2016-06-30 E-Edition

Escondido college student awarded $3000 scholarship

Recently, Kari Catrambone, an ex­ercise physiology major, finishing her junior year at California State University, Chico, was honored as one of seven national 2016 recipi­ents of Atria Senior Living’s Ron­nie Boatman Commitment to Excel­lence Scholarship. The scholarship was created by Atria Senior Living, one of the na­tion’s largest providers of indepen­dent living, assisted living and mem­ory care services based in […]


Grand Tea Room to host local author Jeani Zuber is a local writer and author who has written a book called “Prayer is a Big Deal.” The Grand Tea Room will host a book release party for Zuber on Satur­day, July 9 at 4:30 p.m. Call the tearoom to make your reservation at 760-233-9500. * * * Free house-flipping workshop […]

Is it really racist?

~ Editorial

I came across this interesting quote in an opinion piece about the recent (and glorious!) vote by the British to free themselves of the dictats of European bu­reaucrats: “[A]re people who are legitimately worried about an almost overnight cultural transformation of their country really racist, or just concerned about the economic fallout from unfettered immigration?” I wondered how this might […]

On the Menu

Soy Ginger Pork Loin Summer is here and there are so many amazing things to cook up on the grill for those hot summer nights. This is one of those recipes that you can cook on the bar­becue or in a pan on the stove. The grill gives it that extra smoky background flavor, while the pan seared loin version […]

Safeguarding the elections process

During this primary election cycle in Riverside County, hundreds of voter record abnormalities were identified, a situation exacerbated on Election Day when voters whose records had been altered without their knowledge were threatened with disenfranchisement. In response, I am introducing legislation to update and secure California’s online voter registration procedures. Unauthorized voter record changes reported in Riverside County included changes […]


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It was the people of Escondido vs. California and the people won

Ever wonder why Freeway 78 comes to an abrupt end at its intersec­tion with North Broadway in Escondi­do? Here you are traveling east on the 20-mile freeway from Oceanside – not a signal light in sight – when, whoa! What’s that ahead? A signal light; the end of the freeway; from here on, two-lane city streets through the heart of […]

Structure Fire: Talone Meat Market

4 Alarm Fire – June 30, 2016 Fire broke out this morning at the abandoned Talone’s Meat Market at 559 N. Hale Avenue in Escondido.  The Escondido Fire Department was dispatched at 8:52 a.m. and found the fire had already broken through the roof.  The four-alarm fire is still active and officials expect to remain on scene for at least another […]

Escondido college roundup

If you are an Escondido resident at­tending college anywhere in the coun­try, in fact anywhere in the world, we want to know what you are up to. To get your news in the Times-Advocate send it to editor@times-advocate.com. Hiram College names Dean’s List students Hiram, Ohio – Bryan Engdahl of Es­condido has been named to Hiram Col­lege’s Dean’s List for […]

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