2016-04-28

Escondido-based non-profit law firm targets low, middle-income residents



Escondido-based Sage Legal Servic­es (“SLS”) is bringing the affordable legal services movement to San Diego County. Following the lead of non­profit law firms, such as the Utah-based Open Legal Services, SLS offers legal services on a sliding-scale basis. Us­ing California’s Department of Hous­ing and Community Development’s income guidelines, SLS focuses on providing legal services to those who fall within San […]

Franz Frummet, 60, formerly of Pauma Valley



Franz Peter Frummet, 60, died on March 4, 2016 in Lilburn, Georgia. He is survived by his wife Michelle Joy Frummet and son Franz A.R. Frummet, of Georgia, as well as his younger sister Wendy Brennan, and younger brother Jason Frummet, of Winchester, and Escondido, respec­tively. The eldest of 5 children, Mr. Frum­met was born in Germany to Franz Xavier […]

Chargers still trying to seal a stadium deal

~ Sports Opinion

Three weeks into the baseball season, and we finally have something interest­ing going on in the East Village. Sadly for the Padres, it’s going on a few blocks away from Petco Park. Hours before the Padres suffered yet another lackluster loss on Saturday, the Chargers took over the ceremonial first pitch. A political first pitch, that is. The Chargers began […]

Sam Pollard, 72, formerly of Escondido



Sam’ Pollard, 72, formerly of Escondido, but now a resident of Hamilton, Montana, passed away Tuesday, March 2, at the Marcus Daly Memorial Hos­pice Center in Hamilton. Mr. Pollard was born August 8,1942 in Dexter, New Mexico. Following High School he attended college and then entered the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam as an engineer. Following his discharge, he worked […]

There’s a lot of legislating going on




April has been a busy month in Sacramento. Happily, many of my bills are moving forward, includ­ing Assembly Bills 2227 and 2061. In an effort to reduce reckless driv­ing caused by repeat offenders, AB 2227 provides that a person who drives with a suspended license and who causes bodily injury to another person must serve at least the minimum sentence […]

Cougars’ lengthy win streak finally snapped



The Escondido High baseball team was on a most impressive run and one mighty roll. But as we’re taught from cradle to grave, nothing lasts forever and good things do indeed come to an end. And such was the case for Coach Aaron Hoofard’s club on Saturday at Pete Coscarart Field. After having gone some 42 days since their previ­ous […]

Times-Advocate Shorts



Felicita Humor Toastmasters 35 year celebration Felicita Humor Toastmasters Club in­vites you to join them as they celebrate their 35th year of changing lives in Escon­dido and North County. Come be part of the celebration at 1255 N. Broadway Escondi­do, CA 92026, 2nd Floor Activity Room on Tuesday, May 3. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting […]

EAA present Kids Kaleidoscope Awards



Escondido Art Association members, parents and students came together at the Awards Ceremony and Reception held on April 9, to honor the Kids Kaleidoscope art students at the Artists Gallery on Grand Avenue in Escondido. The Kids Kaleidoscope competition is sponsored by the EAA and salutes young artists ages 6 – 18 who compete for cash prizes and ribbons in […]

2nd Tuesday Book Club discusses ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne du Maurier



Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on May 10, at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is “Rebecca” by Daphne du Maurier. Copies of the book are avail­able for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library.escon­dido.org. “Rebecca” is a tale of passion, secrets, and […]

Palomar College Merchandising and Design Program to present fashion show May 6 at CCAE



The Palomar College Merchandising and De­sign program will pres­ent its annual fashion show, MODA, Express Yourself on Friday, May 6 at the California Cen­ter for the Arts, Escon­dido (CCAE) Concert Hall. The event will show­case nearly 200 one-of- a-kind garments created by student designers and shown by more than 50 models. Fashion col­lections from 12 stu­dent designers will be featured […]


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