2016-08-18 E-Edition

~ Movie Review

‘Sausage Party’: one of the most vulgar animated movies of all time

If nothing else, there aren’t a lot of movies like “Sausage Party.” I mean this both in terms of subject matter (grocery items decide they don’t want to be eaten) and tone. It’s basically an R-rated kids’ movie. So much of it is cute and chipper and it’s presented in a silly-looking anima­tion style that screams “kid friendly.” But make […]

Spaghetti Squash with Italian Seasoned Ground Turkey and Marinara Sauce

There are so many delicious vegetables in season right now that have such a great potential for a delicious meal. I have been experimenting with Spaghetti Squash lately and have found it to be sweet, filling and as an extra bonus, good for you! I am a pasta freak. Coming from an Italian family, if you don’t like pasta and […]

Library’s reading challenge was most successful ever

“Exercise Your Mind,” Escondido Public Li­brary’s 2016 Summer Reading Challenge, conclud­ed on July 31 as the Library’s most successful sum­mer program on record. About 1,430 children, teens, and adults registered to accept this year’s challenge, designed to promote reading for fun, pleasure, and stimulation for all ages over a seven-week period. Children and teens logged more than 14,436 hours of […]


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Community members, Police celebrate Night Out Against Crime

On Tuesday, August 2, the Escondido Police Department celebrated the 33rd Annual Night Out Against Crime at Grape Day Park from 5 p.m.– 8 p.m. National Night Out is an opportunity for citizens across America to send a pow­erful message about neighborhood unity, awareness, safety, and police-commu­nity partnerships. Many members of the community turned out for the SAFE evening of […]

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 […]

Free chipping event in Escondido August 20

In collaboration with the San Diego County Fire Safe Council, the Lake Hodges Fire Safe Council in Escon­dido is hosting its 7th annual FREE chipping day on Saturday, August 20 for Escondido residents from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2255 Fe­licita Rd. in Escondido. Arrive early enough that the material can […]

WANTED: Escaped Inmate

Demetrius B. Robertson A.K.A. Demetrius Roberson 01/19/1992, 5’9”, 195 lbs., Black Hair, Brown Eyes Last seen wearing black sweatshirt and a baseball cap Be on the lookout for Demetrius B. Robertson, a.k.a. Demetrius Roberson, who escaped custody from Facility Eight, a medium security facility next to George Bailey Detention Facility in the 400 block of Alta Road in Otay Mesa. […]

Pet of the Week

Christian, a 3-year-old male Eng­lish Spot rabbit, is looking for a lov­ing home. He is a handsome, active, outgoing boy. His confident attitude can be a little bossy at times, he knows what he likes and he wants things his way. (But he is so charm­ing that you won’t mind catering to him). He would be happiest in a roomy […]