2016-10-20 E-Edition

Crusaders get challenged but second-half spurt bests SDJA 37-26

Coming into last Thursday’s night contest between San Diego Jewish Academy and host Calvin Christian, it was obvious that something had to give. Both teams were undefeated and possessed offenses that were hitting on most, if not all, cylinders. Eventually, it was the Lions (3-1) who gradually yielded but not before one heck of a battle was waged. Unquestionably, this […]

A day in the life of an Escondido police officer

Last week we showed you how the Escondido Police Department was helping in the community through the Neighborhood Transformation Project (also known as NTP) in the West Side of Escondido. This week the Times-Advocate was allowed to go on a ride-along with one of the officers of the Escondido PD — to describe a day on patrol. The ride-along occurred […]

Local high school football scoreboard

Calvin Christian 37 – San Diego Jewish Academy 26 – The Crusaders win their sixth straight and second in Ocean (League) play. CC gets pushed but comes through with a 21-point second half to outlast the Lions. Running back Wesley Salzman scores twice while rushing for 73 yards. The talented sophomore also grabs four passes for 70 more. Speedster Daniel […]

Grand Avenue Festival is a kick

Lotsa shakin’ going on at Grand Avenue Street Festival

Sunday an estimated 50,000 visited the Grand Avenue Street Festival.

Sabers avoid sweep, come up with timely 6-4 win over Las Vegas

In a clear indication that they had created a new narrative and had flushed last year’s disappointing campaign, the San Diego Sabers came out roaring this season by winning five of their first six games, all of which were contested on the road. So when the Sabers returned home to the Escondido Iceoplex for their opening home series against the […]

Escondido Tamale Festival coming to Grape Day Park

The 2nd annual Escondido Tamale Festival will come to Grape Day Park November 5, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. This free event is being sponsored by the Downtown Business Association. According to Alex MacLachlan, the president and CEO of the DBA as well as the top enchilada of the Tamale Festival, some recent news could rocket the festival into the […]

On the Menu

Shredded Chicken Chili

Here come those cool crisp nights sneaking up on us very slowly over the next few weeks. These are the nights where all you want is a nice warm meal and blanket. We all know that around this time of the year it can be easy to slip into the wonderful, unhealthy world of food. I am not a health […]

Treasurer candidate Blaise Jackson wants to give back

Blaise Jackson is one of five candidates for the office of Escondido Treasurer. A native Southern Californian, born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley, Jackson was the sixth of seven kids. Both of his parents were teachers. He attended Rio Hondo Junior College, and later UCLA, where he met his wife Theresa. They have been married 31 years. The […]

‘Setting the record straight’

I received an interesting email last week by someone who shared that his spiritual journey has taken his beliefs in a more “progressive” direction. As a result, this direction has reshaped — or entirely replaced — the tenets of his Christian faith. Although he did not specify which ones, I’m assuming that the tenet regarding the inerrancy of the Scriptures […]