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T he C oast News - I nland E dition

MAY 8, 2015

Summer F un & L earning City of Vista...

Fun is just around the corner With summer just around the corner, now is the time to start looking into what to do with the kids to keep them busy. The City of Vista has just what you need. We offer several all-inclusive camps for grades Kindergarten through eighth. For the middle school grades 5 – 8, we offer Adventure Camp which is a traveling camp that goes on a field trip every day! For the more active, athletic child in grades 1 –

6 we have our Sports Camp with 1 field trip per week. And of course, we have our traditional camp for grades K – 5 that offers plenty of arts & crafts along with games and activities and one field trip per week. Each camp is based on a weekly theme such as ‘Frozen’, ‘Sweet Summertime’, ‘Mysteries of Science’, ‘Food Frenzie’ and more. All camps include before & after care, at least one field trip per week,

one camp T-shirt, lunch, 2 snacks, and special camp days every Friday for NO ADDITIONAL COST! City of Vista Day Camp staff are busy planning for the summer activities and can’t wait to get started. Registration is now open. For more information on weekly themes and trips please visit our website at and choose Summer Day Camps or give us a call at (760) 643-5272 or e-mail at kcrawford@


or Videos should be less than 180 seconds long, by June 15. Five finalists will be selected, and then fans will vote for their favorite finalist for the grand prize winner. Complete rules can be found at promos/fanfest.

Alyssa O’Halloran, Sierra Pia, Victoria Walz, Kyra Wentworth-Glasco, Jordan Werner, and Talia Wexler. Including the previous inductees, 55 students from The Grauer School were invited into the honor society.


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The Woman’s Club of Vista celebrates its 99th anniversary, joined by Vista Mayor Judy Ritter and Deputy Mayor John Aguilera, Field Representatives from the offices of Rep. Darrell Issa, Sen. Patricia Bates, Assemblywoman Marie Waldron and the Vista Chamber of Commerce. The club will host Donation Day May 13 with representatives from the 28 non-profit organizations the club supports to be recognized. For more information, visit Courtesy photo

Learn about managing college costs ESCONDIDO — Es- partnership with the San condido Public Library, in Diego Financial Literacy Center, will offer Planning for College Expenses, from 6 to 7:45 p.m. May 19 in the Turrentine Room, 239 S. Kalmia St. This free workshop is part of the series, “Be Money Smart @ Escondido Public Library,” and is geared to help parents and students become familiar with the ins-and-outs of paying for college and financial aid. The program will offer tips on how to increase

eligibility for free grants, where to find scholarship opportunities, how to help students reach for their dream school without financial compromise, and more. The San Diego Financial Literacy Center, sdflc. org, whose mission is to enhance the financial IQ of San Diego County residents will present the workshop. All library programs are free and open to the public. For more information about this workshop and the Be Money Smart @ Escondido Public Library series, contact (760) 839-4839 or nrobinson@


GRAND OPENING JI Phone Repair, at 731 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach and the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce hosted a Grand Opening ribbon-cutting May 6 to announce its arrival to the Solana Beach area. LAURA’S LAW PASSES In a vote April 21, the San Diego Board of Supervisors approved implementation of Laura’s Law, which allows for court-ordered treatment of severely mentally ill people who present a risk to themselves or others. County Supervisor Dave Roberts pushed for San Diego to join other counties in adopting this law since he took office. At the hearing Supervisors again heard pleas from the relatives of mentally-ill people, who told us forced treatment could have kept their loved one from incarceration, homelessness or death. BLAZE PIZZA VIDEO CONTEST Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza invites the community to create original, unconventional, and authentic videos which showcase why they’re a fan of Blaze Pizza. The grand prizewinner will receive $5,000. Enter online by posting a video on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #BlazeFanFest, or upload the video to YouTube and submit the link at

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PROFESSOR MARKS 40 YEARS Mathematics professor Mohammed Rajah received a 40th anniversary pin, the first ever for any MiraCosta College faculty or staff. Rajah is originally from Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean. He began his tenure at MiraCosta College in 1975. Rajah will not say when he will be retiring. He was teaching at Oceanside High School when a full-time opening came up in the MiraCosta College math and science department,” said Dr. Rajah.

BEST WORKPLACE Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach was recently named a Best Christian Workplace in 2015 for the fourth consecutive year. The accreditation is awarded by national nonprofit organization and leadership consultancy Best Christian Workplaces Institute. MERCHAT JOINS BOARD At its April 22 regular meeting, the MiraCosta College Board of Trustees appointed and swore in Frank Merchat as trustee for Area 4, representing Carlsbad. Merchat is founder and manager of Night Oak, LLC, a multistate commercial real estate company based in Carlsbad. He has served five years as a member of the MiraCosta College Foundation and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from San Diego State University.

NEW LAB Vista Medical Plaza outpatient health center at 2076 W. Vista Way, announced the opening of its newest tenant - Laboratory Corporation of America. The new location opened its doors to patients on April 20. BOOK RELEASE Escondido author EdHONOR SOCIETY ward Grant Ries announced The Grauer School the nationwide release of announced the following his new historical novel on local students were induct- the battle of Quebec, “What ed into the National Honor Price Honor?” Published by Society at this year’s annu- Tate Publishing and Enteral exercises at The Grauer prises, it is available at tateSchool: Divya Bhatia, Ali Burress, Vivian Drewelow, and in bookstores. Rory Falmer, Iselin Flo, Nick Gardner, Elizabeth ELLIS GETS LUXIE Gillingham, Max GreinLux Art Institute aner, Leo Greiner, Audrey nounced that Ray Ellis Hebert, Noa Hochman, will receive the 2015 Luxie Celia Honauer, Alyssa Lat- Award, presented at its anson-Combs, Kate Matthews, nual fundraiser gala, Lux After Dark May 9. Ellis is a dedicated supporter of Lux and serves on the Board of Directors as the treasurer. VERA EARNS CFP Dowling & Yahnke, wealth advisory firm, announced that Elias Vera, Assistant Portfolio Manager, is now a Certified Financial Planner. Elias joins 11 other members of the Dowling & Yahnke team with


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Inland edition, may 8, 2015  

Inland edition, may 8, 2015