Bellamy’s in Escondido will be offering dinner on Christmas Eve. Planning on dining out on Christmas Eve? Bellamy’s will be offering exquisite dinners on December 24 prepared by French Master Chef Patrick Ponsaty and Chef Jonathan Freyberg. The hidden gem of Escondido, Bellamy’s is offering a special three-course menu offered on Christmas Eve for $65 with an option for a […]

Autistic man a victim of hit and run

A young autistic man suffered broken bones and bruises Thursday morning when he was struck by a car and left injured in the street by the driver of the vehicle. The man, Bobby Walker, was later hospitalized at Palomar Medical Center for surgery was later released on Saturday. His arm was broken in two places and he required stitches for […]

Brandywine Homes to build 586-unit selfstorage facility near Kit Carson Park

3.2-Acre Development Will Include Four Custom Homes

Brandywine Homes announced last week that it has purchased 3.2 acres of vacant land at 2319 Cranston Dr. in Escondido’s Kit Carson neighborhood and will build 586 self-storage units totaling on 1.74 acres and four custom homes on 12,602- to 14,000-squarefoot lots. This is Brandywine’s first ground-up self-storage development project. “We’re excited about moving into a new, up-and-coming arena of […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Coffee Club The Escondido Chamber of Commerce offers “Coffee Club,” a casual morning of pastries, coffee and roundtable networking on Friday, December 16, 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Continental breakfast is served. Escondido Chamber of Commerce is located at 720 N Broadway, Escondido RSVP TODAY at escondidochamber.org or 760 745-2125. * * […]

On the Menu

Asian Sticky Ribs

Have I told you lately that I love Asian food? It truly is so comforting and flavorful. I like trying different rib recipes since there are so many ways to cook them and season them! This dish is so stick to your ribs (no pun intended ) good that it is perfect in the oven during a chilly winter evening. […]

Survivors seek forever homes!

Once again the Hawthornes rescued another litter of kittens! This time from a trash can, how they got there nobody knows! The kittens were immediately taken to A Cat’s View Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Nancy Matthews examined them and they were all ok. They were given a bath, nail trims, vaccines, spayed and neutered, and given all of their health care. […]

Whooping cough cases found at San Pasqual High School

Six cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been confirmed at San Pasqual High School in the Escondido Union High School District, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. This is the first cluster of cases at a school in San Diego County during this academic year. None of the pertussis cases at the […]

Winners announced for Jaycees Christmas Parade

Winners announced at last weekend’s Jaycees Christmas Parade are as follows: Band – Club 1st Los Montaño Band – High School 1st Valley Center High School2nd San Pasqual High School GoldenEagle Marching Band3rd Escondido High School Band Auxiliary – Junior High 1st `T.C.A. – Vista Junior High“Spirit” Flag Team Auxiliary – High School 1st San Pasqual High School2nd Escondido High […]

DUI Checkpoint / Holiday DUI Details Planned

This Holiday Season, The Escondido Police Department Is Looking For Drunk Drivers Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

This holiday season, Escondido police will be out looking for drunk & drugged drivers as part of a special year-end Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization. “Beginning December 16 and continuing into the New Year, you will see stepped up enforcement watching closely for anyone who is driving impaired,” said Lt. Mike Kearney. “We want to keep our roads […]

City manager’s departure delayed until Feb. 28

The departure of Escondido City Manager Graham Mitchell, originally announced for the end of December, has been extended for two months, the city announced this week. According to the city’s spokesman, Joyce Masterson, who is herself retiring this week (see story this page), the delay allows the city to conduct a search for Mitchell’s replacement, using the same headhunting firm, […]