Thousands pack convention center to see Trump in San Diego



If this was a sporting event the term “sold out crowd” could be used to de­scribe what was a very charged rally at the San Diego Convention Center where thousands gathered to see the presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump speak Friday (May 27) as the Memorial Day weekend began. KUSI TV’s John Soderman, who was covering the event told The […]

Palomar Health offers classes and screenings



Palomar Health will host a variety of FREE and low-cost health-educa­tion classes and screenings led by phy­sicians and other health professionals during the month of June. Following is a complete schedule with registra­tion information. The ones that are in our area are listed below. Blood Drive Palomar Health San Marcos,Parking Lot120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA92078Wednesday, June 1 | 10 […]

June 3 concert canceled



The Concert Under the Stars to benefit the Puppy Coalition Foun­dation, which had been scheduled for June 3, has been canceled. Lyle Davis, who organized the event to happen at Melrose Ranch, announced the cancella­tion over the weekend. “It’s with a very heavy heart that I reluctantly have to cancel the concert for Fri­day, June 3rd,” he wrote. “Tickets sales […]

Summer meals program announced for Escondido schools



With summer right around the cor­ner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy and fed while school is out. The Escondido Union School District provides meals at no cost to children ages 1 to 18 years during the summer. Meals will be served at the following locations: Rock Springs Elementary • Breakfast served Monday through Friday June 27 – […]

Escondido schools superintendent and chief of police honor volunteers at annual Safe Walk Breakfast



On Tuesday, May 17, parents and community volunteers were honored at the Escondido Union School Dis­trict (EUSD)’s 6th Annual Safe Walk Breakfast held at Farr Avenue Elemen­tary School. The Safe Walk Program is adminis­tered by EUSD, in collaboration with the Escondido Police Department and the Escondido Education COMPACT. EUSD’s Supt. Dr. Luis Ibarra and Escondido Police Department’s Chief Craig Carter […]

Miller and Reidy Creek elementary schools recognized for high student achievement



Last week the Escondido Union School District announced that Miller and Reidy Creek Elementary Schools have been selected by the National Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) as two of 1,714 public schools in California to receive the title of 2015 Honor Roll school. Both Miller and Reidy Creek El­ementary were honored in […]

Escondido residents in college



The following Escondido residents achieved distinction at the college level this month. Samantha Gimon Corded as Professional Educator Samantha Gimon of Escondido has been honored by the Iowa State University Educator Preparation Program for achieving the rank of a pro­fessional educator. Gimon, who studied elementary education, was one of 191 Iowa State University graduates who were bestowed with academic cords […]

“X-Men: Apocalypse” has a poorly motivated villain



“X-Men: Apocalypse” is a film that exists for no other reason than that it was time for another “X-Men” movie. Fans have been eager to see a new film since “Days of Future Past” was one of the biggest hits of the franchise two years ago. That film ended with the promise of the villain Apocalypse for the next mov­ie, […]

Escondido represents in Valley Center’s parade



City hits roadblock to building new Wohlford dam



Construction of the new Wohl­ford Dam has been delayed because the project is not eligible for funding through the State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan program. The city is now looking for alternative sources of grant funding for the $50 million project. The City Council last year approved the Utility Department’s application for $25 million in SRF loan funding. However, after […]


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