Community News

Trout planting this week

~Lake Wohlford Park hours: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. (open seven days a week), dock closes: 4:30 p.m. Last Plant:  3,000 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Thursday January 3rd. Next Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Wednesday January 16th. Water temperature: At surface 50.72 f., 8.52 D.O. @ 15’ 50.72 f., 8.32 D.O. Water level:  Low level, private water craft are […]

Holiday Food for Fines raised 56 crates of food

Escondido Public Library’s annual Holiday Food for Fines event was a community success. This popular program provided Library patrons with the opportunity to clear up to $20.00 in fines from their account through food donations.  The collection drive ran from November 26 through December 31, 2018, and the library accumulated 56 crates of food weighing 1,680 pounds. Proceeds from the […]

Library hosts winter-spring 2019 events for families

Escondido Public Library offers special programming for children and their families in the month of January. All events are free and open to the public. Weekly Baby Storytimes at SDCDM for pre-walkers–3 years old and their families. Every Monday starting January 7, from 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., children and their families can attend Baby Storytime at the San Diego […]

Quilting Guild to meet

El Camino Quilt Guild meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14 at QLN Conference Center, 1938 Avenida Del Oro, Oceanside.  Parking is limited, so carpool if you can. Doors open 9 a.m. Guest fee for the meeting is $10. Speaker Leah A Zieber, is a Southern California quilt historian and quilt maker specializing in Antique Reproduction Quilts from the nineteenth […]

Wellness Fair at library

Escondido Public Library will host the first-ever Wellness Fair. This all-ages event is free and will be held on Saturday, January 26, from 1- 4 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. More than twenty Escondido businesses are partnering with the Library to share their resources to help start the New Year with good health. Participating partners include IHOT, St. Paul’s Pace, […]

8th annual Adobe Home Tour will be in Pauma Valley

“From Mission to Modern,” an adobe home tour in Pauma Valley, will be held Sunday, March 24. Proceeds from the Adobe Home Tour benefit the Escondido History Center, St. Francis Episcopal Church and Pala Mission. The tour  is a project of the San Diego Adobe Heritage Association, whose mission is to inspire the appreciation and understanding of adobe heritage. The […]

Chili’s helps support the California-Hawaii Elks Major Project Inc.

The Escondido Elks Lodge along with Elks Lodges throughout California, working in conjunction with Chili’s Restaurants throughout California, is holding their 5th Annual fundraiser for the California-Hawaii Elks Major Project Inc.  This Chili’s “give back” event will be held on Tuesday, January 15, from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. With each event day flyer presented at the time of purchase, […]

NC Quilters’ Association to meet Jan. 21


North County Quilters’ Association’s next meeting features Guest Speaker Tiffany Hayes, who will share her presentation “Needle in a Hayes Stack”  January 21, 6:30– 8:30 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1087 W Country Club Lane, Escondido.   Doors open at 5:45 p.m.  Free parking is available on-site.  Free admission for first time guests.  Regular admission is $5/meeting or $20 […]

Escondido man leads team rebuilding homes destroyed by Hurricane Harvey

Chris Read of Escondido this week is leading a team being deployed by San Diego-based International Relief Teams (IRT) to Lake Charles, Louisiana to rebuild homes for Hurricane Harvey victims who cannot recover on their own. The team of 16 construction volunteers landed Sunday, January 6 on a United Airline flight and will work there until January 13.  Hurricane Harvey […]

Wild animal rescuer Krista Brown needs rescue herself


The woman who has been there for 26 years when wounded wild animals needed help, has put out a distress call for herself. Krista Brown of Krista’s Animal Rescue is on the verge of losing her house where she bases her rescue operation in Valley Center. She faces foreclosure at the end of the month.  Brown has for nearly three […]


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