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CEO/Educator
18,242 votes (17.26%)
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  • Fighting for Jobs: I believe that the engine of economic growth is powered by the people. This is why I will work to make Oceanside a business friendly city that incentivizes innovation and creates the conditions for economic prosperity.
  • Fighting for the Environment: One of Oceanside’s greatest assets is it’s natural beauty, diverse ecology and outdoor recreational space.I’ll fight to ensure that these features are presserved so that they will continue to bring visitors and economic
  • Fighting for Public Safety Public safety is of utmost importance and must be maintained as one of the highest priorities of the City Council. This is why I will partner with those who serve us within the police and fire departments.
Profession:CEO / Educator
Chair, California State Board of Education Committee for English Learners — Appointed position (20042006)
Superintendant, Basset School District (19922002)
Educator, Los Angeles School District, Basset School District, Visalia School District (19892002)
Claremont Graduate School Doctorate, Public Policy (1990)
San Diego State University Master's Degree, Multicultural Education (1986)
San Diego State University Master's Degree, Public Administration (1985)
Chapman University Bachelor's Degree, Economics (1984)
Chief Executive Officer, New Directions for Academic Advancement (2001current)

Hello neighbor!  My name is Dr. Linda Gonzales.  I am running for the Oceanside City Council.  I believe that it is time for a change on the Council.  My skill set and experience will be a good addition to the City Council.  It is time to form a collaborative team ready to work together. Government is not working anywhere.  I promise to work with ALL council members to do your business.

 

A change is needed on the Council to bring together  A Team for Oceanside.  There is no ‘I’ in the word team.  Collaboration is critical for a strong future for Oceanside.  Important decisions do not need to be delayed by private agendas and partisan bickering.

 

Forty-five years of work in education culminating in service as district superintendent for ten years have taught me the value of collaboration.  After retiring from government service, I have managed and grown a successful nonprofit that has provided service to schools in the USA, Peru, Bolivia, Uganda and other parts of the world.  The mission of the nonprofit is to bring literacy to impoverished children.

 

My grandchildren and yours need a strong economic base for a prosperous future.  This will require a vision for economic development, support of first responders, and smart planning.  Good business opportunities will not come to a divided Oceanside.  We need to work together, in our nonpartisan roles to bring every opportunity and good success to our community.  

 

WE are blessed with excellent police officers, fantastic fire fighters and a superb city staff.  Let’s give them a functional council.  Imagine what could be achieved if the council were of the same quality. 

 

Join my family and I in our campaign to reform our city.  I ask for your vote and support to be elected to City Council.  I promise to work with you and FIGHT FOR OCEANSIDE.

  • Mayor Jim Wood, City of Oceanside
  • Oceanside City Employees Association, Teamsters Local 911
  • Oceanside Police Officers Association
1.
Plan of Action

What is the most significant challenge facing the City of Oceanside, and if you are elected, what steps will you take to address it?

Answer from Linda Gonzales:

The most significant challenge facing the City of Oceanside is the divison on the City Council. However, I believe strongly in people of Oceanside. I am ready to lead our great city into a bright future that is focused on creating jobs, protecting our environment, supporting our seniors and keeping our streets safe. If we can put politics aside and work together, I am confident that the people of Oceanside will have a promising, productive and prosperous future.

 

We are ready for a change in the city of Oceanside. For too long, our City Council has been paralyzed by politics, bickering, and dysfunction. We have witnessed Washington DC grind to a halt as the result of a culture of toxic politics.  Oceanside cannot afford to watch as our local government does the same. This election, more than anything, is about choices: the choice to stick with the status quo or the choice to reject the culture of gridlock and dysfunction on our CIty Council. I'm ready to fight for change and get our local government back to work for the people of Oceanside. I am asking you to join me to make our city work. 

We face some serious challenges here in Oceanside: lack of local jobs and housing, unemployment, environmental threats, homelessness, diminishing services, crime, and drug addiction.  We need a City Council that is up to the task of addressing OUR needs and challenges. We need to stand united against the adversity that our great city faces so that we can move forward, rather than getting bogged down in personal agendas, partisan politics, and back biting. 

 

The Oceanside City Council needs to to stand united with community partners.  My experience as a former Police Officer, School Superintendent, and Chief Executive Officer of a Non-Profit has prepared me to be effective in the fight for change. I can make quality decisions while maintaining positive, civil relationships with others.  We need to move Oceanside forward. We need to rebuild the trust of the people in the integrity of our council as a body that can put politics aside and do what is best for the people. We need someone who can build bridges, rather than burn them. Someone who can bring the council together rather than tearing it apart through polarized alliances. We need a new voice, a new way of doing things, and a change to politics as usual.

 

As your city councilperson, I will make one pledge to you, and that is to keep your best interests in my heart during every decision that I make on the council. We cannot afford to have politics come first at the expense of the people. We can’t afford to see our political process continue to break down. This election is about moving Oceanside forward and I would be honored to have your vote on November 8th. Please join me and together we can give Oceanside the bright future that it deserves.

 

My goals call for: smart planning while sustaining rent control and housing for Seniors; prioritized resources to improve public safety; conservation of open spaces, our harbor, and the beaches; and support and help to start-ups, businesses and economic partners. Our citizens and constituents need to trust that elected officials will put politics aside and keep the needs of our community first.  I am running to serve Oceanside, not divide. 

 

The Oceanside City Council needs to to stand united with community partners.  My experience as a former Police Officer, School Superintendent, and Chief Executive Officer of a Non-Profit has prepared me to be effective in the fight for change. I can make quality decisions while maintaining positive, civil relationships with others.  We need to move Oceanside forward. We need to rebuild the trust of the people in the integrity of our council as a body that can put politics aside and do what is best for the people. We need someone who can build bridges, rather than burn them. Someone who can bring the council together rather than tearing it apart through polarized alliances. We need a new voice, a new way of doing things, and a change to politics as usual.

 

As your city councilperson, I will make one pledge to you, and that is to keep your best interests in my heart during every decision that I make on the council. We cannot afford to have politics come first at the expense of the people. We can’t afford to see our political process continue to break down. This election is about moving Oceanside forward and I would be honored to have your vote on November 8th. Please join me and together we can give Oceanside the bright future that it deserves.

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CITY OF OCEANSIDE
Member of the City Council

LINDA GONZALES
AGE: 68
CEO/Educator

My experience of 45 years as a teacher, school superintendent, and chief executive officer of a non-profit prepares me to be effective in the fight for change. We must rebuild trust in the integrity of our council to put politics aside. I'm ready to fight for change and get our local government back to work for the people of Oceanside.

We face some serious challenges here in Oceanside: lack of quality jobs and housing, environmental threats, homelessness, diminishing services, crime, and drugs. We need a City Council up to the task of addressing our needs.

My goals call for: smart planning with sustained rent control and housing for seniors and veterans; prioritized resources to support public safety; conservation of open spaces, harbor and beaches; outreach to businesses.

My grandchildren and yours need a strong economic base for a prosperous future. This requires a vision for planned economic development and support of city services. You can trust me to put the needs of all citizens and the city ahead of politics.

Good business opportunities will not come to a divided unpredictable Oceanside. Join my family and me in our campaign to reform our city by electing me to City Council.

Councilman, City of Oceanside
22,903 votes (21.67%)Winning
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  • Enhance and Preserve the Quality of Life for Oceanside Residents
  • Improve Oceanside City Finances by Increasing Business and Job Opportunities
  • Fund Upgrades to our Roads and Parks
Profession:Oceanside City Councilman / Retired Businessman
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CITY OF OCEANSIDE
Member of the City Council

JACK FELLER
Councilman, City of Oceanside

With a heartfelt commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all residents in Oceanside I am running for re-election.

Oceanside is on its way to a strong recovery from the devastating nationwide recession. Through the past 4 years, I have supported new businesses, aiding in increasing Oceanside’s job base and revenue. Increasing our revenue stream enables us to keep safety services strong, continue improving our streets, parks and build the El Corazon Aquatics Complex. Business and job creation keeps residents in Oceanside where they can live, work, worship and play providing a stable family environment.

I consistently support youth and sports leagues in Oceanside because the children are our future. I regularly visit many of the local Churches to understand their valuable participation in supporting our community. Having volunteered for nearly thirty years as a member of many organizations, I still regularly attend local community group meetings to educate myself on their concerns.

Living in Oceanside since 1987 with my wife of 44 years, Bunny, we are proud parents of three daughters, all of whom continue to reside in Oceanside. We have 22 grandchildren and 2 greatgrandchildren.

I’m asking for your vote on November 8.

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Retired Corpsman/Businessman
13,850 votes (13.1%)
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  • Make it easier to live and conduct a business in Oceanside
  • Address real issues with solutions that make sense for the Residents of Oceanside
  • Work to promote Oceanside as a tourist destination to our Beaches and weekend Events throughout Southern California
Profession:Former Navy Corpsman, Business Owner, Dj behind the "#HugThePolice" movement in San Diego
Business Owner / Operator - Disc Jockey, Advanced Entertainment (owner) (1995current)
Hospital Corpsman, United States Navy - Balboa Hospital (1990-1992) and Camp Pendleton (1992-2000) (19902000)
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CITY OF OCEANSIDE
Member of the City Council

STEVE HASTY
AGE: 45
Retired Corpsman/Businessman

Steve Hasty served in the United States Navy for ten years as a Hospital Corpsman, eight years dedicated to the Marines of Camp Pendleton. Steve and his wife of twenty-four years bought their first home in Oceanside in 1994, and have raised two daughters while living over thirteen years within the City of Oceanside. Steve owns an Event & Entertainment Production company that has been successfully serving customers in North San Diego County since 1995.

Past Oceanside elections have alienated the City’s residents and local businesses from working with city government to promote widespread quality of life and pride. Instead, the City has been adopting costly policies, procedures and practices that submit to the restrictive demands of state and federal regulators and labor unions that are not in the best interest of those who actually live in Oceanside.

Steve Hasty will transform Oceanside into a city that actively engages its residents in building up the City’s quality of life and in celebrating its unique beach culture, with new investments in parks, recreation, road and utility infrastructure that will benefit all of its residents. Steve will purge the City of costly regulations that inhibit investments by citizens and local businesses.

Email steve@stevehasty.com
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Daniel Dumouchel

Health Advisor
3,062 votes (2.9%)
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  • Small Business Growth and High Paying Careers
  • Restoration and Beautification of the Coast
  • Education
Profession:Wellness Advisor
MiraCosta College Associates in Arts, Spanish and Poltiicial Science (2014)
Email DanielRDumouchel@gmail.com
Community Volunteer
10,847 votes (10.26%)
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  • Putting neighborhoods and people first in Oceanside.
  • Supporting Public Safety. No outsourcing.
  • Bringing businesses of all sizes into Oceanside. Green businesses and jobs are important for Oceanside.
Profession:Community Volunteer / Advocate. Retired from aviation career.

 

 

WHO AM I: 

 

Bi-lingual native Californian. 

 

UCLA Graduate. 

 

Retired from lifelong aviation career. 

 

18 year Oceanside resident at RSLR.  Parents moved to Oceanside in 1976.

 

Homeowner at Rancho San Luis Rey.

 

WHAT HAVE I BEEN DOING:

 

Community Volunteer & Advocate. 

 

I have committed the last SIX years of my life to public service, fighting for my neighborhood as well as others. 

 

I have a lengthy record of active civic involvement in Oceanside, frequently speaking at council meetings on wide-ranging issues such as: 

 

SUPPORTING:  RENT CONTROL & 16B, neighborhoods, City Library, tourism, agri-tourism, clean water, parks & recreation, Morro Hills farmlands, historic preservation, Heritage Park, El Corazon, PUBLIC SAFETY, MLK scholarships, health & fitness, smart growth, historic preservation, city workshops (budgets, studies like Coast Highway Vision Plan, etc.), harbor, youth sports (helps keep kids out of gangs), literacy, bicycle friendly infrastructure, bringing more businesses and jobs to Oceanside, . . .

 

OPPOSING:  Vacancy Decontrol (the 2011-2012 attack on our rent control), outsourcing Police/Paramedics/ Library, privatizing ambulance service/harbor/ Goat Hill Golf, digital billboards, puppy mill stores, uncontrolled development, Gregory Canyon Landfill, Melrose extension, RDO interchange, converting commercial land into residential development, the long-term storage of nuclear waste at San Onofre. . .

 

 

 

OTHER  VOLUNTEER WORK I DO: 

 

I volunteer for the blind at their annual national conventions, and assist blind athletes and blind professionals.

I have been helping the blind for over 50 years, ever since high school. 

 

WHY AM I RUNNING FOR CITY COUNCIL?

 

I love Oceanside and all of its diverse culture.  I believe in Oceanside and know that we have many challenges ahead.  I am ready and prepared to face those challenges and move forward as your next City Councilmember.

 

 

 

As your councilmember, I will bring my lifelong business and interpersonal skills to City Hall.  I will continue to promote public safety, walkable neighborhoods, and a vibrant economic base for Oceanside. 

 

I promise to always put neighborhoods first.      I will do this while balancing the need to increase city revenues that are necessary to provide excellent public services to our residents and businesses. 

 

AFFILIATIONS:

 

Current board member & volunteer with Friends of Oceanside Parks & Recreation. 

 

Current board member, Associate Manager, volunteer with GSMOL which supports homeownership statewide for seniors, veterans, disabled and low income families (over 1,000,000 people who live in manufactured homes in California).

 

Current member with OMHA = Oceanside Manufactured Homeowners Alliance.

 

Current member, organizer, volunteer with ACTION = Alliance of Citizens To Improve Oceanside Neighborhoods.

 

 

Dear Voter  

 

Elect VICTOR ROY   !

 

for Oceanside City Council

 

Victor is involved to make Oceanside the best ! 

 

Victor is a proven Oceanside leader . . .

 

Victor loves Oceanside and wants to invest more time and energy into making Oceanside the best ! 

 

I support the great cultural diversity of our beach city.

 

Victor has dedicated the last SIX years to active civic involvement attending and speaking at numerous council meetings, city workshops; meeting with department directors and their staffs; etc. 

 

I am running for City Council because I want every Oceansider to receive the support and respect of our city government. 

 

I promise to put people and neighborhoods first.

 

I promise to work for you, and ensure the public’s safety and quality of life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The choice is clear: 

 

Victor Roy will represent your interests, and not “special” interests! 

 

I’ve proven my leadership by fighting for neighborhood issues during the last SIX YEARS.

 

I’ve proven my leadership by joining many boards and serving Oceanside as well as residents. 

 

I will listen to you, and not “special interests.”

 

I will listen to you and I will represent your interests, and not “special interests.”

 

 

 

I will keep Oceanside jobs in Oceanside and not outsource them. 

 

I will not privatize Police, Paramedics, Library, or Harbor.

 

I will work to attract new businesses of all sizes.

 

I support smart responsible growth instead of uncontrolled development. 

 

I will stop wasteful spending of your tax dollars by the City Council. 

 

I will work across the city to stop gang violence and keep our families safe.

 

I promise to keep good quality emergency services without increased taxes.

 

I support our Paramedics and will not privatize your ambulance service for profit.

 

I support our Police & Library and will not outsource them. 

 

I will be fiscally responsible. 

 

I will listen to your needs and concerns and I will work to find solutions to all problems. 

 

 

 

I will work to restore, keep and improve parks, pools, & public programs without increased taxes.

 

I will work to protect Oceanside’s clean water supply as well as to keep your water rates as low as possible. 

 

I will work to protect Oceanside’s seniors, veterans, disabled and low-income folks, their homes and their future. 

 

I will work for Oceanside to achieve Zero Waste. 

 

I will work to increase affordable housing. 

 

I will work to maintain and improve our harbor and not privatize it. 

 

Victor Roy is an Oceanside resident & homeowner since 1998; and his parents bought a home & moved here in 1976. 

 

Victor has a lengthy record of active civic involvement in Oceanside, frequently attending & speaking at city council meetings on wide-ranging issues, meeting with city staff & department directors, supporting civic events, and participating in a variety of charitable causes.

 

Victor is a senior athlete & has been volunteering for the blind since high school.  

 

I will promote a vibrant economic base for Oceanside. 

 

I will promote tourism and agri-tourism for Oceanside.

 

I will support all city services and the employees who provide them.

 

I promise to support Public Safety. 

 

I promise to support more public transportation infrastructure.

 

I promise to protect our precious water supplies from projects like Gregory Canyon Landfill.  CLEAN WATER is always a priority!

 

I promise to protect our priceless environment while bringing businesses and jobs to Oceanside.  NO developer giveaways! 

 

I promise to support a legally defensible climate action plan which includes addressing sea level rise, zero waste, and alternative clean energy. 

 

 

 

VOTE TO ELECT  VICTOR ROY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vote on November 8th;  or earlier if you vote by mail. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paid for by Victor Roy for City Council.  FPPC#1384518

 

P.O. Box 53, Oceanside, CA 92068 ;  760 / 503-4ROY (4769)

 

Campaign Office:  3784 Mission Avenue, Suite 152, Oceanside, CA 92058

 

Office hours:  10:00 AM to 3:00 PM,  Monday thru Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CITY OF OCEANSIDE
Member of the City Council

VICTOR ROY
Community Volunteer

Victor Roy asks for your vote for City Council.

As your councilmember, I will bring my lifelong business and interpersonal skills to City Hall. I will continue to promote public safety, walkable neighborhoods, and a vibrant economic base for Oceanside.

I promise to always put our neighborhoods first. I will do this while balancing the need to increase city revenues that are necessary to provide excellent public services to our residents and businesses.

I have a lengthy record of active civic involvement in Oceanside, frequently speaking at council meetings on wide-ranging issues:

Supporting neighborhoods, library, tourism, historic preservation, water, new aquatics center, plastic bag ban, farmlands;

Opposing Vacancy Decontrol, privatizing Goat Hill Golf, Melrose extension, RDO interchange, electronic billboards, puppy mills, Gregory Canyon, and outsourcing police/paramedics/library.

Current board member volunteer with Friends of Oceanside Parks & Recreation;

chapter board member Associate Manager volunteer with GSMOL which supports homeownership for seniors, veterans, disabled and low-income families statewide (over 1,000,000 people);

I support Friends of Oceanside Public Library, and ACTION, MABPA, NAACP.

Please vote for Victor Roy for Oceanside City Council.

Let’s make Oceanside better and stronger moving into our future.

More info: www.victorroy4council.com Thank you everyone for your vote!

Email victoryawaitsyou2@hotmail.com
Councilmember, City of Oceanside/Attorney
25,851 votes (24.46%)Winning
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  • Represent all our diverse communities in Oceanside, especially with respect to jobs, housing, education, economic and environmental sustainability, economic development and quality of life
  • Ensure safe neighborhoods and preserve our residential communities, protect our senior neighborhoods, and address youth issues
  • Obtain zero waste, produce alternative sources of water to address current and future needs of our citizens, and address climate change issues
Profession:Council Member, City of Oceanside/Attorney
Attorney, Law Office of Esther Sanchez (2009current)
Council Member, City of Oceanside — Elected position (2000current)
Commissioner, California Coastal Commission — Appointed position (20092013)
Deputy Public Defender, San Diego County (19892008)
Deputy County Counsel, San Diego County (19871988)
Associate, Law Office of Richard Castillo, San Diego, CA (19861987)
Legal Intern, La Raza Centro Legal, San Francisco, CA (19851985)
University of California, Hastings College of Law Juris Doctorate, Law (1986)
Brown University Bachelor of Arts, Urban Studies and Latin American Studies (1978)
Attorney Member in Good Standing, California State Bar (1986current)
Member, Citizens for the Preservation of Parks and Beaches, Oceanside (2000current)
Chair , Oceanside Annual Noche Mexicana Cultural Festival (2004current)
Board Member, Board of Directors, Oceanside (Eastside) community-based organization: UCAN (19992002)
Board Member, Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club of Oceanside (19992000)

My name is Esther Sanchez. I was born and raised in Oceanside, first generation Latina on my mother's side, now part of a 5 generation Oceanside family. 

My parents worked in the fields, then in a rubber factory and Camp Pendleton.  With my parent’s strong work ethic and beliefs in family, faith, and education, I graduated from Oceanside High and then went on to receive my BA in Urban Studies from Brown University and JD from UC Hastings College of Law.  A lifetime commitment to the community, I served as a deputy public defender for 20 years and chair of the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association in 1998. 

Encouraged by the election of Cruz Bustamante as the first Latino Lieutenant Governor, I decided to run for City Council in my hometown of Oceanside in 2000.  In a field of 15 candidates, I won the most votes and have easily won re-election three times, currently running for my fifth term. I have worked hard to represent all communities and residents of Oceanside and of the region. I have served on the city council as the only woman and only person of color for the majority of my 16 years.

I  was appointed Commissioner on the California Coastal Commission by Speaker of the Assembly Karen Bass, earning the highest ratings by statewide environmental organizations in ensuring the protection, preservation and public access of our California coastline and resources. 

I have a law practice in Oceanside.  I am a strong believer in representative government, with a passion for the Constitution of the United States and of the State of California.

  • Oceanside Police Officers Association
  • Oceanside Firefighters Association
  • Scenic Oceanside
  • Friends of Loma Alta Creek
  • Cavalier Mobile Estates Home Owners Association
  • Citizens for the Preservation of Parks & Beaches PAC
  • Mexican American Business & Professional Association
  • Labor Council of San Diego & Imperial Counties
  • Golden State Manufactured-Home Owners League (GSMOL)
  • Rancho Calevero Mobile Home Park Home Owners Association
  • Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), San Diego & Imperial Counties
  • Oceanside Manufactured Homeowners Alliance, Inc.
  • San Diego Democrats for Equality
  • San Diego County Democratic Party
  • San Diego County League of Conservation Voters
  • San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action
  • SEIU UHW
  • Sierra Club
  • Sierra Club
  • Oceanside City Employees Association
  • San Diego County Democratic Party
  • Monica Hernandez, President, Eastside Neighborhood Association
  • Toni Atkins, Speaker Emeritus, California State Assembly
  • Dennis Huckabay, Vice President, Buena Vista Audubon Society
  • Diane Nygaard, President, Preserve Calavera
  • Dr. William Fischer, Trustee, Mira Costa Community College
  • Hershell & Pam Slater-Price, Supervisor Emeritus, San Diego County Board of Supervisors
  • Andy Mauro, President, Buena Vista Audubon Society
1.
Plan of Action

What is the most significant challenge facing the City of Oceanside, and if you are elected, what steps will you take to address it?

Answer from Esther Sanchez:

The most significant challenge facing Oceanside is economic and environmental sustainability. There is consistent and unrelenting pressure by developers to change all zoning, including commerically zoned property, to high density residential, without addressing significant environmental impacts to the surrounding neighborhoods, such as unacceptable traffic congestion and air quality degredation, impacts to the general fund via increased demands for services, and lost opportunities for attracting new businesses and the creation of more jobs. We must hold the line on these pressures and pursue updates to the general plan, addressing economic development and climate change first. These two general plan elements will dictate our direction in prioritizing job creation for our city's economic sustainability and the preservation of our coastal and agricultural resources that are so important to our city's tourism economy.

Closely aligned with economic and environmental sustainability is preserving and expanding our local water supply. While "drought conditions" have been lifted, this is relatively a temporary situation. We must continue to expand our local water supply by pursuing best management practices in producing water from our San Luis Rey River basin aquifer and ground water, demonstration desalination project, and water recycling. The City of Oceanside is especially blessed with these alternative water supplies. We must continue to ensure that our water infrastructure remains a public resource, sustainable throughout our future.

Another huge challenge is the future of Oceanside via its youth. We must renew partnerships with our education and business communities, including Oceanside Unified School District, Mira Costa Community College, and Cal State, San Marcos to expand opportunities for our youth,especially with respect to our growing Latino community, so that they will be able to contribute to our local economy.

Finally, another very significant challenge is our growing homeless community. While Oceanside has become a proactive model via its Homeless Outreach Team, we need to take our model to all cities in the region to truly come up with solutions. Many of our homeless are families, veterans, the mentally ill and children. We must pursue Federal and State funds to address what is essentially a national/state issue.

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CITY OF OCEANSIDE
Member of the City Council

ESTHER C. SANCHEZ
AGE: 60
Councilmember, City of Oceanside/Attorney

Several years ago, while going door-to-door, you told me what was important to you - public safety, economic development and your quality of life.

Since then, I have worked diligently and passionately for you. Oceanside is the safest in 35 years, with community policing and dramatic decreases in emergency response times. I have increased tourism, businesses, hotels; created a world destination for athletic events such as Ironman, Beach Soccer; increased recreational opportunities with El Corazon Senior Center, Mance Buchanon Park, Luiseño Park, skate and dog parks; pushed improvements for Oceanside Museum of Art, California Surf Museum, Buddy Todd Park, and added 22 soccer fields at El Corazon.

I brought $24 million and zero waste to Oceanside and am bringing jobs and infrastructure improvements, as well as addressing traffic issues and homelessness.

I am working toward bringing agri-tourism, a competitive public swimming pool at El Corazon and to make Oceanside a bicycle-friendly community.

I’ve also worked toward preserving neighborhoods and protecting our precious environment, protecting the homes of our seniors and veterans against Prop E, enacting grassroots youth programs, increasing businesses, and insisting on fiscally responsible and environmentally sustainable projects for our community.

For proven leadership, vote Yes for Esther!

www.YES4Esther.com

Economic Development Commissioner
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  • Public Saftey Is Job One Our firefighters and police are among the best in the bisiness- they must be supported in order to maintain such excellence
  • Improve Roadways and Traffic Patterns- Residents and business owners are entitled to traffic management tailored to their needs.
  • Long-term Economic Sustainability- Encourage businesses, tourists and residents to utilize our beaches, harbor, airport and open spaces
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Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

CITY OF OCEANSIDE
Member of the City Council

WARD M. O'DOHERTY
AGE: 48
Economic Development Commissioner

Over several years, I have served as the Chairman of the Downtown Advisory Commission which helped revitalize downtown Oceanside with the redesign of Mission Avenue, new bathrooms on our beaches, and many new restaurant, gastropub and hotel openings.

As Chairman of the Economic Development Commission, I have helped encourage biotech and pharmaceutical companies to do business here and helped existing companies like FedEx, Coca Cola, Sparsha, Gilead Science and Magnaflo expand. These efforts created jobs and grew our tax base.

And as a member of the El Corazon Standing Commission, I supported establishment of the SoCal Sports Complex now operating 28 soccer fields on long-vacant city land.

I could not be prouder of my contribution to these collective efforts. However, we must keep forging ahead.

As a member of the City Council, I will continue working on issues that affect Oceanside, including public safety, transportation, and economic sustainability. As a 16-year resident and committed community leader, I recognize the city’s potential and I know how to achieve it.

Those of us who have more yesterdays than tomorrows know the importance of leaving our mark. This is why I humbly ask for your vote on November 8th.

Please see www.ward4council.com

News

FPPC complaint filed against Oceanside councilwoman — October 24, 2016 San Diego Union-Tribune
Candidates for city offices — October 23, 2016 San Diego Union-Tribune
Oceanside council candidates debate issues — September 14, 2016 San Diego Union Tribune

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