Palomar College, Pt. Loma Nazarene team up to offer 4-year nursing degree

Starting fall semester this year, Palomar College nursing graduates can receive a coveted Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in just 15 months without ever leaving the Palomar College campus. This new partnership between the two institutions was unanimously approved by the Palomar College Governing Board at their February 10 Board meeting. “This […]

Art Association plans kids show in April

The Escondido Art Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts and the community since 1956, is once again hosting the Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show and competition at the Artists Gallery located at 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido. The show, sponsored by the Stensrud Foundation and open to kids ages 8 through 18, showcases young artists in the community […]

School board votes to replace Jaguar field turf

The Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District board recently voted to replace the artificial turf at Jaguar field at a cost of $150,000. The Valley Center High School football field is in the seventh year of an eight-year warranty, however it is wearing out faster than anticipated. The fibers are not holding up as well as they should. The vendor who […]

The Wooden Spoon: where comfort food is king

Comfort food is not exclusive to the American South, although that may have been where the term originated. Every culture where there is a grandmother waiting in the kitchen making something like chicken soup has comfort food. “Comfort food just makes you feel good,” says Jesse Paul, who opened his first restaurant Tuesday in Escondido at 805 E Valley Pkwy […]

City receives award for street maintenance

The City of Escondido received the “2014 Scrub Seal Project of the Year” award from the California Chip Seal Association (CCSA) for the FY 13/14 Street Maintenance project. The project was chosen by the Association for City staff’s teamwork with the contractor and material suppliers, and the quality of the finished product. As part of the City’s ongoing efforts to […]

Family History Fair will be held March 7

Come find your story at the annual Family History Fair on March 7, located in the Escondido Family History Center, 2255 Felicita Road in Escondido (just off I-15). Doors open at 8 a.m. for class registration. Keynote speaker is at 9 a.m. Classes are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Preregister at http:// escondidofhc.com. Activities will include classes, displays and […]

Plein-air exhibition planned for California Center for the Arts

The Art in Nature Alliance (ANA), a partnership of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (The Center), Plein-Air Painters of America (PAPA), and the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC), announce the 2015 Plein-Air exhibition and sale in San Diego County—“Art in Nature: Legacy of the Land,” featuring an exhibition and sale of work by the Plein-air Painters of […]

18 stews, step dancers, fun and blarney and 21st annual Irish Stew Cook-off March 12

Time to be Irish again and wear your finest and most outrageous Gaelic getups for the only Irish Stew Cook-off in San Diego County. The 21st annual Irish Stew Cook-off— a huge event—will be held Thursday, March 12, 5:30–8 p.m. at St Stephen’s community hall located at 31020 Cole Grade Road in Valley Center, located near the high school. For […]

Man arrested for attempted murder at Rancho Corrido

Sheriff’s deputies from the Valley Center Substation February 10 responded to a reported stabbing at the Rancho Corrido Campground in Pauma Valley. They located a male in his 40s with multiple stab wounds. The victim was flown by helicopter to a hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. Valley Center detectives learned the identity of the suspect during a follow-up investigation. […]

New owner at Valley Center’s Allstate Insurance agency

John DelZio is the new owner of the Valley Center Allstate Insurance, located at 31034 Valley Center Rd. He recently purchased the business from Robin Schultz, who plans to stay on board as a service agent. DelZio has been in the insurance and financial services industry for 20 years. He was a financial planner for ten years and worked at […]