OGHS students create winning culinary dishes to be featured on Uber Eats

To find the next up-and-coming top junior chefs, Uber Eats partnered with Orange Glen High School in Escondido and local San Diego area restaurants to give students an opportunity to create new culinary dishes while learning business, entrepreneurial, and public speaking skills.  The winning dishes will be available for purchase on the Uber Eats app with a portion of the […]

CYO to close out season for Hidden Valley concert series May 6

Civic Youth Orchestra, a tradition of excellence since 1956, will be at the California Center of the Arts, Escondido at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 6.    The CYO will be performing the William Tell Overture (Rossini), Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture(Tchaikovsky), Dance Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah (Saint-Saens), and a tribute to John Williams (arranged by Paul Lavender) plus […]

Some bills that will help business; for a change

I often receive notices for “Job Killer” bills that our state government is drafting, reviewing in committee or enacting into law. As business owners, you understand how challenging it is to keep up with the state and the ever-increasing regulations and costs to your bottom line.  Here is a refreshing report from the California Chamber of Commerce with 11 bills […]

City hopes to complete Art Center HVAC repairs this week

The air conditioning system at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (CCAE) had a significant failure at the beginning of the month due to a damaged hot water pipeline that was installed when the center was built in 1994. The City is working hard to make the much needed repairs in order to keep the Art Center’s patrons and […]

City to start Grand Avenue median beautification Monday

The city of Escondido in cooperation with the Downtown Business Association Monday will begin implementation of a median beautification along Grand Avenue that will include the removal of old eucalyptus trees—to be replaced by drought tolerant trees and plants. Tree removal work along Grand Avenue will begin Monday, April 30 and take about four days to complete, Michelle Geller, economic […]

Child Abduction Attempt

On April 24th, 2018, at approximately 3:49 p.m., deputies responded to reports of an attempted child abduction near the Jamul Primary School located at 14567 Lyons Valley Road. While on a nearby dirt trail, an eleven year old girl was approached and forcibly grabbed by an unknown male. The child was able to escape, suffering a minor abrasion to the […]

New Urban West Begins Demolishing old Country Club building

Photos courtesy of Morgan Brown, Morgan Brown Real Estate

Thursday morning New Urban West began demolishing what remains of the old Escondido Country Club, which partially burnt down last November. Last fall the city council approved New Urban West’s proposal for a development with three residential villages, a $10 million clubhouse and large swath of open space. NUWI has not yet taken possession of the property, but began demolition […]