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Megan Johnson McCullough “Healthy Community Healthy You”

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“Healthy Community Healthy You”: Want to sweat less?? Just get a tattoo Megan Johnson McCullough –Tattoos are personal permanent images on our body that carry meaning and commemoration. At least 14% of U.S. adults have at least one tattoo and the popularity of getting inked is on the rise. Nearly 36% of millennials have a […]

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The Forgotten Few – A Word with the Homeless

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Alex Hughes — July, 2019…After riding the bus for the past four years consistently, I can say that I have seen my fair share of homeless people. You see them on the Sprinter with personal shopping carts brimming with trash and personal belongings and sometimes smell the odor that wafts through the car. You may […]

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Culture Caravan July Trips

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TAKE A TRAIN INTO CALIFORNIA HISTORY, ORANGE COUNTY Wednesday, July 24, 7:00am-5:00pm $72 Enjoy the Hilbert Museum featuring artwork by 20th Century California artists, including Norman Rockwell and Linda Blair of Disney Studios. The Huell Howser Archives celebrates the career and legacy of the “California Gold” TV host with images, text, and artifacts. Lunch included […]

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North County Hispanic Chamber Summer Celebration

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Vista, CA –Summer celebration and networking event on Saturday, August 17th 4:30 to 7 pm. Please join us to celebrate and enjoy appetizers and music at Vista Film Hub Co-working Space 170 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista. Congratulations to our member and Co-founder of The Film Hub/ Executive Producer of Vista based, Inspired Images Studios Register For […]

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North County Anti-Human Trafficking Collaborative Meeting September 5th

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Vista, CA — Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland will host the North County Anti-Human Trafficking Collaborative meeting on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 9 a.m., at United Methodist Church of Vista, 490 S. Melrose Ave., Vista. The event is free to the public, and coffee and pastries will be provided. Our guest speaker is Charity Brant, YMCA […]

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Historical Society Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social

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Vista, CA — The Vista Historical Society will hold its annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 27, at the Vista Historical Museum at Rancho Minerva.             The event will be held on the patio and grounds of the museum, located at 2317 Old Foothill Drive, at San Clemente Avenue across Foothill Drive […]

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Tri-City Medical Center Honored with Corporate Citizen of the Year Award

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Oceanside Chamber of Commerce acknowledges Tri-City for investments and engagement in the community OCEANSIDE, Calif., July, 2019 –   The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce honored Tri-City Medical Center with its Corporate Citizen of the Year Award during its annual Awards and Recognitions Luncheon on July 17. The Corporate Citizen of the Year Award is presented to an […]

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Local Students Make Honor Roll At Oregon State University

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll spring term 2019 have been announced by Oregon State University.     A total of 1,327 students earned straight-A (4.0). Another 4,352 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 […]

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    Abandoned Spaces of North County #2 – Camino Town and Country Shopping Center

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    Alex Hughes — July, 2019 – As a child, I visited many of the same places which became quite the routine. We would tend to stick in the Oceanside and Carlsbad area with places such as Legoland, Carlsbad Premium Outlets and the El Camino North Shopping Center on Vista Way. We went to stores such […]

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    County to Hold Public Forums on Community Choice Energy

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    Tracy DeFore, County of San Diego Communications Office — The public can give input on whether the County should buy and sell electricity during four informational forums set for coming weeks. Board supervisors started exploring the idea of starting a community choice energy program, also known as community choice aggregation, in February. This program would allow the […]

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    NY AWARD-WINNING “NEXT TO NORMAL” AT STAR REPERTORY THEATRE

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    Tony award-winnng “Nest to Norma;” begins August 9-to 25th in Escondido. Touted as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and others. ESCONDIDO, CA – July, 2019 | STAR Repertory Theatre, North County’s well-known and dynamic theatre company, is staging the […]

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    Home Start, Inc., Elects Cameron Clarke

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    San Diego – Home Start, Inc., a nonprofit child abuse prevention and treatment agency that has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972, elected North County resident, Cameron Clarke, as its new Board of Directors President, beginning July 2019.  “Cameron has an inspiring passion and dedication for giving back to Home Start and the San Diego […]

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    Iconic San Marcos Showroom Building Sells for $3.9 Million

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    Former SoCal Pianos property will be transformed into chef supply store SAN DIEGO – July, 2019 – Colliers International San Diego Region announces the sale of an 18,452-square foot freeway showroom industrial property located in North San Diego County for $3.9 million. The property, which was the former home of SoCal Pianos, will be transformed into Chefs’ Toys […]

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    Popular Mexican Band Performs in Escondido

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    Panteón Rococó Performs at the Center on July 28th! Escondido, CA. – July, 2019 – Mexican band, Panteón Rococó heads to Escondido to perform for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Sunday, July 28th at 8:00 pm in the Concert Hall. With more than 24 years of musical career, Panteón Rococó is known for its Latin American rhythms […]

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    Carlsbad State of the Community Luncheon

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    Carlsbad, CA — Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce will host the 2019 State of the CommunityLuncheon on Friday, August 23, 2019, from 10:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Join more than 500 business, civic and community leaders to discuss the state of the Carlsbad community and share ideas to plan for a successful […]

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    Natalia Lafourcade Returns to Escondido!

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    Emerging Latin Artist Performs at the Center on July 18th Escondido, CA. – July 2019 – Latin artist, Natalia Lafourcade returns to Escondido to perform for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Thursday, July 18 at 8:00 pm on the Great Green. Natalia Lafourcade is one of the most influential emerging Latin artists in the last […]

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      Community Challenge Grants Improve Livability Across California

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      Sacramento, CA Four California communities will see some major improvements in the next few months – thanks to the 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grant program.  West Sacramento will use data to identify seniors most at risk of a house fire, then distribute smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.  The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust will build a […]

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron – Emergency Response

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      Emergency Response Assemblymember Marie Waldron…California is no stranger to natural and man-made emergencies. The recent quakes in Kern and San Bernardino Counties are another reminder that living in the Golden State has a price. The State Constitution grants immense power to the Governor to deal with emergencies. The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), which began […]

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      Assembly Aproves Bates’ Effort to Protect Emergency Preparedness San Onofre Nuclear Plant

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       Sacramento, CA – The Assembly Governmental Organization Committee has approved Senate Bill 465 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would ensure local governments continue to receive funding for offsite emergency response planning, training, and exercises related to the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The bill will head next to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for […]

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      The Electricity Bailout Bill Sails through the Legislature Despite Its Numerous Flaws

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      Sacramento,CA  – Yesterday, the California State Senate voted to approve Assembly Bill 1054 – Governor Newsom’s Wildfire Fund legislation. Some have called it Governor Newsom’s first real test of legislative leadership. The measure actually is a feeble attempt to thread the needle between Wall Street, the investor-owned utility companies, ratepayers, trial lawyers, and victims of […]

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      Waldron -Wildfires, and the Aftermath

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Fifteen of California’s 20 most destructive wildfires have occurred since 2000, with ten since 2015.  Economic costs to homeowners, utilities, ratepayers, insurers and local governments resulting from the destruction of thousands of homes makes preventing fires and dealing with their costly aftermath top-priority issues in Sacramento.  Proposals discussed include creating a Power […]

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      Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember

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      MARIE WALDRON, State Assemblymember     I am proud to serve on the Assembly Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities working to assist our I/DD population through advocacy and research, and by acting as an information resource as the Legislature develops policies. Input from the community is essential in both understanding the needs of our most […]

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      Jones: Convicted Felons Should Not Be Automatically Eligible to Serve on Juries

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      Sacramento, CA  – In response to Senate Bill 310, Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) releases an Are You Kidding Me? video and speaks in opposition of this measure that would allow convicted felons to automatically qualify as trial jurors. However, Jones feels that “Convicted felons can already petition the court for a certificate of rehabilitation after […]

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      Jones’ Measure to Create Consistency

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      In California Law  Signed by the Governor Sacramento, CA — – Senator Jones (R-Santee) is wasting no time getting his bills to the Governor’s desk. On Monday, two and one-half months before the legislative deadline, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Jones’ Senate Bill 308 that corrects current law to create consistency between trust instruments and wills. It […]

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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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        Win Wisely – Thomas Calabrese

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        Always Try To Be An Honorable Man Thomas Calabrese — Schilling & Company was an American foodstuffs company founded in San Francisco, California, in 1881 by August Schilling and George F. Volkmann, a pair of 27 year-old Bremen, Germany immigrants. The company dealt in coffee, tea, baking powder, extracts, and spices. August Schilling had one son, Eric who was born in […]

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        Share What You Can – Thomas Calabrese

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        Give What Comes Naturally Thomas Calabrese — Hodge Tucker graduated Cal State San Marcos with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. He began seeking employment and went on several interviews, but nothing really felt right to him. When he did some research about military opportunities for college graduates, Hodge thought he could enhance his skills […]

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        What Is The 4th of July?

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        The 4th of July is often filled with parades, barbecues, fireworks, and impromptu baseball games. Families, friends, and neighbors often get together to enjoy scarfing down good food, talking, and lighting off colorful fireworks. The holiday was officially created in 1941, though the tradition of celebrating America’s Independence Day goes back to the 1700s and the american […]

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        Pray For Raine – Thomas Calabrese

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        Hope For A Storm Thomas Calabrese — Robert Raine was a full blooded Native American, a direct descendant of the Shawnee chief, Tecumseh. His tribal name was originally Falling Rainwater, but that was shortened and Americanized to Raine after World War II. Catherine Manelli was Italian and her grandfather emigrated from Sicily to Kansas City […]

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        Altered – Thomas Calabrese

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        Never Forsaken, Never Forgotten – Thomas Calabrese It was a moonlit night in Calexico, California and a windowless van was parked in the Hotel Lucerna parking lot. Nathaniel ‘Nate’ Logan exited his room on the first floor, walked over to the vehicle, unlocked it, got in and drove off. When he reached an isolated area […]

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        Father’s Day Celebration – Thomas Calabrese

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        Heroes Welcome Thomas Calabrese –Steve Whitman was a three sport athlete, in football, basketball and baseball at El Camino High School in Oceanside, California.  He was also an excellent student so when he was a senior in  high school in 1980, he formally requested a letter of nomination from his congressional representative, Congressman Ron Packard […]

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        Hell of A Day

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        Slim Chance Thomas Calabrese — Danny ‘Slim’ Day was a young man from Escondido, California who became fascinated by a crew of linemen erecting transmission towers across his uncle’s property. Being a restless and adventurous individual, Danny asked the foreman, Pop Farrell for a job, “Are you hiring?” Pop Farrell looked at the wiry teenager […]

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          Fallbrook Has New Football Coach

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          David A. Willauer–In the early part of July, former Michigan football alum Jim Fisher was offered the job as head coach has resigned as football coach of the Fallbrook Warriors. He has decided to move back to Ann Arbor, MI where his wife the former Kristi Gannon accepted the head coaching position as field hockey […]

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          High School Football Gears Up For Upcoming Season

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          Vista, CA — David Bottom ready for his 4th year at Vista High…after 6 straight losing season & winning numerous CIF Section Titles the tradition Vista Panthers always known for good athletes that have gone on to play ball in college as professionals.David Bottom carries a career record of 15-20 into this 2019 season has […]

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          High School Sports News

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          7-8-19 – Former Fallbrook Warriors alum Brandon Sandoval went 2 for 4 for the Mobile Bay Bears as they defeated the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 7-9-19 Former Mission Hills Grizzly alum Kingston Liniak went 1 for 4 with a single and a run scored for the Connecticut Tigers as they defeated the Stanton Island Yankees 5-4.  7-10-19 […]

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          High Schools Ready For High School Football To Begin

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          David A. Willauer- Contributing Sports Writer Tom Sherlock ready for football to start at Classical Academy ….After 5 seasons for the Caimens of Classical Academy head coach John Goodman decided to step down after a CIF Division loss to the Kearney Comets new head football coach Tom Sherlock is ready for the challenge.  Back at […]

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          North County Baseball News

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          David Willauer — Former Palomar Comets alum Tyler Saladino went 0 for 1 for the Milwaukee Brewers as they were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-2. Former Vista Panthers alum Trevor Cahill came in relief for the Anaheim Angels as he pitched 5 innings, 4 hits, 2 runs (2) earned, 2 walks and 0 strikeouts […]

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          Baseball Summer Camp

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          Vista, CA — A great opportunity to hone those skills this summer with Rancho Buena Vista High School head coach and former MLB player, Jesse English.  Jesse will be hosting three camp sessions in July and August. Session 1: July 15-19Session 2: July 29 – August 2Session 3: August 5 – 9 For more details, […]

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          North County Baseball College & MLB Highlights

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          David Willauer–Former Palomar Comets alum Tyler Saladino came in as a pinch hitter for the Milwaukee Brewers and struck out as they were defeated by the Cincinnati Reds 5-4.  Former Vista High Panthers alum Trevor Cahill appeared in relief for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as he pitched 2 innings gave up 1 hit, […]

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          Free Flag Football Mini Camp

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          Free USA Football First Down Mini Camp Vista, CA — Kids will learn the basics of football such as running, jumping, passing, and catching. Through hundreds of events across the country, hosted by USA Football and community organizations, kids will experience football for the first time. This initiative brings football to everyone and serves as an […]

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            Herbert Siguenza’s A Weekend With Pablo Picasso

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            Comes to New Village Arts in Limited Run Carlsbad, CA. July, 2019 – New Village Arts is thrilled to announce the upcoming production of A WEEKEND WITH PABLO PICASSO, written and performed by Culture Clash co-founder Herbert Siguenza, and directed by Todd Salovey. A WEEKEND WITH PABLO PICASSO finds the artist living in France in […]

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            Globe’s “The Tale of Despereaux” Delights Young and Old at World Premiere

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            TR Robertson –The award winning PigPen Theatre Company has returned to San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, this time with a most delightful and very entertaining musical interpretation of Kate DiCamillo’s award winning 2003 fantasy book, “The Tale of Despereaux” DiCamillo was awarded the Newbery Medal Award in 2004, presented by the Association for Library Service […]

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            Another Roll Of The Dice

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            Opens World Premiere at North Coast Repertory Theatre TR Robertson –North Coast Repertory Theatre, in Solana Beach, tosses “Another Roll of the Dice” in the world premiere of the cleverly crafted story of shady characters and shady stories in Mark Saltzman’s musical comedy, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, for their final show of their […]

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            San Diego Repertory Theatre Awarded Grant

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            San Diego Repertory Theatre Awarded California Arts Council”Artists In Communities” Grant State funds support artistic residencies in community settingsSAN DIEGO, CA – July 10, 2019 – The leadership of San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today that the theatre has been awarded a grant of $14,400 from the California Arts Council as part of its Artists in Communities […]

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            Festival of Arts Fine Art Show

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            COME FOR THE ART…Stay for the Entertainment!There’s lots to see and do this summer at the Festival of Arts!See our schedule of events online. ARTISTS Fine Art Exhibit140 award-winning artists Weekdays, 12noon – 11:30pmWeekends, 10am – 11:30pm Art Talks and TeaSponsored by PBS SoCalWednesdays at 1pm Portraits on the GreenTuesdays at 1pm Art ToursWeekdays 2pm & 4:30pmWeekends 11am & […]

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            Patio Playhouse Community Theater Presents The Wizard of Oz

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            Written by L. Frank Baum Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg Background Music by Herbert Stothart Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard Orchestration by Larry Wilcox Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company Partnered with Words Alive of San Diego Escondido, CA — From page to screen to stage, […]

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            “Rock of Ages” On Cygnet Stage

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            “Rock of Ages” Brings the Haircade of the 80’s to a Rockin’ Good Time on the Cygnet Stage TR Robertson — The 80’s are rocking again with Cygnet’s Season 17 opening show, “Rock of Ages”, the jukebox musical filled with songs from the 1980’s highlighting many of the metal bands that took the 80’s by […]

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            Based On The Life Of Rosemary Clooney

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            August 15th – 25th, 2019 – Based on the life of Rosemary Clooney By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman – Directed by Michael MarottaFeaturing Rachel Sorsa as Rosemary Clooney Tenderly is based on the life of Rosemary Clooney, who was hailed as America’s favorite girl singer. In this exhilarating and inspiring new musical biography, it […]

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