Playing Guitar to Promote Healthy Living

Three summers ago, Ian lost his brother Damon Allen Stanley to a heroin overdose on August 20th. In memory of him, Ian played the next day with the Los Rios Rock School at The House of Blues and dedicated a song to…

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Why Music? by Jill Wood

There is just no other medium that brings people together the way music does. That’s what I love about music. It breaks through barriers and creates real, authentic connection which we all need. It’s just amazing to watch a crowd of…

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Ashes to Glory ~ by Gregg Lancer

FROM ASHES TO GLORY BENEFIT CONCERT “What is a father?” ~ a man asked his son. The young boy answered,  “A father is a person who has pictures in his wallet where he used to have money.” Aren’t kids precious? Fathers…

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Local Youth Discover Passions and Hone Skills ~ The healthy alternative to drugs and alcohol

There is nothing new about the age-old problem of teens with too much time on their hands and the trouble that can then ensue.  As the saying goes, “Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.”  What is new is the horrible…

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COA Concert ~ Free Pizza & The Taco Truck ~ by Shannon Christner

No, it’s not free pizza. It’s Free Pizza. Come rock out with these local band members at our COA Concert,  opened by The Taco Truck (no, not an actual taco truck). We promise these bands will be just as awesome as…

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COA February Newsletter

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Let’s Dance ~ Footloose!

We all adore the iconic movie, “Footloose” where Kevin Bacon’s character is dating the pastor’s daughter, and the only desire of every high school student is to dance. But, through fear of debauchery, dancing is forbidden by the City Council….

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Music Venue

Music Venue   The COA Music and Clinic Venue is open and dates are available to book, but going fast. The vision to have a ticketed venue for San Clemente teens and young adults with a clean and sober atmosphere is…

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