2016-10-13 E-Edition


The Veterans Corner is a monthly column prepared by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1513 for The Times-Advocate. Wall of courage- sign of character On the first Saturday morning of every month, a group of veterans and friends gathers to clean the Wall of Courage in Escondido’s Grape Day Park. The unassuming memorial, consisting of three walls and […]

Pet of the Week

Name: AmazonAge: 7 months oldGender: Neutered maleBreed: Border Collie/Labrador mixID #: 217573Adoption Fee: $95 Amazon, a 7-month-old Border Collie/ Labrador mix, is just bursting with love and enthusiasm to share with his new family. This handsome boy is a whiz with his trainers – some may even call him a genius but we don’t want him to get a big […]

City to host Wellness Expo Saturday

The City of Escondido’s Senior Center will host the 10th Annual Community Wellness Expo on Saturday, October 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Designed to “Enrich the Lives of Older Adults and Their Families,” the Community Wellness Expo will provide valuable health/wellness information and resources. This free community expo is open to all older adults and their families 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 […]

Grand Avenue Street Festival coming Sunday

At this fall’s Grand Avenue Festival, celebrate the season by participating in the Carved Pumpkin Contest and Pumpkin Costume Contest. Both are new to the festival. Celebrating the fall season will be the theme of this year’s festival, Escondido on Sunday October 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. For 27 years, thousands of people from all over the county […]

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 […]

Police and community volunteers clean up West Side neighborhood

Back in July the Times-Advocate covered an event where black community leaders and city leaders gathered for unity following the shootings that have happened this year. At that event San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman explained why this event was so important. “We need to be an example to the rest of the nation by standing together for peace in […]

‘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 […]