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OhmConnect’s Second Annual MEGA Summer Program

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MEGA SUMMER AIMS TO MOBILIZE 500,000+ CALIFORNIANS IN THE STATE’S LEADING ENERGY SAVINGS PROGRAM OhmConnect’s Second Annual MEGA Summer Program Lets Users Save Energy to Get Paid, Uses Technology to Strategically Smooth Out Energy Demand, with a Goal of Reducing Dirty Power Generation SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 22, 2019 — OhmConnect, a leading clean […]

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South Vista Communities – Want A Hotel In Your Neighborhood?

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Vista, CA — Our neighbors in the Matagual neighborhood are fighting a hotel proposed for their neighborhood. South Vista Communities members are invited to their Neighborhood Meeting on 6/8/19. Please see the attached flier for details.

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Transient’s Body Found in Homeless Camp Near Target Store in Vista

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The body of a possible transient was found Tuesday morning at a North County strip mall. The discovery in the 1700 block of University Drive in Vista was reported shortly after 6 a.m., according to sheriff’s officials. The person who found the unidentified body in a makeshift homeless camp behind a Target store described it as […]

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Strawberry Festival Sunday May 26th

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WELCOME TO OUR 10TH ANNUAL VISTA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL! STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL  & BEER GARDEN HOURS:8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Vista The Vista Strawberry Festival is the only festival in San Diego County that celebrates all the joys and pleasure of the Strawberry. Vista California was once the “Strawberry Capital of the World” and still boasts many strawberry fields. […]

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Vista Historical Society Seeks Volunteers

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Volunteers are needed at the Vista Historical Society booths at the Strawberry Festival this Sunday May 26. The festival runs from 8 am to 6 pm and we need volunteers the whole time. If you can spend an hour or two let us know at 760-630-0444. We have two booths located in front of 329 […]

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DUI / Driver License Checkpoint Results – Vista

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The San Diego Sheriff’s Department, Vista Station conducted a DUI sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint in the 900 block of Sycamore Avenue in Vista on Friday, May 17, 2019, from 7:45 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The purpose of the checkpoint was to remove impaired and/or unlicensed drivers from the roadway, solicit public awareness, and deterrence […]

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South Vista Communities May-June Newsletter

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Vista, CA –You are cordially invited to attend South Vista Communities’ 13th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 20th 6:00 p.m. at Shadowridge Golf Club. Election of officers, board members-at-large Presentation of this year’s Above and Beyond awards Progress report from Citizens for a Friendly Airport -Palomar Airport expansion Speaker: Mayor Judy Ritter What’s happening in […]

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Memorial Day Ceremony

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Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27 from 10 am to 11 am at Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic center Drive, Vista. Memorial Day Ceremony is sponsored by by Vista American Legion Post 365. The ceremony provides the community the opportunity to honor the men and women who have responded to the call of duty […]

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    El Camino Quilt Guild June Meeting

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    El Camino Quilt Guild meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13th at QLN Conference Center, 1938 Avenida Del Oro, Oceanside 92056.  Parking is limited, so please carpool if you can. Doors open 9 a.m. There is no guest fee for this meeting  After a short business meeting, we will have our 3rdnd annual Boutique, Silent Auction […]

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    Free Movies Coming To A Park Near You

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    Get ready for Summer Movies in the Park. The 2019 season is jam packed with action and adventure, comedy, drama, fantasy, horror and romance! More than 150 movie screenings are planned at dozens of parks across the county from San Ysidro to Oceanside and Downtown San Diego to Borrego Springs. The series kicks off at the […]

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    Elizabthe Hospice – Butterfly Release Ceremony

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    More Than 450 Community Members Attend Butterfly Release Ceremony Hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice …Escondido, CA – May 20, 2019 – More than 450 community members joined together on Sunday, April 28 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido for Wings of Hope, an annual event hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice. Attendees honored […]

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    Presenters of World-Class Talent in North Inland San Diego

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    A.J. Croce: Croce Plays CroceSunday, July 28 at 6:30 (doors at 5:30)Bernardo Winery13330 Paseo Del Verano, San Diego CA 92128 A.J. Croce celebrates the life and music of his father, Jim Croce, performing “Operator,” “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim,” “Workin’ At the Car Wash Blues,” “Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy), “One Less Set of Footsteps,” “Lovers […]

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    Oceanside’s Country Club Senior Center

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    Rock ‘n Roll Dance Party June 9 Today’s seniors, from the Greatest Generation to the Baby Boomers, are young at heart!  Many are active in the community, taking classes or volunteering, and they know what it takes to age well.  A solid social network and regular exercise are two of the “best practices” in successful […]

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    Dignity and Honor Acknowledges Life and Generosity at Tri-City Medical Center

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    Suze Diaz —Organ donation gives people a second chance at life. On average, one person dies nearly every hour waiting for an organ transplant. A single organ donor can save as many as eight lives. When a person makes the decision to become an organ donor, the gifts that will be given on their behalf […]

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    San Diego Women’s Foundation 19th Annual Awards

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    San Diego Women’s Foundation to Award $243,000 to Five Nonprofit Organizations that Work to Combat Human Trafficking The Five 2019-2020 Grant Recipients to be Honored at SDWF’s 19th Annual Grants Celebration on June 5th SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) announced that it will award $243,000 to local organizations during its annual Grants […]

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    Bring your Dancing Shoes & “Baila” With Internacional Grupo Kawsay

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    Bring your Dancing Shoes and “Baila” with the Internacional Grupo KawsayLive Music, Tacos, and Tequila in our Lyric Court at this Free Community Event Escondido, CA – May, 2019 – Our Música en la Plaza music series continues on the last Friday in May when the Internacional Grupo Kawsay performs at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Friday, May 31st starting at 7pm. […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Keeping Promises, Spending Wisely

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron —The Governor just released his “May Revise,” which updates the preliminary budget he released in January to serve as a discussion starter leading up to the legislative deadline for final budget approval on June 15th. There’s a lot to like in the Governor’s $214 billion budget proposal. First of all, raising the […]

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      Marie Waldron-State Assemblymember

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      California’s housing crisis affects hardworking people across the state. From increasing rents to skyrocketing home prices, I want to ensure that all Californians can afford a place to live! My colleagues and I are working hard to pass laws that willlower fees for builders, stop costly, frivolous lawsuits on housing projects, and exempt wildfire victims from burdensome […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Supporting Small Businesses

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      MARIE WALDRON, State Assemblymember    The Governor has declared May as Small Business Month. California’s small businesses employ over 7 million people and make up over 95% of all businesses in our region.  As the owner of my own small business, I know how difficult it is to be an entrepreneur in California. Over the years I have supported a […]

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      Waldron – Small Business is Vital

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron —Small Business drives our local and state economies, a fact recognized by Governor Newsom last week when he issued a proclamation declaring May 2019 Small Business Month in California. California’s small businesses employ over 7 million people, and most have less than 100 employees. According to recent studies, small businesses make up […]

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      Senator Jones North County Office Now Open

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      Escondido district office is now open! If you live in North County, you can now more easily access all the services my office provides. Aaron Andrews, who has worked for the legislature for almost three years and joined my team in December, will serve as North County office director. Address: 720 North Broadway #110, Escondido, CA […]

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      Jones Blasts UC Davis Professor for His Anti-police Remarks

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      Sacramento – In the most recent “Are You Kidding Me?” video, Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) criticizes a public university professor for his hateful comments toward police officers. Tweets of Joshua Clover, a tenured English and comparative literature professor at UC Davis, circulated recently and many public figures and private citizens asked for his resignation. Jones expresses […]

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      Senate Approves Sen. Bates’ License Portability Bill

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      SB 679 Would Provide California with More Qualified ProfessionalsSACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today approved Senate Bill 679by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would streamline the process for licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCCs), marriage and family therapists (LMFTs), and clinical social workers (LCSWs) in other states to become licensed in California. “I’m pleased that my […]

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      Jones Blasts UC Davis Professor for His Anti-police Remarks

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      Sacramento, CA – In the most recent “Are You Kidding Me?” video, Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) criticizes a public university professor for his hateful comments toward police officers. Tweets of Joshua Clover, a tenured English and comparative literature professor at UC Davis, circulated recently and many public figures and private citizens asked for his resignation. […]

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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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        Hamburger Hill, Put Everything On It – Thomas Calabrese

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        The Crouching Beast Was Hungry Thomas Calabrese … On Vietnamese maps, the 3000 foot peak was dubbed Dong Ap Bia Mountain. On U.S. maps, it was Hill 937 and to the local Montagnard it was the ‘Mountain of the Crouching Beast.’ Between May10-21, 1969, the 3rd Brigade’s, (3rd Battalion 187th Infantry), (1st Battalion 501st Infantry) […]

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        Rewarding Disruptive Behavior in Schools / Proposed California Law Gives Wrong Message

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        The big idea: A proposed law is moving through the California legislature that wouldn’t allow removal of a student in elementary or middle school who is disruptive or defiant. But what about the other 29 or so students whose feelings (mental, emotional and possibly physical) are being hurt, discounted or marginalized? The so-what: The Centers for Disease […]

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        The Devious Squirrels of Oceanside and Carlsbad

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        Alex Hughes — Oceanside, CA… One of the most enjoyable experiences of going to the local beaches is the overall atmosphere. When the sun is shining, you can see the ocean glisten and waves crash. For me, I tend to look at the natural environment including the animals. Most would tend to think of the […]

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        Gone With The Sauerkraut – Thomas Calabrese

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        Frankly Adolph I Don’t Give A Damn Thomas Calabrese — Clark Gable was a Hollywood icon and one of the most popular male sex symbols of the 1930’s. He was officially crowned by Ed Sullivan as ‘The King of Hollywood’ and starred opposite some of the most popular actresses of the time, including Greta Garbo, […]

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        Girl from B.O.I.S.E – Thomas Calabrese

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        The Acronym War By Thomas Calabrese The Louvre Museum was attacked by a group of masked intruders on an idyllic Sunday afternoon in Paris. Using high tech weapons and explosive charges, they destroyed tens of millions of dollars in irreplaceable works of arts. When they made their escape, they engaged the French police and paramilitary […]

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        Achieve GAQM Scrum Master Certification

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

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        American Knockout – Thomas Calabrese

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

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          North County Local Athletes

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comet alum Tony Wolters went 2 for 5 with 1 home run 1 single, 2 runs scored and 3 rbi’s for the Colorado Rockies as they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-3. Former Palomar Comet alum Tyler Saladino went 0 for 3 for the San Antonio Missions […]

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          CIF Baseball Division II

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          Davis Willauer –Division II Upper Bracket-Classical Academy defeated Santa Fe Christian 4-3 in 11 innings.  Vince Marcantonio is the winner for the Caimans. Sage Creek defeated Bonita Vista 2-1 in 11 innings no details provided. The Golden Eagles of San Pasqual scored 2 runs in the 1st and 7 runs in the sixth as they […]

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          North County Baseball Report

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comet alum Tony Wolters went 0 for 3 with a walk and 1 run scored for the Colorado Rockies as they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0.  Former Vista Panther alum Trevor Cahill made a start on the mound for the LA Angels of Anaheim as he […]

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          North County Baseball Local, College & Major League

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          David Willauer — CIF Playoff High School Baseball Wrapup Orange Glen Patriots defeated High Tech Chula Vista 4-3.  Dylan Ewing Villalobos is the winning pitcher for the Patriots. Carlsbad was defeated by Madison 4-3.  Henry Miller is the losing pitcher for the Lancers of Carlsbad. CIF Softball Playoff action.  Scripps Ranch Falcons defeated Rancho Buena Vista […]

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          North County Sports Highlights

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          David Willauer — In 8 innings the Golden Eagles of San Pasqual defeated the Longhorns of Rancho Buena Vista by a 5-4 score.  Chase Read is the winner for San Pasqual. Classical Academy defeated Santana 5-2.  Tim Boshaw is the winner for the Caimans. COLLEGE BASEBALL — Big 12 Matchup Former Carlsbad Lancer alum Connor […]

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          CIF First Round Division II Lower Bracket Baseball Tournament

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          Late Bonita Valley Barons rally with 4 runs in top of 8th defeated the Sage Creek Bobcats 7-3 By David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Sage Creek High School-Carlsbad, CA-In a CIF First Round Division II Lower Bracket Baseball Tournament the Barons of Bonita Vista High School pulled off a late rally with good hitting at the plate […]

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          North County Baseball News

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          David Willauer — Former Vista Panthers alum Trevor Cahill started for the LA Angels of Anaheim as he pitched 4.1 6 hits 6 runs 6 earned 2 walks and 1 strike out as the Halos were defeated by the Minnesota Twins 8-7. Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comet alum Tony Wolters went 2 for […]

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          North County Baseball Highlights

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          David Willauer — CIF Baseball Playoffs… Rancho Buena Vista 8 Mater Dei Catholic 0… Reed Coffin is the winner for the Longhorns.  Will play at Patrick Henry on 5-15-19.  Carlsbad 3 Francis Parker 1… Jake Mayall is the winner for the Lancers and will play at the Warhawks of Madison High School.  MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL […]

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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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            Cygnet Theatre Presents a Very Different and Funny Look at “Pride and Prejudice”

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                                                                                    TR Robertson — One of the most popular novels of all time, Jane Austen’s 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice, has been made into a multitude of plays and movies, but Kate Hamill’s unique interpretation of this classic puts a whole new spin on the Bennet clan, adding a dash of humor, a pinch of […]

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            North Coast Repertory Theatre – Impro Theatre’s The Twilight Zone Unscripted

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            SOLANA BEACH, CA- From the darkest corners of reality, to the land of the unexplained – Impro Theatre’s Twilight Zone Unscripted pays homage to Rod Serling’s breakthrough sci-fi series “The Twilight Zone.” Enter the wondrous dimension of imagination, as completely improvised episodes are created with every performance. The Twilight Zone Unscripted will run June 3, 2019 at […]

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            NCRep Presents A Walk In The Woods

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            A Walk in the Woods By Lee Blessing Directed by Richard Baird on May 29th – June 23rd, 2019 With world tensions escalating, Lee Blessing’s play, A WALK IN THE WOODS, is especially relevant today. In the midst of the Cold War, a U.S. and Soviet arms negotiators agree to meet informally. Their revealing and absorbing conversations, laced with humor, […]

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            18 Reasons to Visit Tenerife –

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            Dan Regan, Sendmeaway Vacations & Quest Travel Adventures 2019 If you are an avid traveler to Europe and have “done” the big spots like Rome, Paris and Athens, the island of Tenerife may not be unknown to you. For the normal traveler this is a gem hidden in the Mediterranean and a world away from […]

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            8th Season of Oceanside Theatre Ends with Outstanding Performance of “Man of La Mancha”

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            TR Robertson — There can be nothing more satisfying for a Theatre Company than to end their season on a high note and Oceanside Theatre Company rose to the occasion with a wonderful presentation and beautifully acted performance of the Tony Award winning musical, “Man of La Mancha”. The musical will be running at the […]

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            ROALD DAHL’S “JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH”

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            June 14–23 at Star Repertory Theatre in Escondido STAR Repertory Theatre presents an encore staging of Roald Dahl’s classic “James and the Giant Peach with a cast of 40 in its newly unveiled theatre space. ESCONDIDO, CA – May, 2019 | STAR Repertory Theatre, one of the first theatres in the country to stage Roald […]

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            NC Rep Season 38

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            Amadeus Written by Peter Shaffer & Directed by Richard BairdSeptember 4 – 29, 2019“Terrifically entertaining, highly theatrical.” – New York Times “Historical masterpiece and winner of both a Tony and Oscar for best play and movie.” – BroadwayWorld.com With the glorious music of Mozart as a backdrop, Peter Shaffer’s Tony Award-winning theatrical tale of composers […]

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