2016-06-09 E-Edition

Retired California judge to speak on “Economic Inequity: Decline of the Middle Class”

Pat Coony, a retired Administrative Law Judge for the State of California, will be the speaker for the Escondido Democratic Club (EDC) meeting on June 11. The title of his talk is “Economic In­equity: Decline of the Middle Class.” Coony is the creator of an online pub­lic policy site – newsbatch.com. An active member of the League of Wom­en Voters […]

Escondido Choral Arts “Fables ‘n Fairytales” Concert – Sunday

CONCERT THIS SUNDAY Hope to see you there! The Center ChoraleThe Center Children’s and Youth Chorus Sunday, June 12, 20163:00 PM Escondido Adventist Church1305 Deodar Rd Tickets:  $20, $10 Students (under 12 free)Phone:  800 838-3006www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2520413 Dear Friends of Choral Singing,I hope you plan to join us this Sunday.  Since we are performing in a different venue that may be a little […]

Library invites you to “exercise your mind” this summer

“Exercise Your Mind” is the theme of Escondido Public Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Challenge for chil­dren, teens, and adults. The Challenge offers reading fun for all ages and a wide variety of educa­tional, recreational, and cultural events from June 13 – July 31. Participants log their reading online at library.es­condido.org/summer for a chance to earn prizes donated by dozens of […]

Tree Trimming in Kit Carson Park

Trees in Kit Carson Park will be pruned during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17. Park users are advised that during that week there will be intermittent park road closures, as needed, along the main through road from Las Palmas south to Bear Valley Parkway near the adult softball fields.  […]

A neighborhood celebrates tranquility

The Lansing Circle neighborhood celebrated 10 years of freedom last Sunday with a block party put on by Escondido’s Neighborhood Servic­es department. The freedom in question is the freedom from drugs, crime, gangs and despair. One of the key figures in the ref­ormation of the neighborhood was Robert Barrientos, who became the property manager of the 16 four- plex buildings […]

Cal Fire suspends burn permits

While recent rains this winter and spring have been a welcome sight in California, drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region prompting Cal Fire to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of San Diego and Imperial Counties.  Cal Fire is responsible for wildland areas that are outside of city limits. […]

Dissecting Coryell’s HOF candidacy

To many local football fans, ex-play­ers and coaches of note and more than a few influential media types, it has be­come a festering and confounding issue. To say that it has and continues to stick in their craws is to put it lightly. It’s got them fired up, somewhat angered and even a bit indignant. They simply can’t understand the […]

Rabid Bat Found at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A bat found at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has tested positive for rabies, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reports. The bat was found alive on Saturday, June 11. Trained park staff collected the bat without directly touching it and no human or animal contact has been reported. County health officials are trying to […]

Gemstone Gallery to host Greenland gem expert Eric Drummond

Gemstone Gallery of Escondido will host Consulting Geologist Eric Charles Drummond Friday, June from 5–8 p.m. Drummond is an expert on Greenland gems and geology and a TV personality. Drummond is a professional geolo­gist with a diverse background that includes specialization in the fields of mineral exploration, hydrogeology, engineering geology, and TV show production. Drummond has been involved with a […]

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