Terra Lawson-Remer considers herself “most qualified” possible candidate for 3rd District

Terra Lawson-Remer considers herself the “most qualified possible candidate” for the 3rd Board of Supervisors district.  A third generation San Diegan, Lawson-Remer dedicated herself to public service, from her first job her work on PlaNet Finance for the World Bank to a senior advisor in the Obama Administration’s Treasury Department. She told The Times-Advocate, “I’m excited to bring the depth […]

School District breaks ground on new STEM building

Tuesday morning Escondido Union School District (EUSD) held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new STEM building at Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences. This Prop. E construction is part of the Del Dios Academy Master Plan. EUSD administrators were joined by Board of Education members, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Members, community partners, educators, and other supporters to celebrate the […]

State of the school District address: accentuating the positives

The Escondido Union School District held its 4th annual State of the District address on Monday, with Supt. Luis Rankin-Ibarra leading the celebration of the schools’ positives. Held in the smaller of the two California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s auditoriums, it began with a performance by the Rose Elementary Schools’ dance troupe: Ignite.  Deputy Supt. Leila Sackfield introduced the […]

Local basketball teams poised for prep postseason

With the regular season winding down this week and the always compelling playoffs just around the corner, it is a propitious time to take a look at the five Escondido-based high school teams that seem to have the best shot at making a run during the upcoming postseason.  Escondido – No local team will enter the playoffs with more momentum […]

Bear Valley MS students raise money for two-story mural

At Bear Valley Middle School, the ASB team saved money for three years in order to make their raging bear mural happen.  “It was a long journey to raise the money, get approval, and finally see the production of our stunning mural,” said ASB, AVID, and Yearbook teacher Denise Van Doorn. “The end production was even more spectacular than we […]

Rosemary-Duff Florist: a landmark business


Valentine’s Day is coming. How do I know? Simple – the windows and exterior wall of this landmark business are beautifully decorated for the occasion.  Known for their holiday theme décor’ Rosemary-Duff Florist is found off West Second Avenue between South Maple and North Broadway streets.   Those passing by 101 West Second Avenue are treated with a holiday themed […]