2016-10-13 E-Edition

Accomplished EC athlete does it all

If you’ve ever wondered whether it’s feasible to be good at everything, Escondido Charter High’s Jake Zimmerman might have your answer. As the varsity football team’s kicker, starting tight end and defensive back, as well as skilled safety and wide receiver, Zimmerman, in head football coach Chris Bonta’s own words, “wears so many hats.” He also demonstrates leadership qualities and […]

Police Dept. raises awareness for breast cancer and domestic violence

Escondido Police Chief Craig Carter is urging a heightened awareness of breast cancer and domestic violence during October. Nationally, October has been designated to raise awareness for two causes that affect many members of our community: Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence. Several members of the Escondido Police family have been directly affected by breast cancer, and the department lost an […]

Gravity defying Flip FabriQue to appear at Center Oct. 20

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present the spellbinding Flip FabriQue on Thursday, October 20, in the Concert Hall. This magical performance features gravity-defying aerialist techniques, masterful juggling, and swirling hula hoops, making it a remarkably entertaining event for adults and children alike. Flip FabriQue brings their celebrated show Attrape-Moi (Catch Me!) to the Center. Created in 2011 […]

Morrissey-inspired Mexrrissey comes to Center Nov. 1

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present the Morrisseyinspired ensemble Mexrrissey on Tuesday, November 1, in the Center Theater at 7:30 p.m. In advance of the show at 6 p.m., the Center hosts the free 21st Annual Dia de los Muertos festival featuring special celebratory cultural activities for the whole family. The festival also includes live music, face […]

‘Something Inside is Broken’

The first-ever multi-dimensional Native American rock opera debuts October 14 at California Center for the Arts, Escondido

In a nutshell, the central story line of creator Alan Wallace’s Something Inside is Broken tells of the Nisenan people’s encounter with John Sutter in the pre-Gold Rush years of 1840’s central California. Stories are told through rock ballads and rap, accompanied by Native flute and trumpet, as well as other traditional electric and acoustic instruments. Intended as a celebration […]

Cougars regain confidence in well-timed victory

The Escondido and Fallbrook football teams went head-to-head last Friday night in what turned out to be a showcase for the Cougars’ offensive talents. Senior running back Taveous Vazquez played a major role in this success for EHS, with plenty of effective carries and two touchdowns. Though both teams came into the encounter with 1-5 overall records, their lead up […]

Local high school football scoreboard

Calvin Christian 41 – San Pasqual Academy 8 – The Crusaders (5-0) score 34 points in the first half to put things away. QB Matt Lafler has an efficient afternoon, completing all four of his passes, one of which is a touchdown strike to wideout Jordan Thomsen. Lafler also tallies on a run. Daniel Esquerra continues to be a factor […]

Sampling the new fall menu at Bellamy’s: where farm to table means something

Bellamy’s on Grand Avenue just released their fall menu, and last week I tried some offerings. It was one of the most memorable meals I’ve had in years. The fall menu is served Monday- Saturday. It continues the philosophy of Chef Patrick Ponsaty, who keeps his hand in even though he recently opened Ponsaty’s in Rancho Santa Fe. Bellamy’s offers […]


Escondido Entertainment/Events Thursday, October 13th - Tuesday, October 18th

Thursday October 13 Business After Five Networking EventA social networking event gives youthe chance to visit a host business, introduce yourself to other EscondidoChamber members, exchange businesscards, make new business contacts, wina door prize and enjoy a cocktail andhors d’oeuvres. RSVP required at escondidochamber.org.5:00 – 7:00 p.m.Escondido Equestrian Center26002 Bear Valley Heights Road Open Mic Night at Kettle Coffee and […]