Like a Phoenix, glass blower James Stone has risen from the ashes

On the morning of April 1, when glass blowing artist James Stone got the phone call that his Stone & Glass studio on Simpson Way was on fire, he thought it was an April Fool’s prank. He quickly learned that the mattress store two doors down from his studio was burning on that Saturday night. The acidity of the soot […]

Scripps family estate sale to fight homelessness

The family of Kathy and Bill Scripps, together with Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, Just in Time for Foster Youth and Humble Design have created a unique collaboration to address the growing issue of homelessness in San Diego County. More than 500 items of household furniture and accessories donated by the Scripps family will be sold at an estate sale to […]

Second period outburst earns Phoenix a sweep over the Sabers

It’s too bad that the local San Diego Sabers couldn’t have just thrown out Sunday afternoon’s second period against the visiting Phoenix Knights. Their first and third periods had been more than sufficient, with the Sabers definitely holding their own, matching the goal output of the opposition and proving to be quite competitive. But oh my, that second stanza was […]

Retired doctor continues to help others

Helping others comes second nature to Nick Tsoulos. Today, his help comes in the shape of philanthropy as chairman of the Escondido Charitable Foundation. But even before philanthropy, his help came in the form of healthcare. In fact, if you have ever lived in Escondido, it’s safe to say that Dr. Nick Tsoulos helped your family or your neighbor’s family […]

Court denies TRO for Library outsourcing

A Superior Court judge has denied the request for a Temporary Restraining Order to prevent the City of Escondido from passing operation of the Escondido Public Library to the Library Systems and Services (LS&S.) This is a breaking story and we will have comments by the attorney for the plaintiffs in the case as they become available.   Original article: Escondido […]