2016-12-29

2016-12-29 E-Edition

Times-Advocate Shorts



The Escondido Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring several activities in January. Many are limited to members of the Chamber, while others are open to non-members as well. To make sure, call the Chamber office, or visit 720 N Broadway, Escondido 92025. Economic Development Committee Thursday, January 12 at noon., at the Conference Room of the Chamber. The committee works […]

Old Champions site is now Rosie’s Café



The old Champions, which operated for many years on Grand Avenue, and which closed about a year ago, has been reborn as Rosie’s Café on 117 W. Grand Ave. The “Rosie” of the name is Kaitlyn Rose, who will be using many of the old family recipes from Champions, and will also be serving traditional breakfasts and lunches from 6 […]

The California Legislature will begin Back to Sacramento

~ Guest Opinion


On January 4th, 80 State Assembly Members and 40 State Senators will begin the new legislative session. Over 2,000 bills are likely to be introduced in the next few weeks. Thankfully, most will not be controversial. With some exceptions, all legislation must be submitted to the Office of Legislative Counsel by January 20 with the final submission date of February […]

On the Menu

Pancetta, Chicken and Sausage Rolls

The holidays are almost over and we will be headed towards the New Year in just a few days! These cool days and evenings are so nice to enjoy a warm meal, while next to the fireplace with a glass of wine. Italian food is so comforting to me mainly because of my crazy Italian family! I will never forget […]

Trout season in full swing at Lake Wohlford



With large plants of rainbow trout just before Christmas and another planned for just after New Year, this is the time for serious trout anglers to hit the lake. To protect Wohlford from invasive exotic Quagga mussels, there is a ban on private water craft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels. Restricted equipment includes private boats, canoes, […]

Fatality Structure Fire at Green Crest Mobile Home Park



On December 29, 2016, at 12:36 a.m., the Escondido Fire and Police Departments responded to a reported residential structure fire with reports of victims trapped inside at the Green Crest Mobile Home Park located at 541 W. 15th Avenue in Escondido. Upon arrival, firefighters and police officers found heavy fire and black smoke coming from the front doors and windows. Family […]

Meet Times-Advocate photographer Lenny Kerbs



Whenever you see a sports photo in this paper that captures the moment perfectly with total clarity, chances are that photo was taken by Lenny Kerbs, the Times-Advocate’s go-to-guy for team sports action shots. Kerbs has been a photographer in the area since 1990, and before that in Alpine for a dozen years and a similar number of years in […]

2017 City Council Award Nominations



Each year at the Annual State of the City address, the City Council recognizes community members who have given outstanding service to Escondido as a volunteer. Nominations are now being solicited for awards in a wide range of categories. If you would like to nominate someone for an award, please fill out a nomination form and return it to the City Manager’s Office by […]

Pet of the Week



Name: SnowballAge: 5 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: Domestic Longhair mixID #: 229935Adoption Fee: $25 Snowball, a 5-year-old Domestic Longhair, is looking for a calm, quiet home to share her love. She was brought to our shelter when her previous family had a new baby and all the changes were much too scary for poor Snowball. She’s very shy at first, […]


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