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Achieve GAQM Scrum Master Certification

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Why Should You Be Interested to Achieve GAQM Scrum Master Certification through PrepAway Materials? let’s understand what do you mean by GAQM. The full form of GAQM is Global Association for Quality Management. GAQM offers a wide range of professional certifications to the candidates globally and is an independent certification body which is the UK […]

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American Knockout – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  April 20, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  18 Comments

The Patriotic Pummeler Thomas Calabrese– Dan grew up on military bases as the eldest child of Marine Corps Major David and Diane Tillson with two younger twin sisters, Elle and Hannah. His mother was an accomplished  triathlete and former college swimmer and the family’s primary sources of recreation revolved around their physical activities. When Major Tillson […]

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Grocery Grabs #21- Daniel’s Market

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  Local, The Back Page  /  No Comments

Alex Hughes — Bonsall, CA …Bonsall is a very small community before Fallbrook and can be seen where I am writing this. Apart from the shopping center with McDonald’s, there is another with the AMC Classic Theater. That is where I found myself in front of Daniel’s Market. It was not the usual Mexican market […]

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Marshal Marshall – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  April 13, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  17 Comments

Editor’s Note: TheVistaPress.com would like to thank Thomas Calabrese for his dedication and wonderful stories. As of today he has written 156 stories in three years.  It is one of the most commented articles we publish. Everyone starts their Sunday morning reading his stories of mostly fiction with some real facts.  Thanks again Thomas! Cuffs […]

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Frothy Foam Takes Torrey Pines

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Alex Hughes — It was a winter day and very breezy. It was also Sunday which I try and leave for travel or at least some time for myself. However, on my list of places to go, I wanted to see Torrey Pines and bathtub rock as its known. It is a large rock formation that […]

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Go For Broke – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  April 6, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  15 Comments

Freshly Fallen Thomas Calabrese — Mikio Kuroda was fifteen years of age and second generation Japanese living in Escondido, California with his family when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. The American government became skeptical to the point of paranoia about Japanese sympathizers within our borders so on February 19, 1942 President D. Roosevelt […]

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Volunteers of America Southwest Celebrates 123 Years of Service

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

San Diego, CA–  Volunteers of America Southwest (VOASW), a nonprofit, faith-based organization with a mission to change the lives of vulnerable individuals by providing services and tools to improve their quality of life, is celebrating 123 years of service during the month of April. Each year, Volunteers of America Southwest serves more than 8,000 individuals, children, […]

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The Oceanside Kid -Thomas Calabrese

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  17 Comments

Rich and Unknown Thomas Calabrese — “What would you rather be; famous or rich and unknown?”  John Rossini asked his seven-year old son, Michael responded without hesitation, “Famous, I want everybody to know who I am.” “I want you to think about that question because I’m going to ask you again someday,” John said. Over the […]

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Heaven Loves Dogs – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  18 Comments

Eternal Loyalty Thomas Calabrese  — Nick Lannigan took a roundabout way to becoming a military dog handler and one that he never envisioned when he graduated from Escondido High School in 2010. He joined the Navy with the specific goal of becoming a SEAL. After completing his training, he was assigned to Team 2 under […]

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The Devil’s Wasteland – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  18 Comments

Valley of Tears Thomas Calabrese — Los Lingos, Las Lenguas, Las Linguish, Valle de Las Lagrimas or the Valley of Tears…the many names of this place reflect the numerous languages spoken here and its very namesake.  This canyon was divided into two locations; Las Lenguas (its initial Spanish name) and the Narrows of Tule Canyon.  Riding […]

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Courage And Sacrifice – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  March 9, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  23 Comments

Never Dies Thomas Calabrese — Three 800 mm (31.5 inch) Heavy Gustav Cannon Guns were located inside Palamone Mountain on Leros in the Doecanese island group located in the southeastern Aegean Sea. They were strategically positioned inside a horseshoe canyon that gave the German gunners an unobstructed 180 degree field of fire over the Straits […]

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Mutiny On The Bozo – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  March 2, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  18 Comments

Permission To Come Ashore  Thomas Calabrese — Catherine was the youngest child of Terrence Hill, a senior computer engineer at ViaVector Technologies in Carlsbad, California and grew up in San Marcos with her mother Julia and two older brothers, Louis and Alex. When her father developed a state of the art cyberterrorism software program that would […]

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Sign Me Up – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  February 23, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  23 Comments

Rattlesnake Flats Road Thomas Calabrese — Kyle Masterson only seriously began to think about a career in the Marine Corps once he reached the eight year mark. If you had told him that he would have made it this far when he was a brash eighteen year boy who had just graduated from Vista High School, […]

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Some Things You Just Know — Thomas Calabrese

By   /  February 16, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  13 Comments

Some things you just do Thomas Calabrese — During the Tet Offensive, a small and strategic Special Forces camp was the target of the North Vietnamese’s first use of armor in the Vietnam War. This occurred on February 7, 1968. Sergeant First Class Roy Kelly had been in the Army for seven years and started in […]

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Eighteen Bullets and a Dozen Roses – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  February 9, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  19 Comments

Casablanca Thomas Calabrese — Pietro (Pete) Giuseppe Orsani was born July 5, 1913 in New York to an American mother of French descent and an Italian-born father. He was educated at the University of Milan in Italy and spoke ten languages including Spanish, French, German and Arabic. On February 1, 1932, at the age of 19, […]

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Support Group for Parents of Individuals with Autism & Similar Conditions

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

 (February – April 2019) @ Family Wellness Center (El Cajon site) Parents of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar conditions, join together in a supportive and friendly environment to gain knowledge and build community.  Parents leave each session with skills to understand their child’s diagnosis and its effects on their family, how to build family support, and […]

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Take The Week Off – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  16 Comments

Always Stories Out There Erin Donaldson had worked on Camp Pendleton for thirty-three years; the last seventeen were in base housing as an assignment clerk. She was approached by an acquaintance and asked if she would consider writing a weekly column for an online newsletter about events that affected Marine families on base. Erin was […]

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A New Year Resolution

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

If you’re gearing up to eat healthier this year, consider including whole  grains, seafood, and healthy fats in your diet. U.S. News & World Report rolled out its list of the best diets of 2019, and the Mediterranean diet took the top spot. It also won best diet for healthy eating, easiest diet to follow, best diet  for diabetes, best heart-healthy […]

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The Sons of Bravo – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  January 26, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  19 Comments

Battlefield Betrayal   Thomas Calabrese …  Ibrahim Al Asiri tried to down a commercial airliner over Chicago on Christmas Day 2016. The plane sustained severe damage, but the pilot was able to make a miraculous landing in Lake Michigan without any loss of life. The Saudi-born Asiri was the lead bombmaker for al-Qaeda in the Arabian […]

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Grocery Grabs #23- El Toro Market

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Alex Hughes  — January, 2018 … On my list today was to visit Fallbrook and to learn more about this community through the Fallbrook Historical Society nestled on the hillsides of Rockycrest Lane. I also wanted to fit in a new Mexican market by the name of El Toro Market. Given that darkness is sooner during […]

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