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First Word - Rachel Beld

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Vista Strong

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North County Cares

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Chairman's Corner

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Functioning in Unfunctioning Times

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Protect Your Financial Security

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Clean in the Time of Covid

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Student Photography Show

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Superintendent's Corner

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Sand 'n Straw

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Odyssey

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Community Calendar of Events

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Vista Chamber President & CEO Rachel Beld

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to our newly rebooted Vista Magazine! We took a one issue break in June due to the pandemic but are thrilled to be back with our Fall Edition and to share stories about our resilient businesses and community. The new interactive components in the digital version allow the reader to click and connect with the stories and our advertisers directly from the visual content. I hope you will take the time to visit these businesses online or in-person and support them with a like, share, or a purchase! We also have plenty of printed copies for distribution around town and at the Chamber office. Here’s a “support local” pro-tip – I keep a printed copy in the car to refer to the directory when I am out in Vista and need a business referral. The past five months have been the most challenging our country has experienced in recent history and businesses have been hard hit. I am saddened when I hear that one of our Vista businesses has closed for good. The Vista Chamber exists to support, promote and advocate for businesses and we are proud to serve this role. Over these last months, our team has worked harder than ever to support our member businesses. We have collaborated closely with the City of Vista and San Diego County to navigate through the ever-changing rules related to business closures and to advocate for the safe reopening of Vista businesses. We have spent countless hours participating in calls and webinars from government agencies, elected officials, and employer

resource groups to learn and share ways to help businesses during these unprecedented times. In addition, our work as part of the America’s Recovery Fund Coalition has resulted in H.R. 7671, the Small Business Comeback Act which is moving through Congress now. You can read more about this bill and voice your support at www.americasrecoveryfund.org/. Our team remains committed to keeping our members and community informed about the various facets of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts. Each week, our team reads through dozens of emails and resources to find the most important links, resources, and information and share this via our e-news subscription list. If you would like to receive our e-newsletter, please visit our website to subscribe online. We continue to host events, albeit virtually, that allow our members to connect professionally and socially.

connected to our Vista child care providers and our local education leaders. As the mother of two young children, I understand the struggles of balancing child care, distance learning, and professional work while trying to nurture the mental and physical health of my family. It’s a nearly impossible task and there are no simple answers. Our organization will continue to engage in this dialogue and advocate at every level of government regarding this topic. Despite our role in supporting businesses, nearly all chambers of commerce were excluded from the bulk of CARES Act support and financing. The Vista Chamber has been impacted as business memberships and event revenue comprise the bulk of our operating budget. Like our members who have

had to adapt and sometimes get creative during this time, we are working on new services and revenue streams to support our operations. In addition to our business membership, we also have opportunities for individuals to support our mission through a Civic Membership. For more information on Civic Membership or to make a donation to support our work, please visit us online. Despite the significant challenges facing our country, I continue to be encouraged by the vibrancy and resiliency of our community. I am also thankful to be working and advocating for our business members which gives me purpose during such an uncertain time.

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I am particularly proud of our efforts to support business members via social media videos. Furthermore, our recently launched North County Cares program in conjunction with the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and San Diego North Economic Development Council (EDC) to support Vista Unified School District students. You can read more about this effort to bolster our local restaurants and support families in need on page 12. The importance of child care for our members’ workforce has also been a focus during this pandemic. We remain

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Covid-19

By Jullie Taylor

The last few months have been anything but typical as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect us all. Amidst all the gloom and doom, there are some incredibly positive stories right here in Vista of perseverance, creativity, and compassion emanating from many of Vista’s non-profit organizations. Their ability to pivot, adapt, and creatively find new ways to overcome obstacles while continuing to serve our community with essential services has been nothing short of miraculous. This spirit of service and commitment to helping others is also reflected in our citizens. According to several non-profits, the outpouring of volunteerism and financial support from Vista residents has been record-breaking! In many cases, it has meant the difference between organizations staying open or closing their doors permanently. Here are a few examples of how we continue to stay Vista Strong during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Founded in 2003, Operation HOPENorth County (OHNC) serves families with children and single women experiencing homelessness by providing a safe, caring, and supportive environment to overcome barriers, secure stable housing, and become independent. Located on East Vista Way in Vista, OHNC works with a network of agencies to ensure that all clients have access to a variety of services and resources and new-found confidence in providing a stable home for themselves and their children.

North County Lifeline www.nclifeline.org “When the governor of California implemented quarantining and staying home back in mid-March, we knew we had to quickly make changes to how we serve our clients,” says Don Stump, Executive Director of this multi-service community-based organization. “In 10 days, we pivoted and converted all of our counseling services to tele-health and remote delivery by phone and video. We started around March 14th and by the end of the month, all of our 140 staff members, 30 interns, and trainees were off-site and up and running our programs again.” Stump says more than 1,200 people have already been helped remotely. A tele-health platform was identified where they could ensure HIPAA protections and privacy so that everything they were doing would be approved by their funders and payers long-term. “We developed a system that included new policies and procedures on how to utilize remote service delivery and adapt curriculum when working with clients remotely via Zoom,” explains Stump. North County Lifeline’s mission is to help build self-reliance in youth, adults and families through high quality services. It is focused on preventing child abuse, juvenile delinquency, improving behavioral health and preventing human trafficking. Headquartered in Oceanside, its largest service center is in Vista at 200 Michigan St. off of Vista Village Drive. Every year, the organization serves about 5,000 people. An emergency fundraising campaign initiated earlier this spring called the Lifeline Emergency Covid-19 Fund raised $260K within days. Stump says more than $220K of it has been spent mostly in rent assistance

What this experience has done is allowed us to see that we can pivot and adjust so we can be prepared for whatever happens next. Don Stump, NCL Executive Directlor

and utility services to help clients avoid homelessness. Lifeline also purchased gift cards for groceries and received significant food donations with the help of Feeding San Diego and the San Diego Food Bank. Funds raised were also used to help families with technology such as providing WIFI and computer tablets or laptops so they could participate in Zoom counseling sessions and home schooling. “Despite all the challenges, there has been a silver lining,” says Stump. “We are having a higher rate of meeting attendance via tele-health in some programs and we have been able to reduce some overhead costs. Most importantly, we learned how to adapt and find ways to make it all work. We know now that we will never go back to normal. What this experience has done is allowed us to see that we can pivot and adjust so we can be prepared for whatever happens next. We also learned that our community is incredibly generous and always willing to help.”

According to Charity Singleton, OHNC Executive Director, the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted their organization. "The stay-at-home order, and being an essential infrastructure to the vulnerable population we serve, has challenged us in ways we could not have imagined,” she says. “Due to the crucial need for quarantine space, two of our family rooms needed to be vacant, reducing the number of families and single women we serve. Also, we typically rely on 80 to 90 volunteers per week to serve meals, teach classes, and help our youth programs, etc. Now we have less than 10.” This has increased the staff hours required to operate a 24-hour shelter program. In addition, the health guidelines to maintain a clean, safe shelter, requires additional man power to maintain social distancing and sanitation protocols. These requirements have also increased the costs of janitorial needs to maintain a safe and clean environment. Nicole Ketcher, OHNC Director of Resource Development, describes how difficult things were in early spring. With an annual budget of close to $900,000 and monthly expenses of approximately $70,000, these factors placed an added strain on our already limited cash flow

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to sustain our year-round shelter model. "Our spring fundraiser was projected to raise $50K, but with the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, we quickly shifted to an online event and auction,” she explains. “This was our first online event and it was a real learning curve for us. We were able to raise $13K. It was scary because we are an essential service for families and our organization and mission were in jeopardy." That's when the organization's nine board members, 13-member staff and clients who were willing to help any way they could, moved into gear to raise money. They pulled out all of the stops—setting up an online "Keep our Doors Open" campaign, reaching out to everyone they knew, applying for grants, telling success stories via Facebook, and sharing testimonials and videos. In six weeks, their collective efforts raised $400K. "We couldn't have done it without our community," says Singleton. "The outpouring, the outreach, the media helping us, our director of programs, our shelter manager, everyone. It wasn't just one department. It was everyone together. It was simply incredible. People would call and say, 'How can I help?'"

With those secured funds, the shelter has been able to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic, and families are allowed to stay as long as they need. The main priority is health and safety right now. All of its programs and classes on financial literacy, case management, job readiness and healthy life skills are now offered via Zoom. The organization has been able to follow all the CDC rules and regulations to provide safety despite communal living in the shelter. "Our caring staff is exhausted serving with the added challenges associated with quarantining and COVID-19," says Singleton. "Our board is committed to encouraging and supporting the staff any way it can," she says. "I find that heroes usually rise to the top in times of crises, and this is one of those times." Singleton is particularly proud of two major achievements at OHNC since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The first is the organization’s ability to still guide and place families in stable housing. Despite all these obstacles, nine families have completed the program and moved into their places. “We even had high school graduation of one of

"I find that heroes usually rise to the top in times of crises, and this is one of those times." Charity Singleton, OHNC Executive Directlor

our single women who has overcome so much and continues to excel,” says Singleton. “She graduated, found a part-time job, and is enrolled in community college, making her a first-generation college student.”

changed because of their generosity. We just cannot say thank you enough; you are that HOPE. The people of Vista and North County continue to make our mission possible."

The second is the success of the Pantry of HOPE. It was established in late February to support and assist our alumni. A partnership with The San Diego Food Bank and the abundance of food donations made sense to open the pantry, which has become an essential resource to families and community partners during COVID-19. The pantry provides diapers, canned foods, staple items and fresh produce each week. More than 8,000 pounds of food have been distributed since March. OHNC has partnered with a variety of community organizations and regularly serves close to 20 families per week, where more than 50 percent include very young children. "We are thankful for our community partners US Foods, the San Diego Food Bank, Feeding San Diego and so many more for all of their support."

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"It's an ongoing challenge with COVID-19," adds Ketcher, “These are challenging times that we are all in, and like many of our partners in the community, funding is critical to continue providing vital services to the most vulnerable populations. But we are constantly reminded that we are all in this together. With the support of our community, our donors, and dedicated volunteers, many of who are right here in Vista, we know that our families have a hopeful future. We have seen how this community comes together, and lives are being

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New Haven Youth and Family Services www.newhavenyfs.org New Haven provides intensive inpatient and outpatient clinical intervention, special education, and career technical education for emotionally disturbed youth and their families. It also provides inpatient treatments and outpatient mental health services as well as therapeutic services that are all designed to reduce inpatient placement and keep kids successful in their home school district. The organization has a full staff of 200 and includes those who care for 36 adolescent boys 24/7 in New Haven’s six community-based homes. Doreen Quinn, CEO for the organization for the last 32 years, and her team are seeing an uptick in students expressing feelings of anxiety and depression, family crises, mental health issues and trauma these days. She referred to the current crisis as “Pandemic Squared” because of the multi-layered impact the disease is having on the kids. “We are providing online instruction per their IEP, but the students and families really need greater support,” she says. “They


San Diego/North County Food Bank www.sandiegofoodbank.org “Before Covid-19, we provided food to 350,000 people county-wide every month,” says Jim Floros, CEO of the San Diego Food Bank (SDFB). “Since Covid-19, this has increased to nearly 600,000 people per month--an increase of more than 70 percent.” The Food Bank’s North County hub is currently located on 1445 Engineer Road, Suite 110 in Vista. A local organization founded in 1977, the Food Bank reaches those in need through a network of 500 nonprofits throughout the county. In 2005, the SDFB assumed control of the North County Food Bank, now located in Vista.

“We want to get back to creating an environment of calmness, normalcy, and a sense of safety and routine as soon as possible for our students,” explains Quinn. Doreen Quinn, New Haven CEOr

are referred for services because their learning handicap is emotionally and mental health related, which makes engagement with online instruction very difficult. This has been a very challenging time for all of us.” She says the priority is to provide students structure and a sense of connectedness during these days of sheltering at home and quarantining. They have provided laptops and ensured students have access to WIFI while continuing to provide as much emotional support as possible during the school day. “We are giving kids incentives to complete lessons with behavioral incentives, such as raffle ticket drawings for completed

school work, and special attention to maintaining a caring and strong relationship with each student.” Summer school sessions began June 30th back in the classroom. In this environment, everyone is required to wear masks and follow all CDC protocols. More than 90 percent of the students are in attendance. “We want to get back to creating an environment of calmness, normalcy, and a sense of safety and routine as soon as possible for our students,” explains Quinn. New Haven, like many of our area non-profits, relies on the generosity of its community partners and individuals to meet the needs of its students. Right

now, there is a need for help with remodeling one of the homes for the kids, equipment repair, vocational program support and computer program repairs. In-kind or financial support is always appreciated. The program also benefits from the ongoing support of The Friends of New Haven--a group of 25 Vista women who for the last 15 years have donated their time and money to make teens feel special. They help give them a sense of home and family during their eight to 12 months while in the program. “The work they do is so important and meaningful. Our kids feel truly cared for because of their efforts,” Quinn says.

Back in March, the leadership team took important steps to better prepare for what was coming, so they quickly pivoted, created a strategy, and developed a three-tiered plan. Phase 1: Remove all obstacles that prevented the fast and most efficient way to distribute food to all of its non-profit partners. 2. Conduct four mass distribution events at large venues throughout the county; and 3. This program launched July 1. The Super Pantry is modeled after the North County branch in Vista. Typically, 200-300 people per day drive up to a pop-up tent in the parking lot, open their trunks, and food items are provided. “It creates complete client dignity because it is quick and efficient,” says Floros. “The mass distributions we held earlier in the spring attracted thousands of people, but the lines were hours long and people were turned away. Unfortunately, these mass distributions can only serve about 1,000 cars. However, several thousand cars showed up and many left without any food, which lacks client dignity and is heartbreaking.” > VISTACHAMBER.ORG

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When a Food Bank distribution site participates in the Super Pantry Program, they have to commit to distributing food at least three times a week for the rest of 2020. In exchange, they will be given as much food as they need and receive a capacity grant of $20K to build infrastructure to meet the needs of their clients. The money is used for upgrading their refrigeration units, storage units, purchasing pallet jacks, etc. Thirty-five of the SD/NC Food Banks 500 agencies were selected to serve as Super Pantries. About a third of the county Super Pantries are located in North County. “What I love about this Super Pantry program is that in the short-term, it lets us respond to Covid-19 challenges,” says Floros. “Long-term we have improved on our supply chain while assisting larger numbers of residents in our county.” The SDFB is a member of the California Association of Food Banks. All 43 members co-op together to buy ugly or blemished produce from regional growers who unfortunately, throw away 60-70 percent of these items each year. With the power of the co-op, the Food

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“It’s the overwhelmingly generous people of San Diego County that has made all of this possible..." Jim Flores, SDFB CEO

Banks only pay $.13 cents per pound for fresh fruit and vegetables. “Last year, we gave away 12 million pounds of fresh produce,” says Floros.

mega facility with a wide variety of social services under one roof along with food distribution. “It will be a one-stop shop for those in need.”

“It’s the overwhelmingly generous people of San Diego County that has made all of this possible,” says Floros. “The Super Pantry Program is a $1 million effort created through donations. It’s all about reputation, relationships, and partnerships. I receive calls daily from people asking me how they can help. It’s most gratifying knowing that people will give before we even have to ask.”

Kevin Ham, Vista’s Economic Development Director for almost 20 years is proud to serve on the Advisory Board for the Food Bank. “Food insecurity is often an unseen challenge for people,” he says. “Serving on the board is something I can do to personally help the people that work and live in our community. For example, the Vista business park has 900 companies that employ 20K people and many of them can use this support. As a board member, I am able to contribute my time, find helpful resources, and do what I can in some small way to support this worthy cause.”

Floros says that within the next two years, a capital fundraising effort will ensure that a new North County site (still to be determined) will become a

Providing needy families and teens with food doesn’t stop with the Food Bank. One of its many non-profit partners is a program close to home called Vista Teen Outreach Hunger Hurts. Established in 2011, the organization’s mission is to provide food and essential items to middle and high school kids who have been identified as at-risk at their schools. Spearheaded by Debbie Medrano and a team of volunteers, the organization typically provides 700-900 backpacks per month to 15 schools in Vista. Backpacks are used to reduce the shame and embarrassment sometimes associated with receiving a handout. When schools closed due to Covid-19, it became even more difficult to get food to the students so they worked closely with Michelle Walsh of the Vista School District and continued to deliver food weekly to families that were receiving free lunches. “We have had so many hurdles and challenges to overcome when dealing with Covid-19 restrictions,” says Medrano. “We needed masks and gloves, more supplies, a larger space to store non-perishable foods and create ways to keep our volunteers safe. It seemed daunting, but our Facebook family was amazing. We put it out there and people just started responding. Before we knew it, we had what we needed.” Medrano says a GoFundMe account raised more than $12.5K in a couple of weeks. It was the largest amount they had ever raised in a single fundraiser. Medrano says that another challenge was purchasing food in bulk at places like Costco where supplies were extremely limited during the early days of the quarantine. “The food banks have been wonderful resources for us,” says Medrano. “WinCo and other grocery


stores allowed us to order items in bulk online through them, which is a great help. We are also very grateful to our partner, T.J. Crossman Auto Repair in Vista. When we needed more space, they provided it. The community as a whole has been a tremendous help to us.”

“None of this would be possible without the generosity of our volunteers and the outpouring of support we receive from our community..” Debbie Medrano, Vista Teen Outreach

Although they normally take June and July off, Vista Teen Outreach plans to continue the family food bags for 110 families each week during summer school. “None of this would be possible without the generosity of our volunteers and the outpouring of support we receive from our community,” says Medrano. “We are a non-profit with a 100 percent volunteer work force. Everything goes to the kids. We do it for the love of our community and the kids in our schools because we never want to see a child go hungry.” If anyone would like to volunteer or donate food items or essentials, there is a list of what is needed on the website along with a list of the businesses where one can drop items off.

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Vista Community Clinic www.vcc.org The Vista Community Clinic typically serves more than 69,000 patients per year at its nine locations in North San Diego, Riverside and North Orange Counties. It works as a safety net for those who are losing their insurance or are under insured. The Covid-19 pandemic has only heightened the needs for many more individuals who have suffered job losses or have become ill due to the virus. According to Betsy Heightman, Chief Development Officer for the VCC, there have been many unique challenges created by Covid-19. “The first thing we had to do was shut down our ancillary services such as optometry, dental, acupuncture, podiatry, and chiropractic,” she says.

“To ensure patient and staff safety, we set up screening test centers at the front of each of our clinics to check for fever. Once cleared, patients were allowed to go inside where there are now partitions, signage encouraging social distancing, and new policies and precautions in place.” Heightman says that since late March, the Clinic has enrolled more than 1,800 new patients. They have conducted 35,000 tele-health visits, performed more than 1,100 Covid-19 tests, 5,700 behavioral health visits via tele-health, distributed more than 800 diapers, and provided 2,800 individuals and families with food. The Clinic also sponsors breakfast and lunch meals to more than 6,600 youth Monday-Friday in Oceanside as well as Vista. “We have had to be incredibly innovative on how we effectively approach our continued service to the community,” says Heightman. “Our CEO has been with us for 35 years and our leadership

team at the clinic, as well as our staff are all remarkably mission driven. We have daily hour-long leadership meetings to better stay on task and proactive as we learn more about Covid-19 and how we can best respond to the needs of our patients.” Heightman says that their frontline workers have been real heroes since the very beginning. “The level of appreciation from our community has been wonderful through all of this. We’ve had lunches donated weekly for them and we regularly receive face masks and other helpful items for our staff. It’s truly been a blessing. On May 5, we raised more than $30K in a campaign entitled Giving Tuesday Now, similar to the Giving Tuesday held in November after Thanksgiving. One patient donated $500 just to show his appreciation. Our grant writers are also working hard to also find additional funding during these challenging times and we are grateful for all of it.” In recent days all the ancillary services have reopened with new precautions and safety protocols in place. “It’s a new way of doing things, but we continue to learn as we go,” says Heightman. To find out more about these wonderful organizations, be sure to visit their websites and see how you can continue to keep Vista Strong.

“The level of appreciation from our community has been wonderful through all of this.” Betsy Heightman, VCC Chief Develpment Officer

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Business Recovery & Local Support The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted the way we do business. All of us are living in challenging times as we adjust to what has eventually become a “new normal” that no one ever envisioned. Whether it is how to conduct business with health and safety measures in place, economic stress on a business, or just worrying what the future holds, we are all anxious to get back to something as close to normal. Our City is actively taking steps to support our business community during this critical time. The Economic Development department is stepping up to provide access to workshops, assistance, training, and information for business owners. In addition, many local companies are rising to the challenge helping out during the pandemic, and their spirit and determination are an integral component of the Vista community. The City’s long-term plan is to have measures in place to continue our economic success and resilience in the “new normal” for our residents and businesses. COVID-19 has created a shift in our economy, our business structure, and our daily lives. However, with proper planning and strategic decision-making, Vista will rise to the challenge, will recover, and return to our previous successes. If you have ideas to support Vista’s economic recovery or have questions about the recovery strategy, please contact the Business Resource Hotline: 760.639.6165 or email: EconDev@CityofVista.com.

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COVID-19 has certainly had a far-reaching effect on our local restaurants who have in recent months had to either shutter their doors entirely or move to takeout only. While the current situation has allowed many to open once again, social distancing has become the new norm with its own set of unique challenges. The landscape of our eateries is not like it was, and it won’t return to what we once regarded as normal for quite some time. The citizens of our community have also been deeply impacted by this pandemic. Countless people have been in great need of resources. Being unable to secure adequate food for your kids is not something that parents should have to worry about, and that’s where North County Cares comes in. North County Cares was born out of a desire to simultaneously support our struggling local restaurants and to help our families in need. It’s a program that represents a team effort between the Oceanside and Vista Chambers of Commerce, as well as the San Diego North Economic Council. Through both corporate and individual contributions, they are able to purchase discounted gift cards from restaurants who must be members of either chamber in order to participate. The cards are then distributed to families known to lack adequate sustenance through the channels of Vista Unified School District and their partners for the city of Vista. To convey just how much of a need there is out there, you should know that the Vista school district alone has provided an astounding 35,000 free breakfasts and lunches per week to its families in recent months. When taking that staggering number into account, it allows us to see the very real conditions for so many around us. Important to note is that while the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce is a vital partner in the North County Cares program, they are separately serving their school district’s families in need through their own distribution channels.

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I embark on my journey as Chair of the Board of Directors, I pause to appreciate the significant challenges before us. There are not enough pages in this magazine to cover all the issues we face today. The economic realities of the business shut down and risk of illness have challenged our county in ways our generation has never seen. I believe the solution is a vaccine and I am grateful to the many scientists and medical experts who are devoted to this cause, some of which are here in North County. As owner of Prohibition Brewing Company, I understand firsthand the need for businesses to adapt in order to survive. And, more than ever, we must support each other in order to restore our happiness, freedom, and economy. I am encouraged by our community and the ways that residents and businesses are working together. And, I am proud of the role the Chamber has played during these past months. Our staff and Board is dedicated to promoting, supporting, and educating our businesses and I have to take a moment to thank our team for their tireless efforts. Thank you! The future is unknown and there are many ways to navigate these uncertain times. I am confident, however, that we will get through this together. Despite many differing opinions, the want for health, happiness, and prosperity unites us. We are proud to be #VistaStrong. Thank you for your support of the Vista Chamber and of our community. I look forward to serving you all as Board Chair this year.

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Functioning During Unfunctional Times By Mary Schmidt-Krebs

Two of Vista’s most prominent grocery retailers – Frazier Farms and Rodeo’s Meat Market – are doing their very best to respond to customer’s needs during the crazy Covid-19 crisis. “We are following all the CDC’s guidelines during these unprecedented times,” says Matthew Poucher, Chief Financial Officer for Frazier Farms at 225 Vista Village Drive. Boasting 155 employees at the Vista store alone, employees and customers are required to wear masks and social distance maintaining 6 feet apart. The store, which opened in 2005, supplies customers with hand sanitizer and limits store capacity to 5060 customers at a time. Employees are required to wear gloves and plexiglass barriers have been installed at each check-stand. Store hours are 8am - 9pm with the 8am-9am reserved for elderly (65+), handicapped, pregnant women and those that are immune compromised or at risk. “Supply chain issues have been a challenge for us,” states Poucher. Across the board, the store has had some shortages in the meat, cheese and general groceries area since the Covid-19 onset. Rodeo’s Meat Market, located at 356 Vista Village Dr., has made a lot of changes to store procedures since the on-set of Covid-19. “We are constantly working to make our shopping environment as safe as possible,” says Ruth Chavez, store operations manager. Employees and customers are always to wear masks and social distance as well. The store limits the number of customers shopping to 15 at-a-time and has marked spots on the ground to allow

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Protecting Your Financial Security in Emergencies Here are 4 actions you can take today to put yourself in a better position for the long-term. Over the past few months, just about everyone has felt the loss of some type of freedom, whether it’s being able to travel, engage in social gatherings or participate in other activities we previously took for granted. Taking the right steps can help you achieve your financial independence.

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• Review your plan. Changes in the world may affect your plan and you should review it to make sure you are still on track. It’s a good idea to create an emergency fund consisting of three to six months’ worth of living expenses, with the money held in a liquid, low-risk account. With this fund in place, you can avoid dipping into your long-term investments to pay for short-term, unexpected costs. • Keep your debts under control. It’s not easy to do, but if you can consistently minimize your debt load, you can have more money to invest for the future and move closer toward achieving your financial liberty. One way to keep your debts down is to establish a budget and stick to it, so you can avoid unnecessary spending.

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• Contribute as much as possible to your retirement plans and rebalance your portfolio. The more money you can save for retirement, the greater your feelings of financial independence. So it’s essential that you contribute as much as you can to your 401(k) or similar employersponsored retirement plan. At a minimum, put in enough to earn your employer’s match, if one is offered, and every time your salary goes up, boost your annual contributions. Even if you participate in a 401(k), you’re probably also still eligible to contribute to an IRA, which can help you build even more funds for retirement. And because you can fund an IRA with virtually any type of investment, you can broaden your portfolio mix. With the recent volatility and changes in prices take the opportunity to rebalance your portfolio.

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When California issued its stay-at-home orders and people across the state rushed to stock up on food and toilet paper, Dr. Bronner’s knew it was in for a challenge. The top-selling brand of natural soap in North America, the company also manufactures and sells organic hand sanitizer, among other health and beauty products. After receiving confirmation of its status as an essential business from the City of Vista and state of California, it increased production of its soap, hand sanitizer, and other hygiene products. According to Mike Bronner, president of Dr. Bronner’s, the company’s hand sanitizer is being produced at 600% the usual rate. But demand for soap and hand sanitizer has spiked, and the company is “doing our best to fulfill the increase in orders,” says Bronner. In spite of the company’s best efforts, outside constraints prevent it from fully meeting orders, so the company has needed to place a limit on online orders. But these challenges haven’t stopped the company from donating 4% of its hand sanitizer to at-risk communities.

Dr. Bronner’s has donated hand sanitizer to organizations serving unhoused, low-income, and otherwise at-risk populations across the U.S. Says Bronner, “We are continuing to work with advocates and service providers to get our products in the hands of those who need them most during this public health crisis.” In addition to its customers and the larger community, Dr. Bronner’s has always been committed to its employees. “Dr. Bronner’s is a family business not only because immediate family works in company leadership, but also because we consider all who work with us to be part of our extended family,” says Bronner (who is the grandson of founder Emanuel Bronner). In fact, one of the company’s “Cosmic Principles” is to “treat employees like family.” Another Cosmic Principle is to “Fund & Fight for What’s Right,” and Dr. Bron-

ner’s uses its profits to support social justice advocacy work, including efforts to raise the minimum wage, enact drug policy and criminal justice reform, and educate consumers about the benefits of plant-based diets and lifestyles, says Bronner. Most recently, the company pledged $1 million over the next 10 years to the Movement for Black Lives. Locally, the company supports a wide range of community organizations, including the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA. Dr. Bronner’s began producing peppermint liquid soap in 1948 in Los Angeles, California. The company moved to Vista in 2013 as production increased and it required a larger facility. The company manufactures a range of organic and fair trade body care products, and its Castile Liquid Soap is a favorite among customers, with peppermint, lavender, citrus, and almond fragrances among its top sellers. One of its newest products, All-One Toothpaste, has become a topseller in the natural toothpaste category, according to Bronner.

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As we all adjust to the changes brought about by covid-19, Dr. Bronner’s is simply stepping up efforts of what it’s always done: produce enough products for its online and retail customers, support its employees, and support its community and larger causes. Says Bronner, “We really appreciate the connection we have to the city and community, and look forward to being part of both for many many years to come.”

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While the challenge of the COVID-19 crisis has impacted our daily lives dramatically, I wanted to take a moment to publicly thank our Vista Unified teachers and staff for the commitment, perseverance, and professionalism they have all shown in the face of these overwhelming conditions. I know, first hand, how challenging these past few months have been for members of the Vista Unified team juggling the impacts on work and the impacts on their personal life. I am truly grateful for their continued commitment to students and families. Our work as a collective team brought (and will continue to bring) much needed stability and support to the Vista and Oceanside communities not only in teaching and learning, but also in health, welfare, nutrition, social/ emotional, technology, and many other areas. Every day of the week for the past few months, we had Vista Unified staff working, volunteering, promoting, supporting, and advocating for our students and families. While the current health crisis has been devastating for us all, I am so proud of the strength displayed by all of our employees. As we look back on a most extraordinary school year, one marked with many different surprises and challenges, please know that the contributions of all teachers and staff are appreciated, valued, and symbolic of the great culture Vista Unified has created for our community. I am compelled to include a brief statement about the most recent challenge we all face in our city, county, state, and nation. The images of the protests, both peaceful and not, in response to reprehensible violence against Black Americans are heartbreaking. I am saddened that this pain and suffering adds even more stress to our community. As I have stated many times, we are a school district guided by our values: Trust, Respect, Collaboration, and Equity. Now, more than ever before, we need to embrace these values and put them into practice to proactively support all students and staff with particular attention to our students of color and our colleagues of color. Everyone deserves a safe, supportive, and caring environment in order to live, learn, and work together. Vista Unified will continue to provide this environment for all. We have the power to make a difference in the lives of our students and our colleagues. Please join me in making everyone feel safe, supported, and valued.

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Join the adventure of Sand n Straw Community Farm and journey to living a more abundant life! By Lucia Viti

In the midst of the ravages of COVID-19, Vista’s Sand n Straw community farm remains steadfast in sharing its beauty, charm and abundant crops. Owners Rich and April Viles, “the heart and soul of Sand n Straw,” grow a potpourri of more than 70 crops per year. Along with its variety of fresh vegetables and greens, the farm showcases an abundance of native plants, fruit trees, berries, herbs and vegetables.

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afar – while the community lends its complete support. Sand n Straw also offers a Farm Box, a Community Supported Agriculture CSA - Box, chock-full of freshly picked, greens, root crops, herbs, and vegetables. Buyers may choose their items while the team assembles CSA boxes for the undecided. “Your weekly box is full of fresh locally grown fruits, veggies and herbs harvested at just the right time,” said Viles. “We’re about to explode your taste buds!”

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The seasoned farmers purchased the 6-acre farm in 2018, determined to bring Vista’s community farming to the “next level.” Sand n Straw’s Vista location was deemed “perfect” upon first sight.

Pesticide-free, the Viles’ follow “organic practices” and utilize regenerative agriculture methods to build the soil and create “a healthy balance and thus produces nutritious produce.”

“Using regenerative agriculture practices, we’ve created a sustainable farm to provide for our family and open the door to sharing fresh locally grown food with our community,” Viles said.

“We knew instantly this was the perfect location for our farm,” said April Viles. “We’re close to North County, yet when you get here you feel as though you’re in the country.”

“We invite nature into the farm,” continued April Viles. “We even installed a pond to provide a beneficial habitat for insects, birds and wildlife. Rich built a greenhouse for a Fall crop of seedlings; a processing station to wash, dry and trim produce; and a produce cold-storage building.”

Other state-of-the-art techniques include terracing, water reclamation, soil ecology and natural beautification.

The Viles’ replaced everything antiquated in the property’s 1920 farmhouse with everything modern. They also transformed a shed into a chicken coop and added a 1,900-square-foot shaded pen enclosure for their pigs, sheep, goats, rabbits and ducks. Other additions included a farm stand, a public bathroom, a children’s slide, shaded seating areas, and two dirt parking areas to accommodate over 20 cars.

The growers added 100 fruit trees and 40 dragon fruit cactuses to the existing groves of peach, apple, plum, pear and persimmon trees. Strawberry and native blackberry crops sidle 90-foot row gardens of kale, watermelon, cantaloupe, pumpkin, basil, green beans, peppers and summer squash.

“To attract beneficial birds and insects, Rich installed a large pond and waterfall,” said Viles. “He has also planted pollinator plants like bachelor button and borage within the row crops to attract bees.” The couple also plans to add a water reclamation area to capture rainfall. Sand n’ Straw is family owned and operated. The Viles’ admit, “we can’t do it ourselves.” Family members work around the clock – even those living

Viles explained that the CSA Box models its origins the from old townships that exchanged harvested crop with those who tilled the farm. “Townships brought farmers in to tend to the land as families pitched in to invest in the crops,” she said. “At the end of the growing season, crops were split amongst the families. Nowadays, the model looks a bit different, but has the same mindset and goal.” What’s not sold at the farm stand of the daily 100 pounds of market-ready produce is donated to organizations to feed the needy. Sand n Straw’s Farm Stand is open twice a week In light of COVID-19, customers are required to sign up, online, for a 30-minute time slot. While Sand n Straw’s chef-led cooking classes, gardening classes, farm-to-table dinners and farm tours are presently on hold, the Viles’ are “working on ways to get them up and going again in the new COVID-19 world.” “Sand n Straw is truly a community farm,” concluded Viles. “We offer a farm for the community and a community of people make it all happen.” The Viles’ encourage everyone to pick up farm fresh produce and “pull up a seat, take a break and enjoy farm life.” Photos by Samantha Polanco Photography VISTACHAMBER.ORG

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Odyssey Bolsters VUSD Students’ Emotional Fitness Through Virtual Learning and the Pandemic.

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Surveys of VUSD parents show tensions are high in anticipation of how the new school year will roll out. Parents are concerned about their children’s health and their social-emotional wellbeing. Today’s screen-driven world makes it harder for kids to have authentic human interactions, and parents are worried that virtual school will lead to more screen time than ever. That’s why Vista Unified School District is offering elementary parents extra support boosting their kids’ emotional fitness through an innovative new program from an Oceanside-based edtech startup called Odyssey. The unique curriculum sparks deeper connections between parents and children when they play Odyssey together on a mobile device, using a screen to enhance off-screen interpersonal connections. Parents and children are guided through a series of 5-minute activities designed to boost self-esteem, improve self-control, reduce conflict and frustration, and make a habit of recognizing everyday moments of joy. Odyssey is based on the 10,000 Hour theory made famous by Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, where expert skills are acquired through practice and repetition. Over 100 activities developed by PhD psychologists empower students to practice acts of kindness, frustration tolerance, active listening, and other foundational skills of emotional intelligence (also known as EQ). The program launched with Vista Virtual School last April, and students generated over 1,000 acts of kindness in the first week alone. Kids are motivated to build emotional fitness through Odyssey’s prize system - the more you practice EQ, the more chances you have to win a prize. “I read dozens of books and scoured the internet for ways I could give my children an advantage in life,” says Amber Trivedi, Odyssey CEO and VUSD

parent. “The techniques that worked best were the ones that emphasized EQ - how to bounce back from tough situations, never give up on things that are important to them, and to treat each other with kindness and understanding. By emphasizing these practices in school and at home, kids learn resilience, self-respect, and respect for each other. We’ve never needed that more than we do today.” The connection between emotional intelligence and success is well established. Research shows that socialemotional learning improves academic achievement by 11 percentile points, and Fortune 500 companies actively seek hires with high EQ, often prioritizing EQ over work experience. “We all learn best through practice, and our step-by-step guide helps parents and children experience pockets of quality time that strengthen emotional skills and deepen relationships,” says Dr. Gwen Palafox, Odyssey VP of Programs. “We are dedicated to building healthy emotional habits one action at a time.” Sponsors donating prizes make it possible for students to access Odyssey free of charge, which is essential with recent budget cuts. “Odyssey gives businesses a direct way to support the community and develop our future workforce,” says Trivedi. “When 9,700 Vista and Oceanside families turn to trusted businesses that support their school, it’s a win-win for everybody.”

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Ongoing Vista Events: Vista City Council – meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 5:30pm Farmers Market – Every Saturday from 8:00am – 1:00pm located at the County Court-House parking lot on Melrose. Library Programs – The Vista Branch of the San Diego County Library on 700 Eucalyptus Ave., offers a variety of ongoing program for all ages. For more information, call 760-643-5100 Chamber Networking Events: During the Pandemic all of our events will be on the Zoom virtual meeting platform. RSVP to Vista Chamber for login information. Business Mixers: 5pm August 12, Sponsored by Cosmic Solar September 9 October 14 Vista Coffee & Conversation: 8am August 4, September 1, October 6 Lunch Mob: 12 pm August 19 September 16 October 21

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Announcing #WithLoveNorthCounty - a campaign in partnership with San Diego North Economic Development Council, Chambers of Commerce, and MainStreet Associations to synergize with the efforts of the San Diego Tourism Authority and support North County hospitality businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The campaign encourages locals to utilize staycations and enjoy the beautiful place we call home. Through it, we seek to promote hotels and other tourism-related businesses in hopes of encouraging locals to patronize fun places down the street from them. Each week we will promote a different property or activity on social media, encouraging folks to have a mini getaway and enjoy local amenities. We live in such a beautiful place, let’s enjoy some staycations in our own backyard! The full list of featured properties are hosted on the North EDC website. If you own or operate a hospitality property and would like to be listed on this page contact Erik Bruvold at ebruvold@sdnedc.org.

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Accounting Alan M. Brown, CPA (760) 212-4993 www.alanmbrowncpa.com Polito Eppich Associate LLP (760) 599-9900 www.politoeppich.com San Diego Small Biz Assist (760) 519-3766 www.linkedin.com/in/brycejcpa

Advertising- Promotional Products LOGO Expressions, Inc (760) 598-9011 www.logoexpressions.com

Agritourism Sand n Straw (760) 877-9054 www.sandnstraw.com

Apartments Breeze Hill Apartments (760) 659-6620 www.breezehillvista.com Elan Shadowridge Apartments (760) 598-1222 www.elanshadowridgemeadows. com Skye Apartments (760) 940-4170 www.skye-apts.com Sycamore Greens Apartments (760) 598-9000 www.sycamoregreensapts.com

Appliance Sales & Service Yingst Appliance (760) 724-8373 www.yingstappliance.com

Appliance, Lighting & Plumbing Sales

Autobody & Collision Repairs

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery (760) 643-4240 www.ferguson.com

J & R Auto Body and Paint (760) 724-4923 www.jandrautobody.com Kenny's Kar Klinic, Inc (760) 726-0572 www.kennysautobodyvista. com Patrick Flynn's Collision (760) 758-5139 www.patflynnsautobody.wordpress.com

Architecture AlphaStudio Design Group (760) 727-2544 www.alphastudio-design.com

Art & Design Studio Backfence Society (760) 207-5557 www.backfencesociety.com

Art Galleries Visions In Art Gallery & Custom Framing (760) 724-1469 www.visionsinart.com

Attorneys Gatzke Dillon & Ballance LLP (760) 431-9501 www.gdandb.com Law Office of Simon Mikhael (760) 724-2555 www.simonmikhael.com Lawyer Referral Service of North County (760) 758-4755 www.lawreferral.org Paul V. L. Campo, Attorney (760) 639-1680 www.attorneypaulcampo.com Phyllis J. McGreevey, a Professional Corporation (442) 204-5739 www.mcgreeveylaw.com

Audio & Visual ETS Productions Inc. (844) 663-8368 www.etsprod.com

Automobile Dealers Norm Reeves Honda Superstore (760) 216-5900 www.normreeveshondavista.com North County Ford (760) 945-9900 www.north-county-ford.com

Automobile Repairs & Service Golden Wrench Automotive (760) 940-6060 www.gwrench.com Neri Discount Alignment (760) 639-4696 www.neridiscountalignment.com North County Automotive (760) 734-1226 www.northcountyautomotive.com Tasker's Automotive (760) 758-5200 www.taskersautomotive.com TJ Crossman's Auto Repair, Inc. (760) 842-1633 www.tjcrossmansautorepair.com

Aviation MacKenzie Aircraft Parts (760) 727-3775 www.macairparts.com

Bail Bonds

Banquet Facilities

Vista Bail Bonds (760) 967-7777 www.vistabailbonds.com

Vista Elks Lodge (760) 724-1968 www.vistaelks.org

Bakeries

Beauty Salons

Frogy's Donuts & Bakery (760) 758-7779 Little Cakes Cupcake Kitchen (760) 842-5138 www.littlecakeskitchen.com No More Boring Cakes (760) 484-1818 www.nomoreboringcakes.com

Hellbent for Hair (760) 547-6081 www.hellbentforhair.com

Banks & Credit Unions California Bank and Trust (760) 940-2600 www.calbanktrust.com California Coast Credit Union (877) 495-1600 www.calcoastcu.org First Citizens Bank (760) 696-9731 www.firstcitizens.com JPMorgan Chase N.A. (760) 598-4226 www.locator.chase.com/search/ca/ vista?q=92081 Pacific Premier Bank (760) 542-4215 www.PPBI.com Pacific Western Bank (760) 597-4930 www.pacwest.com San Diego County Credit Union (877) 732-2848 www.sdccu.com Torrey Pines Bank (760) 444-8401 www.torreypinesbank.com Wells Fargo Bank - Santa Fe (760) 758-9551 www.wellsfargo.com

Botanical Gardens Alta Vista Botanical Gardens (760) 945-3954 www.altavistabotanicalgardens.org

Brewery Backstreet Brewery (760) 407-7600 www.lamppostpizzavista.com BattleMage Brewing Company (760) 216-6425 www.battlemagebrewing.com Booze Brothers Brewing Co. (760) 295-0217 www.boozebrothersbrewery.com Ebullition Brew Works (760) 842-1046 www.ebullitionbrew.com Guadalupe Brewery (Carlsbad Brew Supply LLC) (740) 302-3377 www.guadalupebrewery.com Latitude 33 Brewing Company (760) 410-6333 www.lat33brew.com Local Roots Kombucha (619) 452-0165 www.localrootskombucha.com Prohibition Brewing Company (760) 295-3525 www.prohibitionbrewingcompany.com Wavelength Brewing Company (760) 820-9283 www.wavelengthbrewco.com

Business & Management Consultants InTHETRIBE.io (208) 890-7599 www.getinthetribe.com Strategic Results Group (760) 940-1381 www.strategicresultsgroup.com

Business Organization Intesa Communications Group (619) 501-5172 www.Intesacom.com

Business Services Thryv (760) 810-2573 www.thryv.com

Cable Television Cox Communications, Inc (619) 269-2458 www.cox.com

Candy/Confections Sunset Bay Candy Company (760) 295-2833 www.sunsetbaycandy.com

Car Washes Rancho Vista Car Wash (760) 726-0501 www.ranchocarwash.com

Carpet Cleaning Ultimate Carpet Cleaning (760) 994-3200 www.yourultimateclean.com

Caterers Full Metal Burgers (860) 334-5941 www.fullmetalburgers.com Red Tail Catering (858) 605-8219 www.redtailcatering.com VISTACHAMBER.ORG

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The Etouffee Cafe on Wheels (760) 420-6323 www.etouffeecafeonwheels.com

Chambers of Commerce Vista Chamber of Commerce (760) 726-1122 www.vistachamber.org Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce (619) 661-6111 www.otaymesa.org

Pathway Health Clinic (760) 945-4673 www.pathway-healthclinic.com Vista Family Health Center (760) 716-3434 www.vistafamilyhealthcenter.com

Cremation

Embroidery

Fire Sprinklers

Health & Wellness

CSI - Cremation Services Inc (760) 727-8906 www.csicremationandburial.com

Embroidery Image, Inc. (760) 726-4167 www.embroideryimage.com

Titan Fire Protection, Inc. (760) 295-3436 www.titanfpinc.com

Dance Studio

Energy

Flooring

Coaching

Encinitas Ballet Academy (760) 632-4947 www.encinitasballet.com Ka Hula O'Ilima (760) 525-1488 www.kahulaoilima.com

Vista Energy Storage, LLC (925) 201-5240 www.lspower.com

Direct Carpet Unlimited (760) 471-9090 www.directcarpetunlimited.com West Coast Flooring (760) 736-4222 www.westcoastflooring.com

American Heart Association (858) 410-3850 www.heart.org Anoint for Wellness (818) 414-5048 www.doterra.com/US/en/site/ anointforwellness Chill Spot Cryo (760) 536-9284 www.chillspotcryo.com First Step Athletics, LLC (760) 213-0480 www.firststepathletics.com Golden State CBD (855) 660-4653 www.goldenstatecbd.com North County Health Services (760) 736-7068 www.nchs-health.org Olianna Lia Piancone oliannaextravirginoliveoil.com

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Chiropractors

Coffee

Chiropractic Rehabilitation Wellness Center (760) 726-9660 www.crwellnesscenter.com Health From Within Family Wellness Center (760) 385-8352 www.healthfromwithinca.com Pacific Family Chiropractic (760) 643-9191 www.pacificfamilychiropractic. com

Cat & Craft Cafe (760) 295-1181 catandcraftcafe.com Dunkin' (760) 216-6155 dunkindonuts.com

Churches & Religious Organizations Faith Lutheran Church (760) 724-7700 www.faithvista.org First Church of Christ, Scientist Carlsbad-Vista (760) 724-3383 www.christianscience.com New Community Church of Vista (760) 726-3880 www.sdchurch.com St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (760) 945-8000 www.stfrancis-vista.org St. Thomas More Catholic Church (760) 758-4100 www.stmoside.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (760) 533-6447 www.lds.org/?lang=eng

Cleaning/Janitorial Services Direct Professional Cleaning Service (760) 672-9042 www.directprofessionalcleaning. com Keller Resources Group (760) 639-8791

Clinics & Medical Groups Children's Physicians Medical Group (877) 276-4543 www.cpmgsandiego.com Graybill Medical Group (866) 228-2236 www.graybill.org

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Computer Networks & Communications Strategic IT Group (760) 598-5005 www.strategicitg.com Computer Sales & Service The Computer Factory (760) 744-4315 www.thecomputerfactory.net

Construction Pro-Cal Lighting (760) 994-6959 www.procallighting.com United Top Quality Construction, Inc. (760) 522-3402 www.utqci.com

Consultants Eckert & Sons, Inc. (760) 500-0013

Copiers - Sales & Supplies The Copier Doctor (760) 213-9007 www.thecopydoc.com

Council Member/ Candidate Councilman John Franklin (760) 689-2220 www.johnfranklin.org

Counseling/Therapy The Art of Family (760) 505-8463 www.the-art-of-family.com

Country Clubs - Golf Shadowridge Golf Club (760) 727-7700 www.shadowridgecc.com Soleil Communications for Welk Resorts (760) 749-3000 www.welkresorts.com Vista Valley Country Club (760) 758-2800 www.vistavalley.com

Dentists Children's Primary Dental Group (888) 630-5550 www.childrensprimarydental.com Ginger Hansen, DDS (760) 940-0366 www.myremarkablesmile.com Imagine Dental Group & Implant Center (760) 659-6118 www.myimaginedental.com Main Street Dental (760) 295-9870 www.msdsmiles.com Santa Fe Dental Group (760) 732-5878 www.thevistadentist.com Smile Adventures Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (760) 842-0888 www.smileadventuresdental.com Vista Modern Dentistry (760) 208-1173 www.vistamoderndentistry.com

Engineering Excel Engineering (760) 745-8118 www.excelengineering.net Tory R. Walker Engineering, Inc (760) 414-9212 www.trwengineering.com

Entertainment Altitude Trampoline Park (760) 842-5142 www.altitudevista.com Warrior VR Arcade (760) 208-8020 www.warriorvrarcade.com

Escrow Opulence Escrow Inc. (760) 295-9922 www.opulenceescrow.com

Event Coordinators Show Imaging, Inc. (760) 842-5885 www.showimaging.com

Fences

117 West Spirits (619) 546-5106 www.117westspirits.com

Scott Fence (760) 598-0070 www.scottfence.com Vista Fence Co., Inc. (760) 941-1629 www.vistafence.com

DJ Services

Film Studio

Aon Events (760) 525-7794 www.aonevents.net Goodtime Music (760) 791-6842 www.goodtimemusicbob.com

Inspired Images Studios (760) 643-0850 www.inspired-images.tv

Distillery

Education Consultants Odyssey www.leadtheodyssey.com

Electricians Bob Leider Electric (760) 599-0450 Chambers Electric, Inc. (760) 598-5498 www.chamberselectricinc.com Kent Electrical Services (442) 500-4342 www.kentelectricalservicesllc.com MC Industrial Electric (760) 593-8833 www.mcidustrialelectric.com

Financial Planning & Investments Advanced Financial Solutions (760) 639-0160 www.advanced-financial-solutions.com Edward Jones - Baldwin (760) 752-9733 www.edwardjones.com Edward Jones - Nicole White (760) 630-8268 www.edwardjones.com Edward Jones-Patterson (760) 599-5810 www.edwardjones.com Thrivent Financial (760) 496-5531 www.connect.thrivent.com/robertbriones

Florists Croziers Flowers & Gifts (760) 726-3800 www.croziersflowersvista.com

Food Products, Services, Supplies & Brokers Colors Enterprise, Inc. (760) 597-1400 www.colorspizza.com

Funeral Homes Allen Brothers Mortuary (760) 726-2555 www.allenbrothersmortuary.com Eternal Hills Memorial Park Mortuary & Crematory (760) 754-6600 www.eternalhillsmortuary.com

Furniture Sales Ideal Mattress Furniture Center (760) 631-4990 www.idealmattress.net

Games, Toys & Hobbies Pair-A-Dice Games (760) 940-0139 www.pairadicegames.com

Gasoline Stations

Health Products & Nutritional Supplements Auer CBD LLC (760) 917-2244 www.auercbd.com Coastal Wellness (760) 734-7081 coastalwellnessdispensary.com March and Ash (760) 724-7336 www.marchandash.com Tradecraft Farms Vista (760) 295-8572 www.tradecraftfarmsvista.com Up North (760) 330-9599 www.upnorthus.com

Santa Fe Petroleum (760) 724-1660

Heating & Air Conditioning

Government & Govt. Officials

Air Crafts Heating & Air Conditioning (760) 749-3667 www.aircraftshvac.com

City of Vista (760) 639-6130 www.cityofvista.com

Graphic Design Janet McAlpine Graphic Design (760) 331-8729

Grocery Stores Frazier Farms (760) 758-7175 www.frazierfarmsmarket.com Rodeo's Meat Market, Inc (760) 758-0513 www.rodeosmarket.com Stater Bros. Market 157 (760) 726-8485 www.staterbros.com Stater Bros. Sycamore (760) 727-7080 www.staterbros.com

Hospitals & Medical Centers Scripps Health (858) 678-6202 www.scrippshealth.org Tri-City Medical Center (760) 724-8411 www.tricitymed.org

Hotels, Motels & Resorts Ayres Hotel (714) 540-6060 www.ayreshotels.com Hyatt Place San Diego Carlsbad/ Vista (760) 814-8879 www.sandiegocarlsbad.place. hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


Motel 6 (760) 726-2900 www.motel6.com/reservations/ motel_detail.aspx?num=4821 TownePlace Suites by Marriott (760) 216-6010 www.marriott.com/sanvi

Human Resources Services & Training Green Leaf Business Solutions (760) 237-0559 www.greenleafbizsolutions.com

Individuals/Civic Members Garretson, Garry Golden, Cathryn Herrera, John Nilson, Sr., David A.

Insurance - Commercial/ Business Shorebreak Insurance (760) 512-1300 www.shorebreakinsurance.com

Insurance - General Adriana's Insurance (760) 616-6000 www.adrianasinsurance.com Allstate Insurance & Financial Products-Timmons (760) 806-1630 www.allstateagencies.com/ deedeet/welcome Alta Vista Insurance Agency (760) 724-2124 www.altavistainsurance.com Bill Corley Insurance Agency/Network One Insurance (858) 569-8100 network1@yourinsuranceplace. com Farmers Insurance - Panian (619) 298-7800 agents.farmers.com/ca/san-diego/ claudia-panian Farmers Insurance Agency Furbush (760) 597-9800 agents.farmers.com/ca/vista/ marilyn-furbush Nationwide Insurance - McArthur & Associates (760) 599-9300 x104 www.cy.nationwide.com/susanjaye-mcarthur-in-vista-ca@ nationwide.com Ron Wilson Insurance (760) 705-6553 www.ronwilsoninsurance.com Ximena Rosas Agency (State Farm) (760) 758-1090 www.myvistaagent.net

Insurance - Medical/ Dental Pickering Insurance Services, Inc (760) 758-9800 www.pickeringinsurance.com

Insurance-Property & Casualty

Vista Lock & Safe Company (760) 726-0310 www.vistalockandsafe.net

Machining/Machine Shop Speedy Cut Inc. (760) 433-1188

Maker Space

Tague Insurance Agency (760) 729-1143 www.tagueins.com

Open Source Maker Labs (760) 998-1522 www.opensourcemakerlabs.com

Janitorial Supplies

Manufacturers

North County Janitorial Supply (760) 758-5622

Applied Membranes, Inc. (760) 727-3711 www.appliedmembranes.com Applied Spectral Imaging (760) 929-2840 www.spectral-imaging.com Aqua Lung America, Inc./ US Divers (760) 597-5000 www.aqualung.com BioFilm, Inc (760) 727-9030 www.astroglide.com C Enterprises LP (760) 599-5111 www.centerprises.com Datron World Communications, Inc (760) 597-1500 www.dtwc.com DDH Enterprise, Inc (760) 599-0171 www.ddhgroup.net DEI Holdings, Inc. (760) 598-6200 www.directed.com DIG Corporation (800) 322-9146 www.digcorp.com Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps (760) 743-2211 www.drbronner.com Earthlite, LLC (800) 872-0560 www.earthlite.com Fresh Creative Foods (760) 597-1270 www.freshcreativefoods.com H2O Innovation USA, Inc. DBA Professional Water Technologies (760) 639-4400 www.h2oinnovation.com HRE Performance Wheels (760) 598-1960 www.hrewheels.com Leica Biosystems (760) 539-1100 www.leicabiosystems.com Leidos (858) 826-7312 www.leidos.com McCain (760) 727-8100 www.mccain-inc.com

Jewelry John Shakarian Jeweler (760) 726-1670 www.johnshakarianjeweler.com

Junk Removal JDog Vista (760) 291-8917 www.jdogjunkremoval.com/ franchising/vista

Land Development/ Investments & Brokers Integral Communities (760) 944-7511 www.integralcommunities.com

Laundry Service EZ Express Laundry (760) 724-9900 www.facebook.com/EzExpressLaundry Shadowridge Laundry, Inc. (760) 586-3967

Legal Service Injury Trial Lawyers, APC (619) 525-7007 www.getinjuryanswers.com JD Law (760) 630-2000 www.jdlaw.law Legal Shield/Go Small Biz/IDShield (760) 224-5964 www.brlebsock.wearelegalshield. com

Lighting-Fixtures & Supplies Solatube Home Daylight (760) 602-3223 www.bcdaylight.com

Lingerie Deja Vu Love Boutique (760) 598-5889 www.shoptheloveboutique. com

Locksmiths Quality Lock & Security Services (760) 945-4545 www.qlsecurity.com

Medental International, Inc. (760) 727-5889 www.medentalinternational.com NuFACE (760) 734-4545 www.mynuface.com OYC Americas, Inc. (760) 659-5943 www.oycus.com Piedmont Pacific (760) 305-7616 www.piedmontpacific.com Protec Arisawa America, Inc. (760) 599-4800 x 107 www.protec-arisawa.com Quick Charge Power (760) 798-0342 www.quickchargepower.com Rugged Ranch Products (858) 335-9679 www.americansoju.net Solatube International, Inc. (760) 597-4400 www.solatube.com The Coromega Company, Inc (760) 599-6088 www.coromega.com The GHT Companies (760) 542-3000 www.theghtcompanies.com Watkins Wellness (760) 598-6464 www.watkinsmfg.com

Medipal Inc. (760) 579-2679 www.medipal.com

Marketing Consultants

Museums

GoBeRewarded Marketing Agency (760) 659-6778 www.goberewarded.com My San Diego North County (619) 208-8710 www.mysdnc.com Designed Images (760) 598-7011 www.designedimage.com Dualsided (760) 579-1793 www.dualsided.com Humble Pie Communications (760) 908-6931 www.humblepiecommunications.com Puzzle Pieces Marketing (858) 848-6584 www.puzzlepiecesmarketing.com Star Fox Media (760) 822-9610 www.starfox.media

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum (760) 941-1791 www.agsem.com Vista Historical Society (760) 630-0444 www.vistahistoricalsociety.com

Medical Centers Vista Community Clinic (760) 631-5000 x 1139 www.vistacommunityclinic.org

Medical Products Abigail's Medical Supplies (760) 940-1132 www.calimedicalsupplies.com

Merchant Services SpotOn (760) 607-2438 www.spoton.com/socal

Military USO Camp Pendleton (760) 681-3114 www.uso.org

Mobile Food Concessions Carl's Concessions (951) 634-4056 www.carlsconcessions.com Finest City Kettlecorn (619) 980-0880 Wild Bill's Olde Fashioned Soda Pop (619) 228-3569 www.wildbillssoda.com

Mortgage Lenders Boulton Mortgage & Real Estate Services (760) 945-9924 www.boultonmortgage.com

Mortgage Lenders Point Mortgage Corporation (760) 631-0004 x103 www.pointmtg.com

Newspapers Coast News Group (760) 436-9737 www.thecoastnews.com North County Daily Star (760) 696-8270 www.northcountydailystar.com TheVistaPress.com (760) 644-5035 www.thevistapress.com

Non Profit / Charity 7 Graces for Sexual Abuse Survivors (760) 519-3082 www.7graces.org ABC Hopes, Inc. (951) 217-7223 www.abchopes.com Alzheimer's Association (858) 732-1354 www.alz.org/sandiego Be Creative Zone (760) 633-3012 krististone.org

Got Your Back San Diego (760) 845-7789 www.gotyourbacksandiego.org REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program (760) 731-9168 reinsprogram.org

Office Equipment - Sales & Repair Sharp Business Systems (619) 258-1400 www.sbsofsandiego.com

Office-Supplies, Equipment & Furniture Staples (760) 639-1420 www.staples.com

Organizations & Clubs ACE International (760) 715-0359 www.aceinternational.us American Cancer Society Relay for Life North County (619) 592-2847 www.relayforlife.org/vistaca Amigos de Vista Lions Club (760) 691-9606 www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/ vista_amigos/contact.php Assistance League of North Coast (760) 722-2286 www.assistanceleaguenorthcoast. com Boys & Girls Club of Vista (760) 724-6606 www.bgcvista.org Green Oak Ranch (760) 727-0251 www.greenoakranch.org Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (858) 527-1419 www.sandiegofoodbank.org Kainga Music 1-760-828-8415 www.kaingamusic.com Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista (760) 801-7120 www.kiwanisclubofsunrisevista. org MAAC Project Head Start (760) 471-4210 www.maacproject.org MCF/ Moonlight Angels Auxiliary (760) 630-7650 www.moonlightfoundation.com New Haven Youth & Family Services (760) 630-4035 www.newhavenyfs.org North County African American Women's Assoc. (760) 978-6534 www.ncaawa.org

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North County Lifeline (760) 726-4900 www.nclifeline.org Operation HOPE-North County (760) 536-3880 www.operationhopeshelter.org Optimist Club of Vista (760) 598-5907 www.vistaoptimist.org Pride of Vista Lions Club Rotary Club of El Camino Real (760) 650-2582 www.elcaminorotary.org Rotary Club of Vista (760) 500-4533 www.vistaafterfive.org Shadowridge Owners' Assn/PCM (760) 918-8040 www.shadowridgehoa.com Solutions for Change, Inc. (760) 941-6545 www.solutionsforchange.org Sons of Norway (760) 726-6526 www.norwayhall.com Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland (760) 683-9427 www.soroptimistvista.org The Vista Conservancy (760) 758-7710 www.thevistaconservancy.org The Woman's Club of Vista GFWC (760) 724-5743 www.womansclubofvista.org Tri-City Hospital Foundation (760) 940-3520 www.tricityhospitalfoundation.org Vista Education Foundation (760) 630-8268 www.vistaedfoundation.org Vista Firefighters Association www.vffa.org Vista Hi Noon Rotary (760) 726-4167 www.vistahinoonrotary.org Vista Soccer Club (760) 940-8804 www.vistasoccerclub.org Vista Teen Outreach (760) 390-2932 www.vistateenoutreach.org Vista Village Business Association (760) 414-9391 www.vvba.org Women's Resource Center (760) 757-3500 www.wrcsd.org

Orthodontists David S. Han, MS, DMD, APC (760) 726-4790 www.hanortho.com Shadowridge Orthodontics (760) 598-1707 www.shadowridgeorthodontics. com

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Packaging Machinery Marburg Industries, Inc. (760) 727-3762 www.marburgind.com

Party Equipment Rentals Allie's Party Equipment Rental, Inc (760) 591-4314 www.alliesparty.com Craft Party Supply (760) 724-9511 craftpartysupplyvista.business.site North County Yard Greetings (760) 612-1702 www.northcountyyardgreetings. com San Diego Balloons and More (760) 390-2932 www.sandiegoballoonsandmore. com SD Party Rentals (858) 776-2345 www.sdpartyrentals.com

Pest Control Services Corky's Pest Control (800) 901-1102 www.corkyspest.com D-Tek Live Bee Removal (760) 224-3040 www.dteklivebeeremoval.com

Pet Grooming Vista Pet Groomery & Co. (760) 201-5197 www.vistapetgroomery.com

Pharmaceutical Bachem (760) 691-3800 www.bachem.com

Photography Firm Grip Photography, LLC (317) 941-5897 www.firmgripphotography.com G Foster Photography (619) 201-6737 www.gfosterphotography.com Jarin Photography (760) 239-7265 www.jarinphotography.com

Physical Therapy All Star Physical Therapy Inc. (760) 295-4175 www.allstarphysicaltherapy.net

Physicians Greater Tri Cities IPA Medical Group (760) 941-7309 x140 www.gtcipa.com Minimally Invasive Surgeons of North County (760) 300-3647 www.misnorthcounty.com

Oceana Vein Specialists (760) 769-8346 www.oceanavein.com

Plant Rental & Sales EXPO Plant Service, Inc. (760) 477-7863 www.expoplantservice.com

Plumbing Hanna Plumbing & Supply, Inc (760) 726-2002 www.hannaplumbing.com KB Plumbing & Remodeling (760) 536-4576 www.callkb.com Vista Plumbing, Inc. (760) 758-2345 www.vistaplumbing.com

Pre School/Childcare Children's Paradise (760) 724-5600 www.childrensparadise.com Educational Enrichment Systems, Inc. (858) 569-7273 www.educ-enrichment.org

Printer Supplies & Repair One Stop Toner & Inkjet LLC (760) 431-3756 www.toner-inkjet.com

Printing Services Advanced Web Offset, Inc (760) 727-1700 www.awoink.com EOS-Electronic Output Solutions (760) 599-9945 www.eoshost.com Vista Printing (760) 726-3532 www.vistaprinting.com

Professional Services Tideline Partners LLC (760) 295-9111 www.tidelinepartners.com

Propane Lava Propane, LLC (760) 599-4735 www.lavapropane.com

Property Management Silverado Community Management Services, Inc. (760) 407-7575 x105 www.scmsonline.com

Publishers San Diego Union Tribune (760) 529-4818 www.sandiegouniontribune.com

Real Estate Compadre Brokers (760) 385-8660 compadrebrokers.com

Cristine Clark & Jamie Gilman Team (760) 500-5189 www.cristineclark.com eXp Realty-Keller Forsyth Group (949) 395-5931 www.kellerteam.com Green Team Realty (760) 815-4872 www.greenteam760.com Jeff Underdahl & The Dream Home Pros (760) 705-6927 www.jeffunderdahl.com Lund Team Real Estate (760) 438-0800 www.lundteam.com Regal The Property Shoppe (760) 539-7995 www.regalthepropertyshoppe.com San Diego Commercial Realty Services Inc. (760) 599-4200 www.sandiegocommercial.info Sunroad Vista Land Partners (858) 362-8500 www.sunroadenterprises.com Team Beja (760) 458-1583 www.hsrealtywest.com The Willson Team (760) 271-0045 www.willsonteam.com Tri-City Realty (760) 732-5800 www.runatherealtor.com Vista Village Realty (760) 822-5885 www.vistavillagerealty.com Windermere Real Estate (760) 208-7277

Real Estate Developers & Developments Atomic Investments (619) 234-7966 www.atomic-inc.com Lennar- The Peak (760) 407-3380 www.lennar.com/SD Oak Creek by California West Communities (760) 579-2494 www.calwestliving.com

Real Estate-Commercial Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate (760) 929-9700 www.lee-associates.com

Real Estate-Holdings & Management Greene Properties, Inc. (760) 727-6888 www.greene-properties.com

Real Estate-Investment/ Development Grasshopper Development (858) 204-5438 www.jcgdev.com Pacifica Retail, LLC www.pacificacompanies.com Street Lights Residential (434) 882-2108 www.streetlightsres.com

Real Estate-Residential Massa & Associates Real Estate Group @ Pacific Sotheby's International Realty (760) 889-7701 www.itsyourmovesandiego.com Realty Executives - Proctor (760) 207-6791 www.janetproctorhomes.com

Recycling Lee's Iron & Metal (760) 500-5786 www.leesironandmetal.com

Remodeling - Repairs Guedes Construction Inc. (760) 295-3036 www.guedesconstruction.com

Restaurants 508 Tavern (760) 521-4775 www.facebook.com/508tavern Albertacos Mex Food, Inc (760) 598-6047 Ciao Ristorante Italiano (760) 630-7333 www.ciao2.com Culichi Town (442) 224-7800 www.culichitowns.com Curbside Cafe (760) 630-2747 www.curbsidecafevistaca.com Del Taco Vista (760) 945-8294 deltaco.com Dog Haus Biergarten vista.doghaus.com Grand Slam Pizza-Vista, LLC (760) 599-1199 www.grandslamvista.com Hungry Bear Deli (760) 295-2295 www.hungrybeardeli.com Hunter Steakhouse (760) 433-2633 www.huntersteakhouse.com Jersey Mike's Subs (760) 681-7827 www.jerseymikes.com/20092/ VistaLamppost Pizza/Backstreet Brewery (760) 407-7600 www.lamppostpizzavista.com

Mama 'n Papa's Pizza Grotto (760) 941-3900 www.mamanpapaspizza.com McDonald's of Vista (760) 724-2728 www.mcdonalds.com Mikko Sushi (760) 842-8001 www.mikkosushi.com Palomar Pizza & Pasta (760) 727-5559 www.palomarpizza.com Panda Express (760) 806-3880 www.pandaexpress.com Pepper Tree Frosty (760) 726-0732 www.peppertreefrosty.com Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers (760) 639-6086 www.raisingcanes.com Shaks Mediterranean Bistro (760) 716-3339 www.shaksbistro.com Sizzler Restaurant (760) 726-2000 www.sizzler.com Swami's Cafe Vista (442) 216-2985 www.swamiscafe.com The Original Mr.Taco (760) 727-7311 www.theoriginalmrtaco.com The Yellow Deli (760) 630-0040 www.yellowdeli.com/vista Vista Village Pub (760) 643-1619 www.pubvistaca.com When Pigs Fly BBQ (760) 295-7993 www.whenpigsflycatering.com Wildwood Crossing (760) 758-1513 www.wildwoodcrossing.net

Retail Eclectic Vintage Design, LLC (760) 231-7899 eclecticvintagedesign.com Flora Verde (480) 389-8681 www.thefloraverde.com Ready America, Inc. (760) 295-0234 www.readyamerica.com ReFind Off Main (760) 659-6787 www.refindoffmain.com Russell Cellular (417) 886-7542 www.russellcellular.com Tin Gypsy (760) 208-3630 www.instagram.com/tingypsydecor


Vape Craft, Inc. (760) 532-4420 www.vapecraftinc.com

Retirement Communities Arcadia Place (760) 945-5555 www.arcadiaplace.com

Roofing & Insulation Cool-Roof Systems (760) 747-5970 www.coolroofsprayfoam.com Landmark Roofing, Inc. (760) 216-6105 www.landmarkroofinginc.com Schott Roofing, Inc. (760) 630-6450 www.schottroofing.com

Safes & Vaults Brown Safe Manufacturing, Inc. (760) 233-2293 www.brownsafe.com

Schools, Colleges & Education Bella Mente Montessori Academy (760) 621-8948 www.bellamentecharter.org California State University San Marcos (760) 750-8700 www.csusm.edu Grand Canyon University (619) 481-0234 www.gcu.edu Guajome Park Academy (760) 631-8500 www.guajome.net Innovation High School, San Diego (760) 297-4073 www.learn4life.org North County Trade Tech High School (760) 598-0782 www.tradetechhigh.org Palomar Community College (760) 744-1150 www.palomar.edu SIATech Schools (760) 945-1227 www.siatechschools.org Tri-City Christian Schools (760) 630-8227 X215 www.tccs.org Vista Adult School (760) 758-7122 x8099 www.vistaadultschool.com Vista Unified School District (760) 726-2170 www.vistausd.org

Screenprinting Alchemy Print Co (760) 650-2282 www.alchemyprintco.com

Security Services & Patrol Oceanside Security Agency (760) 941-3128 www.oceansidesecurityagency. com Rancho Santa Fe Security Systems, Inc (760) 942-0688 www.rsfsecurity.com

Senior Services: Alzheimer's Care Vista Gardens Memory Care Community (760) 295-3900 www.vistagardensmemorycare. com

Senior Services: Assisted Living Alta Vista Senior Living (760) 941-3233 www.altavistaseniorliving.com Ocean Hills Senior Living 76o-295-8515 oceanhillsseniorliving.com Pacifica Senior Living Vista (760) 941-1480 www.pacificaseniorliving.com/ca/ vista/pacifica-senior-living-vista/ index.aspx Silver Oak Country Estates (760) 216-6103 www.silveroakcountryestates.com

Senior Services: Medicare Insurance

Sign Art (760) 940-1947 www.signartgraphix.com Sign-A-Rama (760) 744-5046 www.signarama-sanmarcos.com Urgent Signs (760) 598-0100 www.urgentsigns.com

Telecommunications

Utilities

AT&T - Corporate (800) 750-2355 www.att.com T-Mobile (760) 732-0058 www.t-mobile.com

Skin Care

Diamond Environmental Services (760) 744-7191 www.diamondprovides.com

San Diego County Water Authority (858) 522-6700 www.sdcwa.org San Diego Gas & Electric Co (800) 411-7343 www.sdge.com Vista Irrigation District (760) 597-3100 www.vidwater.org

Skincare by Melissa (760) 716-4110 www.skincarebymelissam.com

Software PROTEUS Business Solutions, Inc. (858) 566-6060 www.proteuserp.com

Solar Energy Equipment & Systems Cosmic Solar (760) 749-1111 www.cosmicsolar.com

Soundproofing SoundAway Corporation (760) 599-3985 www.SoundAway.com

Sporting Goods Ocean Reef Inc. (760) 744-9430 oceanreefgroup.com

Storage

Senior Services: Skilled Nursing Facility

North Melrose Self Storage (760) 639-6400 www.northmelroseselfstorage. com Stor'em Self Storage (760) 727-3470 www.storem.com

Astor Healthcare Center (760) 945-3033 astorhealth.com

Synthetic Lawns/Putting Greens

Bridlewood Insurance Solutions (760) 420-7859 www.bridlewood-saunders.com

Shopping Centers North County Square (858) 699-5958 www.shopnorthcountysquare.com

Signs ideas Cabrera (760) 941-8492 www.ideascabrera.com Innovative Sign Systems (760) 230-8220 www.innovativesignsystems.com North Coast Signs (760) 536-5454 www.northcoastsigns.net Option D Graphics, LLC (760) 936-0515 www.optiondgraphics.com Rouse Sign & Graphics (760) 726-2070 www.rousesign.com

Easy Turf (760) 745-7026 www.Easyturf.com

Toilet Rentals

Transportation MASA Medical Transport Solutions (949) 397-5030 www.masamts.com North County Transit District (760) 966-6500 www.gonctd.com The Toll Roads - Transportation Corridor Agencies (949) 754-3458 www.thetollroads.com

Tree Service Rancho Environmental Services, Inc., DBA Rancho Tree Service Rancho Arborcare (760) 726-2405

Trophies & Plaques B & K Engraving (760) 726-0311 www.BandKengraving.com

Truck Rentals U-Haul of Oceanside (951) 200-5415 www.u-haul.com Vista Truck Rentals / Quick Check Smog (760) 940-9831 www.quickchecksmog.com

Tutorial Services Mathnasium (619) 757-0233 www.mathnasium.com/vista

Veterans Wounded Warrior Homes (760) 483-3553 www.woundedwarriorhomes.org

Veterinarians Aloha Animal Hospital (760) 724-8313 www.alohaanimalhospital.com Alta Mira Animal Hospital (760) 726-8918 www.facebook.com/ pages/Alta-Mira-Animal-Hospital/158581977508601 Mohnacky Animal Hospital of Vista (760) 758-8004 www.mohnackyvet.com Palomar Animal Hospital (760) 727-7622 www.palomarvet.com

Video Production Services Ryan Video Productions (760) 410-4443 www.ryanvideoproductions.com

Waste & Recycling EDCO (760) 727-1600 www.edcodisposal.com

Water - Bottled

Water Conditioning Rayne Water of North County (760) 724-8603 www.rayneofnorthcounty.com

Website Design TVK Designs Websites & Graphics (760) 214-5064 www.tvkdesigns.com

Wholesale GDS Industries, Inc. (866) 431-4567 www.gds-industries.com Tainong Seeds, Inc (760) 598-2368 www.tainongseeds.com

Windows Your Window Shoppe (760) 727-0001 yourwindowshoppe.com

Winery Twisted Horn Mead & Cider (760) 295-5888 www.twistedhornmead.com

Writing Services StorySetFree (858) 227-9813 www.storysetfree.com

Youth Sports Groups North County Thunder Basketball (858) 252-8624 ncthunderbball.com Vista Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading (760) 650-2522 www.vistapopwarner.com

Palomar Mountain Premium Spring Water (760) 743-0140 www.palomarwater.com

Tax Preparation & Bookkeeping Accounting Value, Inc (760) 295-4256 www.accountingvalue.com DePauw Johnson, Inc. Tax & Financial Services (760) 941-1763 www.depauwtax.com Melco Business Services (760) 945-1888 www.PhilipHelmuth-EA.com Plaza Tax Service (760) 724-7113 www.plazataxservice.com The Tax Gals! (760) 305-8480 www.taxgals.com

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Proudly serving our community since 1961 Tri-City Medical Center has served our community for nearly 60 years and prides itself on being the home to leading orthopedic, spine and cardiovascular health services while also specializing in world-class women’s health, robotic surgery, cancer and emergency care. Tri-City’s Emergency Department is there for your loved ones in their time of need and is highly regarded for our heart attack and stroke treatment programs. When minutes matter, Tri-City is your source for quality compassionate care close to home.

50 + Community Partners Tri-City Medical Center’s COASTAL Commitment initiative tackles our communities’ most pressing health and social needs.

Leader in North County Technologically-advanced Emergency Department 1st accredited Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center certification, 36th nationwide 1st in San Diego to offer Mazor Robotic Spine Surgery Only Level III NICU

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Vista Magazine Fall 2019  

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