Escondido State of the City is a celebration

On the last day of February, the city of Escondido held a celebration of the virtues of community when Mayor Sam Abed led more than 450 attendees in the annual State of the City address at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. It was the mayor’s eighth such address, and if he has his way there may be a […]

Contest will feature local talent

Tickets are now on sale for an evening of glitz and glamour as ten prominent community and business leaders tango, salsa, samba, cha cha and waltz their way across the dance floor to compete in the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s 3rd Annual “Dancing With Our Stars” fundraiser on Saturday April 7. Community stars include KUSI’s Elizabeth Alvarez, Escondido […]

Sampling the best

Escondido’s Kennedy’s Karne catered lunch for The Times-Advocate staff last week in honor of the birthday of one of our own, Lisa Scarpello.  Kennedy supplied succulent carne asada, pork, chicken and beef; freshly made tortillas, delicious rice and refried beans, and an alluring assortment of tongue-tingling salsas. To put together your own special Mexican-themed banquet, call 760-746-4622. They are located […]

Farmer Boys to offer St. Paddy’s scratchers

Farmer Boys, with two locations in Escondido, is bringing back their St. Patrick’s Day scratchers so guests can get lucky and win great prizes. Test your luck this St. Patrick’s Day with Farmer Boys scratchers! From March 13 through March 17, participating Farmer Boys locations will be handing out scratch-off coupons with each purchase. The coupons must remain unscratched until […]

Students compete in math

Math Field Day brought together 5th and 6th grade students representing all Escondido Union School District schools for a morning of team competition based on the California Math Standards. Student representatives invited to participate in Math Field Day reflect the highest level of achievement in math from throughout the district. ELEMENTARY SITES -5TH GRADE: BERNARDO ELEMENTARY ~FIRST PLACE Tyler R Ethan S […]

Hawthorne Country Store celebrates 15th annual Chick Day Saturday

Escondido is flocking with excitement over Hawthorne Country Store’s 15th  Annual Chick Day event that will be held on Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual celebration and country market is the largest in Southern California with over 100 varieties of baby poultry available at one time. As egg prices go up and the slow food […]