ECF lights Giving Arch to honor 1st responders

As darkness fell Saturday, the Escondido Community Foundation held a low key lighting of the Giving Arch, the 40-foot by 108-foot welcome arch over Grand Avenue at Centre City Parkway in honor of first responders—and as a beacon of hope. The public was not allowed to congregate to watch the event but the Escondido Times-Advocate was there to provide a […]

City temporarily suspends evictions

At its April 8 meeting the Escondido City Council adopted a measure that temporary suspends evictions for commercial and residential tenants who are unable to pay their rent due to the coronavirus. City Attorney Michael McGuinness, presenting a report on the city’s options to the council, remarked, “This is clearly an issue on the minds of many of our residents.” […]

New EUSD COVID-19 webpage answers all your questions

The Escondido Union School District has introduced a new COVID-19 website ( It is an improvement over the existing district website when it comes to delivering up-to-the-date information to parents, teachers, staff and others to assist in such vital tasks as accessing low income meals for students or distance learning so elementary students can keep up with studies while campuses […]

Caring for your mental health

These times can be overwhelming. While we love our homes, being forced to stay there for extended periods causes stress, anxiety, and depression.  We are worried about our income, our jobs, our kid’s education, our health, our future.  So how do we cope with this new and very unreal lifestyle that the coronavirus has forced upon us? Remember, we are […]

Attorney General Becerra warns of false advertising related to Coronavirus

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra this week issued a consumer alert about deceptive advertising related to COVID-19 in California.  AG Becerra reminds all Californians to be mindful of any products or services that falsely claim to treat, diagnose, prevent, or cure COVID-19. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, there is no vaccine […]