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 […]

Girl Scout Troop 4373 graduates

When you think about Girl Scouts the first thing that comes to mind is little girls dressed in green or brown vests selling cookies in front of the grocery stores. But that’s not what Girl Scouts is all about. It’s about connecting with your community and making the world a better place. Many people don’t even know that Girl Scouts […]

Helping local hospitals

~ Guest Opinion

Earlier this year, the Legislature came together to pass bipartisan healthcare financial reform legislation that will have a wide impact in this region and state. This legislative package will result in a net tax cut of over $100 million dollars and reduce the state’s long-term debt by more than $400 million. But there’s much more. The bill package included a […]

Celebration Pasta Salad

It’s the aroma of food cooking on the barbecue and freshly cut grass that gets me excited for the summer ahead. Growing up in Valley Center as a child, my favorite memories were playing in the orange groves smelling those sweet orange blossoms and playing all day with my friends building forts. After a long day of being a kid, […]

Carl Appleby brought T-A to maturity

When or if the history of Escondido is ever written, the 13 years that Carl Appleby was owner and publisher of the Daily Times-Advocate must be considered a seminal period in the growth and development of the city. That period, from 1965 to 1978, saw the transition from a nondescript small-town daily newspaper into a statewide respected publication that drew […]


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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, […]