Letter to the Editor: SUPERVISOR GASPAR LEADS CRITICAL EFFORT TO ELIMINATE JUVENILE FEES

Editor, Times-Advocate: I would like to applaud Supervisor Kristin Gaspar for leading the effort to eliminate juvenile fees and debt in San Diego County. Juvenile fees and debt are incurred by youth offenders as payment for their time in the juvenile justice system. Supervisor Gaspar explained, “As a county we continue to make meaningful investments to transform our juvenile justice […]

Letter to the Editor: ENOUGH OF THE NAME CALLING AND BIASED REPORTING!

Editor, Times-Advocate:  The article “Days of Vinegar and Thorns,” in The Times-Advocate is about as unbiased as a heart attack! Another thing, why as a legitimate news journalist do you resort to name calling? I quote,”Obersturmführer Nathan Fletcher,” why not just Nathan Fletcher, or County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher? It makes you sound like someone with a chip on their shoulder. […]

Library to offer curbside pickup beginning June 1

To protect the health and safety of staff and community, Escondido Public Library will be closed to the public until further notice. Due dates will be extended and no overdue fees will be accrued until July 1. Book drops will be reopened to accept returns on June 1. Have a question? please call or text the library at 442-777-3799 or […]

You better not have fun doing it


Earlier this week former Vice President Joe Biden was photographed wearing a somber black facemask to a funeral, which as such things often do, drew comments from the peanut gallery— including the Peanut-in-Chief—about how the Democratic presumptive nominee didn’t look his best in the facial get up. There is a major discussion out there about whether, when one is wearing […]

Research project aims to help medically fragile children


Some Escondido mothers who are the parents of medically fragile children are working with a researcher from UCLA on a Photovoice project that will be unveiled June 20 online. The project involves several San Diego based moms of medically fragile kids. Rady’s Children hospital is involved with this as well and nearly all of the participants in the study live […]


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