2016-09-15 E-Edition

Consumer protections in healthcare

We are all deeply concerned about the welfare of our families. As a wife and mother, these concerns naturally influence my legislation, as well as the bills I support. As a result, this session I was proud to lend my support to an important package of health care bills that will benefit millions of Californians. Under these new laws, patients […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Chamber “Know How” rescheduled The Escondido Chamber of Commerce’s “Chamber Know How” workshop, which had been scheduled for September 12, has been rescheduled to Monday, October 3, noon–1 p.m. at the Chamber office, 720 N Broadway, Escondido Do you know how to keep your computer safe from viruses? When was the last time your computer had a “health check-up.” Bring […]


Escondido businesses that have faded away

A vibrant city has to evolve to remain so. Change is inevitable; especially in the Southern California Sun Belt, of which Escondido is an integral part in a bursting San Diego County. As a city grows, businesses come and go; here today, gone tomorrow. It’s called progress. For the good? That sometimes is debatable. In previous essays, I’ve talked about […]


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Water district seeks public comment on master plan EIR for sewer service

The Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District (District) will prepare an environmental impact report for the Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District Master Plan (Project). The project proposes that the district expand its services to become a sewer agency, acquire the existing Harmony Grove Village Water Reclamation Facility and increase its capacity, and eliminate the need to construct two additional […]

Eyeglass World celebrates ribbon cutting

On Friday, September 9, Eyeglass World because the newest member of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. Several folks attended the ribbon-cutting event and took a tour of the entire facility including the showroom filled with thousands of frames and sunglasses, the contact lens area, the examining rooms and even the on-site lab. It’s a large facility and all new. “We’re […]

Police help a Daisy Troop

On Sunday September 4 Officer Baeder and her partner, Tosca, spent some time with Daisy Troop 4557 at the Escondido Police & Fire Headquarters. The girls were earning their “Respect Authority” badge and enjoyed a tour of the station, as well as, a K-9 demonstration.

Pet of the Week

Name: Bella Age: 7 years old Gender: Spayed female Breed: Shar Pei/American Staffordshire Terrier mix ID #: 218996 Adoption Fee: $25 Bella, a 7-year-old Shar Pei/American Staffordshire Terrier mix, is looking for a loving new family. Behind those soft eyes and gentle smile is a personality that is sure to melt anyone’s heart. Bella was recently found as a stray […]

Marion T. Blackwell

10/06/1934 - 08/28/2016

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