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Vista Historical Society Tea Needs Help..

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By   17 hours ago

Our Christmas Tea will be held on Sunday December 11 from 2 to 4 PM, At the Gloria McClellan Center 1400 Vale Terrace, Vista. We are in need of volunteers to bring finger foods and desserts such as sandwiches deviled eggs, cookies, etc If you can bring something, please e-mail Jack Larimer at vhm67@1882.sdcoxmail.com, call […]

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Roxy the Recycling Robin Coloring Flyer

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By   20 hours ago

Roxy the Recycling Robin  Coloring Flyer  just right click, copy, print and color, fun for all ages…

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Vista Chamber of Commerce E-News

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By   1 day ago

Dear Terry, Welcome to the Vista Chamber E-News. If you have questions about this or any Chamber matter, reply to this e-mail or call our office.  There is a lot going on at the Vista Chamber and we would love to have you involved! CHAMBER EVENTS Christmas Parade Saturday December 3 It is going to be […]

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Vista VFW Auxiliary #7041 Hosts 70 Anniversary Celebration

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Vista VFW Auxiliary #7041 is hosting a  70th anniversary celebration event on Saturday, December 3rd. Cocktails at  5:00 pm and dinner at 6:00 pm American Legion Post 365, 1234 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista

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Vista Schools Launch “Talent City” Campaign

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By   2 days ago

Students and Local Businesses Connect To Create “Experienceships” at Solatube Vista, CA | November 29, 2016 – An innovative partnership between the Vista Unified School District, the Vista Chamber of Commerce, and local Vista businesses will kick off from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, December 6th. The program is designed to develop Vista into a […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Vista Learning Lounge Ribbon Cutting

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The Boys & Girls Club of Vista is one of seven Clubs nationwide selected to receive funding to launch a Learning Lounge through a new partnership with JCPenney Cares and Scholastic.  The Learning Lounge is a dedicated space where youth engage in innovative programming that can ignite their passion for academics. This new area was […]

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Guest Commentary – Annexations Will Cause More Traffic Gridlock

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By   2 days ago

Guest Commentary B GuARD (Guajome Alliance for Responsible Development) Two applications for annexation of county land into the City of Vista are being reviewed by the city’s planning department.  The first is a 16-acre parcel (#25 on the map) on Vista Grande Drive for development of 14 homes on one-acre lots.  An environmental review was […]

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Kainga Music at Escondido Arts Center

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By   2 days ago

Saturday,  December 10th  at 6 pm Kainga Music will present the Winter Show at the California Arts Center. The center is located at 340 North Escondido Blvd, Escondido. Tickets are $1o and are available at www.kaingamusic.com or call 760-839-4100 or 800-988-4253. This event  co-sponsored by Epiphany Prep Charter School.

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    Carlsbad Village Association – Carlsbad Village Night of Lights

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    By   2 days ago

    Carlsbad, CA — The Carlsbad Village Association will kick off its holiday season with the inaugural Carlsbad Village Night of Lights on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. With check in at State Street, the event will take place throughout downtown Carlsbad Village, with merchant windows and storefronts aglow in their holiday finery and […]

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    Growing Your Biz In CA? 78 Corridor

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    Growing your business in CA? Attend the CCTC Workshop, December 8   The Cal Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application opens on January 2, 2017. The program has approximately $243 million in tax credits available during the 2016-17 fiscal year for businesses that want to expand in, or relocate to, California. To learn more, join us December 8 in […]

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    CARDS FOR A CAUSE

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    By   3 days ago

    November  2016) …The La Costa 35 Athletic Club, a local nonprofit organization, hosted its 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on November 12, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. The LC35 Athletic Club was formed in 1984 to promote friendly competition, good sportsmanship, and a social outlet for its members – Carlsbad […]

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    Oceanside Mainstreet News

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    By   3 days ago

    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1st Kids Activities 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm Santa Arrives on Fire Truck 6:00 pm Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony 6:00 pm Holiday Gift Market at the Sunset Market 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Free Kids Activities Sponsored by the City of Oceanside Visit with Santa Kids Crafts Tables Fire Truck Display Milk & […]

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    Hundreds of Students to Compete in Public STEAM Event

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    By   4 days ago

    STUDENTS TO LET OFF STEAM AT STEAM MAKER FESTIVAL     WHAT:    Hundreds of K-12 students from across the county will compete in robotics, fashion, recycling and other STEAM challenges at the San Diego STEAM Maker Festival. Open to the public, the event will showcase science, technology, engineering, art and math projects and activities from […]

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    Grant Helps Sheriff’s Department

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    By   5 days ago

    Grant Helps Sheriff’s Department Stop Impaired Drivers $250,000 grant to be used for DUI enforcement, checkpoints The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is getting a big boost in its ongoing goal to keep impaired drivers off our roadways. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) has awarded the Sheriff’s Department a $250,000 grant that will […]

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    ‘Tis the Season for a Christmas Festival & Extra Holiday Love

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    **YOU’RE INVITED** 2016 CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!  When: Saturday, December 3, 2016 Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm  – (VIP reception from 12:00 to 1:00 pm) Where: Lions Tigers & Bears – 24402 Martin Way, Alpine, CA 91901 Celebrate the Holiday Season at the sanctuary! Come spend the afternoon and watch your favorite animal friends open their Christmas presents […]

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    Multicultural Holiday Festival

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    By   1 week ago

    Music and Arts from around the World, Food, Games,  dancing, singing and hands on demonstrations. Bring the kids and meet Santa!  Vendor, entertainment and volunteer info call Angel at 760-855-8115.  Multicultural Holiday Festival – Saturday December 10th at Escondido Grape Day Park 10 am to 6 pm. S2U Latino  Website: USA Multicultural Entertainment Group & #S2ULATINO […]

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      Military Honors Woman For Her Dedication

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      By   3 days ago

      The U.S. Military is honoring a California woman who sent more than 7,200 care packages to troops and soldiers overseas. Wednesday, Maxine Russell was presented with an American Flag that flew in Afghanistan, along with a proclamation, during a ceremony at the First Marine Division Headquarters at Camp Pendleton.  Russell has been making personalized packages with snacks, […]

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      Using Recycling Bags

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      By   6 days ago

      Californians should pat themselves on the back for passing Proposition 67, ratifying the 2014 state law banning retailers from handing out single-use plastic bags at the checkout. This is the first state to take such a bold stand against plastic waste and, with luck, it won’t be the last. Good riddance to 15 billion pieces of bad […]

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      Shop Small Business On Saturday, November 26th

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      By   2 weeks ago

      Shop Small Business Saturday – Shop Small and Shop Local Saturday, November 26th The Chamber of  Commerce encourages consumers to support small businesses on Saturday, November 26 and show their support by shopping small, shopping local Buy local to multiple your tax dollars within your community and support the local economy. “Shop Small” to support small […]

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      Report Recommends Greater Input for Foster Parents

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      SACRAMENTO, Calif – California’s foster-care system looks after 60,000 children a year, and a new study points out ways to make improvements, by giving foster parents more of a voice. Researchers at The Annie E. Casey Foundation suggest that state agencies make their treatment plans with the observations of the foster parents, treating them as […]

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      Preventing Drug Addiction And Abuse

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      By   2 weeks ago

      We can all agree about the importance of keeping kids away from illegal drugs.  During October, I again participated in Red Ribbon Week, a campaign that seeks to mobilize communities and to educate millions of children nationwide about the dangers posed by illicit drug use.  Since the Red Ribbon campaign began in the late 1980s, […]

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      CA Education Advocates Celebrate Passage of Props 55, 58 (Spanish & English)

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      By   3 weeks ago

      SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Supporters of public education say they’re thrilled that voters passed both Propositions 55 and 58 by overwhelming margins. Prop 55 extended a tax on the wealthy for 12 years in order to send about $8 billion to public education annually, while lowering sales taxes. Joshua Pechthalt, president of the California Federation of […]

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      National Adoption Month: Love is Love, Study Says

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      By   4 weeks ago

      SACRAMENTO, CA. – A new study finds that adopted children of same-sex couples experience no differences from peers being raised by households with a male and a female. Rachel Farr, a developmental psychologist and psychology professor at the University of Kentucky, studied nearly 100 families made up of a mix of two men, two women […]

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      The Healthy 75th Assembly District

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      By   1 month ago

      The 75th Assembly District which I represent includes the wonderful communities of Fallbrook, Temecula, San Marcos, Escondido, Bonsall, Rainbow, Hidden Meadows, Valley Center, Palomar Mountain, Pauma, eight Tribal sovereign nations and parts of unincorporated Vista and Murrieta.  Representing almost 500,000 people is a big responsibility, with important issues that affect our lives on a daily […]

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        Winter Wonderland At Welk Resorts

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        By   3 hours ago

          WELK RESORTS SAN DIEGO INVITES YOU TO OUR ONE-DAY WINTER WONDERLAND CELEBRATION! Come early for a festive early happy hour from 12-2pm, with $4 mimosas, Bloody Marys and Bailey’s & coffee.* Plus enjoy food trucks, holiday vendors, hot chocolate and other tasty treats!** Holiday Fun for Everyone Sled down our eight-foot slope on REAL […]

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        The Transitioner – Thomas Calabrese

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        By   5 hours ago

        A different perspective Thomas Calabrese….Tyler Hutchins was twenty four years old and had joined the Marine Corps when he was eighteen, right out of high school and was coming up on his six years anniversary and discharge date. He had four deployments during his enlistment and each one was rougher than the previous. Tyler was […]

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        Ring of Truth – Thomas Calabrese

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          The circle was complete… Thomas Calabrese … Lt. Colonel Louis Braddock, United States Marine Corps was stationed at Camp Pendleton from 2003 to 2008, the last three as Battalion Commanding Officer with the Ninth Marines and lived in the San Luis Rey housing area of the base with his wife Ellen, son, Michael and daughter […]

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        Thanksgiving Holiday Traditions – Old and New

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        TR Robertson …Another Thanksgiving will soon be upon us complete with all of the festivities and traditions that have been associated with this holiday. In researching Thanksgiving traditions, you have to start with what many believe to be the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Rock in 1621. History says that 90 Native Americans and 53 Pilgrims, […]

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        Pumpkin Pie and Predators

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        A lot of things to be thankful for  Thomas Calabrese … A twelve man team fast roped out of the helicopter into the dark of night that was hovering in silent mode and was on the roof of the three story building in less than five seconds. The diversion of a car exploding down the road […]

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        Veteran Healthcare Pilot Program Helps Patients and Providers

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        By   2 weeks ago

        In support of the Department of Veterans Affairs plan to improve access to care, VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) is piloting a program called vPACT (video patient-aligned care team), which uses wireless technology to connect patients with their providers through video visits. Using portable computer tablets, software, stethoscope, and blood pressure attachments, Veterans can […]

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        Vista Fit Body Bootcamp Recipe

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Red Bean and Lentil Casserole Is there anything better this time of year than a homemade casserole, hot from the oven? The comforting aroma and the heart-warming enjoyment of that first, delicious bite stay with you for days to come. This fiber-filled casserole is simple to make, contains many vital nutrients and delivers a wonderful […]

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          Help Vista American Little League Ready Fields

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          JC Wynne aka Santa Claus is celebrating his birthday by cleaning up Vista American Little League’s baseball fields and is calling on the community for help. Come join the 100 Man Crew and get our fields back in shape for the kids. “I cannot believe the fields have been this way for 12 years. I […]

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          Tri-City Football Falls To Horizon In CIF Title Game

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          Shawn Hobson ….Chula Vista – The 2016 Tri-City Christian football team completed its best season in school history. The Eagles advanced all the way to the CIF San Diego Section Division V championship game played at Southwestern College on Saturday night. Tri-City Christian started off strong scoring first against Horizon Christian Academy, but the team […]

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          How Does Football Fit Into The Mix On Thanksgiving?

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          Since there were plenty of wild turkeys in 1621, it makes sense to assume that the birds were featured in the original feast. But if the two accounts of the first Thanksgiving are to be believed the birds were not on the menu. Instead, the Native Americans and Pilgrims feasted on goose, lobster, cod and […]

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          Cougars Welcome San Diego Christian to The Sports Center Tuesday

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          Men’s Basketball SAN MARCOS, CA. – The Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team hosts San Diego Christian on Tuesday before traveling to Humboldt State on Saturday to open conference play. The Schedule Game 5 Tuesday, November 22 – 7 p.m. San Diego Christian (2-2) at Cal State San Marcos (3-1) San Marcos. -Tickets Game […]

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          Vista High Water Polo Is The Best In 2016

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            Shawn Hobson ….La Jolla – It was a dramatic comeback come-from-behind victory for the Vista High boys water polo team in the section’s most formidable division. The Panthers prevailed 12-11 in overtime over Cathedral Catholic in the CIF San Diego Open Division championship game played at the Coggan Aquatic Center on Saturday night. Vista […]

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          TCC Eagles Soar To New Heights, Reach CIF Title Game

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          Shawn Hobson …. Vista – The Tri-City Christian football team accomplished a feat it’s never done before. The Eagles advanced to the CIF San Diego Section Division V championship game with a 41-14 victory over Calexico on Friday night. Not only did the Eagles make the title game for the first time in school history, it […]

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          Eagles, Panthers Still Alive In CIF Postseason

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          Shawn Hobson….All three prep football teams in the city of Vista earned playoff berths in the CIF San Diego Section 2016 postseason. Vista High, Rancho Buena Vista High and Tri-City Christian School advanced in their respective CIF divisions. It was a good year for these teams, and all three teams played last weekend. They deserve […]

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          Vista Boys Water Polo Advances To CIF Open Division Title Game

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          By   3 weeks ago

          The Vista High boys water polo team prevailed 8-6 over La Jolla in a CIF San Diego Section Open Division semifinal game played at La Jolla High School’s Coggan Pool on Tuesday night. The Panthers avenged last season’s CIF Division I semifinal playoff loss to the Vikings. Both teams moved up a division for this […]

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            Cygnet Theatre Presents Musical Version of “A Christmas Carol”

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            TR Robertson ….Award winning director Sean Murray, who also adapted and provided lyrics for the Charles Dickens novella, once again brings this timeless classic story to the stage at Old Town’s Cygnet Theatre for the holiday season. Cygnet Resident Artists composer Billy Thompson provided the score for the musical with Patrick Marion as the music […]

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            Harmonal Balance Underway At The Welk Theatre With “Plaid Tidings”

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            TR Robertson …If you like songs from the 50’s and 60’s, if you like harmony, if you like laughing and if you like getting into the holiday spirit, you will love “Plaid Tidings”, currently on stage at the Welk Theatre in Escondido. Welk Resort Theatre Producer Joshua Carr has brought the holiday version of “Forever […]

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            “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” in Final Week at Spreckels Theatre

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            By   5 days ago

            TR Robertson …..The Winter Holiday season becomes a busy one for patrons of musical theatre as numerous popular traditional musicals are staged throughout the county. One of the most popular, “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas”, will be coming to a end after a five year run at the historic Spreckels Theatre on Broadway in downtown San […]

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            Heading Back to Sedona for New Adventures

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              TR Robertson…My wife, Carolyn, and I have been lucky enough to have visited, stayed and explored the red rock country of Sedona, Arizona, 5 or 6 times throughout the years. A recent trip back to Sedona gave us a chance to take part in some new adventures, eat at some new restaurants and return […]

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            Critically-Acclaimed The 1940s Radio Hour Return TO NVA

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            CARLSBAD, CA. November  2016 – New Village Arts is pleased to announce the third production of its sixteenth season, THE 1940s RADIO HOUR, returning for the second year after a sold-out run last holiday season. THE 1940s RADIO HOUR, written by Walton Jones, follows the musical misadventures of WOV, New York’s little-radio-station-that-could, as the cast and crew […]

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            Creative Teams Announced For San Diego Musical Theatre’s Two Holiday Productions

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            Final Year of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and the World Premiere of Miracle On 34th Street – A Live Musical Radio Play.  San Diego, CA (October 27, 2016) – San Diego Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast and creative teams for its two holiday productions this season. For the final year SDMT brings Irving Berlin’s White Christmas to the historic […]

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            “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” Begins 19th Season at The Old Globe

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            By   3 weeks ago

            TR Robertson  …. There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit early than to take in the musical, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, now at The Old Globe Conrad Prebys Theatre on the Donald and Darlene Stage, whether you be young or young at heart.  There are many holiday plays and musicals […]

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            “The Fantasticks” Reminds Us of the Joy and Tribulations of Young Love

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            By   3 weeks ago

            TR Robertson ….No one ever said falling in love would be easy and the musical, “The Fantasticks”, now on stage at the Legler Benbough Theatre on the Alliant International University campus presented by Scripps Ranch Theatre, reminds us of how fragile these relationships can be. “The Fantasticks” has music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom […]

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