2016-08-18 E-Edition

Times-Advocate Shorts

Chamber morning mixer Aug. 26 Good Morning Escondido August networking breakfast will meet Fri­day, August 26, 7:15 a.m. at a new lo­cation, Marie Callender’s 515 W 13th Ave., Escondido. Cost for members is $13 and $20 for non-members. The breakfast is a great opportunity to make new contacts and build rela­tionships. Raffle prizes are welcomed. Guest speaker will be Escondido’s […]


New taco shop on Washington Avenue Mariscos Germán, a popular food truck in San Diego County, has also opened a small restaurant in Escon­dido at 251 W Washington Ave. If you look on Yelp you’ll already see quite a few positive reviews for the new es­tablishment. Many of the comments mention the taco shop’s fish tacos. The editor of this […]

Mingling at Cocina Del Charro

By KATHY MACKENZIE Dozens of members and guests attended the Escondido Chamber “Business after 5 Mixer” last Thurs­day at the Cocina Del Charro res­taurant. Many enjoyed the excellent Mexican food buffet as they got to know each other and learn about each other’s products and services. This event provides a relaxed and fun atmosphere to network. Make plans now to […]

She never missed a day of work

Tiffany Ortmeier, a resident of the Country Club Drive area of Escondido, brought to our attention Dorothy Glum, who worked at the 7-11 on Country Club Drive for 16 years without missing a day. According to Ortmeier “She has worked there for 16 years and makes every­one’s day better by being there. Our 7-11 is used by our community and […]

Bordman brings positive vibe to Escondido HS football

If you spend anytime around first- year Escondido High School head football coach Jud Bordman, it’s hard not to get a bit revved up, even when you don’t play for him. Damn, I almost asked him where I could grab a helmet and what time practice began? I jest, but only slightly. You see Bordman has a presence about him. […]

Escondido college students recognized

The following Escondido stu­dents attending college and uni­versities all over the country were recognized recently. Nearly 250 University of Dallas students were named to the Honor Roll for earning a semester GPA of 3.0-3.49. Four of them were from Escondido: • Joseph Aglialoro• Alexander Porrello• Chanel Carter• Rachel Sutherlin The University of Dallas, locat­ed in a Texas metropolitan area of […]

Survivors seek forever homes

Chaz, Prince, Mattie and Molly are very lucky to be alive. For being only nine weeks old, they’ve already beaten the odds. Several weeks ago, Suzanne and Jack Hawthorne, Valley Center resi­dents and owners of Tool Shed Equip­ment in Escondido, lent their boat to their friends. Unbeknownst to them, a feral cat had given birth to five kittens under the […]

Last catfish plant of the summer will be Aug. 19

The last catfish plant of the summer at Lake Wohlford will be 1,000 pounds on August 19. The most recent plant was 1,000 pounds on July 22. To protect Wohlford from invasive ex­otic Quagga mussels, there is still a ban on private watercraft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels. Re­stricted equipment includes private boats, canoes, kayaks, float […]

City of Escondido Eases Water Restrictions

On August 17, 2016, the Escondido City Council voted to ease water restrictions from a Response Level 2 to a Response Level 1- Water Shortage Watch Condition. The approval removes the three days per week, seven minutes per station outdoor watering restrictions that had been in place since June 2015.  Recent changes to state mandates now allow for a flexible […]