2015-02-12 E-Edition

‘Who would steal from a library,’ ask patron, ‘It’s like stealing from a church!’

“Who would steal from a library? It’s like stealing from a church!” exclaimed one patron of the Valley Center Library, which was burglarized sometime over the weekend of January 24-25. Among items taken were several bronze Remington sculptures which were donated to the library some 10 years ago. Like the “curious incident of the dog in the night-time,” quoted in […]

Relay for Life kicks off for June 20 event

Relay for Life is now holding regular Team Captain meetings on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The first meeting will be a casual Meet & Greet to welcome everyone to Relay and get to know each other a bit better. It will be held at the Country Junction Deli Banquet Room. For more information about Relay […]

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91-year-old Navy Seal gets honored at historical Santa Monica hotel’s diamond jubilee celebration


Hank Weldon of Valley Center, 91, was among the elite WWII veterans feted at the Diamond Jubilee January 17 celebration of the Hotel Shangri-La in San Monica, a hotel that many of Weldon’s comrades from the war used to congregate during the war. Hank and his wife Donna got a phone call a couple of weeks ago. “A guy we […]

Half-price admissions this month at children’s museum

It’s back this February! San Diego residents and visitors are invited to enjoy half-price admission at 45 museums during February, including the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) in Escondido. To take advantage of this great cost savings you must pick up a Museum Month Pass at any Macy’s store in San Diego, Temecula or Imperial Valley. The Pass is […]

Officials brave the rain to highlight need to keep city streets safe for kids

Officials brave the rain to highlight need to keep city streets safe for kids County and Escondido officials the afternoon of January 26 braved a downpour to highlight the need for safer streets and progress that is being made in that direction. Keeping local children safer when they are walking to and from school and using the city’s streets to […]

Two car accident leaves two injured

Part of City Hall parking to be temporarily closed

City of Escondido maintenance crews will replace badly deteriorated wooded trellises on the south side of City Hall beginning on February 17 and lasting until approximately the end of March. During that time, it will be necessary to close the eastern portion of the south City Hall lot which fronts Valley Parkway. Every effort will be made to reopen sections […]

New facility will serve homeless veterans

Interfaith Community Services Wednesday, February 11, held a ground-breaking for a new facility that will serve homeless veterans resting up from hospital stays and provide expanded support for homeless and lowincome families in the underserved North County region. The new facility is located at 250 N. Ash St. The groundbreaking was led by Greg Anglea, executive director of Interfaith Community […]

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