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Oceanside Essential Info


Oceanside is a city on the Pacific coast of northern San Diego County, California. It is part of the San Diego metropolitan area.

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  1. Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford vacationed in one of Oceanside's beaches during the 1920's and named their camp "The end of the world camp".
  2. Bing Crosby received a speeding ticket from Oceanside police officer Guy Woodward in 1936.
  3. Oceanside Boulevard was originally called Short Street, after a pioneer resident Montgomery Livingston Short.
  4. Country singer Barbara Mandrell graduated from Oceanside High School in 1967
  5. During the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Prince Phillip and Princess Anne stayed in St. Malo, Oceanside's exclusive community.

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