2017-01-12 E-Edition

Words of Faith: Forgiving Others is the Key to True Freedom

Jesus tells the story of a man who owed a great debt and, as a result, had become a slave to his master. “…a certain king…when he had begun to settle accounts, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents. But as he was not able to pay, his master commanded that he be sold, with his […]

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 will have thirty local restaurant participants, a new partnership in support of the North County Food Bank and a special ride discount offer from Lyft […]


The police blotter comes from the Escondido Police Department website. We provide the headlines. BURGLARY AT CHICK-FIL-A—On December 25 at approximately 5:34 a.m., units were dispatched to an alarm at the Chick-fil-A. The units located a smashed glass door. It was later determined that three unknown suspects entered the building and forced entry into a safe in the back room. […]

EAA’s basketball girls bring true passion to the court

It is almost impossible to find a more welcoming or more committed group of athletes than the Escondido Adventist Academy girls basketball team. Full of passionate and hardworking athletes, this team is confident, encouraging, and extremely positive. In addition to having some of the most uplifting personalities, these girls also exhibit a wide range of talents and skills, evident by […]

Late hoop helps Patriots avoid upset, eke out 58-57 win

Early in the fourth period of Orange Glen’s recent home contest against Sage Creek, the Patriots were up 48-38 and seemed to have things reasonably in hand. But give the visiting Bobcats credit. Throughout the game, no matter what the circumstance or the score, they continued to soldier on and brought persistent effort. And that perseverance was eventually rewarded. SC […]

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. […]

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 […]

Esco grapplers take it to the mat and down VC 44-27

In a performance that demonstrated its technical skill, toughness and want-to, the Escondido High wrestling team established a sizeable advantage midway through last Thursday’s night match against host Valley Center and though challenged late, eventually secured a solid 44-27 victory in the Valley League opener for both squads. The rugged Cougars parlayed five pins, a technical fall and a decision […]

“Hidden Figures” delivers message about following your dreams

A lot of people were unhappy with my review of “Sing” a few weeks ago. Many wondered how I could have so much disdain for a movie with positive messages about perseverance and following your dreams. There are two main reasons: 1) That movie is considerably less positive with its messages about stealing and avoiding responsibility, and 2) There are […]