2016-09-08 E-Edition

Safari Park seeks volunteers

San Diego Zoo Safari Park is looking for volunteers to serve as information ambassadors or work in some of the Safari Park’s gardens. Volunteer ambassadors greet visitors, answer questions at information booths and assist with special events. The 1,800-acre Safari Park is located in San Pasqual Valley near Escondido. Applicants must be age 18 or older and agree to volunteer […]

Escondido library has resources to help kids with homework

The Escondido Public Library has a multitude of resources to help students with their homework. But first you need to get a library card. You can get an online services card to access resources from home. Better yet, visit the library and get a full service card to check out other great resources, including books, DVDs, and more. A parent […]

Meet the mayor at town hall meeting

Talk to the mayor of Escondido, Sam Abed, in a less formal setting than regular city council meetings, when he holds the 12th of his Town Hall meetings Wednes­day, September 21, 4:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 201 N. Broadway. The purpose of the meetings is to al­low residents and businesses a chance to engage in […]

On the Menu

Asian Beef Short Ribs with Stir Fried Zucchini Noodles

Asian culinary cuisine is one of my favorite things to cook and I do it often! There are so many different dishes to try from each of the countries in Asia. One day, I would love to travel to Thailand and Vietnam especially someday to learn more meals and different ingredients, as well as be immersed in the culture. This […]

Community to observe 911 anniversary

The Valley Center Fire Protection District will be hosting a September 11, 2001 Patriot Day 15 year remembrance ceremony at Valley Center Fire Station 1. This will occur on Saturday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The entire Valley Center Community, members of public safety, pub­lic services, education and military veterans are invited to participate in reading the names of all […]

Chamber to host candidate forum for city elections

The Escondido Chamber of Com­merce will sponsor a candidate forum for city council and the Board of Su­pervisors Thursday, October 6, 7:15 a.m.– 9:30 a.m. at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. The candidates for Council District #3, including incumbent Olga Diaz and challenger Joe Garcia; for Council Dis­trict #4 incumbent Michael Morasco is faced by challenger Ingrid Rainey. […]

Pet of the Week

Meeko, a 5-year-old Cairn Terrier/Miniature Schnauzer, is looking for a new best friend. This adorably scruffy guy was brought in by his previous owners who were moving and could not take him with them. He was kept outside in his previous home, so he may need a little help adjusting him to life indoors. Once he’s comfortable with his new […]


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Measure B supporters go to court to quash opponents’ ballot statement

In a gutsy, high-risk throw of the dice the proponents of Measure B have gone to court — a move with potential for considerable blowback if they don’t prevail. You’d think that if you were the opponents of Measure B, the county- wide initiative that would authorize the 1,746 unit Lilac Hills Ranch along the I-15 Corridor — in effect […]

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