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Serious injury accident Lincoln & Harding

By News Desk | October 17, 2018

On 10/16/18 at 3:23 PM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle collision at Harding St. and Lincoln Ave. Upon arrival, units reported one of the vehicles had rolled over and both vehicles had caught fire. The occupants were moved to safety while the Fire Department extinguished the flames. All of the involved occupants were transported to Palomar […]

Write in candidate objects to being excluded from tomorrow’s forum

By News Desk | October 15, 2018

Write-in mayor candidate Randy Eldred, who recently qualified to have votes counted for his candidacy on the November ballot, is protesting because he will not be allowed to speak at the last scheduled public forum, the one being sponsored tomorrow by the Chamber of Commerce at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Eldred wasn’t able to be on the […]

Kit Carson’s Queen Califia damaged by vandal

By News Desk | October 12, 2018

The Niki de Saint Phalle  “Queen Califia’s Magical Circle Garden” is undergoing repairs after a vandal or vandals broke in sometime between Thursday and Tuesday and smashed more than a dozen tiles with an object, possibly a hammer.  Because it is only open on Tuesdays and Thursdays and the second and fourth Saturdays the damages weren’t discovered until early this […]

WANTED: Anthony Dupone

By News Desk | October 12, 2018

Anthony Dupone is wanted by the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his parole (no bail felony warrant). Dupone is currently on parole due to a conviction for assault with a deadly weapon. Dupone has previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, domestic violence, vandalism, check fraud, narcotics possession, […]

Kick up your heels at Grand Avenue Festival Oct. 21

By News Desk | October 11, 2018

The Grand Ave Festival and Street Fair will be Sunday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s a day of entertainment, international food and shopping…just in time to fill that holiday gift list. It’s also a great venue to showcase your business or to take the family for a day of fun. What’s New? MAGEC is hosting Art […]

Restaurant collects signatures opposing sale

By News Desk | October 11, 2018

  Filippi’s Pizza Grotto on Grand Avenue is inviting residents to come inside and sign a petition opposing the city’s plans to sell Parking Lot #1, where most of the patrons of the popular Italian eatery park when they dine there.  The owner of the restaurant recently told the city council that he will have to close if the parking […]

8th Annual Tots ‘N Trucks October 13 at Kit Carson

By News Desk | October 11, 2018

The 8th Annual Tots ‘N Trucks event will take place on Saturday, October 13, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at Kit Carson Park in Escondido.  Children of all ages will have a chance to explore trucks of all shapes and sizes including fire trucks, police cars, military vehicle, dump trucks, garbage trucks, paving trucks, cement trucks and much more.   Admission is […]


By News Desk | October 11, 2018

Home firearm safety/basic handgun class  A monthly 3 hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already own, a handgun. The class is offered Sunday, November 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford. Participants learn the basics of handguns, home firearm […]

Early voting begins for Nov. 6 election

By News Desk | October 11, 2018

Voters interested in casting their ballots early for the Nov. 6 Gubernatorial General Election can now do so at the County Registrar of Voters office, located at 5600 Overland Ave. on the County Operations Center campus in Kearny Mesa. Early voting began Monday and will continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and until the polls close […]

Adult Student Art Show planned for November

By News Desk | October 11, 2018

The Escondido Art Association will host an Adult Student Art Show during November at the Artists Gallery on 121 W. Grand Ave., Escondido.   This is an opportunity for adult students in the North County San Diego to show their artwork and participate in the monthly competition on equal terms with members of the EAA.  A call to artists is […]