Palomar’s drone program earns new FAA Designation

Palomar College is among the first higher education institutions in the nation to be accepted into a new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) training initiative called the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI). “This national recognition is a well-deserved honor for the faculty, students, industry partners and alumni-entrepreneurs who have made Palomar’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program one of the […]

Founders of Our Faith: Smith Wigglesworth

  “While he was still speaking, there came from the ruler’s house some who said, “Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?” But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.” (Mark 5:35-36, ESV).   I want to return this week to our series, “Founders of Our Faith.”  […]

Museum, Library honor women’s suffrage movement

To mark the 100th anniversary of the milestone law that gave women the right to vote, two organizations are recognizing local women who were trailblazers and whose accomplishments have continued to inspire the life of others. Forced to abandon a public event due to the pandemic, the Valley Center History Museum and Friends of the Valley Center Library are instead […]


News of Escondido residents attending college and universities here, there and everywhere! Escondido resident named to Simmons University dean’s list Emily Plummer, Escondido resident, was named to the 2020 spring semester dean’s list at Simmons University in Boston. To qualify for dean’s list status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or […]