Research animals might get another chance Most of us love Beagles. Their ea­ger to-please, calm personalities make them the perfect pet. This trait also makes them perfect for research pur­poses. But what happens after these animals are no longer needed for re­search? As a dog owner and animal lover, I am interested in protecting animals that have been used for […]

Kallee Crong- McCreery’s Recipes

Kallee is a cook, recipe writer, and a field editor of the Taste of Home family of magazines. Her recipes have been featured in Simple and Delicious, Country Woman, and Taste of Home magazines. Slow Cooker French Dip Beef 2 1/2 lb to 3 lbs chuck roast1/2 c soy sauce2 c beef broth (or water with 1 1/2Tbl beef bouillon)1 […]

Letters to the Editor

Editor: I have always looked forward to my copy of The Times-Advocate, but now it lays unopened thanks to the Phyllis Knight column. I respect Ms. Knight, her right to her own opinions and her beliefs, but do we need to see them every week? I think not. I value a “Faith” column but shouldn’t it be about the wonderful […]

James Rady, 73, dynamic businessman and former mayor

James M. Rady, dynamic business­man and former Escondido councilman and mayor died on September 18 from cancer. He was 73. No services were held. His ashes will be buried in his parents grave with im­mediate family only. Rady served as a councilman begin­ning in 1976, when council members served as mayor on rotating basis. In the new electoral system he […]

Times-Advocate welcomes new co-editor

The Times-Advocate would like to welcome Mike Peterson as an interim co-editor. Mike Peterson is a local, award-win­ning freelance writer and designer with years of writing, copy editing and news­paper layout design experience. He likes to tell people that he’s been writing short stories, poems, and articles since he was old enough to tap on a key­board. That part is […]

Victoria Payne Harper, 94, grandmother with creative flair

We lost our beautiful mother and “Nana,” Victoria Payne Harper, on September 10, 2015. She lived 94 wonderful years, with grace, style, kindness and generosity. “Tory” was born in Amsterdam, NY, the only child of her devoted par­ents, Edwin Van Rensselaer and Flor­ence Harrison Payne. She grew up in Mystic, CT, later attended Carleton College in Min­neapolis, MN, and spent […]

Lilac Hills Ranch plan to be considered by county supervisors on October 28

On October 28 the San Diego Coun­ty Board of Supervisors will consider the approval of Accretive Investments’ proposed Lilac Hills Ranch develop­ment. An approval would include cer­tification of the Environmental Impact Report and its finding of overriding considerations to unmitigable signifi­cant impacts. The overriding considerations and thus the benefits of the project include not only tax revenue and employment economic […]


St. Stephen Catholic Church • St. Stephen Catholic Church will be hosting a public square Rosary around noon on Oct. 10 at the corner of Cole Grade and Valley Center Roads. The congregation will be praying The Rosary in honor of Our Lady of Fatima at the Southwest corner lot. The church says that water will be provided, but recommends […]

Around Escondido

Spirit play at Calvin Christian School On Oct. 22 to Oct. 28, Calvin Christian High School will pres­ent Spirit, a play by Peg Kehret. Calvin Christian School is lo­cated at 2000 N. Broadway Av­enue in Escondido. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children. Seats can be reserved at calvin­christianescondido.org. Reycled Materials Fashion event Saturday The Escondido Minicipal Gal­lery […]

Southern California Black Business Expo on Tour

Southern California Black Business Expo on Tour 2016-2015 Comes to Murrieta Saturday, January 23rd  The Southern California Black Business Expo on Tour, presented by Jerry L. Green will take place Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 10:00am – 4:00pm MURRIETA, Calif. – Jan. 5, 2016 – PRLog — Register TODAY for the Southern California Black Business Expo on Tour 2015-2016 event being held […]