2015-09-10

Two Escondido children to participate in first ever autism wedding



Escondido locals, Tyler Lundhagen, 14), and Brenna Lundhagen, 11, will be taking part in the first all autism wedding ever held at the Love & Autism: A Conference with Heart on Saturday, September 26 in San Diego. The two-day conference was started by San Diego local, Dr. Jenny Palmiotto in an effort to inspire and emphasize her belief that every […]

Escondido High School, OGHS alumni to celebrate 50th reunion



Alumni of both Escondido High School and Orange Glen High School will celebrate the 50th reunion of the Class of 1965 later this month. A three-day event will be held September 25, 26, and 27 starting Friday with an informal gathering at La Tapatia and at your leisure walk Grand Avenue for Cruise Night. On Saturday morning there will be […]

Highway funding is on the table



Californians pay some of the highest fuel taxes in the U.S., but our highways are among the nation’s worst. We are now about two months into a transportation special session called by Governor Brown. As expected, calls for increased taxes are echoing loudly in Sacramento. In response, I have introduced AB X1 14, which would prioritize transportation spending as a […]

Firearms training to be offered at Escondido Fish & Game



Valley Center Republican Women Federated have reserved the Escondido Fish & Game Firing Center for October 21 to hold a day of fire arm instruction. Women On Target (WOT), a program offered by the National Rifle Association (NRA) is a fire arm safety education program designed specifically for women. The program creates opportunities for women to learn all about firearms […]

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Learn about how the ancients valued olive oil



The San Diego Archaeological Center announces Ancient Indulgences: Olive Oil, the second of a series of events about the history of life’s little pleasures on Saturday, September 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the San Diego Archaeological Center located at 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido. The domestication of olives in the Mediterranean region occurred approximately 8,000 years ago. The oil […]

Taking action to fight the bite



A countywide campaign to kill mosquitoes is in full force after the county’s first human case of West Nile virus was confirmed last week. A 73-year-old man from Del Mar has tested positive for the mosquitoborne disease. Earlier in August, the man was hospitalized with symptoms of encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that can be caused by viral or […]

Cross Country Cooler—



Sarah Lopez, this year’s Valley Center Citizen of the Year, has for a long time made the Valley Center High School Cross Country Team one of her pet projects. On Friday September 4 forty members of the team came by Tropical Snow at the corner of Valley Center Road & Cole Grade Road for some Hawaiian shave ice. Mrs. Lopez […]

Big Fish to open in Vista this week



Moonlight Stage Productions presents “Big Fish,” based on the celebrated Daniel Wallace novel and the acclaimed Tim Burton film. “Big Fish” overflows with heart, humor and spectacular stagecraft. This extraordinary new musical reminds us why we go to the theatre, to have an experience that’s richer, funnier, and bigger than life itself. Edward Bloom lives life to the fullest – […]

North County Quilters to hold annual show



North County Quilters’ Association is celebrating its 30th anniversary with its Annual Quilt Show & Sale (to benefit local charities.) The show will be Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Williams Barn- Walnut Grove Park, 1950 Sycamore Dr. San Marcos, (Just off Twin Oaks Valley Rd. & Olive St.) There will be food, a vendor mall, […]


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