Good time for the military to adopt new friends


As a thank you to those who serve our country, County Animal Services is joining Animals for Armed Forces in waiving pet adoption fees for military members interested in adopting a dog, cat or rabbit this Memorial Day weekend. The adoption special is being offered to current, former or retired and immediate family members of those who serve in the […]

Escondido resident to MC 6th annual 5K Walk for Sobriety

Escondido resident Tommy Sablan, senior producer for KGB’s Bob and Coe in the Morning show, will serve as emcee for the 6th annual 5K Walk for Sobriety July 8, at NTC Park at Liberty Station. The Walk is an opportunity to bring help and hope to thousands of individuals and families braving the unforgiving cycle of addiction. All proceeds from […]

Caimans capture yet another volleyball crown


Well, obviously moving up in class didn’t slow down the juggernaut that has become Classical Academy volleyball. A year after the Caimans (26-7) captured the San Diego Section Division IV title, they one-upped themselves last Friday night when their taut 25-18, 25-19, 19-25, 21-25, 15-10 victory over Fallbrook (18-9) at St. Augustine High netted them another championship, this one of […]

Esco makes an admirable run in softball playoffs


Of the four local softball teams that qualified for the CIF playoffs, the one that made the deepest and most impressive run was the squad from Escondido High. Competing in a very testing Division I, the Cougars started off with a play-in victory before springing the bracket’s biggest upset when it stunned top-seeded Grossmont. However, Esco wasn’t able to advance […]

Escondido Teacher nationally recognized for her excellence in the classroom

Sarah Pierce, a 7th and 8th grade STEM teacher at the Classical Academy was one of 20 teachers from 15 states who were honored Monday at the first annual Summit Learning Spotlight in Redwood City. The inaugural Summit Learning Spotlight honors and celebrated community-nominated teachers and schools across the country that are outstanding examples of personalized learning implementation and instruction. […]

God Doesn’t Just Love You, He Likes You!

Words of Faith:

“Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love that he has lavished on us! He has called us and made us his very own beloved children… Beloved, we are God’s children right now… when it is finally made visible, we will be just like him, for we will see him as he truly is.” (1 John 3:1-2, […]

Koerner Rombauer, founder of Rombauer Vineyards, 83

Koerner Rombauer, the founder of Rombauer Vineyards and a beloved figure in the Napa Valley over the last four decades, died on May 10. He was 83. Mr. Rombauer is survived by his wife, Sandy, children Sheana Rombauer and K.R. Rombauer III, grandchildren Reagan, Drew, Seth, Lane, Ransome and sister Kay Thornton. Mr. Rombauer was born and raised in Escondido, […]

Music and Art Festival June 16-17 at Felicita park

WSOHOIDPS (A SHIP IN THE WOODS) nonprofit art and culture incubator will be hosting its first annual music and art festival at Felicita County Park from Saturday, June 16 to Sunday, June 17. The festival will be a continua-tion of the nonprofit’s past programming, merging world-class talent with local San Diego artists. Along with headliners Built To Spill, No Age, […]

Ten tips to thrive after weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery is an option some may consider to manage diabetes and decrease the amount of medications needed to control blood sugar, blood cholesterol and blood pressure. However, there are many aspects to consider, so it’s important to be educated about the risks, benefits, commitments, and changes to your lifestyle. To learn more, attend education seminars, speak with your […]

Palomar College Commencement is the institution’s celebration of the year

Palomar College presents its annual commencement Friday, May 25, at 5 p.m. on the football practice field at the college’s San Marcos campus. Joi Lin Blake, Ed.D., Superintendent/President of the Palomar Community College District, will conduct the ceremony. The event is open to the public. “This is always the biggest day of the year, when our students have the opportunity […]


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