‘Monky Business’ opens Sept. 9

VISTA — “Monky Business” is the story of five fun-loving monks from St. Bernard’s. They have 24 hours to raise $250,000 or they will lose their merry monastery to a greedy land owner who plans on turning the place into “Bernie’s Casino and Tackle Shop.” The good people at the local religious radio station, WGOD, allow […]

3rd Annual Grape Stomping and Harvest Festival at Ponte Winery

TEMECULA- To celebrate the bountiful grape-growing season, Ponte Family Estate Winery in Temecula is hosting its 3rd Annual Grape Stomping and Harvest Festival on Sunday, September 18th beginning at 3 p.m. Tickets are now on sale for this sell-out event that promises to be an afternoon of delicious food, outstanding hand crafted wine, live entertainment, […]

“Oliver” presented Sept. 15-18

VISTA- From September 15 – 18, Encore Youth Theatre and Premiere For Kids will present “OLIVER” the musical, directed by Randall Hickman, from Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, about the adventures of an orphan boy who is sold into child slavery and runs away to live on the streets during England’s Industrial Revolution.  This well-known, popular […]

“Big River, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” at Moonlight Amphitheatre

VISTA- The Moonlight Stage Productions’ 2005 25th Anniversary Summer Season of Musicals Under the Stars concludes in an inspiring finish with “ Big River, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” With music by Roger Miller, the fiddle-infused, country/gospel musical score of “ Big River, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is a joyous support to Mark Twain’s […]

35th Annual Julian Bluegrass Festival

JULIAN- On Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, at Frank Lane Park, 2645 Farmers Road, Julian, the 35th Annual Julian Bluegrass Festival will be held. This festival has brought the traditions of bluegrass music to the hearts of Americana music lovers and festival-goers who make the journey to the Cuyamaca Mountain each Fall. Become enchanted by […]

Still time to see the magical Cinderella!

Cinderella is probably the best known and most loved fairy tale. How many of us identified with Cinderella — hoping that a prince would come to carry us off to his castle? Many of the little girls in the audience wore Cinderella gowns, identifying with the lead character. The CAST Kids’ production of Cinderella was […]

Reeder hosts People to People dinner

FALLBROOK — On Friday, August 12, Ron Reeder, chairman of the Fallbrook People to People free employment service, hosted a dinner at his Fallbrook home. The dinner was prepared by local, social chef Tony Sanna. Founded 26 years ago, People to People has provided many vital services to the Fallbrook and Bonsall communities. The purpose […]

Temecula Valley Bancorp Inc. record earnings

Temecula Valley Bancorp Inc. has announced that net income for the quarter ending June 30 was $3,943,041, which is a 49-percent increase from the same period last year. Net income for the six months ending June 30 was $6,944,721, which was also an increase over last year. “We are pleased with the results,” stated Stephen […]

Old Bricks, New Lights, Temecula Goes Live!

The stars will be aligned to shine brightly in Temecula this fall. The City of Temecula will begin celebrating life through the arts at the new 362-seat, state-of-the-art Old Town Temecula Community Theater on Main Street in the heart of Old Town Temecula. There will be six days of celebration during the grand opening festivities scheduled from […]

Auditions for ‘Room Service’

VISTA — Moonlight Stage Productions, run by the City of Vista, is holding open auditions for “Room Service,” a 1937 screwball comedy, which will be directed by Dr. George Flint. An audition is appointment required; call (760) 639-6199. Auditions will be held Saturday, September 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Avo Playhouse, 303 […]