Water for Tribal Lands

~ Guest Opinion

Indian Tribes in our arid region need access to reliable water to continue to live on  reservation lands.   This session, I jointly authored Assembly bill 1361 with Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella) , to streamline water deliveries to Indian reservations throughout California. The bill allows water districts to enter into voluntary agreements with sovereign Indian tribal governments with […]

Oasis finalist in ‘Nonprofit Pitch Fest’

San Diego Oasis, a nonprofit organization with office locations in La Mesa and Escondido, October 12 was named a finalist in “ESET’s Nonprofit Pitch Fest.” Nonprofit organizations submitted essays on how their program would contribute to the next 30 years of innovation in their community.  Out of more than 30 U.S. based nonprofit organizations, San Diego Oasis was selected and […]

Daley Ranch Lunch to be Nov. 12

The Friends of Daley Ranch will hold the 3rd annual Picnic and 20th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, November 12, 11 a.m.– 2 p.m. at the Ranch House at Daley Ranch. An optional hike begins at 9:30 a.m. Hike and shuttles start from the La Honda parking lot. Loyal and new FODR members and the general public are all invited, but you […]

Lifelong residents will recall Escondido “the way it was” at annual meeting Oct. 24

Pioneer Room Friends will hold their annual meeting in the Turrentine Room of the Escondido Public Library on October 24, from 6–7:30 p.m. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the PRF calendar of historical photographs, guest speakers will highlight the calendar’s theme of “Then and Now” in Escondido.  The lifelong residents making short presentations are Tom Humphrey, Arliss Mones Freeman, […]

Mary Anne Pauletto, 90

Mary Anne Pauletto, 90, of Umpqua, Oregon passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 at her home. She was born Mary Anne Humphrey in Escondido, California, the second of four children to Graham and Elsie Humphrey. Mary Anne attended Escondido schools, graduating from Escondido Union High School in 1945. As a senior, she was co-editor of the high school yearbook. She […]

John & Josie Perez celebrate 50 years

John & Josie Perez of Escondido just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They met in the summer of 1959 while in the 7th grade. Graduating from Escondido High School in 1965 they were voted cutest couple.  John was drafted in 1966 and served a tour in Vietnam receiving a purple heart.  John & Josie were married September 24, 1967. They […]

Museum celebrates cultures with Roots Series

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) last week announced the fifth year of the SDCDM Roots Series. This free series is part of the museum’s mission to celebrate and educate children and adults about different world cultures in our community. The fifth program of the year is Saturday, October 21 from 2-4 p.m. and will highlight Mexico. The afternoon includes […]

Dentist will buy back Halloween candy again

As Halloween Candy time approaches Escondido dentist, Todd Brilliant of Brilliant Dental, is once again sponsoring a Candy Buyback program to prevent children from consuming too many sweets. All of the collected candy will be donated to the officers at the Escondido Police Department. There are four simple steps to how the buyback program works: 1) Bring your candy to […]

Escondido Renaissance Faire returns to Escondido Oct. 28 & 29

The Escondido Renaissance Faire is a bi-annual event held over two weekends twice a year (Spring and Fall) and has been a tradition for over 15 years. It will return to Felicita Park on October 28 & 29 and November 4 & 5. Enjoy battles, go on a quest for the Queen, hear stories from Captain Jack and see amazing […]

Barcelona’s Las Migas to play Oct. 21 at CCAE’s Lyric Court

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will welcome an evening of culture, dance, and masterful music from one of Barcelona’s most inspiring groups – Las Migas. October 21 at the Center’s outdoor Lyric Court. Since 2004 Las Migas has been wowing audiences all over the world with their unique arrangements, and moving vocals. Often described as Spanish inspired Mediterranean […]


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