Escondido’s art students celebrated

Saturday the California Center for the Arts, Escondido celebrated art and students and student art from all 23 of the Escondido Union School District’s elementary districts for the 7th annual smART Festival The museum and Conference Center were dedicated to student art. Photos courtesy of Karli Cadel Photography.

Daley Ranch offers seven hikes in April

All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, and hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also available at and Please note that drinking water […]

Final trout planting of year will be April 5

The last trout plant of the season at Lake Wohlford will be Friday, April 5. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. (open seven days a week) dock closes: 6:30 p.m. Last Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Tuesday March 26. Next Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Friday April 5. Water temperature: At surface 59.54 f., 13.80 D.O. @ […]

Henry Avo recall affects prices

The recall last week of avocados processed at the Escondido Henry Avocado plant have caused prices of the green fruit to increase significantly, according to market reports.  Prices have jumped back up on domestic avocados since the recall, and market analysists are giving credit to the recall for the leap in price.  Last week Henry Avocado voluntarily recalled whole avocados […]

Paul C. Barefoot, 89

Paul C. Barefoot, (Age 89) a long time resident of Escondido, died on March 14, 2019, in Colville, Washington, where he lived for the last 10 years.  Mr. Barefoot was born in Durham, North Carolina on November 3, 1929, to Adlie & Myrtle Barefoot. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the Navy and served on the USS Mt. McKinley […]