2016-08-25 E-Edition

Chili’s helps support the Elks National Foundation

Elks Lodges, working in conjunc­tion with Chili’s Restaurants in San Diego County, are sponsoring a fun­draiser for the Elks National Founda­tion October 10 and 11, from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.. With each event flyer presented at the time of purchase, Chili’s will do­nate 15% of their event day sales back to the Elks National Foundation. Taking the lead in […]

Capital Campaign makes relocation a reality!

This article is reprinted courtesy of the San Diego County Farm Bureau. This year marks another milestone in San Diego County Farm Bureau histo­ry. With an eye to the future, the current Board of Directors recognized the need to move the headquarters to a facility that would better serve the needs of our members. Part of the vision, central to […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Firearm safety course offered September 11 A monthly 3 hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already own, a handgun. The class is offered Sunday, Septem­ber 11 from 2–5 p.m. at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford. Partici­pants learn the basics of handguns, home firearm safety […]

Pork Shank Osso Bucco Crockpot Style

Have you ever had that amazing meal at a restaurant where all you want to do is figure out how to cre­ate it at home? I know I have! My amazing friend Jennifer and I had this mouth-watering Pork Shank Osso Bucco at a restaurant that we went to and have literally been trying to figure out for months. I […]

City eases water restrictions

On August 17, 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 approach […]

“Old Escondido” residents worried about tree loss

A man speaking before the Escon­dido City council on August 17 ex­pressed the concern of many residents of the “Old Escondido” section of town over the large number of trees that have been removed in order to re­pair sidewalks. A resident, Tom Purl, told the coun­cil, “There’s been some turmoil from some residents of old Escondido re­garding the downing of […]


Sip Wine & Beer recently had a suc­cessful inaugural tasting event with over 35 people in attendance. Sip will have the Niven Family Estates onsite August 31 from 6 ­– 9 p.m. Known as a premier winery in Northern California, Niven Family will showcase six varietals from their wine collection. The cost is $30 and includes six tastings and unlimited […]

Letter to the Editor: Roynon Museum of Earth Science and Paleontology

We would like to express our appreciation to our friends at the Times Advocate for the times they have featured something about our museum within their pages. The first time was a full article about our opening, our mission, and our goals. We loved the article and evidently so did many residents around the area. Our staff and volunteers have […]

Pet of the Week

Dupree has too many wonderful qualities to mention. With his sweet, soulful eyes, Dupree can easily melt any humans heart within a matter of min­utes. He is described as a gentle soul who is house-trained and very easy to walk on a leash. He likes to play ball, loves the kiddie pools and rolls on his back with happy abandon […]