Vista Chamber Magazine Spring 2021

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Forty Under Forty

Focus on Young Leaders & Entrepreneurs

Mama ‘n Papa’s A Vista Classic

“Got Your Back San Diego” Helping Local Kids

Vista Unified School District

Career SuperhighwayConnecting Students And Community Published by the

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State of the Community Chamber of Commerce 1


What’s Next for Vista







First Word - Rachel Beld Forty Under Forty

03-27 Forty Under Forty

Vista's Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs


Mama 'n Papa's

Vista's Classic Italian Restaurant


Chairman's Corner

Chamber Membership Impact


Mayor's Musings

Looking Ahead to 2021


"Got Your Back San Diego"

Helping Local Kids


Vista GooseChase 2020


Home is Where You Park It!

RV Rentals in Vista


Superintendent's Corner

Career Superhigway


State of the Community 2020

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Community Calendar of Events Chamber Business Directory


News and Notes

New Business in Vista


Rising Stars



Forty Under Forty Focus on Young Leaders & Entrepreneurs

Mama ‘n Papa’s A Vista Classic

“Got Your Back San Diego” Helping Local Kids

Vista Unified School District

Career Superhighway Connecting Students And Community

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State of the City

What’s Next for Vista Chamber of Commerce



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The Cover: Tribute to Margarita by artist Daniel Toledo located at 110 S. Citrus Ave. The mural pays tribute to the silent film star, Margarita Fischer (Pollard), who owned the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe. She and her husband, Harry Pollard, an MGM producer, owned the Adobe from 1931 to 1951. Inset: Beautiful spring flowers in downtown Vista. Photo by Kent Leithold.


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Spring is around the corner; days are getting longer and flowers are starting to bloom. Since the recent lifting of the regional stay-at-home order, it feels as if there is renewed hope in our community. Things are still challenging and may be for some time, but I believe that the vaccine roll-out and the loosening of business restrictions bring promise for better days ahead. One cause for such optimism is that there are new businesses and opportunities opening in Vista! Barrell & Stave Pourhouse has opened in the former Mother Earth location downtown and Best Pizza & Brew will operate in the former Town Hall Public House location. Paseo Santa Fe is open and the Paseo Artist Village development is moving along. The real estate market is hot and new businesses are moving in. It is exciting and uplifting to see growth and investment happening in Vista.

Another sign of promising futures is highlighted in the Spring edition of this publication. We are thrilled to feature forty wonderfully talented young leaders. We have selected influential stars who are making great things happen in our community. The list of our “40 under 40” includes elected officials, business leaders, community liaisons and much more. Please, take a moment to read about and learn from these impressive leaders. I hope they bring the same sense of inspiration to you as they did for me!


Having lived in Vista most of his life, Kyle has enjoyed watching how Vista has grown over the years, while maintaining its history. As a GM of Prohibition Brewing Company, he is proud to have hired and trained many first-time employees who have gained relevant job experience working with his team.“ I believe attitude is everything,” he says. “A positive attitude at work will help you have a fulfilling career. Always see the bright side of life!”

Kyle Adams, General Manager Prohibition Brewing Co. Age 34


A member of our community since 1989, Kris loves Vista’s smaller-town vibe with its modern-day approach. “I’m proud that we can use Booze Brothers as a vehicle to put a spotlight on the community,” he says. “Whether we’re highlighting local artists, musicians, or supporting fundraising events, it feels good to help. My advice to others is to understand the importance of being able to adapt. You can’t just rely on some of your past wins to keep you thriving.”

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Kris Aracieto, Co-owner and brand manager of Booze Brothers Brewing Co. Age 35


Lindsay Arias, Administrator of Guajome Park Primary Academy Age 38


Lindsay Arias joined Guajome Park nearly 13 years ago. During that time she was part of a team that opened the elementary program. She believes that it is important to provide another educational choice to the community and she continues to work to evolve and grow the program. Her advice is: "when you are a part of the lives of many families: lead with kindness, listen to their story and show your support. My favorite thing about Vista is that even though it is a large community, there is a very small town feel about it. The residents of Vista take pride in their businesses, events, and city as a whole." She also appreciates the variety of craft breweries in Vista.

A Vista resident for the last 10 years, Xiomara loves the accessibility to outdoor hidden gems like the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens in Brengle Terrace Park. She also loves to volunteer at the Chamber as a board member to support small businesses. She also believes in helping future generations find ways to make an impact on other people’s lives. Xiomara and her three little daughters adopted a family for the holidays through Operation Hope Vista. “They were so happy to give back.” She adds, “When leading others, I recommend you do so with self-awareness and humility. Never stop learning.”

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Denisse is a big fan of Vista. It’s where she grew up and it’s where she makes her home today. “I love our diverse community and all that it offers and I especially love our parks,” she says. Denisse is also proud that her business has created jobs for others and offers financial support to various local organizations. She serves on the Vista Chamber board of directors and volunteers with many community organizations including Miss Teen Vista Scholarship Pageant. “Getting involved with your community to learn something new and make friends. There are so many wonderful organizations made up of great people in Vista!”

A North County San Diego native, Christopher has spent most of his life living and working in Vista. He loves how authentic and diverse people are here. “Vista represents the North County I know and understand in my heart--hardworking people from across many social, cultural and economic backgrounds, all bonding over delicious local beers,” he says. “I’m proud of my family’s economic and charitable contributions to our community. I take great pleasure in knowing that small businesses in Vista are making significant waves globally while supporting such a cool, innovative, growing community.” He adds, “Don’t take Vista for granted! It’s arguably one of the best places to live and work in the world!”

Dennisse Barragan, Owner, J&R Auto Body and Paint Age 32

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Xiomara Arroyo, VP Social Impact & Sustainability/Wells Fargo Age 34

Christopher Barter, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Datron World Communications, Inc. Age 35

Jacqueline “Kiki” Bispo, Family & Community Engagement Network Lead – Vista Unified School District. Age 40


Originally from Santa Cruz County, Kiki has loved being part of the Vista community for the last 8.5 years. “I love the diversity of the people, the languages, the cultures and perspectives in Vista,” she says. “It is truly my home and family.” Kiki is proud of her ability to use love and respect to build unity amongst the diverse members of our community as part of her job with the school district. Her advice to others is to be your true and authentic self; be good, kind and understanding; take risks, perseverance will see you through; travel; share your gifts and talents with the world, and surround yourself with good people.

Adam is a native of Vista and loves the incredible small business community here that highlights art, food, and especially beer! He is proud of his efforts to employ a wonderful crew that supports and supplies printed wear for public servants, schools and local businesses. His advice to others includes not being afraid to fail, and if you do, regroup and try again! “The most successful people have a series of failures that they have learned from and overcome.” He is currently chairelect for the Vista Chamber board of directors.

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In just two years, Ryan and Joe have not only established a small brewery in Vista, but outgrew it so fast that they recently opened an even larger brewery. Both Ryan and Joe have Maine roots, but love the feel, vibe and culture of Vista along with its strategic location. “Vista is really a big part of the brewery scene in San Diego,” says Ryan. “We are proud that we’ve created a lot of new jobs and plan to hire more. We are also looking to expand and are on a mission to give back to the community in exciting ways in the future. Our advice to others is to work hard, keep your head down, enjoy the journey and think BIG!”

A third generation Vistan, Justin Christman is grateful for the life-long connections he has to friends, family, little league and history. He sees Vista as a community that looks after each other. “Treat it well and it will treat you even better,” he says. When asked about important contributions his medical marijuana dispensary Flora Verde has made to the community, Justin shares (tongue firmly in cheek), “Taxes!” But joking aside, Justin is proud that his business gives to charity and contributes to the economy. The first dispensary member of the Vista Chamber, Justin and his team are leading this industry in Vista.

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Mama ‘n Papa’s Pizza Grotto Grateful for Community Loyalty Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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Mama ‘n Papa’s Pizza Grotto & Italian Restaurant (M‘ n P’s) is in it for the long haul, come what may. In addition to challenges that come with operating a business, they have enjoyed many great moments in their years of serving Vista and the surrounding communities. It was certainly their grandest accomplishment when patriarch of the family Fred Mozzani and his wife Lynn opened their doors in 1986. Decades later, it continues to be a family affair, their son Charles is now overseeing the daily operations. The day I visited, Charles’ wife and daughter were also working. Though the dining room was dark and silent, the kitchen was humming and the phones were ringing off the hook, at mid-day A request for 100 meals had just come in, so it was all hands on deck. As any dining establishment can attest, the last year with the COVID-19 pandemic in full-swing has been a daunting time to operate. March of 2020 offered the last month of normalcy in the restaurant industry. By the end of the month, M ‘n P’s was scrambling to meet new requirements to keep the public and their employees safe, includ-



ing implementing six foot spacing between tables, drastically reducing restaurant capacity, requiring masks, and providing disposable and QR code menus. Regulations based on infection numbers would change the rules of operation many times in the months to come, mostly bouncing them between outdoor dining and takeout only. As I write this article in the second week of January, we sit squarely where only takeout is permissible. Mama ‘n Papa’s responded with a can-do attitude, continually pivoting and following all guidelines, even if it meant losing employees at times and at other times having to hire extra employees to keep up with the stringent sanitization requirements. It also meant completely refocusing their restaurant from one that specialized in in-house dining to one that relied completely on to-go dining. They vowed to adapt, manage, and to look at things differently in order to not only survive, but to thrive. A large challenge was learning how to deal with the speed differentiation between in-house and to-go dining and getting the timing of everything down. It’s a learning process and one

they are meeting head-on, striving to improve every day. When times are tough, most of us will admit to finding comfort in good food. That is what M ‘n P’s offers with their authentic Italian cuisine. They are perhaps best known for their softball-sized meatballs, but also churn out their pastas, thick-crust pizzas, sandwiches, salads and more. Their loyal and committed customers have buoyed them through this challenging time and kept them going. They went from 4060 takeout orders per day to as many as 120-180. This translates to 700-800 to-go orders per week now. Perhaps customers are showing up on the regular because M ‘n P’s has embraced and invested in their neighborhood. They are honoring special deals that were once reserved for dine-in only customers and have extended them to to-go orders as well. They continue to give back to their community through donations and sponsorships, and still give a consistent, quality dining experience and strong customer service. They

heartily want to thank their customers who have continued to support and encourage them with their business throughout these tough times and look forward to continuing to serve you in the future. You can find Mama ‘n Papa’s Pizza Grotto & Italian Restaurant at 988 Civic Center Dr, Vista, CA 92083. 760-941-3900 Check website for current hours.


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I want to express my gratitude to all of our members at the Vista Chamber of Commerce! Your membership not only allows us to promote and market you as a business, but it allows us to make an impact on our community in general. Each year at this time, we

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like to take a moment to stop and reflect on the various ways that your membership is making an impact. Here are just a few examples: Your voice is always reflected in our civic engagement initiatives! We at the Chamber work for our members at all levels of government. Whether it’s working at the local level with city officials, or its advocating on business issues with the state or federal government, the Chamber advocates for a healthy business climate in the city of Vista and regionally. We created and shared more than 50 COVID resource guide e-blasts which summarized the various educational, financial, and community resources available to businesses and the general community. With this having been an election year, we hosted two community-based forums for candidates so that our citizens could make informed decisions in the voter booths. Seven years ago, your Chamber launched the Rising Star of the Month program to honor local area high school seniors. Each month, we honor seniors from area high schools and then select Rising Stars of the Year to receive scholarships. Last May we were able to give away $8,000 to 10 different recipients, bringing our six year year total to over $60,000. We created North County Cares in partnership with the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and SDNEDC to purchase $25,000 in gift cards at locally-owned restaurants and provide to families in need via the Vista Unified School District. These are just a few examples of how your membership in the Vista Chamber of Commerce not only helps your business, but also makes a lasting impact on our community. Thank you for all you do!


The Vista Chamber lost our dear friend Nikolas (Nick) Ljubic on November 19, 2020. Nick was the personal embodiment of the Chamber and was exceptional at connecting with others. Once you were his friend, he was a friend for life. Nick was on staff at the Vista Chamber serving as Membership Director for 1.5 years before taking over his family business. He then served on the Vista Chamber Board of Directors for two terms and was Board Chair in 2018-2019. He was an incredible resource and a shining light in challenging times. A devoted Vistan, Nick was a proud graduate of St. Francis School and Rancho Buena Vista High School. Nick was incredibly generous, and his family supported many philanthropic efforts. The ripples of this loss are felt throughout our community, yet we know his legacy of kindness lives on.





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Looking Ahead in the New Year Despite being in the midst of a global pandemic, the New Year represents a fresh start to recommit to our goals or to lay the groundwork for something new. Many of these will be health and fitness related. Fortunately for us, living in a city like Vista includes taking advantage of the weather and getting outdoors to exercise or relieve stress, which is something that can be done almost every day. As we begin this year, I want to acknowledge our residents who have been “keeping it local” by supporting our Vista businesses. These actions are strengthening our community and stimulating our hometown economy. COVID-19 has created a shift in our services and our business structure; yet Vista is rising to the challenge, and I am proud of our collective response to the coronavirus crisis. The City is steadfast in getting the local economy back on its positive trajectory by helping local businesses address the ongoing challenges stemming from COVID-19 closures. These businesses are the backbone of our community and we will continue to help them survive and thrive. It will may take a while as we navigate through the pandemic; but things will get better in 2021. I am committed to making Vista the very best for our community for years to come.





Born and raised in Vista, Joseph was grateful for the opportunity to come back two years ago as the new principal at RBVHS. “I’m so glad to be back because I have so many happy memories of Vista growing up and it’s filled with so many people and places I love,” he says. “My favorite things about Vista are the kindness of the people, the close community, our incredible students and the great weather, to name a few. I believe that I am a force for good and positivity as we prepare young people to do great things in college, in their careers, and in life. My advice to others is to work hard, be kind, and thank your teacher more often! I’m grateful to have an impact.”

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Corinna Contreras, City Council member/ Community Advocate

Another native Vistan, Corinna was elected to City Council in 2018 after graduating from UCSB. “I love this community,” she says. “Vista offers so many opportunities for bold ideas to flourish. I’m proud of my contributions to create inclusive and participatory governance. Her advice to others? “Trust in your agency and build it in others.” Corinna puts service into action with weekly trash pick-ups and quarterly town hall meetings in her district (pending Covid restrictions).

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Joseph Clevenger, Principal at Rancho Buena Vista High School

As newcomers to Vista, Sean and his wife Linda settled here to open their first permanent location of their fruit salad business. What they found is that Vista is an amazing community with kind, thoughtful, personable people who are filled with love. “I am proud to offer healthier food options so people can live healthier lives.” With a clear vision, a heart full of gratitude, and a “never let 'no' stop you” commitment, the couple has dedicated the last seven years to building their business. “I believe persistence and determination are key to achieving anything great in life,” he says. “Be willing to risk everything to get what you want and take actions every day to make your vision a reality.”

Originally from the Outer Banks, NC, Sylvia has lived in Vista for more than five years and loves the fact that Vista is home to many of her favorite people and places, especially many delicious breweries. Sylvia’s contributions to our community are focused on her role in the collective efforts of the hardworking City staff, which often do not materialize instantly or are even noticed. Her advice to others is to, “Surround yourself with positive people and places that lift you up and then reciprocate that energy because life is much easier when you support one another.” As Housing Manager, Sylvia currently oversees the implementation of the Homelessness Master Plan and other housing programs.

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Sylvia Solis Daniels, Public Servant/Housing Program Manager/City of Vista Age 39

Lauren has lived and worked in Vista for 20 years and loves our town for its strong community and family friendly entertainment. She has many happy memories of family dinners at local restaurants and evenings at the Moonlight theatre. The Film Hub was created to build a community for entrepreneurs in the creative industries. Video content is the biggest gateway to telling their client's stories. “We can do amazing things with the help of a supportive community and space to be creative,” she says. “I love providing an environment that inspires people to do their best work.” Lauren’s advice? “Believe in the one reason something will work and forget the rest. Don’t let fear and circumstances live in your mind.”

Lauren Fehlhaber, COO and Co-Founder of The Film Hub, Inc. and a Set Designer for the TV and Film Industry Age 35

Originally from Örebro, Sweden Nathan has lived or worked in Vista for more than a decade. His company, New Rocket, creates custom intranet solutions that make work easier and help people get back to work faster. New Rocket recently relocated to the Vista business park. Nathan sees Vista as a city of opportunity citing a great pool of talent, a business park with many nice office buildings to choose from and great weather. Nathan advice to others is “Passion is contagious, so surround yourself with smart and ambitious people.” New Rocket is a fast-growing company, currently seeking talent!

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Jeff Fox is the Founder of Star Fox Media, a full service marketing agency specializing in digital marketing and video production. Jeff is proud that Star Fox Media empowers Vista businesses to grow and share their stories. A life-long Vistan, Jeff is a fan of Vista’s craft beer industry and believes Vista’s rate of development as a positive attribute for the community. He loves his hometown and hopes to serve the Vista community for years to come. Jeff’s advice to others is “Be strategic. Have goals and actively work towards them.”

Jeffrey Fox, Founder, Star Fox Media. Digital Marketing For Small Business | Star Fox Media Age 32

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Nathan Firth, President & Founder, NewRocket, Inc. Age 38

Originally from Los Angeles, Shaun and his wife stopped in Vista while traveling to visit friends three years ago. They liked it so much they decided to make it their home. “Vista is a growing city filled with good food, beer, parks and the arts,” says Shaun. “It’s a wonderful place for our family to thrive.” Shaun likes giving back by empowering local business owners to tell their stories through photography and video. “It’s a joy to hear the results from an ad campaign or learn about the positive response a new marketing image generated because of the work I do for others,” he says. “God is in control. It’s in the difficulty (such as the hardships of the last year) where we gain courage, character and perseverance.”

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Helps Hungry Local Kids By Julie Smith Taylor



The statistics are shocking. More than 26,000 San Diego County children from every economic and social background are identified as food insecure. This means they are living without sufficient amounts of affordable, nutritious food in their homes. When Vista Chamber Member, Bill McLeod and his wife first learned about this in November of 2011, they felt a deep sense of responsibility to do something about it. A heartfelt conversation with the principal of Olive Elementary soon after confirmed the need even further. She explained that meals provided by local school cafeterias are often these children’s primary source of nutrition and so weekends are typically when kids experience the most food uncertainty. McLeod, a local business owner and former pastor decided to take immediate action. He and his wife Sue established “Got Your Back San Diego”, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide weekend food assistance for children in grades K-6 during the school year in San Diego County www. McLeod explains that by partnering with local schools, the goal of the program is to level the playing field of opportunity for children who may be physically, mentally, or emotionally disadvantaged due to not having a consistent, adequate source of good, healthy food. “I felt such compassion for these kids because I know exactly what it feels like,” he says. “I was one of six kids growing up in the 1950s with a single mom and times were very tough.” McLeod initially committed to helping 22 children identified at Olive Elementary that first year. Today, because of the compassion, kindness, and generosity of the loving people that continually donate their time and money, the organization provides assistance to more than 300 children throughout Oceanside, Vista, and Carlsbad schools, with



hopes to expand to other communities. Every Friday, each child in the program receives a backpack of six nutritious, non-perishable meals to last them through the weekend. Kids also receive an interactive homework assignment on food and nutrition basics to help them learn about good eating habits. McLeod and his team of loyal volunteers rely on the donations and monetary sponsorships of area businesses, churches, and caring individuals to keep the program going. It costs $30 per month to sponsor a child. Volunteers gather on Tuesdays at a warehouse in Oceanside to pack up the food. Another set of volunteers make the deliveries to schools on Fridays. Students are always identified discreetly by school administrators to avoid any stigma or shame related to the situation. “Despite the impact of Covid-19 limitations, we are still feeding just as many kids now as in the past,” says McLeod. “Hunger doesn’t go away just because schools are closed. We are taking more precautions to keep our volunteers safe and have consolidated our drop-off locations to simplify things, but unfortunately, donations are down and we need help now more than ever before.” “I often think about how many kids are out there that could have been

“I felt such compassion for these kids because I know exactly what it feels like...” more successful students, or eventually become community leaders later on in their adult lives had their learning abilities not been sabotaged by a lack of nutritious food,” says McLeod. “Working on a cause like this that has a positive impact on the lives of some wonderful, but disadvantaged little kids, makes it all worthwhile to me despite all the challenges. It just doesn’t get any better!”

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Vista is home to Brandon Ginos, Pitmaster, When Pigs Fly BBQ, who has lived in our community his whole life minus his college years in Oregon. Brandon enjoys the diversity of our community stating, “The different cultures and histories that we all bring to this community is fun.” He prides himself on bringing great barbeque to the Vista community and his desire to help those around him treating each day as an opportunity to both learn from others to better himself and to help make those around him better than they were yesterday. Brandon’s advice for others is to “Always do your best. Make your name stand for something.”

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A former member of the USMC’s 1st Force Recon who is originally from Cleveland, OH, Aaron Gobidas came to Vista seven years ago. He established his business consulting firm that now employs 17 local, young professionals and helps North County companies navigate social media, advertising, marketing and branding challenges. His advice to others is to understand that business is fractal and scalable. “Start as small as possible and have a good and flexible plan,” he says. “It takes a community to make a business and the best way to engage with that community is to get involved in your local Chamber.”

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As a Vista resident and business owner, Gilberto believes in the importance of being a good citizen, so he looks for ways to improve himself in order to make more impactful contributions to our community. “I’ve always believed it’s important to imagine the person you want to be and then become that person,” he says. Gil and his business partner pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of design.

Regina knew the downtown Vista vibe was ideal for her hair salon. It reminded her of the funky, fun, small town feel of Leucadia she remembered and loved as a child. “I especially love Vista’s sense of community and the small businesses that make it so unique,” she says. “My salon provides a rad space where my team and I can make our clients feel beautiful inside and out. I love getting involved and helping to make our community an even better place to live and work.”

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A 2013 graduate of VHS, Riley was thrilled to start her business in her hometown. “While Vista has provided me with the ideal place to let my dream flourish, I’m excited to share my eccentric goods in a unique community like ours,” she says. I believe that everyone here wants me to succeed. Vista supports small business owners and creates an environment that allows local artisans the chance to showcase their amazing crafts,” she says. “I’m so glad to call Vista home!” Riley’s advice to others is to take risks. “Do things that make you uncomfortable and don’t be afraid to ask for help. Reach out and be part of your community and most importantly, never stop chasing your dreams!”

Riley Herington, Owner, Manager of re•find off main Age 26

Born and raised in Mexico, the Herrera brothers came to Vista about 13 years ago and just love it here. “We have been blessed to be accepted by the community and surrounding area, and we are excited about the future of Vista as a whole,” says Rafael. “We strongly believe that you can accomplish anything if you really commit to it. Never give up on your dreams and find ways to share your talents with the world.” The Herraras also emphasize the importance of having community members support each other by shopping and eating locally to help our economy stay strong.

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Shelly has lived in Vista most of her life and loves its small-town vibe. “I can always count on seeing a familiar face at the local grocery store or kids’ sporting events and that feels really special,” she says. “I love being a part of a community and creating relationships with other local businesses. Through our restaurant we have made friends and united others in the same way.” Located on Paseo Santa Fe, 508 Tavern offers elevated comfort food and a variety of craft beers and wine.

It’s unusual to hope that one day your job would be obsolete, but John hopes it may happen because it would mean that no one would be going hungry in North County. Until then, John is glad to be part of an organization that helps. As someone who likes the outdoors, he appreciates how Vista isn’t too far from a variety of different ecosystems for him to enjoy—the beach, the desert and the mountains. “I grew up in Vista and really enjoy working here now.”

Shelly Kentner, Owner 508 Tavern Age 33

Emanuel & Rafael Herrera, President/VP of Culichitown Vista Ages 29 & 35

John Lemieux, Volunteer Project Coordinator at the North County Food Bank Age 30


508 Tavern

North County Food Bank



By Eva Redding



Home is where we park it! A camping trip is often one of the most memorable and special ways to reconnect with family members while enjoying the many splendors of nature. With all the comforts of home, motorhome camping has become for many a favorite pastime. To make your camping vacation a success, family owned and operated RV Rent California located on West Vista Way in Vista has been providing recreational vehicles to happy campers since 1992! Whether you are a seasoned RVer or just getting started, Meaghann Ibba, her husband Carlo Ibba and their staff are excited to turn their customers’ dreams of “happy trails” into a reality. Growing up around the business, Meaghann experienced many family camping trips since she was twelve years old. Along the way, she has gained a deep knowledge of the RV industry. With a background in entertainment and hospitality, she is also a seasoned domestic and international traveler. While living in Italy, she met her husband and together decided to move back to Vista to continue her parents’ business and start their very own dream. “Vista is a great gateway city to go to Riverside, Temecula, Orange County, and San Diego. It has that rural feel, yet you are in the center of it all.” Meaghann is excited to call Vista her home. She feels a deep connection to the community and enjoys meeting families who have proudly lived in Vista for generations. Meaghann and Carlo often visit and support small businesses and restaurants in downtown Vista. By joining the Vista Chamber of Commerce, they hope to further deepen their bond with the community and look forward to getting involved and volunteering. Over the years, RV Rent California has donated many RVs to various fundraising events for charities. Shortly after they officially acquired the business, COVID-19 came on the scene and their business was temporarily closed down. However, since re-opening in June, business has been booming. Adopting many safety measures, they have focused on making sure their RVs are properly cleaned and sanitized. Having access to their own private kitchen and restroom while on the road, many people have been seeking motorhome camping as a safer way to travel. Meaghann is enthusiastic about the future and sees a silver lining in any challenging situation. “More people are ready to connect with nature. People are looking for something that is grounding and are reconnecting with the outdoors. Camping is what people have turned to.” Meaghann also feels that by 2022, their business will see an influx of foreign travelers. Prior to the pandemic travel restrictions, they were serving clients from many foreign countries including Argentina, France and Germany. While they are excited about showcasing all the places California has to offer, Carlo, an Italian immigrant, adds a fresh element to the business. He is a wonderful example that the American Dream is still alive! Meaghann and Carlo work hard to put this new dream on an established business. Besides renting recreational vehicles, their business also offers consignment service for RV owners that would like to turn their own motorhomes into a revenue generating opportunity. Another exciting addition coming in the near future is a concierge service, which will be a wonderful resource for clients seeking further assistance in planning their camping vacation. Advice that Meaghann gives first time campers is that while RVing is luxury camping, there are many moving parts and some work is going to be required. However, for people open to new experiences and for ones with a great sense of adventure, an extraordinary vacation is awaiting!



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Dr. McCammack, who is originally from Manhattan Beach, CA, was drawn to Vista seven years ago because of the amazing people here and the opportunity to work with the dedicated and committed staff at VCC. “I was in awe of then CMO Dr. Kelly Motadel’s personal dedication and energy and knew I had found my new clinic,” he says. “I have the privilege of working with community leaders and city residents on local projects related to health and safety and I love learning from them.” Dr. McCammack is proud of his contributions in educating residents about health and safety resources and facilitating numerous class series on various topics. His advice to others? “Use whatever power you have to give others a platform to share their stories.”

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Paige McWey Acers, Executive Director, San Diego Brewers Guild. Age 34

Vista Community Clinic

San Diego Brewers Guild

Katie Melendez, City Council Member


Brad McCammack, M.D. Pediatrician, Clinical Site Director/Vista Community Clinic

Paige is a native Vistan and has lived here most of her life. She loves our community and always knew she wanted to raise her own little family here, too. “There’s an authenticity about Vista that I haven’t felt in other small cities that I find truly remarkable,” she says. “I deeply treasure our community’s diversity and I’m beyond thankful for all the people here that have shaped me into the person I am today.” Paige is passionate about supporting the thriving craft beer industry here and does her best to provide resources and information to help them stay successful. “I believe that all of your life experiences are like puzzle pieces. I’ve taken a little bit of each and like a puzzle, they have all come to fit perfectly together to create exactly where I’m supposed to be.”

Katie has enjoyed calling Vista her home for her entire life. She’s been happily serving Vista as a social worker and now looks forward to serving Vista on the Vista City Council. Her favorite thing about Vista is our diverse and resilient community. “Vista is a great place to raise a family, start a business and build a future,” she says. “I have shown that young people have a lot to contribute to the conversation when it comes to Vista’s growth and moving forward,” she says. Her advice to others is to take the advice people give you and work hard. Believe in yourself, apply yourself and share what you have with others.

Brian sees Vista as a small town with big potential. As a business owner, he provides jobs and works on behalf of small businesses at all levels of government. “My advice to others is to always be a student,” he says. “Even as you find yourself at the top of an organizations, develop your skills as a leader through learning from others and taking classes. Your growth and success are directly related to your pursuit of wisdom.” Brian has become a national spokesman for small business and minority entrepreneurs. ProCal Lighting currently leads the industry in lighting services through innovation and design.

Vista City Council

ProCal Lighting


Brian Morales President/CEO of ProCal Lighting, Inc. Age 38

Emma loves theatre and has been performing at the Moonlight Amphitheatre since 2014. In 2019, she began her career at the Foundation. She also loves the small-town feel, the sense of community and the unique small businesses Vista offers. “I am incredibly thankful to combine my love of the arts with my passion for connecting the community with the Foundation,” she says. “Helping to preserve this special form of entertainment makes me feel very lucky. I’ve also learned that you can accomplish more when you work together, that everyone has something beautiful and unique to contribute no matter what the situation, and there is value in being able to let go and think on your feet.”


Emma Nossal, Development Associate at Moonlight Cultural Foundation/San Diego County Musical Theatre Performer Age 26

Alexis Panchevre is the Director of Only Losers Litter, a trash clean up campaign currently in its 5th year. Each month volunteers to hit the streets of Vista and clean up trash. Alexis is encouraged by their efforts, “It has been great to make a physical impact on our community by removing trash from the streets. I find it really satisfying to see the immediate and direct result of our efforts.” Alexis also takes pride in Vista’s art community volunteering as Secretary for BackFence Society and encourages others to get involved with something, show up and give your time to things and causes you care about or try something new; like a community trash clean up!

Alexis Panchèvre, Director of Only Losers Litter Age 34

Moonlight Foundation

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Scott has lived and worked in Vista since 2009. He’s a big fan of the RBVHS Longhorns and the hardworking people who strive every day to make the city a better place for everyone. He and his team are dedicated to helping their clients reach their most important financial goals by removing all the confusion and uncertainty that typically surrounds making financial decisions. “This gives back the people of our community the time to focus on the things they care about most,” he says. “My advice to others is to shut up and listen! We have two ears and one mouth for a reason. Please use them proportionately.”

Fabiola first started coming to Vista as a volunteer more than a decade ago, helping her husband with events at the Vista Village Business Association (VVBA). In the last five years they bought a home here and she opened her business. “I love Vista’s rolling hills, rich history and frisbee golf at Brengle Terrace Park!” she says. “I think it’s important to support our community by shopping local, contributing to local organizations, and participating in community events. I also believe that business owners need to learn to adapt in order to be successful and grow, especially in challenging times like these. I’m excited to see what the future brings for Vista!”

Scott Patterson, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones, CFP Age 38

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Fabiola Plata, Owner of Embroidery Image Age 37


Vanessa has been part of the San Diego Food Bank team for 17 years. In November of 2019, the Food Bank moved its North County Food Bank chapter facility to a 40,000sf warehouse in Vista to better serve more than 100,000 people per month! The Food Bank has more than 25 nonprofit partners in Vista that all work with Vanessa to provide food for local residents. “In just the last five years, food distribution in Vista increased by more than 134 percent and it’s my job to ensure that no one goes hungry,” she says. “In these times of Covid, I understand how difficult it can be to ask for help, but it’s important to know that services are available to assist you. As the saying goes, ‘You are not alone and this too shall pass.’”

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Sarah Spinks is an ambassador for art through BackFence Society and the community art space she organizes. She prides herself on using her voice to shine a light on issues she hopes her neighbors will take a minute to look at and reflect upon. “I like to be in the know and people enjoy that so we have conversations about what is going on in Vista and together we are an ecosystem of action and change.” Her family has been in Vista for generations; her grandmother was a Palomar rider. Sarah lists her favorite things about Vista as the weather, walking to walk, craft beer, and her friends .

Shaks Mediterranean Bistro

Backfence Society

Matthew, Andrew, & Luke Shakarjian, Chefs, Owners of Shaks Bistro


Vanessa Ruiz, Vice President of Operations /San Diego Food Bank

Pey Shadzi serves as the Chief Operating Officer for his family-owned business, Cosmic Solar and Roofing, which relocated to Vista six years ago. The organization has provided support to the Vista community with non-profit donations and projects and in 2020 donated a solar system for the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens. Pey is a craft beer enthusiast and shares that “it is incredible to have so many options and excellent breweries in Vista.” A life-long learner, Pey’s advice to others is to “try to stay as humble as you can in your everyday life. Everyone you meet in this world has something they can teach you. When we talk, we are only repeating what we already know, but when we listen is when we can truly learn.”


All born and raised in Vista, the three Shak brothers are sharing their Mediterranean grandmother’s recipes with our diverse, family-based community they have known and loved all of their lives. Together, they are working hard to grow their restaurant business. One of the most important lessons they have learned is to always be willing to listen to others for advice and keep an open mind and an open ear. Their popular Mediterranean when enjoyed on their large patio.

Pey Shadzi, COO at Cosmic Solar and Roofing - Cosmic Solar | San Diego Solar Contractor Age 37

Sarah Spinks, Tattoo Artist/Artist/Artist Organizer - Backfence Society Age 39

Cipriano was born and raised in Vista and graduated from CSSMU with a degree in Education. He is inspired by our diverse and community minded city that has such great stories to tell because of the hard-working people who live here. “As a proud graduate of Vista public schools, I hope to pay it forward and want our schools to continue to be better,” he says. “Over the last four years we have made great strides and I hope we can continue to inspire a new generation of leaders.”

Cipriano Vargas, Vista Schoolboard Member/ Advisor to Supervisor Terra Lawson Remer Age 29

Nicole White, Financial Advisor, grew up in Vista and has established her office in historic downtown. In addition to her role supporting families in their financial goals, Nicole also serves as Secretary for the Friends of New Haven which supports New Haven Youth and Family Services and last year raised over $160,000 to help support the youth of New Haven. Nicole’s favorite thing about Vista is that our community always supports local. Her advice to others is “Do something that makes you uncomfortable every day, often it leads to great outcomes/success. Push through your brain telling you no and try something that scares and/or intimidates you. It might end up being something you love.”

Nicole White, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Age 32

Vista Unified School District

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By Nicole Allard



Superintendent's Corner Matt Doyle, Ed.D.

What if our school system was reimagined into a superhighway that was a network of career development pathways with no traffic lights or other obstructions and students could travel quickly toward their career aspirations, culminating with the promise of employment in a growing priority sector of work upon graduation? Education is about creating the conditions for learners to discover their strengths and interests and then, through the active support of teachers, develop these into talents that have direct application to the world of work. Learning should be a lifelong, continuous, dynamic process that is directly aligned to the strengths and interests of the learner and relevant to the changing world around them. For Vista Unified, the building of learner agency is fundamental to fueling the talent and economies of the future. Vista Unified aimed to break down the walls of the classroom and collaborate with local business leaders and employers to co-design a career superhighway that engages learners at very early ages in a pathway of discovery of their strengths and how they fit into a world of work that has endless possibilities. This project started with a core group of over 60 students, teachers, parents, administrators, and representatives from local community colleges, universities, businesses, and the Vista Chamber of Commerce. We had a shared goal of creating a career superhighway, an uninterrupted career development pathway for students to discover their strengths and interests and transform them into talent capital that aligns to the demands of the global marketplace. Our planning group began with hosting two panel discussions that would inform our future work. We met with students and business leaders and found that they had similar messages. We heard: n The need to focus on students’ strengths, interests, and values n The importance of real-life experiences and opportunities for exploration at all grade levels n The value of mentors, models, and networks n The consideration of essential skills (such as risk-taking, flexibility, creativity, critical thinking, time management, curiosity, being a self-starter, and not being afraid of failure) in addition to academic content n The value of hands on, authentic, and meaningful tasks n The importance of embracing change and reimagining the career ladder From there, we transitioned to designing our Career Superhighway. We generated over 300 individual ideas, which ranged from using tools to identify strengths, interests and values, to expanding the learning environment into the community, to modifying the school schedules to allow for time during the day for internships and apprenticeships, to supporting parents and teachers as we navigate this new idea of school. As we continue to design and implement our Career Superhighway, we are planting stakes in the ground to double the number of students going to Palomar College and Cal State San Marcos following a career pathway, to double the number of students receiving offers of employment upon graduation that are tied to internships and apprenticeships in our community, and to drop the Youth Disconnection Rate in Vista by half.




The Vista Chamber of Commerce hosted the Vista State of the Community presented by Tri-City Medical Center on January 25, at 1pm. The presentation featured a community review of 2020 and a look-ahead to what’s next for Vista in 2021. The event was live-streamed from the Film Hub in downtown Vista and can now be viewed online. State of the Community speakers included Vista Mayor Judy Ritter who presented the State of the City and Tri-City Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gene Ma who spoke to the State of Healthcare. Vista Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Matt Doyle and Vista Unified Trustee Cipriano Vargas discussed the State of Education while Josh Williams, President BW Research, shared post-pandemic trends relating to jobs and the economy. Rachel Beld provided an update from the Vista Chamber. Thank you to our event sponsors – Tri-City Medical Center, The Film Hub, California State University of San Marcos, EDCO Waste & Recycling, SDGE & Hildreth Media Group.



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Art & Design Studio

Alan M. Brown, CPA (760) 212-4993 Polito Eppich Associate LLP (760) 599-9900 San Diego Small Biz Assist (760) 519-3766

The Backfence Society/Only Losers Litter (760) 207-5557

Advertising- Promotional Products LOGO Expressions, Inc (760) 598-9011

Agritourism Sand n Straw (760) 877-9054

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

Appliance Sales & Service Yingst Appliance (760) 724-8373

Appliance, Lighting & Plumbing Sales Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery (760) 643-4240

Architecture AlphaStudio Design Group (760) 727-2544



Art Galleries Visions In Art Gallery & Custom Framing (760) 724-1469

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

North County Ford (760) 945-9900

Automobile Repairs & Service Golden Wrench Automotive (760) 940-6060 Neri Discount Alignment (760) 639-4696 North County Automotive (760) 734-1226 Tasker's Automotive (760) 758-5200 TJ Crossman's Auto Repair, Inc. (760) 842-1633 Automotive Detailing Tee Vega Ent, Inc. (760) 455-3203

Aviation MacKenzie Aircraft Parts (760) 727-3775


Bail Bonds

North County Auctions (619) 787-4906

Vista Bail Bonds (760) 967-7777

Autobody & Collision Repairs


J & R Auto Body and Paint (760) 724-4923 Kenny's Kar Klinic, Inc (760) 726-0572 Patrick Flynn's Collision (760) 758-5139

Automobile Dealers Norm Reeves Honda Superstore (760) 216-5900

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

Banks & Credit Unions California Bank and Trust (760) 940-2600 California Coast Credit Union (877) 495-1600

First Citizens Bank (760) 696-9731 Pacific Premier Bank (760) 542-4215 Pacific Western Bank (760) 597-4930 San Diego County Credit Union (877) 732-2848 Torrey Pines Bank (760) 444-8401 Wells Fargo Bank - Santa Fe (760) 758-9551

Banquet Facilities Vista Elks Lodge (760) 724-1968

Beauty Salons Hellbent for Hair (760) 547-6081

Bookkeeping The Intelligent Crow (760) 400-9918

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

Brewery Backsteet Brewery (760) 407-7600 BattleMage Brewing Company (760) 216-6425 Belching Beaver Brewery - Tavern & Grill (760) 295-8599 Booze Brothers Brewing Co. (760) 295-0217

Ebullition Brew Works (760) 842-1046 Guadalupe Brewery (Carlsbad Brew Supply LLC) (740) 302-3377 Prohibition Brewing Company (760) 295-3525 www.prohibitionbrewingcompany. com Wavelength Brewing Company (760) 820-9283

Business & Management Consultants Strategic Results Group (760) 940-1381

Business Organization Intesa Communications Group (619) 501-5172

Business Services Thryv (760) 810-2573

Cable Television Cox Communications, Inc (619) 269-2458

Candy/Confections Sunset Bay Candy Company (760) 295-2833

Car Washes Rancho Vista Car Wash (760) 726-0501

Carpet Cleaning Ultimate Carpet Cleaning (760) 994-3200

Caterers Full Metal Burgers (860) 334-5941 Red Tail Catering (858) 605-8219 The Etouffee Cafe on Wheels (760) 420-6323

Chambers of Commerce Vista Chamber of Commerce (760) 726-1122 Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce (619) 661-6111

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

Churches & Religious Organizations Faith Lutheran Church (760) 724-7700 First Church of Christ, Scientist Carlsbad-Vista (760) 724-3383 Hope Church of the Nazarene Vista (760) 726-3873 New Community Church of Vista (760) 726-3880

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (760) 945-8000 St. Thomas More Catholic Church (760) 758-4100 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (760) 533-6447

Cleaning/Janitorial Services Bio-One of Oceanside (760) 429-0729 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 Graybill Medical Group (866) 228-2236 Pathway Health Clinic (760) 945-4673 Vista Family Health Center (760) 716-3434

Coffee Cat & Craft Cafe (760) 295-1181 Dunkin' (760) 216-6155

Computer Networks & Communications Strategic IT Group (760) 598-5005

Computer Sales & Service The Computer Factory (760) 744-4315

Construction GC Green (760) 271-2769 Pro-Cal Lighting Inc (760) 994-6959 Triskell Restorations, Inc. (800) 505-3849



United Top Quality Construction, Inc. (760) 522-3402

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

Copiers - Sales & Supplies The Copier Doctor (760) 213-9007

Council Member/ Candidate Councilman John Franklin (760) 689-2220


Santa Fe Dental Group (760) 732-5878 Smile Adventures Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (760) 842-0888

Distillery 117 West Spirits (619) 546-5106

DJ Services Aon Events (760) 525-7794 Goodtime Music (760) 791-6842

CSI - Cremation Services Inc (760) 727-8906

Dance Studio Encinitas Ballet Academy (760) 632-4947 Ka Hula O'Ilima (760) 525-1488

Dentists Children's Primary Dental Group (888) 630-5550 Ginger Hansen, DDS (760) 940-0366 Imagine Dental Group & Implant Center (760) 659-6118 Main Street Dental (760) 295-9870

The Film Hub (760) 643-0850

Financial Planning & Investments

Fire Sprinklers

Embroidery Image, Inc. (760) 726-4167

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



Vista Energy Storage, LLC (925) 201-5240

West Coast Flooring (760) 736-4222



Excel Engineering (760) 745-8118 Tory R. Walker Engineering, Inc (760) 414-9212

Croziers Flowers & Gifts (760) 726-3800



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Country Clubs - Golf

Local Roots Kombucha (619) 452-0165

Ideal Mattress Furniture Center (760) 631-4990

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

Education Consultants

Craft Brewery

Furniture Sales

Scott Fence (760) 598-0070 Vista Fence Co., Inc. (760) 941-1629

Advanced Financial Solutions (760) 639-0160 Dave Baldwin Financial (760) 828-3102 www.davebaldwinfinancial. com Edward Jones - Nicole White (760) 630-8268 Edward Jones-Patterson (760) 599-5810 Thrivent Financial (760) 496-5531 WestPac Wealth Partners (619) 684-6400

The Art of Family (760) 505-8463 Shadowridge Golf Club (760) 727-7700 Soleil Communications for Welk Resorts (760) 749-3000 Vista Valley Country Club (760) 758-2800



Entertainment Altitude Trampoline Park (760) 842-5142

Escrow Opulence Escrow Inc. (760) 295-9922

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

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

Funeral Homes Allen Brothers Mortuary (760) 726-2555 Eternal Hills Memorial Park Mortuary & Crematory (760) 754-6600

Games, Toys & Hobbies Pair-A-Dice Games (760) 940-0139

Gasoline Stations Santa Fe Petroleum (760) 724-1660

Government & Govt. Officials

Hello Cannabis (619) 971-8437 March and Ash (760) 724-7336 Off The Charts (760) 330-9599 Tradecraft Farms Vista (760) 295-8572

Heating & Air Conditioning

Janet McAlpine Graphic Design (760) 331-8729

Air Crafts Heating & Air Conditioning (760) 749-3667 West Coast Heating, Air Conditioning, and Solar (619) 473-7530

Grocery Stores

Home Decor

City of Vista (760) 639-6130

Graphic Design

Frazier Farms (760) 758-7175

Grocery Stores Rodeo's Meat Market, Inc (760) 758-0513 Stater Bros. Sycamore (760) 727-7080

Health & Wellness American Heart Association (858) 410-3850 Anoint for Wellness (760) 383-3099 anointforwellness First Step Athletics, LLC (760) 213-0480 Golden State CBD (855) 660-4653 Olianna Lia Piancone TrueCare (760) 736-6700 Vasayo Brand Partner (619) 214-0779

Health Products & Nutritional Supplements Auer CBD LLC (760) 917-2244 Coastal Wellness (760) 734-7081

Tin Gypsy (760) 208-3630

Hospitals & Medical Centers Scripps Health 1-800-727-4777 Tri-City Medical Center (760) 724-8411

Hotels, Motels & Resorts Ayres Hotel (714) 540-6060 Hyatt Place San Diego Carlsbad/ Vista (760) 814-8879 california/hyatt-place-san-diegovista-carlsbad/crqzs Motel 6 (760) 726-2900 motel_detail.aspx?num=4821 TownePlace Suites by Marriott (760) 216-6010

Human Resources Services & Training Green Leaf Business Solutions (760) 237-0559

Individuals/Civic Members Cathryn Golden Garry Garretson

Insurance - Commercial/ Business

Land Development/ Investments & Brokers

Shorebreak Insurance (760) 512-1300

Integral Communities (760) 944-7511

Insurance - General

Laundry Service

Adriana's Insurance (760) 616-6000 Allstate Insurance & Financial Products-Timmons (760) 806-1630 deedeet/welcome Alta Vista Insurance Agency (760) 724-2124 Bill Corley Insurance Agency/Network One Insurance (858) 569-8100 Farmers Insurance - Panian (619) 298-7800 claudia-panian Farmers Insurance Agency Furbush (760) 597-9800 marilyn-furbush Nationwide Insurance - McArthur & Associates (760) 599-9300 x104 Ron Wilson Insurance (760) 705-6553 Ximena Rosas Agency (State Farm) (760) 758-1090

EZ Express Laundry (760) 724-9900 Shadowridge Laundry, Inc. (760) 586-3967

Legal Services Injury Trial Lawyers, APC (619) 525-7007 JD Law (760) 630-2000

Lighting-Fixtures & Supplies Solatube Home Daylight (760) 602-3223

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

Locksmiths Quality Lock & Security Services (760) 945-4545 Vista Lock & Safe Company (760) 726-0310

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

Insurance - Medical/Dental

Maker Space

Pickering Insurance Services, Inc (760) 758-9800

Open Source Maker Labs (760) 998-1522

Insurance-Property & Casualty


Tague Insurance Agency (760) 729-1143

Janitorial Supplies North County Janitorial Supply (760) 758-5622

Jewelry John Shakarian Jeweler (760) 726-1670

Junk Removal JDog Vista (760) 291-8917 franchising/vista



Applied Membranes, Inc. (760) 727-3711 Applied Spectral Imaging (760) 929-2840 BioFilm, Inc (760) 727-9030 C Enterprises LP (760) 599-5111 Datron World Communications, Inc (760) 597-1500 DDH Enterprise, Inc (760) 599-0171

DEI Holdings, Inc. (760) 598-6200 DIG Corporation (800) 322-9146 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps (760) 743-2211 Earthlite, LLC (800) 872-0560 Fresh Creative Foods (760) 597-1270 H2O Innovation USA, Inc. DBA Professional Water Technologies (760) 639-4400 HRE Performance Wheels (760) 598-1960 Leica Biosystems (760) 539-1100 Leidos (858) 826-7312 McCain (760) 727-8100 Medental International, Inc. (760) 727-5889 NuFACE (760) 734-4545 OYC Americas, Inc. (760) 659-5943 Piedmont Pacific (760) 305-7616 Protec Arisawa America, Inc. (760) 599-4800 x 107 Quick Charge Power (760) 798-0342 Rugged Ranch Products (858) 335-9679 Solatube International, Inc. (760) 597-4400 The Coromega Company, Inc (760) 599-6088 The GHT Companies (760) 542-3000 Watkins Wellness (760) 598-6464

Marketing Consultants GoBeRewarded Marketing Agency (760) 659-6778 My San Diego North County (619) 208-8710

Marketing Services Designed Images (760) 598-7011 Dualsided (760) 579-1793 Humble Pie Communications (760) 908-6931 www.humblepiecommunications. com Puzzle Pieces Marketing (858) 848-6584 Star Fox Media (760) 822-9610

Point Mortgage Corporation (760) 631-0004 x103

Museums Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum (760) 941-1791 Vista Historical Society (760) 630-0444

Newspapers Coast News Group (760) 436-9737 North County Daily Star (760) 696-8270 (760) 644-5035

Non Profit / Charity

Merchant Services

ABC Hopes, Inc. (951) 298-9447 Alzheimer's Association (858) 732-1354 Be Creative Zone (760) 633-3012 Got Your Back San Diego (760) 845-7789 REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program (760) 731-9168

SpotOn (760) 607-2438

Office Equipment - Sales & Repair

Medical Centers Vista Community Clinic (760) 631-5000 x 1139

Medical Products Abigail's Medical Supplies (760) 940-1132 Medipal Inc. (760) 579-2679

Military DeLuz Family Housing (760) 385-4835 USO Camp Pendleton (760) 681-3114

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

Mortgage Lenders Boulton Mortgage & Real Estate Services (760) 945-9924

Sharp Business Systems (619) 258-1400

Office-Supplies, Equipment & Furniture Staples (760) 639-1420

Organizations & Clubs American Cancer Society Relay for Life North County (619) 592-2847 Amigos de Vista Lions Club (760) 691-9606 vista_amigos/contact.php Assistance League of North Coast (760) 722-2286 www.assistanceleaguenorthcoast. com

Boys & Girls Club of Vista (760) 724-6606 Discover Vista (760) 414-9391 Green Oak Ranch (760) 727-0251 Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (858) 527-1419 Kainga Music 1-760-828-8415 Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista (760) 801-7120 www.kiwanisclubofsunrisevista. org MAAC Project Head Start (760) 471-4210 MCF/ Moonlight Angels Auxiliary (760) 630-7650 New Haven Youth & Family Services (760) 630-4035 North County African American Women's Assoc. (760) 978-6534 North County Lifeline (760) 726-4900 Operation HOPE-North County (760) 536-3880 Optimist Club of Vista (760) 598-5907 Pride of Vista Lions Club Rotary Club of El Camino Real (760) 650-2582 Rotary Club of Vista (760) 500-4533 Shadowridge Owners' Assn/PCM (760) 918-8040 Solutions for Change, Inc. (760) 941-6545 Sons of Norway (760) 726-6526 Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland (760) 683-9427 The Vista Conservancy (760) 758-7710

The Woman's Club of Vista GFWC (760) 724-5743 Tri-City Hospital Foundation (760) 940-3520 Vista Education Foundation (760) 630-8268 Vista Firefighters Association Vista Teen Outreach (760) 390-2932 Women's Resource Center (760) 757-3500 Orthodontists David S. Han, MS, DMD, APC (760) 726-4790 Shadowridge Orthodontics (760) 598-1707 www.shadowridgeorthodontics. com Packaging Machinery Marburg Industries, Inc. (760) 727-3762 Party Equipment Rentals Allie's Party Equipment Rental, Inc (760) 591-4314 Craft Party Supply (760) 724-9511 North County Yard Greetings (760) 612-1702 www.northcountyyardgreetings. com

Packaging Distributor Peek Packaging (760) 438-1616

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

Pet Grooming Hairy's Pet Spa (760) 598-1005 Vista Pet Groomery & Co. (760) 201-5197

Pharmaceutical Bachem (760) 691-3800





Firm Grip Photography, LLC (317) 941-5897 G Foster Photography (619) 201-6737

Lava Propane, LLC (760) 599-4735

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

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

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

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

Pre School/Childcare Children's Paradise (760) 724-5600 Educational Enrichment Systems, Inc. (858) 569-7273

Printer Supplies & Repair One Stop Toner & Inkjet LLC (760) 431-3756

Printing Services Advanced Web Offset, Inc (760) 727-1700 EOS-Electronic Output Solutions (760) 599-9945 Vista Printing (760) 726-3532

Professional Services Tideline Partners LLC (760) 295-9111

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

Publishers San Diego Union Tribune (760) 529-4818

Real Estate Compadre Brokers (760) 385-8660 Cristine Clark & Jamie Gilman Team (760) 500-5189 eXp Realty-Keller Forsyth Group (949) 395-5931 Green Team Realty (760) 815-4872 Lund Team Real Estate (760) 438-0800 Regal The Property Shoppe (760) 539-7995 San Diego Commercial Realty Services Inc. (760) 599-4200 Sunroad Vista Land Partners (858) 362-8500 Team Beja (760) 458-1583 The Willson Team (760) 271-0045 Tri-City Realty (760) 732-5800 Vista Village Realty (760) 822-5885 Windermere Real Estate (760) 208-7277

Real Estate Developers & Developments Atomic Investments (619) 234-7966 Lennar- The Peak (760) 407-3380

Oak Creek by California West Communities (760) 579-2494

Real Estate-Commercial Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate (760) 929-9700

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

Real Estate-Investment/ Development Grasshopper Development (858) 204-5438 Pacifica Retail, LLC Street Lights Residential (434) 882-2108

Real Estate-Residential Massa & Associates Real Estate Group @ Pacific Sotheby's International Realty (760) 889-7701

Recycling Lee's Iron & Metal (760) 500-5786

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

Restaurants 508 Tavern (760) 521-4775 Albertacos Mex Food, Inc. (760) 598-6047 Ciao Ristorante Italiano (760) 630-7333 Culichi Town (442) 224-7800 Curbside Cafe (760) 630-2747 Del Taco Vista (760) 945-8294 Dog Haus Biergarten Grand Slam Pizza-Vista, LLC (760) 599-1199

Hungry Bear Deli (760) 295-2295 Hunter Steakhouse (760) 433-2633 Jersey Mike's Subs (760) 681-7827 Vista-CA La Banana Fruits (760) 536-3712 Lamppost Pizza/Backstreet Brewery (760) 407-7600 Mama 'n Papa's Pizza Grotto (760) 941-3900 McDonald's of Vista (760) 724-2728 Mikko Sushi (760) 842-8001 Panda Express (760) 806-3880 Pepper Tree Frosty (760) 726-0732 Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers (760) 639-6086 Shaks Mediterranean Bistro (760) 536-3326 Sizzler Restaurant (760) 726-2000 Swami's Cafe Vista (442) 216-2985 The Original Mr.Taco (760) 727-7311 The Yellow Deli (760) 630-0040 Vista Village Pub (760) 643-1619 When Pigs Fly BBQ (760) 295-7993 Wildwood Crossing (760) 758-1513

Retail Beads, Crystals & More (760) 536-3663

Flora Verde (480) 389-8681 Ready America, Inc. (760) 295-0234 ReFind Off Main (760) 659-6787 Russell Cellular (417) 886-7542

Roofing & Insulation Acclaimed Commercial Roofing (760) 212-7695 Cool-Roof Systems (760) 747-5970 Landmark Roofing, Inc. (760) 216-6105 Schott Roofing, Inc. (760) 630-6450 Safes & Vaults Brown Safe Manufacturing, Inc. (760) 233-2293

Schools, Colleges & Education Bella Mente Montessori Academy (760) 621-8948 California State University San Marcos (760) 750-8700 Grand Canyon University (619) 481-0234 Guajome Park Academy (760) 631-8500 North County Trade Tech High School (760) 598-0782 Palomar Community College (760) 744-1150 SIATech Schools (760) 945-1227 Tri-City Christian Schools (760) 630-8227 X215 Vista Adult School (760) 758-7122 x8099 Vista Unified School District (760) 726-2170





Tutorial Services

Water - Bottled

Alchemy Print Co (760) 650-2282

G&S Print Co (760) 525-9578 ideas Cabrera (760) 941-8492 Innovative Sign Systems (760) 230-8220 North Coast Signs (760) 536-5454 Option D Graphics, LLC (760) 936-0515 Rouse Sign & Graphics (760) 726-2070 Sign Art (760) 940-1947 Sign-A-Rama (760) 744-5046 Urgent Signs (760) 598-0100

SoundAway Corporation (760) 599-3985

AT&T - Corporate (800) 750-2355 T-Mobile (760) 732-0058

Mathnasium (619) 757-0233

Palomar Mountain Premium Spring Water (760) 743-0140

Security Services & Patrol Rancho Santa Fe Security Systems, Inc (760) 942-0688

Senior Services: Alzheimer's Care Vista Gardens Memory Care Community (760) 295-3900 www.vistagardensmemorycare. com Ocean Hills Senior Living 76o-295-8515

Senior Services: Assisted Living Pacifica Senior Living Vista (760) 941-1480 vista/pacifica-senior-living-vista/ index.aspx Silver Oak Country Estates (760) 216-6103

Senior Services: Medicare Insurance Bridlewood Insurance Solutions (760) 420-7859

Senior Services: Skilled Nursing Facility Astor Healthcare Center (760) 945-3033

Shopping Centers North County Square (858) 699-5958

Skin Care Skincare by Melissa (760) 716-4110

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

Solar Energy Equipment & Systems Cosmic Solar (760) 749-1111

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

Storage Stor'em Self Storage (760) 727-3470

Synthetic Lawns/Putting Greens Easy Turf (760) 745-7026

Tasting House Barrel & Stave Pour House (760) 516-7070

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

Theaters Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas (760) 945-7469

Toilet Rentals Diamond Environmental Services (760) 744-7191

Transportation North County Transit District (760) 966-6500

Travel RV Rent California, Inc. (760) 631-2642

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

Trophies & Plaques B & K Engraving (760) 726-0311

Truck Rentals U-Haul of Oceanside (951) 200-5415 Vista Truck Rentals / Quick Check Smog (760) 940-9831

Utilities San Diego County Water Authority (858) 522-6700 San Diego Gas & Electric Co (800) 411-7343 Vista Irrigation District (760) 597-3100

Veterans Wounded Warrior Homes (760) 483-3553

Veterinarians Aloha Animal Hospital (760) 724-8313 Alta Mira Animal Hospital (760) 726-8918 pages/Alta-Mira-Animal-Hospital/158581977508601 Mohnacky Animal Hospital of Vista (760) 758-8004 Palomar Animal Hospital (760) 727-7622

Video Production Services Ryan Video Productions (760) 410-4443

Waste & Recycling EDCO (760) 727-1600

Water Conditioning Rayne Water of North County (760) 724-8603

Website Design TVK Designs Websites & Graphics (760) 214-5064

Wholesale GDS Industries, Inc. (866) 431-4567 Tainong Seeds, Inc (760) 598-2368

Winery Twisted Horn Mead & Cider (760) 295-5888

Writing Services StorySetFree (858) 227-9813

Youth Sports Groups North County Thunder Basketball (858) 252-8624 Vista Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading (760) 650-2522 Vista Soccer Club (760) 940-8804

news and notes Barrel and Stave Pour House Our Downtown Vista brewery is in an iconic location in historic Main Street Vista. We offer a carefully curated list of 40 taps of amazing craft beverages, a huge selection of packaged beer, wine, seltzer, etc., and a large event space for live music and private parties. Visit for more information.



rising stars of the month - november 2020

Wendy Prado Barragan Major General Raymond Murray High School

Jazmine Rayo Galicia Guajome Park Academy

Emma Schroeter David Kolivayko Mission Vista High School Rancho Buena Vista High

Jasmine Camarena Trade Tech High

Odalis Ramirez Vista High School

Sydney Thomson Tri-City Christian School

Jerry Miguel Escalante Vista High School

rising stars of the month - december 2020

Angelina Gonzalez Alta Vista High School

Izak Bunda Guajome Park Academy

Kulpreet Chhokar Mission Vista High School

Gabriela Gonzalez Rancho Buena Vista High School

rising stars of the month - january 2021

Little Paw Gray Major General Raymond Murray High School



Brian Platte Mission Vista High School

Tiara Ojeda Rancho Buena Vista High School

Noah Cummins Trade Tech High School

Kylie Record Vista High School


Here for You. Here for Good. S C R I P P S M E D I CA L C E N T E R

Scripps Medical Center, Jefferson, offers trusted care for you and your family. From primary and specialty care to our HealthExpress same-day, walk-in clinic and urgent care center, you’ll can find the care you need — when and where you need it. Services include:

• Primary care, including internal and family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology with Scripps Coastal Medical Center • Specialty care, including cardiology, perinatology, neurology, ophthalmology and more, with Scripps Clinic

• Urgent Care • Scripps HealthExpress same-day, walk-in care • Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center • Ambulatory Surgery Center (opening spring 2021) • Pharmacy, lab and imaging services

To learn more, call 1-800-SCRIPPS (727-4777) or visit Scripps Medical Center, Jefferson 2205 Vista Way Oceanside, CA 92054


Award-winning Family Medicine and Pediatrics

Graybill Medical Group 326 South Melrose Drive, 2nd Floor | Vista, CA 92081 (Across from the Vista County Courthouse)



Family Medicine

Mark Bibler, MD

Mary Cueva, MD Also speaks Spanish



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Heather Carpenter, MD

For an appointment visit (onsite visits only) or call 760.291.6700 (onsite and telehealth).

Dan (Jenny) Luu, MD Also speaks Vietnamese

Ryan Birtcher, PA-C An Independent Member of the Sharp Community Medical Group

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 Largest Level III NICU




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