2016-10-06

2016-10-06 E-Edition

Daley Ranch offers seven hikes in October



Daley Ranch is offering seven hikes in October. All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also […]

Grape Day Festival

A mixture of history, family and culture

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bi-annual Grand Avenue Festival will celebrate fall



Celebrating the fall season will be the theme of this year’s Grand Avenue Festival, Escondido on Sunday October 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. For 27 years, thousands of people from all over the county have come to enjoy the historic Grand Avenue during the street fair where over 400 vendors, local entertainment, kid’s rides and international cuisine fill […]

DUI Enforcement Results



On Friday night, October 7th, officers from the Escondido Police Department participated in a DUI Saturation Patrol. Following are other results from this event:        23 traffic stops        6 Field Sobriety Tests        1 driver was arrested for DUI alcohol,        1 driver was arrested for DUI alcohol/drug combo. Drugs were found on his person.*        1 Passenger was cited […]

Jason Cestaro, don’t call your office:

The general manager of Mercedes-Benz of Escondido explains his recipe for success

Jason Cestaro, the ebullient, boyish general manager of Mercedes-Benz of Escondido, has a luxurious, spacious office — but he doesn’t spend much time in it. Instead, he is constantly on the move of the floor of this large car dealership that recently won the 2015 Mercedes-Benz “Best of the Best” Dealer Recognition Award and just a few weeks ago copped […]