SANDAG makes more than $30 million in grants available to fund smart growth and bike/pedestrian projects

To incentivize projects that promote smart growth, as well as increase walking, biking, and transit usage, SANDAG is calling on local jurisdictions to submit applications for more than $30 million in competitive grants available under its TransNet Smart Growth Incentive Program (SGIP) and TransNet Active Transportation Grant Program (ATGP). Approximately $27 million in smart growth funds and $3.6 million in […]

Trout planting this week at Lake Wohlford

A 3,000-pound planting of Rainbow Trout will be taking place this week, December 3, at Lake Wohlford. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Open seven days a week) Dock closes: 4:30 p.m. Last Plant: 1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday December 20. Next Plant: 3,000 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday January 3. Water temperature: At surface 54.32 f., 7.43 […]

Tickets on sale for Adobe Home Tour

Tickets are on sale for the 7th annual Adobe Home Tour Sunday, March 18, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The tour, which has been featured in Westways and in American Bungalow Magazine, will benefit the Escondido History Center—although its primary function is to celebrate adobe architecture and encourage preservation of these beautiful homes. The tour will showcase five Adobe Homes, […]

Words of Faith:A Letter to the Lord for 2018 Pt. 2

The Christian life is a participation sport – there are no cheap seats in “the observation deck.” It is true that if you believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, you will be saved (see Romans 10:9-10), but God has established a principle of operation for every believer: “The just shall live by his […]

“Dine Out Escondido!” Restaurant Week celebrates its fifth year January 28 – February 3

Visit Escondido’s Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week is happening January 28 to February 3 at over 30 restaurants in historic downtown and all around town. Held in partnership with California Restaurant Month, this successful culinary tourism event happens during the last week in January and is celebrating its fifth year. San Diego residents and visitors will be able to partake […]

Chargers’ season one of mediocrity and lack of achievement

One has a feeling that in the coming days and weeks, the Los Angeles Chargers’ organization and its sycophants will attempt to create the narrative that the Bolts first season back in Smogsville was in some ways a success. Well, if you buy that, consider yourself to be among the lemmings of Dean Spanos because nothing could be further from […]

Hepatitis A protocol “seems to have worked,” says Wolfe

As the County is winding down its Hepatitis A emergency that it declared in the fall, Escondido’s Deputy City Manager William Wolfe is crediting the protocol he initiated in September with the city not having a new case since September. He told The Times-Advocate Tuesday, “In terms of our city, I’m the one who created our protocol for dealing with […]

2nd Saturday Art Lesson returns with a tribute to Niki De Saint Phalle

This month’s free 2nd Saturday Art Lesson is inspired by Niki de Saint Phalle’s Queen Califia’s Magic Circle, and celebrates The Center Museum’s current exhibition Niki de Saint Phalle: Mythical California. On January 13 starting promptly at 10 a.m. in the Studio 2 Art Room, all attendees will have the opportunity to create beautiful mosaic art of their own with […]

Wynonna Judd Is Coming to Center and bringing the Big Noise with her

Country music icon and Grammy winning artist, Wynonna Judd, takes over the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s Concert Hall on Janury 14 at 7:30 p.m. If you’re a fan of country music, or if you’ve heard of country music, chances are you’ve heard of Wynonna Judd. She began her career alongside her mother in the 1980’s as one half […]