Kiwanis Club’s tribute to Comicon is May 27 at CCAE

Cosplay and fine dining in the venue of the California Center of the Arts, Escondido will be the order of the day May 27. The Kiwanis Club of Escondido will change the California Center for the Arts, Escondido into Kiwanis Kon for the 17th annual Megabucks fundraiser with “Super Heroes” from the Sci-fi Coalition of San Diego May 27, Saturday […]

The costs of war

It is unsettling when I hear the phrase, “The Costs of War”. And every year around Memorial Day, discussions inevitably turn to whether or not wars are worth the costs. What bothers me is the misuse of the language. We should never suggest that war has a cost; in America, war is the cost of freedom. Yes, it is very […]

Who’s In Charge of Your Life?

There is a doctrine in the church, which essentially says, “God is sovereign; He can do anything He wants; He may choose to heal me, or He may not.” First, before anyone begins shouting “heresy,” let me state emphatically, God is Almighty; He is the self-existent, Creator of all things; He is the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.All […]

David Brotherton, 81

Lifelong Escondido resident

David M. Brotherton born in Escondido on November 5, 1935, passed away on May 19, 2017. Mr. Brotherton is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary, daughters Rosemarie and Ashly.  He was the only brother to four sisters Ada, Willine, Elda and Patty. He also had four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. David did service in the National Guard and […]

The Great Reformation subject of June 10 presentation

On Saturday June 10, 9 a.m. to noon, House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Escondido will offer a lively presentation about the reformation of the church; then and now. Celebrating 500 years of church reform, learn how the church has changed and how it continues to change.  Share the church’s hope for the future. The program will be presented by […]

Escondido prep teams gear up for the playoffs

With the regular season prep baseball schedule having recently concluded, attention now will turn to where the rubber truly meets the road, this week’s San Diego Section CIF playoffs. The Escondido area will be well represented by four teams that will be competing in a total of three different divisions. Let’s take a look at the squads involved with a […]

Water district honored for ‘public sector excellence’

Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District—which serves portions of Escondido—was selected recently as the recipient of the 2017 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award.  Tyler Technologies established the Tyler Public Sector Excellence Awards to recognize and reward end-users for achievements in an industry that is ever-changing.  More than 2,000 Tyler Incode end-users are eligible to compete for the award, and we […]

Rosie’s Cafe: where the owner works her heart out every day—and loves it

Kaitlyn Rose Pilsbury, the “Rosie” of Rosie’s Café is an inspirational figure, an example of the American entrepreneurial spirit. A woman who literally climbed into a car in New Jersey four years ago and drove across the U.S.A. looking for a business she could call her own. Some might say she was looking for the pot of gold at the […]