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 […]


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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 […]

Ride Share Driver Arrested in Attack

‏Police have arrested a 37 year old man by the name Jeremy George Vague. Vague has been charged with suspicion of kidnapping with intent to commit robbery or rape, forcible sexual penetration and assault with intent to commit a felony. He was arraigned at the Vista Court House this past Wednesday (September 21st) following his arrest two weekends back; he […]


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

BOOKED ON DRUG CHARGES September 5, officers stopped a suspicious vehicle in the 2200 block of Felicita Avenue. The driver was on probation and subject to search. A search of her person and vehicle resulted in the discovery of over 110 grams of methamphetamine and $1,739 in cash. The female suspect was arrested and booked into the Vista Detention Facility […]

Chamber members relax on the links

Several members and their guests of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce came to relax, mingle and even swing at a few golf balls on Thursday, September 8 at the Vineyard Golf Course.