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TGIF Concerts in the Parks Kicks Off 6/22

By   /  June 24, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

The City of Carlsbad’s TGIF Concerts in the Parks kicks off June 22 at Stagecoach Community Park, located at 3420 Camino de los Coches. The outdoor concert series runs every Friday through Aug. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m., at community parks throughout the city. Venues open to the public at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Read more

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North County MLB Highlights for 6-23-18

By   /  June 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comet Tony Wolters went 0 for 3 for the Colorado Rockies as they fell to the Miami Marlins by a 6-2 score. Former Fallbrook Warrior Mike Leake started on the mound today for the Seattle Mariners improves his record to 8-4 on the season and pitched […]

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Thunder Down Under – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  The Back Page  /  2 Comments

 The Silent and Deadly WASHINGTON — President Trump announced on Tuesday, May18, 2018, that he was withdrawing the United States from the Iran nuclear deal. Some European diplomats believed that America’s reneging on its commitment to the pact could cast the West into new confrontations with Tehran. The West ended three decades of sanctions and […]

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Two California Communities Rank in Top Ten For Livability – English & Spanish

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  State and National  /  No Comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two California communities scored very high on the new 2018 AARP Livability Index. San Francisco lost points for high housing costs, but still scored number one in the nation as a “livable” large city, for its cultural events, walkable neighborhoods, and transportation that is accessible for all. And Berkeley is ranked number 10 […]

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Taste of Vista Huge Success in Downtown Historic Vista

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — Vista, CA…..The Downtown Historic Vista streets and the area around Cinepolis in the Vista Village were filled with hundreds of satisfied customers on Wednesday as the annual Taste of Vista, presented by the Vista Village Business Association, celebrated their 10th anniversary with numerous restaurants, breweries and wineries offered a sampling of food […]

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Relay For Life Saturday and Sunday

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA–This year the event will be held at  Vista Magnet School Middle School, 151 Civic Center Dr, Vista June 23 &24 at 10:00 am Saturday, opening ceremony,  to 10:00 am Sunday. Schedule: Opening Ceremony… Time to get started. We kick off the event by honoring everyone who’s been affected by cancer and everyone who has […]

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North County MLB Highlights for 6-21-18

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

David Willauer –Sports Contributor …Former Fallbrook product Brandon Sandoval went 1 for 3 with a run score for the Mobile Bay Bears as they were defeated by the Tennessee Smokies by a 4-2 score. Former San Diego Torero Kris Bryant went 1 for 4 with 1 run score but the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Chicago […]

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DAY HIKES IN AND AROUND OCEANSIDE

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Join us in welcoming Afoot & Afield: San Diego County co-author and North County local, Scott Turner on Saturday, July 7 at 2:00 p.m., in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room, located on the second floor of the library at 330 North Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside.  Scott will help you to plan your next local outdoor adventure, and […]

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South Vista Communities – NEW UPDATES

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Local  /  2 Comments

You are cordially invited to attend South Vista Communities’ 12th Annual Meeting Thursday, June 28 — 6:00 p.m. — Shadowridge Golf Club Election of officers, board members-at-large — Presentation of this year’s Above and Beyond awards Speaker: Kevin Ham, City of Vista Economic Development Director What’s the buzz in Vista? Do you know what new businesses are […]

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Amateur Radio Field Day Saturday

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Amateur Radio Field Day is approaching this Saturday, June 23, 2018. This is a chance to learn more about amateur (HAM) radio and how it helps in the community. Located across from the Fire Station at  28234 Lilac Road in Valley Center is the field where they will  operate from. The event, open to all, starts at 11:00 AM. […]

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City of Carlsbad’s Aloha Plunge On Saturday, June 23

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

  The City of Carlsbad’s Aloha Plunge will take place this year on Saturday, June 23, at Alga Norte Aquatic Center. Enjoy fun, island themed pool games and activities. As the sun goes down, finish the night off with the movie, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Chipwrecked (rated G) on the giant outdoor movie screen. Event begins at 5 p.m. and […]

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Senator Bates’ Legislation Would Bring ‘Granny Flats’ Out of the Shadows 

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  State and National  /  No Comments

  Mayor of Encinitas Testifies in Support of SB 1226 – Catherine S. Blakespear is the mayor of Encinitas. SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Bill 1226, authored by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), passed out of the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee on a unanimous vote. SB 1226 would make changes to laws governing residential properties and direct the […]

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Summer Camp Program Provides Free Lunch To Vista Youth

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – The City of Vista is providing free, nutritional lunches to children, 18 and under, at Jim Porter Recreation Center in Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, during its summer day camp program. The lunches are served Noon – 11:45 pm, weekdays now through August 14, 2018. Because school meals are not available during summer […]

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4th of July​ at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens​

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Please join us for our annual 4th of July Party at the Garden. Great Food and Beverages, and a spectacular, up-close view of the Fireworks at Brengle Terrace Park in Vista. Party starts at 6:00 PM, Dinner around 7:00 PM. Tickets include pass for each car full of attendees to park inside the Garden. All […]

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Dog Waste On Woodland Drive And Hannalei Drive

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Alex Hughes –Vista, CA  June 2018 …I have been creating several stories highlighting this area and its issues with blight. I have found water pollution, marijuana paraphernalia and infrastructure issues to be one of many the highlights! Now, an even scarier menace is here to smell up the streets, and that is dog waste! It […]

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San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

June 23 – 24, 2018 at Brengle Terrace Park, Vista,  Enter­tain­ment includes   2 stages of International, Regional Music with piping, drumming, highland dance, sheep dog comps. educational and demos. Both Days 9 am‑5 pm and  ­admission:$5 – $15

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The Music and Stories of Leonard Cohen, One Night Only!

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Perla Batalla in THE HOUSE OF COHEN Monday, June 25 at 7:30 pm, Lyceum Stage …Perla Batalla in The House of Cohen reveals the timelessness of Leonard Cohen’s music. Batalla’s signature cross-cultural style conveys her sincere respect and deep love for the music, poetry and most of all her dear friend, Leonard Cohen. World-class vocalist Perla Batalla is a […]

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Unknown Eater- Francisco’s Deli

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Vista, CA — June 2018 ….On a sunny Sunday afternoon, I decided to try out a new place on North Santa Fe. I had already hit up Frank’s Mexican Grill, Santa Ana’s and Aguacates on the same street, but I had a few more places on my list. It was a small, hole-in-the-wall off of […]

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Jewish Family Service Centennial Countdown Campaign Grows to $50 Million

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Rady Family Foundation Increases Match After Early Campaign Success SAN DIEGO, CA — June 2018… In response to the early success of Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s Centennial Countdown Campaign, the Rady Family Foundation has generously increased its match by $6.5 million, to a total of $23.5 million in matching funds – raising the campaign […]

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1776 In Concert

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

A Special One-Night-Only Event! Benefiting the Moonlight Cultural Foundation–July 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm This one-night-only concert version of Peter Stone and Sherman Edwards’ iconic musical chronicles the birth of our nation and will feature some of the region’s top musical theatre talent with orchestra on stage. 1776 puts a human face on the pages of history as we see […]

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