2016-08-25 E-Edition

Helping our seniors

According to the US Census Bureau, by 2030, one in five Americans is pro­jected to be 65 and over. Since seniors make up such a large segment of Dis­trict 75, my office is continuously in­volved in reaching out to the senior community to provide valuable infor­mation and hands-on assistance. We share valuable resources on Se­nior Safety tips and how to […]

City council modifies sign ordinance

The Escondido City Council August 17 adopted a modification to the city’s signage ordinance that will allow the Escondido Auto Park Association to install a larger and more modern en­trance sign to the Auto Park—a sign that is visible to motorists along I-15. Bill Martin, director of community development, told the council that this type of sign (regional market sign) […]


A visit back in time to 1952

There was a time when you could buy virtually anything needed or find some form of entertainment without leaving the confines of Grand Avenue right here in downtown Escondido. That’s right; anything from a sack of groceries to a new automobile; or en­joy a movie or sit in on a poker game. All in about a six-block area. We had […]

Motorcyclist dies from bridge fall

A Temecula motorcyclist died Tuesday, August 16 after his motorcycle fell from a freeway bridge onto a city street. Ryan Meyers, 31, was splitting lanes in morning traffic on southbound I-15 near where it intersects Hwy 78, when he sideswiped a car that was in the midst of a lane change. He lost control of his vehicle and went over […]

Teen Book Club discusses ‘Powerless’ by Tera Lynn Childs

Escondido Public Library’s Bur­ritos & Book Club for teens, ages 13 to 18, meets on Saturday, September 10, in the Turrentine Room from 1– 2:30 p.m. “Powerless,” by Tera Lynn Childs, is the selected title and cop­ies are available for checkout at the Library’s Information Desk or can be reserved using the Library’s online catalog at library.escondido.org. Students at Escondido […]


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Last catfish plant has been made at Wohlford

The last catfish plant of the season has been made at Lake Wohlford: 1,000 lbs of Channel Catfish Friday on August 19. The next plant will be trout in De­cember. Water temperature: At surface 80.42 f., 5.88 D.O. @ 10’ 79.88 f., 5.44 D.O. Water level: Low level, private wa­ter craft are currently banned. To protect Wohlford from invasive exotic […]

Local businesses sought for “Job Shadow Day”

Attention North County Businesses: Love your job? Share it with a student. The business community of Escondido and neighboring cities has the opportu­nity to inspire high school youth to become successful workers in the future. On October 27, Escondido Education COMPACT will coordinate its annual Job Shadow Day. One hundred and fifty Escondido high school students will have the opportunity […]

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 […]