2016-11-10

2016-11-10 E-Edition

Meadowbrook Village cuts ribbon for new facility



The official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new memory care and skilled nursing building, The Oasis, for the Meadowbrook Village Christian Retirement Community in Escondido was held Thursday, November 3 at 3 p.m. Members of the local community including Escondido Councilmembers Ed Gallo and John Masson, representatives for County Supervisor Dave Roberts and Duncan Hunter and members of the Escondido […]

Dixon Lake Closed to Anglers on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1



Dixon Lake will be closed to anglers on Wednesday and Thursday, November 30 and December 1 to maintain the trout stock prior to the 38th Annual Dixon Lake Trout Derby.  There will be no fishing from either the shore, the piers or from boats.   Day use areas and the campground will remain open, and the concession stand will continue to […]

Ask the Vet

~ Question: Can physical therapy help my pet and what does it involve?

Whether you’ve ever had physical therapy or not, you probably know of its importance. The purpose is to help restore function, reduce pain, and hopefully provide a structural function that will help guard against future injury. Human medicine has long regarded physical therapy as an essential adjunct of care. Animal Rehabilitation (AR), as it is officially called in California, is […]

‘Doctor Strange’— Cumberbatch finds a blockbuster role that suits him



Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is the latest superhero to be added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Prior to becoming a superhero, he’s a lot like Tony Stark: an arrogant genius who coasts through life on incredible talent without really pushing himself beyond his comfort zone. Strange is a surgeon who gets in a car accident and loses use of […]

‘Whose Live Anyway?’ to return to Center Nov. 12



The California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) will host the return of “Whose Live Anyway?” for what looks to be another sold out show at the Concert Hall on Saturday, November 12. Audiences will join the cast from the Emmy-nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” for a night of unforgettable improv comedy and song. Tickets are […]

Sabers regroup nicely, sweep three-game series from Fresno



After a brisk start to their season, the San Diego Sabers had hit an undeniable rough patch. Coming into this past weekend’s three-game series with the visiting Fresno Monsters, the Sabers had dropped five straight games. But a bit of context must be provided. Oh sure, losing is always a bummer but all of the aforementioned setbacks had come at […]

Local Election Results



Classical demonstrates unrelenting force in victory against EC



Friday night Classical Academy fans witnessed a huge victory against their rival, Escondido Charter High, 35-6. While both teams managed some incredible plays, running back Ty Patterson proved unstoppable for the EC defense. His 318 rushing yards dictated the game’s offensive strategy. Aggressively upping their rushing attack on seemingly every series, the Caimans with senior Caleb Moen at quarterback were […]

City Council looks at new Grape Day Park concept



The Escondido City Council October 19 directed Manager Graham Mitchell and city staff to further explore the feasibility of relocating and expanding the Escondido Public Library within an envisioned expansion of Grape Day Park and to issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to public/private partnership companies with New Market Credit experience. Note: The New Markets Tax Credit Program was created […]


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