Hospice to hold Wings of Hope butterfly release April 23

Community event celebrates those who have touched our lives

Community members are invited to join the Elizabeth Hospice for the eighth annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release on Sunday, April 23 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in the Conference Room. Community members of all ages are invited to attend this indoor and outdoor family event, […]

Escondido Renaissance Faire returns April 29

The Escondido Renaissance Faire will be returning to Felicita Park on April 29. The Ren Faire (as aficionados call it) is a bi-annual event held over two weekends twice a year (Spring and Fall) and has been a tradition for over 15 years. This April 29 & 30 and May 6 & 7 head down to Felicita Park and experience […]

Stand Up Ride & BBQ will benefit combat veterans

The Combat Vets Motorcycle Association (CVMA) California Chapter 33-1 will hold the 5th annual Stand Up Ride & BBQ “standing up for those who stood up for us,” Saturday, April 8, starting at the Escondido Elks Lodge, 2430 S. Escondido Blvd. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. with the last bike out at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit veterans and veteran’s […]

The growing homeless problem

THE ESCONDIDO ADVOCATE

The Escondido community has been my home for over 35 years, I have worked in our community for twenty-seven of those years. But, over the last ten years,  I have become increasingly deeply immersed in our community. It is my observation that the issues of our homeless citizens and those suffering with mental illness has expanded past the efforts our […]

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease


  As with so many issues involving medical research and healthcare, San Diego County is ground zero in the battle against Alzheimer’s Disease. That’s why I was so pleased to help moderate “A Community Discussion on Alzheimer’s,” sponsored by Biocom and Biogen that recently took place in San Diego. The event covered all aspects of the disease, including its impact […]

A Viewer Robbed Lexi


Lexi Thompson was robbed. She was brutally assaulted by the media, and the officials of the LPGA. In pursuit of her second major LPGA championship, she was assessed a 4-stroke penalty, because, according to a TV viewer, she mismarked her ball by one inch. Since when did we decide to let the fans affect the outcome of the game? In […]

Housing market remains challenging in North County

The North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR), a real estate trade association for San Diego-area realtors, has released its 2016 4th Quarter real estate market summary covering statistics on housing prices and inventory for North San Diego County areas. “It remains a challenging housing market in North San Diego County communities, but, overall, we’re optimistic for 2017,” said […]

MINDING your BUSINESS

The City’s Building Division issued 63 permits for a total valuation of $589,778. Issued permits included a new Popeye’s restaurant located at 1541 East Valley Parkway. * * * With the easy subscription model, simply set up an account online and select the amount and types of salads desired. Farmer’s Fix currently offers a selection of 14 different salads to […]

Childrens Museum Gala

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum in Escondido held its annual Spring Gala, entitled Oceania on Sunday afternoon. It was an afternoon filled with island music, cuisine by a wide variety of eateries, and opportunities to bid on fabulous packages.

To Reveal God, the Nature of God and Kingdom of God

Those even remotely familiar with the Christian’s message could probably state without giving it much thought that Jesus came to die so that those who believe in Him can go to heaven one day  And, that would be true. But there is so much more. If that was the only reason, why then didn’t Jesus merely appear on Earth, die, […]


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