2017-01-12

2017-01-12 E-Edition

Nominations sought for Escondido city council awards



Each year at the State of the City meeting, the Escondido City Council recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to improve the quality of life in Escondido through volunteer service. Nominations now are being solicited for these awards. The city is encouraging the general public to submit nominations of qualified members of the community for consideration. Award nomination forms […]

County offers child car seats



More child car seats and safety education classes. That’s what the County Health and Human Services Agency will be offering to low-income parents thanks to a program funded by a $155,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The funds will be used to provide child passenger safety education classes and to […]

Death Investigation – Champagne Boulevard



Update: January 17:  The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy related to this investigation. The victim has been identified as San Diego County resident Antonia Herrera. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. The remainder of the autopsy has been sealed.  On January 12, 2017, at approximately 2:00 PM, deputies responded to a call […]

Escondido artist named Star of San Diego



Escondido art glass and mixed media artist James Stone of Stone & Glass has been chosen as one of this year’s 2017 Star of San Diego artists in San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles January issue, which hits newsstands Dec. 29. Stone, along with ten other artists, were selected by the publication’s editorial team. “After 30 years as a glassblowing artist, I […]

Pet of the Week



Name: RingoAge: 5 years oldGender: Neutered maleBreed: Domestic Short HairID #: 231279Adoption Fee: $25 Ringo, a 5-year-old Domestic Short Hair, is looking for a calm, quiet home to share his love. He was brought to our shelter when his previous owner fell ill and could no longer care for him. Ringo has done well with children, other cats and dogs […]

Got Milk? You’re due a refund: Class-action settlement



If you’ve bought milk in California in the past 14 years, you may be entitled to a cash payment as part of a class action settlement. California is one of 15 states involved in the $52 million class action lawsuit, which accuses dairy farmers of price-fixing. Claims must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2017 for processing. To submit a claim, […]

Escondido Police Department recruiting cadets



The Escondido Police Department and Explorer Post 2600 is currently recruiting for the position of Police Cadet. This is a volunteer position which is dedicated to teaching young men and women about law enforcement and a potential career in that field. Escondido Police Cadets participate in community events, provide traffic control, ride along as an observer with police officers, assist […]

Survivors seek forever homes!



Once again the Hawthorne’s rescued another litter of kittens! This time from a trash can, how they got there nobody knows! The kittens were immediately taken to A Cat’s View Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Nancy Matthews examined them and they were all ok. They were given a bath, nail trims, vaccines, spayed and neutered, and given all of their health care. […]

Coastal Rail Closure Cancelled This Weekend; COASTER to Operate



Oceanside, CA—Due to adverse weather conditions, the January 21-22 weekend coastal rail closure has been cancelled. COASTER and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service will operate as usual this Saturday and Sunday along the corridor.  Today, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) cancelled track improvements this weekend due to the risk of high winds and rain. Track improvements along the coastal […]