Community News

Assistance League gives scholarships to local students

Assistance League of Inland North County provided scholarships totaling $48,000 to high school students from San Pasqual High, Escondido High, San Pasqual Academy, Valley High, Orange Glen High and Escondido Charter High Schools. The League also provided scholarships to continuing students at Cal State San Marcos School of Nursing for $35,000 and students at Palomar College: School of Nursing, EME […]

Leo Donald Calac selected to Escondido Forever Legends 2019

Leo Calac has been selected as one of nine 2019 Escondido Forever Legends by the Escondido History Center.  A Senior from a High School in Escondido will receive the FLAG (Future Legends Award Group) Award in his name and be presented a $1,000 honorarium. This award, presented in an October 9, 2019 ceremony, is made possible by the generous sponsorship […]

National Night Out promotes police-community relations

The Escondido Police Department and Escondido Education Compact hosted National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6 at the East Valley Community Center. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. The evening brought out many community partners and resources for families and provided the opportunity for neighbors to spend an evening outdoors getting […]

Lorraine Boyce selected as second Escondido 2019 “Forever Legend”

Lorraine Boyce has been selected as one of nine 2019 Escondido Forever Legends by the Escondido History Center.  A senior from a High School in Escondido will receive the FLAG (Future Legends Award Group) Award in her name and be presented a $1,000 honorarium.  This award, presented in an October 2019 ceremony, is made possible by the \sponsorship of the […]

Escondido Fire Department welcomes new paramedics

The Escondido Fire Department recently welcomed three new paramedics to the team: Amal McNew, Isabel Mota and Christopher Sturges! All three started orientation on July 15 and have begun mentorship in the field. 

Author to hold book signing at Grand Tea Room Aug . 10

Carolyn Gross, Author and Health Advocate will have a discussion and book signing for her newest book “Rise Above The Chaos” on Saturday, August 10, at 4:30 p.m. at The Grand Tea Room.    Self-Care has never been more important!  Ninety percent of all health problems are related to stress.  This event will give you health tools to be proactive […]

Free workshop helps widows and widowers move forward and find new relationships

Feelings of loneliness after the death of a spouse can be debilitating. And yet, the fear of meeting and forming a bond with someone new often prevents people from moving forward and finding a relationship again. Relationship After Loss is a free four-part workshop from The Elizabeth Hospice for widows and widowers who are seeking answers to questions like “How […]

Final catfish planting of season this Friday

Park hours: 6 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (open seven days a week) Dock closes: 7 p.m. Last Plant:  1,000 lbs. of Channel Catfish Friday July 19. Next Plant:  750 lbs. of Channel Catfish Friday August 2. Water temperature: At surface 79.34 f., 5.11 D.O. @ 10’ 79.16 f., 4.86 D.O. Water level:  Low level, private water craft are currently banned. […]

Escondido PD to observe 36th annual National Night event

The Escondido Police Department will celebrate the 36th Annual Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 6 at East Valley Community Center from 5–8 p.m. National Night Out is an opportunity for citizens across America to send a powerful message about the importance of neighborhood unity, awareness, safety and police-community partnerships.  The police department is inviting your family and friends […]

Police Athletic League’s 10th annual fundraiser August 10

The Escondido Police Athletic League (PAL) is hosting its 10th annual basketball fundraising game on August 10, at Escondido’s East Valley Community Center located at 2245 E. Valley Parkway.   PAL and the Police Department say they are honored and excited for the 10th anniversary of this community event.  The event kicks off at noon with a display by members […]


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