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American Legion Post 365 Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner

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Vista CA– We are looking forward once again to having our annual Turkey Day dinner at the post. As in the past, there is no charge for this dinner. Buffet Dinner November 28th 2-4 PM BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP.If you plan on donating a turkey, cash, or other food items, we need to hear […]

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Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision in Vista

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Vista, CA– On November 19, 2019, at approximately 05:45 AM, deputies from the Vista Patrol Station responded to a report of a vehicle that had collided with a pedestrian near 823 E. Vista Way, Vista. Based on the preliminary investigation, it was determined a vehicle was traveling northbound on E. Vista Way and the pedestrian […]

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North County Food Bank Moves To Vista

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Vista, CA — The North County Food Bank will complete the second phase of our North County Hunger Initiative by celebrating the opening of our newly leased 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Vista. Moving to Vista – What Our Larger Facility Has in Store …The North County Food Bank’s leased facility will enable us to further expand […]

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Winter Storm To Bring Rain. Storm Preparedness Tips

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Vista, CA — The City’s Public Works Department  has been busy behind the scenes preparing for winter rain events, including the forecasted storm on Wednesday. Crews have removed debris from storm drains and are strengthening road and park infrastructure before the expected rain hits. Some street flooding may occur in low lying areas of the city if […]

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Holiday Toy Drive For City’s Adopted Marine Unit Post

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Vista, CA — Drop off unwrapped toys at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, first floor lobby by the receptionist desk.Civic Center  Hours. Drop off unwrapped toys at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, first floor lobby by the receptionist deskCivic Center  Hours. The City is sponsoring a holiday Toy Drive for its […]

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Traffic Improvements To Reduce Congestion on Civic Center Drive

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Construction on the Civic Center Drive new turn lane is expected to be completed in December, 2019.   Vista, CA — Work is underway by City of Vista contractors on a road improvement project to relieve traffic congestion along the northbound lanes on Civic Center Drive at Postal Way. The northbound lanes at the intersection will be widened to make room […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You: E-Coli- Bacterium with a Vengeance

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Megan Johnson McCullough –E Coli is a bacterium found in the intestines of human and the gut of animals. The technical term is “Escherichia coli”. This bacterium has warranted itself quite the bad reputation. Most of the time E Coli is harmless and actually helps the digestive system. However, when the bad type of E […]

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Homes On Holiday Home Tour

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Vista, CA — The 33rd annual Holiday Homes Tour will take place on Sunday, December 8th this year. The Vista Community Clinic Holiday Homes Tour is a favorite tradition of the season for hundreds of area residents. Held on the second Sunday of December each year, the tour provides a close-up look at some of […]

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    Lions Gift of Sight

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    Fallbrook, CA — The San Diego North County Lions Club is hosting a free consultation, vision screening and free refurbished eyeglasses on Saturday, November 23 from 8 AM to 2 PM at 1636 East mission Road, in Fallbrook. All ages are welcome. A free shuttle service will be available with the pickup at the Fallbrook […]

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    ‘Tis the Season in Oceanside

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    Dickens Returns to Oceanside Our take on this holiday classic returns to The Brooks via OTC as a radio play. Join us in the WOTC radio studios as six actors bring this timeless story to life. You’ll meet Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present and Future.Two Weekends Only, […]

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    Wild Wonders Offers Discounts For Military

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    Wild Wonders offers discounts for Military families through November Bonsall, CA– November, 2019 There is less than two weeks left before our Military Appreciation Month promotion ends! Join us for a Behind the Scenes tour at Wild Wonders specially priced for Military families (active duty or not) this month. Your personal keeper / educator will […]

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    New Apprenticeship Program Will Benefit Camp Pendleton Marines

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    Palomar College has secured a nearly $500,000 grant to provide Marines in training with Palomar credit and 2,000 on-the-job training hours as part of the new Military Leadership Apprenticeship program. SAN MARCOS, CA ― As soon as next fall, Marines at Camp Pendleton will be able to articulate their classroom time in US Marine Corps […]

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    Local Hoopsters Compete In Free Throw Competition

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    San Marcos, CA, November, 2019 — Basketball champions were honored by Mayor Rebecca Jones of San Marcos for their great free throw shooting. Boys and girls from 8-13 competed for trophies and basketball prizes provided by the Vista Elks Lodge 1968. Youths from the San Marcos Boys and Girls Club and from club teams practicing […]

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    Holiday Cheft’overs Event

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    CITY OF OCEANSIDE AND O’SIDE KITCHEN COLLABORATIVE TO HOST “HOLIDAY CHEFT’OVERS” EVENT NOV. 23 Oceanside, CA– Free Workshop Sponsored by the City of Oceanside will Teach Participants How to Turn Leftovers into a Tasty Redo, Reduce Holiday Waste and Incorporate Sustainability into the Season In anticipation of the kickoff to the holiday season, the City […]

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    School Threats – Bonsall

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    Bonsall, CA — On November 13, 2019 at about 10:40 am, deputies responded to Bonsall High School located at 7350 West Lilac Road to investigate information that was received by school officials that a male student possibly had a firearm on campus. Further information was obtained that the suspect had made specific threats to commit […]

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    Groundbreaking Ceremony AGC Headquarters and Apprenticeship Training Center

    By   6 days ago

    Lakeside, CA –Thursday at 3:00 PM, the Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter, Inc. (AGC) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its East County Headquarters and Apprenticeship Training Center. The ceremony held at 10140 Riverford Road in Lakeside, which is in the center of a growing construction industry hub that stretches across East County.  Speakers […]

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      Senator Bates Announces More Funding to Address Homelessness

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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 more than $1 million in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) to Orange and San Diego counties to reduce homelessness. These grants are in addition to the $2.5 million in state funding that Senator Bates previously […]

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      Senator Bates Announces State Funding to Help Carlsbad Create More Housing

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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 $310,000 to the City of Carlsbad to help create more housing supply. “I am pleased that the California Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded Carlsbad a grant to encourage more housing production,” said Senator […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Supporting People and Jobs

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      Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Marie Waldron — My husband and I have owned our small retail business for over 25 years. The problems we encountered running that business were some of the primary reasons I first ran for public office. Since joining the Legislature, I have supported a wide range of legislation that would stimulate business […]

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      Supervisor Desmond’s Holiday Open House

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      Supervisor Jim Desmond will host an Holiday Open House on Thursday, December 5th 2-4:30 pm at the Vista Courthouse 325 S Melrose Drive, Vista.

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      What’s Up With Daylight Saving Time? Assemblymember Waldron

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Last November, 60% of California voters passed Proposition 7, aimed at eliminating the bi-annual tradition of moving clocks back in the fall and forward in the spring. Daylight saving time was first imposed as a temporary energy saving measure during World War I, and was re-instated during World War II.  After […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Emergency Resource Information

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      Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember  Unprecedented high winds have led to fires, mandatory evacuations, and power outages across California and have directly impacted our district. The state has launched RESPONSE.CA.GOV to help you get the resources you need during this emergency. Information on this site includes: – Updates on wildfire status– Help finding shelters– Information on transportation impacts– State and local […]

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      Senator Brian Jones to Host Legislative Open House

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      East County’s premier community event to be attended by hundreds of elected officials, community leaders, and citizens Who? ….Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) and his wife Heather, local East County area officials, community leaders and residents along with a diverse group of non-profits. What? …Legislative Open House will offer attendees the opportunity to meet their Senator […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Helping Pets with PAWS San Diego

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      Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember I am proud to announce that I am partnering with the San Diego Humane Society to help pet families by hosting a PAWS San Diego pet food drive donation box at my district office. This year alone, PAWS San Diego will provide more than 1.7 million pet meals to families who are low income, living with chronic illness or […]

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        New Feature – “Ask the All Natural PRO”

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        Question to the All Natural Pro…. Derek: “Hey Megan, what is the recommended amount of exercise someone my age (42) should be doing every week?? “Megan: “Hi Derek. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adults should take part in at least 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) to 300 minutes (5 […]

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        Destined For Great Things Thomas Calabrese

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        Never UnderestimateThe Quiet Ones Thomas Calabrese — Santino Leone’s great-grandfather was Sergio Leone, the great Italian director, producer and screenwriter, credited with being the creator of the Spaghetti Western genre and widely regarded as one of the most influential directors in the history of cinema. His movies included the Dollars Trilogy of Westerns; A Fistful […]

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        Child Passenger Safety Education Program

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        County Receives Grant for Child Passenger Safety Education Program San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Agency, Integrative Services Division announced today a $225,000 grant has been awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to fund programs that educate parents and guardians on child passenger safety. The grant is ongoing through Sept. 30, […]

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        So, You Want to Feel a Little Older?

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        TR Robertson — Holidays will soon be upon us and the time will zoom by into another year. As 2020 fast approaches, it is fun and scary to look back at some of the things many of us have lived thru and many have seen, but not lived thru. Take a look at the list […]

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        Pain Is Our Reminder Thomas Calabrese

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        That We Are Still Alive Thomas Calabrese– Don Ressler was a former Navy Seal and currently working for an international medical supply company as their shipping manager at their Oceanside, California location. He spent ten years in the military and had been with Dryor Industries for just over five years. It was a good company […]

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        Facts and History of our National Holiday – Veterans Day

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        TR Robertson –On Monday we once again honor our military veterans with the celebration of a National holiday established some years ago in commemoration of veterans from all areas of military service past and present. Many take part in the celebration, but do not know the facts, trivia and history surrounding this holiday. The following […]

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        Holidays Are Coming; 5 Tips to Get Rid of Junk Mail

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        Gig Conaughton, County of San Diego Communications Officer — The holidays are coming, bringing friends, family — and unfortunately, more junk mail than you can probably imagine! Want to keep the friends and family but get rid of the junk mail? San Diego County’s Department of Public Works has some tips to help you out. […]

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        Lethal Capabilities – Thomas Calabrese

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        Not Lethal Tendencies Thomas Calabrese — The United States Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) is a component of the United States Special Operations Command. Their core capabilities are direct action, special reconnaissance and foreign internal defense. A detachment of these Marine Raiders were stationed at Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait. Chief Warrant Officer Jeb Gallan had […]

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          Sports News

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          Junior College Football:  Palomar Comets were defeated by San Diego Mesa by a 41-31 score as they finished with a 2-8 record and have lost 5 straight games.  For Palomar St. Augustine’s Rodney Thompson 36 completions out of 56 attempts for 489 yards along with 4 touchdown passes on a 74 yarder to Isaiah Batton, […]

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          Vista Panthers Win Division II CIF Quarter Final 35-14

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          VIDEO Vista Panthers Advance to Semi Final Round with 35-14 win over Christian Patriots in a Division II CIF Quarter Final Playoff David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Dick Haines Field-Vista High School-Vista, CA-The Vista Panthers win Travis Bennett’s touchdown passes of 24 to Ed Nelson and 14 yards to Desmond Taua as he threw for 91 yards, […]

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          North County Sports High School – College

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          CIF Division IV Quarter Final Round –Orange Glen 52 Patrick Henry 28 Ethan Villalobos- 8/12 147 3TD, 1 Rush 7yds Cael Patterson- 39 Carries 285yds 4 TD, 1 Rec 4 yds DJ Harris- 2 Rec 15 yds TD, 2 Rushes 48 yds Travis Ehman- 4 Rec 73 Yds TD Nathan Kells- 1 Rec 59 yds […]

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          Winter Baseball Clinic

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          Hello RBVLL Family, We wanted to let you know of a great opportunity to maximize those baseball skills this winter before the Spring Season starts. RBV High School’s head baseball coach, and former MLB player, Jesse English, has made available Maximum Development 360 at RBV High for players ages 7 – 12 years old. He will instruct […]

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          North County Sports News

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          David Willauer — Former Mission Hills Grizzly Chris Olave 5 receptions for 43 yards scored 1 touchdown reception for 15 yards paced Ohio State to a 73-14 win over Maryland.  Men’s Basketball–The Palomar Comets lost their 2nd game in a row as they were defeated by Long Beach Junior College by a 87-81 score.  For […]

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          North County High School Divisional Playoffs

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          November 16th Open Division Carlsbad Lancers 9-1 at Cathedral Catholic Dons 8-2 Division I  Oceanside Pirates 10-0 at Eastlake Titans 0-Oceanside’s Kavika Tua 32 yard run and rushed for 106 yards Grossmont Foothillers 34 San Marcos Knights 20 Mission Hills Grizzlies 8-2 will host LaCosta Canyon a 25-16 win over Granite Hills on 11-15-19.  Division II […]

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          Rob Ramos Paces Escondido In Win Over Classical Academy

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Chick Embry Field at Wilson Stadium-Escondido High School-Escondido, CA: After 9 straight losing seasons from 2010 to 2018 and 4 under current head football coach Jud Boardman, the football tradition is back! The Cougars prowl once again and the offense proved themselves today on Chick Embry Field at Wilson Stadium. Quarterback Rob […]

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          Spring 2020 Registration is Now Open!

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          Vista, CA — Fall ball is winding down, but the spring season will be here before you know it. In less than four short months, we’ll gather together in the stands to cheer on our sluggers. Be part of your neighborhood Little League—it’s the best local fun around.  Register now and take advantage of our early […]

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            New Village Arts Presents World Premiere Adaptation of “Around the World In 80 Days

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            TR Robertson — Executive Artistic Director and NVA Founder Kristianne Kurner had an idea as she was on a “break” from NVA several months ago. She wanted to use the music of The Shantyannes, a musical group she saw many years ago, in some sort of musical production. Her brainstorm was to take the adaptation of […]

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            Old Globe Announces One-Week Extension of San Diego Christmas Show

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            San Diego, CA — (November, 2019)—Due to popular demand, The Old Globe announced today a one-week-only extension—through Sunday, December 29—of the West Coast premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show, a hilarious family-friendly Scrooge parody set in San Diego. Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, it is written by Gordon Greenberg (the Globe’s The Heart of Rock & Roll and Working, London’s Guys and Dolls and Barnum) and Steve Rosen (The Other […]

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            Impro Theatre’s Dickens UnScripted

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            Impro Theatre’sDickens UnScripted December 16-17, 2019 at 7:30pm Los Angeles Times calls Impro Theatre “Amazing!” One of the funniest evenings as the troupe spins an entire play into comedy gold right before your eyes. Starting with an audience suggestion, the troupe creates completely improvised, full-length plays in the styles of the world’s greatest writers. Join us this holiday season for […]

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            Coming Soon to NVA: Around The World in 80 Days

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            Eight Actors. Sixty Characters. Eighty Days.Packed with action, excitement, humor, and romance, and featuring original music by The Shantyannes (San Diego’s only pirate folk-rock band), this is a nonstop musical adventure the entire family will love! “Bursting with imagination, this exuberant whistle-stop tour through Verne is a lot of fun and a trip worth making!” –The Stage “Fun […]

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            “The Sunshine Boys” Shines at North Coast Rep Theatre

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            TR Robertson  -Neil Simon was one of the most prolific American playwrights, screenwriters and authors ever to have written for the stage and screen. He wrote more than 30 plays and just as many screenplays and received more combined Oscar and Tony nominations than any other writer. “The Sunshine Boys”, currently on stage at the North […]

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            Holidays At North Coast Rep Dickens UnScripted

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            Los Angeles Times calls Impro Theatre “Amazing!” One of the funniest evenings as the troupe spins an entire play into comedy gold right before your eyes. Starting with an audience suggestion, the troupe creates completely improvised, full-length plays in the styles of the world’s greatest writers. Join us this holiday season for a hilarious comedy inspired by the works of […]

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            Cygnet’s “The Last Five Years”

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            Takes Audience on a Musical Journey Thru the Frailty of Marriage. TR Robertson — Relationships and Marriage is sometimes a hard, puzzling and difficult road to travel for many couples, made even more difficult when work and artistic endeavors enter into the relationships. Love does not conquer all may be the theme of Jason Robert Brown’s […]

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            Holiday Tradition Continues With Cygnet Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol”

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            Including first annual sensory friendly performance! SAN DIEGO, CA – A Christmas Carol returns to Cygnet Theatre for its sixth season of cheer. It has become a true holiday favorite, with San Diegans making Scrooge, the Spirits, and the Cratchit family part of their holiday tradition. And for the first time, Cygnet Theatre is pleased to add […]

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