Escondido industrial building sells for $2.17 million

The Palm Group, LP purchased 2340 Meyers Ave. in Escondido Los Angeles-based The Palm Group, LP recently purchased the 13,768-square-foot single-tenant industrial building located at 2340 Meyers Ave. in Escondido for $2.17 million. The buyer and seller, Escondidobased HMT Properties, LLC, were represented by Mark Hoekstra, managing director at The Heritage Group. The property was purchased by The Palm Group, […]

Animal Antics at Escondido Library

With school back in session, now’s a great time to make sure your little critters are up to speed on their reading skills, and we have two exciting programs to nurture a natural love of reading! The following activities are happening at Escondido Public Library. • Reptile Round-Up! 1st and 3rd Wednesdays @ 3:30– 5:30 p.m. Children’s Room, Ages 5–12 […]

Library features artworks inspired by Valley Center’s Rancho Guejito

The Valley Center Library and Valley Center Art Association are presenting an exhibit of the work of VC artists Barbara Scharnau and Gloria Warren featuring their works of art inspired by Rancho Guejito. “The Jewel of North County,” exhibition features watercolor, photography and mixed media art inspired by the last remaining intact Mexican land grant in California. “My Mixed Media […]

Friends of the Poor Walk Sept. 12 to benefit area needy

The 8th annual Friends of the Poor Walk will be held September 12, starting at 8 a.m. in Adams Park. Sponsored by the local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP)—based at St. Stephen Catholic Church—the annual event benefits the needy who live in Valley Center and Pauma Valley. It is the only fundraiser for the SVdP, which operates the […]

Around Valley Center

CALLING ALL ROBOTICISTS-LINE FOLLOWING COMPETITION The Valley Center Library will sponsor an Autonomous Line Following Robot Competition on the 5th of September, 2015 Robot Competition. The competition will be held on the grounds of the library. This competition is open to all North County residents between the ages of 10-18. Judging will be performed by leading Electrical and Computer Science […]

Pauma Valley Church to host Beth Moore simulcast Sept. 12

Pauma Valley Church will host the Living Proof Live Simulcast, a live Internet streaming event features life-transforming Bible teaching with popular women’s author and speaker Beth Moore on Saturday, September 12, from 9:30 a.m.¬–4 p.m. This event will both challenge and encourage women to grow deeply in their faith. Join 250,000 women around the world for this live, global, Internet […]

WROTE Ministries’ ‘Enchanting Garden Tea’ Sept. 27 will feature singing and flute music

The upcoming outreach tea event (fundraiser) is organized by WROTE (Women Reaching Out Through Evangelism) Ministries & Networking With Purpose, comprised by all volunteers and is non-profit. The “Enchanting Garden Tea” will take place Sunday, September 27 at 2–4:30 p.m. at the Pala Mesa Resort (76 & Old Hwy 395/Fallbrook). The tea program will be highlighted with a live auction […]


ST. STEPHEN CATHOLIC CHURCH St. Stephen Women’s Retreat is coming very soon – September 4–6 at Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center in Temecula. This year’s facilitator is Deacon Ralph Poyo who has been in ministry for over 30 years and is extremely passionate about helping people experience the person of Christ in everyday life. Register after Mass, by calling Valerie […]

‘God of Wonders’ concert will be held August 29

The Valley Center Seventh Day Adventist Church is pleased to invite you to attend “God of Wonders, The Eternal Faithful One”, a Christian concert performed by world class artists Pierre van der Westhuizen and Anina Wasserman. Pierre van der Westhuizen is a Full Time Singing Evangelist, spreading the Word of God through great inspirational music. Anina Wasserman is professional singer […]

East end businesses want some attention

In the 1970’s and 80’s, when the straight-as-an-arrow Valley Parkway was a cruisin’ drag strip reminiscent of the movie American Graffiti, teens and other young adults in their hot cars would hang out on the huge parking lot of what is known today as the Jo-Ann shopping center. The center hasn’t changed much. Its huge setbacks are from the way […]