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Interfaith’s Anglea praises board vote for homeless

The County Board of Supervisors this week voted to allow the Health and Human Services Agency to apply for and receive about $125 million to help people with serious mental illness and who are homeless or at risk of losing their home. The action is winning praise from an Escondido-based program that assists the homeless, Interfaith Community Services. The state […]

Half price admission at 40 area museums

Escondido Public Library is partnering with the San Diego Museum Council this February for San Diego Museum Month by offering half price admission passes to 40 plus San Diego Museums. Passes are good for up to four people and will work at all participating museums. Pick up your pass from one of Escondido Public Library’s public service desks until February […]

Malnourished, matted terriers abandoned at Escondido park

San Diego Humane Society is looking for information to identify the person who dumped two severely neglected terriers at Mountain View Park in Escondido on Sunday, February 3. A witness reported seeing a person in a grey car, stopping at the park around 2:30 p.m. and dumping what looked like trash near an empty lot on Mountain View Drive. Two […]

Family event planned at Sikes Adobe

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC), as part of their Watershed Explorers Program,  is planning a family-fun event at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. Participants will learn what it was like to be a pioneering family, how the community functioned through crop production, trading, and animals that provided food and milk, and the importance of the natural environment in daily […]

Escondido Police Department Volunteers seek members

The Escondido Police Department Volunteers are recruiting new members. The department will be hosting an Orientation Night on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Escondido Police Department Station Located at 1163 N. Center City Parkway. A spokesman for the group talked about their mission: “The purpose of the Escondido Police Department Volunteer Program is to provide support for […]

Melanoma patient wants to raise awareness with 5K walk

Eric Martin, a Stage 4 Melanoma cancer patient is having a 5K walk/run at Escondido’s Kit Carson Park on March 2.  According to Martin’s mother, Penny Martin, “Melanoma is one of the deadliest cancers there is. One person dies every hour and there is no cure. My son has been fighting for almost eight years and he has failed 12 […]

Deadline nears for EAA 2019 Art Scholarship Show

The Escondido Art Association’s 2019 Art Scholarship Program for graduating seniors in any Escondido-based high school is nearing conclusion, with presentations having been made by President Byron Marler at many of the Escondido high schools during January.   Once again, the $1,000 scholarship is being made available through the sponsorship of Design Moe Kitchen & Bath, Escondido.   Prize money […]

Daley Ranch offers three hikes in February

 All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections.  Please do not leave valuables in your car.  Steady rain cancels a hike.  The hike schedule is also available at and  Please note that […]

Escondido Democratic Club to meet

The February 9 Escondido Democratic Club membership meeting will welcome filmmaker and activist Michael Allen who will talk about his new film, “How Hot Is It Going to Get?” Check out the Facebook page for a preview. And stay after to help kick off the club’s 2019 postcard writing campaign! The goal is to reach out to newly registered Democrats […]


EDCO will provide services on Presidents’ Day There will be no delay in waste and recycling collection services on Monday, February 18. EDCO’s customer service offices, including its recycling centers and public disposal sites, will also remain open. This includes Fallbrook Waste and Recycling Services.    Auditions Sunday Community Players Theatre announces auditions this Sunday, February 10, 11 a.m.-12:30p.m. and […]

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