Editor, Times-Advocate: Thanks so much for publishing The Times Advocate. As a long time Escondido resident, I miss the old Times Advocate, and your weekly mail edition is terrific and fills the gap. My question and comments are… Can possibly you have a bit more diversified authorship of the “Words of Faith”? The current authors, Becky and Bob Granger are […]

Library announces the 2017-2018 2nd Saturday Concert series schedule

Escondido Public Library announces the complete season line-up for its popular 2nd Saturday Concert Series, opening December 9, and running through June 2018. Except where noted, free musical performances will be held on the second Saturday of each month from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Library’s Turrentine Room. All ages are welcome. Fresh from a sabbatical spent studying piano […]

Trout season opens this week at Dixon

Trout season opened Wednesday, 6 a.m. at Dixon Lake. On that day, the lake received about 4,000 pounds. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dock closes:  4 p.m. (Boats called in at 3:45 p.m.) Last Plant: August 18:  1000 pounds of Channel Catfish Water Temperature: 67 degrees. Water Level: steady to lower levels. Dixon just completed its catfish season. […]

Found Child

UPDATE: Connor has been re-united with his parents at approximately 6:40PM. An investigation is ongoing; however, Connor’s parents are not considered suspects. UPDATE 11/17: Felony Charges Filed / Arrest Made The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department wants the public’s help in identifying a child who was found wandering inside a store in Encinitas. Today around noon, deputies from the North […]

Council votes 3-2 for NUWI’s Country Club “Villages” project

The Escondido City Council has night voted 3-2 (what Mayor Sam Abed and Deputy Mayor John Masson voting no,) to approve the staff recommendation that the New Urban West Inc. Country Club “Villages” project of 392 units be allowed to move forward. The council chambers were packed with supporters of the project and members of ECCHO (Escondido Country Club Home […]

Commercial restaurant fire in Escondido

On November 16, 2017 at approximately 10:05 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible fire in a small restaurant. The restaurant, Paulita’s Mexican Food, located at 636 N Broadway. A structure fire response was dispatched to the location. The first arriving unit reported smoke coming from what appeared to be a large vent pipe […]