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Low income Escondido family to get solar panels

Volunteers from Wells Fargo this week will work alongside professional GRID Alternatives San Diego staff to install a no-cost solar panel system on a family home of a low-income Escondido family. The benefitting family can expect to save more than $36,000 on electricity bills over the life of the system. In 2019, Wells Fargo is participating in more than a […]

Crisis team call volume increased by 60% since 2014

Trauma Intervention Programs of San Diego (TIP) continues responding to a high demanding need in our community. Providing crisis intervention immediately after a tragedy in collaboration and working side by side with emergency response personnel; TIP volunteers add another dimension to the emergency response system: compassionate support. Sine 2014, the volume of the crisis team calls has increased by 60%. […]

Trout planting this week

A planning of 1,500 pound of Rainbow Trout were scheduled for Thursday, March 21 at Lake Wohlford. 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 Wednesday March 6. Next Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Thursday March 21. Water temperature: At surface 54.50 f., 9.56 […]

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 […]

Waldron named “Guardian of Small Business” by National Federation of Independent Business

Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron announced this week that she has received the National Federation of Independent Business “Guardian of Small Business” award for consistently supporting entrepreneurship and championing small businesses in the Legislature.  Waldron has operated a small retail and manufacturing apparel business (Top End Tee’s)  in San Diego’s North County since 1994.  “As a small-business owner myself, I […]

Lake Hodges hike April 13

Join the Valley Center Trails Association for a hike that will deliver amazing views, endless water, rocks, and flowers  Saturday, April 13, at 8 a.m. This moderate out and back 6 mile hike is narrow, somewhat overgrown with a few patches of poison oak and several strenuous steep rocky sections. The trail is lightly used and bound to surprise and […]


DALEY RANCH OPEN HOUSE This Sunday, March 24 is the monthly Daley Ranch Open House. This a great opportunity to see the inside of the historic Daley Ranch House and talk with docents and staff. The house is located approximately one mile uphill from the Daley Ranch parking lot. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring plenty of water. A […]

Wings of Hope April 28 will include butterfly release

Everyone in the community is invited to attend Wings of Hope, hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice, on Sunday, April 28, from 1 to 3 pm. at the California Center for the Arts, located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd in Escondido.  Attendees will have the opportunity to remember, honor and celebrate the special people who have touched their life. Admission and […]

NICU reunion brings kids back to where life began

Jennifer and Chase Witt color during a reunion of families with doctors and nurses who served them at Rady’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Palomar Medical Center Escondido during the past three years on Saturday, March 16. The reunion was a rewarding opportunity for staff to see the now healthy children in a happier environment.  Photo courtesy of Palomar […]

EAA 2019 Art Scholarship Winners

The Escondido Art Association presented their 2019 Scholarship awards at an Awards Ceremony and Reception held at the Artists Gallery on March 9.   Awards were presented to the following outstanding young artists as follows:  First Place ($500) to Maycool Loarca, Escondido H.S.;  2nd Place ($300) to Graciela Flores, Escondido H.S.; 3rd Place ($200) to Chelsea Tran, San Pasqual H.S.  […]

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