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Vista American Legion Post 365 hosts ‘Four Chaplains Memorial Tribute’

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greater love had no men Vista American Legion Post 365 hosts ‘Four Chaplains Memorial Tribute’ Friday, February 3,  7 pm B.J. Coleman …One was a Roman Catholic priest. One was a Methodist pastor. Another was a Jewish rabbi. The fourth was a Reformed Dutch minister. They all held the military rank of first lieutenant in the U.S. […]

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Area High Schools Rising Stars of the January 2017

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Rising Star of the Month Program for January TR Robertson …The monthly presentation of students for the Vista Chamber of Commerce’s Rising Star of the Month Program from the 6 different high schools in Vista was recently held at Brightwood College. One student from each of the high schools is selected each month to be […]

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CCAA Preseason Poll Places CSUSM Sixth in the South Division

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Sports  /  No Comments

  SAN RAMON, CA. – The Cal State San Marcos baseball team was picked to finish sixth in the South Division in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) this season. The annual preseason poll was released by the conference office on Friday and is voted on by the league’s coaches. The 2017 squad will be […]

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Ben Cabrera 2016 Youth of The Year Vista Boys & Girls Club

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA…  A capacity crowd enthusiastically cheered on 23 Boys & Girls Club of Vista.  Ben Cabrera, a senior at Mission Vista High, was named the 2016 Youth of the Year.  Cabrera, 18, is actively involved in volunteering with the Club’s academic enrichment programs and also helps out with service projects to local soup kitchens […]

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Helpful Hints and Life Hacks

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

    TheVistaPress.com is adding a new feature writer, Dani Witkowski.  On the last Friday of each month she will provide you with tips on how to organize your life and give you more free time.  She is the founder and Owner of Life Inspired-Lifestyle Services.  Welcome Dani! We’re at the end of the first month of the year and […]

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Rain Storm Pictures January 2017

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

We have all been affected by the winter storm.  Here are a few pictures of the creeks and new lakes created by the storm.  If you have pictures that you would like to share with our community, send them to TheVistaPress@gmail.com.  Send them as attachments and we may post them.

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City Council to Discuss Mixed Use Development Tonight

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Tuesday’s Vista City Council meeting will be held at the Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Dr., at 5:30 pm in the Council chambers.  The agenda will have only one discussion item.  This will be a true Civics lesson on how government works.  It will be a full house so come early for a good seat.  The full agenda to […]

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Tree down on Riviera Drive Vista

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

At 12:42 pm on January 20, 2017 Vista Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a tree down in the 1900 block of Riviera Drive.  Firefighters arrived on scene and found a tree down across the road.  In addition to damaging a home the tree also took down cable and electrical wires as well as […]

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Molly Ringwald At Moonlights Club M Saturday

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Tickets are still available for the matinee performance  On Broadway, audiences embraced her as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, as well as in Enchanted April and Modern Orthodox. Off-Broadway, she received rave notices for her work in Jonathan Larson’s tick, tick… BOOM! and Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive. Recently, she toured the country as […]

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Homicide Investigation South Melrose Drive- UPDATE

By   /  January 17, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  The San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy related to this investigation. The victim has been identified as Vista resident Miguel Alejandro Ruiz. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. The remainder of the autopsy has been sealed. Lieutenant Kenneth Nelson will be available for media inquiries at Sheriff’s Headquarters […]

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2016 Vista in Pictures Part 3

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

The Vista Press has been privileged to attend hundreds of events around Vista throughout 2016.  There have been thousands of pictures taken and we have chosen 200 photos.  Through the month of January 2017 we will share them with you. Enjoy Part 3   See Part 2  See Part 1

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Planning Commission Agenda Condo’s and Apartments

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084. PURPOSE OF EARLY DESIGN REVIEW Early Design Review provides an opportunity for the Planning Commission to review the initial application and provide comments to […]

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Cal State San Marcos Wins In Overtime 5th Straight

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Sports  /  No Comments

CSUSM Outlasts Humboldt State in Overtime, 95-90, For Fifth Straight Win 1/14/2017 | Men’s Basketball SAN MARCOS, Calif. – The Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team trailed Humboldt State 81-74 with two and a half minutes left in regulation. The Cougars then went on a 9-2 run to force an extra five minutes and […]

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Grant to Continue Downtown Paseo Santa Fe Streetscape

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

The City of Vista has received a $2.8 million grant from the State Water Resources Control Board. The City’s grant application was selected as one of the 27 projects recommended by the State Board. The grant funds will be used to supplement the stormwater and green street improvements within Phases II & III of the […]

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“Vista Visions,” A Youth Art Exhibition

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Vista, CA – The Public Arts Commission presents “Vista Visions,” a youth art exhibition, on view now through Feb. 17, 2017 at the Civic Gallery, 200 Civic Center Drive. The exhibition features 36 mixed media pieces by Vista students. The exhibition’s theme, “kindness,” depicts through art the meaning of the theme to each artist . […]

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Mixed Use Zones, No Parking, Fire Engines, on City Council Agenda Tonight

By   /  January 9, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Tonight’s  City Council meeting begins a new year and many decisions about our City’s future will be made. NO PARKING ZONE ON N. MELROSE DRIVE Establishing a no parking zone on N. Melrose Drive between W. Vista Way and the Sprinter railroad tracks and adding a travel lane in each direction. FULL REPORT MIXED USE ZONE […]

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Disconnected Youth and Water Supply Discussed at Government Affairs Meeting

By   /  January 9, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

      TR Robertson …. The monthly Government Affairs Committee meeting, sponsored by the Vista Chamber of Commerce the first Thursday of every month, began meeting with a series of informative presentations from a variety of organizations. First up was Andy Hall, from the San Diego Workforce Partnership, a non-profit group that works with the […]

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2016 Vista in Pictures Part 2

By   /  January 9, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

The Vista Press has been privileged to attend hundreds of events around Vista throughout 2016.  There have been thousands of pictures taken and we have chosen 200 photos.  Through the month of January 2017 we will share them with you. Enjoy Part 2   Click here to see Part 1

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Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team Wins

By   /  January 7, 2017  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Strong Second Half Gives Cougars 77-66 Victory over Cal State Monterey Bay 1/7/2017 | Men’s Basketball | Box Score SEASIDE, Calif. – The Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team used a strong second half, scoring 51 points, to defeat Cal State Monterey Bay by a final score of 77-66 in a California Collegiate Athletic […]

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Vista Fire Department responded to 936 Lupine Hills Drive Fire

By   /  January 7, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

At 5:11 pm on January 7, 2017 the Vista Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 936 Lupine Hills Drive. The building is an 8 unit apartment complex. When the first fire engine arrived 6 minutes after receiving the call, there were flames and smoke coming from one upstairs window. The fire was contained […]

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