Lady Cougars blanked in Division II Softball Finals

In the end, the outcome came down to one undeniable truth. One tenacious and dominant Bulldog proved to be just too good for a group of game Cou­gars. And so history will record that on Saturday afternoon/evening on the beautifully manicured softball field at UC San Diego, Calexico High, be­hind the continued pitching mastery of right-hander Kasey Cazares, shut out […]

TV’S Dan Hernandez to speak at Senior Anglers of Escondido

TV host Dan Hernandez will be the featured speaker at the June 10 meet­ing of the Senior Anglers of Escondido. Hernandez has been host of his own weekly fishing show, “Sportfishing with Dan Hernandez,” for over 29 years. Hernandez will share his expert ad­vice on both saltwater and freshwater fishing in California and Baja. He’s also very proud of his […]

It’s never a coincidence

Bob Feller: Statistics don’t always tell the whole story

Bob Feller… a baseball legend from an earlier era… Hall of Famer whose statistics pale in comparison to other pitchers. But therein lies the story. He grew up on a farm in Iowa, but his future wouldn’t remain in that soil. Rather it was on the pitching mounds found in major league ballparks all across the country. Bob Feller was […]

Daley Ranch will offer six hikes in June

All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sec­tions. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also avail­able at and Please note that […]

Auto dealers propose electronic sign upgrade

The Escondido Auto Park Associa­tion has applied to the city for permis­sion to upgrade its existing electronic message sign along I-15. An application for a new regional market sign and an amendment to the Sign Ordinance to increase the allow­able display area for a regional market sign was submitted to the Planning Di­vision on May 6. The proposed sign would […]

‘Setting the record straight’

LET’S TALK ABOUT SEX! That was a song title from the 80’s by Salt n’ Pepa. Remember it? How about the song “I Want Your Sex” by George Michael? “I swear I won’t tease you, won’t tell you no lies. I don’t need no Bible, just look in my eyes. I’ve waited so long baby, now that we’re friends. Every […]

Barbecue Tri Tip and Coleslaw

With the beginning of summer comes longer days, barbecue and more family and friend time. Let us not forget the brave men and women who gave given their lives in order for us to enjoy these long summer nights. This past Memorial Day weekend has such an important meaning for our country. Our amazing military fight each and every day […]


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Times-Advocate Shorts

Calvin Christian to host camps Calvin Christian School will host a number of camps and classes this summer. Parents of children, ages 5-12, are invited to sign up and reg­ister for camps and classes beginning mid-June. Some of the camps and classes that are being offered include Lego Engineering, Basketball, Base­ball, Cotillion and Art. Visit http:// to see a […]

Cute Cakes hosts book signing

Saturday Cute Cakes bakery on Grand Avenue hosted Escondido author Bob Ward, who signed copies of both of his books, “Between Two Seas,” and “Through Fear and Trembling: The Criminalization of Christianity.” Shown are: from left, Ward’s daughter Tina, daughter Joanna (illustrator for “Between Two Seas”), Ward, granddaughter Summer, and wife Gisela Ward. Both books are available from Tate Publishing […]

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