2016-11-10 E-Edition

First United Methodist Church to host 29th annual Bethlehem Walk Dec. 9

Local congregation tells the living story of Christ’s birth in a renowned holiday tradition

The First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Escondido will host the 29th annual holiday tradition of Bethlehem Walk on December 9 to 11 at 341 South Kalmia Street in Escondido, Calif. Free to the public, Bethlehem Walk invites visitors to experience a re-creation of the traditional birthplace of Jesus. Bethlehem Walk is set in the time of Caesar Augustus, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

‘Setting the record straight’

I’m typing out this issue on Monday November 7, 2016, the day before the historic presidential election. I have no idea who the next president of the United States will be. With all that’s going on, how could one make a solid prediction? There is one thing I am assured about though: Roughly half of our nation will be elated […]

Tamale Festival

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 […]