2016-11-03 E-Edition

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Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

I finally felt chilly last night as I had my window cracked open at my home for some fresh air. That wonderful moment where you can finally feel Fall has arrived, is so refreshing. During this time of the year as well, so comes the cold and flu season. What is the best soup when you are sick? Really any […]

Local high school football scoreboard

Calvin Christian – Coming off a bye week, the 7-0 Crusaders look to complete a perfect regular season when they hit the road to take on Calvary Christian Academy. With a prolific offense that is averaging 49 points a game, the Crusaders should be more than a handful for the 3-6 Royal Knights. Two-way stars Matt Lafler and Wes Salzman […]

Evelyn Leona Ratzlaff Plett, 97, was longtime Escondido resident

Evelyn Plett, a member of the greatest generation, was born on Feb. 21, 1919, near the Little Arkansas River in Kansas. She died peacefully in her home on October 25, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was the fourth of five children born to Kathryn and Henry Ratzlaff, devout Mennonites. As an infant she fell victim to the swine […]

Winona Cataline 1918 – 2016, was longtime Escondido resident

Nova Winona Thomas Cataline, age 97, of Centerfield, died October 27, 2016 in Centerfield, Utah. She was born December 14, 1918 in Solmervell County, Texas a daughter of John C. and Bessie Bedwell Thomas. She graduated from Calipatria Union High School, Class of 1936. She married Eugene Cyrus Major, August 14, 1938 in Yuma, Arizona. They were later divorced. She […]

‘Setting the record straight’

As of the print-date of this paper, we have 21 days until Thanksgiving! (Pause and allow heart-rate to go back down to normal.) Since this is the time of year that our lives start to get really busy – as if we weren’t busy enough – I thought it fitting to encourage us all to be in a state of […]

Methodist Church to host free pipe organ concert November 20

Sunday November 20, First United Methodist Church of Escondido invites the public to attend a free pipe organ concert by Dr. Michael D. Munson on the church’s Simpson/Blackington III/38 pipe organ. The concert, part of the church’s 2016– 2017 Music Series, will be held in the Church Sanctuary at 3:30 p.m., and will consist of works by Bach, Bossi, Briggs, […]


Escondido Entertainment/Events Thursday, November 3rd - Wednesday, November 9th

Thursday November 3 Open Mic Night at Kettle Coffee and Tea.119 East Grand Avenue Escondido, CA92025Check out Open Mic Night at Kettle everyThursday from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, signups at 5:30 PM. Bring your original talent(no covers) to Kettle! Live on the Lanai at Vintana1205 Auto Park Way Escondido 6-pm-9pmLocated at the Penthouse level of the Centre at Lexus […]

Accretive and Lilac Hills Ranch are not going away

Although the residents of Valley Center and ultimately the county who fought off the attempt by the Accretive Group to shatter the General Plan with its 1,746-unit Lilac Hills Ranch are rightly celebrating their stunning victory, they had better keep their powder dry. I almost said, buy more ammunition, but I forgot, we can’t do that anymore. Czarist Russia had […]

County to spray for Travel-related Zika Case

County to Hand-spray Escondido Neighborhood in Travel-related Zika Case County Vector Control crews plan to hand-spray an Escondido neighborhood to kill invasive Aedes mosquitoes and prevent them from potentially spreading the Zika virus after finding them near a person who contracted Zika outside the country. Vector Control plans to hand-spray the area Thursday, November 10th weather permitting. The area to […]