2016-12-08 E-Edition

Fire Safe Council hosts firefighters at 10th annual Appreciation Dinner

The Deer Springs Fire Safe Council treated more than three dozen firefighters from the Deer Springs Fire District and the San Marcos Fire Department to a barbecue dinner to show appreciation for their lifesaving services. The event, held last month, was hosted by Lawrence Welk Resorts, whose chefs treated the firefighters to a menu of barbecued steak and chicken, vegetables, […]


Anne C. Kiyoizumi09/29/1956 – 11/29/2016Born in Mineola, NYResidence of Escondido, CAServed in the U.S. NavyThere will be a visitation/viewing onMonday 12/5/2016 from 4 – 6 p.m. atCalifornia Funeral Alternatives, 1020E. Pennsylvania Ave., Escondido, CA92025.Services will be held at San RafaelCatholic Church, 17252 BernardoCenter Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 onTuesday, 12/6/2016, A viewing at 10a.m. with a Mass to follow at […]

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, December 10, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Queen Califia docents will be on site to answer questions. Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is the only American sculpture garden and the last […]


Escondido Entertainment/Events Thursday, December 8 – Wednesday, December 14 Thursday December 8 Business After Five Networking Event5:00 pm – 7:00 pmThe Vineyard at Escondido Golf Course925 San Pasqual Rd Escondido, CA92025 Business After 5A social/networking event every secondThursday of the month! It gives you thechance to visit a host business and networkwith other Escondido Chamber members.At Business After 5, you […]

Ask the Vet

~ Question: My pet is a little overweight. Is that really a problem? As with the human population, the majority of dogs and cats in the US are overweight or obese. Overweight pets suffer many of the same maladies that humans do, like diabetes, hypertension, orthopedic problems, spinal problems, and more. Fat tissue is a very inflammatory endocrine tissue which […]

Community in Unity: good food, good fun and a good cause

Wednesday night the 6th annual Community in Unity occurred under the rotunda at City Hall. Local chefs brought samples of some of their tastiest inventions to share. The event also collected stuff toys for Escondido Police Department’s Holiday Party and pajamas for Rady’s Children’s Hospital.

Mud wagon replica will drive in Saturday’s parade

Today we often compliment the proud owner of a new car on his “nice ride.” Saturday, you will be able to see what people in the late 1800s considered a “nice ride,” when a replica of a “mud wagon” will be part of the Jaycees Christmas Parade (see story front page.) The “mud wagon” replica is authentic in every detail, […]

Convention of States Group holds successful meeting

The area Convention of the States group held their monthly meeting Saturday at Mike’s BBQ in Escondido that consisted of a “meet and greet.” Organizer Fred Yerrick called it “a success.” The next meeting will be January 7, 2017, also at Mike’s BBQ. We are available any time prior if you are able to gather 5 or more like minded […]

Elks Club holds memorial service

The Escondido Elks Lodge #1687 held their annual First Sunday in December Memorial Service this week. Tradition of the Elks Memorial Service: The tradition of the Elks Memorial Service began when the organization was originally created. On February 16, 1868, the Elks organization was formed by individuals in the theatrical field who named the group the “Jolly Corks.” For the […]