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Vista Attempted Kidnapping

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Suspect Attempts to Abduct Teenage Girl Vista, CA — On  March 6th, 2021 at about 8:30 PM, a thirty-year-old white male adult attempted to kidnap a thirteen-year-old Hispanic female while she stood in front of the “Water Shack” ice cream shop located at 807 North Santa Fe Ave, in the City of Vista. After repeatedly […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You: Appetite – The Eating Factor

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Megan Johnson McCullough –Most of us don’t struggle to have an appetite. Eating is a constant factor in our lives. It is a necessary component, filled with endless possibilities. And let’s face it, if there was a magic solution to controlling our appetites the inventor would be one rich person. There are several influences that […]

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Weirdest Laws in the United States – Part 6

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TR Robertson — The final list of strange, unusual, and bizarre laws that have existed and still exist in the U.S. will take you from South Carolina to Wyoming. The extensive list in the articles just shows you that you might have to be a little more careful, depending on where you live, if your […]

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Some Neat Informative Trivia – #28

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TR Robertson — It just keeps coming, those fascinating bits and pieces of fairly useless but interesting trivial parts of everything around us. Here is more for you to contemplate and register in the depths of your mind. Standing around burns calories. On average a 150-pound person burns 114 calories per hour while doing nothing. […]

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What’s HappeningAt The Elks

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This week at the Elks…

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March Government Affairs Meeting

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March Government Affairs Committee Hears about Organics Recycling and Solutions for Change TR Robertson — The Vista Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee March virtual meeting heard from two organizations designed and operating to assist people in quite different, but very important ways. The first presenter was Jim Ambroso, General Manager of EDCO, as he […]

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Moonlight Angels Virtual Bingo

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Join us as we play Bingo on Zoom on Sunday March 28, beginning at Check in 3:45 and ending at 5:30 pm.

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Vista Community Clinic Local Medical Assistant Training Program

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Continues to Change Futures in an Affordable Way An affordable and locally offered medical assistant training program graduated a new group of students earlier this year; its first during the pandemic. The program is a joint offering between Vista Community Clinic (VCC) and Cal State University San Marcos Extended Learning. Hands-on training, lecture, and internships […]

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    Higher Mortgage Rates Can’t Stop Strong Sales

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    Quick takeaways: Buy now before mortgage rates climb higher. Homebuyers report they can afford more than expected. First steps for self-employed people seeking a mortgage. Stimulus and pandemic recovery could supercharge the 2021 economy. Millennial generation driving home sales. Read on for more coverage. Mortgage Rates Climb Rates climbed to 2.81%, their highest point since […]

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    Supervisor Jim Desmond

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    Supervisor Jim Desmond | 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

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    Carlsbad City Manager

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    Carlsbad, CA –So close. That’s the prevailing sentiment this week as San Diego County missed the chance to move to the less restrictive red tier due to a case per 100,000 rate of 10.8. The threshold is 7 or fewer. In updating the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, the public health officer hinted […]

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    Leprechauns, Cabaret, – It’s Springtime at The Center!

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    Cabaret in the Courtyard NEW DATES COMING!Our Cabaret in the Courtyard shows are SOLD OUT.  Tickets were snapped up in minutes!  You asked, so we listened – we’re adding more dates!Tickets will go on sale Friday, but will be available to MEMBERS ONLY. Don’t want to miss your chance at tickets? Become a member today! March 21- A […]

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    Trying – North Coast Repertory Theatre

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    TRYING: “Exquisitely moving and compelling.” – Variety Trying By Joanna McClelland GlassDirected by David Ellenstein STREAMING March 24th – April 18thBased on the playwright’s experience as an assistant to famed Attorney General and Chief Judge at Nuremberg, Francis Biddle, during the final year of his life. The play is a riveting portrayal of two wildly different personalities […]

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    Virtual Movie Night –North County Climate Change

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    NCCCA Presents “Virtual Movie Night” featuring the award winning documentary, Seeding Change: The Power of Conscious Commerce. Discussion Panel including Q&A with entrepreneurs who have climate solutions built into their business models:Thursday, March 11th5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PTFilm available to view: March 9-10. Please register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kcemvrDotGtYB2lmsRqmo1sNla1ow9i4c?fbclid=IwAR32vfe6OHq-EA0SiGKRGfToewPkZ1bPaGpmKdoj_b0Q-0rVCJKeN4Kdqh4 After registering you will receive a […]

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    What’s Up Downtown Oceanside

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    Made-to-Order Buy the Box Book Sales Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 602 Civic Center Drive The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are now offering made-to-order boxes of books. Boxes are sorted by author or categories including fiction, nonfiction, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, children’s, cookbooks, mysteries, biographies, holiday CDs and more. Each box costs $5 ($7 for oversized books). Paperbacks […]

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    “Music At The Shoppes” Returns to Carlsbad

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    The Shoppes at Carlsbad – Acoustic Tunes to Complement Patio Dining Throughout March WHAT: As residents take advantage of outdoor dining options and warmer and longer days, now is the perfect time for music al fresco. To enhance and elevate the patio dining experience, The Shoppes at Carlsbad is proud to bring back “Music at the […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron-Wildfire Threats

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — California’s 2020 wildfire season set back the state’s fight against climate change, putting more carbon dioxide into the air than millions of passenger vehicles driving over the course of a year.  Almost 4.2 million acres burned from 9600 fires, killing 31 people, and emitting an estimated 112 million metric tons of […]

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      Senate Republicans Push for More in School Reopening Plan

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      Sacramento, CA– – Today, students and parents may believe they are a step closer to returning to in-person instruction with the passage of the Governor’s reopening plan (Assembly Bill 86), but they are not. Nothing in the bill actually requires schools to reopen, but it merely incentivizes them to do so.“With the same stroke of […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Covid Relief for Californians

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      Sacramento, CA — Assemblymember Marie Waldron – Last week I supported bi-partisan legislation signed by the Governor to mitigate the economic and social damage done by the long, state-imposed COVID shutdowns. This legislative package, funded without new taxes from existing General Fund revenues, included a bill I co-authored to provide assistance for small businesses and […]

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      Senator Bates Reintroduces Measure to Strengthen Prop. 13 and End Abuses

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      Bill Could Generate $269 Million in New Tax Revenue – Without Raising Taxes SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that she has reintroduced legislation to correct an outdated interpretation of property “change of ownership” that has been part of the long running debate around commercial property and Proposition 13 (the 1978 initiative that […]

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      California Republicans Request Governor Make COVID-19 Relief Business Loans Tax-Free

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      Sacramento, CA – California State Senate Republicans support legislative efforts that would make state and federal COVID-19 relief dollars free from tax liability for businesses and allow them to fully deduct expenses paid for with forgiven loans. Senate Bill 265 introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) would apply to both future pandemic-related relief funds as well as retroactively to recipients who […]

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      Senator Jones Will Co-host 8th Blood Drive In Last 10 Months

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      This one with the Red Cross & Escondido Chamber of Commerce Who?Staff of Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee), representatives of the American Red Cross of San Diego, the Escondido Chamber of Commerce and local community leaders. What?The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Escondido for local residents to donate blood. PLEASE USE THIS LINK IF YOU’D LIKE […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Rebuilding Lake Wohlford Dam

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron –Lake Wohlford Dam is an important water storage, flood control and recreational facility that has served Escondido for generations. Restoring storage capacity and making it earthquake-safe is critically important, which is why I introduced AB 692. The dam was originally constructed in 1895 to store water transported via a wooden flume from […]

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      Governor & Democrats Join Senate Republicans to ‘Keep California Working’

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      Sacrameto, CA — – Thanks to bipartisan efforts, struggling small businesses and non-profits received a much-needed boost today. Senate Republicans are pleased that Senate Democrats joined them in passing an early action budget measure that will provide more than $2 billion in immediate economic relief to job creators and non-profits that have been affected by […]

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        Under the Dog Park Moon – Thomas Calabrese

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        You Just Never Can Be Sure Thomas Calabrese –The Crest Recreational Park in Oceanside, California was never intended to be an off-leash dog park, but it evolved into one. I actually believe the City only put up the sign that read; All dogs must be kept on leash, as their protection from liability if some […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Phillip: Why do people say carbs are bad for you?  Megan: Too be clear, not all carbs are bad. Your body uses the glucose from carbs for energy production, however, an excess of carbs that are not used for this energy then get stored as fat. The sugar (glucose) in carbs gets broken down into simple […]

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        Just Passing Through – Thomas Calabrese

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        Two Fast Guns Thomas Calabrese — Rancho Santa Margarita y Las Flores was a 133,440 acre Spanish land grant. In 1841, Governor Juan Alvardo granted 89,742 acres to Pio and Andres Pico. In 1863, Juan Forster, an Englishman who was also a Mexican citizen, married Pio Pico’s sister, Ysidora. He paid off Pio’s and Andres’ […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Chrissy: My daughter keeps picking up lice from daycare and I am so frustrated. On my part, what can I do to help prevent  this from happening? Megan: Daycare is a place to learn how to share but sharing lice is not good. First and foremost teach your daughter not to share anything that touches your […]

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        Impeaches and Cream -Thomas Calabrese

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        They Put The Hype In Hypocrisy Thomas Calabrese — It was a beautiful morning. The sun was shining and the dew was glistening on the leaves like a million diamonds dangling from the trees. There were mixed scents of jasmine, carnation and summer flowers drifting on the breeze. Chief Petty Officer John Thorne almost wished […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Richie: Do eggs really cause high cholesterol?? Megan: Eating eggs is a great source of protein and the general rule is that 3 whole eggs per day is safe. Eggs do raise the good HDL cholesterol and for someleople even though they could raise bad LDL cholesterol it is not necessarily a cause for concern […]

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        Sergeant Wonderful and Ernest T. Best – Thomas Calabrese

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        They Had Skills Thomas Calabrese — Hank Lee grew up on a cattle ranch outside Dumas, Texas in the Northern High Plains region, often called the Panhandle. This area is ranked as the number one county in Texas for cattle population. His father, Virgil, was a rough and tumble cowboy who served as a gunner […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Jarred: Falling asleep has been difficult for me so I’m considering melatonin. Is it safe to take?  Megan: Sleep deprivation is certainly not desirable and sleeping pills can become habit forming. Melatonin is meant to be used temporarily just like any medication. Generally it is safe and has little side effects, but that is not […]

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          North County College Baseball Athletes

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          Arizona 12 Oklahoma 1 San Marcos alum Jacob Blas 2 for 4 with a single and home run for Arizona and Cathedral Catholic alum Preston Price came in relief for the Wildcats as he pitched 2 innings and 5 strikeouts. Carlsbad alum Conor McKenna 0 for 3 with 1 walk for Oklahoma. Stanford 10 San […]

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          Vista Little League Spring 2021 Underway

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          Let’s Get This Started! Practices in the upper divisions (AAA, Majors, and Intermediate) kicked off on Monday, March 1st. It was so great to see our players back on the fields again. Of course, with the beginning of the season comes the obligatory rain to push things back for a couple of teams.  Announcements Covid-19 […]

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          North County Baseball Athletes

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          Stephen F Austin 9 Oklahoma 5 – Carlsbad alum Connor McKenna 1 for 5 with a solo home run for the Sooners. Cal Poly 2 USC 1  -Carlsbad alum Jacob Blass 2 for 5 with 2 singles and 1 RBI. Washington State 19 Dixie State 5 – Dixie performers El Camino’s Jack Gonzales suffers his […]

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          Padres Spring Training Tickets Go On Sale Feb. 24th

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          SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres announced details today surrounding Spring Training home games at the Peoria Sports Complex including ticketing information and updated safety protocols. In accordance with local, state and Major League Baseball COVID-19 protocols, the Peoria Sports Complex will operate at 16% capacity allowing for 1,960 fans in the ballpark, which […]

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          San Diego Aztecs Vs Fresno

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          David Willauer – San Diego Aztecs beat Fresno State 67-53. Nothing was falling early for San Diego State against Fresno State. “That first layup was like, ‘Holy smokes, it’s going to be one of those nights?’ ” Aztecs coach Brian Dutcher said.  Matt Mitchell scored 19 points and Pulliam matched his career high with 18 for San Diego […]

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          North County Basketball Highlights

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          David Willauer — Two local North County Athletes made headlines in college basketball on Friday February 19, 2021. In a Big West Men’s Conference battle UC Riverside defeated new Big West Conference UCSan Diego by a 81-75 score.  San Marcos alum Mikey Howell scored 3 points for the Tritons of UCSD. In the Women’s Pac […]

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          North County Athletes Playing College Baseball

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          David Willauer- A list of Local North County Athletes playing Baseball Stanford:  Vin Martinez, San Marcos • John Worley High Tech San Marcos • Garrett Nielsen, Carlsbad California:  Sam Wezniak, Sage Creek  UCLA:  Carron Hamro, Rancho Buena Vista Arizona: Jacob Blass, Carlsbad Dixie State: Jack Gonzales, El Camino San Diego State: Ryan Orr, LaCosta Canyon  […]

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          North County College Basketball Athletes

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          University of Nevada Reno 75 University of Nevada Las Vegas 72 UNR Mission Hills alum Warren Washington scored 15 points Memphis 96 Central Florida 69 Mission Bay alum Boogie Ellis scored 11 points. Memphis 75 Central Florida 61 Boogie Ellis 9 points for Memphis. Montana 70 Portland State 64 Foothills Christian alum Derek Carter Hollinger […]

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            SD REP- Only A Few Spots Left For Bollywood Kitchen!

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            A portion of ticket sales support San Diego REP! Only a few spots left for this weekend! Final performances Friday and Saturday Get tickets today! What’s in a Bollywood Box?Included with the Bollywood Foodie level, the Bollywood Box is shipped to your doorstep in advance of your performance. A shopping list of perishable items that […]

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            Patio Playhouse Community Theater Presents “Kings Among Men”

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            Escondido, CA – (February, 2021) Patio Playhouse Community Theater is proud to present a Zoom reading of new play Kings Among Men by local playwright David Marshall. In its debut read, Kings Among Men is a powerful retelling of the fall of the Knights Templar and resonates with audiences today through its themes of integrity, […]

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            New Village Film Club -Saving Stories Premieres Friday!

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            San Diego dramatists connect with storytellers currently isolated in assisted and skilled nursing facilities. Join us for streaming performances of their stories by San Diego actors in this special online event that is free to the public. The first series of performances premieres on Friday, February 26 @ 7pm, and will be followed by a […]

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            Hershey Felder, Puccini!

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            ANOTHER WORLD PREMIERE! HERSHEY FELDERPuccini – Live from FlorenceMarch 14 at 5 PM PacificThe story of a boy who gets to meet his musical hero.Get your tickets now! “If streaming is here to stay, this ishow it should be done” -Broadway World Hershey Felder, PUCCINI is the story of a young musician in love with the world […]

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            29th Annual Kuumba Festival

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            This years annual feast is a virtual celebration. Honoring special Royal Court Community Honorees. Dr. Wilma Wooton; Dr Shirley Weber; Jacqueline Jackson; and Mrs Ardell Matthews. San Diego has a rich and vibrant African American culture.  In order to survive and prosper, the Black community has always used its creativity for motivation, collective work, encouraging […]

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            Pablo Picasso, Film Club & Saving Stories

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            A Weekend With Pablo Picasso is Live! Herbert Siguenza’s unforgettable performance as Pablo Picasso is now available as a filmed adaptation! This is the perfect opportunity to discover (or re-discover) this haunting, provocative, and captivating production, fully-realized as a filmed adaptation of the critically-acclaimed stage play written by and starring Siguenza.From NVA’s 2019 production of A Weekend […]

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            TRYING From North Coast Repertory Theatre

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            Combines History, Humanity, And Humor – Streaming March 24, to April 18, 2021 Solana Beach, CA. – In an era where truth and values are being hotly debated, TRYING presents an intriguing snapshot of American history. The story is based on playwright Joanna McClelland Glass’s experience as an assistant to famed Attorney General and Chief […]

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            Missed Before Fiddler Because Of The Big Game?

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            Did you miss the live broadcast of…Hershey Felder as Sholem Aleichem inBEFORE FIDDLERFeaturing the KLEZMERATA FIORENTINA You can still purchase on-demand video access through Sunday! “If streaming is here to stay, this is the way to do it..”– Peter Danish, BROADWAYWORLD Before “Fiddler on The Roof,” there was SHOLEM ALEICHEM, the author upon whose stories “Fiddler” was […]

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