2016-03-17

Escondido college students make dean’s lists



Azusa Pacific University Several Escondido residents made the academic Deans’ List at Azusa Pacific University. These students are honored for a fall 2015 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 2,230 students receiving the same honor. Sherilynn Cruz of Escondido (92029), CA An Applied Exercise Sci­ence Major Madeline Daane of Escondido (92026), CA A Psychology Major Elizabeth […]

Public Invited to Spring Family Festival at Harmony Grove Village on April 9



Update: The Harmony Grove Village Spring Family Festival has been postponed until Saturday, May 7 The public is invited to celebrate spring at Harmony Grove Village on Saturday, April 9 May 7. The free Spring Family Festival hosted by Standard Pacific Homes and guest KSON radio will feature live music, refreshments, a Stagecoach Festival ticket opportunity, a bevy of children’s entertainment and […]

Should we end Daylight Savings?




Falling back and springing forward has become a bi-annual tradition for most Americans. We often do this with­out much thought; it’s become a ritual that marks the changing seasons. In fact, many look forward to the additional sun­shine daylight time seems to generate at the end of the day during the spring and summer months. As you may know, there […]

Calvin Christian School offers scholarships to new students



Interested students, may apply for the $3,500 scholarship now through March 31. Calvin Christian School will be of­fering scholarships to new students for the 2016/17 school year. Students may apply for the Christian Education Scholarship if they are currently in the top 50% of their current class, active in extra-curricular activities, and meet Calvin Christian’s regular Admission requirements. Anyone interested […]

Escondido Fire now supports the lifesaving app PulsePoint



The Escondido Fire Department is pleased to announce the launch of the free lifesaving smartphone app called PulsePoint. PulsePoint users who have indicated they are trained in CPR and are willing to assist will be notified if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency. Notifications of someone in need are made through the PulsePoint app by the fire dispatch center. […]

Emergency room sees last patient



On Monday, March 14, the down­town emergency room at the old Palo­mar Hospital saw its last patient. At 7 a.m. on Monday Palomar Health closed the Standby Emergen­cy Room located at Palomar Health Downtown Campus. All day Palomar Health personnel were at the Standby Emergency Room to direct patients who arrive there to the health care centers in the area. […]

Sanctuary Church to celebrate Easter at Kit Carson Park



Where will you be celebrat­ing Easter? How about Kit Carson Park? The celebration begins at 10 a.m. on March 27. Sanctuary Church is a new Chris­tian church in Escondido whose aim is to love God, love people and serve the world. The church will have a special service for Easter at Kit Carson Park. This is a worship celebration for […]

Temporary Road Closure – North Avenue from Broadway to Laurashwan



Temporary Road Closure Due to pipeline work being performed in northern Escondido by the Rincon Del Diablo Municipal Water District, North Avenue from Broadway to Laurashwan Lane will closed beginning March 28, 2016 through April 8, 2016 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  During that time, only residents will be granted access.  Detour signs will be posted […]

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle open two days in March—



Weather permitting, Queen Cali­fia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park will be open to the public on two days in March: Sunday, March 12, and Sunday, March 20, both from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Queen Califia docents will be on site to answer questions. Queen Califia is the only Ameri­can sculpture garden and the last major international project created […]

Chicken Breasts stuffed with Feta & Spinach



I love switching things up and trying some fresh tasting meals. This week’s meal is chicken breasts stuffed with feta and spinach. If my 8 year old eats it, I will write about it. Exposing your children to different varieties of food is fun and rewarding. Especially when you can slip in some good greens like spinach, it is a […]