Fred Wilson has discovered a third calling in life, making the write stuff. 

Fred Wilson handcrafts one-of-a-kind pens, fountain or ballpoint, from wood, deer antlers and other materials.

Fred spent 30 years in the Marine Corps retiring in 1990. He the...

April 17, 2019

San Diego is known for consistent sunshine and a mild climate, but our wonderful weather also means that allergy season lasts all year long. And while San Diegans who moved here from other regions are often relieved to find the seasonal allergies the...

March 19, 2019

​​Just about everyone has a sleepless night occasionally. Most of us make it through the day with a yawn here or there, and sleep fine the next evening. But for more than 45 million Americans, insomnia and other sleep disorders are ongoing problems,...

February 13, 2019

Learn 5 simple ways to take better care of your heart

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to focus on your heart — your heart health, that is.

Yet sometimes it seems like research around the science of heart health is contradictory. Is dark chocolate h...

Downtown Oceanside’s newest family-owned pizzeria offers patrons an impressive range of dining options. 

Benito’s Pizza Cafe, 610 Mission Ave., is rapidly becoming a hot spot in the heart of Downtown Oceanside for pizza, pasta, chicken, subs, calzones...

January 9, 2019

As plant-based diets become more popular there is growing interest in vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian lifestyles. What’s the difference?

It’s electric! That’s the short answer the owners of Ride O’side, Ted and Crystal Dalsey, give to explain the fat tire electric scooters they are cruising on along The Strand.

“We have so many people asking about our scooters when we ride along,” Crys...

​The gift shop at California Surf Museum and the Museum Store at the Oceanside Museum of Art are treasure troves of California surf culture and fine art just waiting to be discovered.

Two Oceanside museums are not only fun to visit but also great pla...

December 19, 2018

Integrative medicine dietitian offers ways to keep weight off

For most people, dieting is difficult — regardless of the season. But the holidays pose special challenges for people who are trying to maintain or lose weight. Food is frequently the cente...

November 22, 2018

Oceanside’s holiday celebration of local retail exploration returns for a third year. 

There are many reasons to shop local this holiday season: to support the local businesses you love, to keep more of the dollars you spend in our community, to have...

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