2016-09-22 E-Edition

Mercado de Mezcal at KAABOO

The Escondido based business is featured in its own lounge at KAABOO 2016

San Diego’s KAABOO is not only known for music and comedy. It features a great deal of talented culinary artists from around the country competing to wow the masses with original cuisines along side local brewers and distillers that create unique flavors that make San Diego county a major hub for tantalizing tourism. Among these talents was featured Escondido’s very […]

Rincon expecting big crowd Thursday for sewer expansion meeting

A meeting of the Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District Thursday evening is expected to draw a crowd from residents unhappy about possible development that a proposed sewer expansion could enable. Earlier this month Rincon sought public comment on a sewer master plan, and it certainly seems like it will get it on Thursday night — although not so much […]

‘Blair Witch’: Can’t be scary to save its life

For better or worse, 1999’s “The Blair Witch Project” pretty much invented the “found footage” style of filmmaking that we see so often these days, usually in horror movies. The film made $140 million on a budget of $60,000 thanks to its unprecedented style and a wily internet marketing campaign. This success led to a plethora of knockoffs, sometimes as […]

Candidates give their pitches in first forum of season

The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) Monday hosted a candidate’s forum for seven seeking the club’s endorsement. The candidates who attended the luncheon meeting at Cocina del Charro included: . Escondido City Council – District #3, Joe Garcia; . Escondido City Treasurer – Robroy Fawcett and Douglas Shultz; . Escondido Union High School District – Trustee Area #4 – Dane White; […]

Center to host Big Head Todd and the Monsters Sept. 2

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will host platinum-selling artists, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, as they join forces with three second generation blues stars on Thursday, September 29, for a special presentation of Big Head Blues Club Featuring Big Head Todd & The Monsters With Mud Morganfield, Billy Branch, and Ronnie Baker Brooks Presents: The Songs of […]

5k run will be part of Grape Day event

The Sunrise Rotary’s major fundraiser, the Grape Day 5K run will be held Saturday, October 1, in conjunction with the Grape Day Festival at Grape Day Park. It will benefit the National Muscular Sclerosis Society, Pacific South Coast Chapter. The events are separate, but the Rotary has always held it during the festival in the hopes that the 5K would […]

Game of the Week

Offensive explosion keys San Pasqual’s rivalry win over Orange Glen

No one could have imagined that the “Battle of Bear Valley Parkway,” waged between Orange Glen and San Pasqual high schools, would turn into an offensive blitzkrieg that would very nearly short circuit the scoreboard. By the time the game had reached its rather amazing end, 93 points had been rung up and a stunning number of six touchdowns had […]

MAGEC to bring back 2nd Saturday Art Walk

MAGEC is reviving the second Saturday Escondido Arts and Cultural Experience after several years’ absence. The first one will be held October 8. MAGEC, which stands for (Museum & Arts, Growing Escondido Culture) is reviving what used to be known as the Escondido Second Saturday Art Walk. Escondido’s thriving museums and arts community have come together in an informal group […]

Crusaders on a mission to repeat as champs

Inarguably, one of the toughest things to do in prep sports is to win a championship. What’s even harder is trying to defend one. And that’s the position the Calvin Christian football team finds itself in as the 2016 season unfolds. After a dominating 68-8 win over The Rock in the Division 6 (Eight-Man) CIF title game of last year, […]