2015-09-24

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 […]

Vallecitos Water District to host desalination workshops in October and November



The Vallecitos Water District is joining the Value of Water Coalition to participate in the national campaign, “Imagine A Day Without Water.” This national campaign will educate the public about the need for water infrastructure investments. To raise awareness on the region’s own infrastructure project, the District will host two workshops about how desalinated water from Poseidon Water’s Carlsbad Desalination […]

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 […]

Chick-fil-A cookie sales supporting Outside the Bowl



In recognition of Hunger Action Month in September, four Chick-fil-A restaurants in North San Diego County communities, including Oceanside, Encinitas, San Marcos and Escondido, have committed to donate $1 for every cookie sold throughout the month. The monies will be donated to Outside The Bowl, a nonprofit that provides food for poor people living in Haiti, Mexico and South Africa. […]

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. […]

Retired admiral to talk about climate change and national security



Tuesday, September 29, 6 p.m. at the Escondido Library, the public is invited to “National Security and Climate Change: Sustainable Focus: Setting the Stage for Tomorrow” with Rear Admiral Len Hering, US Navy (Retired), as the featured speaker. Hering’s talk will be from 6–8 p.m. His subject will be renewable energy strategies. Sponsored by the North County Climate Change Alliance, […]

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 […]