Vendors, participants sought for annual festival in the desert

The 50th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival whose theme this year is “Those were the Days,” is seeking vendors for the festival which takes place October 23 – 25at Christmas Circle Community Park in Borrego Springs. The festival is seeking vendors and parade participants: Vendors to participate will include arts and crafts, food, and gourmet food truck items, children zone […]

Two touchdowns, 109 yards for Armstrong against WNMU

Jereke Armstrong scored his first two college touchdowns and rushed for 109 yards September 12 during the University of San Diego’s 45-21 victory over Western New Mexico University. A 24-yard touchdown run in the first quarter put USD ahead by a 14-0 score, and Armstrong’s 54-yard run in the fourth period gave the Toreros a 45-21 lead in the game […]

Newman’s reemergence keys VC’s 37-21 conquest of Imperial

It was undeniable that the Valley Center Jaguars were scuffling somewhat, having lost two of their first three games of the new season. One sensed they could use a bit of a lift, a proverbial shot in the arm. Well, Jake Newman gladly supplied the hypo in the Jags’ much-needed 37- 21 victory over visiting Imperial High last Friday night. […]

11-year old honored for being a “super saver”

Abel Martinez, an 11-year-old Escondido resident this week won a national competition through Navy Federal Credit Union, on East Valley Parkway for being a “Super Saver.” Abel is notorious for saving, almost to the point of obsession. He saves his own money for college and his future car, keeps track of his savings with a log, and is also a […]

Escondido man loses everything in business fire Saturday night

Clarke Dailey, an Escondido resident described by one who knows him as “one of the most caring, giving, and kind individuals I have ever met, even to those he does not know,” lost his warehouse to fire Saturday night in the city’s industrial district. The fire occurred about 11:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Simpson Way. According to the […]

Korean archery festival returning to VC in October

Standard & Poor’s upgrades Escondido’s bond ratings

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has upgraded the city of Escondido’s bond ratings that are connected with its water system. S&P raised its long-term rating to ‘AA-’ from ‘A+’ on the Escondido Joint Powers Financing Authority, California’s existing series 2012 revenue bonds (water system financing), issued on behalf of the city of Escondido. At the same time, it raised its […]

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Boys Under 19 Hurricanes advance to first place in division

The Boys Under 19 Hurricane team played two games over the weekend and advanced to the front of their division. Saturday they squared off against San Diego Soccer Institute in Carmel Valley. Team Captain Austin Reser scored in the first two minutes, and the Hurricanes kept up the pressure, leading at half time 5-0. In the second half the Hurricane […]

Book club to meet October 13

Escondido Public Library invites readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on October 13,, at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is Life after Life by Kate Atkinson. On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. She dies before she […]