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 […]

Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Duncan Hunter

Monday, February 8 City Hall Council Chambers Congressman Duncan Hunter is conducting a Town Hall Meeting On Monday February 8th, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 201 N. Broadway. Duncan will arrive at 5:30 for a meet and greet, then proceed to the meeting for an hour of Q & A. This is a free event, but seating is […]

Movie Review – The Revenant

Last week I wrote that “The Hateful Eight” was “quite possibly the best film of 2015.” I made sure to say “quite possibly” because I considered it the best at the time, but there were still some major contenders left to see. This past week, I knocked out some of those major contenders, and while I’m not completely ready to […]

Escondido Toddler In Need of Life-Saving Transplant

With the cost of a transplant often exceeding $500,000, many transplant families are unable to shoulder the financial burden of such a procedure.  The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a national charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses.  In Escondido, volunteers are raising funds for COTA in honor of transplant patients like local […]

Republican Women host Jake MacAulay, CEO of the Institute of the Constitution, January luncheon

Escondido Republican Women, Federated, will be hosting Jake MacAulay, CEO of the Institute of the Constitution (IOTC) as their featured speaker on January 27th. The IOTC is an educational outreach that presents the founders’ “American view on law and government.  The Institute has produced thousands of granduates in all 50 states, each of whom is well grounded in the biblical principles […]