Mayor “Mac” urges support for Measure A

Escondido Mayor Paul McNamara and Vista City Councilmember Corinna Contreras Wednesday urged County voters to vote Yes on Measure A, the Safeguard Our San Diego Countryside (SOS) Citizens’ Initiative.  At a press conference in Escondido, the two elected officials highlighted the benefits of voter involvement in approving General Plan Amendments and spoke about the history of Proposition S, an Escondido […]

More than 700 “Play as One” at SuperFest 2020

Nick Hundley, Freddy Keiaho, Darrin Carrington, Trent Rawlings, and 9 other professional athletes drew a crowd of over 700 people to the ampus of Emmanuel Faith Community Church on Saturday February 1 for SuperFest 2020.  SuperFest was created to be a family friendly event for kids of all ages, their families, and the community of Escondido. The event created by […]

Recognizing 5-year old for saving his family

On Friday, January 17, Battalion Chief Paredes and Fire Station 1’s truck crew (Captain Abraham, Engineer Aubele, and Firefighter Paramedics Johnson and Dowell) attended an assembly at Bernardo Elementary School to recognize 5-year old Zaiden, a student at the school, for waking up his family during an early morning fire at his home last month. Pictured is Zaiden, his parents […]

Residents have “Coffee with a Cop”

Police Chief Ed Varso and officers from the Escondido Police Department were at a local Starbucks to meet with Escondido residents over one of the department’s most sacred routines, the morning cup of coffee. The event provided residents the opportunity to meet with the police, express comments or concerns, and simply get to know each other. Future “Coffee with a […]


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