~ ESCONDIDO REFLECTIONS

My experience as a juror

Jury duty, while sometimes an inconvenience, is a civic responsibility that should be experienced by every U.S. citizen at least once. Over the years, I have received five jury summons, of which I was excused from one because of a medical problem. Of the other four, I was selected for the jury three times, which came as a huge surprise, […]

Escondido Public Library Teen Book Club Discusses Feed by M. T. Anderson



Escondido Public Library’s Burritos & Book Club for teens ages 13- 18, meets on Saturday, January 21, 2017, in the Turrentine Room from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Feed, by M. T. Anderson, is the selected title and copies are available for checkout at the Library’s Information Desk or can be reserved using the Library’s online catalog at library. escondido.org. […]

Times-Advocate Shorts



Feldenkrais – discover natural pain relief at Library Escondido Public Library offers Feldenkrais – Discover Natural Pain Relief, a series of two consecutive programs held on Fridays, January 6, and January 13 from 10:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m., in the Turrentine Room. The classes are part of the Library’s New Year, New You 2017 theme. While classes are free, pre-registration is […]

Escondido to begin road widening of East Valley Parkway next year



A bottleneck at the east end of the city will be widened beginning next year. For years, motorists heading east on East Valley Parkway from the city as well as neighboring Valley Center residents heading west have created long lines near intersection of Valley Center Road and Lake Wohlford Road. This may end in a couple of years. The city […]

Whooping cough cases found at San Pasqual HS



Six cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been confirmed at San Pasqual High School in the Escondido Union High School District, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced December 14. This is the first cluster of cases at a school in San Diego County during this academic year. None of the pertussis cases at […]

Escondido students named to Biola University’s Dean’s List



The following Escondido students were among the 1,575 students who were named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Biola University. Biola students are placed on the Dean’s List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.60 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.20. […]

Sustainable Santa Saga: special report – The Miracle on Juniper Street



‘Twas Tuesday, December, 13, 2016 – just a dozen days before the hard work for Santa really begins on Christmas Eve. Santa Glen, the member of the Real Santa’s United (RSU) to end Childhood Obesity had called in telling Sustainable Santa he could not be at his post as a Healthy, Happy Santa in the Escondido Farmers Market, held each […]

Sheila Corwin, 81, lived in Escondido 43 years



Sheila Mae (Dunn) Corwin, a 43- year resident of Escondido, died quietly in her sleep on Dec 7 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. She was 81. Mrs. Corwin was an avid tennis player, active in Dos Valles Garden Club, Round dancing and Square dancing groups such as the Valley Center Promenaders, and a volunteer docent for the Poway and Escondido […]

Consuelo “Connie” Lopez, 89, Escondido resident



Consuelo, Villalpando, Lopez, a longtime resident of Porterville, California passed on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the age of 89. Mrs. Lopez had been living in Escondido California for the past 11 years. She was born February 26, 1927, in Sonora, Arizona, to Cesario & Juanita Villalpando. Mrs. Lopez came to Porterville from Escondido, California with her husband Pete Diaz […]

Death Notices



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Name – Susan M. Van Bergen 12/27/1952 – 12/07/2016 Res. Escondido, CA CaliforniaFuneralAlternatives.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Name – Robert Henry Morgan 5/24/1919 – 12/17/2016 age – 97 Residence – Escondido, CA Veteran CaliforniaFuneralAlternatives.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~