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International Overdose Awareness Day August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is held August 31st worldwide; events are held to acknowledge and honor the memories of loved ones we have lost to accidental overdose. ...

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It’s way too hot

In Arizona, where temperatures now routinely muscle their way to 120 degrees or more, folks can fry eggs on the sidewalk and bake cookies in cars giving new ...

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“March against Sharia” Baited Muslims to Counter-Protest by Equating Sharia to FGM

On June 10, ACT for America conducted so-called “March against Sharia” events in some 20 states and 28 cities across America.  In the announcement on their webpage they ...

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Let Freedom Ring!

It is time for barbecues, fireworks, and/or enjoying Classic Car shows. Parties often include alcohol and can turn from festive to fatal if driving is involved. Before drinking, ...

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Oceanside Station, Third Track – A Letter from the NCTD Executive Director

Dear Stakeholders and Interested People: NCTD has received feedback regarding the operations of trains at the Oceanside Transit Center (OTC) – specifically new operations and staging of trains ...

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Instead of four Oceanside voting districts, why not five?

Now that the Oceanside City Council is currently on a path to carve up the city into four (4) districts, the question has to be asked, “Why not ...

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El Camino Students Working to Prevent more Tragedies

Students Looking for Support at Tonight’s Board Meeting Dear Members of the Oceanside Community, The student body of El Camino High School lost a beloved student, Majesty Prado, ...

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Celebrate Prom and Graduation Safely

Near the end of high school, fancy dresses and stylish tuxedos come out for prom.  Seniors also prepare for college, military, and/or work.  A lesson from my life ...

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Constituents Stonewalled by their Congressional Representative in CA 49th District

This week, the people of the 49th district are hosting a public townhall meeting in Vista intended to give Representative Darrell Issa a chance to meet with his ...

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Remembering Oceanside

My dad, and OHS class of ’70 grad, sent me this poem from a snowy Kansas City. Thought it might be appreciated by your readers. -Mason Leaf Oceanside ...

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Father Frustrated by Son’s Treatment in Oceanside

My son is stationed in San Diego and has been for the last 4 years. He is the Navy and lives in Oceanside CA. Last month his car ...

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Celebrate the Holidays, Safely

Let holiday celebrations begin! Most festive events have alcohol and they seem to go together like Santa and his sleigh, resolutions on New Year’s Eve and football on ...

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In a Time of Fear and Loathing: A Letter to My Sons

By Richard F. Parker Jr                                                                            You have both asked why I am so worried and depressed about this election.  It’s because so many people and groups are using ...

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Letters to the Editor: Rick Shea for County School Board

Rick Shea is the best candidate for County Board of Education. Many people are unaware of the County Board’s role in supporting all 42 local school districts and ...

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OpEd: Measure “A” Will Repair San Diego Roads and Fix Potholes

Did you know that two-thirds of roads in the San Diego region are in need of repair? That’s according to a recent report by TRIP, a national nonprofit ...

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