The Escondido Republican Club

Sam Abed, Escondido’s Mayor, will be the guest speaker for The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) monthly lunchtime meeting on Monday, April 17.  Among other topics, Mayor Abed will be sharing a video showing the City of Escondido’s most recent economic accomplishments. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 West Valley Pkwy., Escondido.  Check-in begins at […]

More electric car charging stations in Escondido

SDG&E Electric Vehicle Charging The City is aiming to partner with SDG&E to bring electric vehicle charging stations to certain City facilities and large businesses. These stations assist in the goal of becoming a Smart City and help Escondido remain environmentally friendly. Information on electric vehicle charging is available  Charging Stations in Escondido Macy’s #71-550 – North County Fair […]

Hosed at the Pump

Hosed at the Pump:  That’s the message from Governor Brown and his Sacramento allies as they passed Senate Bill 1, imposing massive tax increases on California’s motorists. Our worn out roads are a direct result of failed leadership and broken promises, not a lack of money.  Californians already pay among the highest fuel and vehicle fees in the nation. Even […]

Firehouse Subs awards $28,700 to college foundation

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation recently made a life-saving equipment grant to Palomar College Foundation. The grant was made at the Firehouse Subs Restaurant In Escondido. Attendees include representatives from Palomar College Foundation, Firehouse Subs Area Representatives Jeff Press and Jim Fick, Firehouse Subs franchisee Jose Eduardo Ceballos, and representatives from the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, Escondido Police Department and […]

News from Ithaca College – Jacob Close

Jacob Close of Escondido,  a Music Education major at Ithaca College and a member of the IC Wind Ensemble, performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts on Mar. 12. The performance was the culminating concert of the John Phillip Sousa Band Festival. From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for success through hands-on experience with internships, research […]

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates – Amanda Haley

The University of Wyoming accorded Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree upon Escondido resident Amanda Haley  at the completion of the 2016 fall semester. The University of Wyoming provides quality undergraduate and graduate programs to 12,607 students from all 50 states and 90 countries. Established in 1886, UW is a nationally recognized research institution with accomplished faculty and world-class facilities. For […]

Escondido Police Department works to fight distracted driving

April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), The Escondido Police Department, CHP, local law enforcement, and community partners throughout the state are working together to make the roads safer by highlighting the dangers of being distracted while driving, especially by cell phones. “Law enforcement would rather see everyone off their […]

Moving from the Natural to the Supernatural

If there is a common theme throughout the Bible, it could be summed up this way: “My ways are higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts” (Isaiah 55:9, NKJV).  Scripture is filled with stories of God’s intervention in the affairs of men and women.  God moves miraculously in a person’s life to display His power and to […]

Ronald Boyer, 75

was longtime Escondido resident

Ronald Lee Boyer of Escondido died January 3, 2017 at 75 years of age in Escondido,  surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Boyer is survived by his loving wife Barbara Crowell Boyer, of 53 years, his daughters Kimberly, Keri and son Kevin Boyer, son-in-law Bobby Gardner, daughter-in-law Veronica Mancilla, grandchildren, Joey, Cheyne, Casey, Baylee, Jordan, Courtney, Nate, Jessica, Brock, and […]

Thomas J. Edgington, 92

an Escondido resident since 1960

Thomas J. Edgington, a resident of Escondido since 1960, died peacefully on March 14, 2017 at the age of 92. Mr. Edgington was born February 1, 1925 in Bellbrook, Ohio and was the youngest of nine children. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces at the age of 17 and served as a radio operator on a B-24 in […]