2016-09-22 E-Edition

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, […]

Cake Wars’ Escondido winner

Escondido baker wins first prize on Food Network’s Cake Wars

Longtime Escondido resident Linda Caro, owner of Little Hunnys Cakery, recently won first place on the Foot Network’s “Cake Wars.” She won for a chocolate cake, with peanut butter, butter cream frosting topped with chopped bananas. If you go looking around Escondido’s bakery district (don’t, because there isn’t one) you won’t find Little Hunnys Cakery because Caro is currently working […]

‘Setting the record straight’ Wrestling with the truth

Around 2,000 years ago an ineffably surreal conversation took place in a courtroom. The defendant made the claim to be the leader over a kingdom that was not of the earthly realm. He went on to say that the reason why he came into the world was to testify to the truth and that everyone who was of the truth […]

Farmers Market moves to Heritage Park

The Tuesday Certified Farmer’s Market on Grand Avenue, operated by the Escondido Arts Partnership, will be moving to a new location. Beginning on Tuesday, September 27, the Farmer’s Market will be held at the Heritage Garden at Juniper and Grand, as well as on Juniper Street between Grand Avenue and Valley Parkway. This new location will bring greater exposure of […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Craft fair October 7 The Artisans of the First United Methodist Church will be holding its 20th Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Friday, October 7 (1:30 to 8 p.m.), Saturday, October 8, (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and Sunday, October 9, (8:30 a.m. to noon), at 341 S. Kalmia St., Escondido. The fair will have handcrafted gift items for Halloween, […]


Celebrate the Autumn Equinox

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox at Escondido’s Terra Madre Gardens, 9928 Protea Gardens Rd. Escondido, CA 92026 Terra Madre Garden’s provides some words to celebrate this time of year: “Autumn Equinox is a special time when the sun enters 0 degrees reflecting the energy of cosmic balance. It represents the equilibrium of Masculine & Feminine, Day & Night, Darkness & Light. […]


In our September 15 article about Douglas Shultz, candidate for Escondido City Treasurer, we incorrectly stated that he was “born and raised” in Escondido. He was actually born outside of the city but was raised here from the age of 2. We regret the error.

A Roadmap of Priority

Tired of sitting in backlogged traffic on the I-15 or just trying to get your kids to school and then to work? California’s population has almost doubled since the 1970s, but our highway system has not kept pace and must be upgraded to keep our people moving and our economy humming. That is why our caucus introduced a nine-point, $6.6 […]