Santa Fe Senior Village Groundbreaking-National CORE, San Diego Community Housing Corporation, Hope through Housing Foundation, and the City of Vista will host a groundbreaking for Santa Fe Senior Village, a development that will provide 54 fully furnished studio and one-bedroom apartment homes for seniors ages 62 and over who are unhoused or at risk of becoming unhoused. Two of these homes will be set aside for unhoused senior veterans. The groundbreaking will be held Monday, May 15, at 10 am at 414 N. Santa Fe Avenue.
Apply for Commission Openings -Applications are being accepted for these commission openings until May 22, 2023:
- Traffic Commission (District 2)
- Senior Citizens Affairs Commission (District 3)
- Parks & Recreation Commission (at large)
- Planning Commission (at large)
Vista residents need to be at least 18 years of age. GET MORE DETAILS
Student Commissioners Sought for 2023/24 School Year *The City also welcomes students to apply for various commissions:
- Youth Commission
- Public Arts Commission
- Planning Commission
- Parks & Recreation Commission
- Community Safety Commission
Qualifications include applicants must be registered students, have completed the 8th grade by July 1, 2023, and at the time of appointment, have not reached the age of 19. GET MORE DETAILS
City Council to Meet May 9 -The City Council will meet on Tuesday, May 9, at 5:30 pm in Council Chambers at the Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive. Topics of discussion include:
- Pesticides and chemicals used in City parks and streets
- Engineer’s reports for the 2023/24 fiscal year
- Palomar Airport Advisory Committee appointment
Eastbound Hwy 78 Reopens Today -Caltrans reports that all eastbound 78 lanes in Oceanside are reopening today after being closed for emergency repairs the past few weeks. The lanes are due to be reopened by 2 pm.
Recovery Action Fund for Tomorrow Provides One-Time Grant for Those Affected by COVID-19 -RAFT will provide one-time cash distributions to families and seniors in the amount of $4,000 to address the growing need for flexible funds, connect participants to resources that help maximize the receipt of these funds, and support them in planning for their future. Families and seniors who are at risk of experiencing homelessness will be prioritized. The program will serve the San Diego County 39 Health Equity Zip Codes, and support residents earning 200% or less of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). GET MORE DETAILS
Vista Sheriff’s Coffee with the Community on May 18 -The Vista Sheriff’s Station hosts a Coffee with the Community event on Thursday, May 18, 7:30 am-9:30 am at Sabor a Vida Cafe & Deli, 735 Shadowridge Drive. Meet the Sheriff’s deputies and crime prevention specialists, and enjoy free coffee. GET MORE DETAILS
Hi-Lo Warning System Coming to Sheriff’s Patrol Cars -The Sheriff’s Department is in the process of installing Hi-Lo in their patrol cars. The system has a very loud and unique sound you will only hear when you must evacuate immediately in a critical emergency. When you hear the Hi-Lo, it’s time to go!
Moonlight’s 42nd Summer Season Starts Wednesday –
The Moonlight Amphitheatre launches its new season Wednesday night with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. Performances continue through May 27. GET MORE DETAILS