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NuZee Coffee Undertakes Facility Expansion in Vista

By   15 hours ago

Earlier today, NuZee, Inc. (OTCQB: NUZE) announced that it has undertaken the expansion of its existing production facility in Vista, California. It’s to accommodate the growth of its Drip Cup line of functional gourmet coffee sold under the Coffee Blenders® brand name.  As part of the expansion, NuZee will add two new Drip Cup co-packing machines and upgrade process […]

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McClellan Senior Center – Golden Visions 2018, Call to Artists

By   18 hours ago

Vista, CA…The City of  Vista’s Civic Gallery welcomes entries for its all-media exhibition “Golden Visions 2018.”  Artists aged 55 and above are invited to submit up to two entries.  Selected works will be exhibited Jan. 9 through Feb. 16.  Entry deadline is Dec. 22, 2017, at 5:30 pm.  Entry processing fees are $10 for one entry or […]

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 Local Assistance Center (LAC) to Help Fire Survivors with Recovery At Vista Library

By   2 days ago

After a wildfire devastates a populated area, it’s time to start the rebuilding process. One of the first groups to visit those areas is a County damage assessment team. They are tasked with documenting any damage to structures so homeowners can start rebuilding. In addition, the County established a Local Assistance Center (LAC) Monday to help survivors […]

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Shop Vista & Win! 

By   2 days ago

  Bring your holiday shopping receipts in to the Vista Chamber of Commerce and receive free raffle tickets for weekly drawings.  Full details, click here. WEEK 3 $50 Prohibition Gift Card &  $50 Spa Gift CardDrawn December 15 WEEK 4 Amazon EchoDrawn December 21 FULL DETAILS! Sponsored by:

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Vista Historical Society Christmas Party

By   3 days ago

Pat Murphy… I’ve covered this event for several years and each year it is one of the most fun events in Vista. However, this year was a little different. Oh yes, just like past years, it was free, we enjoyed great food, entertainment, raffle prizes, and a real live Santa Clause. There was one small […]

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Holiday Spirit Created by Vista Community Clinic Fund Raiser

By   3 days ago

Pat Murphy…The Holiday season is upon us. It’s the time of the year when Vista enjoys gorgeous sunsets, the Christmas Parade, the downtown tree lighting, a Christmas Tea and many other Holiday themed events. However, the Vista Community Clinic holds one of the best events every year. The Holiday Homes Tour has been a tradition […]

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Silver Bells Were Ringing for the Moonlight Angels

By   3 days ago

Pat Murphy…The annual Silver Bells Luncheon for the Moonlight Angels was held on Thursday, Dec. 7th at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. Becky Kwock, the Committee Chair of the Moonlight Angels for the past 2 years, opened the ceremonies and welcomed everyone. Kwock then gave a very big “thank you” for the continued […]

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Classic Chariots Winter Festival

By   3 days ago

Rhea Mursalin ….Instead of displaying rows of cars, vendors displayed their business products in the parking lot of Classic Chariots, the popular used car dealership located at 1611 W. Vista Way, as the dealership held their ninth (9th) annual Winter Festival last Saturday. The festival welcomed any and every one, and there was absolutely no […]

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    Star Streams Lithomosics® At U.S. Museum First At California Center For The Arts

    By   2 hours ago

     Escondido, CA. – December  2017 — The California Center for the Arts, Escondido (CCAE) Museum is honored to announce the installation of a LithoMosaic® titled Star Streams, created by three renowned artists: lead artist and LithoMosaic inventor Robin Brailsford, her partner Wick Alexander, and collaborating artist Doris Bittar. Star Streams is a permanent exterior LithoMosaic […]

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    No Dice Release

    By   2 hours ago

    In April the Valley Center Crime Suppression Team (CST), San Marcos Street Narcotics and Gang Detail (SNGD), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) spearheaded Operation No Dice. The operation concluded in September. The following Sheriff’s units participated in the operation.  Valley Center Crime Suppression Team  Valley Center Patrol and Area Investigations Unit  […]

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    San Marcos Pre-DUI Checkpoint

    By   17 hours ago

    The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is well aware of the community’s concern for persons Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is taking a major countermeasure by implementing a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint. The primary intent of this checkpoint is to educate the public of the dangers associated […]

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    Oceanside Public Library Presents Book Publishing 1-2-3

    By   18 hours ago

    A SEMINAR FOR ASPIRING WRITERS  Please join the Oceanside Public Library on January 13, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. for Book Publishing 1-2-3, a presentation with book editor Laurie Gibson, in the 2nd floor Foundation Room of the Oceanside Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Highway. Laurie Gibson is a San Diego-based editor who has served […]

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    Lilac Fire Containment Expected By December 21st

    By   2 days ago

    North County residents continued returning to their homes Monday as firefighters have reached 90 percent containment on a wildfire that scorched 4,100 acres between Fallbrook and Oceanside. Despite the progress, officials don’t expect to have the so-called Lilac Fire fully contained until Dec. 21, which would mark exactly two weeks since it erupted for unknown reasons just […]

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    The Sun Comes Out With….Annie!

    By   3 days ago

     Suze Diaz…  One of the most beloved musical of all times opened this weekend at The Star Theatre in Oceanside! “Annie” is based on the Harold Gray comic strip “Little Orphan Annie”, a young girl who lives in a girl’s orphanage in New York City who dreams of finding her parents. With music by Charles Strouse, […]

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    CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY WHEN QUATTROSOUND HITS THE STAGE

    By   3 days ago

     DEC. 21ST AT THE CALIFORNIA CENTER FOR THE ARTS Escondido, CA. – December  2017 — What do you get when you mix four incredibly accomplished musicians, holiday classics, and the California Center for the Arts? A musical gift so big there’s no way it’ll fit under the tree! Quattrosound is a powerful acoustic quartet that not only fuses sound […]

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    San Marcos Chamber News

    By   3 days ago

    Thursday, Dec. 14 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM  Register Tuesday, Dec. 12 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM  Register Thursday, Dec. 14 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM  Register Community News Chamber Member New Palace Realty owner Angie Henry recognized eNews SignUp  

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      Joel Anderson  Senator – Holiday Legislative Open House

      By   3 days ago

      Dear Friends, Our hearts are with our friends and neighbors in North County and we’re grateful for the hard work of our brave firefighters, fighting to protect life and property threatened by the Lilac Fire. We will continue to share whatever information we get from CAL FIRE and other authorities to help keep our communities […]

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      Senator Bates: Lilac Fire Recovery Resources

      By   3 days ago

      SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) shared the following update for affected constituents of the Lilac Fire in North San Diego County: According to CAL FIRE, the #LilacFire is now 80 percent contained as of this morning and is holding steady at 4,100 acres. Click here to read CAL FIRE’s update. The Governor quickly declared a […]

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      Lilac Fire Aftermath

      By   6 days ago

      Assemblymember Waldron…On December 7, Governor Brown declared a state of emergency for San Diego County. His proclamation directs the Office of Emergency Services (OES) and all agencies of state government, including the National Guard, to provide state assistance such as personnel, equipment and facilities that may be required to combat the Lilac Fire. This action […]

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      Shelter Information, Safety Tips, and Other Resources

      By   7 days ago

      Dear Friends, In an effort to help you during this current fire emergency, I wanted to provide you with the latest updates and resources that our office has received. My constituents’ safety is my biggest concern right now. The San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting that four evacuation centers have been opened for those impacted by […]

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      Senate GOP Leader Bates Earns Top Scores from Statewide Public Safety Associations

      By   1 week ago

      SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) earned top marks from two statewide law enforcement associations for her leadership to help keep all Californians safe. She earned a “100 percent” rating from the California Police Chiefs Association and a “94 percent” rating from the California District Attorneys Association.   “Keeping our communities safe is a core […]

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      Tax Credit Workshop for Local Businesses

      By   1 week ago

      Friends, Do you own a business or know anyone that does? I wanted to share with you this information about the California Competes Tax Credit workshop that is happening in San Diego this Friday. Before submitting your application between January 2 and January 22, 2018, attending this workshop can help you learn about available resources, how this program can […]

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      REAL ID is Coming

      By   1 week ago

       Assemblymember Marie Waldron…Get ready to visit the Department of Motor Vehicles. Under the federal REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, the DMV must meet requirements set by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by adding new enhancements to California driver’s licenses and identification cards. The DMV will begin offering REAL IDs on January 22, 2018 in order to meet […]

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      Senator Patricia Bates to Host Holiday Open House

      By   2 weeks ago

      In Laguna Hills on December 6 SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) will host an open house at the Laguna Hills Civic Center on Wednesday, December 6. Senator Bates and her district staff will be joined by neighbors, community leaders and local elected officials for casual conversation. The open house is intended to help constituents […]

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        If It Wasn’t For The Dogs – Thomas Calabrese

        By   5 days ago

        Where would they be now? Thomas Calabrese …Kit Connolly grew up on a small ranch in Lassen County that was located sixty five miles south of Susanville in Northern California. From the time that she was old enough to walk, she began helping her father, mother and two older brothers with chores around the sixty […]

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        Night Fire – Thomas Calabrese

        By   2 weeks ago

        Happy Days Are Here Again Thomas Calabrese…  Fifty Army Rangers from the Third Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment landed by helicopter in the Mohmand Valley located in the Nangahar Province of Afghanistan. ISIS-K headquarters was two thousand meters away and the Rangers expected a very tough fight and their expectations were exceeded. They began taking small arms […]

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        Imagination House – Thomas Calabrese

        By   3 weeks ago

        Dream A Little Dream For Me Thomas Calabrese… It was five am and time to go. Jim Halloran packed his 2006 Toyota Tacoma truck with some his personal belongings last night so that he would have very little to do now except eat breakfast, say goodbye to his parents and get on the road before  rush […]

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        How You Can Get a Federally-Compliant California ID in 2018

        By   3 weeks ago

        Californians looking to fly around the country could soon be left grounded if they don’t get a new license or ID card. By Oct. 1, 2020, California needs to start issuing federally compliant licenses and identification cards under the REAL ID Act. Under the act, all states must meet Department of Homeland Security standards for […]

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        El Pavo – Thomas Calabrese

        By   4 weeks ago

        A.K.A. The Turkey Thomas Calabrese….. The Navy Seal Team boarded the Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk stealth helicopter on the deck of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Ronald Reagan at 0400 hours in the Mediterranean Sea. They were forty six miles off shore from Tripoli, Libya. Their mission was to retake the Safwa Hotel currently being held by a […]

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        OPINION – University Senate at San Diego State University

        By   4 weeks ago

        Last week the University Senate at San Diego State University voted 52-15 in favor of a “resolution to eliminate the mascot and form a task force to investigate the Aztec identity.” As a 2003 graduate and Aztec for life, I could not disagree more with this decision — especially since the SDSU student council voted 14-12 in […]

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        Grocery Grabs #3: Salsa Market

        By   4 weeks ago

        Alex Hughes …. November  2017 –  Salsa is a word when I think about a great citrusy dip with jalapenos, onions, cilantro etc. Don’t forget the chips! However, there is a market by this name alongside North Santa Fe in Vista. The name was definitely a change to the basic ones that I had seen previously. […]

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        Coop’s Pulled Pork Tamale Wins at the Escondido Tamale Festival!

        By   1 month ago

         Alex Hughes…  November 13, 2017 – Many vendors gathered this past Saturday to offer their best tamales to the thousands of visitors at Grape Day Park in the hopes of winning this year’s Tamale Festival. There were many options to choose from such as beef, chicken, pork as well as vegan and vegetarian options. However, not […]

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          High School Boys & Girls Basketball 

          By   2 days ago

           David A Willauer-Contributing Writer– Guajome Park Improves to 6-0 in an Ocean League Boys Basketball Game, the Frogs of Guajome Park improve their record at 6-0 on the season behind the 27 point performance of Ty Ballard, 25 points by Michael Simmons and 13 by Cristian Garrett as they defeated the Patriots of Temecula Prep […]

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          Orange Glen defeats Mission Vista in Boys Basketball 

          By   2 days ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-The Patriots of Orange Glen behind the 24 point performance Andres Tovar, 14 by Angel Nieves and 11 point and 9 rebounds by Damien Miller defeated the Timberwolves of Mission Vista by a 77-50 score. The Timberwolves at 0-4 were led by Taylor Forsyth with 24 points and Adam Wortel contributed with […]

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          High School Wrestling Standings

          By   4 days ago

           David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer…The Fallbrook Warriors finished in a tie for 29th place at the 2 day Carter Wrestling Classic which was held at Carter High School near San Bernardino, CA  Lance McNatt was the only place winner of the tournament at 152 pounds where he finished in 3rd place. The Cougars of Escondido finished in […]

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          RBVLL 2017 Holiday 2-Day Baseball Camp

          By   5 days ago

          On December 28th and 29th Rancho Buena Vista Little League will hold the 2017 Holiday 2-Day Baseball Camp. Limited to first 20 paid players per session.    $25 for one day OR $40 for 2 days. Signup with Coach Bernie Piceno:  Berniep13@cox.net   619-990-3065 – Single A & AA  – 9 am -12 pm – AAA & Majors  – 12 pm – […]

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          RBVLL Walk-in Registration CANCELLED

          By   7 days ago

          CANCELLED …The walk-in registration for Saturday, December 9, has been cancelled due to the fire activity and system issues. The next walk-in registration will take place next Saturday, December 16, 10 am to 1 pm. There is another walk-in registration this Saturday, December 9th, 10 am-1pm, in the RBVLL board room. Registration fees must be paid in full ($10 […]

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          Orange Glen Loses – Guajome Park Win in Boys Basketball

          By   1 week ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Coast News Classic Basketball-In high school basketball, the Patriots of Orange Glen High School at 2-2 behind the 20 point performance by Andres Tovar and 12 by Damien Miller as they were defeated by the Falcons of Torrey Pines High School. The Patriots will play for 3rd place on Thursday, December 7, […]

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          Players Honored At The Lady Vista Panthers Field Hockey Banquet

          By   1 week ago

          The Lady Vista Panthers had their banquet yesterday and the following players were honors for their achievements For Varsity: Most Valuable Player-Isabella Ianni (#9) Most Improved-Madisen Groscup (#00) Coach’s Recognition Award-Lindsey Courduff  (#13) Offensive Player of the Year– Kylie Brooks (#4) (2 awards for:) Defensive Player of the Year-Alana Byrd (#24) & Sabrina Ruiz (#10) 1st ALL-LEAGUE […]

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          Guajome Park Academy wins 3rd Annual Del Lago Academy Tournament

          By   2 weeks ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-The Frogs of Guajome Park improve their record to 4-0 on the season as they defeated the Jaguars of Valley Center by a 71-56 score.  Ty Ballard led the Frogs with 27 points, Tournament MVP Cristian Garrett contributed with 19 and teammate Michael Simmons had 16. For the Jags of Valley Center […]

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            Ten Tenors – Wish You Were Here

            By   2 days ago

                TEN TENORS PRESENT A CELEBRATION OF MUSICAL LEGENDS      TEN TENORS – WISH YOU WERE HERE –March  2018, 7:30 More Information and Tickets A celebration of legends featuring the music of David Bowie, Prince, Amy Winehouse, John Lennon,  Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury, Whitney Houston and more. Fresh off the success of their 20th Anniversary World Tour, The TEN Tenors return […]

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            New Village Arts -Teatro Pueblo Nuevo Production

            By   3 days ago

            New Village Arte Presents Its First Teatro Pueblo Nuevo Production With Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale CARLSBAD, CA. November  2017- New Village Arts proudly announces the first production of its TEATRO PUEBLO NUEVO community outreach initiative, CINDERELLA EATS RICE AND BEANS: A SALSA FAIRY TALE, book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías and music […]

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            STAR Rep’s Oliver At Avo Playhouse

            By   3 days ago

            STAR Repertory Theatre brings composer Lionel Bart’s musical gem Oliver! to life at the AVO Playhouse in Vista one weekend only, from December 14-17, 2017. Performance dates and times are Thursday and Friday at 7 pm; Saturday at 2 pm & 7 pm; and Sunday at 12 pm & 5 pm. STAR Repertory Theatre’s mission […]

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            There is No Christmas Tradition like Taking in “A Christmas Carol” at the Cygnet Theatre

            By   7 days ago

            TR Robertson …Every person and family that celebrates Christmas have traditions around the holiday that are unique to them. Those traditions range from foods to decorations to special events they always want to take part in at this time of year. For many, seeing some version of “A Christmas Carol” is one of those special events many always […]

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            “Black Pearl Sings!” Reverberates with Tales and Music of Struggles and Social Injustice

            By   7 days ago

            TR Robertson The newest play at the Lyceum Theatre presented by San Diego Repertory Theatre is more play than musical, but there is plenty of music featured in the story. Written by Frank Higgins and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, the play concerns the imprisonment of a black woman, Alberta “Pearl” Johnson, and her […]

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            Oceanside Theatre Company Presents MIRACLE ON 34th Street

            By   1 week ago

            Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) to present MIRACLE ON 34th STREET, the second show in their 2017/2018 Season. The production is directed by Heather Reba with musical direction by Noelle Marie Kerr . OTC performs at the Brooks Theatre in Oceanside. Based on the 1948 Lux Radio broadcast, MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, the Holiday classic comes […]

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            Star Repertory Theatre Presents “Oliver” At The Avo Playhouse

            By   2 weeks ago

            STAR REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS THE CLASSIC MUSICAL “OLIVER!” AT THE AVO PLAYHOUSE IN VISTA DECEMBER 14-17 Cast of 35 brings composer Lionel Bart’s musical gem to life one weekend only! SAN DIEGO, CA – November 2017 | STAR Repertory Theatre brings composer Lionel Bart’s musical gem Oliver! to life at the AVO Playhouse in Vista one […]

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            “Miracle on 34th Street – A Live Musical Radio Play”

            By   2 weeks ago

            A Perfect Way to Get in the Christmas Spirit TR Robertson …“We all need someone to believe in us”, is such a simple but true statement and it is said, in “Miracle on 34th Street”, by a person thousands of people, young and old, around the world believe in, at least at some point in […]

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