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Rancho Buena Vista High School Band’s 16th Annual POPS Gala Concert

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

   Rancho Buena Vista High School Band’s 16th annual POPS gala concert is coming up on Friday, May 26thand Saturday, May 27th.  The concert will be held at Rancho Buena Vista High School in their gymnasium.  The theme of this year’s concert is Gotham City – Superheroes and Villains.                 Friday, May 26th starting at […]

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Oceanside Ambassador Program Seeking Volunteers

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Oceanside, CA – By popular demand MainStreet Oceanside, Visit Oceanside and the City of Oceanside is bringing back our volunteer- driven Downtown Ambassador Program Summer 2017. The volunteer ambassadors will staff the information booth to interface with our downtown visitors and encourage them to explore the downtown district. The program operates Tuesday through Saturday from 11 […]

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26 San Diego County Students Heading To College Share In $63,500 In Don Diego Scholarships

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Del Mar, CA …  The 26 exceptional 107 Don Diego Scholarship Foundation recipients come from north, south, east and west around San Diego County and they are headed to educational institutions across the country. Some will attend agriculture-centric universities such as Cal Poly SLO, UC Davis and Oklahoma State. Others will matriculate at prestigious schools […]

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“Having Our Say – The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years” A Look at Change in America

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

TR Robertson …What started out as a story in the New York Times in 1991 would grow into a best-selling book in 1993 and a play in 1995, all due to the significant accomplishments of two driven, independent, successful “colored” sisters, who happened to live to over 100 years old each. Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany […]

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List of Memorial Day Events

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

    May 29, 2017  – American Legion Post 365 10-11:30 AM – Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista – Celebration at the American Legion Post, 1234 S Santa Fe Ave., Vista – 12:30 to 4 PM, Food, Music May 26 – 27, 2017  – Valley Center Stampede Rodeo and Memorial Festival Depends on day and […]

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Did You Know?

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Carrie Prejean, Miss California 2009, lived in Vista and attended Vista High School. Darrell Issa, Republican U.S. Representative for California’s 49th congressional district and Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, lives in Vista. Red Killefer, professional baseball player.[36] Katherine “Scottie” MacGregor, actress, most notably in television series Little House on the Prairie, […]

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Tri-City Hospital Auxiliary Awards $102,000 in Scholarships

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

  OCEANSIDE, Calif. (May 23, 2017)—For the 45th consecutive year, Tri-City Hospital Auxiliary awarded scholarships to North County students in support of their pursuit of higher education. At an event on May 4, the Auxiliary awarded 122 scholarships totaling $102,000, setting Auxiliary single-year records for most scholarships and highest total amount given out. Since 1973, […]

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VISTA IRRIGATION DISTRICT ANNOUNCES WATERSMART LANDSCAPE CONTEST WINNER

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Customers recognized for their water-wise landscape. Vista, CA—The Vista Irrigation District (VID) board of directors recognized one of its customers for their entry in the district’s WaterSmart Landscape Contest. The contest recognizes outstanding water-wise residential landscapes based on the criteria of overall attractiveness, appropriate plant selection, design, appropriate maintenance, and efficient methods of irrigation. Len […]

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“If You Think Health Care Is Expensive Now Just Wait Until It’s Free”… Assembly Member Waldron

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Government run healthcare, known as “single payer” proposed for CA under SB 562 will cost $400 BILLION A YEAR! More than twice the entire state budget! This means every Californian would pay around $10,500/year to the state for “free” healthcare. Since not everyone works, the cost per working person will actually be more! It applies […]

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Belching Beaver Pub 980 – 4th Annual Classic Car Show

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Saturday, June 3rd – Noon – 7 pm – Belching Beaver Pub980 – 980 Park Center Dr. Vista, CA 92081 Drive on down to Belching Beaver and help us celebrate our 4th Annual Classic Car Show. The event takes off at 12:00pm on Saturday, June 3rd and slows down at 7:00pm. Bring your friends and cruise on by […]

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Vallecitos’ Water Safe From Lead

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

The news out of Flint, Michigan, about extremely high levels of lead in the drinking water, may raise concerns about whether a similar problem could occur here. Vallecitos Water District customers can be confident that such a scenario is unlikely. Vallecitos’ water meets, or in most cases, exceeds all state and federal drinking water standards. […]

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Classic Chariots To Hold Grand Re-Opening Celebration

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Classic Chariots Grand Re-Opening Celebration will  take place on Tuesday, June 6th  from 5-8 pm. Join in the re-opening and  come celebrate the Vista Chamber of Commerce  94th Birthday!  There will be a no-host cash bar, hors d’oeuvres and cake! Come and check out our newly remodeled building and have some cake. About Classic […]

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Agriculture is Vital

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

This week at the San Diego County Farm Bureau’s annual installation/awards celebration in Fallbrook, I was proud to recognize Gary Crouch with an Assembly Resolution honoring him as “Farmer of the Year”.  As the owner of Mountain Meadow Mushrooms, Gary has been active in the Farm Bureau for decades and was one of the first […]

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Roosevelt Middle School Education Initiative Forum

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

 Community Forum Sponsored by the Leonard Bernstein Office and the Vista Unified School District to discuss the Artful Learning® Transformative Learning Model on May 31, 2017 at Roosevelt Middle School OCEANSIDE, CA. (May  2017)- Advancement Consultant and Master Trainer Patrick Bolek will address a community forum about the Artful Learning® Model. This informative presentation will explain how […]

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Vista Structure Fire

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista Fire Department personnel responded to a structure fire at 680 Melrose Place on 5/25/2017 at 3:51 pm.  The first fire engine arrived on scene 3:57 and found smoke and fire coming from a single story home.  Firefighters from Vista and Oceanside controlled the fire by 4:08 pm.  A female was transported to a local […]

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Vista Adult School – 2017 Graduation Ceremony

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

 Vista Adult School will be having its Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 26, at 6PM. What makes this year very special is that we are including graduates/completers from ALL of our Career Technical Education programs, as well as our High School, GED, and HiSet (previously we had only certain Career Tech Ed programs and high […]

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San Diego Women’s Foundation 17th Annual Grants Celebration

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) will hold its 17th Annual Grants Celebration on June 1, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the USD Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, located at 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110. The celebration is open to the community and tickets are priced at […]

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Writers Read Features Fallbrookian Joan Maloof

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

Writers Read Features Fallbrookian Joan Maloof, Author of “Nature’s Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests” FALLBROOK, Calif., 22 May, 2017—Writers Read at Fallbrook Library, a free monthly author series and open mic, is please to present Joan Maloof and her newest book about trees, “Nature’s Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests” (Timber Press, […]

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Operation HOPE-Vista Receives Check From The Cable Foundation

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Operation HOPE-Vista was the recipient of a $30,000 from the Cable Foundation or the United Methodist Church of Vista. The UMCV and Operation HOPE have had a long partnership that goes back to the founding of the shelter in 2003. “Now that the shelter is a year round program, funding from the community is more […]

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High School Sport News

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Sports  /  No Comments

David A. Willauer-Cotnributing Writer– Lacrosse: The LaJolla Vikings made their 2nd appearance in their school history after a 2016 Division II win over Del Norte by a 11-6 score, moved up to Division I and defeated the Falcons of Scripps Ranch by a very close and exciting 8-7 score.   The second half started as […]

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