2016-08-11 E-Edition


Palomar College’s vagabond football team

For 70 years the Palomar College football team has been a vagabond, playing its home games on the area’s high school fields. It’s the only major sport that doesn’t have its own on- campus facility – and has never had since the college’s inception in 1946. There is a basketball gymnasium, a baseball field; even a swimming pool. But no […]


The Escondido Police blotter is taken from the EPD website.

FAILURE TO STOP AT SOBRIETY CHECK-POINT — On July 24, a vehicle drove through the DUI checkpoint at Lincoln Avenue & Fig Street without stopping. A traffic stop was attempted but the vehicle failed to yield. The vehicle finally yielded in the area of Mission Avenue and Ash Street. The investigation revealed the driver had a suspended driver’s license. He was […]

City temporarily shuts off water at golf course

On Thursday, August 4, maintenance workers of the Vineyard Golf Course in Escondido attempted repairs to the course’s drinking water system. After the work was completed, Vine­yard staff were concerned that the drinking water and recycled water sys­tems had been accidentally cross-con­nected during the repairs. The City of Escondido was notified and City staff confirmed the cross connection after investigation. […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Safari Highlands: Is it a Done Deal? Neysa Ely, president of the San Pasqual Valley Preservation Alliance will Speak at the August 13 meeting of the Escondido Democratic Club. In April of 2014 the Council ap­proved a study on the feasibility of building 550 homes in the San Pasqual Valley just north of the Safari Park. In August of last […]

Escondido students in college

Local woman selected for NSF cybersecurity summer research program Diana Anguiano, of Escondido was selected for an intensive summer re­search program designed to decrease the tide of cyber-attacks on people using mobile technology and social network­ing sites. Participants were recruited through a National Science Foundation grant- funded project called: REU Site: CyberSAFE@UALR: Cyber Security and Forensics Research at the University […]

‘Setting the record straight’

Pastor Stephey Belynskyj conducts confirmation classes for his church. The class begins with the display of a jar full of beans. He asks his students to guess how many beans there are, and on a big pad of paper he writes down their estimates. Then, next to those estimates, he helps them make another list: their favorite songs. When the […]

County awards $5,000 grant to support clinical training for hospice professionals

The County of San Diego Board of Supervisors last week awarded the Es­condido based Elizabeth Hospice with a $5,000 grant from the Neighborhood Reinvestment Program to support a clinical training learning lab for hos­pice professionals, that includes tradi­tional classroom training and patient care simulations. The learning lab, which resembles a patient’s home, will create a dynamic learning environment to support […]

JZ’s back to school snacks

Oh yes! It is that time of the year again. The air starts to get crisp, our kids are back to school and we as parents are back in full swing of juggling life to the fullest. School, school events, sports, birthday parties … Oh and our careers and relationships. Need I go on? Life can get crazy during the […]

County Conducting Vaccination Survey

Some local residents may be getting a call from the County Health and Hu­man Services Agency’s Immunization Program in the coming months. Residents’ responses will help the County determine how many people are up-to-date on immunizations. Eleven interviewers will be calling residents Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]