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City Of Vista News

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Input Sought on Street Lighting The City of Vista is undertaking a street lighting assessment as part of its ongoing commitment to enhancing public safety. The assessment encompasses an in-depth review of the City’s current inventory of approximately 4,200 streetlights scattered throughout the city. Around 200 locations in Vista have been identified for installing new […]

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Velocity News

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September 25, 2023 | Week 39 Vista Christmas Parade – REGISTRATIONS OPEN! Join us for the 65th Annual Vista Christmas Parade in the heart of Downtown Vista! To commemorate the Vista Chamber’s 100th anniversary the theme this year will be “Viva Vista” to celebrate all things Vista! Prices will increase by $10 starting November 1. […]

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Public Hearing Notice -City of Vista Planning Commission

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Vista, California, will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, California, on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. to receive and consider all evidence and reports presented at said hearing and/or […]

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Public Hearing October 5th

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Public Hearing Notice – City of Vista Zoning Administrator for October 5, 2023 at 2PM.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Administrator of the City of Vista, California, will hold a public hearing in the Planning Division offices at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, California, on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at […]

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Carjacking & Stabbing – Vista – Secuestro de Auto y Apuñalamiento – Vista

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A 15-year-old boy is in custody for a carjacking and stabbing in Vista. It happened on Sunday, September 24, just before 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Civic Center Drive and Phillips Street. A person called 9-1-1 to report a woman had been stabbed in the chest and was pulled out of the driver’s seat […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You – Opioids – Pain Relief That Might Do More Harm Than Good

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Dr. Megan Johnson McCullough – Pain is a feeling that can be disruptive and agonizing to experience. Alleviating pain can improve quality of life, but the mechanism to do this has to be safe. Opioids are a group of pain-relieving drugs that attach to opioid receptors in the brain that signal the brain to reduce […]

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John Joe Schroder Obituary

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John Joe Schroder passed away at his home in La Vernia, Texas on September 17, 2023, at the age of 84.  He was born in Quincy, Illinois, on February 18, 1939. John attended Quincy Elementary School and Quincy High School. He began his long career in the Body Shop business learning skills at Dave McCornick […]

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    Ask The Pro

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    Elizabeth: I need to cut back on sodium and I have. Other than not adding salt, what foods should I avoid that are high in salt that I may not know of? Megan: Many processed foods are high in sodium, so reading labels is key. Not all foods come out of a package, like when […]

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     Eye On Health Youth Festival is Coming Up!

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    Eye on Health Youth Festival – September 30th 9am – 2pm REGISTRATION PAGE Giveaway Alert: – The FIRST 150 Guests will receive a FREE smoothie in a color-changing cup. Services Available All services are FREE to the general public! • All ages can participate in screenings. Vision Screenings & Refurbished Prescription Eyeglasses By: San Diego Lions […]

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    San Marcos Chamber Of Commerce

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    WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 25, 2023 Business Mixer – Wednesday, September 27, 2023 – 4:00PM – 6:00PM Twin Oaks Golf Course – 1425 N Twin Oaks Valley Road. San Marcos, CA 92069 The San Marcos Chamber’s Spirited Business Mixers bring together a packed house of professionals from a variety or industries and company sizes to network, […]

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    Carlsbad City Library

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    September Events at the Library Good times are in session at the library! We hope to see you soon. Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month Explore thoughtfully curated title recommendations by authors and artists with Latin American heritage. Click here to visit the Adult Reading Recommendations page for great reads by Latinx Authors. Click here to visit the Recommended Streaming Page […]

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    San Diego Water Authority Honored for Climate Change Efforts 

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    Agency named climate leader for fourth consecutive year September, 2023 – The San Diego County Water Authority has earned Climate Registered gold status from The Climate Registry for the fourth consecutive year. The Water Authority was recognized for verifying and publicly reporting its greenhouse gas emissions, an effort that fosters transparency for the agency’s climate […]

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    Preliminary Results For I Love A Clean San Diego’s 39th Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day

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    San Diego County (September, 2023) – Saturday morning, more than 5,000 San Diegans joined I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) for the 39th annual Coastal Cleanup Day. Volunteers across the region restored, beautified, and preserved the health of over 100 local parks, canyons, creeks, and beaches and joined volunteers in 150 countries across the globe. As […]

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    Swing, Jive, & Celebrate the Holiday Season

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    With The D. Ben-jamin’ Big Band Orchestra Live! A Big Band ChristmasFriday | December 8 | 7:30pm Saturday | December 9 | 2:00pm Sunday | December 10 | 2:00pm  Get ready to jingle and jive as we kick off the holiday season in style! Join us for an unforgettable evening presented by CCAE Theatricals featuring […]

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    Supervisor Jim Desmond -A Humanitarian Crisis

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    Declaring Border Situation, a Humanitarian Crisis With over 600 street releases daily, the strain on our local infrastructure and services is becoming increasingly untenable. We have witnessed an unprecedented influx of migrants from around the world being dropped off at transit stations throughout San Diego County. Over 5,000 individuals have been “street-released,” dropped at transit […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron- Repealing Proposition 13?

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron – As many of you know, I work hard in Sacramento to fight taxes, fees and overbearing regulations. Californians continue to suffer under our excessively high cost-of-living, partly a result of the highest income, gasoline and sales taxes in the United States. Fortunately, we have Proposition 13 to keep property taxes in […]

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      Gov. Newsom Signs Sen. Grove’s Bill to Increase Penalties for the Sex Trafficking of Children

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      Sacramento, CA – Sen. Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) announced her bill, Senate Bill 14, was signed into law by Governor Newsom today. SB 14 would include sex trafficking of minors in the list of crimes that are defined as serious felonies, making the crime a strike under California’s Three Strikes law. It has been more than a decade since […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -We Have Adjourned

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron -The Legislature adjourned September 14th. We will reconvene for the second half of the 2023 – 2024 session January 3rd. Several of my bills received final legislative approval last week. These include AB 1233, to help reduce opioid-related deaths in tribal communities by mandating assistance to tribal governments applying for naloxone and […]

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      Leader Jones Requests Veto of Measure That Would Increase SUV and Minivan Fees 

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      Californians agree that AB 251 is “basically a family tax” Sacramento, CA – Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego) sent a letter to Governor Newsom urging him to veto Assembly Bill 251 (Ward, D-San Diego), a measure that aims to increase fees for SUV and mini-van drivers. Click here to read the letter. “AB 251 is another scheme to squeeze money […]

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      California Senate Democrats Reject Measure To Lower Price Of Gas By $1 A Gallon 

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      Sacramento, CA — With gas prices creeping close to $5.50 for a gallon of regular gasoline in California, today Sen. Janet Nguyen (R-Huntington Beach) pushed for an amendment to suspend the state’s gas taxes and fees for one year, which would lower gas prices by $1 per gallon. Senator Nguyen’s action today comes the same day residents of another state had their gas prices […]

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      Leader Jones Urges Gov. Newsom – Veto SB 81 That Would Release More Violent Criminals Earlier

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      SB 81 Would Put One Senator’s Wishful Thinking Over that of the Parole Board & Governor Sacramento, CA –  Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego) is calling on the governor to veto Senate Bill 81 (D-Skinner, Berkeley), which would force the courts to review and reverse the parole board’s and governor’s decisions to deny parole unless specific evidentiary conditions […]

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      California Senate Republicans Battle Democrat Lawmakers’ Attempts to Raise Taxes and Undermine Prop. 13

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      Californians Cannot Afford ACA 1 and ACA 13 Sacramento, CA -Today California Senate Republicans voted in opposition to Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1 and Assembly Constitutional Amendment 13, which both undermine critical taxpayer protections in place. For more than 40 years, Proposition 13 has protected taxpayers from the insatiable appetite Democrat politicians have for taxing and spending. Prop 13 […]

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      Senate Democrats Reject Crucial Amendment to Protect Communities from Sexually Violent Predators

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      Amendment Would Prohibit Release of Free-Roaming SVPs as Transients Sacramento, CA -On the Senate floor today, Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego), presented an amendment aimed at stopping the dangerous practice of releasing sexually violent predators (SVPs) into communities on transient status. “It’s bad enough that sexually violent predators are being dumped in our communities. Given their diagnoses, […]

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        The Condiment Code -Thomas Calabrese

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        By The Misty Backdoor Light Thomas Calabrese – Xavier Bond retired from the Navy Seals with 24 years of total service after attaining the rank of Commander. At the time that he left military service, he was in command of four 16-man teams and a company size support element. ‘X’, X-Man, X-Factor or X Marks […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Maxeen: I’m retired, house is paid off, and I don’t travel so my husband and I enjoy eating out two or three times per week (maybe more). But everyone tells me we shouldn’t eat out so much for health reasons. What’s wrong with eating out if I’m choosing healthier options?  Megan: Because you are not […]

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        Snake In The Grass -Thomas Calabrese

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        Strike Fast, Strike Hard Thomas Calabrese – Dave Malone was born in Quantico, Virginia while his father Marine Corps officer Captain James Malone was attending the Expeditionary Warfare School, a 41-week resident school that provides career-level, professional military education and training to company grade Marine officers and selected officers from other services and countries. Dave had two […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Lizzie: My husband snores so loudly. I sometimes have to go to the other room to sleep. What causes snoring?  Megan: Snoring can be caused by several factors. It is more common among men, taking certain medications, if you are a smoker, lying on your back when you sleep, being older, high alcohol intake, and […]

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        Endure And Persevere Thomas Calabrese

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        Intersection of Hope and Despair Thomas Calabrese – Julie Bronson’s early childhood was filled with love, happiness and good times while living in the rural area of North Kansas City, Missouri. Her father, Jack was a lineman for the Jackson County Power and Light Company and was often called upon to work long hours in […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Dora: I have a sweet tooth and I’ve been told that using stevia is healthier than having sugar in my coffee and in other things I use it for. Is stevia better for you than sugar?  Megan: The simple answer is yes, stevia is better for you than sugar. It has far fewer calories than sugar because it […]

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        Benevolent Dictator – Thomas Calabrese

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        Being Kind Doesn’t Mean Being Weak Thomas Calabrese – Marine Lance Corporal Anthony Costello was assigned to 1st Battalion 26th Marines during his first tour in Vietnam and was part of the US forces defending Khe Sanh Combat Base. Two regiments of Marines were supported by elements from the Army and Air Force, as well as a small number of Army of […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Kim: I’m trying to drink 1 gallon of water per day. I’ve been told too much water can mess with your electrolytes and it’s bad for you. How do you know if you’re drinking too much water? Megan: Over hydrating can be a habit if you never leave the house without water and every time […]

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          North County Athletes In MLB, Minor League Baseball & NFL

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          David Willauer –Pittsburgh Pirates 13 Chicago Cubs 7 Poway alum Connor Joe 2 run homer for the Pirates. Norfolk Tides 11 Buffalo Bison 8 Christian alum Kyle Stowers 2 singles 1 rbi for the Tides. Oklahoma City Dodgers 13 Albuquerque Isotopes 8 Rancho Bernardo alum Wynton Bernard 1 single for the Topes. St. Paul Saints […]

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          David Willauer -High School & College Football Scores

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          David Willauer –El Camino 69 Mount Carmel 6 EC:  Carson Howard 2 touchdown passes of 10 yard to Ryan Speltz,12 yards to Julian Roses, Other Wildcat performers that scored touchdown runs, Ray Tael scored on 24 yard  run, Caleb Reese 8 yard touchdown. Devin Certa 57 yard run, Zakk Balow 5 yard touchdown run.  Carlsbad […]

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          El Camino’s College Late Heroics Defeats Palomar College 35-24

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Escondido High School-Escondido, CA-9-9-23-In a well played contest that was held at Escondido High School the El Camino Eagles with some late heroics after trailing 24-21 14 points in the fourth on Dayton Tafoya 55 yard pass to Joshua Lorick and Amani Givens 66 yard run defeated the Palomar Comets by a […]

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          Fallbrook Warriors 28-21 Victory Over Santana Sultans

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Warriors Stadium-Fallbrook High School-Fallbrook, CA-9-7-21 Chris Bausch, Evan Thomas paces 3-1 Fallbrook Warriors to a 28-21 victory over 3-1 Santana The Fallbrook Warriors improve their record to 3-1 and jumped out to an early 21-0 lead on 2 touchdown runs by Chris Bausch of 17 and 1 yard he carried the ball […]

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          Palomar College Sports , Football, Volleyball, Soccer News

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          Palomar College Comets 31-Moorpark Raiders 23 -The Palomar College Comet football team opened their 2023 season with a 31-23 victory over Moorpark College on Saturday night. The Comets struck first on an 11-yard rush from sophomore running back Omarion Ireland after the Raiders fumbled a punt and the Comets recovered the ball on the Moorpark 13-yard line. […]

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          North County Athletes In MLB & Minor League Baseball

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          David Willauer – Arizona Diamondbacks 4 Baltimore Orioles 2 El Capitan alum Kevin Ginkel came in relief for the D Backs pitched 1.1 innings gave up 2 hits 1 run 1 earned struck out 2 batters Pittsburgh Pirates 4 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Pittsburgh: LaJolla Country Day School alum Alfonso Rivas 1 double 1 RBI. […]

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          North County Athletes In MLB & Minor League Baseball

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          David Willauer –Miami Marlins 11 Washington Nationals 5 Rancho Bernardo alum Trevor Williams is the loser at 6-9.   Pittsburgh Pirates 7 St. Louis Cardinals 6 PITT:  Poway alum Connor Joe 1 triple 1 rbi SL:  LaJolla Country Day School alum Tommy Edman 2 singles 1 run scored.  San Diego Padres 6 San Francisco Giants 1 […]

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          San Diego Aztecs 36- Idaho State 28

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          Davis Willauer San Diego – San Diego State’s Jalen Mayden rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday to lead the Aztecs to a 36-28 victory over a pesky Idaho State squad at Snapdragon Stadium. Mayden set a school record for rushing yards by a quarterback, becoming the fourth signal-caller in program history to surpass the 100-yard barrier […]

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            North Coast Rep- Aliens Attack the Airwaves

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            THE WAR OF THE WORLDS: THE 1938 RADIO SCRIPT THEATRE SCHOOL @ NORTH COAST REP Solana Beach, CA. The Theatre School @ North Coast Rep presents the exciting radio drama brought to the stage, The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script, as its next student production! Broadcast from New York’s Mercury Theatre in […]

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            Oceanside Theatre “Welcome to Sleepy Hollow”

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            Costume Sneak Peak Welcome to Sleepy Hollow Playwright Heather Megill is a woman of many talents! In addition to writing the music and script for the play, she is creating the costumes to reflect an updated steampunk aesthetic. “The fun of steampunk is that I don’t have to worry about accuracy,” Megill said. “I find materials […]

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            World Premiere Comedic Farce a Hit at Solana Beach’s North Coast Repertory Theatre

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            TR Robertson  -North Coast Repertory Theatre’s opening play for their 42nd Season is a wonderfully hilarious world premiere comedy, “The Angel Next Door”, commissioned for the theatre by NC Rep. Artistic Director David Ellenstein and written by playwright Paul Slade Smith. The comedic farce is based on a 1924 drawing-room comedy, “Play at the Castle”, written […]

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            North Coast Repertory Presents The “Angel Next Door”

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            Now Playing- “Don’t Miss This Brilliant World Premier Comedy” “I don’t remember ever laughing so hard or often at a show.  Every line landed.  Every physical comedy bit hit. The absurd became plausible and wonderful.” – San Diego Jewish World BUY TICKETS A World Premiere Comedy By Paul Slade Smith Directed by David Ellenstein This production is made […]

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            Irish Christmas In America 

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            Everyone’s favorite Christmas performance returns! Tuesday | December 5 | 7:30pm  “Captivating” – Irish Music Magazine “Lively and reflective…a powerful evocation of the season”-  Folk Wax Celebrating its 18th year, the hugely popular holiday show “Irish Christmas in America” brings a fascinating performance of music, song, dance, and stories of seasonal Irish traditions. Produced by Sligo […]

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            “Monty Python’s Spamalot” Hysterically Roars Onto The Welk Theatre Stage

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            TR Robertson  -It’s witty, clever, zany, award-winning, and an absolutely drop-dead hilarious musical. That “It” is “Monty Python’s Spamalot”, currently on The Welk Theatre Stage in Escondido. This musical is hard to describe because it is so unusual, but one you should see again and again because the wit and humor is so fast paced […]

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            The Angel Next Door: A Perfect Storm of Comedic Chaos!

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            Now Playing! Don’t Miss This Brilliant World Premiere Comedy World Premiere The Angel Next Door By Paul Slade Smith & Directed by David Ellenstein This production is made possible in part by the generous support of: The Lee and Frank Goldberg Family. Now through October 1st Capturing the sheer joy, sophistication, and wit of 1940s screwball comedies, playwright Paul […]

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            You’ll Be Left Breathless With Laughter!!

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            By Paul Slade Smith Directed by David Ellenstein This production is made possible in part by the generous support of The Lee and Frank Goldberg Family September 6 – October 1, 2023 Capturing the sheer joy, sophistication, and wit of 1940s screwball comedies, playwright Paul Slade Smith (The Outsider; Unnecessary Farce) has brilliantly adapted Ferenc Molnár’s classic farce, Play at the […]

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