2016-12-01 E-Edition

Reflecting on Our Many Blessings

~ Guest Opinion

In this season of Thanksgiving, we Americans have a great deal to be thankful for. God’s blessings and gifts are all around us, even when we may not notice them. Our nation is founded on the rule of law, with checks and balances that guarantee our God-given freedoms are protected. Our peaceful elections and lawful transfer of power remain the […]

Why did one of America’s best generals botch the Battle of San Pasqual 170 years ago?

This Sunday, California State Parks and the San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association will commemorate Battle Day. This is an annual, family friendly, North County event focusing on the interpretation and commemoration of the 1846 Battle of Pasqual, the bloodiest battle fought in California during the U.S. – Mexican War. This year the event will have enhanced living history activities that […]

Roberts concedes 3rd District Election

San Diego Supervisor Dave Roberts on Monday conceded the closely fought race for County Supervisor. Roberts led on Election Night with close to 2,300 votes. With more than 226,000 ballots counted in the District 3 race, Kristin Gaspar has gained enough votes over the past 20 days to now lead by 1,242 votes. 50.27% Gaspar 49.73% Roberts, which is less […]

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Saturday at the Center

The annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland will be held Saturday, December 3, 3-8 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. This annual community event brings the North Pole to the heart of Escondido. Children will have the chance to frolic in real snow, decorate their very own Christmas cookies, and even rendezvous with live reindeer! The […]

On the Menu

Ham Corn and Cheddar Chowder

Soup is my friend. Soup is comforting, filling and so amazing on a cold day. I even have Soup Weeks like this week that are a variety of whatever soups I come up with. I enjoy soups that have protein in them so it is a complete meal. My Mom always says meals need protein! My Mom is a very […]

Palomar College Students ‘Stand Up’ For Homeless Kids

Class Hosts “Say What You Pay Book Fair” & PR Campaign to Benefit Local Non-profit that Aids Homeless Youth

This Thursday, December 8, from 9am-3pm, a group of students from Palomar College’s Media Studies Program will host the “Say What You Pay Book Fair” to benefit StandUp for Kids, a San Diego-based non-profit organization that provides support, various services, as well as awareness for homeless youth in our communities.  The book fair will take place in front of the […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Christmas Cantata Dec. 11 at Grace Lutheran Church The Escondido Choral Arts ensembles, The Center Chorale and The Center Children’s Chorus will present “Tidings of Joy,” a concert celebrating the joy of the season. The fifty voices of the Center Children’s Chorus, ages 7-18, will sing music capturing the spirit of the holidays and combine with the adult ensemble for […]

Palomar College class’s book fair to benefit homeless youth

On Thursday, December 8, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., a group of students in Palomar College’s Media Studies Program will host the “Turning Pages Book Fair” to benefit StandUp for Kids, a San Diego-based non-profit that provides support and services for homeless youth. The book fair will take place in front of the Student Union in the middle of the Palomar […]

Santas continue to promote healthy children

The efforts of the Healthy Santas to promote children eating a healthy diet are still going strong this Holiday season at both the Tuesday night Farmers Market on Grand Avenue and Juniper Street in downtown Escondido, and at the Sunday mid-morning market at the Sikes Adobe Farmstead off Via Rancho Parkway, across from the Westfield Mall. There they pass out […]