2016-07-21 E-Edition


The Escondido Police blotter is taken from the EPD website. On July 4, Dispatch received a call about a 16-year-old with a warrant. The juvenile fled on foot from the responding officers and after a brief foot pursuit, the officers were able to detain the juvenile. While attempting to place the ju­venile into a patrol vehicle the subject spit at […]

California Competes Tax Credit Workshop

The California Competes Tax Credit Program has approximately $243 million in tax credits available during the 2016-17 fiscal year for businesses that want to expand in California. Learn how your business can apply for millions in available tax credits at a free workshop: When: Thursday, July 28, 2 – 3 p.m.Where: County Administration Center                    1600 Pacific Highway Room […]

Escondido Democrats discuss get out the vote strategies

Palomar Political Science Professor Emeritus Mary Anne Drinan and Re­tired University of San Diego Political Science Professor Pat Drinan presented their analysis of the California June Pri­mary at the July meeting of the Escon­dido Democratic Club. Only fifty-five percent of eligible vot­ers in Escondido are registered. Con­sistent voters tend to be older, white, college-educated and more affluent. Younger people, Latinos, […]

Waldron names university “Business of the Month”

Marie Waldron, of the 75th Assembly District this week named John Paul the Great Catholic University, her July Busi­ness of the Month. In her award Waldron wrote, “This month I would like to salute John Paul the Great Catholic University, a vision­ary teaching institution located in Down­town Escondido that is having a major impact on the lives of its students […]


Newest addition at Pinup Culture Jodie Garcia, owner of Stage Door Makeup and Hair, has teamed up with Pinup Culture and Pinup Garage located at 105 E Grand Ave., in Escondido. She comes with a vast knowledge of getting you camera ready for any event. Garcia is a graduate of Paul Mitchell and has an extensive resume from the­atrical shows […]

Escondido Choral Arts Foundation announces fifth season

The Escondido Choral Arts Founda­tion has announced its fifth season. The first concert, October 23, will be the internationally recognized Univer­sity of Southern California Chamber Singers and Concert Choir performing choral works to honor Shakespeare. The Center Chorale will combine with USC for the finale to perform a special world premiere composition by Stephen Sturk. This will be performed at […]

What’s so great about Trafalgar Square

A new business graces the community, but where did the old tenants go?

Valley Parkway is loaded with great plac­es to shop and has an abundance of grocery stores and discounted shops for consumers to pick from, but Trafalgar Square is offer­ing a location that prides itself in being a little bit different from all the conventional markets available to consumers. The new building has been constructed to house a new ALDI supermarket, […]


has some good laughs

The hoopla surrounding the remake of “Ghostbusters” will be remembered more than the movie itself. Many fans were opposed to the idea of touching the 1984 comedy classic. A small-but-unnerving section of these fans were opposed to the idea of remaking the film with female leads. These idiots got so vocal that they seemed to speak for all detractors of […]

Supporting the police

Wednesday afternoon about 50 residents congregated near the Escondido City Hall to show their support for law enforcement.

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