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“Vista Views” A Photographic Exhibit Tuesday, October 24th

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VUSD  students were invited to submit images for the exhibit,  and over 70 photographs were entered by students ranging in age from 12-17.   The  reception is sponsored by the City of Vista, TheVistaPress.com and The Vista Art Foundation. The photographs will be on display until November 2nd. There was no entry fee and TheVistaPress.com  will […]

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Boys & Girls Club Presents Brew Fest

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Please join us November 4th for a fun evening dedicated to supporting our athletic programs for all boys and girls ages 5-18. Did you know that we offer basketball, soccer, flag football, volleyball, cross country & more healthy lifestyles programs at 5 sites? We need your help to continue to offer athletic programs for all […]

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Vista Irrigation District Receives National Award For Financial Reporting

By   16 hours ago

  District recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report. Vista, CA—  The Vista Irrigation District has been presented with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its […]

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Sport About Having A Moving Sale

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Sport About  is having a moving sale starting today- everything must go! Sport About  1310 E Vista Way, Vista, CA · (760) 941-8408 50% OFF ALL CLOTHING AND CLEATS (Excludes all New Balance and Letterman jackets) 50% off all batting gloves and batting helmets 50% off inflatables, soccer items and football items 20% off all bat bags and catcher’s gear […]

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“New Work 2017” A Photographic Juried Show

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Submissions are requested for an open call for NEW WORK 2017, A Photographic Juried Show at the Vista Civic Gallery. The judging will be done by Don Bartletti, retired Los Angeles Times photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner and Kelly Moncure, Vice-Chairman Vista Public Arts Commission and photography educator. The deadline is midnight, October 29th. Subject […]

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Moonlight Youth Theatre – Panera Fundraising

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 Support Moonlight Youth Theatre and have a delicious meal!  Three Panera locations to choose from this Thursday, Oct 19th  from 4:00-8:00pm.  Online Rapid pick-up and Delivery orders also apply!   P. O. Box 2497, Vista, CA  92085 760-500-3620 www.moonlightfoundation.com

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Jean Cole Commitment to Service Award

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  Operation Hope-Vista is pleased to share the call for nominations for our first annual Jean Cole award. Jean herself received our first Commitment to Service award to honor the 40 plus years of service she provided to better life for all of us living in North County. She accepted the award just a few […]

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South Vista Communities – Important Dates For Your Calendar

By   18 hours ago

 Buena Vista Park (Duck Pond) is on the City Council agenda for next Tuesday, Oct. 24th, to rescind the action of August 22nd and return the park to ON-leash.  Then it will go to Parks & Recreation in December or January to review the whole issue. See the agenda at http://vista.granicus.com/GeneratedAgendaViewer.php?view_id=3&event_id=1104 Save the date!  South Vista Communities’ community meeting on November […]

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    Oceanside Public Library News

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    Friends of the Oceanside Public Library Rummage Sale Run, don’t walk, to the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library Rummage Sale on October 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The sale will be located on the back patio at 602 Civic Center Drive.  The prices will be FAIR and FIRM and all proceeds help support Oceanside Public Library programs.  For […]

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    Circulate San Diego Momentum Awards Gala

    By   19 hours ago

    Once a year Circulate San Diego gathers those working to improve mobility, great neighborhoods, connected communities, and sustainable development in the San Diego Region to demonstrate the progress being made. The Momentum Awards Gala is the region’s opportunity to showcase its progress and meet with colleagues to find new ways to support sustainable transportation. This […]

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    New Report Shows Strong Start for Innovative Affordable Homes Bonus Program

    By   21 hours ago

    Circulate San Diego publishes a report detailing the success of a new mixed-income housing program from the City of San Diego. October 18, 2017 – Circulate San Diego released today a report that shows the early success of a new program at the City of San Diego that encourages developers to set-aside affordable units in their […]

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    Practice Earthquake Safety by Joining ShakeOut

    By   2 days ago

    Last month, two strong and deadly earthquakes shook Mexico killing more than 460 people. Those disasters serve as a tragic reminder to everyone of how unpredictable earthquakes can be and the importance of disaster preparedness, and knowing what to do before, during and after a significant earthquake. Having a plan, disaster supplies and practicing your […]

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    Fire Prevention Through Weed Abatement In Oceanside

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      The Oceanside Fire Department would like to remind property owners that proper weed abatement is a property owner’s responsibility.  As your partner in public safety, the Oceanside Fire Department offers the following tips:  Create a defensible space around your home totaling at least 100 feet by removing all dead and dying vegetation within that space. […]

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    Patio Playhouse Community and Youth Theater Presents Princess Diana, The Musical

    By   3 days ago

      Written by Karen Sokolof Javitch and Elaine Jabenis and Partnered with The Seany Foundation Patio Playhouse is proud to present the San Diego premiere of this new musical about the life of Princess Diana, including her courtship and marriage to Prince Charles, her tumultuous relationship with the royal family, her tragic death, and her lasting legacy […]

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    San Marcos Serious Injury Collision

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    On October 17, 2017, at 12:29 p.m., deputies from the Sheriff’s San Marcos Station, Traffic Division responded to a vehicle collision at the intersection of South Rancho Santa Fe Road and Grandon Avenue. Based on the preliminary investigation it was determined a vehicle entered the intersection against a red light, broadsiding a second vehicle. Both […]

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    Escondido’s Obsession with Grapes!

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       Alex Hughes …October – 2017…. Vista has strawberries, Fallbrook has avocados, Escondido has grapes? I was surprised to read about the history of Escondido and its connection with wine and grapes. I never thought about San Diego County being wine country. I knew about Temecula and Napa Valley but Escondido? Because of this, each year, […]

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      Northern CA Firestorm: Report Says Get Used to It

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      SANTA ROSA, CA. — The death toll has risen to 42 in the massive fires that raged through Santa Rosa, Napa and Sonoma over the past week – and a new report says California can expect more of these megafires in the years to come.  Researchers from the National Wildlife Federation noted that in parts of California, fire […]

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      Cities, Counties Praise Gov. Brown’s Veto of SB 649

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      Governor’s Action Protects Local Control, and Prioritizes Local Services Over Telecom Profits.  Sacramento, CA — Local leaders from throughout California praised Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of a measure that would have gutted local control and put the interests of the wireless industry over those of California residents. A broad coalition of cities, counties, environmental, labor and consumer […]

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      Water for Tribal Lands

      By   6 days ago

      Assemblymember Marie Waldron  …Indian Tribes in our arid region need access to reliable water to continue to live on  reservation lands.   This session, I jointly authored  Assembly bill 1361 with Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella) , to streamline water deliveries to Indian reservations throughout California. The bill allows water districts to enter into voluntary […]

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      Assemblywoman Waldron, Announces Signature of Bill to Increase Genomic Testing for Breast Cancer Patients 

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      SACRAMENTO- Governor Brown has signed AB 1386 authored by Assemblywoman Marie Waldron (R-Escondido), which will help save the lives of women newly diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer. “Women with newly diagnosed breast or ovarian cancer who are at high risk for having a BRCA genetic mutation often don’t get genetic testing, or even a chance […]

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      Waves reach Latinos But AC College Graduation Rates Lag – English/Spanish

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      SACRAMENT,  Calif. – The number of Latinos in California universities is booming – but their graduation rates are still far from other groups, according to a recent report. Georgetown University researchers found that 12 percent of Latinos have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared with 43 percent of whites and 24 percent of blacks. Audrey Down, […]

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      Help is Only an App Away!

      By   2 weeks ago

       Assemblymember Marie Waldron ….Getting help or information from government agencies can often be time-consuming and frustrating. Figuring out what agency to call, and suffering through busy signals and multi-layered automated phone directories can make you forget the reason you called in the first place! But now you can get help by simply downloading an App through […]

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      Making a Difference

      By   3 weeks ago

      Assemblymember Marie Waldron…Our wonderful 75th Assembly district is chock full of amazing people who make a difference in the lives of others every day.  Here are just some examples. Angel Society of Fallbrook funded through the Angel Thrift Shop downtown, has provided over $3.6 million in grants since 1978, including $50,000 for library reconstruction. Last […]

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      Urge Governor: Veto Leave Mandate for Small Business

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      The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to ask the Governor to veto a job killer bill mandating that small businesses provide a new protected leave of absence. Last week, the Legislature sent SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. The CalChamber and a coalition of business groups and local chambers of […]

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        NEW FEATURE – Grocery Grabs #1: La Vista Market

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        Alex Hughes ……October  2017,  A couple of weeks ago, I went to do my weekly shopping for my grandma. During this time, I like to go to different ethnic markets located in our local area, and you wouldn’t be surprised at just how many mercados there are here in Vista. Along East Vista Way by Main […]

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        Lunch at a Local Carniceria

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          The Unknown Eater  – October  2017 A college student needs to have lunch like everyone else! By the time, 11:30 came around, I knew I needed a break from CSUSM, so I thought about heading toward a place that I had seen on my recent travels by the name of Patron Meat Market. This […]

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        The Ghost on the Mountain – Thomas Calabrese

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        Captain Morgan Thomas Calabrese….This was the second extreme blizzard to hit Mammoth Mountain in the last three years. What made this one so bad was that it completely fooled the weather forecasters with its intensity and how rapidly it descended on the Inyo National Forest. Many of the skiers were caught on the slopes and […]

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        Battling Back For Bataan – Thomas Calabrese

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        Pride and Honor Thomas Calabrese ….  The five Navy Nurses arrived in Manila, Philippines on December 6, 1941 as replacements. There were currently eighty eight Army and twelve Navy nurses stationed in the country. They checked into the Manila Hotel and awaited contact from their unit representative and received word by messenger later that night that […]

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        The HAC – Thomas Calabrese

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        Five Thousand Destroyed Thomas Calabrese…..Marine Corps Second Lieutenant Joe Snyder was the youngest pilot in the Vietnam War when he arrived in Danang on June 11, 1966, which was one year before the Bell Helicopter company delivered the first shipment of AH-1G Huey Cobra attack helicopters. Joe turned twenty years of age during his second […]

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        Former Coca-Cola Executive Joins NuZee / Coffee Blenders as Operations Consultant

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        VISTA, Calif.,  — NuZee, Inc. (OTCQB: NUZE) (“NuZee” or “the Company”), a good-for-you company focused on building beverage brands that offer functional and nutritional benefits, announced today that it has engaged beverage industry veteran William (“Bill”) Lampe as Operations Consultant.  He brings to NuZee more than 30 years of global experience in the food and beverage industry, including developing […]

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        Ideas to Cope with the Equifax Data Breach

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          No doubt you heard about the equifax data breach recently where personal data of 143 million was seen by hackers. Please see new links at the bottom of this e-mail including a special 401(k) event coming in October. What to Do Next – 401(k) Are you responsible for overseeing your company’s 401(k) plan and […]

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        The Baron of Boom

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        The Phenom Thomas Calabrese ….  The crack of the bat as it made contact, the pop of the baseball as it hit the cowhide glove, the roar of the crowd and then the collective hush of suspense as the batter stepped up to the plate in the ninth inning of a tie game.  Freshly cut grass […]

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          M. Hoops Picked Second in Preseason MW Poll; Kell Named All-MW

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          Aztecs earn two first-place votes LAS VEGAS – San Diego State has been picked to finish second in the preseason Mountain West media poll and Trey Kell was named to the all-conference squad, the league announced Wednesday morning ahead of its annual MW Men’s Basketball Media Summit at the Hard Rock Hotel. The Aztecs garnered 229 […]

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          Lyft and San Diego State Sports Properties Partner for Aztec Football, Basketball Seasons

          By   17 hours ago

          Lyft’s Oct. 21 “Rally Mode” Takes Passengers to SDSU Homecoming Game, Tailgating Experience SAN DIEGO (Oct. 18, 2017) – Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., and San Diego State Sports Properties are partnering for all SDSU football and basketball games during the 2017-18 seasons. To celebrate SDSU’s homecoming game, Lyft will offer a one-time “Rally Mode” experience on Saturday, Oct. […]

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          Aztecs in the NFL: Week Six

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          San Diego State has 11 alums on rosters throughout the league SAN DIEGO – Midway through the NFL season, San Diego State alumni are continuing to contribute to their teams in the league. San Diego State has 11 former players on rosters throughout the league, with three on practice squads and four on injured reserve. A […]

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          Comets play worst first half, run out of time in second half in upset loss

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          Coordinator J.G. Aegerter talks to defense during Saturday’s upset loss. — Photo by Tom Saxe COSTA MESA (10-2017) — Palomar picked a bad time to play its worst football of 2017 as the Comets stumbled through a lethargic first half and found themselves trailing Orange Coast 21-3 at the half in their Southern Conference opener […]

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          Undefeated Mission Hills Wins

          By   6 days ago

           David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-LaCosta Canyon High School-Carlsbad, CA-In a battle of  ranked and 2 undefeated Avocado League football powers things started going for 4th ranked LaCosta Canyon as the offense took an early 13-3 lead on quarterback Jake Neufield’s ,12 completions out of 23 attempts for 168 yards, and threw a 55 yard pass to […]

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          SDSU Joe Moore Award Mid-Season Honor Roll

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          The No. 19 San Diego State football team offensive line was named Monday to the Joe Moore Award Mid-Season Honor Roll for its performance through the first six games of the regular season. The honor goes to units that display a high level of toughness, effort, consistency, technique and “finishing.” The voting subcommittee uses game footage and […]

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          Aztecs Become Bowl Eligible with Saturday Night’s Win at UNLV

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          SDSU is looking to make the program’s 16th bowl appearance  SAN DIEGO – San Diego State became bowl eligible for the eighth consecutive season after beating UNLV, 41-10, Saturday night in Las Vegas. One of 21 teams nationally to play in a bowl game each of the last seven seasons (2010-16) and one of just two schools […]

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          RBVLL News

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          October 9th is our first restaurant fundraiser at Mrs. Taco. Please come between 2pm and 9:30pm and organize a time to meet with your team. Come for the football, cerveza, good friends, a good time, and a good cause. Don’t forget to bring your flyer!!!!!! October 28th is our Bat-tastic Baseball Haunt. Trick or treating is 5:45 – 6:30. The snack […]

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            THE SECRET GARDEN At New Village Arts

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            CARLSBAD, CA. October 2017 – New Village Arts Theatre is proud to announce its winter production of the Tony Award-Winning musical, THE SECRET GARDEN, directed by the award-winning Rosina Reynolds. THE SECRET GARDEN is adapted from the 1911 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with script and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Marsha Norman, […]

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            Female Rockers Take The Stage At The Balboa Theatre

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                FEMALE ROCKERS TAKE THE STAGE AT THE BALBOA THEATRE One from the 60s and one from today–both have been hailed as having “a once- in-a-generation voice.” The music of rock and blues icon Janis Joplin and Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Beth Hart will fill the historic Balboa Theatre and both shows promise to take audiences on a rockin’ […]

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            “The Legend of Georgia McBride”

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            Takes Both a Serious and Humorous Look at the World of Drag TR Robertson.. ..Cygnet’s 99th production left the audience standing, applauding and dancing on the opening night of Matthew Lopez’s comedy, “The Legend of Georgia McBride”. Four members of the five person cast were making their Cygnet debut and what a play they were […]

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            Oceanside Theatre Company’s “Same Time Next Year” Remains a Funny, Romantic Comedy

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            TR Robertson ….The first play of Oceanside Theatre’s 8th Season and first under new artistic director Ted Leib still retains the humor, sensitivity and timelessness even though it covers a relationship spanning 1951 to 1975. When it first appeared on stage at Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City, starring award winning actress Ellen Burstyn […]

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            Fruitlessmoon Theatreworks Presents “AMERICAN CARNAGE: A LOVE STORY”

            By   2 weeks ago

            fruitlessmoon theatreworks is proud to present the world premiere of   AMERICAN CARNAGE: A LOVE STORY written and directed by Aimee Greenberg opening November 10, 2017 at City Heights Performance Annex. Exciting developments at fruitlessmoon theatreworks . . . this dynamic new play has taken wing and metamorphosed from its chrysalis state.  With some new cast members and […]

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            3rd Annual GI Film Festival Kicks-off With Celebration Aboard the Steam Ferry Berkeley

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              TR Robertson… The GI Film Festival returns to San Diego for the 3rd straight year, beginning on October 18th with the West Coast premiere of “The 2 Sides Project”. The 5 day GI Film Festival is one of a few festivals in the United States which features stories by, for and about military service members […]

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              Moonlight Youth Theatre Presents Legally Blonde the Musical

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             Having A Blonde Moment? Elle Woods is Coming To Vista Vista, CA (October, 2017) — The Moonlight Cultural Foundation and the Moonlight Youth Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of Legally Blonde the Musical. This fabulously fun musical includes music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and […]

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            Chamber Music Concert by Sharon Watson and Friends

            By   3 weeks ago

            On Sunday, October 8th at 4 pm held at the San Dieguito United Methodist Church,  170 Calle Magdalena, Encinitas, California . Join us in the Sanctuary of San Dieguito United Methodist Church for the opening concert of the SDUMC Community Concert Series. Sharon Watson will present a program of chamber music for Harp, Organ, Oboe, Piano, […]

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