‘Setting the record straight’

One saying I hear all the time is, “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle.” Looking through the lens of the Bible I propose the ques­tion, “Is it true?” Also, it makes sense that we should turn to the Bible because, well, the Bible inspired it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 says that “God… won’t let you be tempted beyond […]

Transit strike may be avoided

The resolution to a dispute between the North County bus drivers union and First Transit, was being discussed by union members as The Times-Ad­vocate went to press on Tuesday. Teamsters Union Local 542, rep­resenting 300 North County drivers, postponed a strike vote last week and were meeting Tuesday to review an of­fer made by the transit provider. The union members […]

Escondido Reflections

It requires the synchronized co­ordination of four primary depart­ments — every day — to produce a daily newspaper: news, advertising, production and distribution (circu­lation). You can’t have one without the others. They are interdependent. If one falters, the whole is in dan­ger. It seems like a small “miracle” that the newspaper makes it to your driveway each day. While it […]

Cathy Carey Art Studio and Garden Tour to benefit Shelter to Soldier

Annually on the last weekend of April, Escondido artist Cathy Carey pro­duces an art show event to help raise funds for local animals in need. This year, she is hosting a benefit for Shelter to Soldier, for a suggested $10 donation. All charitable contributions support programs provided by Shelter to Soldier. Reception April 30th and May 1st from 10:00 a.m. […]

Creamy Chipotle Porkchops with cauliflower ‘rice’

I like to make things that introduce new seasonings that make your tastebuds go… Wow! This week’s On The Menu is Creamy Chipotle Porkchops with cauliflower “rice.” This is a Paleo friendly meal that is a mix between Indian and Mexican food. Those fresh flavors come through with chopped cilantro and diced garlic cloves. This low carb high protein meal […]