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A monthly 4-hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already own, a handgun. The class will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, September 1, at the shooting range east of Lake Wohlford, 16525 Guejito Rd. Participants learn basics of handguns, home firearm safety and responsibility of firearm ownership. Handguns and ammunition are provided for those who do not own any but participants are encouraged to bring their own handgun and ammunition if they own one. Cost is $60. Register at 760-746-2868.


The Escondido Chamber of Commerce will present Wake Up Escondido: Health & Wellness

Friday, August 23, 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Escondido Chamber of Commerce

720 N. Broadway

Escondido, CA 92025

Register by calling (760) 745-2125

Wake Up Escondido gives you a chance to mix, mingle and network with Chamber members and business leaders as you enjoy breakfast. Your business will have the opportunity to highlight its achievements and services to a group of gathered professionals from various industries.

This Month: Health & Wellness

Being successful in business requires the same things as being successful in life – you need to focus around health and wellness. It is important to make sure you, your employees, AND your business have the tools and resources to operate as efficiently as possible. Join the group to hear a variety of ways to keep you and your business on the right track to success.


Members = $10.00

Future/Non-Members = $20.00

Please RSVP/Register


The 21st Annual Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament Friday, September 27, 

7 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Eagle Crest Golf Club, 2492 Old Ranch Rd. Escondido, CA 92027

Register by calling (760) 745-2125.


Palomar Health will sponsor a San Diego Blood Bank blood drive on Saturday, September 7, 9 a.m.¬- 2 p.m. at Palomar Medical Center on the Front Main Driveway, 2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido. Make an appointment today by emailing or phoning 800-4MYSDBB.

A photo ID is required to give blood. Arrive hydrated. Receive points when you donate to redeem for gift cards and more.



In observance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2, 2019, EDCO will not be performing residential collection services and all buyback centers and customer service offices will be closed. As a result, collection will be delayed by one day all week following the holiday in Coronado, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, Imperial Beach, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Poway, Ramona, San Diego, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista and the unincorporated areas of San Diego County. This includes Fallbrook Waste & Recycling Services.  

Waste and recycling collection services for commercial businesses will be unaffected by the holiday and will be provided on the regularly scheduled service day. EDCO’s public disposal sites will also remain open on Monday, September 2. 

EDCO is family owned and locally operated and provides waste and recycling services throughout San Diego County. For more information regarding EDCO visit 


North County Aviculturists, a club for pet bird owners and breeders, welcomes SoCal Parrot’s Operation Manager, Sarah Mansfield, to talk about the group’s work. Our wild urban parrots are naturalized rather than feral. She will be bringing along Hilo, a Lilac-crowned Amazon, and Nene, a Red-masked Conure. Both were injured as babies and were therefore unable to be released. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. NCA is a ‘501(c)7 – Social and Recreation Clubs’ organization.

The meeting will be held at Vista Masonic Center, 761 Eucalyptus Ave, Vista 

Saturday, September 7, beginning at the new starting time of 5:30 p.m. 

For more information, go to


The Rancho Bernardo monthly meeting of the North County Parkinson’s Support Group is from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, September 3 at San Rafael Church, 17252 Bernardo Center Drive in the Parish Hall.  The first hour features a presentation by Kindra French of 101 Mobility who will present “Mobility and Safety Solutions to help People with Parkinson’s Gain Freedom and Independence.”  The presentation will be followed by breakout sessions for People with Parkinson’s and care partners to meet separately and discuss successes and challenges.  Refreshments will be available. Free.  Call (858) 354-2498 or (760) 749-8234.


Deputy Mayor Martinez is hosting an in-district Community Meeting next Saturday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This is part of a series of meetings in District 1 to meet with constituents to answer questions, concerns and discuss ideas. No appointment is necessary.

Location: Starbucks, 121 W. Lincoln Ave., Escondido, CA 92026 For more information, email


The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) will be holding its monthly lunchtime meeting on Monday, September 16,  featuring guest speaker Tony Krvaric, Chairman of the San Diego County Republican Party. 

This meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido.  Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. with the lunch buffet service beginning at 11:45 a.m.  The meeting will begin promptly at noon and conclude at 1 p.m. The cost is $18 per person.  Payment by cash or check only.

Make  your reservation by calling (760) 480-8300. For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub .com.


Community Lutheran Church will have its annual Night on Broadway talent show this 

Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.  Each show will be about 1 ½ hours long with an intermission.  

Tickets cost $10 and are available online or at the door of each show.  This year, each show is a bit different with different acts each day, plus some repeaters that you will want to see twice.

Bailey Bees Theater

Community Lutheran Church

3575 E. Valley Parkway

Escondido, CA  92027

For tickets visit


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