DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARREST — On November 6 at about 12:18 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Springtree Place regarding a man who punched his hand through a window and was bleeding profusely. Officers arrived and determined the man was intoxicated and uncooperative regarding the circumstances surrounding his injury. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Officers […]

‘Setting the record straight’

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa la la la la la la la! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la la la la!” Feeling jolly yet? I’m thinking that roughly half of the nation is going to have a hard time “getting their jolly on” this holiday season due to the aftermath of the […]


The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting a workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit. Small, medium, and large businesses are encouraged to attend the workshop and receive instructions on how to apply for this tax credit program. The workshop will be held December 8, 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the City of Escondido, Council Chambers, […]


Escondido Entertainment/Events Thursday, November 24th - Tuesday, November 29th

Thursday November 24 Open Mic Night at Kettle Coffee and Tea5:30 pm – 8:30 pm119 East Grand Avenue Escondido, CA92025 Welk Resorts San Diego8860 Lawrence Welk Dr Escondido 92025.1 & 8 PMThe legendary Plaids come back to Earth tospread yuletide joy with the greatest holiday hits of the ages. FOREVER PLAID:PLAID TIDINGS is a brand-new show thatoffers the best of […]

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them should have been a book first. Yes, I know it was, sort of. A fake “Harry Potter”- themed textbook about magical creatures came out in 2001, written by “Newt Scamander” (actually J.K. Rowling). Now we’re getting a five-part movie series about Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and how he came to write the book, […]

Escondido Public Library’s Holiday Food for Fines program begins

Escondido Public Library’s annual Holiday Food for Fines Program runs Monday, November 28 through Saturday, December 31. The program provides library patrons with the opportunity to clear up to $20 in fines from their account. Proceeds benefit Interfaith Community Services in Escondido which distributes the food to families in need throughout the North County area. Non-perishable, nutritious, pre-packaged items such […]

Elizabeth Hospice helps honor veterans at Cypress Court Escondido

Elizabeth Hospice Chaplain Frederick Johnson, USAF veteran, officiated at a veteran pinning ceremony to recognize and thank more than 40 veterans who live at Cypress Court for Veterans Day. The veterans served during WWII, Korea and peacetime. Navy and Marine active duty military personnel participated in the recognition ceremony. Active duty volunteers presented each veteran with a certificate of appreciation […]

On the Menu

Banh Mi Sandwiches OR Salad

Each of us are looking to be healthier for the New Year — but I love bread. Here are two options that will satisfy both that are equally delicious. Serves 4. 2 lb pork roast2 cups shredded carrots1 cup hoisin sauce1 cup soy sauce1 cup teriyaki sauce3 cups chicken or pork broth1 cup chopped cucumbers1 cup sliced radishesJuice of two […]

Carjacking Sparked by Car Repossession – Suspects at large

Update 12/01/16 – The Times-Advocate followed up with the Sheriffs Department after hearing conflicting accounts on the situation from readers. The Sheriffs department questioned some suspects yesterday, but the carjackers are at large and were last seen in Temecula.  On 11/30/2016, at about 0400 hours, a tow truck driver was driving northbound on the I-15 freeway after repossessing a vehicle in Escondido, when he […]