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Crime Stoppers: Wanted Fugitive

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

San Diego County Crime Stoppers is working with the San Diego Fugitive Task Force to find and arrest Kristian Brito. Brito is wanted for an outstanding felony “no bail” warrant for battery domestic violence. Brito has a previous conviction for felony battery domestic violence. Brito is known to frequent the Vista and Oceanside areas. Kristian […]

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Anticipation in Vista

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Pat Murphy…Vistans are wondering when they will open. The wait is excruciating for many. Signage promises that it won’t be much longer but just how much longer will it take? Meanwhile many stomachs are grumbling in anticipation. I’m referring, of course, to a bevy of new eateries that are coming to Vista. Wildwood Restaurant, When […]

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California Coastal Cleanup at the Vista Conservancy

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Carl Hughes …This past weekend, Californians all over the state gathered together to pick up trash and litter at selected coastal and inland sites in an effort to prevent it from washing into the ocean polluting the waters and killing the sea life. I happened to be covering the Vista Conservancy site where our […]

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Artist Calls from City of Vista 9/21

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  The Public Arts Commission is pleased to announce the following Artist Calls:   Student Call “Vista Views 2018” Calendar and Civic Gallery Exhibition   Click Here for the Call to Artists Submission deadline is September 30, 2017 *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Call to Artists for “Kites Over Vista” 2018 […]

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Rancho Buena Vista High School, VUSD Continue Hurricane Harvey Relief

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

New effort as part of a year-long campaign VISTA, CA; September  2017 – Rancho Buena Vista High School is continuing its efforts to provide long-term relief assistance to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The school’s ASB and PTSA is collecting packaged diapers and feminine hygiene products at the school on Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22, as well […]

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Time to Register for the Vista Christmas Parade

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  2017 Vista Christmas Parade Join us for the Vista Christmas Parade on Saturday December 2, 2017.We will be celebrating a Storybook Family Christmas!  Reserve Your Entry TODAY!   PRIZES IN 3 CATEGORIES: Best Use of Theme, Best Christmas Spirit, & Best Overall Entry!     GREAT PRICE, GREAT CROWD Parade Entry prices start at only […]

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Vista Boys & Girls Club Fun-A-Thon Saturday, September 30

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

We need Kids ages 7-70 to have fun for a GREAT Cause! Register today! 2017 Fun-A-Thon September 30, 2017 Time: 1:00-4:00 pm Registration: 12:30 pm Join the FUN and support our local youth. Participants will complete nine different fitness “events” designed to teach Club members how to live healthy lifestyles. This is fitness from a “kid friendly” approach, […]

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Vista Celebrates Skate Park Opening

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Cindy Tyler …. “It’s an exciting day for the City of Vista,” Mayor Judy Ritter exclaimed as she addressed the crowd gathered to celebrate the official opening of Vista’s two new skate parks.  Jack Flaherty, President of the Vista Skatepark Coalition, recalled just how long Vista has waited for this day: “Nine years, one month, and […]

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Students Invited to Submit Photos for “Vista Views 2018” Calendar

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista students, have you taken a great photo of Vista? Would you like to see your photo used in the “Vista Views 2018” Calendar? You may submit your photo to photos@thevistapress.com for the “Vista Views 2018″ calendar photography project, and the “Vista Views” exhibition to be held at the Vista Civic Center Gallery from October […]

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Epi Centre Hair Salon & Gift Boutique Host Open House At Boutique For Holidays

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Epi & Virginia Tapia have been salon owners for over 40 years in Vista.  The Epi Centre  is tucked away in the industrial area of downtown Vista. The stunning gated entrance leads you into an enchanting patio. Inside is a 2-chair salon with retail space and a charming gift boutique. Redken and Aveda hair care […]

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New Principal Set To Inspire Students At Madison Middle School

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Ray Huard …As a student growing up in El Cajon, Steven Bailey got so-so grades. “I was a kid that wasn’t engaged in school,” Bailey said. “I wasn’t inspired or felt I had the potential to do any better.” As the new principal at Madison Middle School in the Vista Unified School District, Bailey wants […]

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PRINCIPAL RAFAEL OLAVIDE TRANSFORMING GRAPEVINE ELEMENTARY

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Ray Huard …. In the six years that he’s been principal at Grapevine Elementary School, Rafael Olavide has transformed the school, according to teachers he works with. “When we got him as principal, the school was OK, but it wasn’t that great,” said Monica Davila, a fifth grade teacher who’s been teaching for 28 years, seven […]

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Local Author To Visit Rancho Buena Vista High School

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Local author  coming to Rancho Buena Vista High School Library.  Author book chat with Julia Walton about her debut novel Words on Bathroom Walls on Wednesday, October 4th at 6 pm in the RBVHS Library. Books will be available for purchase and signing! http://thevistapress.com/words-bathroom-walls-novel-published-rbv-alum-julie-walton/

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Community Home Buyer Fair

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Community Home Buyer Fair  on Saturday, September 23rd, Vista Civic Center 9:30 to 11:45 with special guest Mayor Judy Ritter. Learn how to make home ownership a reality. Sponsored by North San Diego County Association of Realtors. Participants are : Virtual Counselor Network Tax Preparer Credit.org Consulate of Mexico San Diego Black Nurses Association Kaiser […]

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RBV Movie Night – Volunteers Needed

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

RBVLL Families and Friends, Join us on the Minors Field September 22nd for our 1st Family Movie Night! Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Nachos, Hot Pretzels, candy, hot chocolate, and Fountain Drinks available at the snack bar. Bring Blankets and Beach Chairs. Movie Time: 7:00 pm please arrive at 6:30 pm to claim your spot!  DONATIONS ARE SUGGESTED TO SUPPORT THE LEAGUE  *We also […]

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American Legion Weekly Menu

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

1234 North  Santa Fe Ave, Vista

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Vista Fire & Other North County Firefighters Participate in Swift Water Rescue Training

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

This past week firefighters from Vista, Del Mar,  Oceanside, Encinitas, Carlsbad and Rancho Santa Fe were participating in Swift Water Rescue training sessions at the Wave Waterpark in downtown Vista. The training  in September runs through the end of the month. Captain Peter Keks from Encinitas Fire Department said “training like this helps us refresh our skills […]

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Vehicle Fire on 78

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

All lanes of Highway 78 were blocked at approximately 9 pm Friday evening due to a vehicle fire. East bound between Mar Vista & Civic Center.

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Vista Library Hosts Author Stan Katz

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Stan Katz (long-time owner of I LOVE BOOKS here in Vista) has written a historical novel based on the life of Colonel Sidney Mashbir, an American intelligence agent involved in both World Wars. During this event, Katz will share insights to his discovery and research that assisted him in writing the historical novel The Emperor […]

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New Clubs and New Legacies

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Amanda Esquibel, RBV Intern…..A huge congratulations to the Rancho Buena Vista High School Varsity Football team for not only making history but also ending a five year winning streak last weekend! If one couldn’t attend, they truly missed out. On September 8th, 2017, anyone would have thought the Rivalry Game of Vista vs Rancho would […]

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