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Notice Of Public Meeting

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LOCATION MAP – SUBJECT PROPERTY OF THE VISTA CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS A PROPOSED GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONE CHANGE AT THE CORNER OF E. VISTA WAY AND HILLSIDE TERRACE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Vista, California, will hold a public meeting in the Vista City Hall Council […]

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City of Vista Appoints New Fire Chief

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Vista, CA — Vista City Manager Patrick Johnson has appointed Ned Vander Pol to the position of Fire Chief following the retirement of Chief Jeff Hahn after 35 years of service with the City of Vista. The appointment is effective October 2, 2019. Ned Vander Pol has served as one of two Deputy Chiefs since […]

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Vista Community Needs Survey

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2020-2025 Consolidated Plan Vista, CA — The City of Vista needs your input! Over the next five years, the City will be investing money from the federal government in infrastructure, homelessness prevention and services, and public facilities and services. This money is known as Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and is intended to assist low-to-moderate income (LMI) households […]

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Vista Historical Museum Closed For Repairs

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Vista, CA –The Vista Historical Museum and the museum grounds will be closed to the general public from Monday August 19th through Sunday September 8th during the construction taking place on site. R.A.D Construction of Lemon Grove is making repairs to the foundation of themain building housing the museum. The repairs have been financed in […]

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Keystone Innovation Park Attract Breweries & Innovative Companies

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Perfect Perch: Amazing Sunsets and Views Help Vista’s Keystone Innovation Park Attract Breweries & Innovative Companies  Vista, CA — While millennial migration continues to saturate large downtowns across America, some smaller cities and developers are reimagining business parks to attract innovative companies and workers back to the ‘burbs.  One example is the new Keystone Innovation Industrial Park in […]

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Opening Soon at Vista’s Broadway Theatre

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Vista, CA — Southern Comforts at Vista’s Broadway Theatre starring Marilyn Wolfe and Lou Slocum, September 12th through 29th. All seats $25. The Theatre is located at 340 East Broadway in Vista. For tickets call 760.806.7905 or visit online at www.broadwayvista.biz

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Gloria McClellan Center Events

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LABOR DAY LUNCHEON, AUGUST 30, GLORIA MCCLELLAN CENTER Vista, CA — The Gloria McClellan Center will hold a “Labor Day Luncheon” on Friday, Aug. 30, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista.  Join us at 11:00 a.m. for entertainment by Ricky Rivas.  Oven fried chicken, macaroni salad, broccoli and carrot medley, and peach cobbler.  Bring […]

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Moonlight’s “West Side Story”

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As Relevant Today as it was over 60 Years Ago TR Robertson– The songs and the music remains unforgettable, the choreography (scripted from the original Broadway production) delivers powerful messages, and the story is still both tragic and a comment on the social, racial and cultural issues our country continues to deal with almost daily. […]

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    15th Annual Noche Mexicana

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    Oceanside, CA — Largest North San Diego County Event Commemorating Mexican Independence Day On Sunday, September 15th, the City of Oceanside will be kicking off National Hispanic Heritage Month with its 15th Annual Oceanside Noche Mexicana 2019. This fun, free, family event, open to the public, will take place at Oceanside Civic Center Plaza, 300 […]

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    Russian Ballet Theatre Presents “Swan Lake”

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    SAN DIEGO – The Russian Ballet Theatre is thrilled to bring a breathtaking new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake to Escondido and San Diego on Sept. 19 and 20. Tickets for the performances are on sale now and available online at www.RussianBalletTheatre.com. Tickets for the Escondido and San Diego Shows are on Sale Now The performance schedule for Swan […]

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    The Taste of San Marcos Returns to North City!

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    San Marcos, CA– On Saturday, September 14th, 1 PM – 4 PM. – 250 North City Drive, San Marcos, CA 92078 Hosted in the hippest area of San Marcos, North City 250 North City Drive, San Marcos, 92078View a Map Information:Saturday, September 14, 20191 pm – 4 pm Contact Information:Melanie Jamil 760-744-1270 Send an Email Fees/Admission: Ticket […]

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    Immunotherapy Foundation’s Rock & Roll Avalanche

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    San Diego, CA — Immunotherapy Foundation’s Rock & Roll Avalanche returns September 21, 2019 with rock & roll icon, Billy Idol.  The legendary evening to “Rock out for Cancer Research” takes place at the Music Box, 1337 India St., in San Diego. Enjoy an intimate evening at the rock & roll chic Music Box venue […]

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    Carlsbad State of the City

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    State of the City Event, 8/26 Carlsbad residents are invited to a free showing of the 2019 State of the City video presentation, highlighting key projects and initiatives, city priorities and future planning. Immediately following the video presentation, there will be an opportunity to talk with City Council members and staff and ask questions about […]

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    Citizenship Class At Oceanside Library

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    Oceanside, CA –The Library will be offering a thirteen-week Citizenship Class, in order for eligible students to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Naturalization Test. Classes will be held at the Civic Center Library in the second-floor Foundation Room on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., beginning September 4. In this class, students will […]

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    Academy Of Our Lady Of Peace Announces All Girls Hack -A- Thon Event

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    San Diego, CA – The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), the oldest high school and only all-girls’ school in San Diego, will hold its inaugural Hackathon event on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at OLP, located at 4860 Oregon Street, San Diego, CA. The event invites girls, grades eight through 12, who are interested in collaboration […]

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    “Next To Normal” Delivers A Distinctive View of Mental Health at STAR Repertory Theatre

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    Suze Diaz — Outward appearances do not always tell the full story. What may look as normal to some may be just a cover-up to what really lies beneath. Mental health is a delicate topic that can be difficult at times to discuss within a struggling family unit. And in today’s world, it is a […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron- Help for First Responders

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Our first responders make lots of sacrifices to protect the rest of us and this can take a toll on them, as well as their families. In a 2016 behavioral health study, roughly three-fourths of the surveyed peace officers reported having experienced a traumatic event, but less than half reported it […]

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      Bipartisan Resolution Urges Feds to Act on California’s Nuclear Waste

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       SACRAMENTO – California State Senators Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Bill Monning (D-Carmel) have introduced Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 11this week that urges Congress and the President to approve legislation that would prioritize the removal of spent nuclear fuel from decommissioned nuclear sites in areas with large populations and high seismic hazards. The shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) is located […]

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      California Leaders to Attend San Diego County 2020 Census Workshop

      By   6 days ago

      On Friday, August 16, the California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office will meet with local partners in San Diego, including SANDAG and the Count Me 2020 coalition, administratively led United Way of San Diego County, to coordinate outreach strategies for the 2020 Census. Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins and other […]

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      Senator Bates Responds to Audit Finding At DMV

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      Double Voter Registrations and Other Irregularities SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement today after news media reported the release of an audit finding that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) produced almost 84,000 duplicate voter registrations and an even higher number of erroneous party registrations due to the state’s automatic “motor voter” […]

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      California Should Not Chastise Federal Government

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      When the State Fails to Disarm Violent Felons & Mentally Ill SACRAMENTO – Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s press conference this week in which he demanded national background checks, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove(R-Bakersfield) called on him to direct Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to do their job and fully implement the Armed & Prohibited […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron SoCal’s Water Portfolio

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      This region has made tremendous strides toward diversifying its water portfolio.  In Riverside County, groundwater desalination is moving forward to take full advantage of all available sources of water. Plansfor Water Banking, which will take Northern California water imported during wet years to restore local aquifers for use during dry years, are also progressing. Since […]

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      Assemblymember- Marie Waldron

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      Today is Purple Heart Day    Today is Purple Heart Day which commemorates service members who have been wounded or killed while serving our country. The U.S. military has awarded an estimated 1.8 million Purple Hearts to soldiers, sailors, Marines, and airmen since the award was created in 1782 by then General George Washington and later reinstated by […]

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      Op-ed: Our Pledge to America’s Workforce

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      Michael Vallante, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Region IX. He oversees the agency’s programs and services in California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and Guam. American’s workforce is 157 million strong, with over 7 million job openings. Entrepreneurship continues to fuel hiring, creating more job openings than the number of people looking for work. […]

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        Jack of Diamonds – Thomas Calabrese

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        And the Bandido Thomas Calabrese — John Joseph Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was born in Laclede, Missouri, the oldest of five children. He attended a school in town for precocious students of prominent citizens and after completing high school in 1878, he became a teacher of local African American children. He later applied […]

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        Immoral Bay – Thomas Calabrese

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        Beyond The Breakwater Thomas Calabrese — Gunnery Sergeant Luke Brody had been in the Marine Corps for 10 years after serving two West Pacific and two Middle East deployments with different units. He was currently assigned to a counter terrorism unit in Bahrain when he was called to Major John Ingram’s office. Luke Brody stood […]

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        Anniversaries and Birthstones – What They Mean and Handy Lists You Can Use

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        TR Robertson –Anniversary and Birthday Celebrations pop up every year for individuals and couples and many struggle with what to give that special person(s) in their life. I recently celebrated my 45th wedding anniversary and presented my wife, Carolyn, with both the Traditional and Modern gift associated with that marriage anniversary date. There is some […]

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        Hellfire Societe – Thomas Calabrese

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        Warriors of the Six Spears Thomas Calabrese– Hellfire Club was a name for several exclusive clubs for high society rakes. ( Def: In a historical context, a rake (short for rakehell, analogous to “hellraiser”) was a man who was habituated to immoral conduct, particularly womanizing. Often, a rake was also prodigal, wasting his (usually inherited) fortune on gambling, wine, women and song, and […]

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        This Day in History for the Month of August

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        TR Robertson — Here you go Trivia and History Buffs, a day by day look at the month of August and some significant events that occurred at some point in our nation’s or world history on the particular day indicated. August 1 – First U.S. Census completed indicating 4 million people were in the U.S. […]

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        One Square Mile of Hell – Thomas Calabrese

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        Private Parcel In Heaven Thomas Calabrese — The November 1943 invasion of the Gilbert Islands was the beginning of the U.S. ‘island hopping’ campaign in the central Pacific during World War II. U.S. commanders determined that amphibious attacks on Japanese –occupied islands was the key to victory. The island of Betio was the first target […]

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        Leucadia’s Hidden Beach

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        Alex Hughes– July, 2019 I’ve been to a lot of beaches in San Diego County thanks to my knowledge of the bus routes. From Oceanside to Ocean Beach, I had trekked the sand and discovered many different types of sea shells as seen in this previous article that I wrote: http://thevistapress.com/sharp-shell-shrapnels-treasure-by-the-handfull/. However, I was always […]

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        The Enemy Of My Enemy Is Still My Enemy _ Thomas Calabrese

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        Spoils Go To The Victors Thomas Calabrese– The first CPRR locomotive crossed the California-Nevada border on December 13, 1867. The Central Pacific continued building track eastward to meet the Union Pacific Railroad at Promontory, Utah on May 10, 1869, forming the 1780 mile long Pacific Railroad linking California with the East by rail. In 1877 Southern California, Rake Meacham and his […]

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          North County Baseball Highlights

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comets alum Tony Wolters went 2 for 3 with 2 singles and 2 RBI’s for the Colorado Rockies as they were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3.  Former Mission Hills alum Kingston Liniak went 0 for 5 for the Connecticut Tigers as they were defeated by […]

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          North County Baseball Highlights

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          David Willauer — Former Vista Panthers alum Trevor Cahill came in for the LA Angels of Anaheim as he pitched 1.1 innings gave up 3 hits, 3 runs (3) earned as they defeated the Chicago White Sox 8-7 Former Vista and Cal alum Korey Lee went 0 for 3 for the Tri City Valley Cats […]

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          Palomar College Football

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          David A. Willauer–Palomar College-San Marcos, CA:  With a career record of 101-80 along with 7 junior college rankings, head football coach Joe Early will begin his 18th year at the helm of the Palomar College and is ready to start the 2019 season.  Palomar Comets Head Football Coach Joe Early: “It was good for us […]

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          Mike Leake To Be Inducted In ASU Hall of Fame

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          Former Fallbrook Warriors alum Mike Leake – Baseball 2007-09Management (BS)Mike Leake put together one of the most impressive careers by a Sun Devil pitcher, thriving in an offensive-heavy era of college baseball. A workhorse who served as the Friday Night starter for majority of his three seasons, Leake put up spectacular numbers during his career. […]

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          North County Baseball Highlights

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comets alum Tony Wolters went 2 for 4 with 2 singles, 1 rbi and 1 run scored for the Colorado Rockies as they defeated the San Diego Padres 8-3. Former Fallbrook Warriors alum Mike Leake falls to 9-9 on the season for the Arizona Diamondbacks as […]

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          North County Baseball Highlights

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comets alum Tony Wolters went 1 for 4 with a single for the Colorado Rockies as they were defeated by the San Diego Padres 7-1. Former Vista Panthers alum Trevor Cahill came in relief for the Anaheim Angels as he pitched 2.2 innings gave up 5 […]

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          City of Vista Fall Sports Registration Underway

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          VISTA, CA – Registration for the City of Vista’s fall sports programs for youth and adults is underway. Register at the Recreation Office of the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Dr., from 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m, or online at vistarecreation.com. For more information, call 760.643.5273. Girls Volleyball Girls in grades fifth through eighth may register […]

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          North County Baseball Highlights

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          David Wuillauer — Former Vista Panthers alum Trevor Cahill came in relief for the Anaheim Angels as he pitched 2.2 innings gave up 2 hits, 3 runs (3) earned, 1 walk, 0 strikeouts they were defeated by the Cleveland Indians 7-2.  Cahill is the loser at 3-7.  Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comets alum […]

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            Amadeus To Begin Season 38 On A Rousing Note

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            North Coast Repertory Theatre Selects Tony winning masterpiece. By Peter Shaffer Performances Beginning Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and Now Extended to October 6th. – Directed by Richard Baird Solana Beach, CA – With the glorious music of Mozart as a backdrop, Peter Shaffer’s AMADEUS assures North Coast Repertory Theatre of a grand start to Season […]

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            The Critics Love Picasso!

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            “This is such an important piece of theatre. Everyone needs to see it. It was just what I needed to see as a young aspiring theatre artist.” “A Weekend with Pablo Picasso” Patron Comment “Siguenza is absolutely spellbinding!” – Tom Robertson, The Vista Press A WEEKEND WITH PABLO PICASSO is “a triumph!In a personal and moving performance, Herbert Siguenza […]

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            New Village Arts Presents “A Weekend With Pablo Picasso”

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            TR Robertson– The latest play at NVA is an enriching, enlightening, artistically conceived glimpse into the world of one of the giants in the world of art, Pablo Picasso, in the later stages of his life. Written and starring Herbert Siguenza, the 80 minute play shows Picasso in his studio in France in 1957, as […]

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            San Diego Repertory Theatre’s “33 1/3 – House of Dreams”

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            Takes Audience Thru a Rock & Roll Musical History Journey TR Robertson — This summer has been a musical history journey at various San Diego County theatre venues beginning with Lamb’s Players “Million Dollar Quartet” followed by San Diego Musical Theatre’s “All Shook Up” and now a vibrant presentation of the story surrounding the most […]

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            Welk Resort presents The Addams Family

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            – A New Musical Comedy Escondido, CA – On September 6, 2019 – The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy features an original story, and it is every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family […]

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            Steve Martin’s Adaptation “The Underpants”

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            Uses Comic Setting to Touch on Variety of Issues TR Robertson — Playwright, actor, musician, writer, filmmaker, comedian Steve Martin has taken a play, written in 1912 that satirized the moral standards of the German middle class, massaged the context, made a few minor adjustments, brought the language into the 21st century and the result is […]

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            Things Are A Shaken’ at Horton Grand Theatre

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            With Jukebox Musical “All Shook Up” TR Robertson — It’s Rocking & Rolling in the Gas Lamp area of San Diego as the San Diego Musical Theatre brings to the Horton Grand Theatre Stage a high energy, wonderfully staged and emotionally performed musical, from a book by Joe Dipieto, featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. […]

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            AMADEUS

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            North Coast Repertory Theatre selects Tony Winning masterpiece AMADEUS To Begin Season 38 on a rousing note By Peter Shaffer – Performances Beginning Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and NOW EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 6TH Directed by Richard Baird Solana Beach, CA – With the glorious music of Mozart as a backdrop, Peter Shaffer’s AMADEUS assures North […]

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