Shadzi, Nguyen wed

Bahram and Judith Shadzi of Valley Center are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Pey Shadzi to Alison Nguyen of San Diego, daughter of Ruby Nguyen. They were married Saturday, September 5th. Both Pey and Alison graduated from San Diego State College. Pey is Operations Manager of local family business, Cosmic Solar, Inc. Alison is Licensing Manager at […]

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Deadline Nears for Celebrate Grand Escondido Art Competition

The Escondido Art Association’s First Annual themed and juried 2-D art show designed to promote the pride and promise in the city of Escondido will be held at the Artists Gallery on 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, from October 6 –30. Deadline dates for drop-off of all artwork are as follows: Saturday & Sunday, October 3 & 4, from 11 […]

Randle Loyd Taylor, 87, was longtime Escondido businessman

Randle Loyd Taylor, 87, was longtime Escondido businessman 4/19/1928 – 8/29/2015 Randle Loyd Taylor Longtime Escondido businessman Randle Loyd Taylor died on Aug. 29 at the age of 87. Born and raised in Sidney Arkansas, Mr. Taylor relocated to Escondido in 1964, and founded Escondido Mattress on Pennsylvania Ave in Escondido and later moved the facility to 1281 Simpson Way […]

Planning commission sends LHR to Board of Supervisors

The county’s Department of Planning and Development Services (PDS) is targeting a tentative October 14 hearing date for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to consider Accretive Investments’ proposed Lilac Hills Ranch development. A 4-3 vote September 11 by the county’s Planning Commission recommended approval of the project with conditions Leon Brooks, Doug Barnhart, David Pallinger, and Bryan Woods […]

Dumbest Idea Ever, to be discussed

Escondido Library’s R.E.A.D. Book Club Discusses KPBS’ 2015 One Book, One San Diego Selection, The Dumbest Idea Ever! Escondido Public Library announces the return of the Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Middle Grade Book Club, for children, ages 9-12 years old. The R.E.A.D. Book Clubwill meet on Friday, October 16, in the Library’s Turrentine Room from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. […]

Escondido couple welcomes new daughter

Daniel & Jessica Escarcega of Escondido are the proud parents of Zoey Anne, born July 6. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Grandparents are Richard & Cheryl Walker of Valley Center and Ernie and Lori Escarcega of Escondido. Big sisters are Mia and Desiree Mendoza.

New interim editor takes helm

The Times-Advocate has hired a new interim editor to take the place of David Ross, who has steered the bi-monthly newspaper since the rebirth of its nameplate in September 2014. Editor-in-Chief Doug Green brings 30 years of experience in journalism to the newspaper, having most recently worked for the San Diego Union Tribune. He started his career working for weekly […]

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 […]

Expo will focus on senior health

The Escondido Senior Center will host the 9th Annual Community Wellness Expo on Saturday, October 17, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave. The Expo is designed to “Enrich the Lives of Older Adults and Their Families,” by providing valuable health/wellness information and resources that support older adults, family members, friends and care […]