Donna Spare Payne, 58

Donna Spare Payne, 58, of Woodstock, Georgia, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2017 at the Casa De Retiro El Mirador, Tijuana, Mexico after a long battle with Early Onset Dementia – Alzheimer’s Disease. Mrs. Payne was born in Escondido to Brenda Bishop Spare and Donald Spare on June 12, 1959. She graduated from Orange Glen High School in Escondido […]

New meeting location for North County Church of Christ

The 550-member North County Church of Christ, offering services in both English and Spanish, has begun meeting at the Del Lago Academy, 1740 Scenic Trail Way, Escondido, for its Sunday morning services beginning at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Previously, the church, the largest Church of Christ congregation in San Diego County, had met at San Pasqual High School since […]

Marie Sierpinski Tate

Marie Sierbinski Tate passed away peacefully on November 10, 2017.  She is now with those already in heaven:  brothers, parents, grandparents and her husband of 28 years, Bob.  She is survived by nephews Bob Sierbinski, Sean, Peter and Dale Tate and nieces Stefanie Borgstedt and Lynn Pullen, half-sister Irene Swierzbinski, step-daughter Jacqueline Huffaker and beloved grandchildren, grandnieces and nephews. Born […]

Caimans advance, G. Eagles prepare for replay, Calvin upset

Three others local teams beside Escondido High (featured in this week’s sports section) have postseason stories to tell so let’s delve into them. Classical Academy – The Caimans evened their record at 5-5 with a season extending 13-7 Division V quarterfinal playoff win over Maranatha Christian last Friday night. Quarterback James Duncan’s 24-yard strike to receiver Thomas Gehman, who beat […]

Patio to present “Greetings!” through Dec. 17

What happens when Andy brings his Jewish atheist fiancée home to meet the Catholic folks for Christmas? Would you believe that’s not even the real kicker in this story? “Greetings!” provides a fresh dose of humor and miracles, running at Patio Playhouse through December 17. Family dynamics, differing religious beliefs… and a holiday surprise! “Greetings!” brings the challenge and chaos […]

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