Supervisors vote to resurface Old Hwy. 395 between Gopher Cyn. Road and Camino Del Rey



The San Diego County Board of Supervisors authorized the advertisement for bid and subsequent award of a construction contract to resurface portions of two North County roads including Old Highway 395 between Old Castle Road and Camino Del Rey. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote January 28, with Ron Roberts absent for a Metropolitan Transit System board meeting, also found the two […]

VCMWD sets boundaries for sewer expansion project



The Valley Center Municipal Water District board February 17 took action to create boundaries for the new Woods Valley Ranch Water Reclamation facility expansion project that should lead to the sewering of the South and North Villages in about two years. The board took the following actions: • Approved a resolution approving the boundary map for the proposed modification of […]

Around Escondido



Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Grand Ave. North County’s newest artisan market in historic Downtown Escondido. Come for unique products and fresh produce in a hip urban market. Escondido Farmers Market, Tuesdays 2:30-6 p.m., Year- Round, event is held on Grand Ave. between Juniper and Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido. Local, farm fresh produce. […]

Horn delivers State of the County address



Valley Center resident Bill Horn, entering into his final term on the Board of Supervisors last week gave his final State of the County address as board chairman. The chairmanship revolves to each of the five supervisors on a yearly basis. The speech was made from the County Administration Center. During the speech Horn, a Vietnam veteran, declared 2015 “The […]

Around Valley Center



SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNEY— So you can mark you calendars now, be aware of the 11th annual Valley Center Real Estate Professionals Scholarship Golf Tournament that will be held Friday, April 17 beginning at 11 a.m. at Woods Valley Golf Club in Valley Center. Come join the fun at the 11th annual scholarship golf tourney. with Hole in one prizes, Lunch, […]

—30— An Editor’s Notebook



SHOW YOUR ART—The Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Ave. in Escondido, owned and operated by the Escondido Art Association (EAA), now offers artists the opportunity to exhibit their artwork on rented wall space. Three sections, each measuring seven and a half feet wide by four feet tall, are available for rent on a monthly basis. These three sections are […]

Art Association plans kids show in April



The Escondido Art Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts and the community since 1956, is once again hosting the Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show and competition at the Artists Gallery located at 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido. The show, sponsored by the Stensrud Foundation and open to kids ages 8 through 18, showcases young artists in the community […]

School board votes to replace Jaguar field turf



The Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District board recently voted to replace the artificial turf at Jaguar field at a cost of $150,000. The Valley Center High School football field is in the seventh year of an eight-year warranty, however it is wearing out faster than anticipated. The fibers are not holding up as well as they should. The vendor who […]

The Wooden Spoon: where comfort food is king



Comfort food is not exclusive to the American South, although that may have been where the term originated. Every culture where there is a grandmother waiting in the kitchen making something like chicken soup has comfort food. “Comfort food just makes you feel good,” says Jesse Paul, who opened his first restaurant Tuesday in Escondido at 805 E Valley Pkwy […]

City receives award for street maintenance



The City of Escondido received the “2014 Scrub Seal Project of the Year” award from the California Chip Seal Association (CCSA) for the FY 13/14 Street Maintenance project. The project was chosen by the Association for City staff’s teamwork with the contractor and material suppliers, and the quality of the finished product. As part of the City’s ongoing efforts to […]