Local High School Football Scoreboard

Calvin Christian 38 – Foothills Christian 24 The Crusaders go on an offensive tear as they capture their opener. Junior Dan­iel Esquerra leads the way with 111 yards rushing and a touchdown. Sophomore Wesley Salzman is also a force on the ground (106 yards, 1 TD). Senior wideout Jordan Thomsen parlays his three catches into 64 yards and a score. […]

Women In California Legislature

When I was elected to the Assembly in 2012, I was the 136th woman to ever have served in California’s Legislature. Women first received the right to vote in California in 1911, and in 1918 Esto Broughton, Grace Dorris, Elizabeth Hughes and Anna Saylor became the first women elected to the State As­sembly. Since then, 147 women have been elected […]

Unfettered and Unfiltered: Jim Tal’s Takes

With your permission and indulgence, allow me to brainstorm a bit and express some opinions on a variety of sports- related topics. Sorry, but SDSU’s opening game 31-0 win over New Hampshire doesn’t even register. Beating up on a cupcake counts for next to zilch. We’ll find out a lot more about Rocky Long’s squad when they take on a […]

Daley Ranch offers four hikes in September

All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also available at http:// www.escondido.org and www.visi­tescondido.com. Note that […]

Firefighters extinguish refuse fire

Saturday night at 9:09 p.m. Escondido Fire units responded to a re­ported refuse fire in the hanger at Escondido Disposal trash transfer station located at 1044 W Washington Ave in Escondido. Upon arrival the firefighters found a large pile of trash burning inside the hanger with the fire sprinkler system holding the fire in check. Fire units extinguished the fire […]

2/3 of San Diego roads need repairs

If you spend much time driving on local roads, this news may not be much of a surprise to you. However, it does confirm what many motorists have known for years now: our roads stink! Two thirds of the roads in the San Diego region are in need of repair, and the average motorist in the region loses nearly $1,900 […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Queen Califia’s magical circle opens this Saturday Weather permitting, Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park (3333 Bear Valley Parkway) will be open to the public this Saturday, Sep­tember 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. Queen Califia docents will be on site to answer questions. Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is the only American sculpture garden and the last major […]

Palomar Health offers flu-shot clinics

Flu season is quickly approaching and Palomar Health will begin its an­nual Seasonal Influenza Community Vaccination Clinics in September, at locations throughout North County San Diego, parts of the City of San Diego and North Inland San Diego County. The clinics will be offered from Sep­tember 11 through January 12. Each year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) (www.cdc.gov) rec­ommends […]


The Police blotter is taken from the EPD website. The headlines are ours.

AMBULANCE VS. MOTORCYCLE August 21 at about 12:10 p.m., dis­patch received a call of a collision be­tween an Escondido Fire Paramedic vehicle and a motorcycle at Auto Park Way and Mission Road. The driver of the motorcycle suffered non-life threatening injuries and was trans­ported to Palomar Medical Center. The collision caused the Sprinter train to be stopped temporarily as both […]

Candidate forum will focus on environmental issues

Tommy Hough, president of the San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action will moderate a panel consisting of several local politicians who are running for office Saturday, September 17, 2-4 p.m. at the Vista Public Library The focus will be on climate change related issues and initiatives that will be on the November ballot. The North County Climate Change Alliance […]

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