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Pamela Jean Unlimited’s “Follow The Sun” Tour Sets in Vista at Aztec Brewery!

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  Suze Diaz — The “Follow The Sun” tour is coming to Vista! On Sunday, February 24, 2019, local brewery and taproom, Aztec Brewing Company will be featuring Nashville Recording Artist, Singer, Songwriter Pamela Jean. “Self funded, self taught, self promoted and on a solo Pedal to the Metal tour, Pamela Jean is sweeping the nation […]

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Spencer Day Brings a Musical Love Fest to Moonlight’s Club M

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TR Robertson  — Singer/Songwriter Spencer Day returned to Vista last Saturday at Club M, this time a few days after Valentine’s Day, with a show centered on love and all of its positives and negatives mixed in with a dash or two of humor. Day’s performance was sponsored by Kent Leithold, Director of First Impressions with […]

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Gloria McClellan Center Events

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MUSIC APPRECIATION, FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAYS, GLORIA MCCLELLAN CENTER Vista – The Gloria McClellan Center is offering Music Appreciation March 6 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive. Whether you are a lover of classical music or a newcomer, you will be sure to enjoy listening to and appreciating classical music. […]

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Pride of Vista Lions Scholarship Pageants Orientations Scheduled

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Bring a friend  and join us to learn about the Miss pride of Vista Scholarship Pageants, The Lions motto “We Serve” and our program provides opportunities to volunteer at many civic and charity functions as goodwill ambassadors . The Junior Miss (ages 9-12) and Miss Teen (age 13-16) and Miss (age 17-24). For more information […]

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Only Losers Litter Trash Clean Up – Downtown Vista Sunday

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Only Losers Litter Trash Clean Up – Downtown Vista on Sunday, February 24th at  2:30 to 4 pm.  – 43–61°F Partly Cloudy Meet at 110 S Citrus Ave, Suite F, Vista, California 92084 · Hosted by Only Losers Litter and Backfence Society

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Vista Optimist Club Summerfest

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 The Optimist Club of Vista will celebrate their 70th year serving the Youth of Vista at the Vista Optimist Clubs’ 12th Annual SUMMERFEST on Saturday August 25, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Featuring the Clay Colton Band, a dozen local restaurants and breweries. Admission of $60 per person  includes unlimited food, beer and […]

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Vista Clothes Swap at Staged Homes Real Estate

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Vista Clothes Swapping on February 28, 2019 from 5-8 pm…bring your gently used clothing! All sizes Welcome! Join us for a ladies night of friends, fun and fashion. Ladies bring your gently used clothing, shoes, hand bags, and jewelry to swap. All sizes welcome! Extra clothing will be donated to: Operation Hope Homeless Outreach Center. (Men […]

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Parents Night Out Saturday

By   23 hours ago

Parents, take the night off! Drop the kids off at the City of Vista’s Jim Porter Recreation Center for four hours of nonstop fun! We’ll keep the kids busy from start to finish with lots of games and activities such as Capture the Flag and Car Lot in the gym and then arts and crafts […]

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    Celebrating The Sound That Is Motown At California Center for the Arts Escondido

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    Suze Diaz — Back in January 1959, the beginning of a distinctive and timeless sweet sound officially began to define the musical style of 1960s pop, R&B and soul. Berry Gordy received an $800 loan from the family savings fund to start one of the biggest eras in musical history: The Motown Era. By the early […]

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    All Leprechauns Welcome! Welk Resorts San Diego Hosts 4th Annual Spring Fling

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    The Two-Day St. Patrick’s Family Festival Offers Carnival Rides, Entertainment, Irish-Themed Food and Spectacular Shenanigans for The Entire Family Escondido, CA- February 19, 2019) — Welk Resorts is hosting its 4th annual Spring Fling – St. Patrick’s Family Festival featuring fun games, carnival rides, delectable Irish-themed food and drinks, live music performances and more! The festival takes place Saturday, […]

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    Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce to Hold Carlsbad Business Achievement & Distinction (CBAD) Awards Luncheon

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    Carlsbad, CA — The best companies in North County San Diego and inspiring business leaders from the region will gather at the Carlsbad Business Achievement & Distinction (CBAD) Awards Luncheon: A New Horizon. This exciting event will shine a spotlight on businesses and organizations for their achievements and milestones within the community. The celebration will take place […]

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    SD County Board of Supervisors Seeking Nominations To Palomar Airport Advisory Committee

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    The County of San Diego’s Board of Supervisors is seeking nominations for appointment to the Palomar Airport Advisory Committee for a term ending Jan. 2, 2023. The deadline to apply is noon on March 6. On Jan. 9, 2019 the County Board of Supervisors adopted an amendment to the County’s Administrative Code regarding membership and […]

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    Get Ready to Open Your Mind to the Clairvoyants!

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    Magician and Mentalist Duo Performs at the Center on March 1st!  Escondido, Ca. – February 21, 2019 – Austrian magician and mentalist duo, The Clairvoyants perform for one night only at the California Center for the Arts,Escondidoon Friday, March 1st at 7:30 pm in the Concert Hall. “Their mind-reading act is top-notch!” – New York Times “You are the most […]

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    Oceanside Library -Events

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    Free Tax Assistance Event Oceanside Oceanside, CA — The Computer Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and {name of nonprofit VITA Partner} to Offer Free Tax Preparation Services to Lower- Middle Income Taxpayers at Oceanside Public Library Oceanside, CA – Free tax preparation assistance will be available to lower-middle income Oceanside residents on Saturday, February 23, 2019 […]

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    Violinist and Songwriter Kishi Bashi Performs in Escondido

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    One Night Only on March 1st  Escondido, CA. – February 2019 – Renowned violinist and songwriter, Kishi Bashi makes his way to the California Center for the Arts, Escondidoon Friday, March 1st at 7:30pm in the Center Theater. Kishi Bashi is the pseudonym of singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi. Kishi Bashi is also the singer and founding member of the New York electronic […]

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    Somos Chicanas Kicks Off Women’s History Month in Escondido!

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    Escondido, CA. – February  2019 – Two up-and-coming Latin, female artists grace the beautiful Lyric Court at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Thursday, February 28th at 7:30 pm. Multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Gina Chavez headlines the evening with blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. Gina Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner — including 2015 […]

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      Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember  

      By   2 days ago

      So the Governor and some legislators want to tax you every time you turn on the faucet for a glass of water.  Aren’t we already taxed enough? Access to clean, safe water is a fundamental human right, and should be a budget priority, not a taxable afterthought. Fortunately, there is a bipartisan alternative, ACA 3, to […]

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      OC Lawmakers Partner with Law Enforcement for Legislation to Track Fatal Collisions Involving Drugs

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      SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Assemblyman William Brough (R-Dana Point) have introduced Senate Bill 283 and Assembly Bill 551 to require law enforcement to drug test in cases of fatalities occurring within 48 hours of a traffic collision. Current state law only requires medical examiners or county coroners to test deceased drivers and passengers for alcohol, but […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Water Tax…..Really?

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron — California lawmakers recognized water as a basic human right in 2012. Since then, voters have approved over $10 billion in bonds to fund statewide water projects, yet for some Californians, clean and safe drinking water is still unavailable. So why is this?  And why are we being asked to pay a tax […]

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      Senator Jones Responds to Governor Newsom’s First State of the State Address

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      Sacramento, CA — “On the Border – The Governor rightly claimed that illegal border crossings are at a historic low. But instead of simply saying thank you to our federal government, he ratchets up the political rhetoric making a show of recalling our California National Guard and claiming that the federal administration is engaged in […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron – Human Trafficking in California

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Last month I introduced House Resolution 7 (HR 7), which is jointly authored with Assemblymember Eloise GómezReyes (D – San Bernardino). HR 7 declares January Human Trafficking Awareness Month in California, part of a nationwide effort to combat this growing menace. A form of modern slavery, human trafficking has grown 842% in the […]

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      Senator Bates Earns 100% Score as a Champion for Small Businesses Four Years in a Row

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      SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that she has earned a 100 percent score from the nonpartisan National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) on its 2018 legislative score card. The NFIB advocates for America’s small and independent business owners, representing more than 300,000 members nationally and more than 20,000 in California. Since being elected to […]

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       Assemblymember Waldron – Developmental Disabilities Deserve Funding

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       Assemblymember Marie Waldron —  California has been transitioning from residential to community-based care for people with developmental disabilities, with the state expecting to see substantial cost savings.  While Gov. Newsom’s budget proposal diverts that money to pay for other state programs, myself and other legislators want to provide a secure source of funding for some of […]

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      Senator Jones Wants To Hear From You

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      If you you wish to RSVP online, click here.  

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        Some Things You Just Know — Thomas Calabrese

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        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

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        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

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         (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

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        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

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        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

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        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

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        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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        Bad Blood Runs Deep =Thomas Calabrese

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        Manson Eyes Thomas Calabrese — Captain Terrence Malloy was a Marine Corps infantry officer during World War II and when the war in the Pacific ended, he returned to Camp Pendleton, California. Captain Malloy decided to stay in the Marines and his first son, Terrence Jr. was born in 1947 on base. Terry as he […]

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          North County Basketball Teams That Made CIF SDS Section Finals

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          David A.Willauer-Contributing Writer-The following local North County Teams have made the championship round of the 2019 CIF San Diego Section Basketball Tournament. Boys 2-21-19 San Pasqual vs. Claremont Division V at Montgomery High School in Chula Vista,CA 7:30 pm 2-23-19 Carlsbad vs. Rancho Buena Vista Division II 1:00 pm at Cal San Diego UCSD Girls […]

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          North County CIF Basketball Section Tournament Results

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          21 points by Ari Pagon paced the Lady Lancers of Carlsbad to a 54-38 win over the Lady Panthers of Vista. 18 points by Jaida Garrett, 13 by Kiara Cassidy and 10 by Melissa Thomas paced the Lady Timberwolves to a 51-43 win over the Lady Bobcats of Sage Creek. 17 points each by Caleb […]

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          Comets of Palomar -Baseball & Softball at Cal State San Marcos

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          In a close baseball contest that was played at Saddleback College, the Comets of Palomar were trailing late in the contest as they scored 3 runs in the top of the 9th and fell 12-11.  Former Ramona Bulldog Cameron Rowles doubled in 2 runs scoring former Granite Hills alum Trevor Omahen and former Francis Parker […]

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          Oceanside’s Shane Hansen – 1st CIF Masters Champion In School’s 30 Year History 

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-San Marcos High School-San Marcos, CA-2-16-19:  With a 30-4 record along with a 4th place in last years Masters Wrestling Tournament and a trip to the CIF States in Bakersfield, Shane Hansen of Oceanside knows what it takes to improve and  in the Pirates wrestling program won the 2019 CIF Masters title. […]

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          North County Schools Wrestlers Semi Final Round CIF Masters At San Marcos High

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          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-2-15-19-San Marcos High School-San Marcos, CA:  The following North County schools have wrestled through the quarter finals at the CIF San Diego Masters Tournament that was held at San Marcos High School. After the quarter final round of competition the Mavericks of LaCosta Canyon are currently in 7th place with 55.5 points. […]

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          San Marcos Wins Over Imperial In CIF Girls Division I

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          David A. Willauer-Thursday, February 14, 2019-Contributing Writer-18 points by Ashley Bernales, 11 by Emani Simian and 10 by Madison Rowe paced the Lady Knights of San Marcos High School to a 57-32 win over the Lady Tigers of Imperial High. The Lady Knights will host the winner of the Poway vs. Westview on Tuesday, February […]

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          Carlsbad Lancers eliminate Oceanside Pirates In Boys CIF Division II Basketball Playoff

          By   1 week ago

          David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer — In a Division II CIF First Round PIayoff game the Pirates of Oceanside were eliminated by the Lancers of Carlsbad by a 62-41.The game was 5 point difference with 20 seconds left in the third and Carlsbad started scoring buckets to start the fourth and  (the Pirates of Oceanside) didn’t […]

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          College Baseball

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          David Willauer — In the first game of a doubleheader, the Comets of Palomar scored 1 run in the first 1 in the second, 4 in the fourth, 1 in the fifth and sixth as they defeated Fullerton College by a 10-4 score.  Former Escondido Cougars alum Jake Moskowitz got the win in relief at […]

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            Travels With TR – Our African Adventure Comes to an End – Part 5

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            Back to Cape Town and the Legacy of Nelson Mandela TR Robertson — Day 13 of our South African Adventure and our time at Walvis Bay, Namibia, was drawing to a close.  We set sail for another day at sea heading south, returning to Cape Town, for the final part of the cruise. The sail […]

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            Plenty of Advice Around in Old Globe’s Presentation of “Tiny Beautiful Things”

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            TR Robertson — For 90 minutes, audience members are held spell bound by the four actors and actresses on stage, at the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe, as three of the performers open their hearts and souls through their e mails, portraying a variety of people […]

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            West Coast Premiere “Gabriel” At North Coast Rep

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            “A tense tale of wartime intrigue and romance.” – The Telegraph West Coast Premiere Gabriel By Moira Buffini Directed by Christopher Williams FEBRUARY 20TH – MARCH 17TH, 2019 The Isle of Guernsey – 1943. A mysterious, handsome man washes up on shore and four British women decide to protect him through cunning deceptions and bravery. British […]

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            Travels With TR – Our African Adventure – Part 4

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            Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Walvis Bay, Namibia TR Robertson — With our ship leaving in the late evening, we continued our southern journey along the coast heading back toward Cape Town arriving in Port Elizabeth and then a two day journey heading north toward the third country we would visit on this trip, the […]

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            The Irish Rovers Are Making One Final American Tour Ending with a Stop in San Diego

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            TR Robertson — They’re coming back San Diego and this will be your last chance to see one of the classic musical groups of all time. The Irish Rovers have been performing in clubs, bars, sold out arenas, outdoor venues, before thousands and thousands of people in numerous countries for over 50 years and they will […]

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            Welk Resort Theatre – The Long Run – Experience the Eagles Music And Menopause The Musical

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            Welk Resort Theatre presents  The Long Run – Experience the Eagles Music   Escondido, CA – March 6, 2019 – The Long Run Since their debut in 2000 THE LONG RUN – Experience The Eagles has earned its place among the top-drawing tribute acts in North America and is widely regarded as the finest Eagles tribute show working […]

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            Travels With TR – Our African Adventure – Part 3

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            Maputo, Mozambique – Durban and East London, South Africa TR Robertson — Day 5 of our trip to the tip of Africa found us docking that morning at the port city of Maputo, Mozambique. Maputo is on the Indian Ocean and is the capital and largest city of Mozambique. The economy is centered mainly on […]

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            SD REP Announces Return Of Award Winning Piano Virtuoso Hershey Felder In Beethoven

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            SAN DIEGO – February  2019 – San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced the return of San Diego’s beloved artist, Hershey Felder with his latest smash hit celebrating the world’s greatest composer, Beethoven. Following his triumphs as Piotr Tchaikovsky and Irving Berlin in 2017-2018, the brilliant Hershey Felder will bring Ludwig van Beethoven to […]

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