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The Woman’s Club of Vista GFWC 2nd Annual Women of Achievement Awards

By   11 hours ago

Vista, CA — The Woman’s Club of Vista GFWC invites you to the Second Annual Women of Achievement Awards celebrating local women for their accomplishments as businesswomen, community leaders and volunteers. The club will honor three recipients for the 2020 “Women of Achievement” each of whom has been dedicated to the community, giving tirelessly of her time and […]

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Moonlight Youth Summer Theatre Camp

By   12 hours ago

Camp A – July 6-10; Camp B July 13-17 at Guajome Park Academy, 2000 North Santa Fe Road, Vista. Choose your week! Award winning Moonlight Youth Theatre brings you two available weeks of fun, innersive instruction in singing, dancing, acting and more. You can also join us for both weeks at a “discounted rate”. Camp […]

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Vista’s Got Talent Showcase

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Vista, CA — Vista’s Got Talent Showcase first ever ALL district talent showcase featuring various student performances from Vista schools. Band – Choir -Strings – Dance – Folklore, Modern – Public Speaking – Debate Poetry – Symphony – Fine Arts – and More! March 21, 2020 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. ~in the Mission Vista High School […]

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Facility Bond – Measure LL Overview & Video

By   12 hours ago

Vista, CA — The voters of our community approved Measure LL in November 2018. This measure is intended to bring much needed relief to our aging school classrooms and facilities. For a little bit of history, the last school facilities bond approved by voters in Vista was almost 20 years ago – Measure O. This […]

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Culture Caravan January/February Trips

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January Trips Jan. 23: Dragons and Snapdragons Jan. 25: Farmers Open Golf Tournament at Torrey Pines Jan. 30: Pala Casino February Trips Feb. 5: Olympic Training Center Feb. 8: Chinese New Year Celebration Feb. 12: Gemological Institute Feb. 18: A Fine Romance at the Hilbert Museum Feb. 21: Fun Friday Happy Hour Feb. 29: The […]

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Regional Alliance for Fair Housing Housing Discrimination Survey

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City Encourages Residents to Take County’s Regional Alliance for Fair Housing Housing Discrimination Survey Vista, CA — The City of Vista is encouraging residents to take the San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing survey. The Regional Alliance is conducting the survey on behalf of all the participating cities in San Diego County, including the City […]

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Call to Artists For The Paseo Santa Fe III Roundabout

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Vista, CA — The City of Vista’s Public Arts Commission is pleased to announce a Call for Artists for a sculpture to be located in the Paseo Santa Fe downtown district. The selected sculpture will be located in the center of the roundabout being constructed at the intersection of South Santa Fe Ave. and Pala […]

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Pride of Vista Lions To Hold Student Speakers Contest

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Vista, CA — The 83rd annual speakers contest is held each year sponsored by The California Lions Clubs Multiple District Four and The Pride of Vista Lions Club. The Student Speaker contest is open to Vista students grades 9-12. The topic for this year is “Homeless in California; What Is The Solution?” The contest will […]

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    OLP Students Package 24,000 Meals

    By   12 hours ago

    The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) held their 3rd Annual Retreat Week at school on Tuesday, January 7th and sophomore students packaged 24,000 meals in only 2 hours to support families in need. OLP partnered with the nonprofit organization, Friends and Family Community Connection . FFCC provided the food and OLP packaged it into sealed meals and oversaw […]

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    Shen Yun 2020 – 5,000 Years Of Civilization Reborn

    By   14 hours ago

    Presented by San Diego Falun Dafa Association –  January 17 – 21 MULTIPLE TIMES AVAILABLE $80 – 210  Exquisitely beautiful. An extraordinary experience for us and the children. … Cate Blanchett, Academy Award-Winning Actress Exciting to watch and really inspirational! …Stewart F. Lane, Six-Time Tony Award-Winning Producer Really out of this world!  There is no […]

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    San Marcos DUI/DL Checkpoint

    By   3 days ago

    Deputies of the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station conducted a driving under the influence and driver’s license checkpoint on January 17, 2020 in the 800 block of W. San Marcos Boulevard, in the city of San Marcos. Results of the DUI Checkpoint: Total Cars through the Checkpoint: 2009 Total Cars into the Checkpoint: 628 Cars Sent […]

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    Hit & Run – San Marcos

    By   4 days ago

    San Marcos,CA –On January 17, 2020, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s San Marcos Station responded to reports of a pedestrian lying in the roadway on Descanso Avenue west of S. Rancho Santa Fe Road in San Marcos. Based on the preliminary investigation, it was determined a black vehicle was […]

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    San Marcos Christian Women’s Connection Fashion Show

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    San Marcos, CA — The San Marcos Christian Women’s Connection invites you to Welcome 2020 Fashion Show – “Going Back To The 1920’s” Monday, January 20th at 11:15 – 1:30 pm with Special Speaker Carol Albernathie, wife, mother, and retired deputy sheriff share how her childhood nickname, “The Wild One” took her on a journey […]

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    Juried Art & Photography Show

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    Rotating Art Gallery – San Marcos Community Center San Marcos, CA — Local artists can display their art for 60-day periods in the Rotating Gallery. San Marcos artists are given exhibit space priority, however all artists and photographers are encouraged to apply. Artwork must be ready to hang and suitable for family viewing. The Juried […]

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    “An Intimate Evening with David Foster”

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    Escondido, CA. – January, 2020 – Studio musician, arranger, and recording artist, David Foster will be performing for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Concert Hall.  An Intimate Evening with David Foster, Hitman Tour Featuring Katharine McPhee will showcase a new concert from 16-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician […]

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    SANDAG Announces Two Openings On Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee

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    The Seven-Member Committee Provides Accountability and Makes Recommendations for the TransNet Program The SANDAG TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee (ITOC) is seeking qualified members of the public to fill two vacancies on its seven-member committee. The ITOC provides an enhanced level of accountability for the TransNet program, the San Diego region’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements administered by SANDAG. […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron- Reducing Backcountry Fire Hazards

      By   12 hours ago

      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — It’s easier to prevent wildfires than to control them once they’ve started. That’s why I introduced Assembly Bill 19, which will provide $25 million for vegetation management along county-maintained roads. Auto-related wildfires are a major problem in California. In 2016 and 2017, almost 25% of local wildfires were vehicle-related. The Carr […]

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      Senate Committee Rejects Senator Bates’ Effort to Fix Flaws in Recent Criminal Justice Reforms

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      Sacramento, CA–– The Senate Public Safety Committee today rejected Senate Bill 710 (“Keeping California Safe Act”) authored by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would have alleviated the unintended and dangerous consequences of recent criminal justice reforms enacted in California. “The Legislature passed on a golden opportunity to fix the flaws in well-meaning criminal justice reforms enacted […]

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      Senate Committee Again Rejects Bill to Address Fentanyl Drug Trafficking

      By   5 days ago

      Sacramento, CA — For the fourth year in a row, the Senate Public Safety Committee today refused to pass legislation written by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and sponsored by Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes that would help protect Californians from the dangers of fentanyl and pursue illegal distributors. “It’s sad that the Legislature has reaffirmed […]

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      Senator Jones & Assemblyman Kiley Announce Audit Request of Homelessness Spending

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      Sacramento, CA — Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) and Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) announced today that they have requested a statewide audit of homelessness spending in California. Joining them as coauthors on the request are Assemblymembers Phillip Chen, Steven Choi, James Gallagher, Tom Lackey, and Jay Obernolte. The Joint Legislative Audit Committee will consider the request […]

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      Senate Health Committee Blocks Bill To End Referral Payments for Recovering Addicts

      By   6 days ago

      Sacramento, CA — – The Senate Health Committee today blocked Senate Bill 486 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would have prohibited commercially-operated substance abuse recovery residences (also known as sober living homes) from engaging in patient brokering. “It’s sad that today’s decision means that patient brokering for sober living homes will continue for the foreseeable […]

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      Senator Bates Responds to Governor’s Budget Plan

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      Sacramento, CA — Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020-21 budget proposal: “I give the Governor credit for increasing Rainy Day Fund reserves, investing in teacher training, and enhancing the state’s emergency response capabilities to deal with threats such as wildfires. “It is also encouraging that the Governor wants […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron Shower or Laundry?

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — In 2018 Governor Brown signed two bills which will have a major impact on water use in our state. AB 1668 and SB 606, which I opposed, created stringent water use mandates for all Californians. One regulation involves a 55 gallon per day indoor water use limit. Contrary to some news reports, […]

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      Democrats Vote Down Election Integrity Measure

      By   2 weeks ago

      Sacramento, CA — Senate Democrats killed Senate Bill 57 in the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee. SB 57 would have helped to fix the Democrats’ failed Motor Voter program. Authored by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and co-authored by members of the California Senate Republican Caucus, SB 57 would have made voter registration optional at the DMV. Since […]

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        Justice and Vengeance – Thomas Calabrese

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        Two Sides Of The Same Coin Thomas Calabrese –The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Independence, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico. Pioneered in 1821 by William Becknell, the trail served as a vital commercial highway until the introduction of the railroad to Santa Fe in 1880. Santa Fe was near the end of the El Camino Real […]

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        Ask The Pro

        By   7 days ago

        Jordan: Seems like at the gym and in so many magazines, all you see are advertisements for different supplements for everything. What should people be taking and how do you even know which ones to take?  Megan: Hey Jordan, as a professional all natural bodybuilder, I don’t need to supplement or “substitute” certain products into […]

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        Kicks on Route 66 – Thomas Calabrese

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        Great Traveling Companion Thomas Calabrese — Mason Sheridan met Katie Matheson when they were both cadets at the Naval Academy. It wasn’t as if they were romantically involved or even close friends, more like casual acquaintances. Mason was a linebacker on the Navy football team and Katie ran cross country. They would see each other […]

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        Ask The Pro

        By   2 weeks ago

        Ben: Should you stretch before you workout? I’ve heard different answers. Megan: Hey Ben, Let’s say you just got off work sitting at a desk for at least 6 hours. You walk into the gym stiff from sitting down and the muscles aren’t warmed up or prepared for movement. Blow flow and circulating the blood […]

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        Dispose of Old Gadgets & Electronics Easily

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        Vista, CA — With new devices gifted during the holidays, residents often wonder what to do with old electronics and gadgets. Residents should not place cellphones, TV’s, tablets, computers or other e-waste in trash containers. The City of Vista offers free, convenient disposal of e-waste and other household hazardous items, such as old paint or motor oil. […]

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        30 Day De-Cluttering / Cleaning Challenge

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        Clean out your fridge Clean out your pantry Clean out your closet of things that you no longer wear Empty your junk drawer Go through your movie collection Organize your Tupperware Donate old books Clean out your wallet Clean out your purse Clean out your makeup drawer and or bag Clean out empty containers in […]

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        All In A Day’s Work – Thomas Calabrese

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        That’s Just Too Bad Thomas Calabrese — It was midnight on July 14th, 2008 in Lee Summit, Missouri, a suburb located 15 miles east of Kansas City. The weather was hot, humid and it felt like a thunderstorm was on the way as dark clouds drifted in from the south to obscure the stars. Five […]

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        Did You Know?

        By   3 weeks ago

        New Year’s Funnies 1 . A rat can last longer without water than a camel.  2. Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every 2 weeks or it will digest itself.  3. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle. 4. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne […]

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          Palomar College -Ladies Basketball

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          David A. Willauer-Palomar College-San Marcos, CA-1-17-20-The Lady Comets of Palomar ran into a buzz saw shooting team in the Lady Spartans of Mira Costa College as they came into Palomar’s Dome and ended the Lady Comets 11 game winning behind the outstanding performance of Emmy Wiemann who made 4 baskets in a row in the […]

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          High School Basketball Scores

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          David A. Willauer — San Marcos 60 Canyon 37- SM-Izzy Flores 17 Bianca Berron 16 St.Joseph Academy 60 Victory Christian Academy 19-16 points by Maddie and Makelya Doan. Emily Velasco 12 11 by Emma Clow Pacific Ridge 54 Orange Glen 18-PR Jenna Gorton 23 14 by Kimberly Cheung Liberty Charter 42 Classical Academy 40-CA Faith […]

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          Boys & Girls Basketball News

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer- Boys Basketball: The Vista Panthers defeated San Dieguito Academy 75-58. Matt Rivera led the Panthers with 24 points Miles Winfree 14. The Longhorns at 7-12 were led each with 12 points each by Noah Field and Jack Bailey, 10 by Justin Mitchell. The Oceanside Pirates after a 2 game losing streak […]

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          Sports News

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          David Willauer — Men’s College Basketball-The Palomar Comets at 12-4, 3-1 were defeated by the Jaguars of Southwestern College by a 78-63 score.  Michael Brandon led the Comets with 17, 16 by Zadok Wilson, 11 by Anthony Smith.  San Diego Mesa will come to the Dome at Palomar on 1-13-20 in a conference basketball contest. Mira […]

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          Battle for the Belt Wrestling Tournament Results

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          These wrestlers from the North County competed in the always tough   Battle for the Belt Wrestling Tournament that was held at Temecula High School: Santi Garcia from Rancho Buena Vista 7th at 132  Joe Curtis from LaCosta Canyon 1st at 182 Marco Albartran from Rancho Buena Vista 7th at 182  Shane Hansen from Oceanside […]

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          45th Annual Jimmy Londos Invitational Wrestling Tournament Results

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          Poway takes 45th Annual Jimmy Londos Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Orange Glen High By David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Orange Glen High School-1-11-20-Escondido, CA-The late Jimmy Londos moved from Greece to Escondido, CA where he used to appear all over the country as a professional wrestler but the greatest thing that he was very supportive of the […]

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          Results For Tri City Boys Basketball Tournament

          By   2 weeks ago

          Oceanside Boys finish in 3rd place at Tri City Boys Basketball Tournament David Willauer — The Oceanside boys  basketball team overcame a first-round loss in the Tri-City Christian Holiday tournament to win the consolation bracket. After losing to eventual champions Holy Martyrs (57-52) on the tourney’s first day, the Pirates went on a three-game streak, […]

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          Oceanside – Kids 5-8 Try Roller Hockey For Free

          By   2 weeks ago

          Oceanside, CA — Tri-City Inline Hockey League will hold Free Roller Hockey Clinics for boys and girls ages 5 through 8 years old 9:00 am to 10:30 am on Saturdays, January 25th, and February 1st, 8th, 15th, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Park’s outdoor rink, 4300 Mesa Drive, Oceanside. All San Diego County residents […]

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            Scripps Ranch Theatre’s Production of “Italian American Reconciliation”

            By   11 hours ago

            Searches for Love in all the Wrong Places TR Robertson–The third play of Scripps Ranch Theatre’s 41st Season is a most unusual romantic comedy written by playwright, screenwriter and director John Patrick Shanley. It is unusual in the sense that there is a lot of yelling, a lot of gesturing, a lot of trickery, a […]

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            “A Chorus Line” A Perfect Fit for Welk Resort Theatre Stage

            By   12 hours ago

            TR Robertson–It’s Big, it’s Bold, the dancing is Outstanding and the singing is Wonderful. It is the Welk Theatre’s presentation of the multi-award winning musical “A Chorus Line”. The musical won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The music was originally designed by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban […]

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            Up Next at NVA: Murder for Two and Much More!

            By   5 days ago

            MURDER FOR TWO is the perfect blend of music, mayhem, and murder! In this hilarious 90-minute show, 2 performers play 13 roles—not to mention the piano—in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. Officer Marcus Moscowicz (JD Dumas) is a small-town policeman with dreams of becoming a full-fledged detective. One fateful night, at a […]

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            Tony Award Winning “The Humans” on San Diego Repertory Theatre Lyceum Stage

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            TR Robertson –Most everyone has had a holiday dinner filled with laughter, tension, arguments, ribbing, secrets and sharing. Using this as a starting premise, throw in a series of personal issues for a somewhat dysfunctional family and a New York apartment filled with strange noises and occurrences, you have the perfect set-up for a very funny, […]

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            Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus- Live!

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            THE NEW YORK TIMES says a “First-person, funny domestic tales and retro stand-up comedy based on The New York Times best-seller.” Solana Beach, CA– The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, featuring Ryan Drummond, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy […]

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            Patio Playhouse Community Theater Presents Fun Home

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            Winner of multiple Tony awards, this emotional musical follows the coming-of-age story of a young lesbian artist, her brilliant and mysterious father, and their unique family business. Escondido, CA – (January, 2020) Patio Playhouse Community Theater presents Fun Home, the critically-acclaimed musical by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, based on the graphic novel-memoir by Alison […]

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            “Bloomsday” at North Coast Rep

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            Touches on Past, Present and Future TR Robertson — Irish writer James Joyce’s 1922 classic novel Ulysses has been the inspiration for many different things, both in literature and in society. One inspiration began in 1954 when two friends, John Ryan and Brian O’Nolan, organized a daylong pilgrimage to various places in Dublin, Ireland, that were […]

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            2020 Champion for the Arts Announcement

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            Solana Beach, CA — Five years ago, North Coast Repertory Theatre announced the creation of San Diego’s Champion for the Arts® Award, a community-wide effort to honor individuals who have made a difference in the Arts. The award will be presented at North Coast Repertory Theatre’s  2020 Spotlight Gala, to be held on March 22nd […]

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