Spotlight on business: Seven – A Signature Salon


You know when you walk in somewhere and you automatically feel like you are home? That is how Seven – A Signature Salon feels. From the employee checking you in for your salon service, to the stylist that is about to make you look and feel amazing, a sense of warmth comes over you as your experience begins.  This salon […]

Escondido library opening with limited services Feb. 1

Escondido Public Library will reopen for limited in-person services on Monday, February 1. Library hours will be 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday — Saturday. Holds can be picked up on the self-service shelves during Library open hours. Additionally, curbside pickup service for holds will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., and Wednesdays from 2 […]

Escondido’s Garden View Apartments sold for $14.45M

Colliers International San Diego Region this week announced the sale of the Garden View Apartments, a 56-unit multifamily property in Escondido for $14,450,000.  Peter Scepanovic and Corey McHenry of Colliers International San Diego Region’s Multi-Family Advisory Team represented the undisclosed seller. Wonder Dog Realty represented the undisclosed buyer.  The Garden View Apartments are located at 250 Rose Street, Escondido, CA. […]

COVID’s reach even into death


The times we’re in are not allowing us to honor the times we’ve lived. Our pandemic world continues to exact a sad toll even into death, restricting not only our lives but also how we grieve and honor loved ones who have passed away, COVID or not.  Even our most solemn ceremony, the funeral, is being impacted.  Demand for funeral […]

Emotions run high as EUSD board hears pro/con on proposed return to in-class instruction


The Escondido United School Board met on January 21 to review parent and teacher comments and a variety of information to consider continuing with a preponderance of distance learning or reopening to in-class instruction, tentatively set for February 2, using the district’s hybrid protocols.  EUSD Superintendent Dr. Luis Rankin-Ibarra said he had been hoping to find “trends” in the available […]

Escondido College News

News of Escondido residents attending college and university here, there and everywhere! Julian Rodriguez named to Central College Dean’s List for Fall 2020 Julian Rodriguez, a Central College student from Escondido, has been named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2020 semester. The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 […]

Adult schools offering accelerated medical programs to put students to work now

With the immediate need for trained healthcare workers at an all-time high, adult schools in North San Diego County are rolling out low-cost, expedited healthcare certification courses to meet growing demands in the region.  Starting February 1, Escondido Adult School will offer an eight-day online Certified Home Health Aide Program, while Poway Adult School will kick off a Nurse Assistant […]

Marilyn Anne McCurdy

After a long and happy life, Marilyn Anne McCurdy died peacefully on December 23, 2020 in Grand Junction, Colorado.   Born August 22, 1931 in San Diego, California, she was the daughter of the late J. Frank and Barbara McCurdy. She graduated from Grossmont High School in 1949 and went on to attend San Diego State University (then San Diego […]

Andrew P. Wilson, 73

Rosary/Viewing 3PM – 7PM 01/28/21 at Alhiser-Comer Escondido Graveside Services Santa Ysabel Indian Mission 10AM 1/30/21

Supervisors move toward legalizing retail pot dispensaries in unincorporated area


Wednesday, January 27 the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 (with Supervisor Jim Desmond voting no) to instruct staff to write an ordinance that will legalize the sale, distribution, and growing of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes. And to put persons with pot-related arrests and convictions at the top of the list for getting licenses to sell pot.  Staff will […]