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It Will Soon be Brighter in Historic Downtown Vista

By   /  November 24, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

  TR Robertson … The Vista City Council will take under consideration the awarding of a contract to Select Electric, Inc. of Vista, at the council meeting on November 15, to begin construction in January 2017, of additional lighting for various locations in Historic Downtown Vista and the replacement and enhancement of lighting in this area […]

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Historical Downtown Vista Sparkles Again

By   /  November 21, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

For the last 30 days, downtown Vista has been dark at night due to the lights being removed from the trees so they could be repaired or replaced along with the electrical outlets on the trees and general maintenance needed to be done.  This last weekend on November 19, 2016, young families including children from […]

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“Save the Bacon” Fundraiser

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Around noon in Historic Downtown Vista last Saturday October 15, 2016, over 200 bike riders roared into the parking lots and open spaces surrounding Mother Earth Brewery at Main Street and N. Indiana Ave. in downtown. Two deputies were shot in Lakeside 5 years ago, Ollie Perez and Craig Johnson.  They were both critically injured […]

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POW/MIA Recognition Day at Vista Memorial

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Many Americans across the United States pause to remember the sacrifices and service of those who were prisoners of war (POW), as well as those who are missing in action (MIA), and their families. All military installations fly the National League of Families’ POW/MIA flag, which symbolizes the nation’s remembrance of those who were imprisoned […]

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Masters Of Men & Spirit

By   /  September 5, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Art, Music & Cuisine Combine For An Enlightened Evening Portraying Masters of Men & Spirit The Encaustic Art exhibit, Masters of Men & Spirit opens Saturday evening September 17th from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at ArtBeat on Main Street in downtown Vista. The opening reception will showcase Shima Shanti’s inspired artworks. The exhibit Masters of Men […]

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Zaxas Ignites Alley Art Festival at the AVO

By   /  September 3, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Alley Art Festival started Friday evening at the AVO Theatre where Zaxas knocked the dust out of the AVO Theatre. ZAXAS was born in 1985 when three young Marines met in Okinawa.  Between then and 1995 Rico, Doc and Ronnie joined them.  Their goal for the next 30 years has been to write and produce […]

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Before I Die Wall at Alley Art Festival This Saturday

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Before I Die Wall  at Alley Art Festival This Saturday  For the third year in a row, Vista’s own Before I Die Wall will return to Alley Art Festival on September 3 rd . The Festival has become an annual event in downtown Vista. This year’s Festival runs from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. The […]

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When Pigs Fly Receives the 1st Golden Fork Award

By   /  June 30, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

The 8th Annual Taste of Vista was held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  The Golden Fork Award was awarded to the restaurant that the attendees voted on for “Best Taste”.  The first winner of the Prestigious Golden Fork Award went to When Pigs Fly.  They are located at 1211 East Vista Way and owned by […]

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Great Food, Beer, Wine, Weather For This Years Taste of Vista

By   /  June 16, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

On a Climatic Wonderland  evening of  June 15th,  locals gathered at Main Street Historic Vista for the 8th annual Taste of Vista Event. The Taste of Vista, sponsored by the Vista Village Business Association,  it allowed locals a unique opportunity to sample food and craft beverages from Vista’s finest restaurants and breweries, all while tapping their […]

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Flag Day Today June 14, 2016

By   /  June 13, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

This was the resolution adopted by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution was made following the report of a special committee which had been assigned to suggest the flag’s design. A flag of this design was first carried into battle on September 11, 1777, in the Battle of the Brandywine. The American […]

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2016 Strawberry Festival from Drone Cam

By   /  June 9, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

This years Strawberry Festival drew record attendance. It was an overcast day but the mood was very festive. View the party from above the streets. Video provided by the Vista Chamber of Commerce. Produced by Howard Visuals

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FREE Shuttle for Vista Strawberry Festival

By   /  May 26, 2016  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Avoid Parking Issues, Use Our FREE Shuttle! Sunday May 29, 2016 Our Complimentary Shuttle will be running every 15 minutes from the Vista County Courthouse parking lot! 325 S. Melrose Drive, Vista     MAP  

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New Kites Over Vista Part 1

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Local  /  2 Comments

There are eight new Kites Over Vista. Here are four, we will feature the others on Friday.

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Belching Beaver Opens Today From 3-9 PM

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

In Historical Downtown Vista’s newest destination venue,  Belching Beaver Tavern and Grill on Thursday, April 28th at 5pm. A new tradition will begin. First published articles regarding  Belching Beaver Tavern and Grill in TheVistaPress.com  was on Sept 30th 2014 here is the link to all 8 articles  Belching Beaver Tavern and Grill

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Several Hundred Gathered for Veterans Memorial Dedication

By   /  April 24, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Another jewel was placed in Vista Sunday with the Dedication of the Veterans Memorial. See all the pictures, and story by Pat Murphy in Tuesdays edition of THEVISTAPRESS.COM

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Give 2 Live Fundraiser in Vista

By   /  April 18, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Plans are underway for our largest fundraising event ever ~ACE International‘s GIVE TO LIVE Fundraiser.  This event will be raising money in order to launch Three Strands Production’s Performing and Fine Arts after school programs.  This fundraiser will be held at 335 Main Street in Vista, CA. and is sponsored by both ACE International, a […]

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Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern & Grill Set to Open

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern & Grill Set to Open It was a cool, misty Saturday afternoon. The scheduled Rhythm & Brews event had been cancelled and postponed due to weather. None of this stopped a nice turn out for a “soft opening” of the Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern & Grill as visitors kept arriving to […]

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Stop By Taste Beer At Belching Beaver Saturday

By   /  April 8, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Rhythm and Brews has been postponed until May 14th,  but you can stop by on Saturday, April 9 and check out the new Belching  Beaver Brewery. No  food will be available but craft beer will be flowing. Check out pictures of the construction in earlier posts in TheVistaPress.com here  

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San Diego County’s BIGGEST Little Theater, Broadway Vista, Present’s “The Doyle and Debbie Show”

By   /  April 7, 2016  /  Travel  /  1 Comment

San Diego County’s BIGGEST Little Theater, Broadway Vista, Present’s “The Doyle and Debbie Show” TR Robertson ….If you want a “rootin’ tootin” good time complete with lots of laughter and some of the strangest country songs you have ever heard, you need to make your way to Broadway Vista in Downtown Historic Vista. Co-owners Randall […]

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Four Properties One Decision

By   /  December 14, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

One of the discussion items heard by the Vista City Council on Tuesday December 8th was the Sale of Successor Agencies of City Properties and City Acquisition of Property. The Housing and Re-Development Director John Meyer presented the staff report. Mr. Jay Wentz purchased the property at 603 South Santa Fe from the Community Development […]

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