2016-06-23

2016-06-23 E-Edition

MINDING your BUSINESS



Minding Your Business is a regular column highlighting the activities of local businesses in Escondido. We like to think that your business is OUR business. We welcome press releases about activities of your business, such as moving, adding new personnel, selling or buying. We also respond favorably to requests for us to feature your business. Spiritivity Paint & Sip Studio […]

25,000 expected for 53rd annual Independence Day festival & fireworks



Escondido’s an­nual Independence Day Festival & Fire­works has become a North County tradi­tion, and for good reason. Each year, 25,000 festival-go­ers converge on the California Center for the Arts, Escon­dido (The Center) at Grape Day Park for the holiday fes­tivities. The event is back for its 53rd year on Monday, July 4, 2016 with rockin’ live music, tasty treats, and […]

‘Setting the record straight’



JESUS HAD A TATTOO! Isn’t that wild?! Revelation 19:16 reads, “… on His thigh He had this name writ­ten: King of kings and Lord of lords.” Can’t get any plainer than that, right? Tattoos must be acceptable for all Christians today. In the hopes of averting the barrage of protests being sent to my email in- box, I’ll provide some […]

Palomar Health partners with Kindred Healthcare to build 52 bed rehab hospital in Escondido



Palomar Health has announced an agreement to build a 52-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Escondido in a joint venture with Kindred Health­care, Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky. The hospital is expected to open in 2019. The hospital will be constructed by a third party developer requiring no ad­ditional Palomar Health capital expen­ditures. The hospital will be located on the campus of […]

News of Escondido students



Graduating from Army and Navy Elvis Indrieri of Escondido (92029) was awarded his high school diploma at the 105th Commencement Ceremony at Army and Navy Academy, a private military boarding school in Carlsbad, Cali­fornia. He was one of 74 Cadets who graduated from the school on Satur­day, June 4. Diplomas were presented by Dr. Lisa Basista, Dean of Academics, in […]

Escondido police continue to investigate suspicious death



The Escondido police this week continued their in­vestigation into the death of Fontana resident Eliza­beth Antoinette Perez, 38, whose body was discov­ered in a vehicle on Monday, June 13 on the on-ramp to northbound I-15 from El Norte Parkway. On about 1:10 p.m. CHP, Escondido Police, and Escondido Fire personnel responded to a report of an unresponsive female in the […]

Escondido baseball team aimed high, fell just short



We are often told to shoot for the stars because even if you don’t quite make it there, you nonetheless might accomplish something noteworthy along the way. Falling just short of that goal can still reap some impres­sive results. Case in point, the 2016 Escondido boys baseball team. From the incep­tion of the season, this was a team looking to […]

Center’s new season includes Kathy Griffin, Garrison Keillor and the TEN Tenors



California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) this week an­nounced its 2016/2017 season featuring a line-up of performers that includes Kathy Griffin, Keith Sweat, Big Head Todd And The Monsters, Montgomery Gentry, Garrison Keillor, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Pink Martini, Shaping Sound, The Midtown Men, Black Violin, The TEN Tenors, Villalobos Brothers, Port­land Cello Project, Flip Fabrique, Ain’t […]

3rd annual Catfish Derby July 2 at Wohlford



The third annual Wohlford Catfish Derby will be held Saturday July 2 at Lake Wohlford. July 2 is a free fishing day in the state of California, which means no license is required on that day. Derby Saturday is also the first Saturday in July, which means $20 all day motorboats for active military. The Derby features prizes for the […]


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