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Sprouts Farmers Market Opens in Vista

By   6 hours ago

What is Sprouts Farmers Market? Sprouts is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. Based on the belief that healthy food should be affordable, Sprouts’ welcoming environment and knowledgeable team members continue to drive its growth. Our welcoming stores offer a complete shopping experience that includes an array of […]

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DEA National Take Back

By   7 hours ago

Drug take-back day is October 26. Drop off locations listed below. Vista location is Vista Sheriff’s 325 Melrose Drive, Vista, CA

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Scare Away Hunger – Peanut Butter Drive

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Scare Away Hunger – Peanut Butter Drive benefiting the North County Food Bank. Drop off Peanut Butter at the following businesses throughout the month of October. Vista Chamber of Commerce – 127 Main Street Vista Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce – 5934 Priestly Dr, Carlsbad San Marcos Chamber of Commerce – 251 North City Dr #128, […]

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TradeCraft Farms: Grand Opening

By   7 hours ago

Vista, CA — We are excited and proud to be the first legal medical marijuana dispensary to open its doors to the public, in Vista. The store officially opened on Saturday, October 12th and since then we have already made great relationships with the local community and are members of the Vista Chamber of Commerce. We […]

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North County Climate Change Alliance Fix It Clinic

By   7 hours ago

The North County Climate Change Alliance is having an event at the Leeds Ranch, 2251 Catalina Circle, Vista, CA 92084 1 pm-3 pm. –October 26, 2019 Bring your broken, non-functioning things: electronics, appliances, computers, toys, bicycles, clothes, etc. for assessment, disassembly, and possible repair. We’ll provide workspace, specialty tools, and guidance disassemble and troubleshoot your […]

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Vista Historical Museum

By   8 hours ago

The Vista Historical Museum and museum office will be closed beginning Friday November 1. The museum office will reopen on Monday November 18. The Museum will reopen on Wednesday November 20. 

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Gloria McClellan Center Events

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Sound of Music Sing Along, Nov. 17, Gloria McClellan Center Vista, CA — There are still tickets left for the Culture Caravan trip on Sunday, Nov. 17, to the Balboa Theatre for a “Sound of Music Sing Along.”  Join us for a uniquely interactive film experience complete with prop packs, a costume contest, and themed […]

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Full Rail Closure – Oceanside to San Diego Next Two Weekends

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Full rail closures from Oceanside to San Diego scheduled for the next two weekends. Significant Rail Construction is Planned for San Diego County To accommodate scheduled work along the rail line that carries passengers and freight from Oceanside to San Diego, there will be two full rail closures during the next two weekends. The full rail […]

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    A New “Blade” In Oceanside Brings A Historical Landmark Back To Life

    By   6 hours ago

    Suze Diaz — In 1936, prominent San Diego architect Irving Gill designed his last project that became home to Oceanside’s primary newspaper, The Blade-Tribune, which thrived in the building until the 1960s. Fast-forward some fifty odd years later and the building has been rejuvenated to be a tribute home for a spectacularly modern Italian trattoria […]

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    Oceanside Explores Electric Mobility Service With Hoot Rides

    By   7 hours ago

    Pilot program to provide an easy way to move in and around downtown areas The City of Oceanside is partnering with Hoot Rides, a neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) ride-hailing service, for a pilot program that will provide an easy, environmentally friendly way to move around the downtown section of the city. Starting today, Oceanside residents and […]

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    DEA National Take Back

    By   7 hours ago

    Drug take-back day is October 26. Drop off locations listed below. Vista location is Vista Sheriff’s 325 Melrose Drive, Vista, CA

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    Groundbreaking Ceremony On El Corazon Aquatics Center

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    Oceanside, CA — A groundbreaking ceremony for the City of Oceanside’s future aquatics center will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the site’s adjacent El Corazon Senior Center, located at 3302 Senior Center Drive in Oceanside. The event will mark the beginning of what will become the city’s largest aquatics […]

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    Celebrate Our Veterans’ Stories with Writers Read at Fallbrook Library

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    Fallbrook, CA. — 15 October, 2019—Writers Read at Fallbrook Library, a free monthly author series with open mic, will feature the members of the Veterans’ Writing Group of San Diego County on Tuesday, November 12. The reading is from 6:00 to 7:45 p.m., in the library’s Community Room. The Veterans’ Writing Group encourages and supports […]

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    OK Go: The Live Video Tour is a Unique Show Coming to Escondido!

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    A Show Like No Other With Rock Band, OK Go! Escondido, CA. – October, 2019 – Rock band, OK Go will be performing for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Wednesday, October 30th at 7:30pm in the Concert Hall.  OK Go, the rock band famous for their wildly creative videos, bring their unique magic to the stage. […]

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    Tri-City Medical Center Becomes First North County Hospital to Earn Advanced Stroke Care Certification

    By   15 hours ago

    Hospital continues to lead in stroke care with deployment of new artificial intelligence technology OCEANSIDE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2019 –  Tri-City Medical Center announced today it has earned Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) certification from The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), making it the first hospital in North County to […]

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    Walk to Defeat ALS Set For Sunday

    By   18 hours ago

    Walk to Defeat ALS set for Sunday, Oct. 20th in Mission Bay; Aztecs men’s basketball team expected to attend  The ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter will present the 2019 Walk to Defeat ALS, a fundraising walk on Sunday, Oct. 20 at De Anza Cove, 3000 North Mission Bay Dr., San Diego. The three-mile walk […]

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      Senator Bates Announces Additional State Funding to Address Homelessnes

      By   18 hours ago

       SACRAMENTO, CA — To help address homelessness, Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has announced that the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has awarded $2.5 million to Orange and San Diego counties to fund various programs. “Homelessness is a growing problem in many communities that demands attention and action from our state government,” said […]

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      Governor Signs Bipartisan Bill to Evaluate School Lockdown Drills

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      Senator Patricia Bates, 36th DistrictSenator Anthony Portantino, 25th District Sacramento, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 541 into law by Senators Patricia Bates (R–Laguna Niguel) and Anthony Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge). As amended, SB 541 will require the California Department of Education to report on the use of existing lockdown drills in K-12 public schools. Senator Bates […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Broken Promises

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      Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Marie Waldron — The Senate Bill 1 gas tax increase promised to fix our crumbling highways and roads.  That promise was short-lived. Last month, Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order redirecting the state’s $5 billion annual transportation funds from highway/road repairs toward reducing congestion via “strategies designed to encourage people to shift […]

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      SEIU Workers Applaud Governor Signature To “Keep Families Home”

      By   7 days ago

      Sacramento, CA – The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California released the following statement upon Governor Gavin Newsom signing AB 1482 (Chiu) into law. This crucial legislation will help protect California’s renters by preventing landlords from rent gouging and requiring landlords to have just cause to evict their tenants. The following may be attributed to […]

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      Governor Signs Waldron Bill to Strengthen Local Mental Health Boards

      By   1 week ago

      SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron (Escondido) announced her bill to improve California’s community mental health system (AB 1352) was signed by Governor Newsom. Now, local mental health boards can better support patients by voicing concerns about county decisions and independently evaluating their community’s mental health needs, services and facilities. “California has a […]

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      Senator Jones Asks Governor to Sign Measure Increasing Available DMV Appointment Times

      By   1 week ago

      “DMV appointments are clearly being held hostage by entities that don’t even need an appointment” El Cajon – Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) today sent the following letter to Governor Gavin Newsom requesting that he sign Assembly Bill 317, a measure by Assemblymember Tyler Diep (R-Westminster), which would end the practice of private entities booking, blocking […]

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      Governor Signs Bill – Protect Students with Disabilities in Non-public Schools

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      Sacramento, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1172 last Wednesday authored by Assemblymember Jim Frazier. In 2018, a student in El Dorado Hills died after he reportedly stopped breathing after being placed in a prone restraint for over an hour. The California State Council on Developmental Disabilities was pleased to testify in support of the bill […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Environmental and Business Benefits

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Synchronizing traffic lights will not only reduce the time we sit at traffic lights, but will also reduce tons of emissions with benefits to business and our economy.  In response to a study conducted in Salinas, CA, 5 intersections on their main street had installed traffic signal synchronization and saved 15.8 TONS […]

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        The Heart Is A Refugee – Thomas Calabrese

        By   5 days ago

        Sanctuary Of Another Thomas Calabrese — Claymore The M18A1Claymore is directional anti-personnel mine developed for the United States Armed Forces. Its inventor, Norman MacLeod, named the mine after a large medieval Scottish sword. Unlike a conventional land mine, the Claymore is command-detonated and directional, meaning it is fired by remote-control and shoots a pattern of metal balls into the kill zone like a shotgun. […]

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        There Are Some Lines – Thomas Calabrese

        By   2 weeks ago

        You Don’t Cross Thomas Calabrese — A woman with her eight-year daughter has just exited the Dolce Cabana store at the Westfield Shopping Center, located at 4545 La Jolla Village Drive in San Diego, California with four bodyguards, two in front of them and two behind. The woman informed the chief bodyguard, “We’ll be going […]

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        O’Neill Family Vacation -Thomas Calabrese

        By   3 weeks ago

        Practical Knowledge Thomas Calabrese — Colonel William O’Neill had been in the United States Marine Corps for twenty-six years. He had a distinguished career with numerous deployments and combat assignments in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Africa, Philippines and Central America. He was respected by those under his command and trusted by his superiors. He had been […]

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        The Long Sigh -Thomas Calabrese

        By   4 weeks ago

        Make It Easy on Yourself Thomas Calabrese — Definition of sigh: emit a long, deep, audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling. Jake Russell never expected to be in hiding or using an alias, but just because he didn’t expect it, didn’t mean he hadn’t planned for that contingency. Top tier covert […]

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        Son He Wished He Had – Thomas Calabrese

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        Honor Is Not A Birthright Thomas Calabrese –Bright flashes and loud explosions burst all around the First Battalion of the Seventh Marines as they struggled up a narrow gravel trail, hardly suitable for even the local ox-carts.  They were up 3,000 feet in the frigid North Korean mountains with enemy small arms fire coming from […]

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        Is YouTuber Alex Warren The Next David Dobrik?

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        Oceanside, CA –Oceanside native, recently broke out on YouTube and Tik Tok, amassing millions of views and followers across both platforms. The word on the scene is he is the next David Dobrik who is a YouTube sensation with over 14 million fans. September 2019 一 Many know David Dobrik for his prank and comedy […]

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        A Fragile Commodity – Thomas Calabrese

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        “Do you ever wish that we weren’t born into this kind of life?”

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        The Banana Split Wars -Thomas Calabrese

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        The Three Legends Thomas Calabrese — The ‘Banana Wars’ were occupations, police actions, and interventions on the part of the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between the end of the Spanish–American War in 1898 and the inception of the Good Neighbor Policy in 1934. These military interventions were most often carried out by the United States Marine Corps. U.S. motivations for these conflicts were largely economic and military. The term […]

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          Vista High Panther Volleyball

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          David Willauer –Vista High Panther Volleyball lost to Sage Creek at home last night 1 set to 2. Scores were 21-25, 25-20, 13-25, and 18-25.The Panthers were led by Skylee Nelson with 10 kills and Lily Aguilera with 9. Addyson Elvin had 3 service aces, 11 digs and 31 assists. Julia O’Neill contributed 6 blocks. […]

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          City of Vista Youth Basketball Program Accepting Registration

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          City of Vista Youth Basketball Program Accepting Registration VISTA, CA — The City of Vista’s Youth Basketball program is still accepting late registrations at the following location however space is limited: Monday – Friday 10:30am-5pm at the Civic Center located at 200 Civic Center Dr. The program is open to boys and girls in grades […]

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          Carlsbad Lancers Win Over Oceanside Pirates

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           David A. Willauer-John Caroll Field-Oceanside High School-Oceanside, CA- In a key Avocado League battle the Lancers of Carlsbad (6-1)and 4-0 in league play are known for their quick running game along with lots of traditioned quarterbacks known for their passing and scrambling. Former Carlsbad and San Diego State alum Christian Chapman, who is currently assisting […]

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          North County High School Football Recap

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          VIEW VIDEO https://www.maxpreps.com/high-schools/vista-panthers-(vista,ca)/football/videos.htm David Willauer — Vista 22 vs Del Norte 20 -Vista performers Desmond Taua 5 yard touchdown run, Eddie Nelson touchdown pass for touchdown.  David Flores 22 and 33 yard touchdowns.   San Pasqual 42 vs Rancho Buena 0 Vista’s Mark Santar 1 touchdown of 25 yards, Johnny Vega 2 yard td run, Luke […]

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          Vista Volleyball Wins Over San Dieguito Academy

          By   7 days ago

          Vista Girls Volleyball outlasted SDA tonight 3 sets to 1. Scores were 22-25, 25-15, 25-23 and 25-16. Skylee Nelson led the Panthers with 17 kills. Addyson Elvin had 35 assists and 6 service aces. Emilie Davis made 20 digs and Leneia Niko and Addyson Elvin each tallied 4 blocks each.Vista is now 14-7 and 5-1 […]

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          Pickleball Clinic

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          Vista, CA–A free pickleball clinic will be offered at Thibodo Park, 1150 Lupine Hills Drive. 10/26/2019 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM  Open to adults for all skill levels, the clinic will focus on strategy, shot selection, and court management. Under 18 players must bring a parent or guardian to participate. No registration is required. About […]

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          Mission Vista Defeated Valley Center

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          Mission Vista defeated Valley Center 3-025-16, 25-23, 25-17 Kills: Casey Widdoss (MV) 8 Digs: Maya Pokletar (MV) 11 Assists: Annie Nugent (MV) 27 Miriam GardnerInstructional Assistant – BIHead Girls Volleyball CoachHead Boys Volleyball Coach GO TIMBERWOLVES!!

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          This Week In Cougar Athletics

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          SAN MARCOS, CA. – Volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s cross country will all be in action this week for Cal State San Marcos Athletics. Volleyball will get the week started with a midweek match at Cal State Dominguez Hills on Tuesday at 7 p.m. CSUSM will return to The Sports Center to […]

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            Travels With TR – Food & Wine Tour of Sicily and Southern Italy – Part V

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            On to the Amalfi Coast and Naples TR Robertson — We left Benevento on Day 11 and began our bus drive through Campania heading into the province of Avellino and the territory of Irpinia. Many of the villages and towns had gone through over 20 years of reconstruction from 1980 to 2000, due to a […]

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            World Premiere of Cameron Crowe’s “Almost Famous” Rocks the Old Globe Stage

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            TR Robertson  – As the audience filed into the Old Globe Theatre it was obvious that everyone was in for a Rock and Roll adventure. What everyone was anticipating was the World Premiere performance of Cameron Crowe’s musical adaptation of his highly successful movie “Almost Famous”. Crowe is an Academy Award winning writer and a San […]

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            “The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy”

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            “The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy” is Still a Ghoulish Delight at Welk Theatre TR Robertson — The Addams Family has been a part of the American cultural scene since first appearing in the New Yorker magazine cartoons, drawn and written by Charles Addams, in the 1950’s. This strange, somewhat dark, cartoon would […]

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            Travels With TR – Food & Wine Tour of Sicily and Southern Italy – Part IV

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            Adventures in Southern Italy Continue TR Robertson– As Day 9 of our Sicily and Italy trip began, we boarded our bus, leaving Matera, heading for the Campania Region and the town of Benevento. This region has amazing features many visitors don’t know much about as most tend to concentrate on the more well-known sites like […]

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            The Sunshine Boys at North Coast Repertory Theatre

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            Laughter and tears fill the bill at North Coast Repertory Theatre shines the light on the Sunshine Boys a Neil Simon Classic. Performances Beginning Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Running Through Sunday, November 17, 2019. Directed by Jeffrey B. Moss Solana Beach, CA – THE SUNSHINE BOYS deftly showcases the late Neil Simon’s brilliant ear for […]

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            San Diego Musical Theatre A Christmas Story At Horton Grand Theatre

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            Santa won’t be coming to town for a few more months, but the magic of Christmas is already in the air! San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to announce the final show of the 2019 season, A Christmas Story . From the songwriting team of Pasek & Paul, behind the Tony Award-winning musical, Dear Evan […]

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            “Bad Hombres Good Wives” At San Diego Repertory Theatre

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            “Bad Hombres Good Wives” is a Hilarious Play on Stage at San Diego Repertory Theatre TR Robertson — “Bad Hombres Good Wives” is a bit irreverent, a tad political, a little sexy and outrageously funny. The newest play on stage at the San Diego Repertory Theatre is the latest play written by San Diego Reps Playwright-in-Residence […]

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            Travels With TR – Food & Wine Tour of Sicily and Southern Italy – Part III

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            Adventures in Southern Italy Begin TR Robertson- – After an eye opening visit to Sicily, Day 5 found our group boarding a bus, heading to the city of Messina, loading onto a ferry and taking a quick 20 minute trip across the Straits of Messina to Reggio Calabria. Our first destination for this day was […]

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