2016-11-10 E-Edition

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Italian Arancini Balls

Growing up in an Italian and Dutch home, my family ate a ton of pasta, bread and rice. I love rice. I have experimented with cauliflower rice a lot lately in fact. It has great texture that mimics rice and takes on flavors you add. This recipe uses a special rice called Arborio and is used because it sticks together […]


Escondido Entertainment/Events

Thursday, November 3rd – Wednesday, November 9th Thursday November 10 Business After Five Networking Event5:00 pm – 7:00 pmBlack Angus 296 E. Via Rancho ParkwayEscondido, CA 92025 760-489-8420Business After 5 is a social/networking eventevery second Thursday of the month! It givesyou the chance to visit a host business andnetwork with other Escondido Chamber members. At Business After 5, you will […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Queen Califia’s magical circle open this Saturday Weather permitting, Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park (3333 Bear Valley Parkway) will be open to the public this Saturday, November 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. Queen Califia docents will be on site to answer questions. Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is the only American sculpture garden and the last major […]

Police retirees try out training simulator

On October 27 Chief Craig Carter hosted the Escondido Police Department Retiree group at the Escondido Police Department. The group of retired sworn officers usually meets the last Thursday of each month as a way to stay in touch, share old stories, and get updated on latest happenings at EPD. Chief Carter invited the group to experience the new training […]

Pet of the Week

Name: LillianAge: 8 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: AmericanStaffordshire TerrierID #: 221540Adoption Fee: $25 Lillian, an 8-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier, is looking for a loving home to call her own. At just under 40-lbs, this little girl is the perfect size for just about any family. After she was found as a stray, Lillian has impressed her caregivers will her perfect […]

Escondido veteran talks about managing an ag business

Some military veterans are entrepreneurs and others are current students, and even singers and songwriters. Some work in the nonprofit sector, others work to ensure fellow veterans can access needed services. Colin Archipley, an Escondido resident, is one of those entrepreneurs. As founder and CEO of Archi’s Acres, he’s working to train veterans on how to manage an agricultural business […]

Local author issues Revere-type literary warning

A longtime Escondido resident, Rick, Elkin, has written a book that is as much as literary Paul Revere type “liberty bell” warning as it is a political commentary. By day, Elkins designs and remodels kitchens. By night, he writes books. His first one is entitled “Turn Right at Lost: Recalculating America.” Recognizing that the country was headed off course, he […]

Tamale Festival

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 […]