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Business Spotlight – David A Klein LUTCF – Professional Insurance Services

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Featured, Local  /  No Comments

David A Klein LUTCF – Professional Insurance Services  –  I would define Life Insurance as follows: THE IMMEDIATE CREATION OF LIQUID CASH WHEN NEEDED THE MOST. The idea of Life Insurance has been with us for many years, yet few understand the types and its many uses. We commonly think of making sure our families […]

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Skateboarding + Jogging = Skogging

By   /  May 19, 2016  /  Featured, Sports  /  No Comments

Steven Meketa…..Skateboarding has been around since the late 1940’s or early 1950’s and many different styles have branched out since then. Skogging is one particular style of skateboarding, invented in the 70’s by world champion slalom skateboarding pro, Mr. Chris Yandall. Yandall combined two forms of exercise, skateboarding and jogging, and combined them into a […]

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Combat Crooner by Thomas Calabrese

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Featured, The Back Page  /  No Comments

Steve Garrison grew up on a farm in Hannibal Missouri. His childhood was uneventful and he was average on every level, never excelling at anything. In fact as the years passed, neither his parents nor his teachers ever expected much of Steve. He was firmly entrenched in the middle the pack, some children were better […]

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Nickie Got Nabbed – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  May 6, 2016  /  Featured, The Back Page  /  No Comments

Nickie Got Nabbed – Thomas Calabrese Nicola “Nickie” DeAngelo was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the youngest child of Riccio and Virginia De Angelo. Riccio or Richard as he was addressed in professional circles was a shrewd international businessman who was also influential in local, state and federal politics. There was talk that Richard DeAngelo […]

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DD 214 Discharge Document – Garry Garretson

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Featured, The Back Page  /  No Comments

DD214 Discharge Document Is it only a piece of paper in a drawer or box, waiting to verify military service? The 34 boxes on one-page are about the military veterans: when, where and what commitments they made. It is a real story of bravery, of sacrifice, and of giving, waiting to be told. It’s a […]

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THE HAT – Garry Garretson

By   /  April 23, 2016  /  Featured, Local  /  No Comments

THE HAT It hides a bald or thinning head of hair. It is Protection from the sun. It provides safety as a hard hat. It can make a Social or political statement. Hats have been around since 48 BC. They are tall, round, flat, square or conical. They are shaped like a boat, bell, stovepipe, […]

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The Woman’s Club of Vista Celebration Today

By   /  April 17, 2016  /  Featured, Local  /  No Comments

Today at the Shadowridge Golf Club The Woman’s Club of Vista celebrated their 100 years of service to Vista. Check back Tuesday at TheVistaPress.com for the complete story of today’s event.    

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A Long Glide in a Skyraider by Ron Pickett, CAPT USN Ret.

By   /  October 6, 2015  /  Featured  /  No Comments

“Hey Doug, my oil pressure just went to zero.”  “Yeah, you just dumped 30 gallons of oil onto the Sierras.” Those two transmissions marked the start of an exciting half hour. In the lower right section of a Skyraider’s instrument panel there are several gauges for monitoring engine performance, including the fuel pressure, cylinder head […]

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Short Story JFK, the FBI, & Me_

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Featured, The Back Page  /  No Comments

JFK, the FBI, & Me_ By Garry Garretson  For my first job out of high school, I applied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  I was hired & started working in September 1963. The FBI was the only government agency that did not require passing a civil service exam, but they did an extensive background check.  […]

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There Are No Shortcuts at Metahuman Fitness

By   /  November 13, 2014  /  Featured  /  No Comments

“There are no shortcuts” It will not be easy! If it were, we would all be fit. The truth is, we as Americans are one of the most obese nations in the entire world! We live in a society that promises us quick fixes and fast solutions to long term problems.  We are quick to […]

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