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 […]

Consuelo “Connie” Lopez, 89, Escondido resident

Consuelo, Villalpando, Lopez, a longtime resident of Porterville, California passed on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the age of 89. Mrs. Lopez had been living in Escondido California for the past 11 years. She was born February 26, 1927, in Sonora, Arizona, to Cesario & Juanita Villalpando. Mrs. Lopez came to Porterville from Escondido, California with her husband Pete Diaz […]