Center volunteer honored for 25th year

Local 25 year volunteer usher at the California Center for Arts, Escondido Sylvia Dudas was honored Tuesday night on her 97th birthday. According to the Center, you’ll still find her ushering on duty at night. All users and staff turned out for the surprise Birthday Celebration with flowers, cards and cookies. 

Jelling Sabers overwhelm Spartans during sweep


When the San Diego Sabers blew past the visiting South Oregon Spartans by scores of 6-0 and 8-2 during the first two games of a weekend set, there was no doubt they were taking care of business. But entering Sunday’s afternoon finale at the Escondido Iceoplex, one question was yet to be answered. Namely, could they put the hammer down […]

Five mayors endorse Measure B

Five mayors of Hwy 78 corridor cities last week endorsed Measure B, aka the Better Choice Measure. This measure, if passed by the voters of San Diego County, would authorize the Newland Sierra project.  The five mayors, Peter Weiss, Paul McNamara, Judy Ritter, Matt Hall and Rebecca Jones, signed a letter that begins: “As Mayors of the five cities along […]

College president put on administrative leave

The president/superintendent of  Palomar College has been put on administrative leave in an action that leaves many questions with hardly any answers.  The Palomar Community College District board of trustees Tuesday voted to put Superintendent/President Joi Lin Blake, Ed.D., on paid administrative leave effective immediately pending an investigation.  The Board made it clear that this action is not disciplinary and […]


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