Every month, the ‘Innovate78 Newsletter‘ features a curation of top headlines, events and opportunities from North County, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from North County’s most trusted news sources, Innovate 78 News provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past month.
$1.8B aerospace industry taking off in North County
From Mars missions to new aviation technology, North County’s aerospace industry has built strong connections between companies, and military and scientific initiatives. We’ve highlighted some local aerospace stars, from industry giants to growing startups leading the way in innovation and technology.
SAN MARCOS’ NORTH CITY TAKING SHAPE
A downtown hub in San Marcos is brewing! When complete, North City will include 3,000 residential units, housing for up to 3,000 CSUSM students, a potential hotel with 400 or more guest rooms and up to 1.7 million square feet of commercial and retail space.
PROGRAM LAUNCHED FOR BLACK, FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS
San Diego Foundation, LISC San Diego and Urban League of San Diego County have teamed up to offer grants of up to $40,000 to be used towards your new home. Apply now to take advantage of this opportunity to build generational wealth through homeownership.
A MENU OF COVID-19 RESOURCES
While businesses begin to return to pre-pandemic operations, we’ve created this actively updated resource page to summarize changing state and regulatory mandates, including recent announcements about reopening guidelines and relief funds for businesses.
In other news:
- CARLSBAD Bruin Capital acquires golf simulator company Full Swing for $160M.
- ESCONDIDO 380-home development project Canopy Grove takes shape.
- OCEANSIDE Pure Water Oceanside awarded $1.7M in federal funding for construction.
- SAN MARCOS City announces $3M COVID-19 Nonprofit Community Grant Program.
- VISTA Dr. Bronner’s launches new organic, vegan and fair trade chocolate line.
Stone Brewing’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
Stone Brewing is commemorating 25 years in North County with a series of intimate but epic beer pairing dinners and ticketed events at its bistros and tap rooms across the region.
Oceanside Job Fair
The City of Oceanside, Oceanside Chamber and Visit Oceanside are hosting an in-person job fair to address the needs of local employers and assist job seekers in securing meaningful employment. All Oceanside employers with job openings are welcome to attend at no cost.
Product Manager, Antibodies and Proteins — Active Motif, Carlsbad
Wildlife Care Specialist — San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido
Procurement Specialist — Suja Juice, Oceanside
Manufacturing Chemist — Bio-Techne, San Marcos
Deburr Technician — LMI Aerospace, Vista
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