2017-01-12 E-Edition

Escondido Republicans to meet Jan. 16

Edward Grangetto will be The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) guest speaker for their monthly lunchtime meeting on Monday, January 16. The title of his presentation is “Tapped Out – A Novel Approach to a Sustainable Water Resource.” Grangetto is the co-founder – along with John Burr – of the Escondido Growers for Agricultural Preservation (EGAP) and advancing the new sustainable […]

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 […]

Artisan Guild seeks new members

Thirty-seven local artists comprise the Hidden Meadows Artisan Guild. But there’s always room for more. The group meets each month to share their latest work, learn of new techniques, classes, and exhibits as well as observe demonstrations of each others’ skill. If you have attended one of the two art shows at the pavilion in April or November of this […]

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 […]

Escondido Public Library’s Rincón Literario Book Club meets in January

Rincón Literario (The Literary Corner), Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Club will start the New Year with a bang! Explore the nature of power through the mind of a master manipulator in “Historia de un canalla/ Story of a Sociopath,” a psychological thriller by Julia Navarro. Rincón Literario will meet on January 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. […]


Sunny Side Kitchen’s Kathleen Carpenter tells The Times-Advocate: “Don’t forget to try our new Veggie Salad. It’s on bed of spring greens with onions, carrots, tomatoes, avocado, hard boiled egg, walnuts, feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette.” The popular Orange Street café also recommends their made-to-order oatmeal for these cold days. These 100% old fashioned rolled oats are steeped with steamed […]

Escondido Public Library offers Kids Book Club in a Bag

Escondido Public Library now offers Kids Book Club in a Bag for children ages 9-12. Each bag is an all-in-one kit that includes multiple copies of one juvenile title, discussion questions, author information, and tips for conducting a book club meeting. Kids Book Club in a Bag kits are designed to make starting a book club easy – just add […]

Dorothy Berkey, 96, was Escondido resident

Dorothy Evelyn Berkey of Escondido died December 29, 2016. She was 96. Dorothy Evelyn Berkey was born November 26, 1920 in Iowa. She was the daughter of William & Evelyn Weldon and eldest of 13 kids. Mrs. Berkey was the mother of 7 children, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and aunt. Her past-times were gardening, playing cards and shopping. Mrs. Berkey […]

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 […]

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