2016-11-10 E-Edition

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 […]

Local high school football scoreboard

Calvin Christian 76 – Calvary Christian Academy 60 – In a points fest that nearly tilts the scoreboard, the Crusaders (8-0) complete a perfect regular season. CC also captures the Ocean (League) title and will take a No. 1 seed into the Division VI semifinal playoffs this Friday evening against Borrego Springs (No. 4). Matt Lafler proves to be a […]

2nd Tamale Festival attracts 12K

The 2nd annual Escondido Tamale Festival Saturday attracted as many as 12,000 attendees to eat lots of Mexican food, although a lot of that was tamales, drink, enjoy local performers and watch Mexican style professional wrestling. “The festival did great,” Alex MacLachlan, president of the Downtown Business Association (which put on the event) told the Times-Advocate. There were over 100 […]

Yvonne Gallagher, 87

Yvonne Ramona Gallagher, born October 30, 1929 in Iowa and died November 5, 2016 in Esconido. A resident of Escondido since 1960, she was active in a few square dance groups, one of which was the “Whirlaways.” She was also active in Sunday School and church at Emmanuel Faitih Community Church. She is survived by her son Norman Gallagher and […]

Support for Working Families

Working families in California face a daily struggle to make ends meet and provide their children with a home, education, food and recreational opportunities. I have championed a long list of bills to assist working families, including legislation to eliminate the sales tax for the purchase of water efficient home appliances by low income people, to expand the renter’s tax […]


HIT & RUN — On October 24 at 1:05 a.m., officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of 2nd Avenue & Juniper Street for a traffic violation. The driver fled and a pursuit ensued. The suspect lost control of the vehicle and collided with a curb at 7th Avenue and Juniper Street Before officers could arrest the suspect, he […]