Local View All →

Vista Sheriff’s Department – “Day with a Deputy”

By   12 hours ago

Day with a Deputy Sponsored by the Vista Sheriff’s Department The public is invited to the “Day with a Deputy” event on Saturday, February 25 at Shadowridge Park  from 9 am until Noon. This free, family event is a great place to see all that the Vista Sheriff’s Office has to enhance public safety – from patrol cars […]

Read More →

Giant Indoor Table Top Consignment Auction

By   20 hours ago

Giant Indoor Table Top Consignment Auction Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.    Click Here to see and print a flyer.   PREVIEW: Friday, February 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.    Consignments accepted by appointment through Friday, February 24th at 5 p.m. during business hours  Please call 760-941-1791 to make an appointment.  See Consignment Instructions Below. Great collectibles and other Items wanted for auction!  Private party and estate consignments which may include: […]

Read More →

Kiwanis of Sunrise Vista Tommy Thomson 52 years Perfect Attendance

By   1 day ago

Tommy Thomson honored by   Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista for 52 years Perfect Attendance. The Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista recently helped Tommy Thomson celebrate 52 years of perfect attendance. He helped start the  Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista and he has served the Club in the following capacities: Lt. Governor of Div 37, […]

Read More →

Downtown Parking Lot Project

By   2 days ago

The downtown  Parking Lot Project  began in January 2017 the following are pictures of the progress of project. The lot being constructed is on the corner of East Broadway and Citrus Avenue. Construction is scheduled to be completed by May 2017. Photos by Pat Murphy    

Read More →

Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution Annual Awards

By   3 days ago

The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held their annual awards breakfast, honoring students from the local schools. American History essay winners were Devon Thomas, 5th grade, Alana Graff, 6th grade and Amelia Dean, 8th grade. Each student was presented with a certificate, medal and check by regent Alida Woodward. Thomas was also […]

Read More →

CERT – Community Emergency Response Team

By   3 days ago

Following a major disaster, first responders who provide fire and medical services will have to prioritize the use of their response resources.  Individual preparedness, as well as the ability to safely and effectively assist others, allows members of the community to care for themselves until more help arrives.  FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) began […]

Read More →

The Woman’s Club of Vista Supports HOBY

By   3 days ago

Two students from Vista High School shared their HOBY 2016 experiences with The Woman’s Club of Vista recently.  Declaring the three-day conference the “best days of our lives” Jason Folsom and Taran Ahluwalia have returned to Vista and are now volunteering as tutors in local elementary schools.  They work with Vista High School teacher David […]

Read More →

Local Vista Student Megan Mahoney Receives Scholastic Award

By   3 days ago

NEVADA, MO Ms. Megan A. Mahoney, daughter of Ron and Jennifer Mahoney of Vista, California, has been placed on the Dean’s List for her scholastic performance at Cottey College during the fall 2016 semester. In order to be on the Dean’s List, the student’s grade point average must be between a 3.50 and 3.74 on […]

Read More →

    North County View All →

    Two-alarm Fire Saturday at Oceanside Duplex Left Seven People Homeless

    By   8 hours ago

    An electrical short caused a two-alarm fire Saturday at an Oceanside duplex that left seven people homeless, according to fire officials. Oceanside firefighters were dispatched shortly before 11:30 a.m. to the 4400 block of Via La Jolla and immediately called for a second-alarm response, according to fire officials. That brought in first responders from Vista […]

    Read More →

    Whats Up In Downtown Oceanside?

    By   12 hours ago

    Barefoot in the Park By Neil Simon Star Theatre Feb. 17, Friday – 7:30pm Feb. 18, Saturday – 7:30pm Feb. 19, Sunday – 2:00pm General Admission: $20; Seniors/Students/Military: $15; Children 12 and Under: $10. Buy Tickets Now! Eurydice By Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Dhyana Dahl. Brooks Theater Performances: February 10- 26, 2017 Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm; Sundays 2pm Sarah […]

    Read More →

    Palomar Mountain Stitchers Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild in Escondido

    By   21 hours ago

    Recently celebrating the 25th Birthday of the Palomar Mountain Stitchers Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild in Escondido were the following stitchers: The PMS chapter meets on the last Wednesday of each month at Dittus Hall at the Redwood Elderlink Complex at 710 W. 13th Street in Escondido.  The meeting starts 7 p.m. For further information: […]

    Read More →

    City of Carlsbad News

    By   1 day ago

    City Offices Closed, Normal Trash Schedule In observance of Presidents Day, city offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 20. A full holiday schedule for city services is listed online. City offices: Closed Emergency services: Regular service Read more Resident Survey Results Are in The results of the city’s annual resident survey, presented at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, […]

    Read More →

    Oceanside Public Library News

    By   3 days ago

    Opens Veterans’ Resource Center  The Oceanside Public Library is now offering military veterans a new one-stop shop to help them find information about services and resources available to them.   The Library has received a grant from the California State Library, in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), to set-up a Veterans’ Resource […]

    Read More →

    Celebrating The Humble Honey Bees And Family Fun on Bikes

    By   5 days ago

     On Saturday, February 25, 2017 1:00PM to February 25, 2017 3:00 PM. Hosted by Claire Winnick, Owner and Beekeeper of RFB Family Farms and Apiaries Bees enable the production many crops in North America, playing a vital role in keeping fruits, nuts, and vegetables in our diet. However, Honey Bees are disappearing at an alarming rate, due […]

    Read More →

    Amtrak Train vs. Pedestrian Collision

    By   5 days ago

    On February 14th 2017, at approximately 1905 hours, deputies from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Transit Enforcement Unit responded to an Amtrak Train vs. pedestrian collision. The collision occurred on the railroad tracks near Cassidy Street and Broadway Street, in the City of Oceanside. A southbound Amtrak Train was traveling at approximately 55 miles per hour […]

    Read More →

    San Dieguito Heritage Museum Presents Mallory Genauer

    By   6 days ago

    Mallory Genauer of the San Dieguito Heritage Museum will speak  on native culture in San Diego. Genauer is the  Education Coordinator at Barona Cultural Center & Museum. She will discuss history and culture of the Kunesyaay/ Dieguito, spanning pre-contact society through present day. Tuesday, February 21st at 7-8:30 pm.  Encinitas Community Center -1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, […]

    Read More →

      State and National View All →

      Senators Bates and Nguyen to Introduce “Repatriate, Rebuild and Repave” Bill

      By   3 days ago

      Tax Proceeds from U.S. Corporate Foreign Earnings Would Go to Transportation SACRAMENTO – Senators Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) announced today that they will introduce legislation that could help fund California’s transportation infrastructure with foreign earnings from U.S.-based multinational corporations. Should congressional leaders and the president reach an agreement on the […]

      Read More →

      Senator Bates Authors Measure to Reclassify Heinous Crimes as Legally “Violent”

      By   3 days ago

      SB 75 Addresses Potential Fallout of 2016’s Proposition 57 SACRAMENTO – Citing potential fallout from Proposition 57 that allows the state to release prisoners early for crimes not deemed “violent” under state law, Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has authored Senate Bill 75. Her bill would expand the definition of “violent felonies” to include additional […]

      Read More →

      Supporting the Life Sciences

      By   6 days ago

      As a member of the Assembly Health Committee, I am working to open up access for new innovative treatments, cures and therapies that directly impact the lives of thousands of Californians. Ensuring that California maintains its pivotal role as a center for life sciences research is a vital part of these efforts. Continuing the medical […]

      Read More →

      Senator Bates’ Statement on State Decision to Extend Drought Regulations

      By   1 week ago

      SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement regarding the California State Water Resources Control Board’s decision yesterday to extend the state’s emergency drought regulations:“With California’s rivers and reservoirs rising significantly in recent months, it is a mistake for the state’s water board to extend emergency drought regulations. Such a decision could […]

      Read More →

      Op-Ed by Senator Patricia Bates – “Choose Cooperation over Confrontation”

      By   2 weeks ago

      SACRAMENTO –The Orange County Register yesterday published an op-ed authored by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) calling on Democrats and Republicans on the state and federal levels to work together whenever possible. She wrote that the “issues are too important for both sides to engage in an unproductive war of words over the next two […]

      Read More →

      Combating the Heroin Epidemic

      By   2 weeks ago

      My Assembly Bill 182, the Heroin and Opioid Public Education (HOPE) Act helps to combat the growth of heroin and Opioid abuse throughout California. Heroin, a cheaper equivalent to Opioids, has become widely available, and unfortunately, California is now ground zero in this escalating epidemic. Heroin use has increased across the United States in all […]

      Read More →

      28 Children Rescued, 500 People Arrested in Statewide Human Trafficking Raids

      By   2 weeks ago

      Nearly 500 people were arrested in a new crackdown on human trafficking in San Diego and other California cities during raids that also led to the rescue of more than 50 victims. Law enforcement authorities reported Wednesday they had rescued 28 children, some of whom had been reported missing, and also 27 adults who had been coerced into prostitution. […]

      Read More →

      How Will California Clean its Air?

      By   2 weeks ago

      LOS ANGELES – Southern California has long been plagued with dirty air – so dirty that clean-air advocates claim the entire South Coast basin has never been in full compliance with the federal Clean Air Act. But today, the South Coast Air Quality Management District is to vote on developing a long-term plan for better […]

      Read More →

        The Back Page View All →

        Allegiance of Blood – Thomas Calabrese

        By   13 hours ago

        The True Bond of Loyalty Thomas Calabrese …. Pete Caldarelli’s paternal grandfather Salvatore migrated from Palermo, Sicily to San Diego California in 1946 after the end of World War II. His father Joseph was born in 1950 and served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and after his discharge from the military, he became […]

        Read More →

        Advocates Feel New Urgency to Defend Medicare

        By   6 days ago

        “Older Californians depend on Medicare for affordable health care,” says AARP California state director Nancy McPherson. (Alyssa L. Miller) PASADENA, Calif. — Rep. Tom Price begins his first full week as secretary of Health and Human Services today, and Medicare advocates say they will continue to push Congress and the new administration to protect the […]

        Read More →

        Candy and a Flower – Thomas Calabrese

        By   1 week ago

        (Who Saved Who?) Thomas Calabrese…Mike Hemmer was a homeless veteran, just one of thousands around the country and after his discharge from the Marine Corps, he returned to his hometown of Longmont, Colorado. He was in the fourth year of a six year enlistment and serving with a Force Reconnaissance unit when the helicopter he […]

        Read More →

        State Drought Regulations

        By   1 week ago

        Water Savings The State Water Resources Control Board announced on January 4 that urban Californians’ monthly water conservation was 18.8% in November, a decrease from 19% in October and below the 20.2% savings in November 2015, when state-mandated conservation targets were in place. The State Water Board stressed the need for continued conservation given that […]

        Read More →

        Five O’clock Follies – Thomas Calabrese

        By   2 weeks ago

        (Die Laughing or Just Die) Thomas Calabrese …… Third Battalion, Lima Company, Second Platoon was the bottom rung of the ladder for speed freaks, potheads, juicers and hellraising Marines with too much time in country and not enough functioning brain cells to quietly complete their combat tours or die patriotically in the line of duty. They […]

        Read More →

        WHEN DID THE WOMAN’S CLUB OF VISTA BEGIN?

        By   3 weeks ago

        Fran Jensen, Publicity Chairperson…I recently was asked, “When did The Woman’s Club of Vista begin?”.  The answer is that it was founded in 1916 by a group of women as a current events club.  The motto was “Along the friendly way we journey together to achieve the best things for country life”.  Remember this was […]

        Read More →

        High Heat – The Path Burned Brightly – Thomas Calabrese

        By   3 weeks ago

        The Path Burned Brightly Thomas Calabrese…..Bob Colton grew up near Guajome Park in Oceanside, the youngest of three children. His mother Martha was a 911 dispatcher with the Escondido fire and police district and his father Robert Colton served in the Marine Corps and after his discharge, he applied for the Fire Department in Oceanside […]

        Read More →

        Helpful Hints and Life Hacks

        By   3 weeks ago

            TheVistaPress.com is adding a new feature writer, Dani Witkowski.  On the last Friday of each month she will provide you with tips on how to organize your life and give you more free time.  She is the founder and Owner of Life Inspired-Lifestyle Services.  Welcome Dani! We’re at the end of the first month of the year and […]

        Read More →

          Sports View All →

          San Diego Division I & II Wrestling Tournament Results

          By   20 hours ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer…. Schools & team points along with the current performers at the D I & DII Wrestling Tournaments San Diego Division I Wrestling Tournament  held at Otay Ranch High School. Rancho Buena Vista 199.0 Riley Clonts 3rd at 108, Oscar Nelis, 1st at 115, 3rd Place – Oscar Granados of Rancho Buena Vista at […]

          Read More →

          El Camino Defeats Oceanside In Boy-Girl Basketball Doubleheader

          By   22 hours ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer…Oceanside High School-Oceanside, 2-17-17 In the first game of the boy-girl rival basketball doubleheader, the Lady Wildcats from El Camino 11-14 behind the 22 point performance of Carol Hadnot defeated the Lady Pirates of Oceanside High School by a 51-43 score. For the Lady Pirates 3-23, Zaria Brown led with 17 points […]

          Read More →

          Oscar Nellis Readies His Senior Year On One Goal Winning California State Wrestling Title

          By   7 days ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer ……Mira Mesa High School-Mira Mesa, CA:  Oscar Nellis the son of former head wrestling coach and athletic director of Marty Nellis is in his senior year with the Longhorns of Rancho Buena Vista High School.  With a 33-7 record on the season the Longhorn senior has set goals on his wrestling […]

          Read More →

          Fallbrook Boys & Girl Basketball vs. Ramona High

          By   1 week ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Fallbrook High School-Fallbrook, CA-2-10-17-The Fallbrook Lady Warriors keep their 4 game winning streak going and improve their record at 11-11 behind the 21 point performance of Cali Southwell and 19 points by Sarah Ahmadpour as they defeated the Lady Bulldogs of Ramona High by a 54-45 score. The Lady Bulldogs at 10-16 […]

          Read More →

          25 Yr Old Oceanside League Invites Youth To Free Roller Hockey Clinic – Feb 18

          By   1 week ago

          Tri-City Inline Hockey League (TCIHL), a non-profit team sports organization established 25 years ago for the development of youth inline roller hockey in North County San Diego, will hold Roller Hockey Clinic, a free event for children and youth players between the ages of 5-18, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 18, at […]

          Read More →

          High School Sports

          By   2 weeks ago

          David  A. Willauer Contributor Writer…. 1-27-17 – Boys Basketball Torrey Pines 73 LaCosta Canyon 53 Logan Wasny led the Mavericks of LCC with 20 points. Santa Fe Christian 62 Army Navy 47 Richard Polanco led with 27 points for Army Navy. Del Norte 80 Mission Vista 65 Zeke Charleston led MV with 15 points.  Girls […]

          Read More →

          Vista American Little League Fields Closer to Completion

          By   2 weeks ago

          The day may have started off gray and overcast, but soon, between the clouds parting and the big hearts of the many donors and volunteers, the sun shone. It has been a long time coming and there is still much work to be done but Vista American Little League is another step closer to being […]

          Read More →

          Alana Lacangan 20 Pts Paces Rancho Buena Vista In Win Over Oceanside

          By   2 weeks ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer– Oceanside High School-Oceanside, CA:  The Longhorns of Rancho Buena Vista High School behind the 20 point performance by Alana Lacangan 8 each by Catelynn Dumala and Maggie Ross, 7 by Tyisha Hill defeated the Lady Pirates of Oceanside High School by a 57-28 score. The Lady Pirates were led by Jadon […]

          Read More →

            Travel View All →

            San Diego Musical Theatre Presents Musical “9 to 5” at Spreckels Theatre

            By   3 days ago

              TR Robertson …The high energy Dolly Parton musical, “9 to 5”, based on the hit film of the same name, is currently on stage at the historic Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego. The musical features 18 songs written by Dolly Parton. It premiered in Los Angeles in September of 2008 at the Center […]

            Read More →

            Hilarious Steve Martin Comedy Currently on Stage at the Old Globe

            By   6 days ago

             TR Robertson….  An artist, a scientist, an inventor and a musician walk into a bar. Sounds like the beginning of a very strange joke, but no; it’s actually happening on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Conrad Prebys Theatre at The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. The hit comedy, “Picasso at the […]

            Read More →

            Oceanside Theatre Company Presents Thought Provoking “Eurydice”

            By   6 days ago

              TR Robertson ….Currently on stage at the Brooks Theatre, in downtown Oceanside, is a mesmerizing, innovative tale of love, lost love, family relationships and lost memory. “Eurydice”, written by award winning playwright Sarah Ruhl, is a modern retelling of the classic Greek myth Orpheus and Eurydice, only this time told through the eyes of […]

            Read More →

            Celebrate Valentine’s Day this Saturday at ClubM

            By   2 weeks ago

            Celebrate Valentine’s Day this Saturday at ClubM.     Have you made your plans for the most romantic holiday of the year? Mandy Harvey in Concert – Saturday, February 11 – 6 pm – ClubM Opens 6:30 pm – Dinner 8 pm Mandy Harvey and her band perform      Mandy Harvey is one of jazz’s freshest voices touring the country. In 2009, Mandy’s […]

            Read More →

            “Freaky Friday” Explodes onto the La Jolla Playhouse Stage

            By   2 weeks ago

              TR Robertson …From the minute the musical opens until the final scene, “Freaky Friday”, now on stage at the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse Mandell Weiss Theatre, is a fast paced, fun filled, very funny musical with a great message for all ages. The musical, based on the 1972 novel, Freaky Friday, written by […]

            Read More →

            AN ILIAD At New Village Arts Theatre

            By   2 weeks ago

            Jan 27 – Feb 26, 2017 SHOCKING AND SPELLBINDING AN ILIAD COMES TO NVA                  CARLSBAD, CA. January  2016 – New Village Arts is pleased to announce the fourth production of its sixteenth season: AN ILIAD, the thrilling and hauntingretelling of Homer’s sweeping epic, featuring Linda Libby with musical accompaniment by Gunnar Biggs. Visionary theatre artists Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare have crafted a sprawling yarn based on Homer’s epic poem in […]

            Read More →

            Oceanside Theatre Company Presents: Eurydice

            By   2 weeks ago

            Oceanside Theatre Company, the resident theatre company of The Brooks Theatre and Studio 219, presents , by award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl. The production is directed by Dhyana Dahl. Performance dates are February 10- 26 at The Brooks Theatre in Downtown Oceanside (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm; Sundays at 2pm). This production features live musicians, a captivating lighting design, original […]

            Read More →

            Freaky Friday at the La Jolla Play House

            By   3 weeks ago

            NOW PLAYING! The fun, magic, humor and heart of the new Disney musical, FREAKY FRIDAY, is now on stage in the Weiss Theatre! Don’t miss the vivid performances, exhilarating pop-rock score, dynamic choreography and creative staging in the latest Christopher Ashley-helmed production that’s sure to be another musical theatre hit. In case you missed them, […]

            Read More →