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Symbols of Christmas and Unusual Customs

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TR Robertson – You may think you know everything there is to know about the symbols of Christmas and customs surrounding this favorite seasonal holiday. The following article will tell you about many of the most common symbols of Christmas and where they came from as well as some of the more unusual customs surrounding […]

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Vista Chamber Government Affairs Committee Hears City of Vista Development Update

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TR Robertson – The December meeting of the Vista Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee heard from two Vista City Officials at the December monthly meeting. The first presenter was Vista City Councilmember Joe Green. Councilman Green reported on his involvement as a member of the Regional Solid Waste Association. He stated this organization is […]

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City Of Vista News

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December 5, 2022 This Week’s City Council Meeting The December 6 City Council special meeting agenda includes a second ordinance reading for the Camino Largo project and approving a zone change to allow for 46 single-family homes on a 9.3-acre site at 2123 N. Santa Fe Avenue. READ MORE Jingle Terrace Live Lights Up the […]

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CoLab Public House December Newsletter

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December has arrived and we want to make it count. We’re ending this year on a high note with lots of events for you to enjoy! Read on for more details and make sure you follow us on Instagram for live updates! @colabpublichouse Rise & Shine Cookie Pop Up Rise & Shine Co. brings you homemade goods […]

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3rd Annual Holiday Lights

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Vista, CA — 3rd Annual holiday lights at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in Vista.  Admission to the event includes night time wagon rides, visits with Santa & the grinch, petting zoo, reindeer games, demonstrations at Santa’s Blacksmith, weaving barn, clock & watch and model railroad exhibits.  There is also complementary cookies baked […]

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Healthy Community- Healthy You

By   4 days ago

Why in the world do our pets and many land animals have tails? Some are cute, some are curly, and some owners even remove tails. There are actually several reasons why animals have tails. From personal experience, I can say my pug displays feelings through his tail. When upset or not really happy about a […]

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American Legion Post 365 & VFW Post 7041 Events

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This is an updated events calendar.Due to our busy Holiday Season we have made some changes. The Texas Hold’em poker night has been canceled.But we have lots of events coming up.Check out the post website at Website Link

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Favorite Television Christmas Episodes – TR Robertson

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TR Robertson – With the advent of Netflix and a plethora of cable channels and various streaming sites, it is possible now to see most of your favorite television shows, many from years and years ago. As the holiday season approaches, classic Christmas shows will be appearing on T.V. You can now watch classic television […]

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    Elder Abuse – San Marcos

    By   19 hours ago

    Suspect facing charges in connection with robbery. A man is facing numerous charges after breaking into a yard in San Marcos.  It happened on Monday, December 5 just before 3:30 p.m. at a home located near Coronado Hills Drive.  A 79-year-old man and his 60-year-old wife heard their goats and dogs making noises and went […]

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    San Marcos Chamber

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    WEEK OF DECEMBER 5, 2022 THURSDAY, DEC 8 –5:00 PM-7:00 PM Join the San Marcos Chamber for an evening of cheer! Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, no-host bar, and cool raffle prizes! All raffle proceeds will benefit Interfaith Community Services.  TIS THE SEASON OF GIVING! There is no better way to end the year than by giving […]

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    Take The Oceanside Holiday Challenge

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    Shop local for the holidays through Dec. 11 and get rewarded! ONE MORE WEEK! It’s not too late to take our second annual challenge to shop, eat and play local this holiday season! Explore and optionally make purchases at Oceanside businesses, destinations and events during ‘Tis the Season to Shop Local through next Sunday, Dec. 11, for a chance […]

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    Palomar Welcomes New Vice President of Instruction, Dr. Tina Recalde

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    San Marcos, CA – Pending Governing Board approval on December 6, Palomar College is set to welcome a new Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction, Dr. Tina Recalde, who comes to San Marcos early in 2023 with 25 years of experience working in the California Community Colleges. As the new head of Instructional Services at Palomar, […]

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    Don Diego Scholarship Foundation -Stephen Shewmaker Elected Chair

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    Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is delighted to have retired Cubic Transportation Systems President Stephen Shewmaker, a Carmel Valley resident, now at the helm. Del Mar, CA …The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors has unanimously elected longtime member, Stephen Shewmaker, to the position of Chair. The slate of newly elected Officers also includes Glenn […]

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    Gin ‘NTonix Festive Fun

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    Celebrate the Season…  127 WEST 127 West Elder Street Fallbrook FRI | DEC 9 | 5:30pm   WEBSITE  VILLAGE FAIRE 300 Carlsbad Village Drive Carlsbad SAT |DEC 10| 11:30am   WEBSITE Intoxicating jazz to raise your Christmas spirits… Check Us Out!

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    Carlsbad City Manager

    By   6 days ago

    Dec. 1, 2022 Today, as we start the last month of the year, I’ll be sharing information to help you make the most of the holiday season, as well as these topics: Making progress on traffic safety In the coming weeks we’ll be working on several traffic safety projects around Carlsbad, some long-planned and some […]

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    Holiday At The Rancho, Saturday 12/3

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    Carlsbad, CA -Blending holiday spirit with a bit of western history, the City of Carlsbad will celebrate the season at its Holiday at the Rancho event Saturday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, located at 6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Lane. Purchase tickets here. This event normally sells out. Reserve […]

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      Senator Brian Jones Elected Next Senate Minority Leader

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      As New and Returning Members Sworn In Sacramento. CA- – Members of the California Senate Republican Caucus unanimously voted to elect Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) as their next leader. Jones currently serves as Senate Republican Caucus Chair and succeeds Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) who was elected to the post by his colleagues in January 2021. Jones will officially take the leadership reins from […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Homelessness: Real Solutions Needed

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron – California has 30% of the nation’s homeless and over half of its unsheltered homeless. $17 billion has been thrown at the problem, yet homeless numbers continue to grow. Between 2019 and 2022, the homeless population increased by over 22,000. We have become a national embarrassment. So what can be done? Last […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – We’re Here To Serve You

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron -As the Assemblymember for the new 75th Assembly district, I want to reach out and let you know how my office can be of assistance to you.  We are honored and excited to be able to represent you in Sacramento and we are here to be of assistance. Helping people navigate the […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron-Changes Coming to Our District

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      Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember —  Redistricting has re-arranged legislative boundaries throughout California, including the 75th Assembly District, which I have represented for 10 years. The current district includes the cities of Escondido, San Marcos and Temecula, along with Bonsall, Fallbrook, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley and Valley Center. But that’s changing. Escondido and San Marcos will now be located […]

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      Senator Bates Encourages College Graduates to Apply to Senate Fellows Program

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      Sacramento, CA – Senator Patricia Bates (R – Laguna Niguel) announced the availability of applications for the 2023-2024 California Senate Fellowship program. The program provides college graduates an opportunity to become full-time Senate staff members at the State Capitol in Sacramento for 11-months beginning in October 2023. Fellows are assigned to the personal or committee staff […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Native American Heritage Month

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron -November is Native American Heritage Month, a national celebration recognizing Tribal history and sovereignty.  San Diego County is home to more Indian reservations than any other county in the United States. These sovereign tribal governments all lie within the 75 th Assembly District, and as their representative in Sacramento, the commemoration has […]

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      City of Vista Awarded $1.3 Million Permanent Housing Funds

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      Sacramento, CA -The California Department of Housing and Community Development (CDHCD) awarded the City of Vista $1,334,911 million in funds from the Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) program. The PLHA program provides financial assistance and allocates 70 percent of the ongoing revenue deposited in the Building Homes and Jobs Trust Fund directly to local governments. Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna […]

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      Senator Brian Jones Humbled And Grateful For Re-election To The Senate

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      “The voters rightly expect California’s leaders to set aside political differences and tackle challenges facing the Golden State” Santee, CA – Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee) this afternoon issued the following statement after the most recent vote count put him over 20,000 votes ahead in the race for Senate District 40 (with less than 80,000 […]

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        Ask the Pro

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        Sheryl: Some of my family is doing the keto diet. I don’t totally understand it, so what does it mean to be in ketosis?  Megan: Ketosis is when ketones are elevated in the body. Ketones are produced from fat, hence, why eating a high fat diet is the approach. Normally, the body uses glucose (sugar) for […]

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        Jingo Bells – Thomas Calabrese

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        Jingle All The Way Thomas Calabrese- Johnny Jingo was born on April 8th, 1850 in Kansas City, Missouri, son of Martin and Emily Jingo. Martin was a master gunsmith and in 1864 he decided to move his family from Missouri to California. While in route, their wagon train stopped outside Laramie, Wyoming. It was attacked […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Jane: When it starts to be fall and winter, the second I step outside my nose starts to run. Why does the cold make my nose run?  Megan: When we breathe in, the cold air travels to our lungs. Our noses warm the air that we breathe in which adds moisture. Cold air irritates the […]

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        Sergeant Lucky – Thomas Calabrese

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        Lifesaver and Lifechanger. Thomas Calabrese – Nina Mondello started off as an office worker and was promoted to cost estimator for Baez Commercial Construction in Kansas City, Missouri. She had been with the company for five years and had high hopes for a prosperous career as long as she worked hard and did a good […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Karen: I started to run again and my back is bothering me. Can running hurt your back?? Megan: Yes running may be using your legs, but it’s the repetitive stress and impact of the legs hitting the surface that can bother the back. Typically the person has an existing back problem such as low back pain […]

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        The Pragmatic Philosopher- Thomas Calabrese

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         Lethal Numbers Thomas Calabrese – John Cosentino grew up in Vista, California with his twin sister, Gina. His father, Tony was a former Marine Corps officer and was currently employed as Chief Financial Officer for Jamison Medical Manufacturing Corporation in San Marcos. Tony spoke from experience when he gave this parental advice to his children, […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Lynda: I always feel gross after the holidays from the eating and drinking. I’m sure I gain weight but how common is it to gain holiday weight? Megan: Eating, entertaining and celebrating do bring added calories for many. According to the New England Journal of Medicine most people can manage to stay within 1 pound […]

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        The Proverbials – Thomas Calabrese

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        They Put the ‘Us’ In Dangerous Thomas Calabrese — Definition of proverbial: Well known, especially so as to be stereotypical, mystical, famous, celebrated, well-known, self-evident or unquestionable. Lisa Gentry grew up on a ranch near Elko, Nevada. This region is dubbed the Swiss Alps of Nevada because of its year round access to hiking, skiing, […]

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          High School Basketball Scores

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          David Willauer –El Capitan 70 Calvin Christian 57 CC:  Josiah Panis 20 points Isaac Laipka 14 SinJin Howarth 11  Classical Academy 58 Coastal Academy 37 CLASS:  31 points by Pressley Bruskotter Donovan Arnold 12  St. Joseph’s Academy 61 San Pasqual 57 SJA:  Angel Ochoa 44 points.

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          North County Performers -Carlsbad Wrestling Tourney

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer 12-3-22:  Results of the following North County schools and placewinners that was held at Carlsbad High School  Carlsbad 5th with 119 points San Pasqual 6th with 108 points Vista 7th with 103 points  San Marcos 8th with 86 points  Mission Hills 9th with 78 points  Rancho Buena Vista 12th with 65 […]

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          North County High School Basketball Scores

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          David Willauer – Mar Vista 64 Fallbrook 58 FB: Samuel Carmona 23, Maliki Brotherton.13 Reese Holmes 11 San Pasqual 60 Canyon Hills 57 SP: James Massaquoi 19 Aaron Fournier 17 San Marcos 68 Orange Glen 48 SM: 14 points each by Derek Tuason, Massen El Bisot and Deuce Sims. OG 25 by Mark Madore 10 […]

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          Local San Diego Athletes In Football

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          David Willauer —San Francisco 49ers 13 New Orleans Saints 0 SF: Mission Hills and Brigham Young alum Fred Warner 2 pass deflections, 1 forced fumble 5 tackles 3 assists NO: Mission Hills and Ohio State alum Chris Olave 62 yards receiving 9 targets, Rashid Shaheed Mount Carmel and Weber State alum 53 yards and 3 […]

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          Register For Spring ’23 Now To Avoid Late Fees

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          WHAT’S ON DECK: Wednesday, November 23 *Spring Registration Open Now*Age & Residency Dates andGrand Slam Dine-Out!(see info below) Announcements REGISTER NOW FOR SPRING!Registration for the Spring 2023 season is off to an amazing start! Be sure to sign up by 11/30 before prices increase. The regular rates for each division are as follows: T-Ball – $175.00Single A – […]

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          North County San Diego Section CIF Wrap Up 11-18-22

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          David Willauer – Mission Hills 28 El Camino 21 – MH performers: Santiago Salas 2 yard touchdown run. After El Camino fumbled the ball, MH Quarterback Keaton Smith threw for 2 touchdowns of 13 and 5 yards. MH 98 yards kickoff return for a touchdown. El Camino performers: Devin Certa 1 yard touchdown. Ray Taele […]

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          KJ Cheatham Of Lincoln High School Leads Win Over Carlsbad

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Snapdragon Stadium-San Diego, CA-Friday, November 18, 2022: In 2021 for the San Diego Section Division I title that was held at Escondido High School the Hornets of Lincoln fell short of their goal as they were defeated by the Highlanders of Helix Highlanders by a 28-21 score. This year was a different […]

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          San Diego County Athletes In NFL Football

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          Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 Seattle Seahawks 16 -Seattle: Jason Myers Mater Dei alum 55 yard field goal. San Francisco 49ers 22 Los Angeles Chargers 16 San Francisco: Fred Warner, Mission Hill alum, 3 passes deflected 4 tackles and 3 assists for 7 tackles. Kansas City Chiefs 27 Jacksonville Jaguars 17 – Jacksonville: Devin Lloyd 4 […]

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            “The Life of a Sofa” Now on Stage at Vista’s Broadway Theater

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            TR Robertson -Vista Broadway Theater co-owner Randall Hickman had a clever idea for a play he was writing, perhaps partially based on the old axiom “If these walls could talk”, except the premise for his play was “If this sofa could talk”. In a series of nine quick scenes, running the emotional gamut from sad […]

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            New Village Arts Center Opening Events

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            Tony Award winning Best Play (2019) “The Ferryman” by Jez ButterworthJanuary 27 (opening February 4) to March 5, 2023First United States Production after Broadway Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center opening eventsJanuary 27 at 10:30am: Dedication and Ribbon CuttingJanuary 28 from 12-4pm: Grand Re-Opening Community Celebration New Village Arts (NVA), North County’s cultural hub, will […]

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            Genesis Opera Theatre Presents “Amahl & The Night Visitors”

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            One-Act Christmas Opera in English – December 17 & 18 at STAR Repertory Theatre in Escondido “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” a one-act Christmas opera in English written by Gian Carlo Menotti, will be presented on Saturday, December 17th at 7pm and Sunday, December 18th at 3pm at STAR Repertory Theatre, 329 E. Valley Parkway […]

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            Theatre At The Welk Presents 2023 Musical Season

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            The Marvelous WondereƩes January 28 through March 26, 2023 | Saturday 1pm + 7pm | Sunday 1pmThis smash Off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet BeƩy Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As we learn about […]

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            San Diego Musical Theatre Presents Plaid Tidings

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            PLAID TIDINGS San Diego Musical Theatre is excited to announce the Holiday classic and audience-beloved, Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings, performing November 25th – December 24th on The SDMT Stage! Created by Stuart Ross, Plaid Tidings is the sequel to the successful West End hit, Forever Plaid. Vocal and Musical Arrangements by James Raitt, Brad Ellis, Raymond […]

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            California Center For The Arts – Carols By Candlelight Returns

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            33rd Annual Carols by Candlelight December 9 & 10, 2022 8 PM | Concert Hall It’s the best Christmas concert anywhere! Country music stars sing their hits and favorite Christmas songs to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital.  This year’s headliner is MARK WILLS, Grand Ole Opry member and Academy of Country Music award-winner who has eight Top […]

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            North Coast Repertory Theatre -2 Pianos, 4 Hands

            By   4 weeks ago

            By Ted Dykstra & Richard GreenblattDirected by Tom FreyFeaturing Jefferson McDonald & Matthew McGloin December 7, 2022 – January 1, 2023 Get ready for an interlude of riotous laughter as Jefferson McDonald and Matthew McGloin take us on a musical comedic journey about their would-be careers as concert pianists. The talented duo trade stories about […]

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            North Coast Rep – “2 Pianos 4 Hands” During the Holidays

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            Solana Beach, CA – By popular demand, North Coast Repertory Theatre is bringing back the joyful family pleasing 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS to brighten the holiday season. Get ready for an interlude of riotous laughter as Jefferson McDonald and Matthew McGloin take us on a musical comedic journey about their would-be careers as concert pianists. […]

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