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Vista’s Got Talent Showcase

By   15 hours ago

Vista, CA –A formal event, showcasing the excellent academic programs and amazing talent where Vista Unified School students will get the important experience of performing in a highly refined atmosphere. You’ll get a chance to walk the red carpet and be interviewed by student press while student paparazzi snap beautiful pictures of you in your […]

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Club M – Broadway’s Golden Age

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Vista, CA — Allison Spratt Pearce Broadway’s Golden Age After her critically acclaimed performance as Victoria in Moonlight’s Victor/Victoria this past summer, Broadway veteran Allison Spratt Pearce will delight with her tribute to the Golden Age of Broadway. Saturday, March 14, 2020 with Dinner Seating includes three-course meal for $85. Doors open at 5:30 performance at 7:30. […]

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Kids in the Garden Class “Soil, Composting & Spring Planting

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Vista, CA –You are invited to join us for Kids in the Garden Class from 10 am to noon: “Soil, Composting and Spring planting” on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is now in our twelfth year of getting kids outdoors to discover their environment, enjoy nature, dig into gardening, learn about natural […]

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“Ashed To Go” For Ash Wednesday

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SHORT ON TIME?             All Saints’ Episcopal Church will be providing a new service for this year’s Ash Wednesday observances on February 26 – “Ashes to go.”             In addition to the regular imposition of ashes in church services at 12:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 651 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista, drivers […]

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Vista Garden Club March Meeting

By   16 hours ago

Vista, CA –Learn how to enter a design or horticulture exhibit in our upcoming Flower Show!  The presentation will be at 1:45 p.m. March 6, in the Azalea Room at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista CA.  Flower Show committee members will be our presenters.  Fingertip lunch is at noon followed […]

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The Vista Conservancy Walking Trail Reopens

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Vista, CA __ The Vista Conservancy, together with the Monarch Group and the City of Vista’s Public Works Dept. have all been working hard to finish up the newly completed trail extension along The Vista Conservancy’s Walking Trail, and we are so excited to announce that the entire walking trail, including the extension, is now […]

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“Healthy Community Healthy You”: BURSITIS – Stress To The Bursa

By   3 days ago

Megan Johnson McCullough — Bursa is a sac that is filled with fluid found between the tissues of the muscles, bones, skin, and tendons. The role of the bursa is to provide lubrication to help reduce rubbing, friction, and irritation between these areas. Bursitis is the inflammation of the bursa. This inflammation can be caused […]

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Sunrise Vista Kiwanis Club Celebrates Tommy Thomson

By   5 days ago

Vista, CA –Nadine Kaina — This special weekly, meeting of the Sunrise Vista Kiwanis Club, conducted by President Brad Wiscons, had two celebrations.  Chairman-Chuck Scarsboro. presented the Students of the month, the two recognized -from North County Trade Tech High School -Videl Real, he was not present and North County Academy – James Woodard, was […]

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    Wine, Chocolate & Good Book To Benefit Library

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    Oceanside, CA –Join the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library on Leap Day, February 29, 2020, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m., for Wine, Chocolate and a Good Book.  Enjoy the sunset at a beautiful home on the beach in Oceanside while you sip wine, sample chocolate, mingle with friends, and meet Huda Al-Marashi, author of First Comes […]

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    Walk the Talk, Just In Time For Foster Youth’s 7th Annual Celebration

    By   16 hours ago

    San Diego, CA – Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) will hold its 7th Annual Walk the Talk on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. The event will raise awareness and resources for transition age foster youth in San Diego County. The theme of […]

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    Oceanside Public Library News

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    Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar To Perform At Spring Concert Series Oceanside, CA –The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are pleased to welcome Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar to the Oceanside Public Library on Saturday, March 7, 2020.  This free performance will be held in the Civic Center Library […]

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    Volunteer Training Sessions Hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice

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    Meet New People. Learn New Skills. Support Your Community Carlsbad and Escondido, CA –February 14, 2020 – The Elizabeth Hospice invites individuals interested in helping adults and children impacted by serious illness and those grieving the death of a loved one to a free volunteer orientation session. Attendees will learn about a wide variety of […]

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    -Family Movie Night

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    Carlsbad, CA –Family Movie Night, Friday, February 28 at 6pm in the Sanctuary. We will be viewing “God’s Not Dead 2”. Popcorn and water will be served. Carlsbad Community Church, 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad, CA 92009760-729-2331, CarlsbadCommunityChurch.org, contact at 3c.org

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    City of Carlsbad – Community Invited to Provide Input

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    On Future of City’s Parks and Recreation Offerings As the City of Carlsbad kicks off a process to update its Parks & Recreation Department Master plan, community members are invited to share their ideas at one of two upcoming workshops: Thursday, Feb. 20, 6 to 8 p.m.Alga Norte Community Park6565 Alicante Road. Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 […]

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    San Marcos Vehicle vs. Pedestrian

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    San Marcos, CA — On February 11, 2020, at approximately 7:23 am, deputies from the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian at the stop sign controlled intersection of Via Vera Cruz and Applewilde Drive, in the city of San Marcos. Witnesses observed a 67-year- old female pedestrian enter the east side […]

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    CSUSM’S Engibeering® Program Launches Advisory Board & Spring Course

    By   5 days ago

    San Marcos, CA –As the EngiBeering® brewing science program at California State University San Marcos continues to grow, two notable developments have been unveiled for Spring 2020: an advisory board featuring four of the most respected brewers in the craft brewing industry has been established, and a new course focusing on large-scale/commercial brewing production will […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron -Protecting Our Data Privacy

      By   16 hours ago

      Sacramento, CA –Our personal data is valuable, needing secure protection in this digital age.  In 2018, Governor Brown signed California’s Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), the toughest, most far-reaching data protection law ever passed in the United States. Though the law was passed in 2018, its provisions became effective January 1st of this year. The CCPA grants […]

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      Senator Brian Jones – Legislation Update Vintage Motorcycle Registration Program

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      Current law is inconsistent in treatment of vintage cars vs vintage motorcycles Sacramento, CA — – State Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) today introduced Senate Bill 1036, a measure to update state law concerning vintage motorcycles. Older motorcycles and cars that are generally considered classics or antiques can be designated as “vintage” by the state.  A […]

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      Legislative Republicans Lead Efforts to Repeal and Replace Anti-Worker Law

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      Sacramento, CA — Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) and members of the California Senate Republican Caucus have introduced a legislative package to counteract the job-killing impacts of Assembly Bill 5 (2019).  Senate Bill 806, authored by Senate Republican Leader Grove and co-authored by members of the Senate Republican Caucus, would repeal and replace AB 5 with a […]

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      “Republican Lawmakers Work To Reverse California’s Anti-Independent Contractor Law

      By   5 days ago

      Sacramento, CAAs more Californians lose work because of Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), the new ban on some independent contractor relationships, the California Senate Republican Caucus … are introducing bills to stop this new law from doing more damage. …This year, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove and members of the California Senate Republican Caucus have […]

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      CA Voting Changes, Census Topics of Phone-In “Town Hall”

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      Sacramento, CA — Anyone can talk to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Thursday by calling into a “tele-town hall” meeting on two topics: the upcoming census and the Voter’s Choice Act and its effects on the primary election. AARP California is hosting the call-in event, which starts at 7 p.m. The outreach is partly to […]

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      Senator Jones Introduces Measure – Extend Local Government Immunity

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      Senator Brian Jones Introduces Measure to Extend Local Government Immunity for Operating Skate Parks. Original bill by Jones was for a four-year pilot program Sacramento, CA – State Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) announced today he has introduced Senate Bill 1003, a measure to extend the immunity from liability that local governments receive when operating skate […]

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      Senator Brian Jones Introduces Measure to Combat Porch Piracy

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      Stolen goods affect not just retailers but buyers and other consumers Sacramento – State Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) today introduced Senate Bill 979, a measure to increase the penalties on persons who steal packages from the porch or entryway of someone’s home. “While the advent of increasing home delivery of goods has benefitted consumers, retailers, […]

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      Senator Patricia Bates – News

      By   1 week ago

      Senator Patricia Bates –As I anticipated, a new law (Assembly Bill 5) has hurt many Californians who want to continue working as independent contractors. I voted against AB 5 because it undermines the principle of equal treatment under the law and deprives many Californians the right to be their own bosses. As a first step […]

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        G T O – Thomas Calabrese

        By   3 days ago

        High Horsepower Happiness Thomas Calabrese –The 1967 Pontiac GTO (Gran Turismo Omologato) had a 389 cubic inch engine with triple two barrel carburetors and produced 360 horsepower. It had a four-speed manual transmission with a Hurst performance dual gate shifting linkage and was metallic fathom blue in color, had a midnight blue vinyl top, black interior […]

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        Ask The Pro

        By   7 days ago

        Dominick: They always say muscle weighs more than fat. So when I weigh myself and nothing changes even though I’m working out and really trying to eat right and I see in the mirror that I am changing…. does that mean I’m gaining muscle? Megan: Always remember the scale is only a numerical value and […]

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        Aviator In The Attic -Thomas Calabrese

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        I know that sound Thomas Calabrese –Between 1961 and 1975, tens of thousands of U.S. military helicopter pilots, crew chiefs, gunners and medics spearheaded U.S. efforts to secure the 67,000 square miles of South Vietnam. This Southeast Asian war has long been known as the ‘Helicopter War’. The distinctive ‘thump-thump’ sound of choppers is seared […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Cynthia: Megan, I don’t know when to use heat or ice when I have different pains. Sometimes I need to help get rid of being sore after exercise or sometimes I need to help my lower back pain. What’s the difference between heat and ice? Megan: Hey Cynthia. Great question. I like to think of […]

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        The Path of the Honorable Man – Thomas Calabrese

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        Will lead him to happiness. Thomas Calabrese — The Kimbrough family lived on a small farm outside Wichita, Kansas. The weather had been volatile and unpredictable for the past week. A series of thunderstorms moving up from the Gulf of Mexico and cold dry air coming down from Canada were colliding in the central plains […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Kevin: It seems that everyone recommends different amounts of sleep. Some say 8 is the magic number some say 6 or 7. What do you suggest?  Megan: Hey Kevin, sleep deprivation is a common phenomenon. Some people can function off 6 hours, some need as much as 10 hours. We also might find that when […]

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        No Compromises – Thomas Calabrese

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        Extreme Oversight Thomas Calabrese — The tour group consisted of forty students, five sets of parents and three teachers from the Mira Costa Junior College in Oceanside, California.  They were touring religious and historical sites in Israel on an educational trip for their Middle Eastern History class when they were kidnapped as they left the […]

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        Ask The Pro

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        Katie: I’ve heard a lot about heart rate training for weight loss and see people wearing monitors and checking their watches. Can you explain how heart rate training works if I wanted to do it to lose weight?  Megan: Hey Katie, the target heart rate range for weight loss is 65-75% of your maximum heart […]

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          North County Boys & Girls Basketball CIF Division Playoffs

          By   16 hours ago

          David Willauer — Division I: First Round: 2-18-2020Mission Bay at Rancho Buena Vista 7 PM; Vista at Helix 5:30 pm; Bishop’s School at San Marcos 7 PM; Rancho Bernardo at LaCosta Canyon 7 PM; LaJolla Country Day School at Mission Hills 7PM; Montgomery at Carlsbad 7 PM; 2-19-2020-Westview at El Camino 8 PM Division II: First […]

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          North County CIF Division Wrestling Tournaments

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          Davis Willauer — Division I San Marcos 4th place with 158 points Samir Singh 2nd at 108  Sebastian Sunberg 2nd at 154  Matt Jarvis 3rd at 162  Kevin Sansom 3rd at 172  Mathias Sorenson 3rd at 197  Ricky Johnson 2nd at 222 Gilbert Alvarado 2nd at 287  El Camino 9th place with 89 points  Liam […]

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          Girls North County High School Basketball

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer -Oceanside High School Girls Basketball LaCosta Canyon 76 Torrey Pines 38-Haley Dumiak led LCC with 25 points, 13 each by Kaitlin and Megan Quain. Torrey Pines 59 San Marcos 42 -San Marcos 17 by Bianca Barron and 15 by Megan Roberts. Francis Parker 54 St. Joseph Academy of (San Marcos, CA) 33-SJA […]

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          North County Boys & Girls Basketball Results

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          David Willauer — Boys High School Basketball Rancho Buena Vista 58 Sage Creek 57-SC performers Blake McLaren 21 10 each by Andrew Schmitt and Jamie Ellenstein. Torrey Pines 74 San Marcos 48-TP: Brandon Angel 28, Nick Herrman 11 and Chris Howell 10. SM Devon Arlington 23 Army Navy Academy 55 Bishop’s School 54-ANA performers-17 by […]

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          Melena Bland Sparks Palomar Comets Win vs San Diego City

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Friday, February 7, 2020-The Dome at Palomar College-San Marcos, CA-The Lady Comets of Palomar Junior College continued their 5 game winning streak behind former Mission Hills Grizzly alums Melena Bland’s 17 points, Grizzly teammate Aaliyah Taylor 15 points, Elexis Espina from Ramona with 12 points and former San Marcos Knight alum Dee […]

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          North County Girls & Boys Basketball Results

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          David Willauer — North County Girls & Boys Basketball results. Girls Basketball Oceanside 44 Preuss UCSD 22 Neaviah Mageo 11 points for OceansideCarlsbad 68 San Marcos 40 SM Megan Roberts 10 – 2-5-19Classical Academy 71 Del Lago Academy 39-Classical performers Faith Brinkman 40 Hailey Clegg 13  Boys Basketball The Oceanside Pirates improve their record to […]

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          North County Boys Basketball

          By   2 weeks ago

          David Willauer — Rancho Buena Vista 62 Oceanside 60-RBV 19 points each by Noah Fields and Jake Adams 14 by Justin Fields.  El Camino 76 Sage Creek 43 SC Blake McLaren 10 points  Torrey Pines 58 Mission Hills 40-TP Brandon Angel 22 Nick Herrman 12 and 10 by Chris Howell  San Marcos 64 Canyon Crest […]

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          Palomar College Baseball

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          David Willauer -San Marcos, CA — The Palomar Comets baseball team improve their record to 2-1 on the season on Cameron Rowles who went 3 for 4 in the game hit a solo home run to tie the game at 6-6 as they defeated Glendale College by a 9-7 score. Gavin Kinney is the winner […]

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            “Hurricane Diane” at The Old Globe

            By   16 hours ago

            Looks at Climate Change With Humor and Relevance TR Robertson–The Greek gods are not happy with what we are doing to our Earth, at least one Greek god in particular. Such is the premise of the Obie award winning comedy, “Hurricane Diane”, by Pulitzer playwright finalist Madeleine George, now on stage at the Sheryl and […]

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            Local Actress Set to Star in Oceanside Theatre’s “Sweet Charity”

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            TR Robertson –Local Vista actress Kalin Booker will be the lead in the romantic comic musical “Sweet Charity” in her debut at the Oceanside Theatre, running March 6-29, as she plays Charity Hope Valentine. Kalin said about the musical and her character, “Sweet Charity is kind of a funky musical. It follows this blissfully ignorant […]

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            Charming Musical “She Loves Me” Opens at Horton Grand Theatre San Diego

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            TR Robertson –San Diego Musical Theatre hits another homerun with their current presentation of the fast paced musical “She Loves Me”. This musical, premiering on Broadway at Eugene O’Neill Theatre in 1963, tells the story of a group of friends who work in a Parfumerie in Budapest and a series of relationship issues involving many of […]

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            Sammy Miller & The Congregation Bring “Feel-Good Jazz” to Escondido!

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            Escondido, CA. – February, 2020 – Seven-piece jazz band, Sammy Miller and the Congregation will be performing for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Center Theater. Sammy Miller and The Congregation are on a mission, crisscrossing the country like a vaudevillian revival show with evangelic fervor for […]

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            Patio Playhouse Community Theater Presents- Fun Home

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            Escondido, CA – (February, 2020) Patio Playhouse Community Theater has partnered with The San Diego LGBT Community Center. Patio Playhouse’s Fun Home has been extended through February 16 due to popular demand! Come see the Tony-award winning musical, rarely performed in San Diego, that audiences are calling “a must see!” Alex Wehrung of The Coast […]

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            “Jitney” at Old Globe is Worth Multiple Standing Ovations

            By   2 weeks ago

            TR Robertson — The Old Globe presentation of the August Wilson play “Jitney” is a powerful, realistic, dynamic, gripping, emotional play performed by an exceptional cast of professional actors. “Jitney” is the eighth play in Wilson’s “Pittsburgh Cycle” of ten plays, most of which center around stories covering decades of life in the Pittsburgh Hill […]

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            “Murder For Two” At New Village Arts

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            TR Robertson  — “Murder For Two” Keeps You Laughing and Guessing at New Village Arts in Carlsbad… There’s murder afoot in Carlsbad in the farcical murder mystery musical comedy “Murder For Two”, currently on stage at New Village Arts Theatre in downtown Carlsbad. This zany 90 minute musical is more vaudevillian stage show than musical with […]

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            Tuesday Night Comics & Winston Churchill

            By   3 weeks ago

            There’s Something for Everyone Tuesday Night Comics!!(Limited Seating Available) February 25, 2020 at 7:30 PM. Hosted by Mark Christopher Lawrence San Diego Critic’s Circle Outstanding Actor Of The Year Happy Hour @ 6:30 pm with $3 Beers – and FREE Appetizers!RATED R Tuesday Night Comics is arguably the funniest night of comedy in San Diego. MCL taps […]

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