Sizzling Dragons are prep football’s feel-good story


A strong case can be made that Escondido’s San Pasqual Academy might have the most unique and interesting football team in the entirety of San Diego County.  The distinctions that separate the Dragons from the norm are both plentiful and conspicuous. To begin with, SPA fields a reduced roster of just 12 participants. In addition, instead of playing conventional 11-Man […]

Palomar making bold strides in commitment to sustainability

From award-winning “green” buildings to solar energy to high-efficiency LED lighting, Palomar College is reducing its carbon footprint by slashing the amount of electricity that’s needed to operate a college campus. “As one of the largest institutions in North County, Palomar is leading the way in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by implementing strategic upgrades that are better for the college, […]

T-A Shorts

Parkinson’s Support Group to meet The Rancho Bernardo monthly meeting of the North County Parkinson’s Support Group will be from 10 a.m. until Noon on October 7 at San Rafael Church, 17252 Bernardo Center Dr. in the Parish Hall.  James Mac Donald (AARP Instructor) and Bob Francy (State Farm Auto Insurance) will present “Driver Safety for People with Parkinson’s” during […]

Good turnout for Democratic Club’s Breakfast with Champions

Nearly 80 people came to the Escondido Democratic Club’s annual Breakfast with Champions, where diners got a chance to chat with local candidates Olga Diaz (running for County Board of Supervisors District 3; currently Escondido City Council member),  Ammar Campa-Najjar (running for Congressional District 50), Linda Stanwood (running for Escondido City Council District 4), Dara Czerwonka (running for Escondido City […]

Conservancy plans sunset herp hike

To celebrate National Reptile Awareness Day, the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy is planning a sunset herp hike at Bernardo Bay Saturday, October 19, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Expert guide Jeff Norland will lead a leisurely, easy/moderate hike around Bernardo Bay in search of San Diego native herps. These species are important in the life cycle, as they are […]

Terrie Josephine (Clubb) Harroun, 91

God will hold her in the palm of his hand. She was bold enough to fly like an Eagle and soft enough to embrace life as it came. Our mom. Born in Wichita, Kansas on September 3, 1928 to Tom and Mable Clubb. In the early 1930’s, the family went to California and homesteaded Moosa Canyon in Escondido. There Terrie […]

Trudy Konyn, 89

Trudy W. Konyn “Oma”, age 89, passed away peacefully, September 25, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family, in Escondido, CA.  She was born June 17, 1930 in Holland, to Adrianus and Theodora van der Vlugt.  She married the love of her life John Konyn Sr. on September 12, 1956.  They had 3 children; Trudy, Theresa and John Jr.  […]