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WANTED: Credit Card Theft Suspect Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

By   8 hours ago

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Vista Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a theft. Sometime between 10:30 p.m. on May 31, 2017 and 7:00 a.m. on June 1, 2017, an unknown suspect(s) stole several items from a Toyota Camry that […]

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Wanted for Homicide Armed and Dangerous

By   12 hours ago

Pablo DURAN is wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred on June 7, 2017 in Vista. He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. If you see him, call 911. He fled from law enforcement after the incident and his whereabouts are currently unknown but has contacts in northern San Diego […]

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Chamber Golf Tournament

By   23 hours ago

The 2017 Vista Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is right around the corner – August 7, 2017. This year we have joined forces with Boys & Girls Club of Vista for our event. Here are Three Different Ways you can get involved and Promote your Business! Become a Sponsor! A great way to get your name […]

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Middle Schoolers Become “Makers” At Vista Unified Summer Camp

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Ray Huard ….. Eleven-year-old Riley Sisson wants to be a geologist, but she spent a week in June at Vista Innovation & Design Academy learning how electric circuits work. “I like doing experiments,” Riley said. She was among 32 Vista Unified School District middle-schoolers who took part in a Qualcomm-inspired maker camp at Vista Innovation & […]

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Only Losers Litter Trash Walk – Sunday

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JOIN THE CAPED COMMUNITY CRUSADERS !!!         BRING A FRIEND OR YOUR WHOLE FAMILY !!! Only Losers Litter Trash Walk – Meet at Civic Center Vista Station Hosted by Only Losers Litter and Backfence Society Sunday JUNE 25 at 4 PM – 5:30 PM  NOTE TIME CHANGE – it’s summer, folks! Civic Center Vista- Station 810 […]

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Vista Water Rescue

By   2 days ago

Daniel Thomas, Intern.…Family members were on scene when a two-year old male was submerged for two to five seconds in a pool at The Alexan Melrose Apartments Tuesday, enough for him to aspirate water. The incident was reported at 4:31 PM on  6/19, and two units were initially dispatched to the pool for a water […]

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Former Vista Resident Writes Novel on the Road

By   3 days ago

North County journalist pens and publishes novel she wrote while living full-time in an RV Former North County Times and San Diego Union Tribune freelance reporter Candice Reed recently published a novel called, Vixens of Vanishing Island, which she wrote over a 16 month period, while traveling with her husband up and down the coast […]

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    Would You Love To Work At Dr. Bronner’s?

    By   7 mins ago

    To apply for a position, please submit a resume and cover letter, along with a completed Employment Application form. We suggest that you make a copy of the completed form for your records prior to submitting it. You can email us (note that this email address should only be used for submitting your job application or related […]

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    Crash Flips Car, Closes Stretch of Oceanside Boulevard – Video

    By   4 hours ago

    Daniel Thomas, Intern….A multi-vehicle crash closed Oceanside Boulevard between Crouch Street and Canyon Drive Friday. The incident was reported at 12:06 PM, prompting an emergency response. The crash involved at least three vehicles. TheVistaPress.com was told that a Toyota Prius involved in the collision rolled three times.  Two other cars, a Nissan Altima and a […]

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    Wanted for Homicide Armed and Dangerous

    By   12 hours ago

    Pablo DURAN is wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred on June 7, 2017 in Vista. He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. If you see him, call 911. He fled from law enforcement after the incident and his whereabouts are currently unknown but has contacts in northern San Diego […]

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    Escondido Annual Community Events

    By   13 hours ago

    54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for a day of rockin’ live music, tasty treats, and Fourth of July fun and games for all. After dark, turn your gaze to the sky for a dazzling fireworks display! July 4, 2017 Puttin’ Down Roots: Americana Music Series Explore several genres of American […]

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    “Cracking the Code: the Economic Impact of San Diego’s Genomics Industry”

    By   23 hours ago

    Personalized medicine and technology are shaping the future of healthcare as we know it, with San Diego’s genomics companies, research institutions and universities at the forefront.Quantifying this impact, San Diego Regional EDC has released the first-ever study on the San Diego region’s genomics industry. “Cracking the Code: the Economic Impact of San Diego’s Genomics Industry” includes […]

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    FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL IN THE CITY OF OCEANSIDE

    By   23 hours ago

    All consumer fireworks are illegal in the City of Oceanside and the County of San Diego. This includes sparklers, firecrackers, cherry bombs, roman candles, bottle rockets and even poppers.  Those in possession of fireworks will be cited by the Oceanside Police Department. Every year, thousands of firework-related injuries are treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms.  […]

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    Open Minds At Red Spade Theater

    By   24 hours ago

    Open Minds is the newest mindreading and mystery experience, created and performed by master mentalist John Hankins. His demonstrations of reading the thoughts of random spectators and subtly influencing their decisions, have been called astounding. All the while, the audience is thoroughly entertained by John’s light-hearted approach and sly humor. John takes the audience on […]

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    Median Home Price in San Diego Up

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    The median price of a home in San Diego County rose by 8.2 percent in May, compared with the same month a year earlier, while the number of homes sold jumped by 2.6 percent, a real estate information service announced Wednesday. According to CoreLogic, the median price of a San Diego County home was $530,000 […]

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      Residents Asked to Conserve: Flex Alert Issued Across California

      By   3 days ago

      The week’s hot temperatures are expected to drive up people’s use of air conditioners, which can strain the power grid. The California Independent System Operation Corporation (ISO) issued a statewide Flex Alert on Monday, asking California residents to voluntarily conserve electricity through Wednesday evening as a heat wave sweeps through the state. Cal ISO, the state’s […]

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      Recycling Centers Continue To Struggle, Driving California Recycling Rates Down

      By   4 days ago

      In a state that prides itself as a global leader in protecting the environment, recycling rates for beverage containers have dropped to their lowest point in almost a decade amid the continued closing of centers that pay for bottles and cans and the fallout from changes to California’s recycling program. Beyond the environmental concerns, the financial effects […]

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      The People’s Right to Recall

      By   1 week ago

      The two-thirds super-majority held by Democrats in Sacramento has allowed them to pass the largest gasoline tax increase in state history. This huge tax and fee increase has proven to be extremely unpopular. Recent polls suggest that 58% of registered voters disapprove. In fact, 72% of the Inland Empire, which is part of my district, […]

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      California Ranks 37th in Nation for Child Well-Being

      By   1 week ago

      LOS ANGELES – California has made major strides in getting kids insured, but still ranks only 37th in the nation for overall child well-being due to persistent pockets of poverty, according to the latest KIDS COUNT Data Book, out today from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Researchers found across the country, unemployment is low – […]

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      GEAR UP, An Education Success Story

      By   2 weeks ago

        Assemblymember Marie Waldron …. As the mother of a high school student, education has always been one of my top concerns. That’s why I’m so encouraged by “GEAR UP” — Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. That’s a long name for a beneficial program that has helped almost one million low-income students in […]

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      Rural California Suffers Most If Policymakers Slash Medi-Cal – Also In Spanish

      By   2 weeks ago

      SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s rural areas have gained the most from the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act – and also have the most to lose if massive cuts are made to Medi-Cal – as it is known in the state. A new report from Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families said the […]

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      Senator Bates Honors “Oceanside Therapy Group” as Small Business of the Year

      By   3 weeks ago

      SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) today honored Oceanside Therapy Group (OTG) as the 2017 Small Business of the Year for the 36th Senate District. Bates recognized owners Joshua and Rebekah Van Orden during the California Small Business Day awards lunch in Sacramento. “Oceanside Therapy Group exemplifies the best qualities of a successful small […]

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      Healthcare is Costly, Never Free

      By   3 weeks ago

      $400 billion dollars is the projected cost of a new government run healthcare plan proposed in Sacramento. That is twice the state’s budget! Costing around $22,000 for every employed person in California – that’s a massive new tax to pay for “free” healthcare for all! Senate Bill 562, by Senator Ricardo Lara (D – Bell […]

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        Blindspot Collective Announces The World Premiere

        By   22 hours ago

        OF A GRIPPING VERBATIM PLAY EXPLORING THE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS IN AMERICA   “UNTOLD” PART OF THE 2017 SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL   San Diego, CA (May  2017) – Untold weaves music, movement, and excerpts from over one hundred interviews to explore the mental health crisis in America, creating an evocative meditation on hope and resiliency. This world […]

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        Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs

        By   4 days ago

        Did you know your dog can be trained to recognize rattlesnakes by sight, sound or scent AND to avoid them? This can possibly help YOU avoid an unfortunate surprise encounter as well. Uniquely we offer alternatives such as vibrating collars, spray canned air collars and static e-collars. Our professional herpetologist and staff offer what many […]

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        Twisting In The Wind – Thomas Calabrese

        By   6 days ago

        Full Circle of Retribution  Thomas Calabrese… Allison Christiansen’s name was a contradiction in itself for there was absolutely nothing Christian-like about this young girl’s upbringing or behavior. She was completely void of morals or anything resembling a conscience. Her father Jason was a ruthless collector of unpaid gambling debts and her mother Maureen descended from a […]

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        GenMark Receives Multiple FDA Clearances

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        GenMark Diagnostics Raises $90MM to fund commercialization efforts. This week, Carlsbad-based GenMark Diagnostics released very exciting news on FDA clearance of our ePlex molecular diagnostics system and the Respiratory Pathogen Panel, followed by news of $90MM in funding from a public offering of common stock and a drawdown of funds from our existing debt facility. […]

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        Hank’s Justice He Walks The Blue Line – Thomas Calabrese

        By   2 weeks ago

          He Walks The Blue Line Thomas Calabrese … It was late afternoon in Oceanside, California and twenty women were doing a yoga demonstration under a clear blue sky on the beach next to the pier as a large banner flew next to them; Peace and Tranquility through Yoga. They were going through a series of […]

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        VITAL AGING CONFERENCE 2017

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        Nadine Kaina …. This must be my  20th (at least)  (HHSA) Health and Human Services County of San Diego and (AIS) Aging & Independence Services free conference I have attended. It is never too late to learn new ways to improve your health. Beginning in San Diego at various locations, then branching out to North County, San […]

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        Hope Bereavement Center Workshops

        By   3 weeks ago

        POETRY THERAPY GROUP  Finding A Poem Within: Writing for healing during times of loss 6 week program that will provide a comfortable space and time to take journeys into yourself by playing with the art of reflective and poetic writing. FACILITATORS: Alan Javurek Ph.D. & Poet/Artist, Doris Keats Mondays, June 5 thru July 17 10:30 am […]

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        The Underground Dynasty – Thomas Calabrese

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        I Can Dig It Thomas Calabrese ….  Mohawk Indians have an impressive history of being fearless and adept iron workers. Seven generations of this special breed of men have climbed halfway to the heavens on two foot wide steel girders with a steady gait and unwavering balance to create monuments of architecture. Their contributions to […]

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          2017 District 70 All Star Tournament – Important Notice

          By   3 days ago

          From Saturday June 24th to Saturday July 1st, RBVLL will host the All-Star Tournament for the 12U, 11U and 10U teams. The tournament is a tremendous benefit to our league and a chance for us to shine. We want everyone to come out and cheer on our players and show our community support. That being […]

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          North County Athletes MLB Recaps

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          David Willauer –Contributing Writer  – Former Palomar Comet Nick Vincent made an appearance for the Seattle Mariners as they defeated the Texas Rangers by a 7-3 score.  Vincent pitched 1 1/1 innings gave up 1 walk and recorded 1 strikeout. Former Palomar Comet Tony Wolters made an appearance in the contest as a pinch hitter as the […]

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          RBVLL Home Run Derby

          By   4 days ago

          Daniel Thomas, Intern…Supporters filled the Rancho Buena Vista Little League bleachers for the annual majors Home Run Derby event Friday evening. The event began at 7:15 PM, just in time for a beautiful SoCal sunset to appear as a backdrop to the friendly competition. People of all ages came out to see which majors players […]

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          California District 70: District 70 All Star Info

          By   6 days ago

          District 70 All Stars    Click the links below for 2017 bracket details: 8-10 Division Bracket  9-11 Division Bracket  10-12 Division Bracket  Hosted by Rancho Buena Vista Little League  Click here for field directions Juniors Division Bracket Hosted by Vista American Little League Click here for field directions  

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          Top North County Female High School Beach Volleyball Players Invited to Compete in Queen of the Beach Invitational

          By   1 week ago

          Top North County Female High School Beach Volleyball Players Invited to Compete in Queen of the Beach Invitational June 24-25 in Hermosa Beach, Calif. Hermosa Beach, CA. — (June, 2017) — Six of North County’s outstanding high school female beach volleyball players — Jaden Whitmarsh and Brooke Drahos from Torrey Pines High School; the Cathedral Catholic […]

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          RBVLL Home Run Derby

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          RBVLL, Families and Friends,   Come on out and root for your favorite slugger Friday June 16, 7:15 PM at the RBVLL Majors Field (500 3/4 Optmsist Way, Vista) . It should be an exciting night of mashing. Fans are also welcome to bring their gloves and shag the balls that fail to leave the yard. […]

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          Taylor Ahearn Drafted in 32nd Round by Boston Red Sox

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          Baseball SAN MARCOS, Calif. – Cal State San Marcos senior pitcher Taylor Ahearn was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Ahearn was taken as the 971st pick in the 2017 draft. “We are thrilled for Taylor and his family,” said CSUSM Head Baseball […]

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          MLB North County Highlights 6/9

          By   2 weeks ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Former LaCosta Canyon 2016 First Round Draft Pick of the Phillies Mickey Moniak went 2 for 4 as he doubled, singled with 2 rbi’s and scored 2 runs as the Lakewood Blue Claws had a 7-3 lead but the Suns of Hagerstown scored 5 runs in the 8th inning and defeated the […]

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            Scripps Ranch Theatre (SRT) Presents OUT ON A LIMB

            By   23 hours ago

             June 2017– Scripps Ranch Theatre, located on the campus of Alliant International University, presents their 6th Annual Out on a Limb – New Plays from America’s Finest City. Scripps Ranch Theatre is a leader in the Southern California Arts Community in developing and producing new plays. The pieces are all new, world-premiere plays written by area playwrights, […]

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            Moonlight Begins Season 37 With Elton John & Tim Rice’s “Aida”

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               TR Robertson …The hills of Brengle Terrace were alive once again with the sounds of music as Season 37 for Moonlight Stage Productions began another season of summer musicals, this time with a musical never before staged at Moonlight. The artistic team of Moonlight has become known for not only bringing classical stage productions […]

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            Casting is complete for San Diego REP’s: ‘EVITA’

            By   7 days ago

            ‘EVITA’ – The International Hit Musical opens August 3-27, 2017 Lyrics by Tim Rice  – Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Directed by Sam Woodhouse – Choreography by Javier Velasco In Association with San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts SAN DIEGO – June  2017 – San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced final casting for […]

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            “Damn Yankees Hits It Out of the Theatre at The Spreckels

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            TR Robertson  ….San Diego Musical Theatre began the summer with a classic musical comedy featuring memorable songs, a great cast and clever dance routines. The musical, based on the book The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant, by Douglass Wallop and George Abbott, won 11 Tony Awards the year it opened on Broadway in 1955, […]

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            “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story” Rocks the Horton Grand Theatre

            By   2 weeks ago

            TR Robertson   …. The music is infectious, the acting superb, the story full of both life and tragedy. This is the story of the meteoric rise of one of the pioneers of rock and roll music in its early years. “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story”, currently playing at the Horton Grand Theatre, is produced […]

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            Music, Music, Music! | Coming Up in the Jewish Arts Festival

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            Here’s what’s coming up in the festival: Imagination Dead Imagine FINAL PERFORMANCE TONIGHT AT 7:30PM IN THE LYCEUM SPACEText by Samuel BeckettMusic and Concept by Michael RothA new music theatre piece by Michael Roth featuring the words of Samuel Beckett. The three part program premieres one of Beckett’s most eloquent hidden masterpieces, a stirring journey of the mind and soul. A string quartet musically responds to […]

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            Award Winning Musical Now at North Coast Rep in Solana Beach

            By   2 weeks ago

            TR Robertson  ..A talented cast, a wonderful range of voices, a moving story and amazing on stage chemistry equals a theatre experience you will not soon forget. This is what audience members will take with them as they leave the theatre after seeing the latest production at North Coast Rep, “The Spitfire Grill”, music and […]

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            RIPPLES FROM WALDEN POND An Evening With Henry David Thoreau

            By   2 weeks ago

            Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience – announces RIPPLES FROM WALDEN POND, An Evening With Henry David Thoreau.  Write Out Loud brings stories and poetry  to life – aloud – with readings by professional actors.  In […]

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