2016-10-27 E-Edition

Times-Advocate Shorts

Poets INC Literary Series Nov. 6 POETS, INC (Inland North County) and the Escondido Arts Partnership will host a free monthly Literary Series Sunday, November 6, 1–3 p.m. Reception is at 12:30 p.m., with light refreshments. Open mic reading begins at 1 p.m. The program, entitled “Voices of Dissent: protest poetry, then and now,” is a fun look at past […]

Celebrate the life of Gloria C. Micale on Saturday, November 12

Gloria C. Micale, April 12, 1929 ~ September 29, 2016

Gloria Micale named each of her seven kids after saints — John, Marianne, Michael, Andrea, Paul, Tom, Teresa — hoping it might help their entry into heaven one day. Time will tell if Gloria was right. But one thing is certain. Gloria is there today. On September 29, 2016, Gloria Micale, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandma “GG” and friend, passed […]

Tamale Festival returns to Grape Day park Nov. 5

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. Cricket Wireless and Creative Artists Agency are working together to bring Lucia Libre Mexican Style wrestling to Grape Day Park and the Tamale Festival. Alex MacLachlan, chairman of the event noted […]

Cutting the ribbon for a new business

Friday the Escondido Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting of one of the city’s newest businesses, Sip, Wine & Beer at S. Orange St. Escondido The City of Escondido AV department was on hand to video tape the event for the upcoming State of the City address early next year. Mayor Sam Abed joins Sip owner Jeremy Schaeg, Chamber […]

Pet of the Week

Name: MojoAge: 7 years oldGender: Neutered maleBreed: Chihuahua mixID #: 224253Adoption Fee: $25 Mojo, a 7-year-old Chihuahua mix, is looking for a loving home. This tiny boy may be a bit shy at first, but offer him a few yummy snacks and he’ll jump right into your lap for a long snuggle. Once he’s settled in, he’s a fun-loving, playful […]

Grand Tea Room celebrates ribbon cutting

Friday, October 21 many people gathered to take part in the official ribbon cutting of The Grand Tea Room located at 145 West Grand. No, it is not a new business, however, they did just join Escondido’s Chamber of Commerce and they are also celebrating their fifth anniversary. “I think that makes us a success!” owner Louisa Magoon announced to […]

‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’: 103 minutes of crass old lady jokes

Q: Why should you never perform for ghosts? A: Because they’re always saying “Boo!” This movie gets a bunch of boos out of me, and it’s not because I’m trying to scare it. Tyler Perry is back and he’s brought his alter ego Madea with him. Get ready for 103 minutes of crass old lady jokes with delusions of wisdom. […]

Center to present Midtown Men Nov. 4

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present the Midtown Men, the original cast members of the critically acclaimed Broadway hit show “Jersey Boys,” on Friday, November 4, 2016 in the Concert Hall at 7:30 pm. This high-octane musical tour de force will showcase their self-titled debut album consisting of the best music of the 1960s with a modern […]

On the Menu

Pad Thai Chicken

I have some absolute favorite places around Escondido to consume amazingly delicious Asian dishes. I try to not only perfect these dishes alone, but I talk to the owners of restaurants, chefs and Asian food store owners to help me during my quests for good authentic Asian cuisine. How else do you learn? I have learned so much just by […]