2015-03-26

Parks district gets a jewel for the crown



For a district that has limited resources the Valley Center Parks & Rec District is doing pretty good in the vision department. Last week after more than a year in escrow (courtesy of the County, thank you very much!) the district took possession of 15.5 acres that could very well become the jewel in the crown for the community of […]

Learn how to fight local sex trafficking



Sex trafficking is alive and thriving in San Diego County! Did you know that San Diego is in the top eight cities in the nation for child prostitution? Who are these girls? Ninety-five percent of them are U.S. citizens, 50% of them are minors, the average age of entry into the trade is between 12-14 (junior high age), many are […]

Marian Klein named as a 2015 SD County Volunteer of the Year



Late Breaking News— The Times Advocate learned Moday afternoon that Marian Klein has been selected by the County Library as one of the 2015 County Volunteers of the Year. Klein has been invited to the Annual Volunteer Recognition event, which will take place on Wednesday, April 8 at the County Administration Center with the County Board of Supervisors, Library Directors […]

-30- An Editor’s Notebook



FOR THOSE WHO HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NEW STAR VALLEY PARK (see front page): The Valley Center Parks & Rec’s Advance Planning Committee will meet AT THE PARK this Thursday, 2 p.m. The purpose of the committee is to take input from the public on possible uses for this new property. If you need directions on getting there, call the […]

Celebrate National Library Month in April



National Library Week is April 12 – 18, 2015, celebrating the wealth of unlimited resources, programs, and services offered by libraries everywhere. Escondido Public Library extends this celebration throughout April with its own National Library Month, showcasing the variety of programs and services offered to the community. This encompasses more than the traditional provision of print books and materials and […]

Local water district earns prestigious award for recycling



Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District (Rincon Water) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) were honored with the Recycled Water Agency of the Year (medium-sized) and Recycled Water Customer of the Year, at the 2015 WateReuse California Annual Conference held in Los Angeles, California earlier this week. As the Recycled Water Agency of the Year, Rincon Water, which serves […]

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Pamplin sets likely CIF record at early season diving invitational



Because only scores obtained at the CIF diving meet, which transitioned from an 11-dive competition to a six-dive championship event in 2007, are included in the CIF record book, the true San Diego Section record for the girls 11- dive event is not known with certainty, but it could have been set March 14 during the Early Season Diving Invitational […]

Golf tournament to raise money for infants, toddlers and pre-schololers



Sign up now for the Escondido Community Child Development Center Charity Golf Tournament that will benefit Escondido’s infants, toddlers & preschoolers and which will be held Friday, April 10 at the Vineyard at Escondido Golf Course 925 San Pasqual Rd. in Escondido. The tournament will raise money to support quality, affordable early child development and health programs for local families. […]

Learn tips for successful interviewing



Escondido Public Library will offer Successful Interviewing: Tips for Job Seekers, beginning April 7. This 3-week course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will run through April 21. The course will be held at the Escondido Technology Center located at 2245 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027. Successful Interviewing Tips for Job Seekers will provide […]