Janet E. Haas, 74

November 7, 1943 – January 19, 2018 Janet Elaine Haas, a Ramona resident since 1979, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at the Palomar Medical Center.  A graduate of Arizona State University, she was an accomplished quilter and taught quilting classes for many years for Palomar College in Ramona and Escondido.  She was a member of many quilting organizations including […]

Guadalupe “Lupita” Ortiz

Guadalupe “Lupita” Ortiz, passed away peacefully at the age of eighty-seven on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Escondido surrounded by her loved ones, knowing she was cherished by her large family and countless friends. Mrs. Ortiz was born on December 26, 1930 in Huejuquilla, Jalisco, México, daughter of the late Rito Espinoza and Bertha Llamas. Guadalupe was raised and cared […]

Hugh “Al” Brimer, 82

was a local pastor Hugh “Al” Brimer, 82 a resident of the Hillsboro community, and formerly of Escondido, died Sunday morning, January 14, 2018 at the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home, 2308 Pacific Ave. […]

An Angel and Miller Time help Patriots roll the Lancers 77-62

The Orange Glen boys’ basketball team is surging and giving every appearance that it is hitting its stride at just the right time of the season. On January 17, the Patriots captured their third straight game and made it six out of the past eight with a convincing 77-62 victory over visiting Francis Parker. With this momentum-sustaining win, the Pats […]

Sabers’ Neuenschwander is more than just a name

The name is unique, distinctive and memorable. In many ways, so is the young man/hockey player attached to it. Twenty-year-old Biko Neuenschwander makes a most favorable impression both on the ice and off. As a captain and stalwart defenseman of the San Diego Sabers, he is unquestionably one of the team’s top performers. His physical and determined presence manifests itself […]

One Stop Systems IPO

Escondido-based One Stop Systems (OSS) expects to raise $20 million in an initial public offering on the week of January 29th, IPO Scoop reports. The company will issue 2,900,000 shares at $6-$8 per share. In the last 12 months, One Stop Systems generated $27 million in revenue and $50,000 in net income. The company has a market-cap of $79.8 million. […]

Stone Brewing rallies breweries to aid Santa Barbara victims

Beginning this week, Stone Brewing’s distributing division, Stone Distributing Co., and the craft brands it carries will donate a portion of sales to benefit those in Santa Barbara County affected by the devastating fires and mudslides. Donations will be made to Direct Relief, currently providing emergency services in the area. The donation will be generated from a percentage of Stone […]

Escondido company to help SDG&E expand vehicle charging network

TransPower, an Escondido-based company, is assisting San Diego Gas & Electric in six projects to facilitate adoption of electric semi-trucks, other electric medium/heavy-duty equipment and cars. SDG&E received approval on January 11 from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for six projects to further expand the EV charging network. These projects will add charging stations at the Port of San […]

Trout planting this week

A rainbow trout planting will happen this week at Lake Wohlford. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Open seven days a week) Dock closes: 5 p.m. Now that the days are getting a teensy bit longer the park and dock hours have expanded. Last Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday January 10. Next Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow […]