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General Plan Workshops Begin January 29

The City of Vista is excited to host the second series of workshops for the City of Vista General Plan Update – Land Use Alternatives!

These workshops will outline the feedback received from the first workshop series, Establishing the Vision, and how this feedback has influenced changes to Vista’s Land Use Plan. Finally, this workshop will present two Land Use Alternatives for consideration and feedback from the community.

As with the first workshop series, you will have four in-person opportunities to participate. Please note that each workshop will cover the same material.

Workshops Schedule

  • Monday, January 29: Vista Innovation & Design Academy, 740 Olive Ave.
  • Tuesday, January 30: Hyatt Place Vista, 2645 S. Melrose Drive.
  • Wednesday, January 31: Linda Rhoades Recreation Center, 600 N. Santa Fe.
  • Thursday, February 1: McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive.

The workshop on January 31 will be conducted in Spanish. READ MORE HERE

S. Melrose Drive Tree Trimming & Landscape Assessment Survey

If you live in or own property in the South Melrose portion of Vista, the City of Vista wants to hear your opinions about tree and landscape maintenance.

Please take our quick survey below to let us know the value of these services. TAKE THE SURVEY

Reminder: Apply Now for City Commissions, Committees, and Boards

The City is seeking applicants for Commissions, Committees, and Boards. Whether you are a business owner in the business improvement district, a frequent user of the City’s parks and recreation programs, a senior looking to get involved, or have an interest in safety or traffic issues, there is a place for you. Applications are due February 5. Contact Kathy Valdez, City Clerk, at 760.643.5320 or kvaldez@cityofvista.com with questions or additional information. READ MORE HERE

Culture Caravan’s Winter Excursions – Join us for an exciting winter adventure with the Culture Caravan!

We’re thrilled to announce that Culture Caravan, a fantastic program brought to you by the City of Vista’s McClellan Senior Center, is kicking off its winter excursion program this month. 

Get ready for unforgettable one-day trips to thrilling destinations all around Southern California. Explore scenic wonders, indulge in cultural experiences, and create lasting memories with fellow seniors, all while traveling in deluxe transportation.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to embark on a journey of discovery and enjoyment. READ MORE HERE

Discover the McClellan Center’s Clubs & Activities

We are proud to offer a range of clubs and activities each month. Whether you’re looking to engage your mind, unleash your creativity, or simply connect with like-minded individuals, we have something for everyone.

  • Bridge Enthusiasts: Sharpen your card skills and enjoy spirited games of bridge with fellow seniors.
  • Craft Lovers: Unleash your inner artist and explore your crafty side with our exciting craft club.
  • Mahjong Masters: Join us for lively games of mahjong and embrace the thrill of strategic gameplay.
  • Music Appreciation: Dive into the world of melodies and rhythms with our music appreciation club.
  • Walking Group: Stay active and explore the beauty of our surroundings with our walking club.
  • Quilting Enthusiasts: Create beautiful quilts and share your passion with our quilting club.

All these clubs are open to seniors who are eager to socialize, learn, and have a fantastic time. Join us and be part of a vibrant community that celebrates the joys of life together! For more information, call the McClellan Senior Center at 760.643.5288.

County of San Diego Launches Program Aiding First-Time Home Buyers

The County of San Diego’s Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program helps first-time home buyers whose income is 80 percent or less than the annual area median income, which ranges from $77,200 or less for a single adult, to $110,250 for a family of four and $145,550 for a family of eight.

Those who qualify may apply to the program to purchase a home in Vista and elsewhere.

The program offers low-interest loans with deferred payments. The loans may be as much as 22 percent of the sales price for the down payment and up to $10,000 for closing costs.

The loan can be used to buy new or re-sale homes, including single-family, condominium, townhome, and manufactured homes on a permanent foundation. The purchase price may not exceed $676,000, subject to periodic adjustments.  READ MORE HERE

Vista Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Community Luncheon, January 22

The Vista Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual State of the Community Luncheon on Monday, January 22, 11 am-1 pm, at the Morris B. Vance Community Room at the Vista Civic Center. Attendees will hear from Keynote Speaker Vista Mayor John Franklin, Vista Chamber Board Chair Zeke Corley, VUSD Superintendent Dr. Matt Doyle, and Dr. Bronner’s President Michael Bronner with updates about our community. Tickets are $95 per person. READ MORE HERE

City of Vista | 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084


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