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Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. on Kalmia between Grand Ave and Second. 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 Avenue between Juniper and Kalmia Street downtown. Local, farm […]

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FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT— The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “Family Movie Night” Saturday, August 22, 5¬–10 p.m. at Melrose Ranch, 16757 Old Guejito Grade Rd. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Family packages are available and include a barbecue dinner and a movie. This is a family event suitable for all ages, bring a blanket […]

Parks board studies benefit fee assessment election to raise operating funds



Ron Johnson of the Valley Center Optimist Club Wednesday presented a check for $2,000 to the Valley Center Parks & Rec board, a little extra money for Western Days. The Optimists originally agreed to pay the parks district $3,000 for the use of the Community Center for Western Days, and they paid it. However, they made enough from the festival […]

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DOS VALLES GARDEN CLUB held their annual Awards program June 16 at St. Stephen Church. This year, proceeds from their plant sales enabled the club to give $1000 scholarships to three college students going into agriculture-related fields: Damian Stehly, Bresa Martin, and Sullivan Shimer. All three winners had left for their summer jobs and were unable to attend the awards […]

Film festival will run in August



From August 9– 16, the 2015 installment of Oceanside International Film Festival will publicly screen a mixture of unique and independent films from many countries, states, and local filmmakers. Among this year’s 75 Official Selections are short and full-length films from Canada, Australia, Colombia, Turkey, China, Israel, Spain, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Norway, Portugal, etc. Local films are represented as well. […]