2015-09-10

-30- An Editor’s Notebook



CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY—Armstrong Feed & Supply at 28520 Cole Grade Rd. will have their annual Customer Appreciation Day on October 10, and it’s one of those events like the day after Thanksgiving when you may find people camped out all night on the 9th. Why? Because the first 100 customers of the day will get a free bucket of goodies! […]

Jags Secure 21-14 Win Over Brawley



The Valley Center High football team was hardly in a panic. With 13 returning starters and armed with more than an ample amount of confidence, the Jaguars figured they’d do plenty of winning in 2015. But the fact remained that the Jags must have felt a bit of a sense of urgency heading into Friday night’s road game versus Brawley. […]

ECHS Defense Gets Little Help in Disappointing 24-7



The outcome of Friday night’s contest between Escondido Charter and Vincent Memorial (Calexico, Calif.) hinged on one thing. Could the White Tiger defense, so stout and gallant for 43 minutes-plus, make one more huge play? The game had reached its seminal moment. With EC clinging to a 7-3 lead, the visiting Scots were faced with a make-or-break 4th and 7 […]

Friends of the Poor Walk Sept. 12 will raise money for food closet



The 8th annual Friends of the Poor Walk will be held September 12, starting at 8 a.m. in Adams Park. Sponsored by the local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP)—based at St. Stephen Catholic Church—the annual event benefits the needy who live in Valley Center and Pauma Valley. It is the only fundraiser for the SVdP, which operates the […]

Ross to leave Times Advocate



David Ross, who has been editor of the revived version of the Times-Advocate for the past 13 months, will be leaving the paper at the end of September to return to his former position as editor of the Valley Roadrunner newspaper in Valley Center. Ross edited The Roadrunner for 29 years before leaving it after it two years ago after […]

Bilingual book club to meet Sept. 26



Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Discussion Group will meet on Saturday, September 26, from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. Esperanza renace/Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan, is the selected title for September. Multiple copies of the book are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library. escondido.org. Esperanza renace/Esperanza Rising is a […]

Warfighter Academy to hold open house Sept. 12



On Saturday, September 12 from 1-7 p.m., the Warfighter Academy in downtown Escondido will hold a Pro 2A Freedom Festival at their facility, which will also be the grand opening of their business to the city. The Warfighter Academy is run by combat veterans that have all gone above and beyond the call of duty. This business has offered them […]

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Time Jumpers to play Sept. 29 at Center



The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will host the Time Jumpers, an assemblage of some of Nashville’s most gifted musicians on Tuesday, September 29. Led by 20-time Grammy winner and Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill, as well as Kenny Sears and Ranger Doug Green, the Time Jumpers quickly developed a large following while earning four Grammy nominations. […]

Pipeline installation closes section of Midway through Sept. 18



Due to the installation of new recycled water pipes, the City of Escondido advises motorists that access along Midway Drive between Washington Avenue and Valley Parkway will be either limited or closed to through traffic for the next several weeks. The construction began on September 4. It will continue in some form until Friday, September 18 between the hours of […]