McNamara says Sanctuary City law not to blame for murder

Candidate for mayor Paul McNamara has responded to comments by Mayor Sam Abed which held the Sanctuary City Law up for criticism as it relates to the murder on September 15 allegedly carried out by a man who had been deported six times previously. McNamara told The Times-Advocate: “The recent tragic murder of a brother by his brother by an […]

EUSD celebrates “Your bond dollars at work” at Central Elementary

Escondido Union School District September 26 held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the modernization of facilities at Central Elementary School that was paid with Proposition E money.  The ceremony was held at the Central Elementary School’s kindergarten, preschool, and community center buildings. District administrators were joined by Board of Education members, Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee Members, community partners, teachers, parents, and […]

4th annual Tamale Festival Nov. 3 at Grape Day Park

The 4th annual Tamale Festival is coming November 3, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at Grape Day Park in downtown Escondido.  The Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It’s a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who influenced and contributed to […]

EUSD celebrates new facilities at Central Elementary

Escondido Union School District Wednesday held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the modernization of facilities at Central Elementary School that was paid with Proposition E money.  The ceremony was held at Central Elementary’s kindergarten, preschool, and community center buildings. District administrators were joined by Board of Education members, Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee Members, community partners, teachers, parents, and other supporters to […]

SDG&E announces new safety measures as fire season’s crisis point arrives

As what has historically been the most dangerous month of the year when it comes to fires has begun, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) last week unveiled additional enhancements to improve public safety and help ensure customers and communities in the utility’s service territory are better prepared for  wildfire emergencies.  Extreme weather and fire safety improvements include: • Erickson […]

Two Palomar College students invited to National Technology Conference

Mikela Garza and Gerardo Perez, who are both pursuing degrees in Drone Technology at Palomar College, have been invited to attend the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) summit hosted by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in Washington, D.C. Known as the ATE Principal Investigators’ Conference, the event on Oct. 24-26 will give Garza and […]

Paramedics train in extraction

On September 20, several Escondido Fire Department Non-Safety Paramedics assigned to B Shift took the opportunity to perform vehicle extrication training with some probationary firefighters as well as some of the veteran firefighters working toward a spot on the truck company.   

TA SHORTS

TERC to meet Oct. 15 The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) will hold their monthly meeting at lunchtime on Monday, October 15, featuring guest speaker 75th District Assemblywoman Marie Waldron,who is currently serving as the Minority Floor Leader. This informative meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido.  Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. with […]

Reach Up, Reach In, Reach Out Pt3


“…For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 14:17, NKJV).   We live in a culture that is largely directed by how we feel.  Our society espouses the idea that if you feel it, it must be right, even though feelings are fleeting.  The Bible states God’s […]

Annual Educators’ Night Out is a night of networking and entertainment at Center

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will again welcome San Diego County Educators and Administrators to our annual Educator’s Night Out and Resource Fair on Thursday, October 11 beginning at 4 p.m.  This event is a must for San Diego educators and administrators as it brings together arts and cultural groups from all over San Diego to discuss new […]


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