Ukulele virtuoso Taimane to perform Oct. 19 at Center

Ukulele virtuoso and rising star, Taimane will be performing for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall.  Born and raised in Hawaii of hapa Samoan descent, Taimane is renowned for both her pyrotechnics on the four-string island staple and prowess in using music and movement to […]

BIZstory: El Plantio Nursery and Landscaping


Nestled in a quaint valley just outside of the busy city of Escondido near Bear Valley Parkway and Idaho Avenue is 1322 San Pasqual Valley Road where you’ll find El Plantio Nursery and Landscaping.  This gardener’s delight has been offering help and sound advice to budding horticulturists for over 50 years. El Plantio is Spanish for planted area or garden […]

Two Escondido firms honored by 2019 beautification awards

Two Escondido were among a total of 19 landscape professionals that received prestigious honors for commercial and residential properties that span the entire San Diego County  The San Diego chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) recently honored 19 local landscape contractors with the 2019 Beautification Awards for excellence in landscape installation and maintenance, and demonstrating the best quality, […]


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