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Learn inner workings of city government

OCEANSIDE — The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and the city of Oceanside have once again partnered to sponsor the Oceanside Citizens Academy from 6 to 8 p.m. starting March 18, continuing for seven months on the third Thursday of each month with a graduation date of Sept. 16.
The academy is a course for residents wishing to improve their understanding of the many opportunities and unique challenges the city faces.
The goals of the academy include:
— To bring together, from diverse segments of the community, citizens of Oceanside.
— To provide an outstanding educational experience emphasizing critical social and community issues.
— To open a dialogue among citizens and the business/government leaders.
— To develop a growing network of citizens whose contributions of knowledge, imagination and energy are directed toward enterprises that benefit the Oceanside community.
The Citizen’s Academy is designed to develop residents’ knowledge of the Oceanside community and to create networks of individuals who can help each other solve community challenges.
Oceanside residents interested in participating in this exciting and informative academy can register by contact Jessica at the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, at (760) 722-1534 or e-mail A pre-paid registration fee of $50 is required. For questions regarding the academy, contact Christine Singer at (760) 435-3501.