2016-09-22

Friday Night Football Scoreboard



San Pasqual 62 – Orange Glen 31 – The Golden Eagles win the “Battle of Bear Valley Parkway” as quarterback Nick Hurst is nothing short of sensational while rushing for three scores and passing for another. For a more detailed account of this matchup, check out the T-A’s Game of the Week feature story. Escondido 19 – Serra 14 – […]

~ ESCONDIDO REFLECTIONS

Voting by districts is ‘asinine,’ and other observations on election laws

This week, I want to expound on two election-related subjects; the first of which I will be “railing.” My comments about each of these two are after the facts, but discussions about each of them occur frequently. So, at the risk of being labeled politically “incorrect,” here goes. Voting By Districts It is this contentious matter of mandatory voting by […]

Pet of the Week



Name: LilyAge: 4 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: Domestic Short HairID #: 211464Adoption Fee: $25 Lily, a 4-year-old Domestic Short Hair, is looking for a loving home. She loves to wind around her human’s legs, purr and be petted, but prefers to keep her feet on the ground. She is quite the cuddle bug and loves to snuggle. Her favorite toy […]

Escondido Public Library and Pioneer Room Friends Present Escondido’s Little Tokyo



Escondido Public Library and the Pioneer Room Friends will host Escondido’s Little Tokyo, presented by Japanese-American Historical Society of San Diego Archivist, Linda Canada, on Tuesday October 18, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. Delve into stories of the historical legacy left by Japanese immigrants who settled throughout North County San Diego from Escondido’s “East End […]

Carnival rides to be included at Grape Day Discovery Festival



Carnival rides have been added to the Grape Day Discovery Festival which will happen on October 1, 2-8 p.m. at Grape Day Park. There will be a total of three rides at the event, according to Stacey Ellison, director of the Escondido History Center. The festival is free. Bake Sale Baked goods, and especially grape pies, will be part of […]

Two car accident Friday results in fatality



A woman who attempted a left turn from S. Escondido Boulevard to southbound Centre City Parkway early Friday morning died after the collision. The road was closed to traffic for several hours. Friday morning about 4:44 officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched along with the Escondido Fire Department to the area of Centre City Parkway south of Felicita […]

COMMUNITY CALENDAR



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Celebrate freedom to read during Banned Books Week



Celebrate your right to choose what you read during Banned Books Week, September 25 – October 1, 2016 at Escondido Public Library. Banned Books Week is an annual national awareness campaign celebrating the freedom to read, and drawing attention to banned and challenged books, such as Catcher in the Rye, Harry Potter, and The Bible. During Banned Books Week the […]

On the Menu

Crock Pot Beef Bourguignon

Crock Pots are an absolute lifesaver during the week. Use and abuse your Crock pot. It is your friend. It provides comforting food when you get home from a long day at work or when you have had a long day with the kids at home. It is such a great feeling to know dinner is done and you get […]

– 30 – An Editor’s Notebook



I met some MAGEC people last week. I was invited to attend the local group MAGEC (Museum & Arts, Growing Escondido Culture), which includes representatives of Escondido’s various museums. They get together once a month and plan events, like the upcoming Second Saturday Escondido Walk, which will include a plethora of activities all over the city on October 8. For […]