San Diego Women’s Foundation announces availability of grants

The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) recently announced the availability of grant funding for Human Trafficking: Prevention & Intervention. The 2019 grant cycle aims to support organizations that work to combat and prevent human trafficking in San Diego County. According to a recent study by Point Loma Nazarene University and the University of San Diego, human trafficking is San Diego’s […]

Weekly Food Truck Fridays heat up the North County

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido and Curbside Bites continue to host Food Truck Fridays from 6–10 p.m. 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 food trucks while being able to listen to free live music and play interactive […]

Repairs progress on Woolly the Mammoth

Many of our readers are eagerly following the saga of “Woolly the Mammoth” whose skull was damaged recently at the Roynon Museum of Earth Science & Paleontology when it fell off the wall where it was displayed. The Times-Advocate got an update from Sherry Bauer, the museum’s Director of Education & Special Events, who told us about the expert who […]

Esco preps prepare for early pigskin kickoff

Because of a quirky circumstance this school year, the high school football season has been accelerated and pushed up. As a result, all but one of the prominent Escondido-based gridiron teams are scheduled to begin play this coming Friday night, barely halfway through August. In the minds of many coaches this has created an exceedingly inconvenient start-up time but nothing […]

The Camp Transformation Center opens Escondido location

The Camp Transformation Center (The Camp), a national brand featuring fitness centers that focus on inspiring powerful physical and emotional transformations, announced this week the opening of a location in Escondido. The Camp Escondido will be located at 2355 E. Valley Parkway. The Camp offers local residents a destination to transform their minds and bodies by creating a community and […]

Lorraine Castellanos returns to “Jazz It Up” at CCAE

Enjoy live music under the stars Friday nights in August with Jazz Jam Sessions. This free music series continues to bring top jazz musicians to the Center on Friday, August 17 in the Lyric Court from 7–10 p.m. Jam with the band or just watch while you enjoy food and drinks from our food truck market and cash bar. Jazz […]

San Pasqual HS to honor 2018 Hall of Famers

San Pasqual High School will honor three new inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, August 17 at 5 p.m. in the school’s multi-purpose building located next to the student parking lot. The Class of 2018 includes: John Kroesche a 1985 graduate who excelled in water polo and swim; tennis player Molly Gavin a 1994 graduate, and 2004 […]

Trinity Neighborhood Garden to host fall planting seminar

Trinity Neighborhood Garden invites Escondido’s gardening community to an educational seminar by Farmer Roy Wilburn. He will be sharing information about Fall planting in Southern California. The event will be held Saturday August 25 at 10 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 845 Chestnut St., Escondido in the rear of the property. For more information call Sandra Scott at 858-602-7639. Roy […]

The Good Life, Pt 1.

~Words of Faith

“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10, NKJV). I once heard someone say something to the effect, “I don’t like to bother the ‘Big Man’ upstairs, ‘cause He’s awful busy; but in this case, it […]

Slap Shots

Moore’s Solid Showing As she has been doing for quite some time now, Escondido’s golfing star Haley Moore recently turned in yet another noteworthy performance at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships. In an event that was held at the Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs and featured 156 players from around the world, Moore definitely had her moments before […]