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 […]

Ingrid Rainey shares her vision for city council

Ingrid Rainey, candidate for city council, is running against incumbent Mike Morasco for District 4. Although they are election opponents, both have stressed that they want to run a clean campaign, without any negative statements. “I want to keep this clean and let the people decide,” Rainey said. “The best part about running for office is meeting good people.” Rainey […]

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 […]