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Initiatives From Fall Prevention Task Force

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

 Nadine Kaina— Since I have belonged to many senior groups and was a program manager for one that was begun by the County Aging and Independence Services, I would like to tell all ages about a special group called, Fall Prevention Task Force. Their mission: Reduce falls and their devastating consequences in San Diego County. This […]

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Time To Join The 21st Century

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  State and National  /  No Comments

 Assemblymember Marie Waldron–  Many California state agencies are burdened with archaic procedures that often get in the way of efficient public service. That’s why I have introduced Assembly Bill 2087 (AB 2087), which will require all state agencies to establish modernization goals with specified objectives no later than January 1, 2020. The bill seeks to establish flexible, […]

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Moonlight Sweeps Theatre Awards, ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ at the AVO

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Moonlight Stage Productions Takes Home Five Craig Noel Awards from San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Most Awards Given to One Theatre Caps Amazing 2017 Season The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle awarded the most Craig Noel Awards for theatre excellence to Moonlight Stage Productions at its annual ceremony on February 12. Moonlight received five […]

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Retail Runs- A Look at Empty Storefronts (Part 2)

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Local  /  1 Comment

 Alex Hughes — February  2018… I left off on the corner of Bobier and East Vista Way. Here, we pass by Del Taco and a variety of shops such as Domino’s, Bank of America and NorthGate Markets. What really catches the attention of drivers is the abandoned Security Chevorolet which was in operation for years until […]

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Teaching Empathy and Kindness at California Avenue

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Special education classrooms can be limiting in the sense that they don’t always allow students with special needs to interact with their general education peers. One school, however, is changing that. In a recent WAVEpod episode, Rachel Schmidt, Principal of California Avenue Elementary School in Vista Unified School District, spoke about why her school and her […]

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Wave Waterpark Now Hiring

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

‌ Join our Team! Do you know someone looking for a fun summer job? Join The Wave team.  The Wave and City of Vista will begin accepting applications on February 20. We have an amazing team of co-workers, and you’ll have the opportunity to meet tons of new people, receive flexible work hours (around school and sports activities), obtain […]

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Oceanside Public Library News

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Oceanside Public Library Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday The Oceanside Public Library invites families and children of all ages to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the Mission Branch Library Community Room, 3861-B Mission Avenue.  As part of National Education Association’s Read Across America initiative, the library will offer a […]

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Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone Officially Approved

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

SAN DIEGO, February 2018 – City of San Diego City Council officially approved the establishment of an Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone within the City of San Diego today. Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone is a California bill passed in 2013 which aims to increase land access for urban agriculture through the use of vacant, privately-owned land. Landowners with […]

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Vista Homicide Investigation

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Just before 1:00 p.m. today, deputies from the Vista Sheriff’s Station responded to a 9-1-1 call, regarding a possible shooting at 855 Warmlands Avenue, in Vista. The 9-1-1 caller told dispatchers that he lived at that address and someone had been shot there. When deputies arrived, they found an adult female and an adult male […]

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Unknown Incident Causes Major Police Presence in Vista

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Daniel Thomas–Pomelo Drive was closed at Hacienda Drive in Vista due to a major police presence Sunday evening, and it is unknown at this time what sparked the response. A user of the application “Nextdoor” stated to TheVistaPress.com that she heard a police officer ask her downstairs neighbor if she was okay because there was […]

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Concerned Citizens Take A Bite Into Fierce Debate Over Leash Policy

By   /  February 18, 2018  /  Local  /  2 Comments

Daniel Thomas— Concerned Vistans flocked to a meeting Saturday regarding Buena Vista Park’s leash policy for the canines roaming the maze of trails at the large recreational area. The meeting was held at 1 PM at the border of the parking lot and the trailhead at the center of a heated debate. Many in attendance […]

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2018 Miss Pride of Vista Scholarship Pageant Schedules Orientations

By   /  February 18, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

The Pride of Vista Lions Club has announced the scheduled dates for the 2018 Miss Pride of Vista Scholarship Pageant orientations. The pageant will be held at Madison Middle school on April 21st. Contestants must attend a Vista school or live within the Vista school district. 4 Age divisions (age on pageant day) Little Miss […]

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Road Rage on Hwy 78

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Two North County residents face potential criminal charges over a road-rage confrontation that left one of the men’s vehicles overturned in rush-hour traffic on state Route 78, the California Highway Patrol reported Friday. The roadway dispute erupted for unknown reasons shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday on the eastbound side of the freeway near College Boulevard in Oceanside. […]

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Fire Damages Commercial Structure in Vista

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

Daniel Thomas–The venting of a commercial structure that houses a coffee roasting facility ignited Wednesday, causing a full response from local fire agencies. The incident was reported at approximately 3:24 PM Friday at 1311 Specialty Drive in Vista, near Business Park Drive. Fire Chief Ned Vander Pol tells TheVistaPress.com that the fire was out upon […]

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“A Unique And Unforgettable Journey” Through the History of Black Music

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

 Suze Diaz…February is Black History Month, a time to reflect upon the important contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout American history. First created in 1926 as “Negro History Week” by noted historian, scholar, educator and publisher Carter G. Woodson, the concept of expanding the commemoration to a month was finally realized in 1976. Chosen […]

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Moonlight Stage Productions Sweeps San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Awards

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

VISTA, CA – Moonlight Stage Productions took home the most number of awards at Monday night’s San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Craig Noel Awards. Moonlight received five awards total, including the coveted award for Best Resident Musical for its 2017 production of “In the Heights.” The production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical also brought awards to […]

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15th Annual Spring Into Hope Dinner & Auction

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

SAVE THE DATE! Operation HOPE-Vista announces it’s 15th Annual Spring Into HOPE Dinner and Auction benefiting the shelter. Tjhe Enchanted Garden themed evening will include dinner and live music, opportunity baskets, auctions, and an evening of great company. Join us on SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018 at the McClellan Center in Vista from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.   […]

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An Evening with Lyle Pearce Lovett and Robert Earl Keen

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen brought the heart of Texas to North County on Feb. 13th. The evening consisted of two longtime school friends who were exchanging humorous stories and singing some of their well-known songs. Lovett and Keen sat on the stage surrounded by multiple instruments in front of a […]

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Graced By Grit to Move Forward to A Bright Future

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Suze Diaz… Have you noticed that one of North County’s most familiar location has gone through a huge makeover? Formerly known as Plaza Camino Real Carlsbad, then Westfield Carlsbad, the Mall is again the new “kid in town” with distinctive design characteristics sure to surprise and delight area residents. Fall 2016 started the beginning of the […]

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Vista Boys & Girls Club YOUTH OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Local  /  No Comments

  YOUTH OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION   22 Club members were honored at the Boys & Girls Club of Vista’s annual Youth of the Year awards celebration January 25th, 2018.  Julie Martinez, a senior at Rancho Buena Vista High, was named the 2017 Youth of the Year.   Martinez, 17, is actively involved in volunteering with […]

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