Surviving the pandemic… pivot to podcasting!

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Here’s the latest in our occasional series of interviews with Vista business owners.

Alberto Rodriguez of A_LR Photography is one busy guy working at Tri-City Medical Center, running a photography business and now co-hosting a rapidly growing podcast. Here are a few quick moments from the full interview you can view at

Alberto talks about why he loves photography, the challenges of starting a podcast, who to depend on when starting a new business, the need to persevere during these crazy times, reflections on Vista’s creative community and much more!

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The Districts



Rich with Vista’s heritage including Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Rancho Guajome Adobe and Vista Skate Park


Easy Hwy. 78 access to commercial district of shops and restaurants including the famous Vista Farmer’s Market


Vista’s “walk-around” Downtown Arts District featuring theaters, restaurants, six craft breweries, dozens of independent shops, music venues and public art everywhere


Home to many of Vista’s famous craft beverage spots including beer, wine, kombucha, hard seltzer along with many onsite restaurants