Vino, java imbibers invited for live music—

Orfila Vineyard and Winery offers live music and food from gourmet food trucks Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. The winery is located at 13455 San Pasqual Road, Escondido. Check the orfila.com website for food truck of­ferings and music choices. BK Cellars Urban Winery and Tasting Lounge will host two hours of piano music at its “Live on Sun­day” events […]

Duncan Hunter at Escondido City Council Chambers

Scion of a political family, ex-Marine and self-described “policy wonk” Congressman Duncan Hunter gave a full-force performance Monday night in the Escondido City Council Chambers. Representing the conservative, mostly Republican 50th District, Hunter gave a wide ranging talk on subjects such as immigration, climate change, the burgeoning federal budget, women in the military, the case of a misused Green Beret […]

Lake Wohlford sees best trout fishing this season

The January 27 trout plant kicked the bite into overdrive and the last couple of days have seen the best fishing so far this season. Early morning limits have been reported in Boat Dock Cove and West of Se­nior Shoreline. Results in Willow Cove and Oakvale Cove have been more sporadic. The top baits are salmon eggs, inflated nightcrawl­ers, or […]

Marine Band will perform at Center—

Camp Pendleton’s finest musi­cians will return to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido dur­ing the third week of February. The program will feature sever­al soloists pulled from the ranks of the 1st Marine Division Band.

San Marcos Residential Fire

At 10:01 on February 8, 2016, morning deputies from the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station were dispatched for a residential fire. Once on scene, deputies found the home engulfed with flame and smoke. Unsure if anyone was inside, deputies attempted to enter the home, but could not do so safely. Deputies called into the home, but received no response. Deputies advised […]

Around Escondido

Town hall meeting with Congressman Hunter— Congressman Duncan Hunter, Escondido’s representative in the House, will be hosting an “informal public” town hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8 at the Escondi­do City Hall. A meet and greet will begin 30 minutes prior to the town hall. The event is free, but a RSVP is required. To register for […]

New exhibit celebrating African hair styles opens at Center

“The History and the Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb” opened recently at the California Center for the Arts as part of Black History month. The exhibit ex­amines 400 years of changing hairstyles, and corresponding historical and politi­cal climates that led to them. The exhibit follows hair trends from Africa, into the slave trade, through the civil rights move­ment, […]

Stolen Vehicle – Amber Alert

Update:  Child and Vehicle located – suspect (possible two men) on the run. Suspects: Hispanic males, dark complexion, tattoos, both with dark hoodies. Last seen near Eagles Point Apartments. Please call 911 if you see someone fitting this description. Stolen vehicle just occurred from 1050 Rock Springs. 2014 Dark blue toyota camry 7HCR314. There is a one month old baby in […]

Scrabble-Thon will gather word whizzes

The Escondido Public Library and the Friends of Literacy Services will host the 12th Annual Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser on Saturday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the audi­torium of the Park Avenue Community Center at 210 Park Ave., Escondido. Doors open for player check-in at 8:30 a.m. and tournament play begins […]

Local music students perform for family, friends

Harry Cook, 8; and Karli Coolman, 11 perform Saturday at the quarterly recital/concert put on by Rock U at the Knights of Columbus hall in Es­condido. Karli has been with them for five years. They provide all kinds of mu­sic lessons and every quarter Rock U provides each of their students the opportunity to perform for friends and family and […]