Annual Oceanside Independence Parade
Location: Oceanside, Coast Hwy from Wisconsin Ave to Pier View Way
Join us for the Annual Oceanside Independence Parade on July 1, 2017 as it marches up Coast Highway from Wisconsin Ave to Pier View Way. Come see floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars and much more. Our theme this year is “STAR SPANGLED SALUTE.” The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. Running time from beginning to end is about two hours.
Viewing of the parade is available from the sidewalks along the entire route. Spectators are encouraged to bring folding chairs. The highest concentration of viewers will be on the north end of the route past Seagaze Avenue.
Street parking is available on the residential side streets that run parallel to the entire route (Freeman and Tremont Streets). Over 1,000 parking spaces are available in the downtown parking lots and the parking structure. To enter the downtown area from the east on parade morning, you will have to cross Coast Highway at Oceanside Blvd. or Surfrider Way. Parking time limits may be enforced for street parking and parking lots – watch for the signs.
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The June 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report still shows a hot market with fast moving sales and a serious lack of inventory. But this cannot go on forever. Real estate markets are cyclical. Some parts of the country are already showing a slowdown in appreciation rates as reported by CNBC.
The anticipated rate hike by the Federal Reserve will most likely put downward pressure on the market. It will not only make it more difficult for buyers to borrow for their home purchase, but it will also push up the cost of consumers’ existing revolving debt and adjustable rate mortgages.
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The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors. Use these top 5 home design trends of 2017 to get inspired. Makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to sell in the next few years, you may want to avoid doing anything dramatic. Instead, incorporate small changes that would appeal to buyers.
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North Coast Rep The Spitfire Grill, A Musical
June 1 – June 25
Location: Solana Beach, 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Suite D
Honest and emotional, this heartfelt musical tells the engaging tale of a young woman with an uncertain past.
Filled with inspirational melodies, and an emotionally soaring score, this all-American musical serves up an abundance of warmth, spirit and goodwill. Open your heart and visit The Spitfire Grill.
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The May 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report shows continued gains, despite the ongoing supply shortage and slowly increasing mortgage rates. Those rising interest rates paired with increasing values are making San Diego County homes less affordable. Trump’s proposed tax plan could decrease affordability even more by removing important deductions for homeowners.
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Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for more. Whether you’re thinking of listing your home or just want to make your home the envy of your neighbors, here are several quick ways to increase your home’s curb appeal.
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Rhythm & Brews
12 – 4 PM
Location: Vista, Historic Downtown Vista Village
The San Diego Brewers Guild’s Rhythm & Brews music and craft beer festival will pair many of the country’s most celebrated craft breweries with local musicians for its annual bookend event. On Saturday, May 6th from 1 to 4 p.m., craft beer aficionados will gather along Hop Highway in historic downtown Vista Village in Southern California to sample IPAs, barrel-aged brews, sour ales and much more from over 50 of San Diego’s most acclaimed breweries, all while enjoying live musical performances by Ashley Hollander and San Diego’s own Grammy nominated P.O.D., while enjoying delicious eats from local food trucks.
Proceeds from the event benefit the San Diego Brewers Guild, the nonprofit that works to support the county’s innovative brewing community as well as the Brazilian Institute for Arts and Culture, an organization whose mission is to facilitate the education of Brazilian arts and culture to the community.
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The San Diego and North County real estate markets remain strong with good appreciation and short market times. Inventory is still at its lowest point since 2004. Despite the lack for homes available to purchase, March saw an increase in the number of homes that went under contract in both markets.
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Goodguys Meguiar’s 17th Del Mar Nationals
March 31 – 2
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars
and Trucks thru ’72, Goodguys AutoCross, Indoor Car
Show, Vendors, Swap Meet, Cars 4 Sale Corral and All
American Sunday. The show features:
- Over 2,500 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru ’72
- Special indoor Car show exhibit
- 2017 March Performance Street Rod d’Elegance Competition
- K&N Filters All American Sunday welcoming American made or powered vehicles of all years
- Goodguys AutoCross
- Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition
- Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
- Swap Meet
- Cars 4 Sale Corral
- Live music entertainment with Blu Gruv and Lil Elmo & the Cosmos
- Model & Pedal Car Show
- Kids Zone – Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!
- Kids Free Revell Model Car Make-N-Take – Get your kids involved in model building.
- Complimentary Guest Shuttles provided from spectator parking
- Featured Club: Camaro Club of San Diego
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