2016-08-25 E-Edition

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 […]

Five candidates vie for city treasurer

Five candidates have filed to run for the City Treasurer’s position that is currently held by longtime Treasurer Ken Hugins, who declined to run for reelection. The candidates are Ryan T. Clark, an engineering manager and entrepre­neur; Robroy R. Fawcett, an attorney; Blaise J. Jackson, School Board Presi­dent/ Attorney; Douglas W. Shultz, Financial Analyst/Businessman; and John W. Trudell, Certified Public […]

“War Dogs”: two ordinary guys become arms dealers

“War Dogs” tells the story of two guys who use underhanded tactics to achieve the American Dream, live large, and destroy themselves. It is based on a real-life incident that has not been brought to screen before, but still seems awfully familiar. The characters themselves love “Scarface” and compare their story to it at every opportunity. It also has a […]

Treasurer-Candidate Clark:

‘I’m not really a political type person’

Ryan T. Clark never planned to run for the Escondido treasurer’s office. An hour after the filing deadline passed and longtime incum­bent Ken Hugins hadn’t filed for reelection, that added five days to the deadline, giving pos­sible new candidates the chance to run. When that first dead­line passed Clark was asked if he would con­sider running. “I’m not really a […]

The Center museum to feature a once obsolete medium in “Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics”

The Museum at the California Cen­ter for the Arts, Escondido will present the ancient art of encaustic (hot wax) in “Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics” from Saturday, Septem­ber 24 – Sunday, November 13. The exhibition features this once obsolete medium that is now recog­nized both for its exquisite beauty and versatility. The artists featured in “Heated Ex­change: Contemporary Encaustics” approach the […]

Escondido to host 30-megawatt battery

New battery projects will be located at SDG&E substation sites

will be one of two lo­cations in San Diego County where SDG&E will be installing the large- scale storage batteries. The Escondido substation located at 571 Enterprise St. will be the site of a 30-megawatt storage unit. The construction process has already begun and should be com­pleted by January. The California Public Utilities Com­mission (CPUC) August 18 approved a proposal […]

Welk Theatre to produce ‘Sweet Charity’ in September

The Welk Theatre will open “Sweet Charity” on September 2. Directed and choreographed by San Diego veteran Ray Limon the show is headed by Natalie Nucci as Charity with a cast from San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles. Limon has a definite flair for Bob Fosse choreography and his attention to detail promise a spectacular version of this rarely […]

Nerd Con is bigger and better than ever at the Center this weekend

Featuring special guests all three days, Nerd Con is planning its biggest and best convention yet, starting this weekend at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Escondido’s main venue for the arts is once again being transformed into a retreat for all things nerdy. Friday night is all about the preview party: pickup badges and enjoy the live entertainment. […]

Patriots taking the Coastal route

A new era is dawning at Orange Glen. The times they are a changin’! An important and seemingly far-reaching move has been made. Not only does this involve the OG football program but it will reverberate throughout the entire athletic program as well. In a nutshell, the Patriots have left the North County Conference and the Valley League in exchange […]