Honoring California’s peace officers

The annual ceremony at the California Peace Officer’s Memorial honoring officers killed in the line of duty was held in Capitol Park in Sacramento last week.  Over 3,000 men and women in uniform traveled to Sacramento to attend, including Governor Jerry Brown, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and other state officials. The ceremony which includes a mounted police contingent accompanied by […]

Escondido college news

News of Escondido residents attending college here, there and everywhere. Felix Receives Department Service Award Saint Mary’s College senior soccer student-athlete and Escondido, California native Liza Felix was named as the recipient of the 2017 Mary Fran Meekison ‘40 Service Award by the Department of Athletics. The award is presented for extraordinary service to Saint Mary’s College and the local […]

Local Elks congratulated for fund-raising

Escondido Elks Lodge #1687 recently donated $6,767.85 to the California-Hawaii Elks Association Major Project Inc. Escondido Elks Lodge’s Exalted Ruler Steven Wagstaff participated in the California-Hawaii Elks Association Convention in Palm Springs from May 17 to May 20,  where he reported the total monies raised by his Elks Lodge over the past Elk year 2016-2017 for the California-Hawaii Elks Major […]

See three high school bands this Saturday

Escondido Shines is sponsoring the annual Music in the Park free band concert, featuring bands from San Pasqual, Escondido and Orange Glen High Schools, Saturday, May 27, 6:30–8 p.m. at Kit Carson Amphitheater. One of the performing bands will be the Escondido High School Concert Band, whose Director of Bands Phil Felix, told The Times-Advocate: “We will be performing with […]

Memorial Day service planned

The city will honor those who fell in service to their nation on Memorial Day. You can honor those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom by attending a Memorial Day Remembrance Service at Oak Hill Memorial Park, 2640 Glenridge Road, on Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m. The remembrance is sponsored by the Escondido Allied Veterans Council. Since […]

Civic Youth Orchestra to hail 60 years

The Civic Youth Orchestra will celebrate its 60th Anniversary with weekend-long festivities. A gala reception and dinner will be followed by a first-of-its-kind concert in honor of program founder Daniel Lewis. A weekend full of celebratory events in honor of the Civic Youth Orchestra’s 60th Anniversary and Daniel Lewis, the program founder. On Saturday, June 17 the CYO will be […]

Poets, Inc. to meet June 4

Poets, Inc. (Inland North County ) and The Escondido Arts Partnership host a monthly Literary Series, usually on the first Sunday. The next is on Sunday, June 4, 1-3 p.m. It is free. Reception will be at 12:30 p.m., with light refreshments; open mic reading after our featured author. Featured author for June: from Los Angeles, Suzanne O’Connell LA poet […]

Quilt club to meet

The El Camino Quilt Guild meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday June 8 at the Faith Lutheran Church 200 E. Bobier Dr, Vista, CA 92084 in the gym. Doors open 9 a.m. Speaker is  Laura Fraga www.laurafragaquilts.com speaking on The Phenomenon Dear Jane Quilt. Her workshop is on Friday June 9 at Quilt in a Day. Learn where and how to […]

2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses Stephen King book

Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on June 13,  at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is “The Bazaar of Bad Dreams” by Stephen King. Copies are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library.escondido.org. King’s novels are celebrated by fans the world […]

Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Club Meets in June

Rincón Literario (The Literary Corner), Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Discussion Group, will meet on Saturday, June 17,  from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. in the Turrentine Room to discuss this month’s selection, La casa de los espíritus/The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende in both English and Spanish. The book is available for check-out in English and Spanish, and in […]