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Memorial Day of Remembrance

May 22, 2017 |  8:30 am

The American Legion Post 365 is holding a Memorial Day of Remembrance Ceremony at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, on May 29 from 10-11 am. The memorial ceremony provides the community the opportunity to honor the men and women who have responded to the call of duty and paid the ultimate sacrifice, as well as pay tribute to their families.  Please note: City of Vista offices are closed May 29, in observance of holiday and trash collection is delayed one day that week.




Marijuana Public Opinion Survey

May 22, 2017 | 8:30 am

The City will be conducting a public opinion survey to measure Vista residents’ sentiment towards legalizing medical marijuana access and delivery within city limits. The City has hired FM3 Research, Inc. to conduct the survey which averages 15 minutes in length and will be administered by telephone (both landline and mobile) and online in mid-June. The research company will use a methodology to interview a statistically representative sample of residents. Please respond if you are notified – your input is important!




Give Feedback on District Boundary Maps

May 22, 2017 | 8:30 am

The City is finalizing boundary maps for its by-district election system. A public meeting, to receive feedback on the draft district boundaries, is scheduled for Thursday, May 30, at the Vista Civic Center at 6 pm. “By district” elections carve the city into geographic sections. Voters in each section choose their City Council representative, who must also live in that district.




What’s Going On?

May 22, 2017 | 8:30 am

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• Bookmark the city’s online news room, Vista News Center.
• Download the City’s mobile app: Access Vista from the Apple Store or the Google Play Store.
• Pick up a copy of OUR VISTA the City’s residential publication mailed to residents.
• Learn about new development projects and Planning Commission meetings: sign up for e-notices.
• Follow the city on Twitter for quick updates and news headlines.
• Like our Facebook page. Add it to your “notifications” settings. Updates will show up in your newsfeed.


City Collecting for Personal Items for Adopted Marine Unit

May 15, 2017 | 9:00 AM

The City of Vista is collecting new bath towels and personal toiletry items for welcome-home packages for Vista’s adopted Marine Unit – Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369 – out of Camp Pendleton.  Drop off an item through May 25 and receive a free reusable bag (while supplies last).

“HMLA-369” battalion, which the city officially “adopted” in 2008, has approximately 180 members returning throughout the months of May and June from a 10-month deployment. The welcome-home packages are for the battalion’s single Marines, many of whom return to empty barracks without the comfort of family and are in need of personal care  items until their belongings are returned to them several days after they arrive.



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