2015-08-13

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Preview of Orange Glen High School’s fall athletic lineup



The Times-Advocate asked Orange Glen High School Athletic Director Jason Patterson to give us a preview on the fall sports at the high school. By JASON PATTERSON Girls Volleyball- We have a strong Junior class with some great Senior Leadership. Grace Bickford is a Junior who is very athletic and who will bring a strong sense of leadership to the […]

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The formula for success of the Escondido Charter High School White Tiger coaches



The Times Advocate caught up with the athletics department of Escondido Charter High School and got the coaches to talk about their goals and philosophy for the coming fall season. We also learned who some of the coaches are and what their goals are. Escondido Charter White Tiger Athletic Goals: 1) Understand that athletics is a privilege, not a right. […]

Council votes to complete missing link to trail-bike path



The Escondido City Council Wednesday voted to complete the .6-mile length of missing link in the Escondido Creek Trail/Bicycle Path between Broadway and Centre City Parkway. The project will be funded by a grant from the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). The council authorized the Director of Public Works/City Engineer to execute on behalf of the City a funding […]

Sabers to begin their 8th season playing at Escondido’s Iceplex



It’s kind of a cliché to talk about something of high quality being “a best kept secret” but the San Diego Sabers Hockey team, which plays its home games at the Escondido Iceplex, may be the truth that the cliché is based on. Because if you like fast action, high excitement hockey, you may be missing your closest and most […]

VCMWD meets water conservation goals



Despite reports to the contrary in an area daily newspaper, the Valley Center Municipal Water District (VCMWD) met and slightly exceeded its mandated water usage goals in June. Last week VCMWD had to deny reports that it had conserved 34.2%, missing its mark of 36% by 1.8%. The information came from a report issued by the State Water Resources Control […]

Principal McCowan welcomes back highschoolers



Summer is over! Finally we get to head back to Valley Center High School and kick off another great school year. This year promises to be another challenging and exciting year as our high school students prepare to take advantage of all the academic and extra-curricular opportunities VCHS has to offer. What is new and exciting for the 2015-2016 school […]

Waldron tours what will be Western Hemisphere’s largest desal plant



On July 21 Assemblywoman Marie Waldron of the 75th District and some of her staff toured the Carlsbad Desalination Project that is due to come online sometime next year. The $1 billion plant, being built by Poseidon Water, will be able to treat 50,000 million gallons of seawater a day, enough for 300,000 thirsty people, making it the largest desalination […]