Escondido-based Henry Avocado issues recall; fruit may have been contaminated

By DAVID ROSS Escondido-based Henry Avocado has issued a recall of whole fruit sold in retail stores in Arizona, California, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin because of the risk of contamination by Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious, sometimes fatal infections in children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems. The possibly tainted fruit came from […]

Arson and Hate Crime at Escondido Mosque

During the early morning hours of March 24, 2019, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a 911 phone call from the Dar-ul-Arqam Mosque on 6th Street in Escondido. The caller reported the building on fire and had been extinguished with a fire extinguisher. Escondido Police and Fire Department personnel arrived and determined the incident to be an arson. […]