2016-09-29 E-Edition

Local GOP supporters watch the debate — and comment

It was a full house at Mike’s BBQ in Escondido on West Valley Pkwy on Monday night where folks gathered to watch the first of three presidential debates sponsored by the North County Conservatives (the party, not the debate itself, which was sponsored by The Commission on Presidential Debates.) The private dining room at Mike’s was filled with mostly conservatives; […]

On the Menu

Chicken Tikki Masala

I love trying different countries culinary cuisines. Indian food is so different because of the very deep, earthy seasonings that are used. Exposing ourselves to these different foods really makes us think differently about food and how to play with various flavors. I had a great question in my inbox on my On The Menu Facebook page. Hailey Sampson wrote […]

Dr. Joe Stanford announces new Escondido Choral Arts season

The Escondido Choral Arts Foundation last week announced the season performances for 2016/17. ECAF— located at the California Center for Arts in Escondido –  is comprised of two ensembles, the Center Chorale and The Center Children’s Chorus. The season opens on October 23 with a guest concert by the USC Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, who will sing choral works […]

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

Escondido City Clerk Diane Halverson reminds residents that Monday, October 24 is the last day to register to vote in the General Municipal Election to be held November 8, 2016. During regular business hours, you may register at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters or online at www.sdvote.org.  Registration cards are available at the City Clerk’s Office during regular […]

High schooler publishes his first book

Let’s say right off the bat that Michael Mboudjeka, a 14-year old freshman at Escondido Charter High School, is an impressive young man. He’s obviously very intelligent and very personable, and he has done something that few boys his age have ever done, or will ever do: written and published a book. Michael’s first book, “The Autumn Things Went Crazy” […]

Star Repertory Theatre helps to form able young people

Star Repertory Theatre is a youth based program that also does adult performances but serves to teach and guide young aspiring performers in San Diego County. Performing plays and musicals since 2012, the company has grown to range from 70-90 people. The Escondido location at 329 E Valley Pkwy has approximately 1-2 performances in their small stage area a year […]

New look Sabers poised for big turnaround

Escondido-based team plays home games at the Iceoplex

For the San Diego Sabers hockey club, last year was like a trying time in the wilderness. Many factors conspired against them to make their journey an arduous and difficult one; the necessity of a coaching change, injuries to two of their top players, a suspect defense that allowed too much rubber to be directed at the goalies and the […]

Police arrest Uber, Lyft driver on suspicion of kidnapping forcible assault

Police have arrested a 37-year-old man, Jeremy George Vague and charged him 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 21) following his arrest two weekends back. He is being held at the Vista […]

Pats stay close but lose late to tough El Cajon Valley 44-28

The tension was thick surrounding the Friday night matchup between El Cajon Valley and the host team, the Orange Glen Patriots. The Braves were looking to extend their undefeated win streak to five, while the Patriots were hoping to get back on track after a loss to their cross-town rival San Pasqual the previous week. With a stalemate taking place […]