Mono County comes to Senior Anglers Aug. 12



California’s Highway 395 vacationland will be explored at the August 12 meeting of the Senior Anglers of Escondido. Jeff Simpson from the Mono County Tourism Commission will present a Power Point and talk on the out­door opportunities for the Eastern Sierra. Simpson’s talk will focus on fishing, hiking, camping and the history of Mono County. He will also show examples […]

Times-Advocate Shorts



Want to thank the cops? If you want to thank the officers of the Escondido Police Department, stop by the Escondido’s Police Depart­ment’s 33rd National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 2 from 5 – 8 p.m. in Grape Day Park. Law Enforcement personnel will be on hand at this free event to meet you, answer questions and provide resource […]

Temporary road closure on Ash until August 11



Due to the installation of new util­ities and surface improvements, the City of Escondido advises motorists of the following road closure: The northbound lane of Ash Street from Vista Avenue to Lehner Av­enue will be closed now through Thursday, August 11, 2016. Detour signs will be posted and all work will be performed be­tween 7:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. These […]

‘Setting the record straight’



I’ll never forget a story I heard in Bi­ble College about the late Chuck Smith (founder of the Calvary Chapel move­ment) preaching at a church in England. The Sunday evening service was com­ing to a close and some of the local pas­tors invited him to hang out with them afterwards at the pub down the street. Pastor Chuck thought it […]

Lorraine Hollenbeck 98

formerly of Escondido

Lorraine V. Hollenbeck, of Tuc­son, Arizona passed away July 20, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harley E. Hollenbeck and son Carl Hollenbeck. Mrs. Hollenbeck is survived by her daughter Kay Hules; grand­children, Christina Herrera, Joseph Hules, Greg Hules, Cynthia Her­man, Jeremy Hules, Eric Hollen­beck and Karen Hollenbeck; 15 great grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren. A graveside […]

Roger Mikeal Hicks

formerly of Escondido

Services will be held August 6th for Roger Mikeal Hicks. Born Au­gust 13, 1943 in Lewiston Idaho and passed away July 20, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Hicks is survived by his wife Lea, 3 children Danny, Julie and Darla, 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Mr. Hicks was a grading contractor for 40 years then semi-retired […]

Thelma Harriet Mayer



Thelma Harriet Mayer died at her Escondido, California home on June 29, 2016, at the age of 93 years. An Escondido resident for 34 years, she was born December 10, 1922 to parents Harry and Evelyn Thuesen of Fresno, California. As a child Thelma grew up on a multi-generational family farm in Fresno, Cali­fornia. Sometime, after high school graduation she […]

Escondido residents, graduate and make the dean’s list



Katherine Cormier, of Escondido, earned a degree from Becker College on Saturday, May 14, at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts at the col­lege’s 228th commencement. Cormier was part of the “Global Class of 2016,” the largest graduating class in the col­lege’s history, and the first class to have global citizenship fully integrated into the college curriculum for four years […]

100 plus temps don’t faze Cruisin’ Grand midsummer night revelers



A 3-digit temperature didn’t stop hundreds, possibly thousands, of folks from coming out to be a part of the excitement of Cruisin’ Grand, an idea of Escondido’s business owner, Steve Waldron, that has become the number one car cruise in the nation. Tom Frank of Escondido was one such person in attendance and he brought along the car he learned […]