2016-07-21 E-Edition

EcoVivarium celebrates new Living Museum

Residents slither, coil and educate

EcoVivarium Friday opened its new 1,800 square foot Living Museum in Escondido to host a preview party for the community and the organization’s supporters. Originally scheduled as the grand opening date, the venue had to push back their official opening for the new location due to asbestos being found in the building. When the facility officially opens, the museum will […]

‘Unlocking Wonderland’

Center exhibits tune into pop art

Master creature artificer Neville Page talks about his craft

For several years the California Center of the Arts, Escondido has got­ten in tune with pop cul­ture by holding exhibits in the art museum to co­incide with that grand celebration of pop art: Comicon, which opens this week in downtown San Diego. Sunday the Center hosted “Neville Page’s Creative Process,” to co­incide with two exhibits, “My Hero! Contemporary Art & […]

‘My Hero’ celebrates the art of the comic book in every day life

Escondido police dispatcher coordinates rescue of man stranded at sea

Being that Escondido is an inland city it would be virtually unheard of for the Escondido Police/Fire Communication center to handle a 911 call for stranded boater. However, that is exactly what happened on July 14 when Dispatch Supervisor Christina Ebert coordinated the rescue of a man stranded on a cap­sized boat. Around 1:15 PM a father in Escondi­do received […]

All-Star Experience/Game hits a homer with this writer

It can come in handy to have a rela­tive who has some connections when it comes to Major League Baseball. As a result, my younger brother was able to score a pair of tickets to the 87th All-Star game held at Petco Park last week. I must confess that I was not only a bit moved but somewhat overwhelmed when […]

EPD officers help mourn Dallas deaths

Sgt. Shannon Murphy and Sgt. Janice Kolhof who attended the Dallas PD services as representatives of the Escondido Police Department. Repre­sentatives from police departments all over the country attended to help mourn the deaths of the five officers.

On the Menu

Posole Rojo Soup

I enjoy trying different countries’ cuisines. As you have seen over the past year with my On The Menu, I try to keep a variety on my dinner table each week so that my family can experience many flavors. I love soup. Soup is so filling, comforting and comes in so many different flavors. This week I created Posole Rojo […]

Escondido PD to host voluntary alcohol-server class

City’s bars, restaurants getting face-to-face invitations

An Escondido police officer and a local nonprofit’s employees are visit­ing local bars and restaurants to hand- deliver invitations for an alcohol server training and encourage the businesses to send their workers to the free class. The police department, nonprofit North Inland Community Prevention Program and the state Alcoholic Bev­erage Control will host the voluntary training from 11 a.m. to […]