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Daley Ranch offers seven hikes in April

All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, and 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 www.escondido.org and www.visitescondido.com. Please note that drinking water […]

Final trout planting of year will be April 5

The last trout plant of the season at Lake Wohlford will be Friday, April 5. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. (open seven days a week) dock closes: 6:30 p.m. Last Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Tuesday March 26. Next Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Friday April 5. Water temperature: At surface 59.54 f., 13.80 D.O. @ […]

Photography hike planned

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC), in partnership with Heaviland Landscape Management, is planning a free, guided-nature photography hike with Heaviland’s landscape designer Bryal Hilton. This 3.8-mile loop hike provides opportunities for photographers of all levels to practice their skills. They will experience the beauty of Bernardo Bay near Lake Hodges— an important habitat refuge for many native and […]

Trout planting this week at Lake Wohlford

Park hours: 6:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. (Open seven days a week) Dock closes: 6:30 P.M. Last Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Friday March 22nd. Next Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday March 27th. Water temperature: At surface 57.02 f., 13.28 D.O. @ 15’ 57.56 f., 131.4 D.O. Water level:  Low level, private water craft are currently banned. […]

Senator Brain Jones holds Escondido town hall

Recently Senator Brian Jones of the 38th District held his first town hall since being elected at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Escondido. Some of the issues the senator discussed with the over 120 attendees were Real ID, gas and electricity prices, housing, disability support services, and election integrity. His staff was also there to assist constituents that needed help […]

Senator Jones visits kidney patients at dialysis center

DaVita Escondido Dialysis Center in Escondido hosted 38th District State Senator Brian Jones on March 22 for a meet-and-greet with patients and caregivers to talk about health care and support needs for those suffering from end stage renal disease (ESRD.) Patients on dialysis are one of the sickest and most vulnerable patient populations in the health care system. They often […]

City applies for grant to support homeless case management

On March 19 the City of Escondido applied for HEAP (Homeless Emergency Aid Program) funds to support a Homeless Case Management. On March 20, 2019, the City Council authorized a contract with Escondido-based Interfaith Community Services to provide the services. Whether the program goes forward is dependent upon receiving HEAP funds.  The city has applied for a total of $440,505 […]

EFP Volunteers seek new members

The Escondido Fire Department Support Volunteer program currently has a limited number of openings for qualified men and women to provide incident support and assist Escondido Fire in daily operational duties. The qualifications to join are as follows. Be at least 50 years old; be able to work a minimum of 16 to 20 hours per month; be able to […]

TA SHORTS

Dancing with Our Stars The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will be the scene Saturday, April 13 for the 4th annual Dancing With Our Stars fundraiser. Local community and business leaders perform in this dance competition to benefit the Center’s art education and community outreach programs serving 85,000 people annually. Tickets include an optional VIP Dinner, plus a post-show […]

Escondido student suing in college admissions scandal

A woman from Escondido now attending Stanford University is among several students who have filed a class action lawsuit over the college admissions scandal that erupted recently named some of the most prestigious universities in the country. Federal prosecutors have indicted several prominent parents in paying bribes to ensure that their children’s admission. More than 50 have been charged in […]


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