2016-12-22

2016-12-22 E-Edition

Escondido students named to Biola University’s Dean’s List



The following Escondido students were among the 1,575 students who were named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Biola University. Biola students are placed on the Dean’s List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.60 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.20. […]

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”: does special effects rights



“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” takes place between Episodes III and IV of the official “Star Wars” series. It answers the question of how Princess Leia came to be in possession of the plans for the Death Star at the beginning of Episode IV. It also answers the question of why the Death Star was built with a convenient […]

Hundreds brave downpour to shop at newest ALDI



Twenty-five cent avocados, and double guarantees on groceries and a claim that you can save 50% on most products— oh my! Friday morning hundreds of residents braved the rains to be among the first shoppers at the new ALDI supermarket located in Trafalgar Square, at 1330 E. Valley Pkwy. Festivities included an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, golden ticket giveaway to the […]

Sustainable Santa Saga: special report – The Miracle on Juniper Street



‘Twas Tuesday, December, 13, 2016 – just a dozen days before the hard work for Santa really begins on Christmas Eve. Santa Glen, the member of the Real Santa’s United (RSU) to end Childhood Obesity had called in telling Sustainable Santa he could not be at his post as a Healthy, Happy Santa in the Escondido Farmers Market, held each […]

On the Menu

Paleo Enchilada Bake

High protein, low carb diets are all the rage. I try to make meals that everyone can try. Who knows? You might like the low carb version more! I love Mexican food but I find sometimes that the grease and tortillas do not make my stomach happy. Here is a way to enjoy those delicious flavors without the guilt! Oh, […]

Partnership leads to creation of Gang Tattoo Removal Program



Escondido Gang Reduction Intervention Prevention (EGRIP) Taskforce held a press conference Friday morning at Neighborhood Healthcare to unveil the North County Tattoo Removal Program. Present at the press conference was Fifth District Supervisor Bill Horn, Escondido Chief of Police Craig Carter, Dr. James Schultz, of Neighborhood Healthcare; and Patricia Huerta, executive director of Escondido Education COMPACT EGRIP Taskforce. This program […]

Sheila Corwin, 81, lived in Escondido 43 years



Sheila Mae (Dunn) Corwin, a 43- year resident of Escondido, died quietly in her sleep on Dec 7 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. She was 81. Mrs. Corwin was an avid tennis player, active in Dos Valles Garden Club, Round dancing and Square dancing groups such as the Valley Center Promenaders, and a volunteer docent for the Poway and Escondido […]

Names of Escondido victims of Christmas Eve car accidents released



The Medical Examiner has released the names of two Escondido residents who were killed on Christmas Eve in a car accident that occurred at 11:27 a.m.  The names of the decedents are Rosario Garcia Ibarra, 38, and Christine Loraine Wagner, 47.  Ibarra was the driver of a 2003 Nissan Xterra traveling southbound on Great Southern Overland Stage Route (S2) in […]

Appeal of water treatment plant location set for Jan. 11



The Escondido City Council January 11 will hear an appeal of the December 13 Planning Commission approval of a conditional use permit for a proposed Membrane Filtration Reverse Osmosis (MF/RO) plant that would provide treatment for reclaimed water to make it suitable for agricultural use. The plant would be located at the corner of Ash Street & Washington Avenue on […]


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