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Volunteers of America Southwest Annual Anniversary Celebration

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Volunteers of America Southwest Annual Anniversary Celebration on Thursday ,April 20, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Volunteers of America Southwest will host its Annual Anniversary Celebration to honor Mr. James (Jim) Mulvaney Jr. and Ausgar Technologies, two partners that have been instrumental to the organization’s work with disabled and homeless veterans in San Diego County. The […]

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FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR AG-STUDENTS

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Fallbrook, CA – On April 13, 2017 the San Diego County Farm Bureau is hosting a four player scramble golf tournament benefiting the Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund. With the average age of a farmer at 66, now more than ever we need to invest in and encourage our youth to pursue an education and career […]

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California Center For The Arts Holds The Encore National Dance Competition

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

ENCORE NATIONAL DANCE TEAMS …The Dance Competition was held Saturday evening at the California Center For The Arts in Escondido. Many young and talented students participated in the competition. Winning dance team in the Judges’ Choice Award: “Weird People”,   Division 1 Small Musical Group Jazz age group Winning dance team “Show People”,   Division […]

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Jewish Family Service Awarded $1.8 Million by SANDAG to Fund “On the Go”

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Senior Transportation Service Includes Volunteer Ridesharing and Group Shuttles … SAN DIEGO (Mar. 24, 2017) – Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) was awarded nearly $1.8 million from the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to provide two years of funding for JFS’s On the Go senior transportation program. On the Go is the […]

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15th Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup Volunteer Registration Opens

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Save the date for our 15th Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup! Join us on Earth Day 2017, Saturday, April 22nd, as we beautify over 100 sites in San Diego County! Last year, a record breaking 6,400 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs. of litter. Instead of turning a blind eye […]

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Tsunami Safety Awareness Important in Region

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Reprinted from the County of San Diego Daily Digest Bulletin While tsunamis are infrequent in San Diego, state and local officials say it is still important for beachgoers and people living or working near the coastline to know what to do if they hear an evacuation warning or feel a strong earthquake: Move away from […]

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25th Annual Grand Spring Festival & Street Faire

By   /  March 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 25TH ANNUAL GRAND SPRING FESTIVAL  & STREET FAIRE Sunday, April 9, 2017, – 9AM-5PM ARTISANS, CRAFTS, COMMUNITY BUSINESSES, children’s attractions and carnival rides; a showcase of local talent on the San Marcos Community Stage; varied and delicious food options and a stage with live music! All along Via […]

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Carlsbad News

By   /  March 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Construction of New Community Center and Gardens at Pine Avenue Park Getting Underway The City of Carlsbad is starting construction of a new community center and gardens at Pine Avenue Community Park, located in the historic Carlsbad Barrio, just south of the Village. They are scheduled to open in spring 2018. Read more Plan Approved […]

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BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR LIBRARY MASCOT

By   /  March 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

 SPLASH, AND TWINKLETIME CONCERT  The Oceanside Public Library is pleased to announce that Splash, our fun-loving starfish mascot, is turning 10!  Join us in celebrating this milestone. Children of all ages are invited to Splash’s Birthday Party and TwinkleTime Concert on Saturday April 8, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in the Oceanside Public Library Civic Center […]

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San Marcos Outstanding Charter High School Senior Awarded Susan Steelman Bragato Scholarships

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) awarded $2,000 college scholarships to 10 inspiring, high-achieving high school seniors from CCSA member charter public schools to help fund their first year of college. Each of the 10 recipients of the Susan Steelman Bragato Scholarship Award, students representing different regions of the state, share […]

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Carlsbad News

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Questions About License Plate Readers? The City of Carlsbad Police Department’s use of license plate readers has raised questions about what exactly they record, how the technology works and what happens to the data. Below are answers to these questions and a link to the staff report and a video of the City Council discussion. Your trust is important […]

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California Center For The Arts Presents Two New Museum Exhibitions

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

  Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art – Curated by Dana Hand Evans – Reuse Recreate Reimagine – Curated By Debby Kline Escondido, CA — Wednesday, March 2017 — With a powerful message in support of environmental awareness and its innovative influences on the art world, The Museum at California Center for the Arts, Escondido proudly presents […]

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San Diego State & Cal State San Marcos Tuition To Increase

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Students at San Diego State University and Cal State San Marcos will have to pay 5 percent more in tuition in the 2017-18 school year, under an increase approved Wednesday by the California State University Board of Trustees. The vote was 11-8 to address a shortfall in funding from the state in the face of […]

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Tri-City Healthcare District Completes $85.8 million HUD Insured Mortgage Financing

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

          OCEANSIDE, Calif. (March 21, 2017) — Tri-City Healthcare District has completed a 25-year, $85.8 million mortgage financing insured by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). “This is an important milestone for Tri-City and the North County community,” said Steve Dietlin, CEO of Tri-City Medical Center. “Access […]

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New Officers For GFWC Contemporary Women Installed

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) recently held the installation of officers for 2017-18.  The installation was conducted by Kathy Michaels.  Claudia Giardina, 1st Vice President, Marianne Furtado, President, Marianne; Valencia Co-Secretary, Judy Jackson, Co-Secretary, Jeanne Hawkins, Treasurer (pictured front row, left to right)- Debby Weiner 2nd Vice President/Federation, Jean Smithers, 3rd Vice President/Ways & Means, […]

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Reward Offered In Year Old Oceanside Murder

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

A reward of up to $1,000 was being offered Wednesday for information that leads to the arrest of whoever shot a 35-year-old man to death in front of an Oceanside condo complex one year ago. Witnesses told investigators they heard an argument and gunshots moments before Brandon Keiser of Oceanside was found mortally wounded on […]

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Fallbrook Vehicle Pursuit

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

At 6:01 p.m., Fallbrook deputies were working a probation compliance check when they spotted a wanted felon and probationer driving a vehicle. Deputies attempted a traffic stop on 33-year-old, Jose Jimenez, but he failed to yield and a traffic pursuit followed. Jimenez appeared to be the sole occupant of the vehicle but it was later […]

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Join The Fun At The Intergenerational Games

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

At the Intergenerational Games, active older adults (age 50+) are teamed up with elementary school-age students for a half-day of educational and physical activities. The mission of the Games is to increase mutual understanding and respect between generations and to promote healthy, active, life-long behaviors. Active older adults serve as role models for youth and […]

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COLLEGE PREP PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS At OCEANSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

The Oceanside Public Library is hosting a series of programs this spring to assist high school students as they prepare for college.  Join us for an informational session “What you need to know about college: a guide for parents and students” on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Mission Branch Library (3861-B […]

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Cal Chamber Seeking Nominations For Small Business Advocate of the Year Award

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

The California Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. The award recognizes small business owners who have done an exceptional job with their local, state and national advocacy efforts on behalf of small businesses. “The award winners are living proof that one person can make a […]

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