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Homicide-Vista – Homicidio- Vista

By   11 hours ago

One dead after shooting On July 20, 2024, at about 2:30 a.m., the San Diego Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a wireless 911 call from a cell phone near Civic Center Drive in Vista. Shortly thereafter, five males arrived at Palomar Hospital with four of the males suffering from gunshot wounds. Unfortunately, one of the […]

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Healthy Community Healthy You- EMDR – Therapy Work For Trauma Causing Memories

By   12 hours ago

Dr. Megan Johnson McCullough- Eye movement desensitization processing (EMDR) has become a widely used treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The World Health Organization upholds EMDR as an effective, evidence-based treatment. Even celebrities like Sandra Bullock have advocated for the help EMDR has benefited to their lives. This form of therapy addresses unresolved memories that […]

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Linda Sue Ledesma Obituary

By   2 days ago

Linda Sue Ledesma ( May 10, 1948 ~ July 6, 2024 (age 76)) was born May 10, 1948, in Long Bach, California to Fred and Della Longstreet. The family moved to Vista, California when Linda was eight years old. Linda went to the Vista School District and graduated in 1966 from Vista High School. Linda was a manicurist […]

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Solutions for Change Signs Contract For Purchase Of Green Oak Ranch

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Vista, CA July, 2024) —Solutions for Change, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of homeless families, announced this morning that it has signed a contract for purchase of the 110-acre Green Oak Ranch property in Vista, California. Solutions for Change was initially approached by Green Oak Ranch in June 2023 to consider […]

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Vista Irrigation District Announces Watersmart Landscape Contest Winner

By   3 days ago

Thomas McCarter recognized for his water-wise landscape. Vista, CA— The Vista Irrigation District board of directors recognized Thomas McCartera’s the district’s 2024 WaterSmart Landscape Contest winner at its meeting today. Mr. McCarter and his wife, Alice, moved into their current residence three years ago. Upon moving in, their yard was mostly a blank slate with […]

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Celebrate B & D Repair & Service’s 30th Anniversary

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Celebrate 30 years of ethical service with B & D Auto Repair & Service! The first 100 people will get a swag bag full of B & D Auto merchandise and free food/drinks by Doggos Gus. All attendees will get 30 raffle tickets for a chance to win some awesome prizes and chance to grab […]

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City of Vista News

By   6 days ago

Reminder: Help Shape the Future of Vista Parks at the July 16 Community Meeting The Recreation & Community Services Department will hold public meetings to gather input on Vista’s parks and recreation offerings. Wave Waterpark Needs Assessment Share your ideas for future improvements at the Wave Waterpark. We’ll use your input to guide potential upgrades. […]

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South Vista Communities July Newsletter

By   6 days ago

FROM VISTA FARMERS’ MARKET: Largest Kids Market in Southern California Coming to the Vista Farmers Market, Saturday, October 5th The Tenth Annual Kids, Tweens, and Teens Market, the largest Kids Market in Southern California, opens in oldest farmers market in San Diego County for kids from 7 to 17. Come out and see what your […]

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    Carlsbad City Manager

    By   3 days ago

    News from the City of Carlsbad | July 18, 2024 This week, our TGIF concert series heads north to Calavera Hills Community Park. I’ll give you all the details, plus an explainer about the city’s legislative advocacy program and why Sacramento has taken center stage. Here’s the full rundown for today: “Dance-provoking” band kicks off […]

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    Oceanside Public Library – Dear Diaries: Oceanside Edition August 10

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    Oceanside, CA -Join the Oceanside Public Library and the Oceanside Historical Society for a special event, Dear Diaries: Oceanside Edition, exploring Oceanside’s history. This event will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2024, at 1:00 p.m., at the Civic Center Library, 330 N Coast Hwy. Learn about unique Oceanside history through a theatrical reading, by local actors, of […]

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    Golf Tournament Charity Event – Help Lahaina Maui Heal

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    Greetings from the North County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, As the anniversary of the devastating fires in Lahaina, Maui, approaches, the North County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Hawaii Foundation and Kings Cathedral in Lahaina Maui to announce and produce a fundraising golf tournament. To support the ongoing recovery and healing efforts, […]

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    City Of Carlsbad -Robertson Ranch Park Design To Be Presented

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    Earlier this week, the Parks & Recreation Commission reviewed the proposed design concept for Robertson Ranch Park and recommended its approval by the City Council. City staff is scheduled to present the proposed design to the City Council for consideration on July 23. City Council meeting -Tuesday, July 23, 5 p.m. City Council Chamber – 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive […]

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    Cardiff Farmer’s Market to Host Wellness Event on July 27: Yoga & Summer Farmer’s Market Tours

    By   3 days ago

    Enhance your weekend wellness routine with outdoor yoga and nutrition tips from expert Francesca Orlando Cardiff-By-The-Sea, CA (July, 2024) – Cardiff Farmer’s Market is thrilled to announce a special wellness event on Saturday, July 27th, featuring both a new monthly outdoor yoga class and insightful farmer’s market tours with seasonal shopping tips and recipe ideas led by […]

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    Over 2,000 Healthcare Workers at Sharp Metropolitan Campus Vote to Form Union

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    With SEIU-UHW to Improve Patient Care and Jobs Historic unionization wave continues across San Diego, nearly 5,000 Sharp HealthCare workers now union  San Diego — Healthcare workers across Sharp Metropolitan Campus have voted overwhelmingly to improve patient care and jobs by joining SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), a union of more than 100,000 healthcare workers across […]

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    Anthony Hernandez Illusions At The Welk Theatre

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    Escondido, CA -Internationally acclaimed Illusionist and Comedy Magician, Anthony Hernandez, will bring his award winning show back to Theatre at the Welk located at the Welk at Hyatt Vacation Club, Escondido, California on Saturday Nights in August. SHOW INFORMATION: Get ready to go on an exciting magical adventure with Dawn and Anthony!  They are a […]

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    Oceanside Chamber of Commerce

    By   4 days ago

    CHAMBER EVENTS & UPDATES July Business Mixer Tomorrow! Thursday, July 18th, 2024 5:00 – 7:00pm Seas Productions 2664 Vista Pacific Dr, Oceanside 92056 Join us for our July Business Mixer at SEAS Productions on July 18th from 5:00-7:00PM. This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with other business owners and employees in a fun, unique setting.  Complimentary […]

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      Senate Minority Leader Jones’s Op-ed:

      By   3 days ago

      “Newsom attacks democracy in California, but wants to take that national”  When Californians tried to rein in Newsom’s soft-on-crime policies, he tried to sabotage them. “… That’s our reality in California, where our Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom has spent the last few months trying and – thankfully – failing to subvert the will of the people, usurp […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -New Laws

      By   6 days ago

      Assemblymember Marie Waldron – A number of new laws passed by the State Legislature and signed by the Governor have gone into effect this year. New laws that went into effect July 1st: Laws that went into effect January 1st: For better or worse, these are just some of the new laws that went into […]

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      Senate Minority Leader Jones Condemns Disturbing Political Violence In Pennsylvania

      By   6 days ago

      Sacramento, CA – Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego) released the following statement following an attempted assassination of the former Commander-in-Chief at a public rally in Pennsylvania: “In America, violence has no place in politics. Political disagreements, even arguments, should exist in our democracy. For without disagreement, there is no democracy. And without democracy, there is […]

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      Senator Jones & Escondido Chamber of Commerce Co-hosting Blood Drive 

      By   2 weeks ago

      Who? Senator Brian Jones (R-San Diego), representatives of the American Red Cross of San Diego, 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 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT TO DONATE BLOOD.  Donors are asked to make […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Beagle Freedom Project

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron -Recently, at a ceremony in the Capitol, I was honored to recognize Shannon Keith, President and Founder of the Beagle Freedom Project, along with volunteer Melina Shirley, to recognize their tireless efforts to save the lives of countless dogs, cats and other animals in laboratories.  This extraordinary organization is the world’s leading advocate […]

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      Jones’s Measure To Save Off-highway Vehicle Competitions Unanimously Passes Assembly Committee

      By   2 weeks ago

      Sacramento, CA -Last week, Senate Bill 708 by Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego) to save off-highway vehicle (OHV) competitions in California was approved on a unanimous, bipartisan vote in the Assembly Transportation Committee. Click here for the bill’s factsheet. “SB 708 had another successful committee hearing with more bipartisan backing from our years of efforts to […]

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      Senate Republicans Deliver Victories For Californians, Democracy

      By   2 weeks ago

      Sacramento, CA –  Hours after Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego) and other members of the Senate Republican Caucus formally called for Governor Newsom and Democrat leadership to withdraw their soft-on-crime ballot measure, Newsom scrapped this last-minute election interference plot. “The People win! After mounting opposition and brutal media hits, Gavin Newsom finally dropped his soft-on-crime ballot […]

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      Leader Jones’s Sexually Violent Predator Accountability, Fairness & Enforcement Act Passes Assembly Public Safety Committee

      By   2 weeks ago

      SAFE Act has strong bipartisan support Sacramento, CA -Last night, the California Assembly Public Safety Committee unanimously approved Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones’s (R-San Diego) bipartisan Senate Bill 1074, called the “Sexually Violent Predator Accountability, Fairness, and Enforcement Act” (SAFE Act). Click here for SB 1074 the factsheet and here for more information about the bill and Sexually Violent […]

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         Hunter of Gunmen – Thomas Calabrese

        By   12 hours ago

        Long Live The Hog Thomas Calabrese -John James, (J.J.) Cannon was a career Marine. He had been in the Corps for 18 years and served six tours in Afghanistan as a Scout Sniper. Over a period of 54 months in the combat zone he had accumulated 163 confirmed kills and 230 probable kills. He won […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Cynthia: I love bananas and I prefer more yellow than brown. Do you know any tricks to keep bananas from turning brown too soon? Megan: Bananas have been said to be the most popular fruit because of their versatility and convenience. If you are slicing bananas and want them to not turn brown too quickly, […]

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        Chaney -Thomas Calabrese

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        The Handsome DogFace Boy Thomas Calabrese – ‘It’s a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.’ Winston Churchill used this phrase to describe a situation that was difficult to comprehend. On the other side of the spectrum is Occam’s Razor the scientific principle that states that the most likely and simplest explanation is usually the […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Jeni: I want to try the keto diet to lose weight. Is the keto diet healthy?  Megan: The premise of the keto diet is to use fat as fuel instead of glucose (otherwise known as carbohydrates). The body will use ketones which are what fat is stored as in the liver. You are eating a […]

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        Goode and Lucky – Thomas Calabrese

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        Angel of Death Thomas Calabrese -Historically America has been referred to as a ‘melting pot’ because of the cultural integration and assimilation of legal immigrants into the country. The melting pot theory is often illustrated by the metaphor of a foundry’s smelting pots in which the elements of iron and carbon are melted together to […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Aaron: I am literally staring at a screen all day for work. Now that I’m getting older, I’m starting to feel the effects and my vision is probably suffering from it. I know I’m not the only person on a screen all the time. What is the average screen time for most adults per day?  […]

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        These Things We Do, That Others May Live -Thomas Calabrese

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        Protect the Terrain At All Costs Thomas Calabrese -Our bodies are our terrain. Keeping our terrain healthy includes feeding it nutritious food free of toxins, exercising our muscles, rest and repair through adequate sleep and keeping our minds and souls energized through positive influence. This is basically the ‘Terrain Theory’ and the father of this […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        John: I seem to overeat all the time. My portion control is not in control. I’m sure other people can relate. What foods do people overeat the most? Megan: Most people struggle with overeating processed foods particularly snacks items like chips and chocolate. Other big ticket items are pizza and ice cream. The winner might […]

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          North County Athletes in MLB & Minor League Baseball

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          David Willauer- Colorado Rockies 6 Cincinnati Reds 5 Poway alum Austin Wynns 1 single and 1 run scored for the Reds. Anaheim Angels 7 Texas Rangers 2 LaCosta Canyon alum Mickey Moniak 1 home run for the Halos. Arizona Diamondbacks 7 Atlanta Braves 5 El Capitan alum Kevin Ginkel came on in relief for the […]

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          North County Athletes In MLB Baseball

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          David Willauer – Texas Rangers 9 Anaheim Angels 4 LaCosta Canyon alum Mickey Moniak 1 triple 2 singles 2 rbi’s and 2 run scored for the Halos.  Atlanta Braves 5 Arizona Diamondbacks 4 El Capitan alum Kevin Ginkel came in relief for the D Backs as he pitched pitched 1 inning and struck out 2 […]

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          North County Athletes in MLB & Minor League Baseball

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          David Willauer -7-2-2024 –Arizona Diamondbacks 12 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 El Capitan alum Kevin Ginkel came in relief for the D Backs as he pitched 1.1 innings gave up 1 hit and struck out 1 batter. Rochester Red Wings 3 Buffalo Bison 1 Ramona alum Beau Sulser came in relief for the Bisons as he […]

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          North County Athletes In MLB & Minor League Baseball

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          David Willauer –Detroit Tigers 7 Anaheim Angels 6 LaCosta Canyon alum Mickey Moniak 2 singles and 1 run scored for the Halos. Buffalo Bison 8 Syracuse Mets 3 Ramona alum Beau Sulser pitched 1 inning and recorded 1 strikeout for the Bison. Iowa Cubs 9 St. Paul’s 1 Helix alum DeShawn Keirsey 1 single and […]

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          North County Athletes in Minor League Baseball

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          Davis Willauer -Norfolk Tides 14 Charlotte Knights 4 NOR: Christian alum Kyle Stowers 1 homer, 1 double and 1 triple for the Tides. Cathedral Catholic alum Nick Nastrini loser at 1-6 for Charlotte. Memphis Redbirds 4 Gwinnett Stripers 0 LaJolla Country Day School alum Alfonso Rivas scored 1 of the 4 runs for the Redbirds. […]

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          North County Athletes in MLB& Minor League Baseball

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          David Willauer –Chicago White Sox 2 Houston Astros 1 Vista and Cal alum Korey Lee 1 run scored 2 walks for the Chi Sox.  Milwaukee Brewers 6 Anaheim Angels 3 LaCosta Canyon alum Mickey Moniak 1 single and 1 run scored for the Angels.  Oakland A’s 7 Kansas City Royals 5 Poway alum Kyle Nevin […]

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          San Diego Local Baseball Players in MLB and MILB

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          David Willauer –Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Minnesota Twins 0 Poway alum Connor Joe 1 home run for the Bucs. Gwinnett Stripers 10 Durham Bulls 1 LCC alum Phil Evans 1 double 1 rbi 1 single for the Stripers. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 10 Charlotte Knights 4 Rancho Bernardo alum Wynton Bernard 1 home run for the Knights. […]

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            Oceanside Theatre Company -Announcing ZB’s “Songs of Willie Nelson”

            By   3 days ago

            Saturday, August 3 at 7 pm Step into the world of country music legend Willie Nelson with ZB Savoy’s “Songs of Willie Nelson” live tribute show. Celebrating the remarkable career and enduring legacy of the “Red Headed Stranger,” this performance is a journey through the heart and soul of American music. ZB Savoy’s tribute show […]

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            New Village Arts Announces Call For The Fellows 2024-2025 Dea Hurston Fellowship

            By   6 days ago

            Carlsbad, CA—New Village Arts (NVA), North County’s cultural hub, is proud to announce our Call for Fellows for the Dea Hurston Professional Fellowship (DHF). In loving memory of the incredible Dea Hurston, who passed away on July 7, 2024, this prestigious opportunity aims to select two emerging theatre professionals who demonstrate outstanding talent and a […]

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            A Sneak Peak of Footloose The Musical

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            Watch these videos for a sneak peak: Oceanside Theatre Company’s Youth Academy is having a blast in performance camp, preparing for Footloose the Musical playing July 12-14 and July 19-21. Footloose is filled with music by some of the best artists of the 1980s and this year marks the 40th anniversary since the iconic movie starring Kevin Bacon was […]

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            The Old Globe Presents -Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B,

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            By Kate Hamill, & directed by James Vásquez San Diego (June, 2024) The Old Globe is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B. The play is written by Off-Broadway Alliance Award winner Kate Hamill (Guthrie Theater’s Emma, Off Broadway’s Sense and Sensibility – adaptation) and is directed by Globe Resident Artist and […]

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            Festival of Arts Fine Art Show & Pageant of the Masters Prepare to Impress, Opening July 3

            By   4 weeks ago

            Laguna Beach, CA – Get ready for a summer filled with art, music, theater and more! The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach is gearing up for the much-anticipated openings of the 2024 Festival of Arts Fine Art Show on July 3, and the renowned Pageant of the Masters, themed “À La Mode: The Art of Fashion,” on July […]

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            OTC Announces Cast of Footloose The Musical

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            Meet the Footloose Cast! Also featured: PRINCIPAL CLARK: Hazel Omabtang IRENE: Juliet Cahall WES WARNICKER: Carter Hirt LULU WARNICKER: Quinn Landes COACH DUNBAR: Sam Oliveira ELEANOR DUNBAR: Maya Chazen BETTY BLAST: Elena Gee COWBOY BOB: Marcus Riggenbach COUNTRY KICKERS: Ana Lopez, Linnea Sandvoll, Macie Mckissick, Olivia Hart, Penelope Arsanto, Stella Ortiz-Luiz TOWN COP: Kaleia Anderson ENSEMBLE: Chloe Burke, Craig Crawford, Jaelyn Frosio, […]

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            Oceanside Theatre Company to Honor CJ Dimento & Ralph Johnson at Annual Gala

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            Hosted by Ted Lange of TV’s “The Love Boat” on September 21 Oceanside, CA June, 2024 – Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) is excited to honor Actor Ralph Johnson with the second annual Kathy Brombacher Lifetime Theatre Achievement Award and Arts Leader C. J. Dimento with the inaugural Hattie “Sunshine” Brooks Award for elevating and enhancing the arts in […]

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            One Night Only: Only A Few Tickets Left!

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            North Coast Rep Presents The Peter Sprague Quartet June 17th at 7:30 PM The Peter Sprague Quartet explores the jazz tradition of improvisation but with a slightly different spin – they bring their jazz viewpoint to songs that resonate with the boomers. They start with The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, James Taylor, and […]

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