Something in the air tonight


You can feel it in the air, the optimism and the pent up demand to get out and breath the fresh air, take a big gulp, smile and begin the process of returning to normalcy. It feels good. And, we’re getting the green light that we can start planning for a Fall Grand Avenue Festival! October will be upon us […]

EUSD prioritizes Mission and Del Dios Middle Schools for major capital upgrades


The EUSD (Escondido Union School District) board last week looked to the next phase of the district’s capital expenditure projects, deciding that its top priority would be major improvements to both Mission Middle School and Del Dios Middle School, rather than doing “piecemeal” work at each school.  Both projects would provide new classrooms in two-story buildings, thus removing what the […]

A prep football season like no other


It was short, a bit surreal and certainly unprecedented.  Because of the unusual circumstances foisted upon it by the coronavirus, the 2021 football season (that is the one that took place in March and April) will long be remembered for its quirky nature, timing and somewhat different vibe. But the most important fact remains that most teams were able to […]

Officer Involved Shooting 2nd Ave and Broadway

On 4/21/2021, at 7:01 a.m., the Escondido Police Department Communications Center received a call from a reporting party advising that there was an adult white male subject hitting cars with a “metal pole” in the area of 2nd Ave and Broadway in Escondido.  Officers arrived on scene and contacted the man a short time later. The man was armed with […]