2016-05-26

2016-05-26 E-Edition

Rotary visits Roynon Museum



Escondido East Rotary Club visited the Roynon Museum of Earth Science & Paleontology in Escondido, had a catered lunch in the classroom, and then took a tour of the amazing collection Mr. Roynon has acquired over the years. The club also donated $500 towards the program to help keep it going strong and to continue educating the children of our […]

Gel’n while you’re cruisin’ at award-winning EscoGelato

Summer at Escondido’s Cruisin’ Grand wouldn’t be quite the same without EscoGelato

Escondido’s EscoGelato was just voted Best Ice Cream Shop of 2016 by the San Diego A-List on May 19. There must be a reason. We decided to find out. If you’re a Cruisin’ Grand fan, you probably already know about EscoGelato, located at 122 South Kalmia in pedestrian-friendly downtown Escondido. Just a half-block off Grand Avenue, EscoGelato is a family-friendly […]

Escondido residents make the grade

News of Escondido residents in college

Samantha Gimon of Escondido has been honored by the Iowa State University Educator Preparation Program for achieving the rank of a professional educator. Gimon, who studied elementary education, was one of 191 Iowa State University graduates who were bestowed with academic cords of light blue, the traditional color worn by those in the field of education receiving bachelor’s degrees, in […]

3-Screens Studio makes a smashing entry

A new integrated marketing agency occupies the heart of Escondido

The new 3-Screens Studio gave an official sneak peak of its headquarters located off Grand Avenue in downtown Escondido on Wednesday, May 18. This private party hosted various local and surrounding businesses in Escondido, showing off what they have to offer up to the business community. One such guest was the Go2Grow nonprofit. With over 20 staff members to innovate, […]

FASD complex, a case for sobriety



“Alcohol is more damaging for the unborn child than is heroin and cocaine.” So says Miguel del Campo, M.D., and Ph.D. from the Department of Pediatrics at UCSD in a recent address to the North County Chapter of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary (RCHA). Alcohol causes more cellular damage in the brain than do the drugs. Although most bodily development is […]

Temporary Partial Road Closure on Broadway



TEMPORARY PARTIAL ROAD CLOSURE ON BROADWAY, BETWEEN WASHINGTON AVENUE AND VALLEY PARKWAY Due to the installation of new recycled water pipelines, the City of Escondido advises motorists that Broadway between Washington Avenue & Valley Parkway will be reduced to a partial lane closure effective Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to Friday, June 3, 2016. All work will be performed between 8:00 […]

Bokah Blocks intrigues children and adults alike



A new toy that inspires STEM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) was just released this past December and made available for sale online to consumers. Growing up with toys like Lincoln logs, Legos, K’nex, Tinker Toys and so many other connector toys, there was a desire to have more from a toy that would inspire ingenuity and the creative […]

Former Escondido businessman to be inducted posthumously into Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame



The late Bill Speeg, an Escondido businessman, longtime volunteer in Oceanside, state and national Soap Box Derby activities, will be inducted into the Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame during the post-race awards ceremony for the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, on the evening of Saturday, July 16. Speeg was 46 when he died in February 2014. […]

Soccer tournament aims to raise $50,000 to fight breast cancer



Inspired by soccer moms battling breast cancer, a tournament in Escondido’s Frances Ryan Park hopes to raise $50,000 for Susan G. Komen San Diego The fifth annual Kickin’ It Challenge soccer tournament—a tournament that brings San Diego and Southern California’s youth soccer teams together to help fight the battle against breast cancer—will take place Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, June […]