Free Summer Art Lesson on July 14 at the Center’s Education Art Studio

The Education Department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is hosting another free 2nd Saturday art lesson on Saturday, July 14. Find delight in painting your own sprightly hummingbird with this month’s watercolor lesson taught by Center Teaching Artist, Nancy Robinson. After the art lesson, you can visit the museum’s new exhibitions, The American Watercolor Society 151st Traveling […]

Catfish planting this week

Catfishing should be great this week after a 1,000 pound planting of Channel Cats that occurred on July 3. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Open seven days a week) Dock closes: 7 p.m. Last Plant:  750 lbs. of Channel Catfish Friday June 15. Next Plant:  1,000 lbs. of Channel Catfish Tuesday July 3. Water temperature: At surface 75.92 […]

Escondido’s Peggy Pagliaro wins Women’s Golf Association’s 2018 President’s Cup

In a golf tournament made up of multiple matches spread over three months, Peggy Pagliaro of Escondido has emerged as the winner of the Women’s Golf Association’s 2018 President’s Cup at Bernardo Heights Country Club. Runner-up is Karen Anderson of Poway. Forty-three women competed for the cup, with pairs of golfers playing multiple 18-hole matches. In a match-play tournament like […]

Escondido senior care facility named in lawsuit

A lawsuit naming Oakmont of Escondido Hills alleges that one of its residents was subjected to years of pain and suffering due to neglect. The law firm of Garcia, Artigliere & Medby June 21 filed a lawsuit against Oakmont of Escondido Hills for elder abuse, and negligent hiring and supervision. According to the lawsuit, Naomi Davis, an elderly woman with […]

North Coast Rep to present “A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum” beginning July 11

  Excitement has been running so high for North Coast Rep’s Season 36 closer, “A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum.” The theatre has already extended the beloved musical by one week to accommodate the ticket requests. Composer Stephen Sondheim has created a laugh-a-minute audience favorite with songs such as “Comedy Tonight,” “Lovely” and “Everyone Ought to […]

Elvis tribute show to perform July 26

Baltimore Snowball Presents will sponsor a tribute to Elvis Presley’s 1968 Comeback Show featuring Escondido rock trio, The Dukes. Comeback To ‘68 will be hosted by the Valley Center Library on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. The concert is free and all ages are invited. In addition to the concert, there will a host of classic cars and Baltimore […]

EPD announces results of 2017-2018 alcohol enforcement

From July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 the Escondido Police Department conducted a series of alcohol related enforcement and education operations.  The operations were funded with a grant from the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) through the Grant Assistance Program.  The goal of these operations is to reduce alcohol-related crimes, including the sales of alcohol to minors.  […]

Presentation on San Diego’s early trolleys July 14

The San Diego Archaeological Center announces San Diego Trolleys, a presentation and book signing by Douglas W. Mengers on Saturday, July 14, at 1 p.m., as part of their Second Saturday Series.  The event will be held at the San Diego Archaeological Center located at 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027.  Admission is free and open to the […]

Freedom: A Gift, Not An Entitlement

~Words of Faith

“But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5, NKJV).   One Sunday morning, I had the privilege of hearing Travis Osborn, the Green Beret who was the first to make contact with Navy Seal, Marcus Luttrell, during his […]

Center to hosts Food Truck Fridays Starting July 6

Every Friday starting July 6, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido and Curbside Bites will host Food Truck Fridays from 6pm-10pm on the Great Green (lawn area) of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido campus.  During this family-friendly event, guests can choose from a rotating lineup of seven to nine food trucks while being able to listen to […]