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Escondido attorney Ingrid Rainey wins “Super Lawyers” designation

Escondido attorney Ingrid Rainey has been named by the organization “Super Lawyers” as a “Rising Star” in the San Diego legal community.  About 2.5% of lawyers in the state are given this designation, while 5% are given the designation “Rising Star.” Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a […]

Horn honored for three decades by SDNEDC

Retiring Fifth District Supervisor Bill Horn was honored Friday afternoon by the organization he helped found decades ago at the “Excellence in Economic Development Awards Luncheon,” hosted by the San Diego North Economic Development Council (SDNEDC.) North County Interfaith’s CEO Greg Anglea was awarded the Leadership North County’s Fran Aleshire Award and One Stop Systems, Inc., based in Escondido, was […]

Escondido racer wins 2018 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Paul Quattrocchi of Escondido, captured the E2 class win at the National Auto Sport Association (NASA’s) 25 Hours of Thunderhill in December. The endurance race at Thunderhill Raceway Park had nearly 50 amateur and professional race teams from throughout the United States competing. The race started on December 1 at 11 a.m. Saturday and ran continuously until noon on Dec. […]

Interfaith Community Services helps victims of domestic violence through new innovative program

Escondido-based Interfaith Community Services has begun a new program to combat homelessness. With the recent opening of its new “Path to Permanence” program, Interfaith offers a safe temporary place to stay for homeless families with children and families fleeing domestic violence, while offering supportive services aimed at securing permanent housing as quickly as possible. Path to Permanence offers two locations […]

Several hundred children learn how to fish at annual Kiwanis derby

The Hidden Valley Kiwanis held their 5th annual Trout Derby on December 1 & 2 at Lake Dixon. James J. Mac Isaac of the Kiwanis commented, “We at Kiwanis measure success in smiles received, and the families pleased.  We noted quite a few families that weekend despite the weather.” He added,  “Sunday was busier than Saturday.  We only served about […]

Gaspar swears in Rincon board directors

Board of Supervisors Chairman Kristin Gaspar swore in three directors of the Rincon Del Diablo Municipal Water District board Tuesday night at the board’s regulator meeting:  Greg Quist, Jim Murtland and Erin Lump. After the swearing in ceremony the 3rd District supervisor posed for pictures with the directors.  Rincon Del Diablo serves a portion of Escondido.

Interfaith hosts “Holiday Adopt-a-Family program

At its annual Holiday Open House over the weekend Interfaith Community Services distributed gifts to over 600 individuals and families this holiday season due to the participation of 130 donors in the organization’s Holiday Adopt-a-Family program. The gift distribution happened Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Interfaith’s Holiday Adopt-a-Family program, where donations were collected from participating donors, as well as celebrating […]

2018 Palomar College Comet Award honors Bob and Marion Wilson

Three hundred of North County’s civic, industry and community leaders gathered at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Tuesday, December. 4 for the inaugural Palomar College Community Showcase.  During the event, college officials reported on a variety of exciting initiatives, programs and events from the past year on campus, and presented local philanthropist Bob Wilson with the 2018 […]

Duncan Hunter trial date set for Sept. 10, 2019

On Monday U.S. District Judge Thomas Whelan set the trial date for 50th District Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife at September 10, 2019. The couple was indicted in August with 60 counts of spending more than $250,000 of Hunter’s campaign funds on personal items such as video games, dental work, golf outings and trips abroad to Italy and Hawaii.  […]

Daley Ranch hikes return

Just when you were starting to miss them really, really hard, the Daley Ranch hikes are returning in December—as well as activities at Dixon Lake and Lake Wohlford. According to Dan Hippert, open space superintendent with the City of Escondido , staff changes and illness by the person who was in charge of hike volunteers caused a big  delay from […]


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