Lana Albertson named Middle School Teacher of the Year

Lana Albertson of Bear Valley Middle School was honored recently as EUSD’s Middle School Teacher of the Year. Shown in the photo are: – Susan Freeman, principal at Bear Valley Middle School, Luis Ibarra, superintendent of EUSD, Lana Alberson, teacher at Bear Valley Middle School, and Kevin Rubow, assistant superintendent for human resources.

Ron Peet named EUHSD Teacher of The Year

Escondido Union High School District has named Ron Peet the 2017 Teacher of the Year. “Whether in the classroom or on the tennis court, Ron Peet helps every student realize and meet their full potential. For over 36 years,  Peet has guided San Pasqual High School students through the challenges of understanding all levels of high school math,” declared the […]

EHS principal appointed Director of Pupil Services and Intervention

  Rich Watkins, currently principal at Escondido High School, has accepted the position of Director of Pupil Services & Intervention starting July 1, 2017 in the Escondido Union High School District. Watkins has a rich history in Escondido and in the Escondido Union High School District. He has worked in the Escondido Union High School District for the past 27 […]

Peterson honored as Elementary Teacher of the Year

Dave Peterson of Juniper Elementary School was recently honored as EUSD’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. He had previously been honored as Juniper’s Teacher of the Year. He is shown with Luis Ibarra, superintendent Of EUSD; Peterson, holding the flowers and Kevin Rubow, assistant superintendent for human resources On the far left is Jason Wrzeski, principal.

History Center needs help to spruce up Victorian house


Many of you may have noticed that the Hoffman Victorian Country Home looking a little worse for wear. The City of Escondido maintains our buildings; however, we realize that resources are tight and not always available when we need them. That being said, a gentleman walked into my office one day and said, “I want to help fix up that […]

Escondido Public Library presents 10 Steps to Financial Success

Escondido Public Library, in collaboration with San Diego County Credit Union, will host a money management workshop on Wednesday, April 26,  from 11 a.m. to noon in the Library’s Turrentine Room. Discover how to make educated financial decisions based on clear priorities by following 10 easy steps. Learn how to establish financial goals, create a spending and savings plan, organize […]

Sabers made huge strides during bounce back season

From the depths of a meager nine-win campaign the season before, the 2016-17 San Diego Saber hockey team, based out of the local Escondido Iceoplex, definitely changed the trajectory of the franchise. In just a few months time, the Sabers went from being somewhat toothless into becoming a committed, highly competitive and passionate hockey club that showed some real snarl. […]

Spring Gala Oceania this Sunday

You can still buy tickets to the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum’s  Spring Gala “Oceania, April 2, 4–8 p.m. The Spring Gala: Oceania will feature a variety of food stations around the Museum for you to have a true taste of the Pacific Islands. Cuisine Food stations that will be participating include  Wokou & Bao Beach Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub, Chef […]

Escondido Public Library Hosts El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day, Book Day)

Escondido Public Library will celebrate El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day, Book Day) for children ages 5-12 on Thursday, April 27, from 3:30—4:30 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This program features bilingual stories from Mexico and around the world, songs, and crafts. El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros connects families […]

Escondido Writers Group Meets at Escondido Public Library

Escondido Writers Group meets at the Escondido Public Library on Tuesday, April 4, from 1 p.m. –4 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. Writers of all genres are invited to join the Escondido Writers Group for an opportunity to improve their writing by participating in monthly readings and group critiques. Meet other writers and published authors, and learn from one another […]


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