2016-05-19

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

RON, THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES

Editor, Times-Advocate: Ron Kenney, your columns bring back great memories of the “old” T-A. I moved here in 1973 and remember being able to walk into the T-A building on Penn Ave and just go to whomever it was I wanted to talk to. Of course those were different times but the paper was a local treasure. Last week you […]

Guinness Apricot Barbecue Porkchops



This weeks On The Menu is Apricot Barbecue Porkchops. It is almost that time again where we fire up the grills, have a few laughs and enjoy each others company outside during the warm spring/summer nights. This is an easy crowd friendly recipe to kick off the amazing weather, that California has to offer. This easy fresh tasting recipe is […]

The behind the scenes wire editor



When I was asked to write this column, it as because of my association with the former Daily Times-Advocate from which this weekly publication drags its name, a name which had not been copyrighted. As a clarification, there is no connection whatsoever between this weekly Times-Advocate and the daily newspaper for which I worked for 27 years, an association that […]

COMMUNITY CALENDAR



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Valley Center Days to host Western Cowdog Challenge on May 30



Neighboring Valley Center will be the location for a unique event during the Memorial Day weekend. Valley Center Days will host a South West Qualifying Trial for the Western Cattledog Challenge, under the auspices of the National Cattledog Association. Although it will be held at the rodeo grounds near Lilac Road & Valley Center Road, the sponsor is Valley Center […]

Bamboo House

Still a bit of a secret, 33 years later ~ Review

Without advertising or the assistance of social media Bamboo House has quietly become one of the best Chinese restaurants in Escondido. Opened in 1983 and operated by the original owners for the last 33 years, Bamboo House is a hidden gem of Escondido. Situated on a small lot next to a liquor store on Midway Dr. between Valley Parkway and […]

2nd Tuesday Book Club celebrates 10 year anniversary and discusses “Code Talker” by Chester Nez



Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on June 14, at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This event is part of the Library’s annual Summer Reading Challenge for kids, teens, and adults, which runs from June 13 to July 31 and encourages community members of all ages to Exercise Your Mind. This […]

Local man graduates from Weber Honors College



The San Diego State University Weber Honors College provides an academic environment in which students experience a dynamic, interactive, and engaged education. Otto Lange, a Escondido native majoring in Finance, graduated from SDSU and the Weber Honors College during the 2016 Commencement ceremonies, taking place during the weekend of May 13-15. The objective of the Weber Honors College is to […]

Escondido History Center invites the public to help identify photos in collection



When the Escondido History Center, located in Grape Day Park, opened its doors in 1956, volunteers began working diligently to gather, catalogue, and record photographs, documents, artifacts, and other ephemera relevant to our city’s rich history. Since that time, the EHC has managed to collect over 10,000 photographs and negatives, reams of archival material, and well over 5000 artifacts, many […]

Town Hall Meeting becomes a hushing session

Some residents object to recycled water plant in their neighborhood

This past Wednesday’s Escondido Town Hall Meeting primarily focused on one thing: the development of a water distribution plant proposal zoned to be built within a residential zone.  Town Hall meetings are held quarterly and are hosted by Mayor Sam Abed. Often city staff members, such as the city manager, also attend. Editor’s Note: Escondido city council May 25 will […]