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Mr. James Downs - Book Signing Event June 20th Escondido Private Residence

June 6, 2015 by Arlene Villa Villa Bergstrom (Register to contact)

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Correction RSVP *****@aol.com TU

Mr. James Downs - Book Signing Event June 20th Escondido Private Residence

June 6, 2015 by Arlene Villa Villa Bergstrom (Register to contact)

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Andre Villa - VHS '61 and Arlene Villa Bergstrom - VHS '63 invite you to join us for a book signing event at The Heartbreak Hotel 622 Utah Way Escondido on June 20th 12 Noon to 4:00 PM Mr. Downs was a teacher/coach/friend for over 30 years at Vista High School He has written a book on The Real World of Mission San Luis Rey Donation $19.91 (cash or check) The Old Mission San Luis Rey Historical Foundation Fund (tax deductible. Join us for an afternoon of conversation and refreshments. RSVPs would be appreciated. Arlene (760) 567-XXXX or Email *****@aol.com

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North County teen accused of making terror threats to school  fox5sandiego.com

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- A 17-year-old high school student in North County was arrested Thursday after he allegedly made terrorist threats against his school.



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Lennar Unveils Boutique New Home Community "Sienna" In Coastal Vista, California  Yahoo Finance

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Mar Vista High School Takes On Spring Break 2019  Eagle & Times

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Lennar to Open 'Boutique' Neighborhood in Vista, California  Builder Magazine

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Megan Keefer Appointed As California High School Principal  San Ramon, CA Patch

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2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California - Walnut Creek, CA - Here's the complete list of California students awarded $2500 scholarships.



Former speech therapist at Rancho Buena Vista High School arrested  10News

VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — A SWAT team with the San Diego Sheriff's Department arrested a former high school speech therapist on Friday morning. Arturo Avina ...



Chula Vista High School Needs Help After Theater Floods, Damages Costumes  NBC 7 San Diego

A Chula Vista high school is trying to raise money after last week's heavy rain flooded its theater, damaging much of the department's costumes. Students and ...



Threatening messages discovered at several Vista high schools; no credible threats found  10News

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is investigating threatening messages found written inside restrooms at several high schools in Vista Thursday.



Oneonta Elementary Teacher Runs The Boston Marathon For The Fourth Time  Eagle & Times

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Meningococcal disease reported at Bonita Vista High School  10News

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — Students and staff of Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista are being warned to watch out for symptoms of meningococcal ...



Threat to Bonita Vista High School wasn’t credible, police say  fox5sandiego.com

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Teen arrested for Bonita Vista High School online threat  CBS 8 San Diego

The threat against Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista was the second to appear on Instagram over the weekend, police Capt. Phil Collum said.



Construction begins on event center at Monte Vista HS  10News

Monte Vista High School held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday at the site of its future event center.



Increased police presence at Bonita Vista High after Instagram threat  CBS 8 San Diego

Heightened security was in effect at and around Bonita Vista High School on Monday following a threat made over social media. Police were looking into an ...



Fundraiser for Chula Vista High School graduates who lost homes in Camp Fire -  KUSI

CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – The Camp Fire that essentially destroyed the town of Paradise, California affected some families who are from the San Diego area.



Threatening graffiti prompts security increases at 2 North County high schools  FOX 5 San Diego

An increased law enforcement presence is expected at Vista and Rancho Buena Vista high schools Friday.



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Chula Vista High School grads help Camp Fire survivors, alumni  CBS 8 San Diego

Among the Paradise residents that lost their homes to the Camp Fire were several graduates of Chula Vista High School.



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Threatening message found at Monte Vista High School, prompting heightened security  10News

SPRING VALLEY, Calif. (KGTV) -- Monte Vista High School is increasing security Tuesday after finding a threatening message written in the men's restroom.



Break-In Reported At Chula Vista High; 3 Teens Detained  Patch.com

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MVHS Girls Lacrosse  Eagle & Times

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Districts Shuffle Problem Employees to New Jobs or Schools  Voice of San Diego

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Pedestrian Killed in Collision Near Monte Vista High School  NBC 7 San Diego

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Navy Leap Frogs land at Chula Vista High School homecoming game  CBS 8 San Diego

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Teens suspected of breaking in, starting fire at South Bay school  FOX 5 San Diego

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Former High School Speech Therapist Facing Charges of Criminal Threats, Burglary  NBC 7 San Diego

A man accused of sending threatening messages to staffers at the Vista Unified School District made an appearance in a North County courtroom Tuesday.



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Sierra Vista High student interviewed by police over alleged threat posted online  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Sophomore represents Sierra Vista at Chicago-area quiz bowl  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sierra Vista High School sophomore Moses Damena represented his school in the quiz bowl Individual Player National Championship Tournament in ...



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New Aviation Course Has Vista High Students Learning How To Fly Planes, Drones  KPBS

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Four area schools are on alert Thursday due to concerns of threats made about school shootings in San Diego.



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A former school district employee was arrested for embezzling from the Sweetwater Union High School District, Chula Vista police said Wednesday.



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Sweetwater Officials Agreed to Keep Quiet About Teacher Who Report Found Harassed and Groped Students  Voice of San Diego

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Phone threats investigated at Mar Vista High School  CBS 8 San Diego

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Parents warned of shooting threat at Vista High School  FOX 5 San Diego

Vista High School will have increased security on campus Thursday in response to a shooting threat, according to an email the principal sent to parents.



Woman accused of embezzling from school district faces 3 years in prison  fox5sandiego.com

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Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

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Antioch parolee arrested in Rio Vista on suspicion of armed robbery, kidnapping  East Bay Times

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Morning Report: Sweetwater to Pay $2M to Former Student Abused by ROTC Instructor  Voice of San Diego

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Fallbrook High Loses Millions Of Dollars As Districts Jockey For Students  KPBS

Faced with declining birth rates and competition from charter schools, some districts are turning to magnet schools to attract new students. What happens to the ...



UC pitcher rewards family with 'home' field victory  Star-News

University City High School senior Zay Pena had his own cheering section at Wednesday's non-league game at Chula Vista High School's Bob Kennedy Field.



Rio Vista Class of 2018 pursuing higher education, military service  Fairfield Daily Republic

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Sweetwater Union High School District board approves plan to solve budget woes  fox5sandiego.com

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Student who jumped into shark tank at South Bay aquarium apologizes  WHNT News 19

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Report: San Diego high school among best in US  10News

One of San Diego County's high schools has once again been named the county's top high school by U.S. News and World Report.



New 'Frontier' for Bonita Vista grad  Star-News

Bonita Vista High School graduate Louis Jeovanny Rodriguez II, appeared in the Netflix movie “Triple Frontier” with actors – Ben Affleck, Pedro Pascal, and ...



Monte Vista football coach resigns after student injured during game  10News

A Monte Vista football coach previously involved in a concussion lawsuit has resigned after another football player was injured in a game.



Mountain Vista hires independent contractor for diversity training  Highlands Ranch Herald

Mountain Vista High School has hired an independent contractor to host awareness and diversity training for administrators and counselors from the high school ...



After 18 years, Mountain Vista head football coach resigns  Highlands Ranch Herald

After an 18-year run, Mountain Vista High School's varsity football head coach Ric Cash has resigned, citing a “toxicity” that exists in the football program. “There ...



Sweetwater basketball Hall of Fame to add four new members  Star-News

The Sweetwater High School boys basketball team will honor some of its top alumni during a halftime ceremony at Saturday's upcoming South Bay League ...



Encinitas schools repeat as winners of civic learning awards  Del Mar Times

Encinitas schools have won two of the top honors in the 2019 Civic Learning Awards, co-sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony ...



Inside Vista High's Big National Experiment With Personalized Learning  Voice of San Diego

Vista wants to shift the balance in classrooms, from one where a teacher decides what happens to one where students have more say. A $10 million award is ...



Morning Report: How Much Does the Public Get to Know About Teacher Misconduct?  Voice of San Diego

How much does the public get to know about the people educating their children? In November, we asked all 43 public school districts in the county to turn over ...



Rio Vista football preview: Rams looking to take care of ‘unfinished business’  Fairfield Daily Republic

RIO VISTA — Repeating success is never easy, but the Rio Vista High football team has a few advantages. Big advantages. Back from last year's Sac-Joaquin ...



Bonita Vista High School Music Teacher Sentenced  NBC 7 San Diego

A high school music teacher who pleaded guilty to a sexual relationship with a former student was sentenced Friday to three years probation.



Graduation 2019 schedule: Dates, times for Riverside County schools  Press-Enterprise

Hillcrest High graduates wait in line to have their names read during Hillcrest High School graduation ceremony at Norte Vista High School in Riverside, CA.



Westboro Baptist Church adds two East County schools to picket schedule  The East County Californian

El Cajon Valley High School and Monte Vista High School have been targeted by Westboro Baptist Church, a group most known for its anti-gay demonstrations ...



Millbrae School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

Millbrae School Named Among Best Public Schools - Millbrae, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



VCHS does well in ranking of high schools  Valley Roadrunner

In a ranking ranking by "2019 Best Public High Schools in California" Valley Center High School was ranked 50th in the County, and 394th in the state.



No shortage of talent in Mesa League girls softball season  Star-News

The Bonita Vista and Mater Dei Catholic high school softball teams earned berths in last year's elite San Diego Section Open Division playoffs. Both teams look ...



Rio Vista High School Top Students: 2017  Fairfield Daily Republic

Highlights: Loved playing golf, because it was something I looked forward to doing everyday and a way to have fun with friends. Scholarships, awards: Pell Grant ...



Arson suspected in abandoned building fire  fox5sandiego.com

CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Arson is suspected after a fire broke out at an abandoned building Wednesday night in Chula Vista, authorities said. The blaze at 865 ...



Threat to Scripps Ranch High School triggers lockdown  FOX 5 San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Scripps Ranch High School was placed on lockdown Thursday after officials were told about a threat to campus. The lockdown was reported at ...



Vista High School unveils $3.7 million football field  fox5sandiego.com

The brand new $3.7 million Vista High School stadium officially opened the Panthers football season Thursday.



Dive, they said  Star-News

When the chance opened for Olympian High School swim coach Zach Bradley to coach not only his own divers this season but athletes interested in diving from ...



Sierra Vista delivers for its fans, coach in clutch Division 5 boys soccer title  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Sierra Vista High class focuses on business side of music  Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Mar Vista High School JROTC Cadet Logan Wilson Receives A Distinguished Award For Leadership And Service  Eagle & Times

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Inside the Fight to Make Public School Misconduct Records Public  Voice of San Diego

In November, Voice of San Diego asked every public school district in the county for records involving substantiated instances of employee sexual misbehavior.



Parents outraged after Instagram pages rate local high school girls  WREG NewsChannel 3

A series of Instagram accounts has caused an uproar among parents of students attending Valhalla High School.



Chula Vista Fire Department deploys 2-man patrols for faster emergency response  fox5sandiego.com

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African-American leaders blast South Bay high school's response to racist hit list  KGO-TV

African-American leaders in the South Bay are blasting administrators of Monta Vista High School in Cupertino and the sheriff's office for failing to take action ...



Body found by dumpster at Chula Vista shopping center  fox5sandiego.com

Police discovered a body near a fast food restaurant in Chula Vista early Friday afternoon.



Sweetwater Union High School District offers summer meals program  FOX 5 San Diego

The Sweetwater Union High School District is offering a program to keep students fed during summer months.



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