2016-03-17

When ads sometimes made it to the front page



What is it that constitutes and is “wor­thy” of front-page “play” in a newspa­per? Well, that obviously is the subjec­tive opinion of an individual editor, influenced by the size and population of the community and the number and type of newsworthy events occurring. The larger the newspaper and the area it serves, the more news items from which to choose. […]

EUSD Leaders Recognize Peacemakers at Annual Event



On Wednesday, March 16, 2016, the Escondido Union School District (EUSD) held the 17th Annual Season for Nonviolence Community Commemorative Celebration to honor middle school students and staff members who contribute to peace and nonviolence at their school and in the community of Escondido. The following students and staff were recognized during this year’s celebration: Bear Valley Middle School – […]

Escondido police presence deters out-of-town motorcycle gang



While not exactly “shock and awe,” a dramatically expanded police pres­ence in Escondido and all over North County over the weekend of March 5-6 discouraged hundreds of members of a violent motorcycle gang from descend­ing on a business in Escondido that ca­tered to them. Call that a “former” business, be­cause Twisted Motorsports is no longer operating at its former location […]

Escondido Recycling Yard will scrap for metal no more



Another Escondido institution is fall­ing by the wayside next week. The Es­condido Recycling Yard closed its doors in February and its owners are auctioning off equipment on March 24. John Groff, president of the business that he runs with his wife Linda, said it’s time to move on. He said recyclers are being hit by tougher regulations, higher costs, tighter […]

Celebrate National Library Month in April Unlimited Possibilities @ Escondido Public Library



National Library Week is celebrated April 10 to 16, 2016, to raise awareness of the resources, programs, and services offered by libraries everywhere. Escondido Public Library extends this celebration throughout April with its own National Library Month, showcasing special programs and services offered to the community. The Library offers endless opportunities to access information and technology that enhance learning, nurture the love […]