Letters to the editor

A READER RESPONDS TO PHYLLIS KNIGHT’S COLUMN Editor, Times Advocate: I am a resident of Escondido (Hidden Meadows), and I would like to comment on the article written by Phyllis Knight. I saw that you wrote an opinionated article in The Times Advocate. Now, of course this is opinionated and you as A Christian believer have every right to write […]

Writing with Pictures exhibition at the Center until September 13

On July 11 the Center museum at California Center for the Arts, Escondido opened its first exhibition of the season. “Writing with Pictures” is a vibrant art exhibition that tells the elaborate story behind the creation of picture books and prompts exploration of their role in the 21st century. View original storybook illustrations from popular works such as A Boy […]

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Learn how ancient local tribes viewed the cosmos

The San Diego Archaeological Center announces a unique lecture and hands-on program, “My Uuyow: The Cosmology of the Kumeyaay” presented by Kumeyaay scholar Michael Connolly Miskwish on Friday, August 14, 6:30–10:30 p.m. The program will be held at the San Diego Archaeological Center located at 16666 San Pasqual Valley Rd., Escondido. Light refreshments will be provided. Since the dawn of […]

One of Escondido’s oldest businesses, Copeland Transmission, has a new home

If longevity is any indication of success in business, then Doug Copeland of Copeland Transmission could be one of the most successful businessmen there is! At least in Escondido. Copeland Transmission, which opened in Escondido in 1954 and is one of the two or three oldest businesses in town, recently moved to a new location, 835-D, North Andreasen. He was […]

Library to give out summer reading awards

Escondido Public Library presents “It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald!” on Thursday, August 6, from 2 – 3 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. Ronald McDonald makes a special appearance to share his love for books with children in an interactive show that includes an opportunity to meet him. Ronald McDonald teaches children that reading is fun and introduces kids to […]

Escondido takes part in final leg of Special Olympics

On Saturday July 18 The Flame of Hope, the official torch for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, was carried through the City of Escondido, with a ceremony held at the Kit Carson Park Amphitheatre. Photos by Andrea Kramer.

Around Escondido

Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. on Kalmia between Grand Ave and Second. North County’s newest artisan market in historic Downtown Escondido. Come for unique products and fresh produce in a hip urban market. Escondido Farmers Market, Tuesdays 2:30-6 p.m., Year-Round, event is held on Grand Avenue between Juniper and Kalmia Street downtown. Local, farm […]

New Valley Center Storage owners are ‘hoarder’ friendly

Neil Kadakia of Valley Center Self Storage wants your business. I discovered this personally when he asked me point blank why I was using a self-storage company in Escondido when I worked in Valley Center? He said he could beat the price I was paying by a considerable amount and then threw in the clincher: “We will also move you!” […]

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