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 […]

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 – […]


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 […]


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