Stone & Glass Grand Re-Opening


Stone & Glass will be hosting a grand re-opening event at their new location on November 11 from 1 – 7 p.m. Seven months after the fire closed them down, Stone & Glass is ready to open. The new location is 629 W. Grand Ave, Escondido. The fire destroyed their studio on Simpson Way April 1. Now, rising like a […]

Palomar Health leading award winner

Palomar Health was the leading award winner at the Health Care Communicators (HCC) of San Diego County “Finest Awards” ceremony, on Thursday, October 5, receiving 25 awards for marketing and communications excellence. The organization also received two national awards from Ragan Communications this month. The HCC awards included a gold award for print advertising for the Passion, People, Purpose series; […]

Say what? Some hearing loss is preventable

Hearing loss is something you might think of as age related – and you’re right. But you might not be right in the way you think. Palomar Health and Dr. David Illich, chief of audiology, are urging you to be conscious of hearing health during the month of October as part of National Audiology Awareness Month. As we get older, […]

City and Chamber officials meet local businesses

The 4th Annual Escondido Business Walk was held on Wednesday, September 27, when volunteer pairs made up of city officials and Chamber of Commerce Board members visited over 40 local businesses as part of the 4th Annual Escondido Business Walk. The Business Walk is a business retention event focused on identifying and understanding the needs of Escondido businesses. The Business […]

New Starbucks rising on Blockbuster’s ashes

Where once you were able to rent the latest movies, soon you will be able to drink the latest coffee blends. On the northwest corner of El Norte & Centre City Parkway, where there used to be a Blockbuster video store, there will soon be a Starbucks coffee house. The Planning Commission approved the development plan for the project last […]

Palomar Health receives four patient safety awards

The largest hospital liability insurer on the west coast has recognized Palomar Health for delivering safe and reliable patient care and eliminating preventable harm. BETA Healthcare group has presented Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway with four safety awards for meeting or exceeding their rigorous standards emphasizing patient safety, reliability of care, and reducing risk exposure in […]

Local appointed to California Board of Optometry

Debra McIntyre, 49, of Escondido, has been appointed to the California Board of Optometry. McIntyre has been an optometrist at West Coast Eyecare since 2013. She was chief executive officer and an optometrist at Accent on Eyes Optometry from 2003 to 2013 and at Paradise Optical from 1999 to 2002. McIntyre is a member of the Escondido Sunrise Rotary. She […]

Local landscaping company wins awards

Columbine Landscape, based in Escondido, won three awards for its La Jolla Classic Garden in La Jolla in the 2017 Beautification Awards presented by the San Diego chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA.) Columbine won in three categories: Residential Construction Large category Residential Maintenance Large category Landscape Lighting Small category The awards were presented in a series of […]


In the gutter Bowling fans were stunned recently when they showed up at Tavern + Bowl North County at Westfield North County (which us locals still insist on calling North County Fair) and it was closed. The popular bowling alley and restaurant had operated in Escondido for nearly seven years. According to Tavern + Bowl CEO Daniel Hurd the lease […]

North County Realtors group to host free Homebuyers Fair on Saturday, September 23

The North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR), a 5,500-member trade group for San Diego-area realtors, will host a Homebuyers Fair from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Dr., Vista. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend the educational event, including first-time homebuyers. Information will be available in […]

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