2016-05-12

40 Clove Garlic Chicken



I have definitely been getting good use out of my crock pot this year. The aroma of a delicious home cooked meal ready and waiting for you af­ter a long day at work is priceless. This weeks On The Menu is 40 Clove Garlic Chicken, which will absolutely make you feel like you stepped inside your mom’s house after a […]

Movin’ on up to new digs:

the (1950s) newspaper gets a roomier home

Movin’ on up! Actually, we were moving just a block away; to the next street over, off the main street. But, any move was apt to be an improve­ment. It was the mid-1950s and the Daily Times-Advocate, which long since had outgrown a space that al­lowed for absolutely no expansion, was vacating its 237 East Grand Ave. location for a […]

Orange boosters raise football fund



The Orange Glen High School Football Booster Club is raising funds for training and weightlifting equipment, uniforms and pads, trainer supplies and “other items essential for running a top notch football program,” ac­cording to its letter to potential supporters. The goal is to raise $30,000 by August 31, to acquire the items in time for the 2016 football season. Fill […]

Gunman causes 5-school lockdown



Escondido Police were alerted to a man carrying a rifle near Kit Carson Park at around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. At about 1 p.m. a witness told police that a man had shot out a window in the 2200 block of Conway Drive, a short distance away from Rincon Middle School at 925 Lehner Ave. Police later obtained a photo of […]

For Saturday: Planned power outage – North Escondido



PLANNED POWER OUTAGE IN NORTHERN ESCONDIDO ON SATURAY NIGHT   San Diego Gas and Electric has scheduled a planned power outage for Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.for up to 8 Hours to replace cable in the area (weather permitting and barring any other unforeseen circumstances). SDG&E has sent letters to all residents who will be impacted by this planned outage, with […]

Escondido to host ABC LEAD training



In partnership with the North Inland Community Prevention Program, the City of Escondido will host an ABC LEAD training class on Friday, July 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The class will be held at Escondido City Hall, Mitchell Room, .at 201 N. Broadway, Escondido. L.E.A.D. stands for Licensee Educa­tion on Alcohol and Drugs. The LEAD program provides the […]

Escondido Town Hall Meeting – May 18



ESCONDIDO TOWN HALL MEETING Escondido Mayor Sam Abed will hold a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 201 N. Broadway. Following a brief update by the Mayor, residents will have an opportunity to ask questions or share their thoughts on any topic relating to city government.  The event […]

eReaders eXplained at Escondido Public Library



Escondido Public Library offers eReaders eXplained, providing in­struction and demonstrations on how to access and download free Library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, eReader, or com­puter. eReaders eXplained will be held on Wednesdays May 11, May 18, and May 25, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Media area on the first floor of the Li­brary. eReaders […]

Escondido Public School Advocates Invitation



The Escondido Public School Advocates invite you to support these young thespians with your presence.

Daley Ranch offers nine hikes in May



All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sec­tions. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also available at www.escondido.org and www.visitescondido.com. Please note that […]