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World’s Greatest Unsolved Homicide Crimes – United States – Part I

By   /  January 18, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — There are lots of mysteries in this world. Mysteries dealing with anthropology, history, the arts, and everything in between. Another area of mystery surrounds criminal activity, especially violent crimes that have yet to be solved. When researching this topic, it is amazing how many of these types of crimes have not been […]

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Fun and Unusual Facts and Trivia About Art and Architecture Part II

By   /  January 15, 2021  /  Local  /  1 Comment

TR Robertson — The world of art and architecture can be filled with mystery, intrigue, incredible creativity, and extreme uniqueness as the creations of “humankind” have been produced over the years. Here is more trivia and facts about this amazing world. The Great Wall of China is 13,171 miles long, took 9 years to build […]

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The White House Soon To Have A New Resident

By   /  January 11, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Everything You Have Ever Wanted to Know About 1600 Pennsylvania NW TR Robertson –January 20, Joe Biden will be the 45th President sworn in and will take up residence in the White House, possibly even sooner. The story of the White House remains an ongoing tale of constant changes. George Washington, our first President, resided […]

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What Is The Best Movie Song Of All Time & Best Movie Theme Music

By   /  January 7, 2021  /  Local  /  1 Comment

TR Robertson — Music in movies has become as important as the movie itself. Many times, specific songs and theme music from a movie stays in our memories longer than the action in the movie. The minute we hear certain movie theme music, we immediately know what movie it is from and the memory of […]

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First Meeting 2021 Vista Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee

By   /  January 7, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — The Vista Chamber of commerce kicked off the new year with the first monthly meeting for the Government Affairs Committee meeting. First on the agenda was a presentation by Assembly Member Tasha Boerner Horvath, prior to the 2021 opening of the Assembly in Sacramento. Assembly Member Horvath reported that the economic recovery […]

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What’s New in COVID Terminology

By   /  January 5, 2021  /  Local  /  1 Comment

TR Robertson — Several months into the COVID pandemic, I wrote an article listing many of the “new” words that had become popular in social circles in trying to describe, with a little humor, what we were going through and the overall effects the COVID crisis and the various restrictions were bringing to our society. […]

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The Golden Age of Musicals Once Dominated the Movie World

By   /  January 5, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — Ever since the first musical appeared on the “big screen”, Al Jolson’s The Jazz Singer in 1927, musicals have appeared periodically in movie theatres. But nothing matches the Golden Age of Musicals, the 1950’s to 1960’s, with the number of musicals appearing in movie theatres. During this decade, 2 or 3 musicals […]

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Famous Movie Quotes and a Movie Quotes Quiz While Sheltered Down

By   /  January 1, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Happy New Year! TR Robertson — With the thousands of movies that have been produced, certain quotes have become iconic and these memorable lines are repeated by people again and again in various conversations. Many of these quotes are from older movies, some lines repeated by people that have never even seen the complete movie […]

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Those That Passed In 2020 & Will Be Missed

By   /  December 28, 2020  /  Local  /  4 Comments

TR Robertson –The United States has lost over 330,000 loved ones to COVID-19 during 2020 and countless others to the flu, heart attacks, cancer and numerous other diseases, not to mentioned those who have died from accidents and many other fatal injuries. Among those who have passed on are a number of personalities familiar to […]

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What Will Your New Year’s Resolutions Be This Year?

By   /  December 28, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –As this Wild and Unpredictable year draws to a thankful close, the tradition of making New Year’s Resolutions will continue for most of us. This tradition is most common in the Western Hemisphere, but it can also be found in the Eastern Hemisphere. The tradition involves people resolving either to continue or end […]

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Food For A Prosperous & Lucky New Year – Which We Desperately Need

By   /  December 28, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –Some feel what you eat on January 1st will ensure that your New Year will be off to a successful and prosperous new start. Lots of the selections come from the deep South, but many are from European countries and have been incorporated into today’s menus for what to eat on January 1st. […]

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More Christmas Facts and Trivia

By   /  December 21, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –A little more Christmas facts and trivia for this holiday season. It’s been a strange and bizarre year but hope your family will have a festive holiday season and here’s hoping next year will be so much better for everyone. There are two conflicting stories on which U.S. President was the first to […]

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Fun Facts, Trivia & Folklore About All Things Christmas

By   /  December 21, 2020  /  Local  /  2 Comments

TR Robertson–The Holiday Season is upon us. Thought I would provide you with some fun information – some real and some theorized – about the Christmas season. Have fun reading and saying – I didn’t know that – about all things Christmas. Many of the popular Christmas traditions today began in Saturnalia, an ancient Roman […]

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Fun Holiday Quiz for You & the Family

By   /  December 21, 2020  /  Local  /  1 Comment

TR Robertson — How much do you know about the upcoming December Holiday Season? Here is a fun quiz for you and the family to test your knowledge about a variety of areas surrounding the December Holidays. Answers at the bottom of the quiz but try to guess as many as you can to see […]

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What is Your Favorite Christmas Movie?

By   /  December 18, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –As the Holiday season approaches, one of the favorite activities many families and individuals take part in is going through their Christmas movie collection or finding what holiday movies are showing on the various cable networks and settling back to spend an evening watching these movies that have a special place in their […]

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The 2020 Price Of The 12 Days of Christmas According To PNC Christmas Price Index

By   /  December 18, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –For 37 years there has been a reporting of the price of the items mentioned in the Christmas song, “The 12 Days of Christmas”. The original poem is most likely French in origin, appearing some time before 1780. The song and poem have gone through many changes over the years, but the version […]

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Unusual Personal Collections From All Over the World & Celebrity Collections – Part II

By   /  December 18, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –The list of unusual personal collections continues with a short list of some very strange collections and a list of some of your favorite sports, movie, television and musical stars and the personal collections they have. Some of their collections are worth thousands and thousands of dollars and require special rooms or buildings […]

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Unusual Personal Collections From All Over The World & Celebrity Collections – Part II

By   /  December 15, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — The list of unusual personal collections continues with a short list of some very strange collections and a list of some of your favorite sports, movie, television and musical stars and the personal collections they have. Some of their collections are worth thousands and thousands of dollars and require special rooms or […]

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Unusual Personal Collections From All Over the World – Part I

By   /  December 10, 2020  /  Local  /  2 Comments

TR Robertson — Looking for that special gift to get that special person for Christmas who collects things? Many of you may remember going to the San Diego County Fair and wandering over to the Grandstand area, taking the escalator to the second floor (sometimes the third) to take in the Home and Hobby displays, […]

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The Final Look Trivia & Unusual Facts About Automobiles Throughout History

By   /  December 7, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

Part III TR Robertson — The final installment about unusual, historical car facts and trivia will center on some of the founders of many of the car companies, famous personalities and still a few more car facts and bits of trivia not yet touched on. Horses became a problem in NYC as nearly 15,000 were […]

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