2016-08-11 E-Edition

Archaeological Center opens exhibit on Fort Guijarros

Over the weekend the San Diego Ar­chaeological Center in the San Pasqual Valley opened an exhibit on San Diego’s Fort Guijarros. The exhibit is entitled: Fort Guijarros: soldiers, Yankee whalers and fisherfolk While the history of the Presidio of San Diego is well known, Fort Guijar­ros’s past has been reduced to an ephem­eral tale. Built in 1796, Fort Guijarros was […]

School board candidate Doug Paulson:

‘My run is about giving every student what they need.’

Doug Paulson, who has taught at Orange Glen High School for about a decade, is running for the open seat in District 1 of the Escondido Ele­mentary School District, the seat just vacated by the resignation of Jose Fragozo. Friday night his supporters held a rally as he announced his candidacy on the steps of Escondido City Hall, where candidates […]

Coffee with councilwoman, Olga Diaz, Tuesday, August 23

Olga Diaz, Council Woman, District 3, will be at the Escondido Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday August 23 from 7:30 – 9 a.m. Diaz has been serving on City Council since 2008. As a self- proclaimed environmentalist, Diaz has been an advocate for revitalizing the Escondido Creek. You will have an opportunity to speak with the councilwoman and get insights […]

Bear Valley Parkway widening project nears completion

The $15-million Bear Valley Parkway between Boyle Avenue and San Pasqual Valley Road is nearing completion. The final paving for the roadway is scheduled for this week. Remaining work in August will be to complete paving and striping, energize the new traffic signal at the Bear Valley Park­way/ Boyle Avenue intersection, and com­plete the landscaping and irrigation. According to County […]

Diego Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates cultures and community with the 2016 Escondido Roots Series

August program celebrates Puerto Rico, August 20

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) is in the fourth year of the Escondido Roots Series. This series is part of the museum’s mission to celebrate and educate chil­dren and adults about different world cultures in our community. The fourth program of the year is Saturday, August 20 from 2-4 p.m. and will highlight Puerto Rico. This event will feature […]

Escondido voters will help determine future of Lilac Hills Ranch

Now the fate of the 1,743-unit Lilac Hills Ranch on 608 acres belongs to the voters — of the entire County. Voters in Escondido will have a say in whether the development that is just on the periphery of its sphere of influence is built. So will voters in Carlsbad, El Cajon, Del Mar and the city of San Diego. […]

Pet of the Week

Name: PepperAge: 7 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: Domestic Short HairID #: 201109Adoption Fee: Priceless(fee waived) Pepper, a 7-year- old Domestic Short Hair, is looking for her new best friend. Since entering the shelter, Pepper has been a complete lovebug! She can be a little shy when first meeting someone, but she loves to give a quiet meow to say hello […]

New exhibit at museum

What big teeth you have! The Roynon Museum of Earth Science & Paleontology has a new exhibit, and it’s scary! If you think this is the Raptor from the Jurassic Park movies, it certainly looks similar, but it’s not the same animal. Meet the Deinonychus, who lived 145 million years ago in the Mid-western United States. To find out more, […]

On the Menu

Roasted Cauliflower Leek Soup with Pancetta and Parmesan

Gorgeous, vibrant and fragrant vegetables are in season right now every­where! I usually get my vegetables for the week at the local Farmers Mar­kets around the county. Whether you are going to the Valley Center Farm­ers Market on Thursday nights on Lilac Road or to Escondido’s Farmers Market on Tuesday evenings on Grand Avenue, there are so many delicious varieties […]

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