2016-12-22 E-Edition

Where to get sand bags

The City of Escondido provides sand and empty bags for filling at the Escondido Sports Center in Kit Carson Park, located at 3333 Bear Valley Parkway. Sand bags and sand will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by checking in at the Sports Center Customer Counter. Escondido residents will need to bring identification, as well […]

Escondido Public Library Teen Book Club Discusses Feed by M. T. Anderson

Escondido Public Library’s Burritos & Book Club for teens ages 13- 18, meets on Saturday, January 21, 2017, in the Turrentine Room from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Feed, by M. T. Anderson, is the selected title and copies are available for checkout at the Library’s Information Desk or can be reserved using the Library’s online catalog at library. escondido.org. […]


Escondido Entertainment/Events Thursday, December 22 - Tuesday, December 28

Thursday December 22 Queen Califia’s Magical CircleOpen in Kit Carson Park!Kit Carson Park 3333 Bear ValleyPkwy S Escondido, CA 9-12 pm Open Mic Nightat Kettle Coffee and Tea 5:30 pm –8:30 pm119 East Grand Avenue Escondido,CA 92025 FOREVER PLAID: PLAID TIDINGSWelk Resorts San Diego 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr Escondido 92025. 1 &8 PMThe legendary Plaids come back toEarth to spread […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Feldenkrais – discover natural pain relief at Library Escondido Public Library offers Feldenkrais – Discover Natural Pain Relief, a series of two consecutive programs held on Fridays, January 6, and January 13 from 10:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m., in the Turrentine Room. The classes are part of the Library’s New Year, New You 2017 theme. While classes are free, pre-registration is […]

Concert pianist Tina Chong to perform in January

Tina Chong, concert pianist, with guest trombonist Brian Hecht, of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, will perform in a concert sponsored by the Hidden Valley Community Concert Association of Escondido — which is celebrating its 71st season. The concert will be January 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Tickets are available by calling 800- […]

Escondido to begin road widening of East Valley Parkway next year

A bottleneck at the east end of the city will be widened beginning next year. For years, motorists heading east on East Valley Parkway from the city as well as neighboring Valley Center residents heading west have created long lines near intersection of Valley Center Road and Lake Wohlford Road. This may end in a couple of years. The city […]

Escondido police help bring smiles to kids’ faces

On December 5 members of the Escondido Police Department, in cooperation with North County Yamaha, participated in a “wrapping party” for the annual Children’s Christmas Party to be held on Wednesday December 7. Over 500 gifts were wrapped in one day!! These gifts will bring smiles to approximately 150 children, and we couldn’t do it without our EPD and NCY […]

Whooping cough cases found at San Pasqual HS

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 December 14. This is the first cluster of cases at a school in San Diego County during this academic year. None of the pertussis cases at […]

“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 […]