Festival of Science & Engineering includes events in Escondido

A week to celebrate what San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering organizers call “an adventure as we explore science wonders for all ages” is in store for those interested in science beginning March 15. San Diego County businesses and universities as well as professionals are opening their doors to showcase the business of science right here in our region. […]

Learn about how new energy policies will affect the local economy

San Diego: Energy, the Economy and the Call for Pause is the title of a special report that you can learn about at an Escondido Chamber of Commerce free event Tuesday, March 17 7:30 –9:30 am at the Chamber office, 720 North Broadway. Be among the first to hear the conclusions of a new study that outlines the economic impact […]

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How to get the younger generation interested in newspapers

How do we get the younger generation interested in newspapers? One way is to encourage them to write for their hometown newspaper. I know this because that’s how I got into the profession. I was hired as a sports stringer by my hometown newspaper because they liked the work I was doing on the high school paper. So I got […]

Teen book club to discuss Butter by Erin Jade Lange

Escondido Public Library’s Teen Burritos & Book Club, for ages 13 to 18 years, meets on Thursday, March 26, in the Turrentine Room from 4–5:30 p.m. Butter, by Erin Jade Lange, will be discussed and complimentary burritos will be provided. A limited number of copies of Butter are currently available for checkout at the Library’s Information Desk. Butter focuses on […]

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Disease carrying mosquitos found in Escondido

For the second time in a week, County environmental health officials have found evidence of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, an aggressive, dayfeeding invasive mosquito that has the potential to carry serious diseases. San Diego County vector control officials last week reported finding Aedes larvae this week in Escondido, after responding to a resident’s complaint. It’s the first detection of the […]

Letters to the editor

EASY TO SYMPATHIZE, BUT . . . Editor, Times Advocate: While it is easy to sympathize with the folks that own houses around what used to be Escondido Country Club, they would be wise in my opinion to go with the new proposal by Schesinger with some modifications. The way things are right now, it will be difficult to see […]

Soccer club to host exhibition game April 8 at Ryan Park

On Wednesday, April 8, FC Heat Soccer Club will host their second annual International Exhibition Soccer Game, kick-off at 7.30 p.m. at Ryan Park at Hidden Trails in Escondido. Prior to the exhibition game, which will feature Salford Schools FC BU16 and FC Heat Coastal League BU17 team, the FC Heat’s GU18 team will play one of their rivals of […]

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