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Vista’s Dog Haus To Open Saturday, October 20th

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DOG HAUS CONTINUES TO EXPAND THROUGHOUT SAN DIEGO COUNTY WITH VISTA OPENING The craft-casual brand plans to have ten locations in San Diego County over the next four years   Los Angeles, CA (October 2018) – Dog Haus, the acclaimed gourmet hot dog concept, will continue its expansion throughout San Diego County with the opening of Dog […]

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Are You Ready to Rock?  We’re Gonna Rock Your World!

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Are you Ready to Rock?  We’re gonna Rock Your World! Thank you for helping us to get the word out  that Black Rock Coffee Bar Vista is Coming Soon! Development photos for 823 E Vista Way, Vista. We  are pushing hard and, if all of the stars align with our Subcontractors, the City Building Inspectors, the Health Department, etc., […]

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Vista Fire Donates Former Engine to Fire Academy

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Vista, CA — Participants in the Palomar College Fire Academy now have a “new” fire truck to use for training – due to the City of Vista’s donation of a 1998 KME Type 1 engine. The fire engine has over 200,000 miles and has been a reserve engine for the past several years for the […]

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Vista Education Foundation’s Outreach Project

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The Vista Education Foundation’s Outreach Chairperson John Herrera has been cooperating with The Vista Unified School District to expand the availability of more non-traditional expression of Art Forms in our schools.  One such art form, Mariachi has its root in ancient Aztec society.  Mariachi is a Pre-Columbian word believed to have Aztec origins.  It is […]

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VID Accepts Statewide Award For Governance And Transparency

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Vista Irrigation District receives District of Distinction Gold Recognition for its commitment to good governance, transparency, prudent fiscal policies and sound operating practices.  Vista, CA—The Vista Irrigation District (district) has received a major statewide honor, the District of Distinction Gold Recognition award.  Additionally, assistant general manager Brett Hodgkiss received recognition for completing the Special District Administrator certification. The District of Distinction recognition is awarded by the Special District Leadership Foundation to special districts that show their commitment to good governance, transparency, prudent fiscal policies and sound operating practices.  Gold Recognition requires all directors and […]

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Gloria McClellan Center News & Events

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GHOSTS AND GRAVESTONES IN OLD TOWN, OCT. 24, GLORIA MCCLELLAN CENTER Vista – Culture Caravan still has a few seats available for “Ghosts and Gravestones in Old Town San Diego.”  This fright-seeing trolley tour of San Diego’s historic and haunted neighborhoods will leave you dying for more.  Walk through El Campo Santo Cemetery and hear […]

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Robert “Bob” Eugene Moore Obituary

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Robert “Bob” Eugene Moore, of Vista, California passed away peacefully and surrounded by those he loved on October 8, 2018, at the age of 79. He was born on February 7, 1939, in Piper City, Illinois, to the late Lorraine Ellen Warren and William Munson Moore.             In 1940, his family moved from Illinois to […]

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Women’s Financial Freedom Tour – Re: Empowering Women Towards Financial Freedom

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Monday, October 22 – 12:30 PM Vista Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave. Vista CA FREE October  2018 – Vista, CA – Leslie Juvin-Acker, Chief Happiness Officer at Leslie Inc. will be visiting the Vista Public Library on Monday, October 22 and Indigo Dragon Center on Thursday, October 25 to discuss how one can change their relationship with money […]

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    Volunteers “Sew” To Benefit North County Food Bank

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    GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) recently held their quarterly Sew-In at the San Marcos Community Center.  Thanks to the efforts of their members,   48 colorful aprons and 140 placemats were completed for their upcoming project in support of North County Food Bank.   The placemats will be given (in matching sets of four) to […]

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    Oceanside Public Library Events

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    HIGH SCHOOL HOMEWORK HELP AT THE OCEANSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY Oceanside Public Library has begun offering tutoring to High School students at its Civic Center location, 330 N. Coast Highway.  This drop in homework help takes place in the Teen Zone on Mondays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. while Oceanside Unified School District is in session, and is provided […]

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    City of Oceanside – Nominees Requested For Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award

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    NOMINEES REQUESTED FOR 2019 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SERVICE AWARD The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award.  This annual award honors residents of Oceanside who have made a significant contribution of time and energy to improve community life, promote positive community development, and enhance the lives […]

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    Palomar College Foundation’s Monster Dash & Bash

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    Palomar College Foundation’s Monster Dash & Bash On Saturday, October 20th. Palomar College Campus 7:30 am registration. 8:30 am race. 8:30  to 11 am Monster Bash  $25 per person. Beer & food trucks, costume contest, silent auction  and medal ceremony.                   REGISTER

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    Carlsbad Village Association -Halloween in the Village

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    The Carlsbad Village Association will host an afternoon of free, family fun for goblins, ghouls, superheroes and princesses of all ages at Halloween in the Village! The event will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., in downtown Carlsbad, and takes place in the parking lot behind the iconic […]

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    Folk Rock is Coming to the California Center for the Arts

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    Escondido’s Levitt Amp Escondido Music Series! Kingsley Flood & Finnegan Blue Bring High Energy to Escondido!  Escondido, CA. – October, 2018 — The California Center for the Arts, Escondido continues the Levitt AMP Escondido Music Series on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 4 pm-7 pm! Headlining the next festival is Kingsley Flood, who will be […]

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    Laurie Edwards-Tate, Candidate, Palomar Hospital Health Board, Speaks To Seniors

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    Laurie Edwards-Tate, candidate for Palomar Hospital Health Board, gave advice to seniors at the Escondido Community Center. With less than two weeks remaining in the November mid-term elections, Laurie Edwards-Tate addressed seniors and interested individuals on major topics regarding current and future health care needs at Palomar Hospital.  Edwards-Tate is among nine candidates vying for […]

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    Mall-O-Ween Monster Mash Offers Spooky Fun for the Whole Family at Hazard Center

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    Second-Annual Event to Benefit Angels Foster Family Network Saturday, Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m. San Diego, CA (October 2018) – The weekend before Halloween, Hazard Center will host its Second Annual Mall-O-Ween Monster Mash – a spooktacular event brimming with family fun! On Saturday, Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m., this kid-friendly jamboree will offer fun and frights for all ages […]

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      Consumer Groups Have Cautious Praise for Feds’ Proposal on Drug Ads

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      SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Consumer groups are praising a proposal by the Trump administration to require drug companies to put prices in many of their television advertisements, but some worry it’s only a pre-election perk designed to attract voters – one that could be dropped after the midterms. The rule, announced by federal health regulators, would apply to drugs […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Healthcare Access Matters

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron …Access to affordable healthcare, keeping your own doctor, covering pre-existing conditions, expanding mental health/substance use disorder treatments and children’s healthcare are important parts of my healthcare advocacy in Sacramento. As a member of Assembly Health Committee, the Select Committee on Health Care Delivery & Universal Coverage, the Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental […]

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      Senator Anderson’s Ride-along With A Sheriff’s Deputy

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      Dear Friends, I’ve served as vice chair of the Senate Public Safety committee since 2011, and every year, I learned something new about the challenges law enforcement officers face on the job and heard about how passionate they are about protecting their communities. I’ve spoken with so many officers and heard about their love for their […]

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      Senator Anderson Joins Barona Band of Mission Indians at Education Grant Presentation

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      To Tierra Del Sol Middle School LAKESIDE – California State Senator Joel Anderson will attend the Barona Education Grant Award $5,000 check presentation to Tierra Del Sol Middle School. Barona provides this grant to schools of the highest needs whose grant application is endorsed by their state legislator. The school will use the grant for […]

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      Open Seat For 38th State Senate District Draws Former Assemblyman, Fire Captain

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      A local political race for an open state Senate seat has remained relatively low profile due mostly to an aggressive campaign conducted by one candidate who is heavily favored to win. Brian W. Jones, a three-term Republican state assemblyman and current Santee city councilman, is expected to succeed State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) in the […]

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      Senator Anderson to Recognize Outstanding Citizens & Presents $15,400 Donation To Volunteers In Medicine

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      EL CAJON – California State Senator Joel Anderson organized a series of events to award outstanding community members and present a local non-profit medical clinic with vision care vouchers for uninsured patients. Event #1 Senate resolution presentations WHAT: Anderson presents resolutions to local leaders in school, church, and media. WHO: Senator Anderson, GUHSD Board Member Dr. Gary […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – I-15 Traffic Relief

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Anyone who regularly drives I-15 in Riverside or northern San Diego County knows bumper-to-bumper traffic can be the norm, especially during rush hour. The City of Temecula has organized task force meetings called `Move I-15 Through Temecula Valley’ to bring together stakeholders from planning groups and government agencies, including my office. We are happy […]

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      Senator Bates’ Driver Safety Classes with CHP Draw Close to 500 Attendees

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      SACRAMENTO – Nearly 500 senior citizens from South Orange County packed two different venues earlier this week to attend “Age Well, Drive Smart,” a driver safety course hosted by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) in partnership with the California Highway Patrol. Due to the popularity of previous classes held in Carlsbad and Vista, communities  represented […]

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        First Wrongs Last Rites – Thomas Calabrese

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        Operation Meade River Thomas Calabrese — November 20, 1968. Seventy-one Ch-46 Sea Knight helicopters from the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing got into position as their engines echoed across the Marble Mountain runway. This was the largest helicopter-borne combat operation in Marine Corps history and they were airlifting men from the 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines Regiment […]

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        Guest Commentary – MEASURE Z VOTE NO

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        Also Read  http://thevistapress.com/ballot-measure-for-proposition-z/ “Measure Z poses a threat to the safety of our City, and more importantly, our Children.” My name is Vicki MacHale, and I am not necessarily opposed to allowing a legal dispensary within the City limits if there are protections in place for our citizens. To this end, the threat that Measure Z, The […]

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        Ballot Measure For Proposition Z

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        Ballot Measure Questions… Full text of ballot measure:  https://www.cityofvista.com/home/showdocument?id=15363 MEASURE Z: CITIZEN’S MEDICAL CANNABIS BUSINESS INITIATIVE. of 2017 – Shall the citizen measure authorizing the commercial storefront retail sales of medicinal cannabis by up to 11 retailers in the City of Vista to be located in any of Vista’s commercial, industrial, business park, and mixed use zoning districts; imposing […]

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        Survival is Overrated – Thomas Calabrese

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        UnlessYou’ve Got a Good Reason For Living Thomas Calabrese — The day started off the same as any other one for Marine Sergeant Wesley Cole of First Reconnaissance Battalion. His internal alarm clock awakened him at 0430 and he walked over to the other side of the hooch and shook Corporal Ronald Gibbs and PFC Anthony […]

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        2018 Local Ballot Measures

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        2018 Local Ballot Measures Measure Z:  Citizen’s Medical Cannabis Business Initiative of 2017 Ballot Measure Question Text of Ballot Measure City Attorneys Impartial Analysis Measure AA:  City Council Cannabis Business Tax Ballot Measure Question Text of Ballot Measure City Attorneys Impartial Analysis Measure BB:  City Council Medicinal Cannabis Business Ordinance Ballot Measure Question Text of […]

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        County Seeks Input On Drug Abuse. Mental Illness. School Violence.

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        If you’ve been affected or are concerned about these and other behavioral health issues, the County Health and Human Services Agency wants to hear from you. A series of nine, two-hour forums will be taking place throughout the region to gather public input about the types of services needed in the region to address these […]

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        Send Money – Thomas Calabrese

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        Thomas Calabrese ….Matt Nielsen had been with the Navy Seals for eight years and was currently assigned to Team Five in Coronado, California. He was on his third deployment to the Middle East when his unit was assigned a rescue mission. American aid worker Jennifer Bohanon and her Swedish colleague, Elias Karlsson, were working for […]

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        Moonbuck Mesa – Thomas Calabrese

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        All Trails Lead to Calvera Maximo Chato was only three years old when his parents emigrated from Calabria, Italy in 1850. His family was one of 431 Italians that entered the United States that year. Maximo changed his named to Max and assimilated into the American culture. In 1862 when he turned sixteen years old, […]

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          Girls Volleyball Scores

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          Vista loses to rival Rancho Buena Vista in ladies volleyball. Vista High Volleyball was outlasted by Rancho Buena Vista High losing 3 sets to 1, 18-25, 10-25, 25-23, 11-25. Gabby Crouch led the Panthers with 12 kills while Rylee Callen added 9 block kills. Emilie Davis had 2 aces and Addison Elvin had 25 assists. […]

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          REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR YOUTH BASKETBALL

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          Vista, CA – Registration is underway for the City of Vista’s Youth Basketball program. The program is open to youth in grades K through 12. Registration fees range $87 – $124. Practices and games are held November through February 2019 in City of Vista parks and various gyms in the Vista Unified School District. Register […]

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          Girls High School Sports

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          David Willauer …Girls High School Sports Mission Vista’s Varsity Field Hockey team beat Escondido 7-0 Goals: Jaden Anderson (1), Gabi Garceau-Zaragoza (2), Kendall Golden (2), Lily Vo (1), Jessica Moralez (1) Assists: Renee Lund (4), Zoe Mohrman (1), Lily Vo (1), Brenna Scholte (1)      La Costa Canyon Girls Tennis     LCC 13 […]

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          North County Football Highlights

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-10-12-18- Former El Camino Wildcat alum Eric Wilson made 1 solo tackle in Riverside College’s win. Former Oceanside Pirate alum Jordan Miller recorded 1 assisted tackle for Washington as they fell to Oregon 30-27. Former El Camino Wildcat Chris Brown carried the ball 5 times for 21 yards for the California Bears […]

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          Vista High School Sports News

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          Mission Vista defeated Fallbrook 25-19, 25-23, 19-25, 22-25, 15-12 Kills: Kiersten Bellotti (M) & Callah Glauch (M) 13 Digs: Maya Pokletar (M) 32 Assists: Annie Nugent (M) 23 & Abigail Renaird (M) 22 Vista High Girls Volleyball fell short to Sage Creek in three sets, 17-25, 22-25 and 22-25. Skylee Nelson and Gabriella Crouch led […]

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          North County College Football Highlights

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          David Willauer…Former San Marcos Knight alum Kyle Phillips ran 1 punt return back for 5 yards for the Bruins of UCLA as they fell to Washington 31-24. Former Oceanside Pirates Alum Jordan Miller recorded 2 solo tackles for the UCLA Bruins Former Oceanside Pirate alum Elijah Holder recorded 3 solo tackles for the Cardinals of […]

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          59-year-old North County Woman Readies For Her 13th Ironman On October 13th

          By   2 weeks ago

          North County resident Kathleen  McCarthy, 59, is a 12-time Ironman competitor, 1982 Ironman World Champion and beyond grateful to be returning to the iconic Ironman competition on Oct. 13 as part of it s 40th  anniversary in Hawaii.  In 2007, excruciating back pain dashed her Ironman dreams for a few years, but after a successful surgery and […]

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          Former Rancho Buena Vista & Palomar Comet Tony Wolters Makes Headlines in NL Playoffs

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Former Rancho Buena Vista Longhorn and Palomar Comet alum Tony Wolters made headlines today as he went 1 for 1 as he hit the game winning single in the top of the 13th innings recording 1 RBI scoring Trevor Story with the go ahead run to pace the Colorado Rockies to a […]

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            Celebrate the Classic Crooners, The Year of Magical Thinking 

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            And  Meet Comic/Playwright Steve Bluestein Box office: (858) 481-1055 Elijah Rock Celebrates the Classic Crooners – November 5-6 2018 @ 7:30pm Elijah Rock is emerging as a dynamic crooner of the new generation. In his new show, Rock pays homage to the classics including Matt Monroe, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, and more while dazzling audiences […]

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            No Fees on Doll’s House, Part 2!

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            This sharp-witted sequel to Ibsen’s masterpiece begins with a knock on the same door Nora exited fifteen years ago. A Doll’s House, Part 2, which garnered eight Tony Award nominations, is a blistering and very funny meditation on marriage and the high cost of personal fulfillment. Buy tickets online or call the Box Office at 619.544.1000 Get […]

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            California Premiere of “Persuasion” at Lambs Players Theatre

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            Displays Novelist Jane Austen’s Wit and Social Causes TR Robertson — Harold Taw, writer of “Persuasion” and Chris Jeffries, who wrote the music and lyrics for “Persuasion”, were in the audience on Saturday for the opening of their musical, “Persuasion” and must have been extremely satisfied with the performance they witnessed on the Lamb’s Players Theatre […]

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            “Hundred Days” Spirited, Touching and Thought Provoking

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            TR Robertson — “Hundred Days”, currently on stage at La Jolla Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Forum, holds nothing back from the moment that Abigail and Shaun Bengson step on stage, with their fellow band members, until the final song of the performance. The 75 minute performance begins with Abigail Bengson welcoming the audience and asking several questions, […]

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            ART OF ÉLAN EXPANDS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS

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                HAUSMANN QUARTET ON BOARD AS 2-YEAR PARTNER   Thanks to a California Arts Council “Arts Education Extension” Grant, Art of Élan is expanding its already successful Community Engagement Program. A major step forward is two new Community Engagement Partnerships with San Diego’s Hausmann and trombonist Dr. Eric Starr. The Quartet, which has been in residence at San Diego State University since […]

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            Hilarious “Young Frankenstein” Musical Brings Memories

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            Of the Classic Movie Version Just in Time for Halloween TR Robertson– No one does sexual innuendo, tongue-in-cheek comedy better than a good Mel Brooks comedy and his 2007 musical version of his 1974 comedy horror film, “Young Frankenstein” certainly fits that description. The San Diego Musical Theatre production fills the theatre with high energy dancing, […]

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            NORTH COAST REP’S WEST COAST PREMIERE OF HOLMES & WATSON

            By   2 weeks ago

            Suspicion, suspense fill the air at North Coast Rep’s West Coast premier of Holmes & Watson by Jeffrey Hatcher Performances Beginning Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – Running Through Sunday, November 18, 2018 Solana Beach, CA – North Coast Repertory Theatre is challenging even the most astute mystery buffs to solve the riddle posed by HOLMES […]

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            “Actually” An Award-winning Drama

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            About the show: At a raucous party during their freshman year at Princeton, Tom and Amber connect in ways that seem innocent enough at first. They flirt, they get drunk and they hook up.  The next day Amber accuses Tom of rape, and the two find themselves in murky territory with ramifications that could affect the […]

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