August 7 deadline for city candidates

The August 7 deadline for candidates to sign up for political office is looming. According to City Clerk Zack Beck. The following individuals have pulled nomination paperwork since last week:  City Council District 3 Susan Reveles City Council District 4 Andres Yanez They join candidates who previously pulled nomination papers: City Council District 2: Tina Ostrem Inscoe Rick Paul Vanessa […]

Romilya McGrew Driese, 87

Romilya McGrew Driese, born July 6, 1933, age 87, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2020 of natural causes.  A long-time resident of San Diego, Escondido and Vista, California, Mrs. Driese was born at Mercy Hospital in San Diego and was the daughter of Mildred Craven McGrew and Alan Bracken McGrew.  She is survived by her son, Bruce Alan Howard […]

Escondido History Center to celebrate a legend: Juan Bautista Alvarado

The Escondido History Center is in the second year of the Escondido Legends honorariums.  The 2019 awards program, which culminated with an October ceremony, honored nine outstanding seniors from high schools in Escondido at the Santa Fe Train Depot in Grape Day Park.   The 2020 honorarium has been funded by Jack Raymond. The Escondido Legends Committee is exploring ways, […]

Gun owners PAC hire Escondido woman to help women protect themselves

San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a local political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights, has announced the hiring of Escondido resident Desiree Bergman as project manager of SDCGO’s #NotMeSD initiative. The announcement was made by Michael Schwartz, SDCGO executive director. Launched last year, #NotMeSD,  is a first-of-its-kind, non-partisan movement to promote self-protection and prevent sexual assault and domestic violence […]