10th annual Shop Small/Small Business Saturday will be November 30 in Escondido

In 2010 small businesses were hurting from an economy in recession. In an effort to support local shops that make our communities strong, American Express launched Small Business Saturday on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people to Shop Small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses. Now in its 10th year, Small Business Saturday continues to be an […]

Environmental clubs and why they matter


When my friends and I started the Environmental Club at San Pasqual High School, I wasn’t sure how strong the program would be. In the past, there has been minimal support for environmental awareness within our extracurriculars and there was little student involvement as well. Melissa Montejo, along with myself, Ariana Noordyk, Stephanie Monodragon, and Helen Lin decided to change […]

Chamber honors Rising Star Students of the Month

The Escondido Chamber of Commerce held their November Rising Star Student of the Month Awards Breakfast Wednesday. The program, created to bring the community together, honors local high school seniors for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, involvement in school and community activities and/or the ability to overcome challenging life circumstances without compromising their education. The core of the Rising […]

Volunteers clean up around Daley Ranch barn

Saturday, November 2, eight volunteers were at Daley Ranch cleaning up brush and other debris around the barn located near the property. Thank you volunteers for all your hard work! 

Public Works improves access at Daley Ranch

Cougar Pass is one of the three official entrances to Daley Ranch. Located at the far northwest corner of the property, Cougar Pass offers visitors access to some of the most scenic and remote areas of Daley Ranch. The parking lot near the trailhead is reached via Cougar Pass Road, a rough, unpaved, single-lane road that can be accessed from […]

Your Faith Determines Your Harvest

 “But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Corinthians 9:6-7, NKJV)   John Wesley once said, “The last part of a man to be […]

Arts Partnership to hold woodworking exhibition Jan. 11-Feb. 21

The Escondido Arts Partnership has announced the eleventh Presentation of WOOD, A Furniture Show XI, hosted by Brian Murphy of Murphy’s Fine Woodworking.  This exhibition will feature a gathering of some of the very best furniture makers in Southern California showing their work at the Escondido Municipal Gallery. A variety of wood mediums will be exhibited throughout the month. This […]

Comedy Club opens with a bang

The Grand Comedy Club opened over the weekend with a bang and a beer and wine license.  Comedy Club owner Adam Wasserman learned that his beer and wine license was active at 2 a.m. on Friday and rushed around that day loading up on brews and vintages to lubricate the laughs for the opening weekend of the only comedy club […]

Iconic donut shop closes

One of our loyal readers who just returned from a vacation out of Escondido reports that the iconic Marte’s Donut Shop, has closed. The donut shop was located at 1131 E Washington Ave. (corner of Ash and Washington) and had operated for more than four decades, serving sweet treats to generations of Hidden City residents. 


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