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Oceanside native Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Lopezdiaz serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sang Kim, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West)

Oceanside native serves aboard Navy warship

Navy Office of Community Outreach August 30, 2022
A native of Oceanside is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens. Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Lopezdiaz, a 2003 San Marcos High School graduate, joined the Navy 16 years ago.
California’s Office of Emergency Services is deploying a Type VI strike team of wildland-style fire engines to the state’s Military Department, pictured Aug. 16, to enhance California’s Fire and Rescue Mutual Aid fleet. (Cal OES photo)

California Emergency Services, Military Dept. create firefighting strike team

News Release August 25, 2022
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and the California Military Department on Tuesday, Aug. 16, announced the creation of the first all-hazards fire engine strike team — known as Team Blaze — operated by a state Military Department.
Seaman Isaac Montoya, a 2017 Rancho Buena Vista High School graduate, joined the Navy one year ago. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sang Kim, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West)

Vista native serves aboard floating airport USS Carl Vinson

Navy Office of Community Outreach August 25, 2022
A native of Vista serves the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson.
Navy Seaman Cameron Ewig, a Fallbrook native, serves aboard the USS Annapolis. (Navy photo)

Fallbrook native serves aboard USS Annapolis

Navy Office of Community Outreach August 25, 2022
A Fallbrook native is serving aboard USS Annapolis, one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines.
Representatives from groups including Warrior Village Project and Wounded Warrior Homes stand in front of an accessory dwelling unit at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 23, 2021. (Warrior Village Project photo)

North County groups, schools partner to help homeless veterans

Charlene Pulsonetti June 10, 2022
The Warrior Village Project aims to build affordable housing for veterans experiencing homelessness with the ultimate goal of creating multiple 12-unit villages. In these spaces, veterans can live independently and benefit from the camaraderie and the resources they need to thrive.
Ukrainian flags are shown during an anti-invasion protest near the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26. (Photo by Yohan Marion via Unsplash)

North San Diego Congress members back Ukraine but differ on path ahead

North Coast Current February 27, 2022
Congress members representing North San Diego County stood in solidarity across party lines in condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in the hours after the assault began.

Smoke from Navy ship fire reaching up the coast, authorities warn

North Coast Current July 13, 2020
Smoke from the USS Bonhomme Richard fire in San Diego is reaching up the coast today, as far north as Encinitas and Carlsbad, the National Weather Service advised this morning.
The Air Force Thunderbirds fly over Encinitas on Friday, May 15, in support of healtcare workers at Scripps Memorial Hospital. (Photo courtesy of Matt Racine)

Thunderbirds fly over Encinitas in support of healthcare workers

North Coast Current May 15, 2020
The Air Force Thunderbirds flying team performed shows of support for San Diego healthcare workers — including Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
(Createsima, FreeImages)

OCEANSIDE: Veterans resource fair July 26

July 13, 2018

OCEANSIDE — State Sen. Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel, 36th District) hosts a resource fair for veterans July 26, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Veterans Association of North County, 1617 Mission Ave. in Oceanside....

Schools closed due to fire emergency

North Coast Current May 14, 2014

Update 10:40 p.m. May 15: All colleges and school districts listed below have announced closures for Friday, May 16. Several school districts in North County have announced closures in the wake of major...

SAN MARCOS: Rock for Tots Toy Drive on Dec. 7

November 28, 2013

SAN MARCOS — Freedom to Rock and The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill cohost the Rock for Tots Toy Drive for the Marines’ Toys for Tots Program on Dec. 7 starting at 7:30 p.m. The 21-and-over event will...

Veteran Alex Espinosa took part in this month’s Soldier Ride, sponsored by the Wounded Warrior Project. (Photo by Helen Hawes)

Veterans build new ties through Soldier Ride

Helen Hawes February 18, 2013

Veterans who’d never met gathered the weekend of Feb. 9 for Soldier Ride, an event sponsored by the Wounded Warrior Project. On Feb. 7, these servicemen and women were outfitted with special bicycles....

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