2016-07-07 E-Edition

‘The Legend of Tarzan’: Jane has more life than the ape man

One of my biggest problems with “The Legend of Tarzan” is that it plays like a sequel to a movie that was never made. Don’t get me wrong, I’m aware that we’ve had plenty of Tarzan movies before and that many of them cover his origin. But we’ve never had a Tarzan movie in this continuity before, a Tar­zan movie […]

There’s Still Time to Join the Library’s Summer Reading Challenge

Escondido Public Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Challenge offers reading fun for all ages and special programs meant to Exercise Your Mind for babies, children, teens, and adults. The Challenge runs through July 31, and the last day to register at the Li­brary or online at library.escondido.org/ summer is July 23, 2016. Prizes must be claimed by August 6. Free Sum­mer […]

Public input on homeless solutions to be sought July 30

A meeting to take public input on prevention assistance will be held on July 30 at City Hall. The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has al­located funds to the City of Escondido for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 for an Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). The main objective of ESG is to provide prevention assistance to individu­als and families […]


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Escondido Elks Lodge sponsors veterans to a Padre game

Using the ENF Beacon Grant, Es­condido Elks Lodge sponsored 26 veterans, two staff members and two volunteers from the VA Hospital to a day at the Padre game on Wednesday June 29. Ten members of the Escondido Lodge participated in the afternoon event and it was an afternoon of sun and fun. Ellen Berman who works in Physical Medicine and […]

Escondido Community Development Center holds graduation for 84 preschoolers

The Escondido Community Child Devel­opment Center held graduation ceremonies for 84 preschool students last week. Having completed their Early Childhood Education, the graduates are now ready to enter kindergarten classes this fall. Students from the ECCDC Lorraine H. Boyce Cen­ter and the ECCDC Ruth E. Clothier Center donned their caps and gowns to receive their diplomas in front of their […]

Miami University awards degree to Leah Perlman

Leah Perlman of Escondido was among more than 3,000 students from Miami Universi­ty who received degrees during spring commencement exercis­es Saturday, May 14, at Yager Stadium. Perlman received a Master of Arts degree, majoring in Zool­ogy . Considered one of eight orig­inal “Public Ivies” in the coun­try, Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio. The university is consistently ranked by […]

Escondido man named to dean’s list

Caleb Fischle-Faulk of Escon­dido has been named to the Uni­versity of Iowa’s Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. Undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sci­ences, the College of Engineer­ing, and the Tippie College of Business who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on 12 semester hours or more of UI graded course work […]


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