It’s Christmas 2020 in January at Canterbury Gardens – Gift store is closing after 37 years

The days may be getting longer in the rest of the country but at Canterbury Gardens, the days are getting shorter, ticking down to when, in the words of owner Dave Hansen, “We sell the last item from the last table.” Canterbury Gardens, easily one of the most recognizable stores in Escondido, will soon be closing after 37 years in […]


Suspect arrested for West Valley Pkwy stabbing

A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing death of a 32-year-old Escondido resident Monday evening at the Burger King on West Valley Parkway.  Wednesday morning the Escondido Police Department announced the arrest of suspect John Christopher Burns, 47, for the murder of the man who has been identified as Jose De Jesus Martinez. On Monday, January 27, about 6:27 […]