2016-11-24 E-Edition

Pet of the Week

Name: JunoAge: 8 years oldGender: Neutered maleBreed: Siberian Husky mixID #: 222807Adoption Fee: $25 Juno, an 8-year-old Siberian Husky mix, is looking for a new best friend. This beautiful boy was brought in by his previous owners because he was very nervous around the new baby in the home. Juno is a sweet, soft dog who enjoys a calm environment […]

Roberts, Gaspar race still not decided

For the first time in 30 years an incumbent member of the Board of Supervisors may be unseated. The see-saw vote counting in the race between Third District Supervisor Dave Roberts, running for a second term and his challenger, Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar is going down to the wire. Right now, it’s advantage Gaspar. At this writing Gaspar was leading […]

Panthers stop Classical 48-34 in CIF semifinals

Classical Academy’s resurgent season came to a disappointing end Friday night at Orange Glen High when visiting Horizon Christian (6-6) jumped out to 20-0 first-half lead and was never headed en route to 48-34 semifinal victory in Division V play. The setback was also the first that the No.1 seeded Caimans had suffered in well over a month after having […]

Community in Unity Dec. 1 brings city together to help the less fortunate

The 6th annual Community in Unity event will happen Thursday, December 1, 5:31 p.m.-8 p.m. at Escondido City Hall under the dome. The event combines local food and beverages from some of Escondido’s premier chefs and business along with collecting toys and pajamas for deserving children. Note: that time for event’s beginning is correct. Everything begins one minute after City […]

Crusaders fall short of perfection, lose 44-38

Calvin Christian’s terrific 2016 season came tantalizingly close to being one for the record books. But unfortunately, close doesn’t quite get it done and, as a result, the Crusaders saw their cherished goals for an undefeated campaign and back-to-back CIF championships elude them. On Friday night in a remarkable Division VI title contest that took place at Mission Bay High […]

City promotes: ‘Spend It! In Escondido’

The City of Escondido is urging local residents to spend their money in their hometown. It is promoting a buy local campaign during the holidays. In a recent release Mayor Sam Abed urged: “With the busiest shopping season of the year about to begin, this is a good time to remind residents about a community awareness campaign called Spend It! […]

– 30 – An Editor’s Notebook

ADDITIONAL JOB FOR THE CHIEF — Escondido Police Chief Craig Carter was named to the California 9-1-1 Advisory Board by Governor Jerry Brown on November 21. Carter has headed the Escondido Police Department for three years. The panel advises the Telecommunications Division of the Department of General Services on policies, practices and procedures for the California 911 Emergency Communications Office. […]

Landfill dead in Gregory Canyon

The saga of Gregory Canyon Landfill has ended. The dump is dead. The issue over whether there will or won’t be a dump at Gregory Canyon has loomed as an issue in North County for nearly three decades. In 1994 the voters of San Diego County approved of putting a dump at this site which is near the intersection of […]

Trout planting Dec. 10 at Lake Wohlford

The trout opener is three weeks away at Lake Wohlford. There are 6,000 lbs. of Nebraska Tail-Walkers scheduled for Saturday December 10, when the park will be opened all during the week again (currently it’s only open on weekends.) Park hours: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed weekdays open Weekends only) Dock closes: 4:30 p.m. Last Plant: small (undisclosed amount) […]