2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson

Escondido, CA – Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on February 9, at 6:00 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson.   Larson’s non-fiction narrative captures the drama of the deadliest natural disaster in American […]

Public Invited to: Benefits of Fixing Climate Change

Featured speakers: Dr. Tom English, Carlsbad lecturer and scientist, and Mr. Rolf Dorp, grass roots organizer in North County. ESCONDIDO, Calif., Escondido Public Library— Dr. Tom English is the featured speaker at a public meeting Thursday, February 23rd, 6:00pm to 8:00 p.m., at the Escondido Library in the Turrentine Room upstairs. Sponsored by The North County Climate Change Alliance, as […]

Center to present “The History and the Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb” beginning January 16

Opening on January 16, 2016, and running through the entire month of February 2016 (Black History Month) until March 6, 2016, the unveiling of “The History and the Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb” takes place at the Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. The exhibition transforms The Museum into a journey through pivotal events in […]


Escondido’s Annual State of the City Address by Mayor Sam Abed will be held in the Conference Center of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 beginning with an optional breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program at 8:00 a.m.  The event is organized by the City of Escondido in partnership with the Escondido […]

Palomar College to Hold Official Grand Opening of New Baseball Field

Members of the Palomar College Governing Board will cut the ribbon to officially open the College’s new baseball field on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Festivities will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the facility, located on the north end of the College’s San Marcos campus.  Immediately following a program of speakers and the ribbon cutting, guests will be given the opportunity to […]


The City of Escondido is seeking volunteers to serve on a number of City Boards and Commissions. Interested citizens who would like to apply may file an application with the City Clerk’s Office no later than February 12, 2016.  Applications are being accepted for: Building Advisory & Appeals BoardCommunity Services CommissionHistoric Preservation CommissionLibrary Board of TrusteesPersonnel Board of ReviewPlanning CommissionPublic […]

Deer Springs Fire Safe Council to have annual meeting January 30

The Deer Springs Fire Safe Council is inviting community members to its annual membership meeting on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Meadows Homes Association Community Center, 28208 Meadow Glen Way West, Hidden Meadows. Fire Safe Council President Craig Cook will give a presentation on the council’s accomplishments during 2015, and council directors will address […]

SAN DIEGO SOCKERS PRESS RELEASE: Chiles Named to MASL Team of the Week

Carlsbad, CA (January 7, 2016)- San Diego Sockers striker Kraig Chiles was selected to the Week 11 Major Arena Soccer League Team of the Week. Chiles’ nomination comes on the back of his two goals and two assists performance against the Tacoma Stars on Sunday.  The captain’s four points led the Sockers to a comprehensive 8-2 victory over the Stars […]

Escondido Weather – 01/14/2016

Clear conditions with some high clouds from storms passing to the north will dominate the weather through Tuesday / Wednesday, with temperatures slowly rising each day. Midweek, a trough of low pressure will bring a chance of what looks to be light showers. The high pressure ridge to our south continues to deflect storms into Northern California.  El Nino continues […]

Accretive asks indefinite delay on Lilac Hills Ranch vote by Supervisors

Accretive Investments Inc. has asked the County of San Diego to indefinitely delay the Board of Supervisors vote on the Lilac Hills Ranch project. Accretive’s Randy Goodson cited a recent California Supreme Court case where a major development north of Los Angeles was stopped because its environmental impact report did not adequately address the effects it would have on the […]