Rincon expecting big crowd Thursday for sewer expansion meeting

A meeting of the Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District Thursday evening is expected to draw a crowd from residents unhappy about possible development that a proposed sewer expansion could enable. Earlier this month Rincon sought public comment on a sewer master plan, and it certainly seems like it will get it on Thursday night — although not so much […]

Candidates give their pitches in first forum of season

The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) Monday hosted a candidate’s forum for seven seeking the club’s endorsement. The candidates who attended the luncheon meeting at Cocina del Charro included: . Escondido City Council – District #3, Joe Garcia; . Escondido City Treasurer – Robroy Fawcett and Douglas Shultz; . Escondido Union High School District – Trustee Area #4 – Dane White; […]

5k run will be part of Grape Day event

The Sunrise Rotary’s major fundraiser, the Grape Day 5K run will be held Saturday, October 1, in conjunction with the Grape Day Festival at Grape Day Park. It will benefit the National Muscular Sclerosis Society, Pacific South Coast Chapter. The events are separate, but the Rotary has always held it during the festival in the hopes that the 5K would […]

MAGEC to bring back 2nd Saturday Art Walk

MAGEC is reviving the second Saturday Escondido Arts and Cultural Experience after several years’ absence. The first one will be held October 8. MAGEC, which stands for (Museum & Arts, Growing Escondido Culture) is reviving what used to be known as the Escondido Second Saturday Art Walk. Escondido’s thriving museums and arts community have come together in an informal group […]

Cake Wars’ Escondido winner

Escondido baker wins first prize on Food Network’s Cake Wars

Longtime Escondido resident Linda Caro, owner of Little Hunnys Cakery, recently won first place on the Foot Network’s “Cake Wars.” She won for a chocolate cake, with peanut butter, butter cream frosting topped with chopped bananas. If you go looking around Escondido’s bakery district (don’t, because there isn’t one) you won’t find Little Hunnys Cakery because Caro is currently working […]

Farmers Market moves to Heritage Park

The Tuesday Certified Farmer’s Market on Grand Avenue, operated by the Escondido Arts Partnership, will be moving to a new location. Beginning on Tuesday, September 27, the Farmer’s Market will be held at the Heritage Garden at Juniper and Grand, as well as on Juniper Street between Grand Avenue and Valley Parkway. This new location will bring greater exposure of […]


Celebrate the Autumn Equinox

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox at Escondido’s Terra Madre Gardens, 9928 Protea Gardens Rd. Escondido, CA 92026 Terra Madre Garden’s provides some words to celebrate this time of year: “Autumn Equinox is a special time when the sun enters 0 degrees reflecting the energy of cosmic balance. It represents the equilibrium of Masculine & Feminine, Day & Night, Darkness & Light. […]

A Roadmap of Priority

Tired of sitting in backlogged traffic on the I-15 or just trying to get your kids to school and then to work? California’s population has almost doubled since the 1970s, but our highway system has not kept pace and must be upgraded to keep our people moving and our economy humming. That is why our caucus introduced a nine-point, $6.6 […]


Voting by districts is ‘asinine,’ and other observations on election laws

This week, I want to expound on two election-related subjects; the first of which I will be “railing.” My comments about each of these two are after the facts, but discussions about each of them occur frequently. So, at the risk of being labeled politically “incorrect,” here goes. Voting By Districts It is this contentious matter of mandatory voting by […]

Escondido Public Library and Pioneer Room Friends Present Escondido’s Little Tokyo

Escondido Public Library and the Pioneer Room Friends will host Escondido’s Little Tokyo, presented by Japanese-American Historical Society of San Diego Archivist, Linda Canada, on Tuesday October 18, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. Delve into stories of the historical legacy left by Japanese immigrants who settled throughout North County San Diego from Escondido’s “East End […]