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How Much Do You Know About Vista – Trivia Quiz – Extended Time to Respond

By   10 hours ago

TR Robertson — Seems like many of you are stumped about some of the historical trivia of our town. As a result, we are extending the time for you to respond with your answers and a chance to win a $25 gift card. You have until 6 pm this coming Monday to send in your […]

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The Story Behind the All-American Baseball Food Traditions

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TR Robertson — Baseball has returned, sort of, amid rather bizarre circumstances. Fans attending the games have been replaced by piped in crowd noise and cut-outs placed in the seats. Players try to stay somewhat apart as they give out elbow bumps and air fives while periodically wearing their face masks. It’s strange, but at […]

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What do the Polls and Surveys Say?

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TR Robertson — You can create a survey or take a poll on just about anything. Many researchers have created thousands and thousands of these polls and surveys in newspapers, magazines and webpages. Some of these are extremely helpful and important surveys and polls and assist in determining policy, programs and rules and regulations in […]

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Street Improvement Project At Paseo Santa Fe

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Street Improvements Project Project Update August 11, 2020 Phase III: Detour Change on South Santa Fe Avenue The detour on S. Santa Fe Avenue has been changed: southbound vehicles are no longer detoured to Mercantile and are now allowed to travel through the newly constructed west side of the road as of August 10. Northbound vehicles must use one […]

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Vista Chamber of Commerce Updates

By   10 hours ago

Dear Friends,The data released today by the County indicates that numbers are moving in the right direction. If this continues for another day, San Diego County will be removed from the State Watch. We continue to monitor this data, advocate for our member businesses, and keep you informed. In other news, the Fall Vista Magazine […]

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Vista Boys & Girls Host Trivia Night

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Vista, CA — Get your team of family and friends (up to 5) together to compete in our first Trivia Night on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 at 7:00pm. This fun night of friendly competition will help support the Boys & Girls Club of Vista’s essential programs and services. We are responding to the needs in our community […]

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Moonlight Finally Friday

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Vista, CA –Don’t miss this fabulous concert this Friday evening streaming live on the Moonlight Stage Facebook Join us for a new week of our Finally Friday Concert Series featuring the talented Jonathan Arana (last seen at the Moonlight as the lovable Piragua Guy in In the Heights, Sweeney Todd). Currently quarantined in NYC, he appeared […]

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Moonlight Angels Auxiliary

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Vista, CA — This year we are asking you to consider making an online donation to the Moonlight Angels Auxiliary to help meet our goals. Moonlight Cultural Foundation | P. O. Box 2497, Vista, CA 92085

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    Danna Foundation Matches $20,000 In Donations For SDCCU Stuff The Bus

    By   10 hours ago

    To Help Students Head Back-to-School with New Supplies Donations still accepted at sdccu.com/donate through August 31, 2020 to help reach the goal of $125,000 SAN DIEGO, CA, (August, 2020) – Kids face many hardships—school supplies should not be one of them. That’s why San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®) has partnered with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) […]

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    New Movies In August For The Diamond Drive-In!

    By   11 hours ago

    Lake Elsinore, CA –Every Thursday Thru Saturday in Lake Elsinore at the Storm baseball facility. All new movies shown on a giant 24′ inflatable screen. Only $20 per car. Lake Elsinore Storm 500 Diamond Drive Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

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    Escondido Creek Conservancy Receives NOAA Grant

    By   11 hours ago

    For Environmental Education and Stewardship Funds to support 3rd grade students in the Escondido Union School District awarded to The Escondido Creek Conservancy Escondido, CA—The Escondido Creek Conservancy (Conservancy) has been awarded a national grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Planet Stewards Education Project to fund environmental education and stewardship in Escondido. […]

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    City Of Carlsbad Cultural Arts

    By   11 hours ago

    New Virtually Artful Program launched Extraordinary times lead to exciting opportunities! To ensure that the arts remain an integral part of life in Carlsbad, Cultural Arts Manager Richard Schultz announced a new community outreach program targeted to artists and arts organizations titled Virtually Artful. With theaters, performance spaces and galleries closed due to the pandemic, the connection between […]

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    Carlsbad City Manager

    By   11 hours ago

    Carlsbad, CA –August 13, 2020 –Today Carlsbad is reporting six new COVID-19 cases for a new total of 531. Of those, we estimate 45 are currently active. This is a big decrease from my last update, partly because the CDC has put out new guidance on how long someone is thought to be contagious, from […]

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    Fatal Traffic Collision – San Marcos

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    San Marcos, CA — On August 10, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m., Sheriff’s Deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s San Marcos Station, Traffic Division, responded to a single vehicle roll-over collision on Schoolhouse Way, east of Elfin Forest Road. Based on the preliminary investigation, a white Chevy pickup was southwest bound on Schoolhouse Way […]

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    COVID Testing in San Marcos

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    COVID Testing in San Marcos San Marcos, CA–Starting Monday, Cal State San Marcos will host a San Diego County-operated, no-appointment walk-up coronavirus testing site. The testing will be at the Viasat Building on theCal State San Marcos campus and it will be open 7-days-a-week from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Also, the tests are free.

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    August Drive-In Sizzlin’ Summer Drive-In Shows!

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    Escondido, CA — The Moment You’ve Been Waiting For.Tickets Are Now On-Sale For These- August Sizzlin’ Summer Shows! As the non-profit cultural heartbeat of North County San Diego, we depend on the generosity of arts-lovers like you to keep our organization vibrant and thriving.  Our community knows that art & artists have the tools, talents, […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Treat Mental Illness As The Physical Issue It Is

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — A major side effect of the Coronavirus pandemic is the immense impact on California’s mental health and substance use. Over 22,000 overdoses and suicides are projected to result from forced isolation and rising unemployment.   Parity means substance abuse and mental illness needs to be treated equally as physical health.  90% of […]

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      Senator Bates & Senate Committee to Vote To End Popular San Diego Recycling Program

      By   4 days ago

      On Bill to End Popular San Diego Recycling Program – AB 2959 Would Create a Monopoly to Municipal Waste Haulers & Raise New Fees on Local Businesses SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August, 2020) —  Each week, a specialized hauling truck arrives at San Diego’s popular AleSmith Brewery to pick up spent grain and other recovered food […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron Jobless Claims Highlight Problems

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron – The pandemic has thrown millions out of work and created massive problems at California’s Employment Development Department (EDD), the agency empowered to provide Unemployment Insurance (UI) to laid-off workers. Between March and May, EDD experienced a 3400% increase in claims compared to January/February. From March 8 to July 18, EDD processed […]

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      Senator Jones -“Remote Voting” & “Proxy Voting” Declared Unconstitutional by Legislative Counsel

      By   2 weeks ago

      Legislative Counsel has ruled that legislators can’t “call it in” – they must be physically present at committee hearings or Floor sessions to cast votes El Cajon, CA – State Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) today publicly released an official opinion by the Office of Legislative Counsel that declares it unconstitutional to allow legislators to cast […]

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      Senator Bates Announces State Funding to Help Low Income Californians with Homeownership

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      Sacramento, CA – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has awarded $6 million to organizations in Orange and San Diego counties to help Californians with low incomes become or remain homeowners. “The economic disaster caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has jeopardized the dream of […]

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      Senator Bates Announces More State Funding to Help House Young Adults

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      Sacramento, CA — Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has awarded funding to Orange and San Diego counties to help house young adults who are at-risk of becoming homeless. “I appreciate the efforts of the California Department of Housing and Community Development to ensure […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Back To Work

      By   3 weeks ago

      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Several employees in the Capitol and 2 Assemblymembers tested positive for COVID last month which stopped our work in its tracks.  This week marks the start of a short, final month for the 2019 – 2020 session. Public safety is a priority, and I am very proud to join Assemblymembers Cooper, […]

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      Senator Brian W. Jones – Community Newsletter

      By   3 weeks ago

      Dear Friends‚ I hope you and your family are doing well. I wanted to provide you with a few updates and share some important information. As always‚ if I can assist you in any way‚ please call my office at 619-596-3136 or send me a message here. Thank you‚ Brian W. JonesState Senator‚ District 38 P.S. […]

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        5 Things Burglars Look For When Choosing a Home

        By   13 hours ago

        Burglaries are terrifying, violating, and unsettling. What might be even more unsettling is knowing that there might have been something you could have done to prevent one from happening. While we can’t always anticipate such things to happen, there are several things you can do to protect your home and prevent a burglary from happening.  […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Nicole: I’ve been working out and eating healthy, literally doing all the right things. My clothes fit better and I’ve gone down 2 sizes, but why do I never seem to be able to lose weight?? Megan: The scale truly isn’t the ultimate and only measure of progress. Your body is re-shaping and the composition is […]

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        Big Tree- Thomas Calabrese

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        His Bite Was Worse Than His Bark Thomas Calabrese — Steve Forrest was a roustabout who bounced around the Gulf of Mexico after leaving Tupelo, Mississippi as a restless seventeen year old boy in search of adventure and ended up in New Orleans. After working at several low-paying jobs along Bourbon Street for a few […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Gabby: Why is it that every time I get into a relationship I gain weight and then seem to have such a harder time losing it then the guy I’m with?  Megan: Well first of all, men are genetically designed with more muscle mass than women. Muscle burns fat even while at rest. If you and a […]

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        Beyond The Bubble Book Review – Susan Roncone

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        Basketball is back and Businesses are rebuilding! TITLE: Team Building from the Bench to the Boardroom AUTHOR: Patrick Sullivan GENRE: Business and Sports Management About the Author – Basketball coach and inspirational speaker, Pat Sullivan has been inducted in eight Halls of Fame, and received eleven Coach of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Most […]

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        Marauders of Mauritius -Thomas Calabrese

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        Reflective Glory Thomas Calabrese — Inspired by Nico and Honey For decades, treasure-hunters have searched the Mascarenes and Seychelles in hopes of finding some pirate’s booty hidden in these archipelagoes. Considering the thousands of pirates who set up base between Madagascar and Mauritius in the 1700’s, there is a credible possibility that there are still […]

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        How To Build A New Product For Your Business

        By   2 weeks ago

        One of the ways businesses can get a little stale and undernourished is by only offering a product that you’ve been selling for years. Without reinvention and innovation, you’re likely to find that your firm loses traction in the market, as other more exciting products are made available — and often at more competitive prices. […]

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        Renovating A House On A Budget

        By   3 weeks ago

        Vista has some delightful properties, and many people have sought to take advantage of some older houses, looking to complete some renovations to make a profit. With now being such a good time to buy homes, if you have a bit of cash, you can make the most of the opportunity to flip a house […]

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          San Diego Baseball League Names Incoming Freshman Of the Year

          By   2 days ago

          SAN DIEGO – The San Diego League today named University of San Diego signee Kyle Carr as Incoming Freshman Player of the Year and Cal – Berkeley signee Paulshawn Pasqualotto as Incoming Freshman Pitcher of the Year. Chief Operating Officer Connor Little made the announcement.  Carr, who graduated from San Marcos (CA) High School in June, […]

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          North County MLB Spotlight

          By   5 days ago

          David Willauer –8/7/2020 Detroit Tigers 17 Pittsburgh Pirates 13 11 innings Former Grossmont standout Steven Brault came in as a relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he pitched 0 innings gave up 3 hits 4 runs 4 earned 3 walks.  Former LaCosta Canyon Mavericks alum Phil Evans went 3 for 5 with a three […]

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          San Diego League 2020 Season Concludes

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          WITH 89 GAMES PLAYED IN 52-DAY PERIOD  SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego League on Wednesday concluded its 2020 season with 89 games played over a 52-day period beginning June 15. The 89-game total includes the Second-Annual All-Star Game and five post-season contests, and all were played at San Diego Christian High School on the […]

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          North County MLB Spotlight

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          David Willauer –– San Francisco Giants 4 Colorado Rockies 3 Former Rancho Buena Vista alum Tony Wolters 2 for 3 with 2 singles.  Miami Marlins 1 Baltimore Orioles 0 Former Palomar and Poway alum Nick Vincent registered his first win for the Miami Marlins in relief for Miami as he pitched 1 inning with 1 […]

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          Encinitas Express Receives PLAYERS FIRST Designation By US Club Soccer

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          Encinitas, CA – Encinitas Express Soccer is excited and proud to share that they have been chosen by US Club Soccer as a Players First Club. This designation reflects and reinforces Express’s commitment to the community and its players, coaches and families. The program is anchored by five pillars: Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, […]

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          North County MLB Spotlight

          By   2 weeks ago

          David Willauer –Colorado Rockies 9 San Diego Padres 6 Rancho Buena Vista alum Tony Wolters 1 for 4 with a single.  Former Valhalla alum Greg Garcia with the Padres 0 for 3 with a walk and 1 run scored.  Chicago Cubs 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Former LaCosta Canyon Maverick alum Phil Evans went 1 for […]

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          Jefferis Grand Slam Ends Sharks’ Six-game Skid

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          Jefferis grand slam in 8th ends Sharks’ six-game skid Race Archibald, Summer Staff Writer –Going into the eighth inning against the Hooks, the Sharks were down 5-2, had left a total of ten runners on base, and were struggling to capitalize on scoring opportunities. Cody Jefferis (University of San Diego) made sure his team wouldn’t […]

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          North County MLB Players Spotlight

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          David Willauer –Colorado Rockies 5 Oakland A’s 1 – Former Rancho Buena Vista alum Tony Wolters 1 for 3 with a single and 1 RBI.  San Francisco Giants 7 San Diego Padres 6 – Former Valhalla alum Greg Garcia 1 for 4 with a single. Former Poway alum Dave Dickerson 2 for 3 with a […]

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            ART + SOUND: Weekly Center Update

            By   3 days ago

            Escondido, CA —Key Announcements We’ve got a series of sizzlin’ summer shows for you to enjoy! We’re kicking off a new concert series with a weekend of Rockin’ Retro Drive-In shows at North County Westfield from August 14-16, and following it up with 2 more weekends of feel-good music and movies!This Weekend…-August 14: Drive-In Movie […]

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            New Village Film Club: SET OUT

            By   1 week ago

            You’re invited to join us for a free Film Club discussion on Friday, August 21, moderated by Frankie Alicea-Ford and Milena (Sellers) Phillips.This month’s film: GET OUT, written and directed by Jordan Peele.Read on for more info, and RSVP with the link below.Join the New Village Film Club for a discussion of Jordan Peele’s contemporary horror […]

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            Theatre Conversations

            By   2 weeks ago

            Welcome to the Conversation Jeffrey B. Moss Our next conversation is with with award-winning director Jeffrey B. Moss who directed the musical The Spitfire Grill and most recently Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys at North Coast Rep. JEFFREY B. MOSS (Director) is the award-winning director of the critically acclaimed recent New York and London productions of Bock and Harnick’s new […]

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            New Village Arts Board Of Directors

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             Carlsbad, CA –Announcing NVA’s New Board Leadership – New Village A introduces a new president and board members New Village Arts, Inc.  |  2787 State Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008  |  760.433.3245 

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            NC Rep Theatre News

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            Solana Beach, CA — NC Repertory Theatre …While we wait for the curtain… DOUBLE your Impact! 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D Solana Beach CA(858) 481-1055 | northcoastrep.org

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            SAN DIEGO REP LATINX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL, STREAMED LIVE SEPTEMBER 4-6

            By   3 weeks ago

            San Diego Repertory Theatre & Amigos Del Rep – A weekend of readings of new plays by Latinx playwrights along with a festival showcase production of Spanking Machine by GLAAD Award-winning performer Marga Gomez SAN DIEGO, CA – July, 2020 – San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) and Amigos del REP announced today the lineup for the Fourth Annual San […]

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            North Coast Repertory Theatre “Year of Magical Thinking”

            By   3 weeks ago

            North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents Magical Thinking streaming on line to benefit the actors fund. 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D Solana Beach, CA. 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D Solana Beach, CA. (858) 481-1055 | northcoastrep.orgGroup sales: [email protected]

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            Theatre Conversations

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            Welcome to the ConversationMerideth Kaye Clark and Jenn Grinels Our next conversation is with actors and singer-songwriters Merideth Kaye Clark and Jenn Grinels who were both San Diego residents and part of the North Coast Rep family.   Merideth and Jenn are powerhouse vocalists, musicians, and national touring artists, the long time best friends present folk and Americana favorites […]

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