Mission San Luis Rey: Long Live the King (2000)
The Mission San Luis Rey is known as “King of the Missions”. In this special program, we celebrate the Mission as a community in various events. We take a look at the festivities celebrating this Oceanside staple.
Visit Oceanside! One of Oceanside’s treasures is Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, King of the Missions. This promo was created for the Oceanside welcome center encouraging locals and visitors to seek out the mission on their trip.
We dive into the vaults of KOCT to take a look at an Earth Day Celebration held at Mission San Luis Rey. Oceanside is a leader in conservation and each day is a step towards zero waste.
In this special from 1991, staff and volunteers of Mission San Luis Rey discuss the service programs during that time and the history of the Mission itself.
In 2012, retrofitting began at Mission San Luis Rey. This project was almost a decade in the making and after raising funds for the construction, the King of the Missions will soon be able to withstand any future earthquakes that would otherwise do some serious damage.
Oceanside has a rich history, and in 1990 hundreds of North County residents wanted to be a part of it. “Los Caballeros” Riders take a long trek on horseback to Mission San Luis Rey, culminating in a big festival.
In 2007, Mission San Luis Rey was ready for groundbreaking on a much needed renovation. In this program, KOCT’s Promise Yee spoke with the then Executive Director of the Mission, Friar James Lockman about the expansion plans.
Mission San Luis Rey has been a foundation of Oceanside since the beginning. We travel back over 200 years ago at the Mission’s Origins and how it helped shape our great community.
Mission San Luis Rey needed help with its preservation, giving birth to the Mission San Luis Rey Historical Foundation. In 2007, KOCT’s Promise Yee spoke with members of the foundation to find out what their plans were.
In 2004, Mission San Luis Rey was in need of repairs and retrofitting to keep the building safe for visitors and staff alike. In this special, we take a unique look at why the money was needed and why its important to the Oceanside community.
Taking a trip back to 1989, KOCT was on site for the Annual Fiesta at Mission San Luis Rey! Watch as the community gathered, from watching the Los Caballeros Riders to the Fiesta Pageant!