2017-01-12 E-Edition

Escondido Public Library presents ‘For the Love of Music,’ a Violin concert by and for kids

Escondido Public Library presents “For the Love of Music,” a violin concert performed by children, ages 7 to 12 years, who are in the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s (the Center) Jean Will Strings musical program. This special concert is by and for children, however, all ages are welcome to attend. “For the Love of Music” will be held […]

Longtime Escondido resident Brian Slotower, 64

Brian Kent Slothower passed away on January 7, 2017 at the age of 64. Mr. Slotower was a 25-year resident of Escondido. He is survived by his father Richard Slothower and his brother Bruce Slothower. A celebration of Mr. Slothower’s life will be held at his home on Saturday January 14 from 1 –4 p.m. Friends and family are welcome.

State of city address set for Feb 22 at CCAE

Escondido’s Annual State of the City Address by Mayor Sam Abed will be held in the Conference Center at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Wednesday, February 22. There is an optional $20 breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the program begins at 8 a.m. To reserve and purchase tickets for the breakfast, or for more information click […]

News from Escondido college students

Two Escondido residents were named to the dean’s list and one Escondido resident graduated from college in this week’s collection about what Escondido residents are doing in college. Karra Day of Escondido graduated from Eastern New Mexico University on December 10, 2016 with a BS in Biology. ENMU, a state institution offering associate, bachelor and master degree options, serves students […]

Randall Joel Olsen June 7, 1949 – January 8, 2017

Randall Joel Olsen passed away January 8, 2017. Randy is survived by his wife Kristine, children Kirstie Martin and Donny Olsen, and 4 grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, January 14th, at 10 AM at Felicita County Park, Area 6, 742 Clarence Lane, Escondido, CA 92025. Friends and family that knew and loved him are welcome.

SANDAG to survey 200k on the traveling habits

This week SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments) will launch phase two of the San Diego Regional Transportation Study, inviting about 200,000 households in San Diego County to participate in a survey of their travel behavior. Postcard invitations will begin to arrive in mailboxes this week. SANDAG is the San Diego region’s primary public planning, transportation, and research agency, providing […]

Ask the Vet

~ Question: When should I get my pet “fixed”?

Spring is right around the corner, and so is puppy and kitten season. Many of which may never find homes. Perhaps because of this, there has been renewed interest in the idea of when to spay or neuter pets. The long held and steadfast belief was that altering a pet was best done before it’s first estrus or “heat” cycle. […]

Patio Playhouse presents “Waiting for Godot” in January

The Patio Playhouse rendition of Samuel Beckett’s tragicomedy “Waiting for Godot” plays from now until January 29 at the intimate downtown Escondido theater. The Nobel Prize winning writer Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot leads off the theater’s 2017 season. This existential masterpiece tells the story of two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait by a lonely tree to meet […]

Expect higher prices at local restaurants

One restaurant owner explains why

You know how we are told that there is no inflation to speak of? Tell that to your local restaurant owner. “Restaurants must increase revenue or fail,” says the Food & Beverage Association of San Diego. According to a statement put out by the association, “Operators are experiencing increased costs beyond their control and must find new ways to gain […]