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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Did you know your dog can be trained to recognize rattlesnakes by sight, sound or scent AND to avoid them? This can possibly help YOU avoid an unfortunate surprise encounter as well. Uniquely we offer alternatives such as vibrating collars, spray canned air collars and static e-collars. Our professional herpetologist and staff offer what many […]

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Twisting In The Wind – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  June 17, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  11 Comments

Full Circle of Retribution  Thomas Calabrese… Allison Christiansen’s name was a contradiction in itself for there was absolutely nothing Christian-like about this young girl’s upbringing or behavior. She was completely void of morals or anything resembling a conscience. Her father Jason was a ruthless collector of unpaid gambling debts and her mother Maureen descended from a […]

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GenMark Receives Multiple FDA Clearances

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

GenMark Diagnostics Raises $90MM to fund commercialization efforts. This week, Carlsbad-based GenMark Diagnostics released very exciting news on FDA clearance of our ePlex molecular diagnostics system and the Respiratory Pathogen Panel, followed by news of $90MM in funding from a public offering of common stock and a drawdown of funds from our existing debt facility. […]

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Hank’s Justice He Walks The Blue Line – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  11 Comments

  He Walks The Blue Line Thomas Calabrese … It was late afternoon in Oceanside, California and twenty women were doing a yoga demonstration under a clear blue sky on the beach next to the pier as a large banner flew next to them; Peace and Tranquility through Yoga. They were going through a series of […]

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VITAL AGING CONFERENCE 2017

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Nadine Kaina …. This must be my  20th (at least)  (HHSA) Health and Human Services County of San Diego and (AIS) Aging & Independence Services free conference I have attended. It is never too late to learn new ways to improve your health. Beginning in San Diego at various locations, then branching out to North County, San […]

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Hope Bereavement Center Workshops

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

POETRY THERAPY GROUP  Finding A Poem Within: Writing for healing during times of loss 6 week program that will provide a comfortable space and time to take journeys into yourself by playing with the art of reflective and poetic writing. FACILITATORS: Alan Javurek Ph.D. & Poet/Artist, Doris Keats Mondays, June 5 thru July 17 10:30 am […]

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The Underground Dynasty – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  June 3, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  7 Comments

I Can Dig It Thomas Calabrese ….  Mohawk Indians have an impressive history of being fearless and adept iron workers. Seven generations of this special breed of men have climbed halfway to the heavens on two foot wide steel girders with a steady gait and unwavering balance to create monuments of architecture. Their contributions to […]

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Did You Know II

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Vista is home to two city-owned theaters: the recently updated Moonlight Amphitheatre and the Avo Playhouse. The Moonlight is an open-air theater that specializes in musical productions, performing several Broadway caliber, musical productions during the course of the summer. A winter season concert venue called ClubM hosts shows where the performance and audience areas are […]

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Non-profit Organization: Love Your Feral Felines”

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

One woman’s birthday wish to do something for the greater good, has now turned into a mission to save the feral cats in San Diego County. In 2011, Christine Hubbard wanted to do something different for her birthday. She didn’t want a party, didn’t want fancy gifts, she wanted to honor her birthday with doing […]

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Confirmed Last Transmission – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  May 27, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  14 Comments

Roger That Thomas Calabrese… The mortars dropped in on the Marines like fire from hell and the jungle warriors instinctively dived for cover. The screams of anguish of those who had been hit filled the morning air and once the location of the enemy’s mortar position was determined, grunts grabbed their weapons and raced into harm’s […]

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Did You Know?

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Carrie Prejean, Miss California 2009, lived in Vista and attended Vista High School. Darrell Issa, Republican U.S. Representative for California’s 49th congressional district and Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, lives in Vista. Red Killefer, professional baseball player.[36] Katherine “Scottie” MacGregor, actress, most notably in television series Little House on the Prairie, […]

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Thy Kingdom Come – Part Two – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  15 Comments

(Answer My Prayer)   Air Force One was in the air in less than thirty minutes and President Trask was already halfway through the service record of Joe Kingdom, “Ten years in the Navy Seals, two Navy Crosses, three Silver Stars, two Bronze Stars and five Purple Hearts. After he left the Seals he worked […]

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Thy Kingdom Come – Part I

By   /  May 13, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  13 Comments

(Answer My Prayer) Thomas Calabrese …. When Robert Trask campaigned for the Presidency of the United States, one of his promises was that he would the turn the economy around which had been sluggish for years. He would make it easier for companies to make a profit by reducing cumbersome and unneeded regulations that had a […]

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San Diego Foundation Connects, Protects & Increases Kids’ Access to Nature with $442,000 in Grants

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

May 2017 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation announced $442,000 in grants for 11 local programs that will connect, protect and increase access to nature for underserved children and families throughout the San Diego region. According to The San Diego Foundation Parks for Everyone report, many low-income, ethnically diverse communities have limited access to […]

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Smoldering Australians -Thomas Calabrese

By   /  May 6, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  12 Comments

Smoldering Australians     Too Hot To Handle Thomas Calabrese.. It was April 20, 1968 in South Vietnam and the stench of death and jungle decomposition combined with the stifling humid heat to attack my sense of smell like a sapper squad on opium laced steroids. My Marine Corps infantry platoon had seen action in three […]

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Transportation & Greenhouse Gases – Reducing Emissions with Renewable Utilities

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Transportation & Greenhouse Gases –  Reducing Emissions with Renewable Utilities Presentation by Peder Norby Peder is a native San Diegan and 35 year resident of Carlsbad. He served as a San Diego County Planning Commissioner for nine years, recently serving as the Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) that drafted the “Renewable Energy Master […]

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All Choked Up – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  14 Comments

  An Unfortunate Chain of Events Thomas Calabrese … Pepper was a Brindle Pitbull, black and white in color and almost fourteen years of age. This was old for most dogs especially one of her size and breed and she had her share of health issues which included arthritis and lung cancer.  She was the sole […]

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Munday Memories Thomas Calabrese

By   /  April 22, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  10 Comments

Ghost of Khe Sanh   Thomas Calabrese …. Captain Matthew Munday could have been forged in the steel mills of ancient mythology to stand beside the Gods of Aries and Zeus on Mount Olympus. He also could have been finely stitched by a master leathermaker to be rawhide tough and ride the trails of the Wild […]

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Frankly Speaking – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  8 Comments

(Once every ten million, One in ten billion) One in Ten Billion  Thomas Calabrese Billions of stars and thousands of planets from different galaxies were in perfect alignment for this unique celestial event that only occurred once every ten million years and lasted less than a tenth of a second. An energy beam so powerful […]

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Blurred Lines – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  April 15, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  10 Comments

Broken Rules of Engagement Thomas Calabrese … Second Lieutenant Ron Foss graduated at the top of his Officer Candidate class. He could spit shine his boots and shoes until he could see the reflection of his face in them and recite regulations word for word so when he landed in Danang, South Vietnam on May17th, 1969, […]

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