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Healthy Community Healthy You: Sunburns – Skin On Fire

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Megan Johnson McCullough –The quest for the perfect tan can have a person sitting or lying in the sun for hours with very little attire. Then the person is left looking like a lobster, beat red from exposure with the intention that tomorrow the golden brown will settle in. Even with all of today’s warnings […]

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The Remaining Secret Menus of Fast-Food Restaurants – Part 3 of 3

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TR Robertson — The third and final list of secret menus from some of the popular fast-food restaurants concludes this investigation of the mystery that surrounds many of the Secret Menus of these establishments. These Secret Menus are the creation of many of the patrons that frequent these restaurants and the creative minds that take […]

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Resources For Businesses & Employers

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We continue to work for you, our members.Thank you for all you are doing to keep #VistaStrong! A CALL TO ACTION— Since the COVID-19 pandemic began over 65 million Americans have filed for unemployment and over 100,000 small businesses have closed for good.Send a message to your members of Congress! We need them to save the […]

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First-of-its-Kind Shared Brewery, Winery & Restaurant Opening

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Vista CA –From historic downtowns to industrial parks, craft breweries continue to tap into the thriving beer business. In fact, the craft beer market in 2019 brought in $29.3 billion, accounting for more than 25% of the $116 billion U.S. beer industry, according to the Brewers Association.  The potential for profit in the craft beer industry […]

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Commercial Burglary Arrests – Vista

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Vista, CA –Three people are in custody on suspicion of forcing entry and burglarizing “Green Venture” and “Doctor Green RX” marijuana dispensaries in the city of Vista. It happened on 11-19-2020 between 0200 and 0400 hours. The suspect(s) shattered the doors and forced entry into both locations, removing approximately $300.00 worth of property from 1406 […]

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City Of Vista Celebrates The Holidays

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“Jingle Terrace Park” Drive-Thru Holiday Light Experience Lights Up Brengle Terrace Park Nightly December 5 to 28, 2020 Moonlight Amphitheatre Offers Audio-Streamed Production of “Miracle On 34th Street; A Radio Musical Play” Available for download starting December 10, 2020 Vista, CA – The launch of a new holiday light drive-thru experience and an audio streaming […]

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Special Thanksgiving Treats

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Vista, CA — Special Thanksgiving Treats – Vegan & Gluten Free Cupcakes Due to high demand, we are taking orders for our fresh baked cupcakes next week to make sure you get the flavor and preference that you would like! Flavors: (All Available Vegan & Gluten Free) Pumpkin– Made with pumpkins from the FarmChocolate– Made […]

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Eleanor Hutchins Honored With A North County Philanthropy Council 2020 Volunteer of the Year Award

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TR Robertson –Ninety-three North County members of various business and organizations were honored Thursday at an online presentation on KCOT-TV as recipients of this year’s North County Philanthropy Council Volunteers of the Year representing their group. This is the 33rd year the NCPC has given out these awards. In quoting the NCPC, “Each of the […]

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    Carlsbad City Manager

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    Carlsbad, CA — Given all the somber news I’ve had to share lately, I want to start today with something positive. The city recently launched a photo series profiling local residents and sharing their stories of life during the COVID-19 pandemic. By highlighting all the ways our community members are caring for themselves and each other, […]

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    Supervisor Jim Desmond

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    Behavioral Health Progress When I came into office two years ago, North County was facing a behavioral health crisis with the suspension of Tri-City Hospital’s behavioral health unit and losses of other facilities and resources. Law enforcement was having to take people in crisis from North County all of the way to our facility at […]

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    Grant Awarded For Final Design Of Loma Alta Wetland Enhancement

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    Oceanside, CA — On November 17, 2020, the City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department was notified of a preliminary grant award of $175,000 from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation’s Coastal Resiliency Fund. The award will fund the final design of the City’s Loma Alta Slough Wetlands Enhancement Project. The project will restore and enhance […]

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    Prostitution Sting – Encinitas

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    Encinitas, CA –Seven men were arrested following a human trafficking prostitution sting in the North County. Deputies with the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station Community Oriented Policing Team conducted the five-hour operation on Tuesday, November 17th to help reduce the demand for sex trafficking in the City of Encinitas. Deputies communicated with prospective sex buyers online. […]

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    Art & Sound

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    The Show Must Go On Old meets New at the Drive-In We first opened the Drive-In in August – even in the midst of the pandemic we’ve been committed to bringing the community the finest entertainment around! Even after moving locations, the Drive-In is still going strong with great shows all season long.  We’ve got […]

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    Rescue of Three Human Trafficking Victims

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    On November 16th, the San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force (SDHTTF) received two leads for two separate juvenile victims who were being trafficked in San Diego County. The first lead was provided to County Probation by the 17-year-old victim’s mother and relayed to SDHTTF for follow-up. SDHTTF found evidence the juvenile was engaging in commercial […]

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    Boys & Girls Clubs Of Carlsbad Announces Evan Perkins As New CEO

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    Carlsbad, CA – November, 2020 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad is delighted to announce the appointment of Evan Perkins as its new CEO effective immediately. Evan was hired in 2012 as a Youth Development Professional. He has held various roles in his eight years of service including Program Director, Clubhouse Director, and most […]

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    City Of San Marcos Recognized For Visionary Creation- New Downtown Core

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    San Marcos, CA — It’s a rare occurrence to have the opportunity to create a new, thriving downtown core for an already established city. Yet that’s exactly what a shared vision between the City of San Marcos, Sea Breeze Properties and California State University San Marcos conceived. Enter North City – San Marcos’ new downtown gathering […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Does California Owe You Money?

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — The state could owe you money. The holiday season is fast approaching and many are suffering from severe economic distress resulting from the COVID-19 shutdowns, so take a few minutes to see if you have some money coming to you. The State of California is sitting on almost $10 billion in […]

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      Get Covered With Health Insurance in 2021

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      Covered California is urging people to “get covered and stay covered” during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, not only with masks to fight against the pandemic, but also with quality health care coverage. Open enrollment is underway right now, and during these trying times, having a health plan you can count on is more important than […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron New Legislative Session

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — The Legislature will open on December 7th with the swearing in of all members and start the 2021-2022 session. Though a few bills are likely to introduced, the day is largely ceremonial, and the new session will begin in earnest on January 6th. Next year my priorities will continue to be […]

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      Senator Jones ‘It Is The Time For Choosing & Action’

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      Senator Brian Jones — As regional leaders, we face unprecedented challenges. The decisions we make today to address those challenges will be felt by those we serve long after we leave office. This moment of crisis presents us with a choice: what kind of region, state and country do we want to be? The choice […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Looking Forward

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron –I am very grateful for the opportunity to continue serving as your Representative in the State Assembly. As we look forward to the beginning of our next session, I will keep fighting for important legislative priorities like expanding access to quality and affordable healthcare, reducing taxes, addressing housing and homelessness, supporting small businesses, and revitalizing our […]

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      Senator Bates Announces Housing Planning Grants For Encinitas & Oceanside

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       Sacramento, CA — Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has announced that the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has awarded Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) grants to the cities of Encinitas ($300,000) and Oceanside ($500,000) to help create more housing supply. “I thank the Department of Housing and Community Development for awarding housing planning grants […]

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      Boerner Horvath Announces 2020 Veteran & Military Service Award Recipients

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      For Assembly District 76  Carlsbad, CA  —  Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath is announcing the honorees for the 2020 Veteran and Service Member Awards for the 76th Assembly District. In the month of October, the North County community responded to the call for nominations with a diverse array of nominees. These nominees were chosen because of their outstanding […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron Coping with Stress

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — This has been a tough year for all of us. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in business shutdowns, growing unemployment and extreme economic distress, along with related public health/mental health impacts for thousands.  And now, the drawn-out election aftermath and the fast approaching holiday season will be adding to what’s already been […]

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        The Dangerous Guest – Thomas Calabrese

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        Avoid Large Gatherings Thomas Calabrese — Steve Nielsen grew up in Alameda, California and joined the Marines after high school. He served six years in the Infantry and Recon Battalion before returning to civilian life. He enrolled at Laney Junior college and got a job as a forklift operator in a medical warehouse in San […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Kim: As I have gotten older my balance is not as good. What are some things I can do at home to work on this?? Megan: You definitely want to prevent falls and being independent also makes you feel better. When at home be sure that the area around you is clear of clutter in […]

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        One Man’s Perspective (A Commentary)

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        Take It For What It’s Worth Thomas Calabrese –I’ve been writing for most of my life and I have always enjoyed creating a story or a poem in my mind and then putting those thoughts into words on a sheet of paper. It has been more of a way to release stress than it was […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Nikki: I sprained my ankle and it’s nothing out of the ordinary but I was advised not to exercise for an entire week. What’s the best at home way to recover from an ankle sprain and do have you any type of workouts I could still do?? Megan: Your doctor’s recommendation always comes first. You […]

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        Hoofbeats And Pistol Shots Thomas Calabrese

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        Wild West Version Thomas Calabrese– Nathan Cameron was an adventurous soul and as soon as he turned 16 years of age, he told his ma and pa, “I need to be moving on, there’s a big country out there and I aim to see it.” Dan Cameron knew it wouldn’t have done any good to […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Lexie: My face gets so red when I work out. Why does that happen and how can I help it not happen?? Megan: When we exercise, blood flow increases and so does our body temperature. Blood is brought towards the surface of our skin and we start to sweat to be able to cool down. […]

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        The Presidential Assassin Part II – Thomas Calabrese

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        And His Vigilante White House Staff Part Two When they didn’t receive confirmation that Clint Lattimore was dead, those involved in the conspiracy to kill him didn’t know how to proceed. There was no police report or news story about the incident. It was basically a non-event. When they contacted the secret criminal organization that […]

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        From Halloween Tragic To Magic

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        Ruth Reed, Ph.D The bad news spread fast like wild fire, As kids soon heard they couldn’t “Trick or Treat” And get all that delicious candy That is so tasty and very sweet! Kids stomped their feet and yelled and screamed. All shed tears with their hearts so sad. They all did not want to go […]

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          San Diego Aztec Malachi Flynn Drafted By Toronto

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          San Diego, CA —Congratulations Malachi Flynn (1st Round Toronto Raptures, 2020). We thank you for the many highlights, the memories and the great run 2019-20, 30-2 & 17-1 Conference!

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          College And NFL Wrap-up

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          David Willauer — 11-12-20-Boise State 42 Colorado State 21 – BSU Helix alum Ezekiel Noa 5 tackles and Point Loma alum JL Skinner 4 tackles. 11-14-20 San Diego State 34 Hawaii 10 -Mater Dei alum Quentin Frazier 2 tackles for the Rainbows of Hawaii.  SDSU Helix alum Carson Baker 4 completions out of 13 attempts […]

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          Kaitlyn Farley – All-Avocado West

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          Kaitlyn Farley | SS/OF | Encinitas, Calif. | La Costa Canyon David Willauer –Received first team All-Avocado West honors as a sophomore…Plays club ball for Athletics Jendro Premier…Helped the squad qualify for the 2019 PGF Premier and had the highest batting average on the team (.558)…A two-time USSSA World Series Champion with Athletics Jendro Premier […]

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          College And NFL Stats And Scores

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          David Willauer —Oregon 35 Stanford 14 Oregon:  Mater Dei alum CJ Verdell 10 yard touchdown run along with 20 carries for 109 yards. Washington State 38 Oregon State 28 Helix alum Jahad Woods 5 tackles for WSU. USC 28 Arizona State 27 Helix alum Isaac Taylor Stewart 1 tackle for USC Colorado 48 UCLA 42 San […]

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          College & NFL Player Updates

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          David Willauer –More San Diego State stats at Utah State Tariq Thompson, St. Augustine’s 3 tacklesJess Matthews, Christian 3 receptions for 24 yards TJ Sullivan, Mount Miguel, 1 reception for 5 yards.  Las Vegas Raiders 16 Cleveland Browns 6-Mount Miguel alum Corey Littleton 5 tackles for Las Vegas. Seattle Seahawks 37 San Francisco 49ers 27 Mission Hills […]

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          North County College Football Players

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          David Willauer —Wyoming 31 Hawaii 7-Mater Dei Alum Quentin Fraser recorded 8 tackles for Hawaii.  Wyoming Azeez Hearn from Oceanside recorded 1 tackle and Lincoln alum Charles Hicks 4 tackles.  Ohio State 38 Penn State 25-Mission Hills alum Chris Olave 7 receptions for 120 2 touchdown pass catches for 26 and 49 yards.  San Jose […]

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          North County NFL Players

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          David Willauer —San Francisco 49ers 33 New England Patriots 6 Mission Hills alum Fred Warner 7 tackles and 1 interception for the 49ers. Helix alum Jamar Taylor recorded 3 sacks for San Francisco.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers 45 Las Vegas Raiders 20 Corey Littleton Mt. Miguel Alum 8 tackles for Las Vegas. Kansas City Chiefs 43 […]

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          North County College Football Highlights

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          David Willauer —Brigham Young 52 Texas State 14 Mission Hills alum Troy Warner registered 4 tackles.  Ohio State 52 Nebraska 17 Mission Hills alum Chris Olave 6 receptions for 104 yards 0 touchdowns.  San Diego State 34 UNLV 6 Carlsbad alum Cameron Thomas 1 tackle for SDSU. Boise State 42 Utah State 13 Justis Tei […]

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            EXTENDED by Popular Demand Closes November 29th

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            Bernard Slade’s wickedly funny comedy explores a love affair between two seemingly ordinary people who meet once a year. SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR deftly examines the monumental political, social, and personal changes that impact their lives over the course of 25 years. This play will have you laughing one moment and wiping away tears the […]

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            North Coast Repertory Theatre Stages Timely Griping Drama ‘An Iliad’

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            Streaming December 9 , 2020– January 3, 2021 Solana Beach, CA. – AN ILIAD is a dynamic tour-de-force adaptation of Homer’s classic poem about the Trojan War. A war-weary poet recalls the nobility, savagery and valor of the battles and warriors, while deftly exploring the human costs of war through the centuries. Award-winning actor Richard Baird […]

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            Unveiled Starts Friday! Get Access For Only $15

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            Unveiled begins on Friday!Get your ticket before time runs out Watch playwright and performer Rohina Malik sharing an excerpt from Unveiled and talking about the power of writing in her TEDx Talk. Click Here To Reserve Your Spot! Unveiled begins on Friday at 7 PM Pacific! Each stream is followed by a live online talkback with Rohina. Tickets are only […]

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            Roustabout Theatre Co. “No Way Back”

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            The Roustabaout Theatre Company presents the world premier of “No Way Back”. By Mahshid Fashandi Hager filmed for streaming online. Available on-demand November 14th – December 13, 2020. Starring Jessica John and directed by Fran Gercke. San Diego, Calif. – The Roustabouts Theatre Co. continues its successful Main Stage streaming season with the world premiere […]

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            Tony Winners + A Timeless Holiday Tale At La Jolla Playhouse

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            Charles Dickens; A Christmas Carol Streaming November 28th to January 3rd at La Jolla Playhouse,

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            NC Rep -A Christmas Carol

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            Filmed Plays On Line from North Coast Rep streaming December 9-31st.

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            La Jolla Playhouse Digital Content

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            You Are Here: A Homebound Travelogue: Digital Viewing Begins November 16 Marike Splint’s (2017 WOW Festival’s Among Us) fascinating Digital Without Walls (WOW) piece invites audiences on a road trip around the world in Google Earth. A visual experience that takes us down the forgotten roads of our personal geographies and the highways to places we long to […]

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            San Diego REP to Stream Rohina Malik’s Unveiled

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            San Diego, CA – October 28, 2020 – San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today the details of Unveiled, by award-winning playwright Rohina Malik. The play, which has been performed at theatres across the nation, will be streamed November 13 at 7 PM, November 14 at 5 PM and November 15 at 2 […]

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