Neighborhood Healthcare hosts free kids dental clinic

Neighborhood Healthcare, a regional Federally Qualified Health Center providing a wide range of medical, dental and behavioral health services, February 27 conducted a free kids dental clinic at its Date Street location. More than 45 kids 18-years-old and under received care under ADA Foundation initiative The initiative, part of the American Dental Association’s “Give Kids A Smile Program,” provided more […]

Chamber gets educational updates from EUSD and education COMPACT

Send us the money and leave us alone. That’s the message that Dr. Luis Rankins-Ibarra, superintendent of the Escondido Union School District (EUSD) would like delivered to state and federal officials – and one he shared with the Escondido Chamber of Commerce earlier this week at its March Education Meeting.  Rankins-Ibarra noted that EUSD and other California schools will be […]

The luckest man in Escondido


As reported previously, I have been receiving so many emails informing me of the numerous prizes and gifts to come my way and all I have to do is “click on the following link.” This got me to thinking I must be the luckiest man in Escondido. The latest one was from Amazon who informed me that I finished second […]

City completes channel improvement project

Recently the city of Escondido completed the Spruce Street Channel Improvement and Escondido Transit Center Active Transportation Connections Project The city council authorized the project in February, 2019 through a Public Improvement Agreement with Palm Engineering Construction Company, Inc., for $3,523,810 to build the project. The Spruce Project was funded in part by a grant from 2016 Proposition One Integrated […]

Chief Ed Varso commits to a new kind of policing

“I attended most of those events and did something I thought was important. I joined the crowd and I took the time to listen.” Monday afternoon Escondido Police Chief Ed Varso was joined by three area activists to roll-out the department’s new de-escalation policy during a press conference.  They included Yusef Miller, co-Founder of the North County Equity and Justice […]