2016-10-06 E-Edition

Grape Day Festival

A mixture of history, family and culture

‘We the People’ concert to follow Grand Avenue Fair

A patriotic gathering of songs and bands and honoring first responders called “We the People” will following the Grand Avenue Street Festival on Sunday October 16, switching from that street to Grape Day Park. The plan is to start at 5 p.m. The event is being organized by Thomas Bush, director, Prayer Assist, (www.prayerassist.org) and prayer coordinator of the San […]

Many Escondido artists and stylists take part in Fashion Week San Diego

Fashion Week San Diego has been a nine-year barrier breaker in the fashion world that focuses on emerging artists from around the world as it celebrates beauty in all forms. This year it took place from September 29-October in La Jolla. Founder and Director of Fashion Week, Allison Andrews, took only what was good from the existing concept of Fashion […]

County completes Bear Valley Parkway widening project

Citizens and government officials gathered Thursday morning, September 29, at the Intersection of Birch Avenue & Bear Valley Parkway to officially open the newly-expanded Bear Valley Parkway. The $16 million construction project, which broke ground in 2014, widened the roadway to four lanes, adding bicycle lanes, sidewalks, and traffic signals. Electricity was moved underground, eliminating the use of all overhead […]

Patio Playhouse Community and Youth Theater Presents Disney’s Mulan Jr.

Patio Playhouse Community and Youth Theater will present “Disney’s Mulan Jr.,” based on the favorite Disney film, in which the Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous dragon sidekick, Mushu, to save the emperor. Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her […]

Escondido passes first parking ordinance in its history

The City of Escondido has just passed a first of its kind residential parking district ordnance this past Wednesday, September 28, by the city council. The reason for this ordnance is the over-congestion and lack of parking in Eastern Escondido from Rose down Grand Avenue to Foxdale Place. Action was taken after the Escondido Police Department’s Neighborhood Transformation Project heard […]

Prep game of the week

EC can’t stop Tri-City juggernaut, 56-6

The storyline coming into Friday’s night’s contest between Tri-City Christian (Vista) and Escondido Charter was whether the host White Tigers could find a way to either slow down or contain to some degree the high-flying Eagle offense. And that was going to be a mighty tough task considering the fact that through four games, Tri-City had averaged 47 points and […]

Treasury candidate withdraws

John W. Trudell, who is one of five candidates for Escondido treasurer on the November ballot, has announced that he is withdrawing from the race. Trudell sent out the following statement: “I made the decision to run for the office of Escondido City Treasurer to serve my community. However, since I filed my campaign papers personal issues and pending surgeries […]

Local high school football scoreboard/rundown

Calvin Christian – The unbeaten Crusaders (4-0) were idle last week but get back to business this Friday afternoon when they travel to San Pasqual Academy. Classical – After taking their bye week, the Caimans (2-3) will look to even up their overall record when they matchup with competitive Santa Fe Christian. Classical is seeking a third win in its […]