Escondido Cal Fire Firefighter dies during training

An Escondido resident, Cal Fire Firefighter Yaroslav Katkov died Monday after collapsing on Sunday during a training hike in Murrieta.  Governor Gavin Newsom this week issued the following statement regarding the death of Firefighter Yaroslav Katkov: “On behalf of all Californians, Jennifer and I extend our sincere condolences to Cal Fire Firefighter Yaroslav Katkov’s family, friends and colleagues during this […]

Escondido tree trimmer falls to death

An Escondido man who had been trimming trees in La Jolla Sunday morning fell 50 feet to his death. The man, identified by the County Medical Examiner as Noe Valle Cayetano, 40, had been trimming palm trees at a vacation-rental home.  The accident occurred about 11:30 a.m Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

EHS student meets 51st district congressman in D.C.

Escondido High School student, Juan Flores was one of five San Diego County students selected for the Bank of America Student Leaders Program which provides paid summer internships at a local nonprofit.  Juan, who will be a senior at Escondido High School in the fall, was selected as one of four San Diego student leaders. Juan truly shined among his […]


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