Next, after the pachyderms . . . another necessary clean-up


Haven’t we seen this movie before – a Democratic president having to clean up the mess of a previous (GOP) administration? Millennials are likely to have little memory, or knowledge, of 2008 and the first months of the Great Recession. But anyone older than 30 may still recall John McCain — then-candidate for the presidency – sitting stunned in a […]

Escondido police celebrate annual children’s Christmas party

Each year, the Escondido Police Department hosts a Children’s Christmas party to give kids who have been the victims of abuse, neglect, and violent crime a Christmas they might not otherwise get to experience. This year’s event was held on December 10 at the North Coast Church in Escondido.  The party was modified to be a drive-thru celebration due to […]

More nonprofits worthy of your last minute donations

For the last three weeks, The Times-Advocate has solicited locally-based nonprofits to send us their information to publish before the December 31 deadline for making donations that can be deducted from income taxes for 2020.  This is the final article on nonprofits for this year.  Escondido Creek Conservancy The Escondido Creek Conservancy is focused on the health and vitality of […]

PAL helps need families in Escondido

The Escondido Police Athletic League (PAL) stepped up in a big way to help the Escondido community. Victory Outreach Church December 19, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. hosted a drive through Christmas party for needy families where each child is given a toy. About 2220 low income families registered for the event.   The Escondido Police Athletic League (PAL) had a […]

Escondido man killed in his apartment


On 12-22-20 at approximately 7:01 p.m., the Escondido Communications Center received a 911 call from a female resident of an apartment at 660 N. Quince St stating that her roommate was deceased. Officers arrived at the apartment and discovered an adult male subject inside of the apartment. He was unresponsive with obvious signs of trauma. He was pronounced deceased at […]

10th annual Community in Unity drive at CCAE Thursday

Thursday afternoon’s 10th annual Community in United drive, in spite of having to take place with strict social distancing rules, was a marked success, according to Chris Cochran of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce: “I know that we brought in WAY over $2,000 in blankets, toys, and pajamas…and the benefiting charities were the Escondido Police Athletic League (toys), The Elizabeth […]