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Fusion Student Choreography Showcase At Mission Vista High School

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Mission Vista High School present their annual Student Choreography Showcase. Students choreograph the dances, audition for dancers, hold rehearsals and costume the numbers. Shows will be held in the Mission Vista High School Theater on Wednesday, January 24th  and Friday January 26th, both days shows at 4 and 7 pm. Tickets are $6 -$9 Contact […]

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Public Input Sought on Park’s Off-Leash Dog Ordinance At Several Meetings

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During the City of Vista Parks & Recreation Commission on November 27, 2017, the Commissioners agreed to continue the discussion on the City ordinance requiring dogs to be leashed on the trails of Buena Vista Park in the Shadowridge community. The Commission has scheduled several meetings for the public and park users to provide input on keeping or updating the off-leash […]

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Community Meeting to Discuss Climate Action Plan

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The City of Vista is inviting the public to a community meeting to discuss the City’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) and to provide input regarding an update of the plan. The meeting is set for Monday, January 22 at the Vista Civic Center Morris B. Vance Community Room, 200 Civic Center Drive, at 6 pm. The City adopted its first CAP in 2013. […]

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VVBA And Vista Community Clinic Presents Family Fun Day With Health & Safety Education

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Vista 1/17/18  – Vista Community Clinic has partnered with the Vista Village Business Association to present Family Fun Day  with Health & Safety Education on Saturday, February 24th from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM in the Vista Village Shopping Center along Main St  near the Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas.  The goal is to provide a day […]

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Oceanside 2018 Community Service Award Recipient Announced

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Mr. Larry Hatter was named the 2018 recipient of the City of Oceanside Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award at the annual commemoration celebration hosted by the North San Diego County Branch of the NAACP and the City of Oceanside on January 15.  Mr. Hatter has been a longtime member of the North San Diego County […]

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Vista Garden Club: Native Bees of California

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Do you want to learn about the California Native Bee and how to attract them to your yard?  Sharon Reeve, a San Diego Master Gardner with a double degree in landscape architecture and horticulture, will present ‘Native Bees of California and How to Garden to Encourage Them’ at the Vista Garden Club meeting on Friday, February […]

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Hope For The New Year Reception

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HOPE for the New Year Reception- February 1st –  5:30 pm-7:30 pm JOIN US AT Lake House Hotel and Resort in San Marcos Due to the recent wildfires, the Operation HOPE-Vista leadership team had to postpone the event that was originally scheduled in December. We are pleased to announce that the event has been rescheduled and invite […]

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    California Center For The Arts – Invitation To A Guided Tour Of Niki DeSaint Phalle Exhibit

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    Escondido, Ca. – January 2018 — The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is excited to open the doors to the Center Museum for a guided walking tour from guest curator Wendy Wilson-Gibson on Sunday, Jan. 28th starting at 2pm! The tour will feature an in depth look at our current exhibit Niki de Saint Phalle: Mythical California and conclude with a one-time only screening of Who is […]

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    North Island Credit Union Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

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    San Diego County Students…Credit union encourages college-bound students across San Diego to apply for $1,000 scholarship San Diego, CA – January 19, 2018 – North Island Credit Union invites college-bound students in San Diego County to submit an application in its annual College Scholarship Program. Through the program, the credit union provides $20,000 in scholarships to recognize […]

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    Downtown Oceanside Water & Sewer Pipeline Replacement Project Nears Completion

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    Street paving and surface restoration work all that remains  The City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department is pleased to announce that the Downtown Oceanside Water and Sewer Pipeline Replacement Project – Phase 1 is near completion.  Final street paving and surface restoration work is all that remains of the project, which will take place from mid-January […]

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    Oceanside MainStreet SD Malkin Makes Announcement

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    Thanks to Leslee at Visit Oceanside, we have breaking news about the Oceanside Beach Resort: On behalf of S.D. Malkin Properties and Two Roads Hospitality, we’re excited to announce the brand’s newest development in Oceanside, California. Today, the companies jointly announce their two, new-build projects.  The adjacent hotels will be operated as Joie de Vivre Hotels and Destination Hotels  properties, and […]

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    City of Carlsbad Awards Arts Grants

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    2018 Community Arts Grants Recipients The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office has awarded 29 Community Arts Grants totaling $78,000, for 2018. “Carlsbad residents have told us time and again that a thriving cultural arts community is a priority,” said Community Arts Coordinator Megan Gilby. “We evaluated our application process and determined there were opportunities […]

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    Oceanside Pub Library’s Newly Redesigned Bookmobiles

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    Open the door to adventure with…The Oceanside Public Library’s Bookmobile and Adelante Bookmobile are back and ready to be explored in your neighborhood, with new wraps that invite you to discover the world of reading and the places it can take you!  Join the Adelante Bookmobile at Joe Balderrama Park on Monday, January 22, at 3:30 p.m., and the […]

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    January Walk+Bike Event

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    January Event Rail Trail Coastal Morning Walk When: Saturday, Jan. 20, 8:30 a.m. Where: Rail Trail Meetup (Next to Succulent Café at 505 Oak Ave, Carlsbad, 92008) What: Mingle with neighbors and friends as we greet the day with a gentle three-mile walk along the beautiful Coastal Rail Trail located south of Carlsbad Village. More info  Save the Date: Feb. […]

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    Assistance League North Coast Shopping Spree For Vista Teens

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    Every child loves new clothes and Assistance League North Coast in partnership with Kohl’s in Oceanside made dreams come true for Vista teens during a shopping spree during the holidays. 175 students were served in the fall. Students not only received school clothes, but also a health kit and words of encouragement and support from members. Assistance League North […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron “Rising From The Ashes”

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron …The Lilac fire burned 4,100 acres and destroyed 157 structures in the Bonsall and Fallbrook areas. Among these were 75 homes located in Rancho Monserate, a close-knit community that saw almost one-third of its homes destroyed. As a result of the Lilac, Thomas and other recent fires, new legislation is being introduced […]

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      Senator Bates: A Discussion on California’s Housing Crisis

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      Save the Date! How Can California Lower Housing Costs? A Discussion on California’s Housing Crisis Friday, January 26, 2018 – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sheraton Carlsbad – 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad

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      Children’s Advocates Praise Brown’s Proposed Budget

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      SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown’s new $131.7 billion budget is earning praise from children’s advocates because of the investments it makes in supporting health and combating poverty. The budget includes $26.7 million for a voluntary pilot program to send community health workers to visit struggling families. Kelly Hardy, senior managing director of health policy at […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron “Protecting Prop 13”

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron …As your Assemblymember, I work hard in Sacramento to fight taxes, fees and overreaching regulations. During my 14-years on the Escondido City Council, I never supported a tax increase and continue to support hardworking families and businesses. Fortunately, Proposition 13, which limits yearly property tax increases to 2% for every property owner, […]

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      Chavez Announces Congressional Run As Issa Retires

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      OCEANSIDE — Assemblyman Rocky Chávez, a retired Marine Corps Colonel, today said he is entering the race to succeed Congressman Darrel Issa, who has announced his retirement. Issa has represented the 49th Congressional District since 2003, which includes portions of both San Diego and Orange Counties. “It’s time we come together and focus on progress, not partisan politics […]

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      Assemblyman Chavez Responds to Governor’s Initial Budget

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      SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Rocky Chavez (R-Oceanside) issued the following statement in response to the release of Governor Brown’s initial 2018-2019 budget proposal: “Even in good times, California must be thoughtful in our priorities and plan for the future.  I am pleased with the Governor’s proposal to fully fund the rainy-day reserve and putting $5 billion toward […]

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      No Drugged Driving Allowed

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron… California’s new law legalizing the use of recreational marijuana went into effect January 1st. Hopefully, the negative impacts on highway safety experienced in some other states with similar laws will not be repeated here. Using marijuana while driving remains strictly prohibited in California. The law prohibits smoking or ingesting marijuana or marijuana products while […]

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      Senator Bates Encourages College Seniors and Grads to Apply for Senate Fellowships

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      SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) today announced the availability of applications for the 2018-19 California Senate Fellows program. Former fellows include current members of Congress and the California Legislature, judges and local elected officials.  “The Senate Fellows program is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who wants to gain experience in public policy and influence the […]

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        Dangerous Holiday – Thomas Calabrese

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        Take It To The Next Level Thomas Calabrese…. It was midnight on February 11th in Rio de Janeiro and the carnival festivities filled the city with dancing, samba music and thousands of partygoers. Connor Riggs arrived five days earlier and was in his hotel room on the 12th floor at the Grand Hyatt, unconcerned with the […]

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        Monsoon-er Rather Than Later – Thomas Calabrese

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        Mud, Blood and Misery Thomas Calabrese … It was late August and several Marines were sitting on their torn and barely upright canvas cots in the plywood and corrugated metal hooch on Hill 327 when PFC Kellen turned to Sergeant Hudson, “When are the monsoons coming?” “Let me show you something,” Sergeant Hudson gestured to the […]

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        Wild Fire- Thomas Calabrese

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        Blazing Fast Thomas Calabrese …  Tess Overton rolled over in her bed, opened her eyes and saw the clock on her nightstand; it was 3:45am. Her alarm was set for 4am, but she had been getting up early for so long that she always awakened before it had a chance to ring. She had intended […]

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        Rudy’s Slay Ride – Thomas Calabrese

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          Ho, Ho, Ho, Hold On On April 14, 2014, 276 female students were kidnapped from the government secondary school in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria by Boko Haram fighters.  Officials from the capital city of Abuja repeatedly tried to negotiate for the release of the young girls, but the terrorist organization was adamant about their […]

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        Hot Lead Justice – Thomas Calabrese

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        Boot Hill  Thomas Calabrese….The Hill family left Liberty, Missouri on April 18, 1886 and headed west on the Santa Fe Trail. It was not decided on whether they would go to Arizona or continue on to California, but they had plenty of time to decide, for they would be on the trail for over a […]

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        If It Wasn’t For The Dogs – Thomas Calabrese

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        Where would they be now? Thomas Calabrese …Kit Connolly grew up on a small ranch in Lassen County that was located sixty five miles south of Susanville in Northern California. From the time that she was old enough to walk, she began helping her father, mother and two older brothers with chores around the sixty […]

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        Night Fire – Thomas Calabrese

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        Happy Days Are Here Again Thomas Calabrese…  Fifty Army Rangers from the Third Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment landed by helicopter in the Mohmand Valley located in the Nangahar Province of Afghanistan. ISIS-K headquarters was two thousand meters away and the Rangers expected a very tough fight and their expectations were exceeded. They began taking small arms […]

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        Imagination House – Thomas Calabrese

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        Dream A Little Dream For Me Thomas Calabrese… It was five am and time to go. Jim Halloran packed his 2006 Toyota Tacoma truck with some his personal belongings last night so that he would have very little to do now except eat breakfast, say goodbye to his parents and get on the road before  rush […]

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          Tri-City Christian Boys Varsity Soccer Team Officially Begins Season

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          Jordan Comma and Joshua Citron drive second half comeback effort with three goals   El Cajon, California – January 16th, 2018 – The Tri-City Christian’s Boys Varsity Soccer Team traveled south to play one of their league rivals, Foothills Christian, in their first official match of the season last Tuesday at Grossmount Middle College in El […]

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          North County Sports Shorts David A. Willauer

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          David A. Willauer (1/2018)…In a Girls Soccer Contest, the Lady Lancers of Carlsbad High School defeated Canyon Crest Academy by a 5-1 score. The Lady Lancers improve to 10-3 and will take on the Lady Mavericks of LaCosta Canyon on Friday, January 19, 2018 in a 6:00 pm kickoff. In a Water Polo match, The […]

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          Guajome Park Frogs Defeats Julian 70-28

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-1-18-The Frogs of Guajome Park Academy improve their record at 7-4 as they defeated the Eagles of Julian High School by a 70-28 score.   Ty Ballard was the leading score for Guajome Park with 21, Michael Simmons with 10, Dre Benson with 13.  For the Eagles of Julian Cody Perez led with 19, […]

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          Rancho Buena Vista Longhorns Basketball Defeat Oceanside Pirates

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-…The Rancho Buena Vista Longhorns improve their record to 15-4 on the season and currently ride a 7 game winning streak behind 17 points each by Jack Bailey and Patrick McLachlan and 15 by Nathan Romero as they defeated the Oceanside Pirates by a 73-47 score. Emmanuel Grandison led the Pirates at […]

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          Orange Glen defeats Oceanside 79-55 in Boys Basketball

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer…22 points 12 assists by Damien Miller 17 points and 8 boards by Adam Nieves 14 by Andres Tovar and 12 by Caden Palmer paced the Patriots of Orange Grove High School by a 79-55 score over the Pirates of Oceanside. The Pirates were led by Phillip Johnson with 16 points Emmanuel […]

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          RBVLL Final Walk-In Registration

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          RBVLL Family and Friends, Thank you to all who have registered so far and have verified your residency. In addition to registering online, we have 2 more dates for those to walk-in and verify residency and/or school attendance eligibility: Tomorrow: January 17: 6:00 P.M. 8:00 p.m. (Regular registration fee) January 20: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (Late registration fee) In an effort to expedite […]

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          Results From Jim Londos Invitational Wrestling Tournament Held At Orange Glen High School

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           David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer …Results of High  School wrestling  at Jim Londos Invitational Wrestling Tournament Held At Orange Glen High School. North County Escondido 4th with 111 points Raymond Felix 2nd at 120 Julian Rodriguez 4th at 145 Antonio Ramirez 3rd at 195 Anthony Douglas 1st at 220 Ezequiel Rodriguez 3rd at 285 Vista 5th with […]

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          Boys High School Basketball

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          Jack Bailey’s Buzzer Beater sparks Rancho Buena Vista in win over San Dieguito in boys basketball David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-1-18-The Longhorns of Rancho Buena Vista continue to ride a 6 game winning streak on Jack Bailey’s 16 point performance and hit a game winning buzzer beater as they defeated the Mustangs of San Dieguito Academy […]

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            “Around the World in 80 Days” a Whimsical Hit at North Coast Repertory

            By   18 hours ago

            TR Robertson…How can you go wrong with a play that features actors and an actress who pretend to ride trains throughout Europe and Asia, pretend to ride on an elephant in the jungle, pretend to ride in a sail craft through the snow, pretend to sway to the motions of sailing ships (including riding out […]

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            Randy Noojin Returns To North Coast Rep For Solo Show “Seeger”

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            Based on Pete Seeger Music – January 29, 2018 @ 7:30pm Solana Beach, CA:  North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to welcome back Randy Noojin, as he takes the stage as America’s beloved folksinger/activist, Pete Seeger, January 29, 2018.  SEEGER is a multimedia, solo show that uses Seeger’s signature songs including: If I Had a Hammer, Turn, […]

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            Old Globe – Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”

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            SAN DIEGO (January 9, 2018)—The Old Globe’s 2017–2018 Season continues with today’s announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece Uncle Vanya, which has received a Globe-commissioned world premiere translation from Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. Richard Nelson (Illyria, The Gabriel Plays, Tony Award winner for Best Book of a Musical for James Joyce’s The Dead) also directs. Uncle Vanya will run February […]

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            Bets Malone Broadway The BROADWay Opens Moonlight’s Club M For 2018 Season

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            TR Robertson….Vista’s own Bets Malone opened the 2018 Club M season with rousing performance of her favorite ladies of Broadway songs to a full house on the Moonlight Amphitheatre Stage. Using a new format for the first show of 2018, audience members had a chance of purchasing table seating, where a variety of appetizers were […]

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            “The Year Of Magical Thinking” North Coast Rep

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            LINDA PURL STARS IN “THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING” AT NORTH COAST REP January 22 & 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm  Solana Beach, CA.  Linda Purl – stage, movie and television veteran actress, stars in a one-woman tour-de- force performance: The Year of Magical Thinking at North Coast Repertory Theatre, directed by Jenny Sullivan. Based on Joan […]

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            “The Last Wife” at Cygnet Theatre

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            The Last Wife Performances begin in 2 weeks! This contemporary re-imagining of the compelling relationship between Henry VIII and his last wife, Katherine Parr, is a witty and powerful examination of sexual politics and women’s rights. Katherine is smart, confident and passionate: a rising star in a world of intense competition. But her obligatory marriage […]

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            San Diego Musical Theatre Announces Cast For “The Full Monty”

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            San Diego, CA (January 2018) — San Diego Musical Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of The Full Monty. With a mix of raucous humor and an audacious pop-rock score, this Americanized stage version of the hit 1997 hit film features a book by Terrence McNally (Kiss of the […]

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            Around The World – San Diego Premier At North Coast Rep

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              Takes audiences on a wonderous, fun-filled journey…begins Wednesday, January 10th through Sunday, February 4, 2018 Solana Beach, Calif. Stampeding elephants! Runaway trains! Unbridled humor! Reaching new heights! North Coast Rep skyrockets into the New Year with the dazzling San Diego premiere of the Jules Verne classic, AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS, adapted by […]

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