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North County Supports Shelter To Soldier Stages Hair-razing Fundraiser

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Stages hair-razing fundraiser benefit service dogs for military veterans B.J. Coleman… The amateur barbers were out to harm all the hair on a few volunteer heads. And a couple of impressively hirsute beards were lost to the shavers too. The event was a fundraiser staged by North County Supports Shelter To Soldier (NCSSTS) on Saturday, September 2. […]

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Vista Volunteers Needed

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Seeking volunteers for visitor information desk and phone and kitchen help at the McClellan Senior Center in Vista.  Information desk position is any day Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Kitchen help is any day Monday through Friday 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.  Email your contact information to Walter Hartman at whartman@cityofvista.com.

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Time To Register For The Vista Business Showcase

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Less than 40 spots total available! Vista Business Showcase! Tuesday November 7, 2017 4:00pm – 7:00pm Vista Civic CenterLess Than 40 Vendor Spots Available!   Only $125 to Meet Over 500 Attendees! Register Online Vista Chamber of Commerce | 760.726.1122 | info@vistachamber.org

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Vista Community Connections

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Skate Park Ribbon Cutting Sept. 16: An official ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on Sat. Sept. 16, to celebrate the opening of Vista’s two new skate parks. The event begins at 10:30 am at the Streetscape Park, located at 510 N. Santa Fe Avenue (at Connecticut Avenue). At noon, the celebration will move to the Bowl Park, located at 400 N. Santa […]

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RIDE ALONG WITH VOLUNTEER SHERIFF’S PATROL

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Nadine Kaina … After reading an article  about the need for volunteers to belong to a Sheriff’s Senior Patrol, I felt compelled to write an article of support. When I was working and conducting a free telephone-support calling program for senior citizens, I would call the Volunteer Sheriff’s non-profit group, depending upon what city the senior […]

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Art Alive and Beautiful in Downtown Vista

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

    TR Robertson…The sun was out, music in the air, food truck smells beginning cook up and people beginning to wander the streets of Downtown Historic Vista as the 4th annual Alley Art Festival opened. A variety of different vendors were lining Indiana Street and the surrounding alleyways. Vendors such as Swift Hammer Leathercraft, […]

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Booze Bro’s Business Mixer – Sept 13 

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Booze Bro’s Business Mixer – Sept 13   Join us for our September Business Mixer on Wednesday September 13 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Booze Brothers in Vista. Full Metal Burgers will be providing food, courtesy of EDCO Waste & Recycling. Come enjoy great networking, fun food, GREAT BEER and raffle prizes.  Booze Brothers is located at 2545 Progress Streetin the Vista Business Park. General Admission […]

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Operation Hope – Vista : September 2017 Volunteer Newsletter

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Operation HOPE-Vista and Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill are teaming up to provide a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Each ticket is only $10.00 and includes a pancake and sausage breakfast served by shelter volunteers. Tickets are available in advance by calling (760) 536-3880. All proceeds go to benefit the families in the shelter. Volunteer […]

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Vista Sheriff Junior Deputy’s Academy

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Rhea Mursalin , RBV Intern….The Vista Sheriff Junior Deputy’s Academy held their orientation on Thursday, September 7, 2017, and a grand number of parents and children were welcomed. The Junior Deputy Academy is a free after – school program that has been happening for 7-8 years. Only children between the ages of ten (10) and […]

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September Vista Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee Meeting

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson …. A sizable turn-out filled the Chamber of Commerce meeting room on Thursday for the monthly Government Affairs Meeting. This monthly meeting features guest presentations from a variety of agencies followed by individual presentations from a variety of representatives giving updates from California and Vista governmental offices as well as Federal governmental offices. The […]

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Vista Cares Business Walk is Looking for Volunteers

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

We Are Going to Visit & Talk to 250 Businesses in ONE DAY!     WHY? We Want to Know: How Business is Going?  – Challenges Our Businesses are Facing? And What We Can Do to Help? But we NEED More Foot Soldiers! Can You Give 4 Hours to Help Improve the Local Economy?   Event Details: Thursday September […]

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Fall Fun Festival –  Alta Vista Botanical Gardens! 

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

​   ​​We have two great events coming up at the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens! I would like to invite you to join us as a vendor for our Fall Fun Festival 2017 and Novemberfest 2017! The ninth annual Fall Fun Festival will be held at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens on October 14th from 9 am to […]

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“A Night at the Moonlight” To Honor Chris Megison

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Vista Education Foundation is looking for Sponsors for their September benefit honoring Mr. Chris Megison of Solutions for Change. Vista Education Foundation  presents “A Night At The Moonlight” to Honor Mr. Chris Megison _Each year it is our pleasure to honor an outstanding community member who has given back to the community 10-fold . Mr. Megison epitomizes […]

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The Litter Chronicles #1: East Vista Way from Bobier Drive

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  Local  /  2 Comments

Alex Hughes…From the corner of East Vista Way and Bobier Drive, I walked my way to the Vista Library. Along the way, I couldn’t help but notice the amount of litter that I came across. From paper to cigarettes to plastic packaging, it was strewn alongside the roads as well as the dirt lots of […]

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Realtors Group To Host Free Homebuyers Fair at Vista Civic Center

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

The North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR), a 5,500-member trade group for San Diego-area realtors, will host a Homebuyers Fair from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Dr., Vista. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend the educational event, including first-time homebuyers. Information will be available in both […]

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Moonlight Youth Theatre Seeking Sponsorships For Actors

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Moonlight Cultural Foundation dedicated to raising funds for Moonlight Stage Productions  and arts education through Moonlight Youth Theatre. Currently asking to “Sponsor and Actor and Help A Star Shine Bright.”  You can chose your favorite young actor or let us choose for you,  your donation will directly support the production expenses related to their role. […]

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Vista Unified Launches Podcast

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

With Half of all US Households as Regular Podcast Listeners, District Leads With A New Communication Channel     Vista, CA | September 7, 2017 – Vista Unified School District has launched WAVE Pod, a new podcast designed to share deeper conversations about the district’s schools and leaders with listeners. According to a recent Nielsen Research […]

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South Vista Communities’ Annual Meeting

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Annual community award, Board members elected South Vista Communities’ Above and Beyond award was presented by Vice President Kathy Bagwell to the Vista Sheriff Dept’s Senior Volunteer Patrol, represented by Rudger Rusch and Joseph Ruthenberg. Mr. Rusch and Mr. Ruthenberg gave a presentation of the services the Volunteer Patrol officers and an understanding of the money […]

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JEEPER CREEPERS

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

The United Postal Service and Local Lions clubs will collect used eyeglasses on Friday 9th.  Just place used eyeglasses and hearing aids in a sandwich bag and leave near your mailbox.

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Vista Restaurant Celebrates Anniversary

By   /  September 4, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Pat Murphy….In the last ten years there have been big changes in the Historic downtown area of Vista. New businesses have replaced empty storefronts bringing a welcome vibrancy to Main Street. Murals and sculptures have brought color to the thoroughfares that now teem with pedestrians on most evenings. However, some things never change and […]

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