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Reports of Callers Impersonating SDG&E on the Rise

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Whether it’s an email from a foreign prince asking you to send money so he can access his fortune, a text with a link to a fake website requesting your personal information, or an automated phone call with an offer that just seems too good to be true, consumer scams can come in many forms.   Unfortunately, there are a … Continue reading “Reports of Callers Impersonating SDG&E on the Rise”

Spring festival: It was a hot one

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

First food distribution set for June 8

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

The first food distribution for the Summer Kids & Community Pantry will be for Thursday, June 8, 11:30 a.m.¬–12:30 a.m. at Orange Glen High School. Receive nutritious food for you and your family. This program, in conjunction with Feeding San Diego, provides families with 20-25 lbs. of FREE produce and staples. The first distribution is set for June 8 at … Continue reading “First food distribution set for June 8”

Local Elks congratulated for fund-raising

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Escondido Elks Lodge #1687 recently donated $6,767.85 to the California-Hawaii Elks Association Major Project Inc. Escondido Elks Lodge’s Exalted Ruler Steven Wagstaff participated in the California-Hawaii Elks Association Convention in Palm Springs from May 17 to May 20,  where he reported the total monies raised by his Elks Lodge over the past Elk year 2016-2017 for the California-Hawaii Elks Major … Continue reading “Local Elks congratulated for fund-raising”

See three high school bands this Saturday

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Escondido Shines is sponsoring the annual Music in the Park free band concert, featuring bands from San Pasqual, Escondido and Orange Glen High Schools, Saturday, May 27, 6:30–8 p.m. at Kit Carson Amphitheater. One of the performing bands will be the Escondido High School Concert Band, whose Director of Bands Phil Felix, told The Times-Advocate: “We will be performing with … Continue reading “See three high school bands this Saturday”

Memorial Day service planned

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

The city will honor those who fell in service to their nation on Memorial Day. You can honor those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom by attending a Memorial Day Remembrance Service at Oak Hill Memorial Park, 2640 Glenridge Road, on Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m. The remembrance is sponsored by the Escondido Allied Veterans Council. Since … Continue reading “Memorial Day service planned”

Poets, Inc. to meet June 4

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Poets, Inc. (Inland North County ) and The Escondido Arts Partnership host a monthly Literary Series, usually on the first Sunday. The next is on Sunday, June 4, 1-3 p.m. It is free. Reception will be at 12:30 p.m., with light refreshments; open mic reading after our featured author. Featured author for June: from Los Angeles, Suzanne O’Connell LA poet … Continue reading “Poets, Inc. to meet June 4”

Quilt club to meet

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

The El Camino Quilt Guild meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday June 8 at the Faith Lutheran Church 200 E. Bobier Dr, Vista, CA 92084 in the gym. Doors open 9 a.m. Speaker is  Laura Fraga http://www.laurafragaquilts.com speaking on The Phenomenon Dear Jane Quilt. Her workshop is on Friday June 9 at Quilt in a Day. Learn where and how to … Continue reading “Quilt club to meet”

2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses Stephen King book

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on June 13,  at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is “The Bazaar of Bad Dreams” by Stephen King. Copies are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library.escondido.org. King’s novels are celebrated by fans the world … Continue reading “2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses Stephen King book”

Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Club Meets in June

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Rincón Literario (The Literary Corner), Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Discussion Group, will meet on Saturday, June 17,  from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. in the Turrentine Room to discuss this month’s selection, La casa de los espíritus/The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende in both English and Spanish. The book is available for check-out in English and Spanish, and in … Continue reading “Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Club Meets in June”