, barriers, and opportunities related to digital equity.
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Gifts Galore! Books & more! December 11

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a Gifts Galore! Books and More! Sale on Saturday, December 11, 2021, in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 N. Coast Highway. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Friends Members, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for all. Gifts Galore! offerings will include gift items, gently used books, artworks, puzzles and more, at great prices.
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Community Needs Assessment Meetings

Join us! As the City of Oceanside prepares to receive direct funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), City leaders recognize the importance of engaging directly with residents to assess needs and explore how the funding can best align with local priorities. Meetings will be held throughout the City; please join us at a meeting to provide your input! A translator will be available at each meeting.
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Summer Fun at the Library

Oceanside Public Library invites children and their caregivers to more summer fun with special visits in July!. Hey Hey Entertainment will be visiting with their popular LEGO® Brick Building Party at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway, on July 12 at 3:30 PM. Have fun and create with 10,000 LEGO® and Duplo bricks!
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American Rescue Plan Funds - Take the Survey!

In March 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which established the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. Since the signing of ARPA, City leaders have been intently focused on planning Oceanside initiatives that meet the requirements of the ARPA. Residents, businesses, and community organizations are asked to provide feedback through a survey. Your input will help guide the use of the funds for immediate recovery needs and help maximize the impact in our community.
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Summer Reading Events at the Library

Oceanside Public Library invites children and their caregivers to kick off Summer Reading 2022 with special visits in June:. Mad Science of San Diego will be at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue, on June 15 at 3:30 p.m. to dazzle us with “Fire and Ice,” a fascinating science show that will entertain both students and parents alike. See amazing chemical reactions, fantastic forces, and more.
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Art for Older Adults at El Corazon Senior Center

The Oceanside Public Library is hosting a series of three free Art Making classes for Older Adults at El Corazon Senior Center in June. This series will be held at the El Corazon Senior Center at 3302 Senior Center Drive, home of a new Oceanside Public Library mini-library. The classes will be held on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on June 14, 21 and 28. In this series of workshops, taught by expert Diania Caudell and assisted by teaching artist Linda Kallas, participants will learn about the art of Luiseno basket weaving and will create a Cherokee single-wall twine traditional basket to take home.
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Early Learning and Community Information Hub

Oceanside Public Library is excited to announce the development of an Early Learning and Community Information Hub within its Civic Center Library this summer. Through the Hub, parents and caregivers will have access to more resources to support their children’s early literacy and development—on their own, and within a community of support.
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2nd Annual Amateur Photography Contest

The contest is open to San Diego County residents and the images must be taken in Oceanside. The contest theme is Capturing Your City: Urban Life – everyday encounters and random events in public spaces that best represent Oceanside to each participant. The entry fee is a $10 donation...
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Summer Reading Program Kicks Off

Oceanside Public Library invites children, teens, and adults to participate in Summer Reading 2021 by signing up online at www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org. All ages earn prizes and are invited to attend literacy-based, educational and fun online events from June 1 through August 7, 2021. This year’s theme is “Reading Colors Your World,” with a focus on exploring art, expanding horizons through new reads, and finding beauty in diversity in the Oceanside community. Summer Reading is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library.
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Organics Recycling & Sustainability Programs

The City of Oceanside has remained a leader in organics processing and management despite the restrictions and economic uncertainty over the past year. From constructing a food recovery hub at the Green Oceanside Kitchen that opened in late 2019, to launching the first Commercial Food Scraps Program in San Diego County for all Oceanside businesses, to offering at-home food waste prevention tools and backyard compost bins, the City is hard at work in keeping organics out of landfills and promoting long-term sustainability in our community. MORE.
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Book Sales Return to Farmers Market

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are back - selling books and other items at the Thursday Farmers Markets in Oceanside. You will find them in front of the Civic Center Library at 330 North Coast Highway (south side of the fountain pool), every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., weather permitting.
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Draft Housing Element for Public Review

The City of Oceanside’s Draft Housing Element (2021-2029) is now available for public review and comment. You are encouraged to provide comments on the Draft Housing Element no later than May 7, 2021. The State of California requires Oceanside to update its Housing Element every eight years and demonstrate that...
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Earth Month & Mayor's Challenge for Sustainability

Over the past decade, the Oceanside community has continued to show its appreciation for the planet during April in celebration of Earth Month. This year is no different!. The City of Oceanside and Mayor Esther Sanchez are excited to challenge you to take action for the planet this April and help the City win the 2021 National Mayor’s Challenge for Sustainability. This National competition, hosted by the Wyland Foundation, encourages Mayors across the country to promote sustainable action amongst their residents and communities. MORE.
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Oceanside's Next Police Chief Announced

Oceanside City Manager Deanna Lorson announced today that Oceanside Police Captain Fred Armijo will be the City of Oceanside’s 19th Police Chief. The City conducted extensive community outreach to inform the selection process, from interviews with community leaders to a citywide survey of residents about neighborhood safety and public safety priorities.
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