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Trout season fully underway at Lake Wohlford

  Park hours: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Open seven days a week) closed x-mas Dock closes: 4:30 p.m. Last Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Thursday December 13. Next Plant:  3,000 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday January 3. Water temperature: At surface 54.14 f., 8.44 D.O. @ 10’ 54.68 f., 8.20 D.O. Water level:  Low level, private water craft […]

After 39 years on the job, fire captain hangs up his suspenders

Dennis Boyer is one of the longest-serving instructors in Palomar’s widely celebrated Fire Academy. On December 30, he’ll work his last shift with the Escondido Fire Department. For 39 and a half years, Capt. Dennis Boyer has spent most of his professional life three minutes away from the action. But starting in 1995, alongside dozens of other veteran firefighters from […]

Longtime senior water technician retires after 41 years

After 41 years devoted to ensuring the reliable delivery of quality water to meet the needs of Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District’s residents, businesses, and fire response services, Fred Stauffer has retired. “Since his employment with the District in 1977, Fred has been an integral part of the District’s Operations Department,” said Clint Baze, Rincon Water’s Director of Engineering […]

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, January 6, 2019 from 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 safety and responsibility […]

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.

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