A Man on Fire, Pt1

~Words of Faith

“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. For our God is a consuming fire.” (Hebrews 12:29, NKJV). This passage and others like it are sobering to me. God is awesome in nature and power and yet, it seems many believers […]

James M. Rushing, 89

James M. Rushing (“Jimmy”) was born in Eufala, Oklahoma in September 1928 and passed away in his sleep on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at home in Escondido. Mr. Rushing grew up in the states of Oklahoma and Texas. As a youngster he loved the outdoors and went fishing at every opportunity. As a young man, he served a stint in […]

TA Shorts

Home firearm safety/ basic handgun class A monthly 3 hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already own, a handgun. The class is offered Sunday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford. Participants learn the basics of handguns, […]

Healthy Matters – Fat Facts

Fat, how much and what type we eat, has been a hot topic in the news for years. Whether about weight control, heart health, diabetes or cancer risk, fat in our diet has a large impact on our lives. During the fat-phobic era of the 90’s fat-free and reduced fat foods were marketed as the latest and greatest way to […]

Two day arts, music festival expected to attract 3,000

The first annual A Ship In The Woods Music and Art Festival will happen this weekend at Felicita County Park in Escondido, June 16,-17, 11 a.m.–7:30 p.m. both days. A Ship in the Woods, which is abbreviated to WSOHOIDPS (don’t ask us to explain how, but we are told it involves a word puzzle) will headline Built To Spill, Shabazz […]

Fire prevention specialists talk about fire and safety

Recently Fire Prevention Specialists Sandy Bauer and Andrew Modglin spoke at an EMMPAC Meeting (Escondido Mobile Home Positive Action Committee). This committee was formed in 1986 and currently has 19 parks that are active in this committee and 21 parks total in Escondido. This very positive and successful event focused on Fire and Life safety in these parks, including smoke […]

Senior Helpers of San Diego County serving the Escondido area

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a time dedicated by the Alzheimer’s Association each year to raising the public’s awareness about Alzheimer’s and other dementias. “The facts about Alzheimer’s are startling,” says Jennifer Fernandez, an in-home senior services professional with Senior Helpers of San Diego County serving the Escondido area. “More than 5.7 million people are living with Alzheimer’s […]