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Healthy Community Healthy You”: Stomach Growl: When your stomach starts talking

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That rumble in your belly is a normal occurrence, but certainly a little embarrassing in a quiet room of people. We instantly assume, “Gosh, they must be hungry”. This growl is also referred to as “peristaltic” or “bowel” noise. The food in the gastro-intestinal tract is moving through the small intestine and likes to make […]

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Soroptimists Award $15,000 to Three Local Women at Live Your Dream Gala

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Soroptimists Award $15,000 to Three Local Women at Live Your Dream Gala VISTA, California, April , 2019—Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland awarded $15,000 in scholarship grants to three local women at their annual “Live Your Dream”  Awards gala held on March 23, 2019 at the Vista Optimist Club. About 130 people attended […]

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Trail Clean Up With The Vista Conservancy

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Vista, CA —TRAIL CLEANUP  – On Tuesday, March 26, and at 9am sharp on the morning of the cleanup, students, armed with clippers, rakes and shovels, broke into several smaller groups and worked their way along both sides of the creek, picking up trash, trimming overgrown branches, raking fallen leaves and dead brush, and removing […]

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Hundreds of Middle School Students Participate in Annual “420 Remix”

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Youth pledge many reasons why they will say ‘NO’ to marijuana on April 20 The North Coastal Prevention Coalition (NCPC) annual 420 Remix – A Celebration of Sober and Drug-Free Life Choices event took place at Boomers in Vista on April 18 with hundreds of middle school students from throughout North County.  The event focused […]

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Looking to get rid of unwanted and expired prescription drugs? The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will collect and dispose of these medicines during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event is on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sheriff’s Deputies will be at the following […]

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Parents Night Out

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Parents, take the night off! Drop the kids off at the City of Vista’s Jim Porter Recreation Center for four hours of nonstop fun! We’ll keep the kids busy from start to finish with lots of games and activities such as Capture the Flag and Car Lot in the gym and then arts and crafts and board games in […]

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Culture Caravan – OUE Skyspace and the Biltmore Hotel

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Vista, CA — – Culture Caravan still has tickets available for OUE Skyspace and the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.  How about a vertical adventure at California’s tallest open-air observation deck and the premiere destination for panoramic views of Los Angeles?  If you dare, ride the Skyslide, a glass slide nearly 1000’ above ground. Indulge in […]

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American Legion Post 365

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VFW Post 7041 Weekly Menu Weekly Menu April 22 – April 28Special Week – Prime Rib on Friday!!!

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    San Marcos Fatal Hit and Run Updated Information

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    San Marcos, CA — The following is an update to a prior News Release. This update includes a description of the suspect vehicle make and model. SYNOPSIS: On April 15, 2019, at about 8:20 p.m., a 60-year old female who was walking her dog was struck by a vehicle on the 300 block of Smilax […]

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    5K Fun Run/Walk to Benefit Local Community Health Center, VCC

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    Carlsbad, CA – – North County San Diego based Vista Community Clinic (VCC) will be holding its second annual charity fun run/walk next month on Sunday May 19th at South Ponto Beach in Carlsbad. The 5k fun run/walk event will begin with registration at 7:00 a.m., and will benefit the health center directly. Registration for […]

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    First Annual Cinco De Mayo In North County

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    We are so excited that we will be having our first Cinco De Mayo North County Event in Escondido after 20 years. Join us for this famous and popular Mexican Celebration! Let the fun begin at Cinco De Mayo North County! Since our Folkloric groups were so popular at our past events thru the years, […]

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    A New, Free Musical at NVA: Chasing Fear

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    Welcome to a concert reading of CHASING FEAR,  part of NVA’s Final Draft New Play Festival. Inspired by Turkish folklore, CHASING FEAR tells the story of a boy who leaves home in search of the true meaning of fear. His adventure is recounted by a family of refugees to comfort Luminitsa, the only child left […]

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    1ST MARINE DIVISION BAND ANNUAL CONCERT

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    TUE & WED // APR 23 & 24 // 7:00 PM //  FREE Camp Pendleton’s finest musicians return to the Center for their annual performance!  The 1st Marine Division Band will perform a wide selection of music demonstrating the versatility of the band while showcasing the incredible talent they have in their ranks. Concert ProgramFull […]

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    San Marcos Chamber News

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    San Marcos Chamber of Commerce News and Events

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    Oceanside Public Library May Events

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    PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN VETERAN AT FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK Join Oceanside Public Library for an unveiling of the exhibit “Portrait of a Woman Veteran” on Friday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, at 330 North Coast Highway, during ArtWalk. For this project, female veterans were paired with local artists to meet […]

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    The Island of the Blue Dolphins Expedition with Ocean’s Adventure!

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    Center Stage: Performance for the Youth: The Island of the Blue Dolphins Expedition with Ocean’s Adventure! Escondido, CA – April 2019 – The Education department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido hosts another Center Stage: Performances for Youth showwith The Island of the Blue Dolphins Expedition with Ocean’s Adventure which will be at the Center on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 9:30am […]

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      Rent Control?

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      25% of California Lawmakers Are Landlords By Matt Levin and Elizabeth Castillo | CALmatters –In a quiet neighborhood on the outskirts of south Sacramento, the property looks like any other on the block: a single-story house that could use a new paint job, a large front yard that could use a little tidying, a chain-link […]

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      Mental Health and Addiction

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron —Mental health and drug addiction are often co-occurring disorders, with a big impact. I have been working on commonsense, bi-partisan solutions to these problems since my days on the city council. As a member of the Mental Health Caucus, I serve on several committees that deal directly with these issues, including Assembly Health […]

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      Senator Bates – Statement on Governor’s Wildfire Strike Team Report

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      Sacramento, CA – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), a member of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, issued the following statement after Governor Newsom released his administration’s report today on addressing wildfires: “The report is a welcome contribution to the ongoing discussion on how California can reduce the severity of future wildfires and address the impacts […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Preventing Wildfires

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Over the past few years, the Ceder, Witch, Cocos, Guejito, Paradise and Lilac fires have taught us a lot.  The need to be proactive is critical. That’s why I introduced Assembly Bill 19, for fire prevention and roadway vegetation management. Auto-related wildfires are a major problem in California. In 2016 and 2017, […]

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      CA Lawmakers Move Multiple Animal-Welfare Bills Forward

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      SACRAMENTO, CA. – A slew of animal protection bills moved forward in the California Legislature this week – including proposals to limit animal abuse, hunting, poisoning and trapping. Senate Bill 580 would force people convicted of such serious crimes as aggravated cruelty, bestiality and hoarding to undergo mental-health evaluation and get treatment if necessary. Kim Kelly legislative […]

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      Sen. Bates’ License Portability Bill  Wins Bipartisan Support

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      SB 679 Would Provide California with More Qualified Professionals SACRAMENTO – The Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee today approved Senate Bill 679 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would streamline the process for licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCCs), marriage and family therapists (LMFTs), and clinical social workers (LCSWs) in other states to become licensed in […]

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      Senate Committee Approves Sen. Bates’ Bill to Screen All Sexually Violent Predators Before Release

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      SACRAMENTO – The Senate Public Safety Committee today approved Senate Bill 141 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would improve the safety of California’s communities by requiring all inmates convicted of a sexually violent offense to be administered a comprehensive risk assessment before their parole hearing. “No inmate convicted of a sexually violent offense and eligible for parole […]

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      Sen. Bates’ Statement on Latest  DMV Motor Voter Revelations

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      Sacraments, CA – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) released the following statement after the Los Angeles Times published its investigation today that found that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) launched automatic voter registration despite computer bugs, exposure to hackers, and other problems: “Today’s revelations are further evidence that the DMV should not be automatically registering voters. While […]

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        Achieve GAQM Scrum Master Certification

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        Why Should You Be Interested to Achieve GAQM Scrum Master Certification through PrepAway Materials? let’s understand what do you mean by GAQM. The full form of GAQM is Global Association for Quality Management. GAQM offers a wide range of professional certifications to the candidates globally and is an independent certification body which is the UK […]

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        American Knockout – Thomas Calabrese

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        The Patriotic Pummeler Thomas Calabrese– Dan grew up on military bases as the eldest child of Marine Corps Major David and Diane Tillson with two younger twin sisters, Elle and Hannah. His mother was an accomplished  triathlete and former college swimmer and the family’s primary sources of recreation revolved around their physical activities. When Major Tillson […]

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        Grocery Grabs #21- Daniel’s Market

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        Alex Hughes — Bonsall, CA …Bonsall is a very small community before Fallbrook and can be seen where I am writing this. Apart from the shopping center with McDonald’s, there is another with the AMC Classic Theater. That is where I found myself in front of Daniel’s Market. It was not the usual Mexican market […]

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        Marshal Marshall – Thomas Calabrese

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        Editor’s Note: TheVistaPress.com would like to thank Thomas Calabrese for his dedication and wonderful stories. As of today he has written 156 stories in three years.  It is one of the most commented articles we publish. Everyone starts their Sunday morning reading his stories of mostly fiction with some real facts.  Thanks again Thomas! Cuffs […]

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        Frothy Foam Takes Torrey Pines

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        Alex Hughes — It was a winter day and very breezy. It was also Sunday which I try and leave for travel or at least some time for myself. However, on my list of places to go, I wanted to see Torrey Pines and bathtub rock as its known. It is a large rock formation that […]

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        Go For Broke – Thomas Calabrese

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        Freshly Fallen Thomas Calabrese — Mikio Kuroda was fifteen years of age and second generation Japanese living in Escondido, California with his family when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. The American government became skeptical to the point of paranoia about Japanese sympathizers within our borders so on February 19, 1942 President D. Roosevelt […]

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        Volunteers of America Southwest Celebrates 123 Years of Service

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        San Diego, CA–  Volunteers of America Southwest (VOASW), a nonprofit, faith-based organization with a mission to change the lives of vulnerable individuals by providing services and tools to improve their quality of life, is celebrating 123 years of service during the month of April. Each year, Volunteers of America Southwest serves more than 8,000 individuals, children, […]

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        The Oceanside Kid -Thomas Calabrese

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        Rich and Unknown Thomas Calabrese — “What would you rather be; famous or rich and unknown?”  John Rossini asked his seven-year old son, Michael responded without hesitation, “Famous, I want everybody to know who I am.” “I want you to think about that question because I’m going to ask you again someday,” John said. Over the […]

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          North County Athletes Baseball

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comet alum Tony Wolters went 0 for 2 for the Colorado Rockies as they defeated the Washington Nationals 2-0.  Former LaCosta Canyon Mavericks alum Mickey Moniak went 1 for 5 with a single and an RBI for the Reading Fightin Phils as they defeated the Richmond […]

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          North County Baseball News

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          David Willauer — Former Vista Panther alum Trevor Cahill pitched for the Anaheim Angels as he pitched 4.1 innings gave up 6 hits 5 runs 5 earned 2 walks and 5 strikeouts as they fell to the Seattle Mariners 6-5. Cahill’s record is 1-2.  Former Palomar Comet alum Tyler Saladino went 0 for 3 with […]

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          North County Baseball Report

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comet Tony Wolters went 2 for 4 with a single and a double for the Colorado Rockies and scored 1 run as they defeated the San Diego Padres 8-2. Former Fallbrook Warrior alum Mike Leake started for the Seattle Mariners pitched 6 innings gave up 8 […]

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          North County Major and Minor League Baseball

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          David Willauer — Former Vista High Panther alum Trevor Cahill started on the mound for the Anaheim Angels as he pitched 4 innings gave up 5 hits 4 runs 4 earned 2 walks and 2 strikeouts as they lost to the Texas Rangers 12-7.  The former Panther didn’t get the loss. Former Palomar Comet alum […]

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          This Week in Cougar Athletics

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          David Willauer –San Marcos, CA –- Women’s golf will host the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championship while men’s and women’s track & field, baseball and softball also continue competition this week for Cal State San Marcos Athletics. Women’s golf will host the CCAA Championship at Morgan Run Club & Resort on Monday through Wednesday in […]

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          Rancho Buena Vista with 5 run 2nd Inning Defeats Rival Vista 6-4

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Rancho Buena High School-Vista, CA-Friday, April 12, 2019-In a well played baseball game after the Panthers of Vista won round 1 of this matchup by an 11-3 on the Panthers ballfield on Wednesday, April 10th but Friday, April 12th was a different story as the Longhorns trailed 1-0 after an inning and […]

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          North County Sports News

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          David Willauer — Former Palomar Comet Tyler Saladino went 2 for 4 with 2 home runs 2 runs scored 3 North County News North County News  RBI’s for the San Antonio Mission as they defeated Nashville Sounds 5-3. Former Lacosta Canyon alum Mickey Moniak went 1 for 4 with a single and scored 1 run […]

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          North County Baseball Report

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          David Willauer — San Pasqual defeated Escondido 2-1.  Tanner Clark and Connor Oca scored the runs for San Pasqual. Carlsbad defeated LaCosta Canyon 2-1.  Colbey Whillock and Trent Lopez scored the 2 runs for Carlsbad. Mission Hills defeated San Marcos 3-2.  Nathan Barraza, Brice Igniciak and Trent Kaylor each scored 1 run for the Grizzlies.  […]

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            “Servant” Is “A Laugh-out-loud Riot!”

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                                      GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY! Season 19 Subscriptions are Now On Sale! Become a Season Subscriber Today Season subscribers also receive unique benefits, such as VIP event invites, early access to premier seating, and more! The Foundry Artist Studios April Artist Reception: Thursday, April […]

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            North Coast Rep’s “All In The Timing” A Funny Look At Life & Relationships

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            TR Robertson– It could be said that the saying, “there’s method in his madness”, might apply to the current play on stage at Solana Beach’s North Coast Rep, David Ives’ “All in the Timing”. The collection of six one-act short vignettes are certainly not common place theatre pieces. They use varied settings, clever word-play, humorous situations […]

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            “They Promised Her the Moon” Looks at a Part of the Space Program Few Know About

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                TR Robertson — The Globe’s West Coast premiere of “They Promised Her the Moon” is a cleverly conceived and uniquely staged glimpse of a part of NASA’s history few people have ever heard of or know anything about and perhaps something NASA would rather not talk about. Playwright Laurel Ollstein and director Giovanna Sardelli […]

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            New Village Arts Presents a Hilarious NVA World Premiere Adaptation – “The Servant of Two Masters”

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            TR Robertson —  NVA’s latest production is a fast paced, witty, hilarious, gag filled, physical, in-your-face adaptation of a classic Italian comedy, “Il servitor di due padroni” (“The Servant of Two Masters”, closely following the Italian tradition of commedia dell’arte. What makes this play even more unique is it was adapted for the NVA stage by […]

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            North Coast Rep Presents John Denver Tribute

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            SOLANA BEACH, CA- Jim Curry, returns to North Coast Repertory Theatre to perform the music of the late John Denver. The music “is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time,” says Mr. Curry. Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever […]

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            NC Repertory Presents New Reading Series: Taken At Midnight

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            Solana Beach, CA – NC Repertory Presents New Reading Series: Taken At Midnight is based on true events in 1931 Berlin, a courageous mother resists the rising Nazi party in order to free her imprisoned son. This riveting drama explores the heroic battle of the weak against the powerful, the truth against the lies, and […]

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            Magical Island In The Middle of Nowhere Is Populated Only by Horses

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            Send Me Away Vacations —  Only the hardiest—or the wealthiest—tourists will wander Sable Island National Park Reserve. This tiny island in the Atlantic Ocean is nearly impossible to get to, but horse-loving visitors can observe wild ponies in a remote island habitat. The island is inhospitable to say least. Surrounded by shark-infested waters, with no […]

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            “Return Engagements” at Scripps Ranch Shows the Passing of Time Can Make a Difference

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              TR Robertson– The latest play, for Scripps Ranch Theatre, has a most interesting premise and storyline as it spans 32 years in the intertwining life of three couples who have all stayed at some time, thru the years, in the same guest house near Stratford, Ontario, Canada. This cleverly designed play, “Return Engagements”, was written […]

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