Elementary students to clean up Escondido Creek on Better World Day

Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., fourth and fifth grades from Conway Elementary School will clean up a part of the Escondido Creek Watershed, with the help of Escondido Mayor Sam Abed, Escondido councilmembers, Chief of Police Craig Carter, and representatives of the San Diego Zoo, the Escondido Education Foundation and the Splash Lab. The cleanup, student […]

Senior fire volunteers honored

On Thursday, April 19 the City of Escondido Fire Department Senior Volunteer Program hosted their Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the Escondido Masonic Lodge. Fire administration staff members and Retired Division Chief Jeff Calhoun attended to support and present the volunteers with certificates of appreciation for their dedication and hard work. The programs volunteers contributed a total of 4,932 hours in […]

EAA 2018 Kids Kaleidoscope Awards presented

Escondido Art Association members, parents and students gathered together at the Awards Ceremony and Reception held on Saturday, April 14, to honor the Kids Kaleidoscope art students at the Artists Gallery on Grand Avenue in Escondido. The competition is sponsored by the EAA with the support of Suzanne and Bjarne Nicolaisen and Nancy Lee and Bob Sommers and salutes young […]

Josue Navarro game winning RBI paces Fallbrook in 30-2 win over Escondido Cougars


In a very key Valley League contest, the Fallbrook Warriors improved their record at 10-10 on the season after trailing 2-0 as the Cougars scored in the top of the first on sacrifice fly RBI’S by Gavin Jackson and Jason Cervantes. The Warriors came back and tied the game in the bottom of the 4th at 2-2 as Joel Calhoun […]

Patio Playhouse to present “The Sisters Rosensweig”

Patio Playhouse Community Theater will present “The Sisters Rosensweig” by Wendy Wasserstein, opening Friday, May 4. This comedy, set in 1991, drops us solidly in Sara Goode’s drawing room in London on her 54th birthday, as she awaits the arrival of her two sisters, Gorgeous and Pfeni. Add in the unexpected arrival of a handful of guests (the whip-smart daughter, […]

Artists talk about their work in “Campus Creatives”

Join California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. in its exhibition, Campus Creatives: From the Classroom to the Museum, to enjoy a select group of exhibiting artists as they talk about their 3D artwork and their process. This exhibition features 47 local visual art department faculty members teaching at the college level in 14 […]

Soprano sensation Priti Gandhi returns for special Mother’s Day concert at Center

Soprano Priti Gandhi will be performing alongside pianist and friend Ines Irawati to play classical selections as part of the Intimate Classics series at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Sunday, May 13, at 4 p.m. A native of Mumbai, India, Priti Gandhi has been praised by the New York Times for her “creamy sound and agile coloratura” […]

Final flu report: 341 Local Deaths, 20,747 Cases


With no new flu deaths being reported in the past week, the final Influenza Watch report for this season shows the number of fatalities remains at 341 and 20,747 flu cases have been reported, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. Because the County monitors influenza year round, those totals could change from now through June 30 when […]

Former student Tina Guo brings the house down


Sunday night the California Center for the Arts, Escondido hosted the international sensation, cellist Tina Guo, whose explosive theme for “Wonder Woman” has become one of the most recognizable anthems in the movies. The prolific musician has become so well-known that if you have heard a moody cello score on a major motion picture the chances are good that Guo […]