Local science class a finalist for recycling competition

Joshua Medrano’s 6th grade science class at St. Mary School in Escondido participated in the PepsiCo Recycling Competition and was selected as a finalist in the West Coast and Southern California region.  “What inspired us to promote awareness about recycling was our unit on ocean currents and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” Medrano told The Times-Advocate. The competition is based […]

Escondido man’s record catfish at Lake Wohlford

Lake Wohlford has a new record catfish. The top spot now belongs to Elliot Berquist of Escondido and his 62.70 pound Blue Catfish caught in Willow Cove on mackerel Friday, April 9 in the afternoon.  According to Ranger George Scalo on Saturday, “Berquist is an avid catfish angler at the lake and he and his fishing buddies have been pursuing […]