At Pegah’s Kitchen they know your name

It’s like “Cheers,” except it’s Pegah’s, and good classic diner food instead of beer. But everybody does know your name. Well, maybe not everybody, but at Pegah’s Kitchen, (formerly the Westside Café), the waiters and the owner probably will be greeting you by the time you come in a couple of times for the classic American diner fare. “I try […]

Intersection at Cole Grade, VC Road, could get another gas station

The intersection of Valley Center Road and Cole Grade Road could get a new gas station and pharmacy. The proposed Valley Center ARCO AM/PM project encompasses 0.90 acres at the southwest corner of the intersection of Valley Center Road and Cole Grade Road The property is part of North Village on the General Plan Update. The developer proposes a 3,953 […]

Specialty Meats is the go to butcher for FFA and 4-H meat animal projects

You’ve undoubtedly driven by this store on El Norte Parkway many times and wondered what the market with the 1950s era exterior is all about. Specialty Meats Deli and Market is all about the highest quality meats— we’re talking restaurant quality here. But its main connection to the community is that its proprietor, Bob Trimble, processes the lion’s share of […]


ST. STEPHEN CATHOLIC CHURCH Faith is a pre-requisite for us to receive any favor from God and this faith is a gift and a virtue that enables us to put our whole trust, dependence and belief in God and what He has revealed. Do you think there is anyway God is testing your faith? Please do not fail the test. […]

Marie Waldron names Citricado Dental Group ‘Business of the Month’

As part of my effort to celebrate small business in our region, this month I would like to salute Citracado Dental Group in Escondido. Having just celebrated their 35th anniversary in practice, husband and wife dentists William Jungman and Julie Kangas lead the team in providing a wide range of dental treatments and services to their expanding pool of patients. […]

‘Business After Five’ showcases Escondido’s the Lexus Centre

Grant guidelines released

On Monday, July 6th, The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) released its 2016 grant guidelines. SDWF’s priority for the 2016-17 grants cycle is funding employment readiness programs which provide innovative solutions benefiting members of underserved communities in the San Diego region. SDWF is particularly interested in programs that provide career-specific education, training or work experiences that increase access to San […]

So, I was thinking . . .

“The Great Commission…or the Great Omission?”

Boy, have I been thinking! With what has been going on in our country lately, how could anyone not? So, the question becomes, “What do we, as Christians, do about it?” Although we have The Ultimate Answer (Jesus), we certainly don’t have all the other answers, even though there is no shortage of opinions out there telling you what to […]

Police investigate shooting

The Escondido Police Department is looking into a shooting incident Sunday night that left a man hurt from two gunshot wounds. The incident was reported shortly after 8 p.m. when residents reported hearing multiple gunshots at North Midway Drive near East Grand Avenue. The officers arrived to find the victim of the gunshots at a playground. The victim, a male, […]

New method of planting could save avo industry

High density planting. You may never have heard the term before, but you may hear a lot more about it in the future, especially if you are a grower, and particularly an avocado grower. High density planting, could, in the opinion of some experts, be the salvation of the industry in water poor San Diego County. San Diego, currently the […]