2017-01-05 E-Edition

Daley Ranch and Lake Wohlford offer hikes in January

All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also available at www.escondido.org and www.visitescondido.com. Please note that […]

Words of Faith: What does 2017 have in store for us?

Well, it’s a wrap for 2016. I’ve heard some say, “Good riddance!” Maybe you’re one of those. If last year seemed to greet you with more challenges than you thought was your fair share, I have good news for you. The year 2017 is here and we as Christians have something to say about how it will be. I propose […]

Autism – A Growing Problem

Over three million people in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide are currently affected by ASD (Autism spectrum disorder), which includes Autism, Asperger syndrome and an assessment of intellectual disability and language impairment. It is estimated that around 1 in 68 American children has ASD. According to the CDC (Center of Disease Control) the prevalence of ASD has increased […]

Talk back to PUC about SDG&E’s plan to charge customers for wildfire losses

Escondido will host public hearings next week on SDG&E plan to charge customers for wildfire losses. State utility regulators will hold public hearings in San Diego County to collect testimony about a plan by San Diego Gas & Electric Co. to bill customers hundreds of millions of dollars in costs related to deadly wildfires nearly a decade ago. Two hearings […]

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 […]

Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week – January 22-28

The city’s tourism organization, ‘Visit Escondido,’ will once again sponsor Dine Out Escondido Restaurant Week January 22 – 28, at 30 restaurants in historic downtown and all around town. Escondido’s Dine Out Escondido!” restaurant week is better than ever with thirty local restaurant participants, a new partnership in support of the North County Food Bank and a special ride discount […]

Where to get sand bags, and free sand

With more rain in the forecast for the coming week, it’s good to know where you can get sandbags if you need them. 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 […]

Escondido chocolate festival returns Feb. 11 downtown

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Escondido Downtown Business Association is bringing back For the Love of Chocolate, the Escondido Chocolate Festival to Escondido’s Historic Downtown on Saturday, February 11, 1– 5 p.m. Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to the Downtown for the “For The Love of Chocolate” Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll through Downtown Escondido to […]

Escondido Public Library presents New Year, New Finances!

Escondido Public Library, in collaboration with Operation Hope in Escondido, will host a credit and money management workshop on Tuesday, January 24, from 6– 7:30 p.m. in the Library’s Turrentine Room. Learn the basics of creating a budget, how to understand your credit report and what you can do to correct errors that may negatively affect your credit rating, and […]

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