Business

Rosie’s Cafe: where the owner works her heart out every day—and loves it

By David Ross | May 25, 2017

Kaitlyn Rose Pilsbury, the “Rosie” of Rosie’s Café is an inspirational figure, an example of the American entrepreneurial spirit. A woman who literally climbed into a car in New Jersey four years ago and drove across the U.S.A. looking for a business she could call her own. Some might say she was looking for the pot of gold at the … Continue reading “Rosie’s Cafe: where the owner works her heart out every day—and loves it”

Palomar Health Ranked in Top 20 Percent for U.S. Health Systems Its Size

By News Desk | May 11, 2017

For the second year in a row, Palomar Health is ranked among top 20%  of health systems of its size in U.S., according to the 15 Top Health Systems Study 2017 by Truven Health Analytics published in Modern Healthcare magazine. In addition to selecting the top 15 health systems each year, Truven divides all health sys-tems it measures into quintiles … Continue reading “Palomar Health Ranked in Top 20 Percent for U.S. Health Systems Its Size”

Spring Festival will have something for everyone

By News Desk | May 11, 2017

From one end of Grand to the other, there is something for everyone! The Spring Grand Ave Festival on Sunday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., sponsored by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, will be brimming with local entertainment on two stages featuring talent from professional and not for profit studios as well as high school and elementary … Continue reading “Spring Festival will have something for everyone”

Carthage College honors Escondido resident for mediation post

By News Desk | May 11, 2017

Escondido resident Richard E. Custin received a 2017 Beacon Award from Carthage College for his contributions in mediation. The Beacon Award honors selected Carthage alumni for one specific accomplishment, act of service, professional or personal achievement, event, or program. Custin, who earned bachelor’s (1980) and Master of Education (1996) degrees from Carthage, accepted the award at a banquet Saturday, April … Continue reading “Carthage College honors Escondido resident for mediation post”

Stone is heading for all 50 states

By News Desk | May 11, 2017

The beer industry publication “Full Pint” reported May 2 that Escondido-based Stone Brewing” is expected to expand availability to all states, in addition to District of Columbia and Puerto Rico by May. On the international front, they are in 35 countries, including more than 20 in Europe, plus Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Costa Rica and more. … Continue reading “Stone is heading for all 50 states”

Stone Brewing reports 18% growth

By News Desk | May 03, 2017

Stone Brewing is reporting 18% growth for the first quarter compared to the prior year. According to the company its “performance is far outpacing both the year-to-date, IRI-stated grocery craft category growth of 4.4% and the category’s 52-week growth rate of 6.4%.” Stone attributes this “explosive growth” to its “core beers both familiar and new. “First, the familiar stalwart Stone … Continue reading “Stone Brewing reports 18% growth”

Sunny Side Kitchen starts Supper Club

By News Desk | May 03, 2017

Kate & Bob Carpenter of Sunny Side Kitchen are excited about the new Sunny Side Kitchen Supper Club. “Have you heard about supper clubs that have been popping up in San Diego and Los Angeles? Often times it’s at an undisclosed location with ananonymous chef. Part of the excitement is that you are sharing your dinner with strangers. We combined … Continue reading “Sunny Side Kitchen starts Supper Club”

New iLoveKickboxing fitness franchise opens in Escondido

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

iLoveKickboxing has announced the opening of another franchise located at 431 N Escondido Blvd., Escondido. Based on the successful nationwide model, iLoveKickboxing incorporates the workouts of professional fighters, while making them accessible and fun to the anyone looking to lose weight and get in shape.  This location is one of 180 plus studios across the United States, Canada and Peru, … Continue reading “New iLoveKickboxing fitness franchise opens in Escondido”

Dr. Chang joins Graybill

By News Desk | April 12, 2017

Graybill Medical Group has announced that Alan T. Chang, MD, a board certified Internist, has joined their group. Graybill is North San Diego County’s largest independent multi-specialty medical group. Dr. Chang is now seeing patients out of Graybill’s Escondido-Grand Office located at 625 E. Grand Avenue. Dr. Chang attended medical school at Dartmouth University and the University of Southern California, … Continue reading “Dr. Chang joins Graybill”

Escondido’s Belle Marie Winery to celebrate 17th Anniversary April 15

By News Desk | April 12, 2017

Founder Mick Dragoo, together with his soulmate Mary opened the doors of Belle Marie Winery in April 2000. It was a labor of love from day one, and has remained so ever since. When they purchased the land, it was an overgrown, abandoned citrus grove. However, Dragoo envisioned a campus with a Mediterranean feel. He nursed as many of the … Continue reading “Escondido’s Belle Marie Winery to celebrate 17th Anniversary April 15”