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Attempted Murder Arrest- Vista

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Vista, CA — On June 23, 2019, at about 1800 hours, deputies responded to the 700 block of Lemon Avenue in the city of Vista, to investigate a report of someone brandishing a firearm. The reporting party/victim stated he rented a room at the house from the homeowner. Today, the homeowner arrived and kicked the […]

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Vista Stabbing

By   21 hours ago

On 6/22/19, at about 2110 hours, deputies responded to the 1500 block of Kiva Lane in the city of Vista reference a report of a stabbing. Deputies arrived and found two male victims suffering from multiple stab wounds. Medics responded to the scene and transported the males to Palomar Hospital. Their immediate conditions are unknown. […]

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Genealogy Tool ‘My Heritage’ Free at County Library

By   3 days ago

Vista, CA — Get free access to the genealogy tool, My Heritage, with a County Library card. The website offers billions of historical documents from nearly 50 countries, old photos and more. You can visit the Library to gain access through its computers or for the first time, you can take advantage of the Library […]

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FRIDAY NITE SPLASH EVENTS

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Vista, CA — Join us on select Fridays this summer for some extra Wave fun! On June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19, August 2, and August 16 we will be open from 4-8pm for our special event. This is a separate event from our normal day operation. Attractions will close temporarily to clear the park of […]

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North San Diego Young Marines Announced ‘2019 National Unit of the Year’

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Vista, CA –The Young Marines, a national youth organization, announced the “2019 National Unit of the Year” – North San Diego Young Marines of Vista, California under the command of Cal Grimes of Oceanside, California. The announcement was made May 18, at the annual Adult Leaders Conference held in Orlando, Florida. The Young Marines is […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Vista Receives $25,000 Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund Grant

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Funds support new Career Launch Initiative at the Club Vista, CA, June 2019–The Boys & Girls Club of Vista has been awarded a $25,000 Grant from the Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund to support their NEW Career Launch job readiness initiative. “Career Launch will actively engage teens in career exploration and develop the skills they […]

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Vista Community Clinic – Supporting Men’s Health

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Vista, CA — This month we celebrate Men’s Health through an increase in awareness, conversation and encouragement. This is an opportunity to become more involved as a community in men’s health, and how we can improve the quality of life through better care. Vista Community Clinic (VCC) wants you to know that we support men’s […]

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Gloria McClellan Center Events

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MATINEE MOVIE, FRIDAY, JUNE 28, GLORIA MCCLELLAN CENTER Vista – The Gloria McClellan Center will screen a new movie release Friday, June 28, at 1:00 p.m. at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista.  Please call 760-643-5282 for the movie title or log onto www.gmacvista.com.  Free movie and refreshments.  Closed captioning for the hearing impaired. MUSIC APPRECIATION, […]

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    GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) Honors Members

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    GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC), a local women’s  volunteer organization and social club, recently honored members for active participation in club.    CWONC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.  Members are dedicated to strengthening their communities and enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.  Visit:  www.cwonc.org, www.gfwc.org andwww.cfwc.orgPhoto attached.Attachments area

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    56th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

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    Bring your Family for some Fun, Food, & Fireworks! Escondido, CA – June, 2019 – Escondido’s annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks has become a North County tradition, and for good reason. Each year, 25,000 festival-goers converge on the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (The Center) at Grape Day Park for the holiday festivities. The event is back for its […]

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    Oceanside Yacht Club Hosts Annual Regatta to Benefit The Elizabeth Hospice

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    Oceanside, CA – June 2019 —The Oceanside Yacht Club will host its annual Charity Regatta to benefit The Elizabeth Hospice on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Oceanside Yacht Club, located at 1950 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside. 25 ft. to 50 ft. sailboats, staffed with sailors and crews, will compete for […]

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    City of Encinitas Kicks Off Sunday Summer Concerts By The Sea

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    Encinitas, CA – Mark your calendar! The City of Encinitas free Sunday Summer Concerts by the Sea series returns to Moonlight Beach this July and August.  Enjoy the kickoff concert on Sunday, July 7, 3-5pm with groovin’ old-school 70s and 80s rhythms from the band Cold Duck.  The lineup also includes; Kings of 88 with […]

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    THE 10TH ANNUAL RED SHOE DAY FUNDRAISER BRINGS IN MORE THAN $250,000

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    FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES® OF SAN DIEGO 10 Year Total Reaches $2 Million in Funds Raised to Benefit Families with Critically Ill or Injured Children in San Diego Hospitals SAN DIEGO – June 2019 – San Diegans opened their hearts and wallets this morning raising an estimated $253,000 during the 10th Annual Red Shoe Day fundraiser, benefiting […]

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    San Diego American Indian Health Center Held the 31st Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow to Celebrate Heritage

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    San Diego American Indian Health Center Held the 31st Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow to Celebrate Heritage SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego American Indian Health Center’s (SDAIHC) Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow took place on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Balboa Park. The Pow Wow is a traditional and cultural event […]

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    Don Diego Gala at the Fair Sparkles with Surprises

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    Del Mar, CA …The festive crowd attending Don Diego Scholarship Foundation’s June 15, 2019 Dinner and Smokey Robinson Concert at the San Diego County Fair enjoyed a shimmering evening replete with surprise auction items, a surprise donation opportunity and three surprise donors establishing inaugural Named Scholarships. The whimsical décor of the Infield Pavilion provided a […]

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    California Center for the Arts, Escondido Presents: Música En La Plaza

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     Escondido, CA –Música En La Plaza is presented by the California Center for the Arts, Escondido and sponsored by Mission Federal Credit Union (MFCU), San Diego’s largest locally based financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County. Música En La Plaza is a free community series that will take place from 7- 10 p.m. the last […]

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      Assembly Health Committee Approves Sen. Bates’ Bill to Ban Deceptive Marketing in Rehab Industry

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       SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Health Committee today approved Senate Bill 589 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would prohibit an operator of addiction treatment facilities from providing any form of false advertising or marketing services. The next stop for the bill is the Assembly Appropriations Committee. The Senate previously approved SB 589 on May 23. Specifically, SB 589 prohibits […]

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      Senator Jones’ Measures Approved by Assembly Committees

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      Sacramento,CA – – Two bills authored by Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) passed their respective Assembly committees yesterday. Senate Bill 308 corrects current law to create consistency between trust instruments and wills. It passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee unanimously and will now be heard on the Assembly Floor. Senate Bill 578 updates the laws governing timeshares. It allows […]

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      Senate Republicans “Keep the Promise” to the Developmentally Disabled Community

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      SACRAMENTO – Today, members of the Senate Republican Caucus are keeping the promise to the most vulnerable members of our communities. Senate Republicans voted in support of Senate Bill 81 which will improve transparency and accountability for regional centers, provide rate increases for service providers who serve the developmentally disabled community, and suspend the Uniform Holiday Schedule […]

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      Saluting REINS, the 75th Assembly District Nonprofit of the Year

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — On June 5, I joined 119 State Senators and Assemblymembers on the South Lawn of the Capitol as we participated in the 4th annual California Nonprofits Day to recognize and honor the nonprofits that do so much to improve our communities and enhance the lives of thousands of Californians. This year […]

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      Senator Jones Chosen as California Business Properties Association’s Legislator of the Year 2019

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      State Capitol – The California Business Properties Association (CBPA) named Senator Brain Jones (R-Santee) and Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) as their Legislators of the Year 2019. The CBPA serves as the voice of all aspects of the commercial retail industrial real estate industry in California and represents the largest commercial real estate consortium with over […]

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      Senator Bates – Statement on Passage of 2019-20 State Budget

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       Sacramento, CA – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after legislative Democrats approved the 2019-20 state budget (Assembly Bill 74): “Despite a budget surplus of $22 billion, the record $215 billion budget framework that the Legislature approved today is contingent on more costly tax increases. For example, imposing a tax on U.S. citizens […]

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      WALDRON, State Assemblymember – Too Many Bills

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      Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember    –We have officially reached the halfway point of the legislative process for 2019. Friday, May 31st, marked the “House of Origin” deadline for all bills from the Assembly (ABs) and the Senate (SBs) to have passed their respective houses and into the other for consideration. This year, over 2,900 bills were introduced!  Fortunately, several bills I am […]

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      Santee Santas Foundation Recognized as Senate District 38’s Nonprofit of the Year

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      Santee, CA – In partnership with CalNonprofits, the California State Legislature celebrated nonprofit organizations from across the state last Wednesday. Each legislator recognized a nonprofit organization from his or her district for the vital services they provide their communities. Senator Brian Jones’ selection from Senate District 38 is the Santee Santas Foundation. The organization is known for […]

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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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        OPED- The Diversion of Transnet Dollars from Highways to Mass Transit

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        Ray Pearson — 15 years ago, in 2004, voters in San Diego approved a half-cent sales tax to pay for highway improvements for the next 40 years. SANDAG is now proposing to redirect that money to pay for rail and mass transit projects. SANDAG believes that the move is necessary in order to meet the […]

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        McDONALD’S Accepts Foreign Currency For Worldwide Favorites

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        Exchange any amount of foreign currency for one of our new craveable and delicious international menu items on June 6   CHICAGO, June 3, 2019 – In celebration of this summer’s limited time offering of select McDonald’s menu favorites from around the world, we are featuring an exchange of global proportions. We’re taking any amount of foreign currency customers may have in exchange […]

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        Blood Treasure – Thomas Calabrese

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        Don’t Mind At All Thomas Calabrese — Colonel Michael McCallum had been to Afghanistan at least a dozen times over the past seven years since the creation of an elite unit called the Bravo Scouts. He was called upon to go to the most dangerous areas in the world to carry out critical assignments. The […]

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        One Thing In Common – Thomas Calabrese

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        One Thing In Common  Happy Memorial Day 2019 Thomas Calabrese — ‘In the end, we will not remember the threats of our enemies, but the silence of our fallen comrades’ ‘Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans; it is about honoring those who lost their lives’ ‘America without its military is like God without his […]

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        Hot Wings – Thomas Calabrese

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        A Big Big Man Thomas Calabrese — Every morning at the airfield you could see him arrive He stood six-foot-four and weighed two-twenty-five Kinda’ broad at the shoulder and narrow at the hip And everyone knew you didn’t give no lip… to Big Gary He called a five acre parcel in North Oceanside his home […]

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          North County Baseball Highlights

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          David Willauer — Former Palomar Comets alum Tyler Saladino went 1 for 3 with a double, 1 run scored for the San Antonio Missions as they defeated the Omaha Storm Chasers 7-5.  Former LaCosta Canyon Mavericks alum Mickey Moniak went 2 for 4 with 2 singles and scored 1 run for the Reading Fightin Phils […]

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          City of Vista Flag Football Program

          By   6 days ago

          The program consists of instruction and games. The goals of the program are to promote health and wellness, foster human development, increase cultural unity, and provide recreational experiences. Mouthpieces are required for all participants and must be purchased separately. Our Flag Football program is held in the Fall, September through November. Registrations starts June 3. 2019 Flag […]

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          North County Baseball MLB & College

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista alum Tony Wolters went 1 for 1 with a single, 3 walks and 2 runs scored for the Colorado Rockies as they defeated the San Diego Padres 9-6.  Former Palomar Comets alum Tyler Saladino went 2 for 4 with a single and a home run for the San […]

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          RBV -Fall Ball Registration Opens

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          Fall Ball registration is officially open! If your child is moving up a division next spring, we strongly encourage playing that division in the fall to get them ready for the Spring Season. Early bird discount available until July 31 – save $10. Also, we have a new website that will make it much easier to submit documents, […]

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          City of Vista Flag Football

          By   2 weeks ago

          The program consists of instruction and games. The goals of the program are to promote health and wellness, foster human development, increase cultural unity, and provide recreational experiences. Mouthpieces are required for all participants and must be purchased separately. Our Flag Football program is held in the Fall, September through November. Registrations starts June 3. 2019 Flag […]

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          North County MLB & College Recap

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comets alum Tony Wolters went 2 for 2 with 2 singles and 1 run scored for the Colorado Rockies as they lost to the New York Mets 5-3.  Stephen J. Strasburg… former alum West Hills (CA) High Strasburg held San Diego to one run and six […]

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          North County MLB & College News

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          Davis Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comets alum Tony Wolters went 0 for 4 for the Colorado Rockies as they were defeated by the Chicago Cubs 9-8.  Former Palomar Comets alum Tyler Saladino went 1 for 3 with a 2 run homer 3 runs scored for the San Antonio Missions as they […]

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          North County MLB & College Recap

          By   3 weeks ago

          David Willauer –Former Rancho Buena Vista alum Tony Wolters went 1 for 2 with a single and an rbi for the Colorado Rockies as they lost to the Chicago Cubs 6-3.   Former LaCosta Canyon alum Mickey Moniak went 1 for 3 with a single and 1 run scored for the Reading Phillies as they […]

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            Moonlight Stage Productions Opens Season 39 With The Hilarious “The Producers”

            By   6 days ago

            TR Robertson — It’s bawdy, a bit irreverent, non-stop action and drop dead hilarious as Moonlight Productions opened their 39th Season with Mel Brooks Tony and Drama Desk Award winning musical, “The Producers”. Audiences are warned that the musical is for mature audiences and with good reason as sexual innuendos, colorful language, over-the-top flamboyant gay characters […]

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            New Village Arts Season Nineteen

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            If you think you know what to expect from LITTLE SHOP, think again! Here’s what Jean Lowerison has to say in her review:  “Don’t let familiarity keep you away from this terrific show. The cast is outstanding all around, Doug Cumming’s set terrific, Amanda Quivey’s costumes eye-popping, Audrey II (especially the later incarnation) hilarious, Tony Houck’s five-man band boffo. You can’t go wrong. Kudos […]

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            North Coast Repertory Theatre – Another Roll Of The Dice

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            Solana Beach, CA – North Coast Repertory Theatre is capping its highly successful Season 37 with the World Premiere of ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, a rollicking musical with book by Mark Saltzman, reuniting the talents of songwriter Frank Loesser and author Damon Runyon, creators of the legendary Guys and Dolls. In Dice, three classic […]

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            Scripps Ranch Theatre Brings the Hilarious British Comedy “Move Over, Mrs. Markham” to Their Stage

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            TR Robertson — It has been said writing a good comic theatrical script is perhaps the hardest of all literary forms to produce, but the collaboration of British playwrights Ray Cooney and John Chapman in the 1960’s lead to a delightfully fast paced, somewhat complicated, a tad bawdy and slapstick comedic play which intertwines the lives […]

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            A New Look for a Campy, Classic Musical at New Village Arts

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            TR Robertson  –AJ Knox, Director of Connectivity and Director of the current musical on stage at Carlsbad’s New Village Arts, wanted to present “Little Shop of Horrors” with a bit of a twist to give this campy, semi-horror musical a new look. Mission accomplished with the Craig Noel Award Winner for Featured Performance in a Musical, […]

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            NC Rep’s “A Walk in the Woods”

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            A Study of Contrasting Yet Similar Political Agendas TR Robertson — Solana Beach’s North Coast Rep latest production, “A Walk in the Woods”, is a cleverly crafted, beautifully acted diplomatic cultural class that will mesmerize audiences. Playwright Lee Blessing’s play takes place in the early 1980’s at a time the U.S. and Russia were involved […]

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            Patio Playhouse College Scholarship

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            Awarded to San Pasqual High School Senior Escondido, CA – (May 23, 2019) Patio Playhouse President Steve Warrick and General Manager Cassiopeia Guthrie joined San Pasqual High School staff, students, and community members at the annual Senior Awards Tea on Thursday, May 23rd, awarding an $850 scholarship to high school senior and performer Dylan Nalbandian. […]

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            Old Globe’s “The Gods of Comedy” An Olympian Delight

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            TR Robertson — Playwright Ken Ludwig could not have chosen a more perfect title for his play, “The Gods of Comedy”, currently on stage on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center of the Old Globe Theatre. The fast paced comedy will delight audiences with the fast paced humor, quick […]

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