2016-12-08 E-Edition


GANG RELATED SHOOTING — On November 21 at 11:30 p.m., police communications received numerous 911 calls of gunshots fired in the area of 4th Avenue and Orange Street. Witnesses stated they saw a gray pickup speeding away from the area. Moments later, an officer located the vehicle and attempted to stop it. The vehicle did not yield and continued to drive, […]

New school clothes

Assistance League of North County volunteers with a family at Kohl’s. Each child gets to shop for $100 worth of new school clothes at Kohl’s in San Marcos and they receive a $25 Payless shoe card. Pictured in the background from left to right are Assistance League members, Peggy Williams, Marie Humphrey and Jean Blythe.

Pet of the Week

Name: IvyAge: 5 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: American Staffordshire Terrier mixID #: 228927Adoption Fee: $95 Ivy, a 5-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix, is looking for a new best friend. This darling girl was brought in by her previous owner and has been melting the hearts of our staff and volunteers ever since. Aside from her undeniable beauty, Ivy is the […]

“Arrival”: interesting concepts, but slow

“Arrival” opened three weeks ago to some of the best reviews of the year and Best Actress Oscar talk for Amy Adams. The problem was that the film was weirdly limited in its release, playing on only 2,300 screens in the country when most new wide releases play on over 3,000. I didn’t see it then because it opened with […]

Kirby and Davis help pace the Jags over Calvin Christian 65-50

There’s always a bit more intrigue and perhaps even motivation whenever Valley Center High takes on an Escondido based opponent. The Jags seemingly always bring a little added juice whenever they take on a neighbor from the south. And such was the case last Friday night in VC’s season opener when it parlayed some impressive outside shooting from Josh Kirby […]

SP Girls’ Basketball team is ready to dominate

The girls’ basketball team at San Pasqual High School promises to be a force worth reckoning with this season. They are determined, hardworking, and might just be completely unstoppable. Their practices have been focused on eliminating their weaknesses and on becoming a more serious and disciplined team. As they are planning to concentrate all their strength towards making the playoffs, […]

Daley Ranch offers five hikes in December

Daley Ranch will host five hikes this month. All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also […]

Trout season begins Saturday at Lake Wohlford

The beginning of trout season will be Saturday, December 10 at Lake Wohlford. There are 6,000 lbs. of Nebraska Tail-Walkers scheduled to be stocked for Saturday’s opener. There have been two small trout plants already made by the Department of Fish and Wildlife making this the earliest the lake has had trout in years. After Saturday’s opener the lake will […]

On the Menu

JZ’s Pasta Fagioli Soup

This is such an easy and delicious soup that is great to throw in the crockpot and come home to. I am a huge fan of Olive Garden’s Pasta Fagioli soup and have been trying to recreate it as close as possible. This belly warming soup is sure to warm you and your family up on a chilly evening. At […]